Redmi K60 Gaming is said to be the next offering from the Chinese smartphone company. The details of the handset are yet to be officially announced by the Chinese smartphone maker, but before that, the upcoming device was recently spotted in the IMEI database with the model number 23011310C. The listing proposes Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC on the Redmi K60 Gaming. It is expected to be officially launched in Xiaomi’s home market early next year.
According to a report by Xiaomiui, Redmi K60 Gaming has appeared in the IMEI database with the model number 23011310C. The report suggests the codename “Socrates” for the handset. The Redmi K60 Gaming could be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC. The chipmaker is expected to unveil the new chip later this year during the Qualcomm Summit 2022.
The Redmi K60 Gaming is reportedly set to launch in China in the first quarter of 2023. It will be exclusive to the Chinese market.
Details about the Redmi K60 series were leaked online in the past. According to the leaks, the handsets will feature a punch-hole display design and the display will offer 2K resolution. They are also said to offer 100W charging support. They’re said to sport a 50-megapixel main camera sensor on the back and could pack an in-display fingerprint scanner for authentication. The Redmi K60 models will reportedly come with the Sony IMX766 sensor.
The Redmi K60 Gaming is expected to succeed the Redmi K50 Gaming Edition. The Redmi K50 Gaming Edition was launched in China in February with a starting price of CNY 3,299 (about Rs. 39,000) for the 8GB RAM + 128GB storage model.
The Redmi K50 Gaming Edition features a 6.67-inch Full HD+ (1080 x 2400 pixels) AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate. It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC with IO Turbo, paired with up to 12 GB LPDDR5 RAM. Triple rear camera setup with a 64MP Sony IMX686 primary sensor, a 20MP Sony IMX596 selfie sensor, up to 256GB of UFS 3.1 storage and a 4,700mAh battery are the other key specs of the handset.
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