Xiaomi recently launched the Redmi K60 Ultra in China with the MediaTek Dimensity 9200+ SoC. Now, Xiaomi has made a promise of four generations of Android updates and five years of security updates for its latest flagship handset. The first batch of handsets to receive the Android update and security pledge includes the Redmi K60 Ultra, which has also been added to the lineup receiving the MIUI 15 Android skin.
Samsung, one of Xiaomi’s primary competitors in the market, is currently offering four Android generations of upgrades and five years of security updates for most of its Galaxy smartphones. Samsung is also offering a similar promise to its Galaxy S21 FE.
Redmi K60 Ultra Review
The Redmi K60 Ultra features a triple rear camera setup led by a 50-megapixel sensor. It is equipped with a 120W fast charging support and a 5,000mAh battery.
Xiaomi, through its official Weibo handle, announced a new Android update policy for the Redmi K60 Ultra, also known as the Redmi K60 Extreme Edition, on Wednesday (August 23). The latest flagship handset is confirmed to receive four major Android version upgrades and five years of over-the-air (OTA) security updates. It will be the first phone to get the Android 14-based MIUI 15 skin.
Redmi K60 Ultra OTA Updates
This promise of updates is currently applicable to the Redmi K60 Ultra model in China, making it the first phone from the brand to get an assurance of software updates for an extended period. The handset is expected to launch in international markets outside China as the Xiaomi 13T Pro, though the company has not confirmed this development.
Samsung is also offering four Android generations of upgrades and five years of security updates for its Galaxy smartphones. OnePlus also has a well-known update policy for its flagship devices. Google’s Pixel smartphones come with a guarantee of three Android version upgrades and five years of security updates.
Last week, Xiaomi launched the Redmi K60 Ultra in China starting at CNY 2,599 (approximately $29,000) for the base 12GB RAM + 256GB storage variant. It runs MIUI 14 and features a 144Hz refresh rate on a 6.67-inch 1.5K resolution (1,220×2,712 pixels) display. The Redmi K60 Ultra is powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 9200+ SoC, which is coupled with up to 24GB of RAM and up to 1TB of onboard storage.
It features a triple rear camera unit that includes a 50-megapixel Sony IMX800 sensor with optical image stabilisation (OIS), an 8-megapixel wide-angle lens, and a 2-megapixel macro shooter. There is also a 20-megapixel front camera for selfies and video chats. The Redmi K60 Ultra packs a 5,000mAh battery that supports 120W fast charging.
Redmi K60 Ultra Specifications
|Processor||MediaTek Dimensity 9200+ SoC|
|Android Version||Android 14 (MIUI 15 skin)|
|Updates Promise||4 Android generations, 5 years of security updates|
|Display||6.67-inch, 1.5K resolution (1,220×2,712 pixels), 144Hz refresh rate|
|Rear Cameras||Triple camera setup: 50MP primary (Sony IMX800 sensor with OIS), 8MP wide-angle, 2MP macro|
|Front Camera||20MP for selfies and video chats|
|Onboard Storage||Up to 1TB|
|RAM||Up to 24GB|
|Operating System||MIUI 14 (Android 14-based)|
|Software Updates||Four major Android version upgrades|
|Security Updates||Five years of over-the-air (OTA) security updates|
|Launch Price||CNY 2,599 (Approx. Rs 29,000)|