Redmi is reported to also be preparing to launch two new gaming smartphones under its Redmi K50 Gaming line. Redmi K40 Gaming is expected to be followed by two sets of phones in the upcoming series, which were launched in India and global markets as the POCO F3 GT.
Xiaomiui (via GizmoChina) reports that two upcoming Xiaomi smartphones are codenamed Matisse and Rubens, respectively, with model numbers shortened to L10 and L11A. Additionally, both the phones with model numbers 21121210G and 22041211AC were also found in MIUI’s codebase and IMEI database.
Redmi K50 Gaming Edition series:
Considering the Redmi K50 Gaming series, the upcoming Matisse smartphone could be sold under the Redmi brand in China. It might be sold under the POCO brand in international markets. Mediatek Dimensity 9000 could be used in the smartphone. The phone will also have a 120Hz or 144Hz OLED display, along with an in-display fingerprint scanner.
A quad-camera setup could be present on the device’s rear. It may come with a 64MP Sony IMX686 primary sensor, a wide-angle 13MP sensor, a tele-macro 8MP sensor, and a depth sensor of 2MP. The smartphone could also launch alongside a model with a 108MP primary sensor.
In India, the smartphone could also succeed the POCO F3 GT and be known as the POCO F4 GT. However, most of this information is still unconfirmed, so take it with a pinch of salt.
Regarding the other smartphone in the series with codename Rubens and model number 22041211AC, the handset should be a China-only variant, branded with Redmi. According to Xiaomiui, this device is rumored to be the Redmi K50 Gaming Standard Edition. MediaTek Dimensity 7000 is expected to power the device, which is rumored to be a smoother version of Dimensity 9000. With a 64MP Samsung ISOCELL GW3 primary sensor, the smartphone may have a triple rear camera setup at the back.