The Redmi K40 series has been launched in China. The latest flagship phones from the brand pack a Snapdragon 800 series processor. Redmi is also asserting that the device features the world’s smallest selfie camera cutout. It offers an AMOLED 120Hz screen, quad rear camera setup, dual stereo speakers and more.
The price of the Redmi K40 starts from CNY 1999, which is around Rs 22,460 in India. As of now, there is no information on whether the device will also be launched in India. It will be seen competing against the Realme X60 5G, iPhone 12, and Oppo Reno 5 Pro+. Read on to know more about the newly launched Redmi K40.
Redmi K40 5G series: Specifications, features
Redmi has launched three phones, including Redmi K40, Redmi K40 Pro and Redmi K40 Pro+. The major difference is only in the processor and camera department. The devices pack a 6.67-inch AMOLED E4 TrueTone display, which is developed by Samsung. The panel operates at full HD+ resolution and supports 120Hz refresh rate as well HDR 10+. It has 1,300nits of peak brightness and 360Hz touch sampling rate. All the three 5G phones feature a punch-hole display design and the notch is the size of a sesame seed, which is 2mm in size.
The standard version is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 processor, which is based on 7nm process. Both the Pro versions of the Redmi K40 pack a Snapdragon 888 chipset, which is a 5nm flagship 5G chip. The Redmi K40 comes with dual stereo speakers with support for Dolby Atmos surround sound. The devices support Wi-Fi 6 and will be available with up to 8GB LPDDR5 RAM and up to 256GB UFS 3.1 storage option.
In terms of optics, there is a triple rear camera setup on the Redmi K40, which includes a 48MP AI primary camera. It is accompanied by a 5MP camera and an 8MP sensor. The Redmi K40 Pro has a 64MP Sony IMX686 main camera and the Pro+ variant has a 108MP Samsung HM2 primary sensor. The rest of the sensors are the same as on the standard version.
The smartphones pack a 4,520mAh battery under the hood. Redmi ships the devices with a 33W fast charger, which will take 50 minutes to fully top up the Redmi K40, as per the company. The Redmi K40 will be sold in three colour variants, including Bright Black, Dreamland, Sunny Snow. The latest Redmi K40 ships with Android 11 out of the box.
Redmi K40 Pro 5G, Redmi K40 5G,Redmi K40 Pro+ 5G: Price
The 6GB RAM + 128GB storage model of the Redmi K40 is priced at CNY 1,999 (around Rs 22,460). The 8GB RAM + 128GB storage version comes with a price tag of CNY 2,199, which is approximately Rs 24,710. There is also an 8GB RAM + 256Gb storage configuration, which is priced at CNY 2,499 (roughly Rs 28,090).
The price of the Redmi K40 Pro starts from CNY 2,799, which is around Rs 31,460 in India. This price is for the 6GB RAM + 128GB storage model. The company will also be selling the 8GB + 128Gb variant, which is priced at CNY 2,999 (approximately Rs 33,710). The top-end 8GB + 256GB configuration will cost CNY 3,299 (roughly Rs 37,080).
The Redmi K40 Pro+ will be sold for CNY 3,699 (approximately Rs 41,570).