Earlier this year, Redmi launched the Redmi K40 series bringing good specifications at an affordable price tag. The Redmi K-series has established its name as the “Redmi Flagship” lineup. However, it seems that the company is not satisfied with just this. After the Redmi K40 series arrival, the company gave a step further by releasing a Redmi K40 Gaming Enhanced Edition. According to a new report, the company is working on two new flagships that will arrive early in 2022.
According to a post on Chinese social media platform Weibo by tipster Bald Panda, Redmi will launch two premium smartphones. One of them will come with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 series SoC. The second device will pack a MediaTek Dimensity 110 SoC. The two smartphones will apparently be different from the Redmi K50 series, which is slated to reach the market in the end of 2021 with Qualcomm Snapdragon 895 or 898 in tow.
Two new flagships that aren’t part of the Redmi K50 series
Although we are several months away from this release, some of the key specs have been revealed. Apparently, the Qualcomm-powered Redmi phone will come with a 3x telephoto camera in its rear camera module along with 30x zoom. The device will also flaunt a 120 Hz OLED display and will drow its powers from a 5,000 mAh battery. For a quick comparison, the second device will come with a 120 Hz display, but we don’t know if it’s OLED or not. It will pack a 64 MP primary rear camera unit and will draw its powers from a 5,000 mAh battery with 67 W fast-charging.
In addition, Redmi is lining up launches with several new technologies. These include 100W charging, curved display, and under-display cameras. According to reports, Xiaomi will premiere its under-screen camera with the Mi MIX 4. Anyway, the post’s direct translation suggests under-screen technology, which can also mean an under-display fingerprint scanner. That is not new for flagship smartphones, but could be for Redmi mid-range smartphones. The brand finally upgraded its main Redmi Note 10 devices with an AMOLED screen but left the under-display fingerprint scanners for another time.
Since these two devices are at least several months away, we need to digest these rumors with a pinch of salt. After all, anything can change in the many months that we have ahead. The arrival of more smartphones featuring flagship-like SoCs certainly will be awesome, especially if they also come at affordable price tags.