Xiaomi was rumored to launch the Xiaomi 11T as the Redmi K40S in the Chinese market. Now, fresh leaks reveal that the Redmi K50 series is in the pipeline as the next flagship phone from the brand instead of the Redmi K40S. The Redmi K50 series is said to debut alongside the Redmi K30 series and Redmi K40 series of smartphones. The Redmi K50 series is said to include the vanilla Redmi K50, Redmi K50 Pro and the top-end Redmi K50 Pro+.
Redmi General Manager Lu Weibing has reportedly denied the launch of Redmi K40S. he keeps Allegedly MyDrivers confirmed that the Redmi K40S will not be there, and the company is working on the Redmi K50 lineup. Separately, the famous tipster digital chat station deployment of On Weibo, the Redmi K40S has not appeared on Chinese certification sites, which points to the cancellation of the handset. Furthermore, the tipster hinted about the launch of the Xiaomi 12 lineup and the Redmi K50 series. He added that the upcoming smartphones will come with Snapdragon 870 chipset.
According to 91Mobiles report goodOf course, the alleged Redmi K50 series will include the standard Redmi K50, Redmi K50 Pro and top-end Redmi K50 Pro+ models. The upcoming series will be launched in China later this year or early next year. The smartphone is reported to come with an in-display fingerprint sensor. According to the report, the two smartphones of the Redmi K50 series will have Snapdragon 778G chipset. The Redmi K50 and Redmi K50 Pro are said to have Snapdragon 870 SoC. The Redmi K50 Pro+ variant is said to pack the Snapdragon 898 SoC and support 120W fast charging.
The Redmi K50 is said to sport a 48-megapixel rear primary sensor, while the Redmi K50 Pro sports a 50-megapixel main sensor. The Redmi K50 Pro+ is said to have a 108-megapixel primary rear sensor. The Redmi Pro+ model is also reported to have 120W fast charging support. Other variants are said to offer maximum 100W fast charging support.