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Redmi K50i 5G goes official with Dimensity 8100 and 144Hz LCD

Xiaomi India capped off yet another launch event where we saw the debut of the Redmi K50i 5G and Redmi Buds 3 Lite wireless earphones. The phone is equipped with MediaTek’s Dimensity 8100, a 6.6-inch LCD with an adaptive 144Hz refresh rate as well as a 5,080 mAh battery with 67W fast charging.

The LCD panel on the K50i 5G is of the Fringe Field Switching (FFS) variety and it’s the first Redmi phone with Dolby Vision support. There’s Gorilla Glass 5 for protection and a 16MP selfie cam in the centered punch hole cutout. The phone comes with dual speakers with Dolby Atmos as well as a high impedance headphone jack.

There’s a 64MP ISOCELL GW 1 main sensor on the back alongside an 8MP ultrawide module and a 2MP macro cam. The software side is covered by Android 12 with MIUI 13. Redmi K50i 5G gets a 5,080 mAh battery with 67W fast charging with PD support up to 27W. Other notable features include Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.3 connectivity as well as an IR port.

Redmi K50i 5G comes in black, blue and silver colors. Pricing starts at INR 25,999 ($325) for the 6/128GB base variant. The 8/128GB model will go for INR 28,999 ($362). Early bird offers get the price down to INR 20,999 and INR 23,999 respectively. Open sales start on July 23 at midnight.

Redmi Buds 3 Lite bring 6mm dynamic drivers, Bluetooth 5.2 connectivity and up to 18 hours playback. They are IP54 dust and splash resistant and will be priced at INR 1,999 ($25).