Navitas drives Xiaomi Redmi K50 Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 gaming phone
Equal to the victorious speed of legendary eight-time champion F1 team Mercedes-AMG, the co-branded Redmi K50 ‘champion’ gaming phone can fully charge in 17 super-fast minutes. Even under intense gaming conditions and at full speed, a 0-100% charge can be achieved in just 37 minutes – a refreshing industry record. This remarkable improvement in charging speed is provided by Navitas’ next-generation GaN power ICs.
The Redmi K50 Champion Edition has a 6.67-inch flexible OLED display, with DisplayMate A+ certification, and Qualcomm’s flagship Snapdragon 8 processor, as well as dual Sony cameras on the front and rear. A powerful 4700mAh battery is squeezed into a slim 8.5mm body, with “dual heat source separation” to separate CPU heat from the charging circuit. Dual Vapor Chamber (VC) liquid cooling, with a total surface area of up to 4860mm², keeps the phone cool and the game running at maximum speed.
The exterior design incorporates the exclusive Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team green centerline, green breathing lights, a carbon fiber textured twin-wing design and the F1 checkered flag. The new K50 series has achieved breakthroughs in performance, appearance, heat dissipation, battery life, fast charging and many other aspects, and has been dubbed the “cold-blooded flagship, firing on all cylinders”.
Powered by Navitas, the K50’s 120W super-fast charger measures 55 x 55 x 28.4mm (86cc), a lightweight 138g and achieves a power density of 1.4W/cc.
Next-generation GaN operates 20 times faster than traditional silicon and can deliver up to 3 times the power and 3 times the charging speed in half the size and weight. GaNFast ICs with GaNSense technology incorporate accurate, real-time sensing of system parameters, including current and temperature, to increase power savings by 10% and improve system reliability with performance of detection to protect” of only 30 ns – 6 times faster than discrete implementations.
Wang XiangPresident and Partner of Xiaomi Group, said of the product launch, “We are very happy to see the cooperation reoccur between Xiaomi and Navitas Semiconductor. Our new Redmi K50 Champion Edition gaming phone comes with built-in 120W GaN. We look forward to continuing our in-depth collaboration with Navitas and continuing to deliver a faster and lighter charging experience to our mobile customers with superior products and advanced technologies.
“We are delighted that Redmi has chosen Navitas for this top-tier K50 Champion ultra-fast in-box charger, adding to our long and successful partnership,” said Gene Sheridan, CEO and co-founder of Navitas. “It’s a perfect combination of GaNFast charging, Redmi gaming passion and incredible Formula 1 speed.”
Xiaomi Corporation was founded in April 2010 and listed on the main board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange on July 9, 2018 (1810.HK). Xiaomi is a consumer electronics and smart manufacturing company with smartphones and smart hardware connected by an IoT platform at its core.
Embracing our vision of “Befriending users and being the coolest company in users’ hearts”, Xiaomi is constantly striving for innovation, high-quality user experience and operational efficiency. The company tirelessly builds incredible products at honest prices to empower everyone around the world to enjoy a better life through innovative technology.
Xiaomi is one of the leading smartphone companies in the world. The company’s market share in terms of smartphone shipments ranked first. 2 globally in the second quarter of 2021. The company also established the world’s leading consumer AIoT (AI+IoT) platform, with 374.5 million smart devices connected to its platform (excluding smartphones and laptops) from March 31, 31, 2021, excluding smartphones and laptops. Xiaomi products are present in more than 100 countries and regions around the world. In August 2021the company made the Fortune Global 500 list for the third time, ranking 338andup 84 places compared to 2020.
Xiaomi is included in the Hang Seng Index, Hang Seng China Enterprises Index, Hang Seng TECH Index, and Hang Seng China 50 Index.
Navitas Semiconductor (Nasdaq: NVTS) is the industry leader in GaN power ICs, founded in 2014. GaN power ICs integrate GaN power with drive, control, and protection to enable charging faster, higher power density and greater energy savings for mobiles, consumers and businesses. , eMobility and new energy markets. Over 145 Navitas patents are issued or pending, and over 35 million GaNFast power ICs have been shipped with no reported GaN field failures. Navitas rang the opening bell and began trading on the Nasdaq on October 20, 2021.
Stephane OlivierVP Corporate Marketing & Investor Relations
Navitas Semiconductor, GaNFast, and the Navitas logo are trademarks of Navitas Semiconductor. Redmi is a trademark of Xiaomi Inc. Mercedes and AMG Petronas are trademarks of Daimler AG. Navitas Semiconductor is not affiliated with Xiaomi Inc. or Daimler AG. All other brands, product names and brands are or may be trademarks used to identify the products or services of their respective owners.
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