Xiaomi Redmi K60: The Next-Generation Flagship Killer

Xiaomi is a brand that needs no introduction in the smartphone market. Over the years, the company has established a reputation for launching devices that are not only feature-packed but also affordable. The company’s Redmi series has been particularly successful in India, where consumers are always looking for value for money devices.

The Xiaomi Redmi K60 is the latest addition to the Redmi series, and it promises to be a game-changer. The device comes packed with features that are usually found in high-end flagship devices, but at a price that is significantly lower.

Design and Display

The Redmi K60 comes with a 6.67-inch OLED display that has a resolution of 1440 x 3200 pixels and a pixel density of 526 PPI. The display also has a 120Hz refresh rate and supports HDR10+. The screen-to-body ratio is 87.56%, which is impressive considering the size of the device. The display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass Victus, which makes it resistant to scratches and accidental drops.

The phone has a sleek and modern design that looks stunning. It is available in four colours – black, blue, green, and white. The device measures 162.7mm x 75.4mm x 8.5mm and weighs 204 grams. It has a punch-hole display that houses the front camera, and the fingerprint sensor is located under the display.

Performance

The Redmi K60 is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1 chipset, which is based on a 4nm fabrication process. The processor is an octa-core CPU that has a clock speed of 3.0 GHz for the single core, 2.5 GHz for the tri-core, and 1.8 GHz for the quad-core. The graphics are handled by an Adreno 730 GPU.

The device comes with 8GB of LPDDR5 RAM, which is the best in its class. It has 128GB of UFS 3.1 internal storage, which is also the best in its class. The device does not have a microSD card slot, but with 128GB of internal storage, it is unlikely that users will need one.

The Redmi K60 runs on Android v13 out of the box and comes with MIUI, Xiaomi’s custom user interface. MIUI is known for its smooth performance and plethora of features.

Camera

The Redmi K60 comes with a triple camera setup at the back, which consists of a 64 MP primary camera, an 8 MP ultra-wide-angle camera, and a 2 MP macro camera. The primary camera has a 2″ sensor size and a 0.7µm pixel size. The ultra-wide-angle camera has a 4.0″ sensor size and a 1.12µm pixel size. The macro camera has an f/2.4 aperture.

The device can capture images with a resolution of up to 9000 x 7000 pixels. The camera comes with various features such as digital zoom, auto flash, face detection, and touch to focus. The device can also shoot videos in 8K resolution at 24fps, 4K resolution at 30fps, and 1080p resolution at 60fps.

The front camera on the device is a 16 MP sensor that can capture images with a resolution of up to 1080p at 30fps. It also comes with a screen flash feature.

Battery and Connectivity

The Redmi K60 comes with a massive 5500 mAh battery that supports 67W fast charging. The device also supports wireless charging. With a battery this big