Until today, we knew that the Redmi K40 will have to models – the Redmi K40 and the Pro variant. However, today, a well-known Weibo tipster proved that the series will have the third model as well, namely the Redmi K40S.
As for these above two models, the Redmi K40 standard variant will be powered by the Snapdragon 870 chip, while the Pro model will come with the Snapdragon 888. In this regard, it’s quite interesting what a chip the Redmi K40S will be powered by. But there is a serious nominee – the MediaTek Dimensity 1200.
The Redmi K40 series will adopt a rear quad-camera solution. The main camera should use a 64-megapixel CMOS. The Pro should use a 108-megapixel lens. The main camera will be accompanied with an ultra-wide-angle lens, a macro lens, and perhaps a telephoto lens.
The Redmi K40 will adopt a direct-face OLED screen. According to the news revealed by Lu Weibing, the refresh rate of this screen will be consistent with that of its rivals. Plus, the display quality will be greatly improved. He also said that it will be the best direct-face screen on the market. As for endurance, the battery capacity of this phone is likely to be around 4700mAh. Moreover, it will support 33-watt wired fast charging. Though wireless fast charging is likely to be missing.
In terms of the selling price, the Redmi K40 Pro version will be between 2999 yuan and 3999 yuan ($463 – $617). And the price of the Redmi K40 will be between 2299 yuan and 2999 yuan ($355 – $463).