The Redmi K60 is the vanilla version in the series but comes with extraordinary features. It has a large 20:9 ratio 6.67-inch 12-bit AMOLED display with 1440p resolution. Its screen supports 120Hz refresh rate, 480Hz touch sampling rate, PWM high-frequency dimming, up to 1,400nits max brightness, HDR10+, Dolby Vision, and an in-display fingerprint scanner.
This variant comes with the 4nm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 octa-core processor paired with up to 16GB LPDDR5 RAM and up to 512GB UFS3.1 storage. It also comes with a large 5,500mAh battery capacity that supports 67W wired fast charging and 30W wireless charging.
For the exterior, we will see its triple camera at the back that composes of a 64MP OmniVision OV64B sensor with OIS, an 8MP ultra-wide lens, a 2MP macro lens, and an LED flash. Meanwhile, at the front, it features a 16MP selfie camera.
Moreover, we have here the Redmi K60E, the first device in the premium K series to include an E at the end. However, Xiaomi did not disclose any information behind this letter, but it is surely an efficient smartphone.
Actually, it looks like the vanilla variant but with some different features. As for its screen, it has a 6.67-inch display with 1440p resolution, 120Hz refresh rate, 480Hz touch sampling rate, HDR10+, as well as an in-display fingerprint scanner. The only difference from the vanilla variant is that it only supports up to 1200nits max brightness and only uses 10-bit, instead of 12-bit.
Instead of Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1, the Redmi K60E uses MediaTek’s 4nm Dimensity 8200 octa-core processor. They paired it with a large up to 12GB LPDDR5 RAM and up to 512GB UFS3.1 storage. This phone also has a 5,500mAh battery capacity that also supports 67W wired fast charging but it does not support wireless charging.
The camera has a 48MP main shooter that supports OIS, 8MP ultra-wide lens, a 2MP macro lens, and a 20MP selfie camera.
Redmi K60 Pro
Lastly, the most powerful in the Redmi K60 series, the Redmi K60 Pro which I have said features the latest 4nm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 octa-core processor. It also comes with up to 16GB LPDDR5X RAM and a faster up to 512GB UFS4.0 internal storage.
The Redmi K60 Pro uses Xiaomi’s own Surge P1 charging chip. It carries a smaller 5,000mAh battery capacity but supports up to 120W fast charging technology that can fully charge the device in 19 minutes. It also supports 30W wireless charging.
Besides, the phone’s 6933mm2 cooling area and 5000mm2 huge VC liquid cooling area cooling system regulate the temperature.
Redmi K60 Pro also features a 6.67-inch 12-bit AMOLED screen that has 1440p resolution, 120Hz refresh rate, 480Hz touch sampling rate, HDR10+, in-display fingerprint scanner, and 1,400nits max brightness. In addition, Redmi unveiled Auto Brightness 2.0, a system that adapts to the user’s preferences over time and provides the necessary brightness for each procedure.
This phone also uses a large 1/1.49-inch 50MP Sony IMX800 main shooter with OIS and EIS, 8MP ultra-wide lens, 2MP macro lens, and 16MP selfie camera.
The company improved its AI filters’ object detection. Furthermore, it claimed that the experience and quality will be comparable to that of a film camera, with noticeable increases in processing speed and development.
Redmi K60 series will run MIUI 14 based on Android 13 out of the box. They also feature 5G, 4G, Bluetooth 5.3, NFC, WiFi 6E, face unlock, Dolby Atmos, USB Type-C port, and more.
Price and availability
The Redmi K60 series is now available for pre-order in China with a price starting at CNY 2,199 or around PHP 18K (Redmi K60E). However, there’s no information about its local pricing and availability, but it will be available in the gray market soon for sure.