Xiaomi has finally released the long-awaited Redmi K series which comprises the Redmi K40, Redmi K40 Pro, and Redmi K40 Pro+. The Xiaomi company is doing incredibly well and they are one of the reliable makers of good smartphones at an affordable price tag. With the launch of the Redmi K series, Xiaomi used that opportunity to introduce new laptops like the RedmiBook Pro 14 and RedmiBook Pro 15 models respectively. In addition to the newly released devices from this brand are Redmi AirDots 3 earbuds.

In terms of design, the Redmi K series (Redmi K40, Redmi K40 Pro, and Redmi K40 Pro+ ) has the same design. Although they have different processors, and that is to say, Redmi K40 comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 SoC while, both the Redmi K40 Pro and K40 Pro+ features the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SoC.

Redmi K Series Camera Setup

Redmi K Series Camera Setup

Redmi K series runs on pure Android 11 which might be upgradable with MiUI 12. As the Redmi K40, K40 Pro, and K40 Pro+ have the same body design, so do they feature a 6.67-inch full-HD+ (1,080×2,400 pixels) E4 AMOLED display. In terms of ruggedity, Xiaomi endeavored to equip this Redmi K series with smooth double-sided Corning Gorilla Glass protection on both sides (front and back). It will interest you to know all three models has an in-display fingerprint sensor that responds fast.

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Full Specification Of Redmi K40

LAUNCH Announced: 2021, February 25
Status: Coming soon. Exp. release 2021, March 04
BODY Dimensions: 163.7 x 76.4 x 7.8 mm (6.44 x 3.01 x 0.31 in)
Weight: 196 g (6.91 oz)
SIM: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
DISPLAY Type: E4 AMOLED, 120Hz, HDR10+, 1300 nits (peak)
Size: 6.67 inches, 107.4 cm2 (~85.9% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution: 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~395 PPI density)
Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 5
PLATFORM OS: Android 11, MIUI 12
Chipset: Qualcomm SM8250-AC Snapdragon 870 5G (7 nm)
CPU: Octa-core (1×3.2 GHz Kryo 585 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 585 & 4×1.80 GHz Kryo 585)


Adreno 650

Dual Nano-SIM

Internal 128GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 12GB RAM
UFS 3.1

Triple:  48 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/2″, 0.8µm, PDAF
8 MP, f/2.2, 119˚ (ultrawide)
5 MP, 50mm (macro), 1/5.0″, 1.12µm

Features: LED flash, HDR, panorama

Video: 4K@30fps, 1080p@30/60/120/240/960fps, gyro-EIS

SELFIE CAMERA Single: 20 MP, (wide), 1/3.4″, 0.8µm
Features: HDR
Video: 1080p@30fps, 720p@120fps
SOUND Loudspeaker: Yes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jack: No
24-bit/192kHz audio
COMMS WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth: 5.1, A2DP, LE
GPS: Yes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS, NavIC
NFC: Yes
Infrared port: Yes
USB: USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go
FEATURES Sensors Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, color spectrum
BODY Dimensions:


163.7 x 76.4 x 7.8 mm

196 grams

BATTERY Type: Li-Po 4520 mAh, non-removable
Charging: Fast charging 33W, 100% in 52 min (advertised)
Power Delivery 3.0
Quick Charge 3+
Redmi K40

Redmi K40

As they all have the same design, that applies also to the camera design section. The Redmi K series is embedded with a triple rear camera set up which houses 48-megapixel Sony IMX582 primary sensor, 8-megapixel secondary sensor with an ultra-wide-angle lens, and a 5-megapixel tertiary sensor with a macro lens. Impressively, the company attached a 20-megapixel camera sensor at the punch-hole seen on the display. There is a gallant 4,520mAh in-built battery on the Redmi K series that supports a 33W fast charge. In the connectivity department, there are options like Bluetooth, GPS/ A-GPS, NFC, Infrared (IR), 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 6, and USB Type-C for charging.

redmi k40 series camera

redmi k40 series camera

Sadly, the Redmi K series is not available for purchase on e-commerce stores. However, you might be wondering why they are not available for purchase, that is because they are new and were scheduled to be available anytime from the 4th of March 2021. Although, the smartphones are available for pre-order/bookings on the Mi Store.

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