Redmi K50i Review: One glance at this phone will remind you of ten other Vivo and Realme phones. There is a 6.6 inch LCD display. The Beijing-based company has given a 144 Hz refresh rate on this display. There is a 5,080 mAh battery. It also has 67W fast charge support. The battery of this phone will be charged from 0-100 percent in just 55 minutes. How did this phone perform? Read the review.
After the launch of Redmi K20 and Redmi K20 Pro, the Chinese company has not brought any other phones in the K series. Redmi K50i 5G was recently launched in this series. Xiaomi has redefined the price-performance ratio in the new phone. Despite having the same hardware name as the Redmi K20 series, the new Redmi K50i phone offers a great combination of price and performance. Read Redmi K50i review.
Redmi K50i 5G: Design and Display
While the Redmi K20 series uses a pop-up selfie camera, the new Redmi K50i 5G has a hole punch display. Modern design can be seen in this phone. A glance at this phone will remind you of ten other Vivo and Realme phones. Redmi has brought this phone to India in multiple colors.
There was no problem in using this phone. This phone has a curved design around a tall, flat frame. Redmi K50i 5G weighs around 200 grams. There is a fingerprint sensor on the side of the phone. There is an IP53 rating.
This phone has a 6.6 inch LCD display. The Beijing-based company has given a 144 Hz refresh rate on this display. Along with 270 Hz touch sampling rate. However, at this price, almost all phones will have a high refresh rate OLED display.
Redmi K50i 5G: Performance and Battery Life
Redmi K50i 5G has Dimensity 8100 chipset. This chipset is used in relatively more expensive phones. The Oppo Reno 8 Pro phone also uses this chipset. The price of that phone is Rs 46,000. This chipset has also been seen in some OnePlus and realme phones. All those phones cost much more than the Redmi K50i 5G. At the time of launch, Redmi K50i was priced from Rs 25,999.
Redmi K50i overcomes all the shortcomings of budget phones. This phone will get much better performance than the competitors at this price. This smartphone is even ahead of the benchmark score of the smartphone with the same processor of a much higher price.
Liquid cooling is used in Redmi K50i 5G. This technology will help keep the processor cool during gaming. Although the phone got a little warm while playing heavy games like Genshin Impact. This might be the only phone in the midrange segment that can play Battlegrounds Mobile India at 90 fps.
This phone has 8 GB LPDDR5 RAM and 256 GB UFS 3.1 storage. There are 12 5G band support, Bluetooth 5.3 and WiFi 6 support. Redmi K50i 5G has a 5,080 mAh battery. It also has 67W fast charge support. The battery of this phone will be charged from 0-100 percent in just 55 minutes. There is also the facility of PD fast charging.
Redmi K50i 5G: Camera
Redmi K50i 5G has 3 cameras on the back. Along with the 64 MP primary camera, this phone has an 8 MP ultra-wide camera and a 2 MP macro camera on the back. Samsung GW1 is used in the primary camera of this phone. This sensor will take good pictures. However, the photos taken with the ultra-wide camera will sometimes seem a bit soft.
The macro camera has no auto-focus feature. Low-light image quality could have been better with the primary camera. Redmi K50i 5G can shoot 4K 30 fps videos. There isn’t much dynamic range to be found. There is a 16 MP camera for selfies. This camera can record 1090p 30 fps video.