Xiaomi Redmi K50 Pro+ to feature a periscope zoom and 108MP cameras

Ro, 09 October 2021

Xiaomi Redmi K50 lineup is still wrapped around mystery and there's little to no information about it. However, according to a renowned Weibo tipster, we have some of the key specs of the top-tier member of the family, the K50 Pro+.

Xiaomi Redmi K50 Pro+ to feature a periscope zoom and 108MP cameras

Yes. it appears that Xiaomi is readying a Pro+ variant of the K50 once again and its core specs are seemingly revealed. We can expect the powerful and still unannounced Snapdragon 898 chipset powering up the handset while a 5,000 mAh battery would keep the lights on. Speaking of lights, the display is rumored to be curved with a centered punch-hole for the selfie camera and under-display fingerprint reader. Or at least that's what we were able to gather from the broken Google translation of the Weibo post.

On the camera front, we should see a 108MP main camera coupled with a periscope telephoto shooter. If those specs are accurate, the Pro+ would be a full-fledged flagship and not just a flagship killer.

The Snapdragon 898 part leads us to believe the K50 Pro+ won't be coming around for this year's holiday season, though. Since Qualcomm usually announces its flagship SoCs towards the end of each year and the first devices running the company's latest and greatest come out at the beginning of the next one. So it's easy to assume that the Redmi K50 Pro+ will be out sometime at the beginning of 2022.

Source (in Chinese)


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For precision, I mean the one at which they can move, the alignment, not the final render. Thanks for the answer!

True, though we could still get a Telephoto with a super close focus mode if it is a periscope. But it would require continuously variable focal length (Zoom) that for some reasons they all refuse to do even though it is by far the most logical thi...

I agree I use the tele for macros but people want close distance focus so basically UW with AF ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

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