Redmi K40 tipped to feature 120Hz refresh rate, Dimensity 1000+ SoC and 4,500mAh battery

Xiaomi‘s sub-brand, Redmi launched its Redmi K30 series in China last year in December. The brand then introduced the base 4G Redmi K30 in India as the POCO X2 (first impressions). The company is now gearing up to launch the next-generation K-series smartphone later this year called the Redmi K40. The smartphone was recently spotted on China’s 3C certification site with the model number M2006J10C.

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The listing reveals that the smartphone will come with support for 33W fast-charging. Now, a twitter tipster, who goes by @techyvillage, has revealed the processor of the upcoming device. If the tipster is to be believed, the Redmi K40 will be a premium phone, rather than a mid-range model. In yet another leak on Weibo, the display refresh rate and the battery have been revealed.

Redmi K40 specifications and features (rumoured)

According to the Twitter tipster, the Redmi K40 will be powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 1000+ chipset with support for 5G connectivity. Additionally, the smartphone is tipped to come with the 64MP Sony IM686 primary sensor. The tipster didn’t reveal the total number of cameras on the smartphone. Notably, the Sony IMX686 is the same lens found on the Redmi K30 and POCO X2. Lastly, the tipster confirms that the smartphone will indeed feature 33W fast charging.

Speaking of the battery, as per a leak by notable tipster Digital Chat Station on Weibo, the upcoming launch will be powered by a 4,500mAh battery. The Weibo leak further claims that the handset will feature a notch-less display with a 120Hz LCD panel and elevating selfie camera.

Unfortunately, nothing else is known about the smartphone at this point. There have been conflicting reports on the Redmi K40 as well, so we suggest you take this information with a pinch of salt for now.


Abhiman Biswas

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