- A new Redmi smartphone is in the works, and it will be powered by the Snapdragon 870 SoC.
- The phone is also expected to have a 6.7-inch FHD+ OLED display and a refresh rate of 120Hz.
- The device is very likely to succeed. Redmi K40/Mi 11X
Xiaomi is developing a new Redmi phone that will be powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 870 SoC. According to rumors, this model will succeed the Redmi K40/Mi 11X series. In India, the Chinese smartphone manufacturer previously released the Redmi K40 rebranded as the Mi 11X. The most recent leak comes from tipster Digital Chat Station, who posted an in-depth description of the new Redmi device that Xiaomi is currently working on. He has confirmed that the device will be released soon and that it will be powered by the Snapdragon 870 chipset.
Snapdragon 870 SoC powered Redmi smartphone expected specifications
The device currently in development is expected to follow in the footsteps of the Redmi K40 and could be dubbed the Redmi K50. The device could also be launched in India as a rebadged Xiaomi product under the company’s Mi lineup, similar to how the Redmi K40 was launched in India as the Mi 11X. However, the tipper Digital Chat Station has not revealed a name for the new device.
According to the source, the new Redmi device will be powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 870 SoC. The Redmi phone is expected to have a 6.7-inch FHD+ OLED display with 2400 x 1080 pixels. The panel will also support a refresh rate of 120Hz. In terms of optics, it is expected to use a 50MP main camera sensor. While other details are still unknown, the Redmi phone is expected to have a triple camera setup.
An educated guess would be that the device will be powered by a 5,000mAh battery with 67W fast charging support. The device could also come with 8GB or 12GB of RAM and up to 256GB of storage. The new Redmi device may also benefit from an improved haptic system, which is an important feature given that it will be sold in the budget-flagship segment.
Please keep in mind that the information presented above is merely speculation based on leaks discovered by us, and that you should wait for an official statement from Xiaomi.