Xiaomi has a pattern of impressive first-quarter sales results. The Redmi K50 Gaming Edition, according to the Chinese maker, is the brand’s new global bestseller.
On Wednesday, February 16, the gaming smartphone was unveiled in the country. The device went on sale this Friday, and in just one minute on the market, it already surpassed the sales forecast.
The brand claims in a banner that the smartphone made 280 million yuan (approximately 39 million euros) in its first minute of sales. The brand, however, came to an end without disclosing the exact number of units sold.
In China, the Redmi K50 Gaming Edition is available for €3,299 (458 euros) in the variant with 8 GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal storage. In the country, the edition with 12 GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal storage costs 500 euros.
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The price increases to 542 euros for the version with 12 GB of RAM and 256 GB of internal storage. The Champion Edition costs 584 euros and is limited to 10,000 copies. It comes with 12GB/256GB of storage.
Keep in mind that the Redmi K50 Gaming Edition is equipped with a Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor and a 6.67″ AMOLED display with a 120 Hz refresh rate. Gorilla Glass Victus protects it as well.
The smartphone has a 4700 mAh battery with a 120 W charge that claims to charge in 17 minutes. It ships with MIUI 13 preinstalled, which is based on Android 12.
The phone is expected to be released in other countries under a different name, potentially as part of the Poco series.