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Redmi K60 / POCO F5 series leaked with “weird SOC system”

Redmi K50 series was introduced 8 months ago. From this time until now, Xiaomi is preparing to announce new Redmi K60 family. Smartphones have passed some certifications and we have previously written news about Redmi K60 series. However, the latest information we have shows that the new series will be weird.

Yesterday, technology blogger Kacper Skryzpek made an important post about Redmi K60 models. Redmi K60 series consists of 3 models, namely Redmi K60, Redmi K60 Pro and Redmi K60E. The strange part is that Redmi K60 powered by Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 with much higher performance than Redmi K60 Pro with Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1. Yes, you heard right. Redmi K60 will be a much better smartphone than Redmi K60 Pro.

We say these through the information we get from Mi Code. This article was written to reveal all the information about new Redmi K60 series. We will also leak the anticipated POCO smartphone POCO F5. If you want to learn about new models, continue reading our article!

Redmi K60 / POCO F5 Series Leaks

Redmi K60 series will be available in the first quarter of 2023. Xiaomi plans to announce it fast than the previous Redmi K50 family. We as Xiaomiui, have leaked some features of the new series. But we encountered strange information that we did not expect. We have accurately conveyed features of the series to you. However, model names are quite strange and we expect users to show us understanding. Xiaomi uses new Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 processor in Redmi K60.

Redmi K60 Pro, on the other hand, has Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1. Main model will have better performance than the top-of-the-line device in the series. We are truly astonished. We did not intend to face such a situation. We wanted to explain everything to users. Now we will explain all the known features of new Redmi K60 series through Mi Code.

Redmi K60 (Socrates, M11)

The best smartphone of this series will be Redmi K60. Because it uses the high-performance Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset. The chipset has an 8-core CPU setup that can clock up to 3.2GHz. Chip is referred to as the world’s most powerful Android SOC. Codename of Redmi K60 is “Socrates”. Its model number is 22122RK93C. It was found to support 67W fast charging when it went through the certification process. It will launch with MIUI 14 based on Android 13 out of the box. We will only see this smartphone in the China market.

Redmi K60 Pro / POCO F5 (Mondrian, M11A)

Redmi K60 Pro is one of the important models of series. Codename “Mondrian“. Model number is 23013RK75C. It houses 2K resolution 120Hz AMOLED. It will make you happy in terms of screen. This device has 67W fast charging support. It is powered by Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1. You will never be disappointed in performance. It will come out of the box with Android 13 based MIUI 14. It will be available first in China.

It will come to other markets later. We will see the smartphone in the Global and India market under the name POCO F5. Model numbers of POCO F5 are 23013PC75G and 23013PC75I. It will also be the first POCO smartphone with 2K screen resolution! Actually, the first POCO smartphone to come with a 2K resolution panel is POCO F4 Pro. However, the performance beast was not released. Only POCO F4 is on sale. There is no different information about new POCO F5 yet. Finally, let’s reveal the Redmi K60E.

Redmi K60E (Rembrandt, M11R)

Redmi K60E is a redesigned version of Redmi K50S. Xiaomi was considering announcing Redmi K50S in China. Redmi K50S is actually a Xiaomi 12T. But Redmi K50S has been abondoned. Only Redmi K50 Ultra is on sale. Redmi K60E was created using the remaining parts of Redmi K50S. Codename “Rembrandt“. Its model number is 22127RK46C. It will be powered by MediaTek’s Dimensity 8200 chipset.

Redmi K50S had MediaTek Dimensity 8100. Dimensity 8100 is a high performance gaming processor. MediaTek is considering remarketing Dimensity 8100 with minor changes soon. You can read our article about it by clicking here. Some smartphone manufacturers will take advantage of this and overclock older SOCs. They will use remaining Dimensity 8100 SOCs in new devices. One of these models will be Redmi K60E. New Redmi K60E comes with 120W fast charging support. It will come out of the box with Android 12 based MIUI 13. It will only be available in the China market.

DeviceCodenameDisplayFast ChargingSOCAndroid / MIUI VersionModel NumberRegion
Redmi K60SocratesUnknown67WSnapdragon 8 Gen 2Android 13 / MIUI 1422122RK93CChina
Redmi K60 ProMondrian[email protected] AMOLED67WSnapdragon 8+ Gen 1Android 13 / MIUI 1423013RK75CChina
Redmi K60ERembrandtUnknown120WMediatek Dimensity 8200Android 12 / MIUI 1322127RK46CChina
POCO F5Mondrian[email protected] AMOLED67WSnapdragon 8+ Gen 1Android 13 / MIUI 1423013PC75GGlobal
POCO F5Mondrian[email protected] AMOLED67WSnapdragon 8+ Gen 1Android 13 / MIUI 1423013PC75IIndia

We told you all we know about new Redmi K60 series. We can’t understand what the Xiaomi product marketing team is trying to do. Why is Redmi K60 better performance than Redmi K60 Pro? We are waiting for an answer to our question. Still, smartphones look impressive. They will be one of the best flagship models of 2023. So what do you think about new Redmi K60 series? Do not forget to share your thoughts.

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