New Redmi K50 Ultra: extreme power, ultra-fast charging and more in Xiaomi’s new affordable beast
The Redmi K50 Ultra has a 6.67-inch 120 hertz OLED display, a Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 processor, a 108 MP main camera and a large 5,000 mAh battery with 120W fast charging.
In the event that Xiaomi held yesterday in its native country, in addition to presenting its second foldable smartphone, the Xiaomi MIX Fold 2, and its first humanoid robot, the Xiaomi CyberOne, the Chinese giant also announced its new affordable high-end terminal, the Xiaomi Redmi K50 Ultra.
The Ultra last name fits perfectly with this new model of the Redmi K50 series, because it has extreme power, with a large battery with ultra-fast charging and a more than competitive price.
Xiaomi Redmi K50 Ultra: all the information
Xiaomi Redmi K50 Ultra Specifications Dimensions 163.1 x 75.9 x 8.6mm
202 grams Display 6.67-inch OLED
1,220 x 2,712 pixels
120 hertz refresh rate
Up to 500 nits brightness
DolbyVision Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 RAM 8/12GB LPDDR5x Operating System MIUI 13 based on Android 12 Storage 128/256/512 UFS 3.1 cameras
Rear end: main 108 MP f / 1.6 OIS
8MP ultra wide angle, 120º viewing angle
Frontal: 20MP drums 5,000 mAh
120W Fast Charging Other 5G SA/NSA, Wi-Fi 6 802.11 ax, Bluetooth 5.2, Dual GPS (L1 + L5), NFC, USB Type-C, Dual Stereo Speaker, Under-display Fingerprint Reader
The Xiaomi Redmi K50 Ultra has a design very similar to that of the rest of the devices in the Xiaomi 12 family and with the most advanced hardware to date in a Redmi K50 series terminal, of which we already knew two other models: the Redmi K50 and the Redmi K50 Pro.
Thus, this new affordable high-end terminal from Xiaomi is equipped with a large 6.67-inch OLED display with a resolution of 1.5K of 1,220 x 2,712 pixels, a refresh rate of 120 hertz with a maximum brightness of 500 nits and that is compatible is with HDR10+ and Dolby Vision standards.
The engine chosen to move this smartphone is none other than Qualcomm’s most advanced processor to date, a Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 that comes with two versions of LPDDR5x RAM of 8 and 12 GB. and of three variants of internal storage of the type UFS 3.1 of 128, 256 and 512GB.
In the photographic part, the Redmi K50 Ultra bets on a triple rear camera module consisting of a 108-megapixel main sensor, the Samsung ISOCELL S5KHM6 with a focal aperture f/1.6 and OIS (Optical Image Stabilization), a sensor 8 megapixel ultra-wide angle with a viewing angle of 120º and a sensor 2 megapixel macro and by a front camera equipped with the 20 megapixel Sony IMX596 sensor.
Another strong point of the Redmi K50 Ultra is its autonomy, as it has a large battery from 5,000 mAh with 120W ultra-fast charging.
The new affordable premium terminal from the Chinese company is also not short on connectivity, as it has 5G SA/NSA, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.2, Dual GPS, NFCUSB Type-C, dual stereo speaker and fingerprint reader under the display.
At the software level, the new Redmi K50 Ultra arrives with Android 12 running under the latest version of the Chinese company’s customization layer, MIUI 13.
Xiaomi Redmi K50 Ultra: availability and prices
The Redmi K50 Ultra is now available for purchase in China and the market prices of each of the four memory variants available are as follows:
Redmi K50 Ultra 8/128GB: 2,999 yuan, about 431 euros to change Redmi K50 Ultra 8/256GB: 3,099 yuan, about 446 euros to change Redmi K50 Ultra 12/256 GB: 3,399 yuan, about 489 euros to Redmi K50 Ultra 12 to change /512 GB: 3,699 yuan, about 532 euros to change These 9 Xiaomi phones are already updating to Android 13
It is still unknown whether this new affordable high-end mobile will arrive in Europe, but if it does, it will certainly do so with a different nomenclature and with a slightly higher price.