Xiaomi is expected to launch the Redmi K40 later this month. The company is yet to reveal the exact launch date of the device. Ahead of the official release, Redmi General Manager Lu Weibing has posted a slew of teasers on Weibo, revealing a number of features of the upcoming device like a flat hole-punch display and “great” battery life. Also Read - Top 5 smartphones with great battery life under Rs 20,000 in May 2021: Poco X3, Moto G60 and more
The teasers reveal that the Redmi K40 will feature the “world’s smallest” hole-punch cutout on the front in a centred position. He also teased that with this hole-punch the company has been able to achieve an “ultimate screen-to-body-ratio”. Apart from this Weibing also revealed that the device will feature a flat display. Also Read - Xiaomi Redmi K40 Gaming Lite could be in the works, specs leaked
In a separate teaser, he claimed that the device will feature compelling battery performance along with an ergonomic design subah Weibing in a response to a comment on his Weibo post also revealed that the mid-range device will sport a dual stereo speaker outlay. Also Read - Redmi Note 10S listed on Amazon India: It’s a tweaked version of Redmi Note 10
The company is expected to launch the Redmi K40 Pro along with the Redmi K40 at the launch later this month.
To recall, the last K-series smartphone the company launched in India was the Redmi K20 and the Redmi K20 Pro. After which the Redmi K30 was rebranded as the Poco X2 for Indian consumers. This is what could also happen with the upcoming Redmi K40 later this year for the Indian market.
Redmi K40: Expected specifications
Weibing in an earlier Weibo post last month teased that the Redmi K40 could launch in February. The post was paired with an image suggesting the phone will be powered by the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 processor. However, a recent report suggests that the series could have three different processor variants, including the Snapdragon 888, Snapdragon 870 and the MediaTek Dimensity 1200.
Apart from this, it has also been tipped that the Redmi K40 will come with 33W fast charging support along with a 108-megapixel primary camera sensor on the back.