Spoločnosť Xiaomi at its press conference today, it also presented the flagship model of its subsidiary brand, with the label Redmi K50 Extreme Edition / Ultra. This model impresses with the powerful Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 processor and the price, which is set very aggressively.
Redmi K50 Ultra: These are the technical specifications
Lei Jun, as the CEO of Xiaomi, presented the new model Redmi K50 Extreme Edition / Ultra as a challenge to the popular Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max.
The traditional Redmi design, which fits into the K50 series, is thus supplemented with a high-end one 6,67 "AMOLED a display with 1,5K resolution (2712 x 1220 pixels) and a resulting fineness of 446 ppi (for comparison, the iPhone 13 Pro Max has 458 ppi, and Full HD+ panels around 400 ppi).
In addition, the display features a flat surface finish as well as a layer tested by SGS that eliminates blue light during use. There is also a high refresh rate of up to 120 Hz, as well as support for Dolby Vision technology, HDR10+, DCI-P3 color gamut, as well as 12-bit colors.
The equipment is complemented by up to 1920 Hz PWM dimming, adaptive HDR technology and an optical fingerprint sensor hidden under the surface of the screen.
A powerful flagship processor will take care of the performance Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1, which is manufactured by TSMC's 4nm manufacturing process. But why is the smartphone extreme? It has a sophisticated cooling type Vapor Chamber, which covers up to 3000 mm². There is also software optimization from the manufacturer, which mobile gamers will especially appreciate (59 fps = 46,1°C).
On the back, there is a rectangular rear camera module. It contains the main 108 MPx camera Samsung ISOCELL HM6 with optical image stabilization (OIS). This sensor is also supplemented by 8 MPx ultra-wide sensor, and a 2 MPx macro camera.
Other equipment includes up to 12 GB of LPDDR5 RAM, fast UFS 3.1 storage, GPS connectivity, NFC, Wi-Fi 6, and increased resistance to water and dust with certification IP 53 . In terms of software, the Android 12 operating system is available, supplemented by the MIUI 13 superstructure. The smartphone also includes stereo speakers with Dolby Atmos and Hi-Res Audio technology.
The integrated battery has capacity 5000 mAh, and given the focus of this smartphone, fast charging cannot be missing either. The device supports power charging up to 120 W, you can reach full capacity in just 17 minutes.
Price and availability of the new Redmi smartphone
Mark Redmi will start selling its new smartphone Redmi K50 Ultra in three different color versions, as well as in a limited edition Mercedes-Benz AMG F1 edition. These are the official sales prices in each configuration:
- 8 GB RAM + 128 GB storage for only 2999 Chinese yuan (approx. €430 / $445 USD)
- 8 GB RAM + 256 GB storage for only 3299 Chinese yuan (approx. €473 / $489 USD)
- 12 GB RAM + 256 GB storage for only 3599 Chinese yuan (approx. €516 / $534 USD)
- 12 GB RAM + 512 GB storage for only 3999 Chinese yuan (approx. €573 / $593 USD)
- Mercedes-Benz AMG F1 Edition 12GB RAM + 512GB Storage for 4199 Chinese Yuan (about €602 / $623 USD)
The manufacturer has also prepared a special launch event for the month of August 2022. This will reduce the selling price of higher configurations even lower, to a value from 3099 Chinese yuan (€444 / €459). Pre-orders start today. Sales of the smartphone will start in China on August 16, 2022. We don't have any other information available about the possible international availability yet.
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