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Redmi K40 Gaming Edition: Specifications and Prices

Redmi K40 Gaming Edition is here. The phone launched today in China with plethora of notable specifications. Read on before you buy your new Redmi Gaming Smartphone.

Redmi K40 Gaming Edition

A little while ago, we didn’t know about the new Redmi K40 Gaming Version and today, the phone officially launched in China – Redmi K40 Gaming Edition. This Redmi gaming device comes with retractable shoulder buttons, vapour chamber cooling, a 480Hz touch sampling rate, and a whole lot more.

Starting from the powering unit, we have a MediaTek Dimensity 1200 processor with up to 12GB of LPDDR4x RAM and up to 256GB of UFS 3.1 storage. It also has a 5,065mAh and supports 67W fast charging. Then we have a vapour chamber technology known as ‘LiquidCool‘ with white graphene to keep the temperatures under control while gaming.

Moving towards the display, we have a 6.67″ Full HD+ (2400 x 1080) AMOLED display with HDR10+ support, 500-nits peak brightness, and a 120Hz refresh rate. We also have a centrally positioned hole-punch cutout for the front camera, which is a 16MP camera.

Going to the backside, we have a triple-camera setup with a 64MP primary sensor with an f/1.65 aperture lens, an 8MP sensor with an ultra-wide-angle lens, and a 2MP macro camera.

Other specifications include 5G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS, NFC, a USB Type-C port, a side-mounted fingerprint scanner, IP53 dust and water resistance, a triple microphone setup, and speakers tuned by JBL, along with support for Dolby Atmos. This Redmi gaming smartphone will come in three colourways – Black, Silver, and White.

Finally to the pricing – since the Redmi K40 Gaming Edition comes with several RAM and storage options, we have a range of list with their prices:

  1. 6GB RAM + 128GB storage: CNY 1,999 ($309 approx)
  2. 8GB RAM + 128GB storage: CNY 2,199 ($340 approx)
  3. 8GB RAM + 256GB storge: CNY 2,399 ($370 approx)
  4. 12GB RAM + 128GB storage: CNY 2,399 ($370 approx)
  5. 12GB RAM + 256GB storage: CNY 2,699 ($416 approx)
  6. The Bruce Lee Special Edition will come with 12GB RAM + 256GB storage and would cost you CNY 2,799 ($432 approx).

Pre-orders in China has already started (from today). The first sale will start from April 30.

Source: XDA Developers