Redmi K80 Series Rumored to Feature Snapdragon 8 Gen 4 and 5500mAh Battery

Xiaomi's Redmi sub-brand is rumored to be gearing up for the launch of the Redmi K80 series, the successor to the well-received Redmi K70 phones. Here's a breakdown of what we know so far based on rumors:

More Power and Stamina:

  • The Redmi K80 series might come in two variants: a standard Redmi K80 and a higher-end Redmi K80 Pro.
  • The Pro model is rumored to be equipped with the latest Snapdragon 8 Gen 4 processor, the most powerful chipset from Qualcomm at the time of its release (expected around October or November 2024).
  • The standard Redmi K80 might use the slightly older Snapdragon 8 Gen 3, which still offers excellent performance.
  • Both phones are expected to pack a larger 5500 mAh battery, a 500 mAh increase compared to the Redmi K70 series, potentially translating to longer battery life.

Display and Design (Mostly Familiar):

Redmi K80 Series
image: Redmi K70
  • The Redmi K80 series is likely to retain the 2K resolution (1440 x 3200) AMOLED display seen on the Redmi K70 series, offering a sharp and vibrant viewing experience.
  • Specific details on peak brightness are yet to be revealed, but considering the current industry trends, we can expect a brighter display compared to the previous generation.
  • The design is also rumored to follow a similar glass back and metal frame construction as the Redmi K70 series.

Pricing and Availability:

  • No official pricing information is available yet. However, the Redmi K70 series offered a competitive price point, and we can expect the Redmi K80 series to follow suit.
  • With the rumored launch of the Snapdragon 8 Gen 4 in October or November, the Redmi K80 series might see a similar release timeframe, but this is not confirmed.

Overall, the Redmi K80 series appears to be shaping up as a promising upgrade over the Redmi K70 series, offering potentially faster processors, a bigger battery, and a familiar display. Stay tuned for further updates as we get closer to the official launch.