Redmi has finally confirmed that the Redmi K70 series will be announced in November. The announcement came soon after MediaTek held a launch event today to unveil the Dimensity 8300 chipset.
The Redmi K70e is slated to be the first smartphone featuring the Dimensity 8300-Ultra, which appears to be a custom version of the D8300. It was also confirmed during the MediaTek event that the K70e featuring the D8300-Ultra has registered an impressive AnTuTu performance score of 1,526,328. The Redmi K70 and K70 Pro are expected to feature the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 and Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chipsets, respectively.
It is speculated that the Redmi K70e and K70 will have a 1.5K resolution OLED display, while the K70 Pro will feature a 2K resolution OLED panel. All three phones will support a 120Hz refresh rate and run on HyperOS-based Android 14. The K70e will have a plastic frame and pack a 5,500mAh battery with 90W charging. The K70 may house a 5,00mAh battery, while the Pro may feature a 5,120mAh battery. Both phones are expected to support 120Hz charging and feature a metallic frame for durability.
Dimensity 8300 specifications
The Dimensity 8300 has been introduced as the successor to the Dimensity 8200, which was initially unveiled in December 2022. To recall, the iQOO Neo 6 7 SE and the Redmi K60e were the first phones to launch with the D8200 chip.
The newly announced Dimensity 8300 offers a configuration of 4 x Cortex-A715 cores running at 3.35GHz and 4 x Cortex-A510 cores operating at 2.2GHz, coupled with a Mali-G15 MC6 GPU and an APU 780 for AI capabilities. The chipset supports LPDDR5x RAM and UFS 4.0.
In comparison to its predecessor, the Dimensity 8300 boasts a 20 percent improvement in CPU performance, along with a 30 percent reduction in CPU power consumption and a significant 55 percent reduction in GPU power consumption.