The Redmi K30 Ultra launched back in 2022 was the last Ultra-branded smartphone in the company’s K series lineup. Now, the company is all set to revive the Ultra line with the launch of the new Redmi K50 Ultra in the Chinese market which promises even more power than the February-announced Redmi K50 Gaming Edition.
The new model builds around a 6.67” AMOLED display offering a sharp-looking FHD+ screen resolution along with a smooth 120Hz refresh rate and a responsive 480Hz touch sampling. Apart from that, it also comes with other advanced features including support for 12-bit color depth, HDR10+, as well as Dolby Vision.
Coming to the imaging front, the Redmi K50 Ultra features a triple-cam setup on the rear side which comprises of a 108 megapixels (Samsung HM6) main camera with OIS stabilization, 8 megapixels ultra-wide camera, as well as a 2 megapixels macro camera to help with low-light photography. This will rounded out by a 20 megapixels front-facing camera for selfies and video calls.
Under the hood, the Redmi K50 Ultra is powered by the latest Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 chipset just like most other recent flagship models such as the Xiaomi 12S Ultra. In the memory department, the phone also features up to 12GB RAM and 512GB onboard storage.
To ensure a smooth and uninterrupted gaming experience, the phone is also backed by an upgraded cooling system which is said to be able to keep the chipset cooling even after more than two hours of gaming.
Keeping it’s lights on is a respectable 5,000mAh battery which carries support for a super fast 120W wired charging solution that’s able to deliver a full charge in around 19 minutes. As usual, the phone will be shipped with the latest MIUI 13 based on Android 12 OS out of the box.
Those who’re interested can pick the phone from three different colorways such as Black, Gray and Blue. It’ll be priced starting at 2,999 Yuan ($455) for the 8GB+128GB base model and goes up to 3,699 Yuan ($549) for the top-of-the-line model with 12GB RAM and 512GB onboard storage. Likewise, there’s also a special Mercedes F1 Edition variant which commands a slightly higher asking price of 4,199 Yuan ($623).