Xiaomi Redmi K50 Gaming

Released February 2022

High-End ($400-$600)
Xiaomi Redmi K50 Gaming

Summary


Pros

  • Very pleasant playback tonal balance
  • Good device for recording
  • Outstanding charging experience
  • Smooth display interactions in all tested use cases
  • Very accurate display when playing video games
  • Smooth screen adaptation to changes in light

Cons

  • Not ideal for streaming vocal-only content
  • Mono recording of life videos
  • Less than 2 days of autonomy in moderate usage
  • Very weak autonomy overall
  • High discharge currents
  • Unreadable under sunlight
  • Poor video performance, especially for screen colors and brightness
  • Many frame drops when playing videos at 30 fps and at 60 fps

Scores


107
display
18th

in High-End Ranking ($400-$600)

Overall Display Score i
107
52
Realme C21
BEST 149

Sub-scores

Readability i
94
40
Realme C21
BEST 160
Color i
139
49
Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro
BEST 159
Top score
Realme GT 2 Pro
Video i
77
40
Realme C21
Motion i
129
54
Realme C21
BEST 155
Top score
Huawei P40 Pro
Touch i
151
40
Realme C21
BEST 165
Top score
OnePlus 9
Artifacts i
117
40
Crosscall Action-X5
BEST 149
Top score
LG Wing
128
audio
3rd

in High-End Ranking ($400-$600)

Overall Audio Score i
128
86
Vivo X60 Pro 5G (Snapdragon)
BEST 161

Sub-scores & Use Cases

Playback i
128
74
Nokia 7.2
BEST 163

Use Cases

BEST 172

Listening to music

Through the smartphone's integrated speakers

BEST 161

Watching videos

Through the smartphone's integrated speakers

BEST 156

Gaming

Through the smartphone's integrated speakers

Recording i
126
88
Fairphone 4
BEST 157

Use Cases

BEST 156

Friends & Family videos

With the smartphone's main camera

BEST 164

Selfie videos

With the smartphone's selfie camera

BEST 153

Concert videos

With the smartphone's main camera

Specifications


162.5 x 76.7 x 8.5mm

Dimensions

5G
Dual SIM

Network

Waterproof
IP53

Protection

Wired only

Charging

128/256 GB

Storage

Wide, Ultra-Wide, Macro

Main camera
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