The Redmi K40 Gaming Edition was launched in China and is the newest addition to the Redmi K40 series. The phone, as the name suggests, has some special gaming features like retractable shoulder buttons, three microphones, Dolby Atmos support, and JBL tuned audio. The design of the Redmi K40 Gaming Edition is more similar to a regular phone and less to the other gaming phones, which have an eye-catching design and are generally thicker. The phone is also dust and waterproof according to IP53.
Redmi K40 Gaming Edition price
The Redmi K40 Gaming Edition is available in a 6 GB + 128 GB model priced at 1,999 CNY (approx. 23,000 Rs.), An 8 GB + 128 GB configuration priced at 2,199 CNY (approx. 25,300 Rs.) And 8 GB + 256 GB for the price of 2,399 CNY (offered). approximately Rs 27,600), 12 GB + 128 GB priced at CNY 2,399, and finally the 12 GB + 256 GB model priced at CNY 2,699 (approximately Rs 31,100). There are three color options: black, silver, white and a Bruce Lee Special Edition. The Bruce Lee Special Edition is only available in a 12GB + 256GB configuration and costs CNY 2,799 (approximately Rs. 32,300).
Pre-reservations for the Redmi K40 Gaming Edition will start on sale tonight from April 30th. There is currently no information on the international availability of the Redmi K40 Gaming Edition.
Technical data of the Redmi K40 Gaming Edition
The Redmi K40 Gaming Edition runs Android 11 with MIUI 12.5. It has a 6.67-inch Full HD + OLED display (1,080 x 2,400 pixels) with a refresh rate of 120 Hz and a touch sampling rate of 480 Hz. The display also supports HDR10 +. Under the hood, the phone is powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 1200 SoC with up to 12 GB LPDDR4x RAM and up to 256 GB UFS 3.1 storage.
For photos and videos, the Redmi K40 Gaming Edition offers a triple rear camera setup with a 64-megapixel primary sensor with a 1: 1.65 lens, an 8-megapixel sensor with an ultra-wide-angle lens and a 2-megapixel sensor. On the front is a 16-megapixel selfie shooter, which is housed in a centrally arranged hole-punch cutout.
The phone’s connectivity options include WiFi, 5G, GPS, NFC, and a USB Type-C port for charging. There is also a side-mounted fingerprint scanner. Xiaomi is equipped with a 5065 mAh battery that supports 67 W fast charging in the gaming phone. The Redmi K40 Gaming Edition also offers IP53 dust and water resistance. It is 8.3 mm thick and weighs 205 grams The speakers were tuned by JBL. The phone has an L-shaped USB Type-C connector. The Redmi K40 Gaming Edition has the vapor chamber LiquidCool technology with white graph to keep the phone cool under load.