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Redmi K40 and K40 Pro and Redmi K40 Pro+ Announced

Having held a new launch event in China, Xiaomi announced the newest flagship smartphones Redmi K40, RedmiK40 Pro, and RedmiK40 Pro+ of the Redmi brand known for its price/performance-oriented phones. Redmi K40 trio, which has a substantially similar design with the Xiaomi Mi 11, is a candidate to be one of the most bombastic smartphones of the year with the price tag they offer according to their features.

Redmi K40, K40 Pro, and K40 Pro+, which have a perforated screen design like most flagships of the 2021 model, offer a very high screen/body ratio thanks to its thin bezel structure. With the same design language as the Mi 11 but with a larger camera module, we can say that the Redmi K40 meets expectations in appearance.

Redmi K40 and K40 Pro and Redmi K40 Pro+ Announced

Redmi K40 Family Has a Substantially Similar Design To Mi 11

Redmi K40 family comes up with an AMOLED display with a size of 6.67 inches, Full HD + resolution, 120 Hz refresh rate. We can say that Redmi offers the same screen features in both Pro and standard models, which is a positive development for consumers.

When we dive into the Redmi K40 Pro, we encounter Qualcomm’s most powerful processor available, Snapdragon 888 and Adreno 660 GPU. The Redmi K40 has Snapdragon 870, an improved version of last year’s flagship processor Snapdragon 865.

Interestingly, while Redmi K40 has 3 different RAM options from 6 GB to 12 GB; The K40 Pro has only 6 GB and 8 GB RAM options. At this point, we can say that the third model, called Redmi K40 Pro +, comes with only 12 GB of RAM.

Redmi K40 Pro+ stands out with its 108 MP camera

Redmi K40 Pro +, the most powerful device of the series, is separated from its siblings with its main camera with 108 MP resolution. The main camera, which appears as 64 MP in the Redmi K40 Pro, drops to a resolution of 48 MP in the Redmi K40. All three models feature an 8 MP ultra-wide-angle camera and a 5 MP macro camera. The selfie camera with 20 MP in the Redmi K40 and K40 Pro goes up to 32 MP in the Redmi K40 Pro+.

The Redmi K40 family, which is almost a copy of each other, has no other difference except the main camera, GPU, and front camera. All three models are powered by a battery with a capacity of 4,520 mAh and offer 33W fast charging. Smartphones that come out of the box with the Android 11 operating system with MIUI 12 interface; It also supports SA / NSA 5G, Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth 5.1 connections.

Redmi K40 and K40 Pro and Redmi K40 Pro+ Announced

Redmi K40 Specifications

  • CPU: Snapdragon 888
  • GPU: Adreno 650
  • RAM: 6/8/12 GB
  • Storage: 128/256 GB
  • Display: 6.67 inch, Full HD +, 120 Hz AMOLED
  • Rear Camera: 48 MP + 8 MP + 5 MP
  • Front Camera: 20 MP
  • Battery:
  • Capacity: 4,520 mAh
  • Fast Charge: 33W
  • Operating System: Android 11
  • Connectivity: SA / NSA 5G, Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth 5.1, NFC

Redmi K40 Pro features

  • CPU: Snapdragon 888
  • GPU: Adreno 660
  • RAM: 6/8 GB (12 GB in K40 Pro +)
  • Storage: 128/256 GB (only 256 GB in K40 Pro +)
  • Display: 6.67 inch, Full HD +, 120 Hz AMOLED
  • Rear Camera: 64 MP (only 108 MP in K40 Pro +) + 8 MP + 5 MP
  • Front Camera: 20 MP (only 32 MP on K40 Pro +)
  • Battery:
  • Capacity: 4,520 mAh
  • Fast Charge: 33W
  • Operating System: Android 11
  • Connectivity: SA / NSA 5G, Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth 5.1, NFC

Redmi K40 and K40 Pro and Redmi K40 Pro+ Announced

Redmi K40 prices

Let’s talk about the competitive pricing of the Redmi K40 family… Since the Redmi K40 has only launched in China for the time being, it is too early to talk about the European price of the devices. However, if the Redmi K40 family goes on sale in Europe with a price tag close to that of China, it may be one of the most successful price/performance phones of the year.

Redmi K40

6 GB RAM + 128 GB storage – $ 309
8 GB RAM + 128 GB storage – $ 340
8 GB RAM + 256 GB storage – $ 387
12 GB RAM + 256 GB storage – $ 418

RedmiK40 Pro

6 GB RAM + 128 GB storage – $ 433
8 GB RAM + 128 GB storage – $ 464
8 GB RAM + 256 GB storage – $ 510

RedmiK40 Pro+

12 GB RAM + 256 GB storage – $ 572

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