Redmi K50i gets HyperOS update based on Android 14 in India

The Redmi K50i has received the latest HyperOS update based on Android 14, which includes the May 2024 security patch with version number in India. This update brings a range of new features and improvements, enhancing user experience and addressing several security issues.

Redmi K50i Specifications

  • Launch Date: Officially announced on July 20, 2022.
  • Battery: Non-removable Li-Po 5080 mAh battery with 67W fast charging.
  • Operating System: Initially launched with Android 12 and MIUI 13.
  • Colors: Available in Phantom Blue, Stealth Black, and Quick Silver.
  • Processor and GPU: Powered by MediaTek Dimensity 8100 Octa-core processor and Mali-G610 MC6 GPU.
  • Camera:
    • Rear: 64 MP (wide) + 8 MP (ultrawide) + 2 MP (macro).
    • Front: 16 MP (wide).
  • Display: 6.6 inches FFS LCD with 1080 x 2460 pixels resolution, protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5.
  • Sensors: Side-mounted fingerprint sensor, accelerometer, proximity sensor, gyro, compass, and color spectrum.
  • Connectivity:
    • Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go.
    • A-GPS, dual-band GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS.
    • Bluetooth 5.3 and Infrared port.

Key Features and Enhancements in Redmi K50i HyperOS Update:

Design and User Interface

  • Global Aesthetics: The update introduces a refreshed look with new animations, colors, and a more modern feel across the device. The aesthetic changes include:
    • Redesigned animation languages.
    • Integration of natural colors throughout the interface.
    • A revamped weather app and notifications system.
    • A newly designed home screen to enhance visual appeal and usability.

Performance and Multitasking

  • Multitasking Improvements: The update emphasizes smoother multitasking capabilities, ensuring that users can switch between apps more efficiently and perform multiple tasks without experiencing lag.

Security Enhancements

  • Improved Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Stability: Enhancements in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity improve the stability and reliability of communication between devices.
  • Android Security Patches: Integration of the latest security patches ensures that the device is protected against vulnerabilities, allowing for safe usage of high-end games and entertainment applications.

Power and Battery Optimization

  • Optimized Power Consumption: The update includes optimizations to reduce power consumption, extending battery life in various usage scenarios.

Ecosystem Integration

  • New Ecosystem Features: The update facilitates better integration with Xiaomi’s ecosystem, allowing users to control household appliances and other devices seamlessly through the Redmi K50i. HyperOS includes features that enhance connectivity with AI, making the device more intuitive and responsive to user needs

The HyperOS update with the May 2024 security patch significantly enhances the overall functionality, security, and user experience of the Redmi K50i, making it a more robust and efficient device for its users in India.

How to update Redmi K50i

If you own the Redmi K50i, then you may have already received the update on your device. If not, you can manually check for the update by going to Settings > Software Update > Download and Install.

Remember to back up your important data before installing the update. No, the update will not erase your data, but take a backup just in case. Also, charge your phone to at least 50%


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