Xiaomi Redmi K50i 5G review: Good on many fronts, but short of excellence

The Xiaomi Redmi K50i 5G is a well-packaged smartphone in the midrange segment, but it falls short of proving itself as a competitive alternative to peers

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Xiaomi Redmi K50i 5G

Khalid Anzar New Delhi
Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi resurrected its Redmi K-series line in India with the launch of Redmi K50i 5G. Priced Rs 25,999 onwards, the MediaTek Dimensity 8100 system-on-chip powered smartphone is cheaper than rivalling smartphones powered by the same chip such as OPPO Reno 8 Pro, OnePlus 10R (review), and Realme GT Neo 3 (review). The Xiaomi Redmi K50i has a price advantage, but is it also a better one? Let’s find out:
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The last of Redmi K-series smartphones in India, the Redmi K20 Pro (review), was one of the fancy looking smartphones of its time

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First Published: Jul 28 2022 | 12:31 PM IST

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