Snapdragon 870 powered Redmi K40 Gaming Edition teased

Michail, 26 July 2021

Redmi’s K40 lineup already has one Gaming Edtion phone but it seems it will soon be joined by another model. The brand took to Weibo to tease a new K40 Gaming Edition hinting at a chipset change. For reference, the current K40 Gaming packs a Dimensity 1200 and it seems that the new version will switch up to a Snapdragon 870 instead.

New Redmi K40 Gaming Edition teasers New Redmi K40 Gaming Edition teasers
New Redmi K40 Gaming Edition teasers

Tipster Digital Chat Station confirmed the new device will be powered by the Snapdragon 870 in a Weibo post and added that it will be very close to the original model.

Digital Chat Station post on Weibo
Digital Chat Station post on Weibo

This means we can expect a 120Hz AMOLED display, physical shoulder triggers, a 64MP main camera and a 5,065 mAh battery with 67W fast charging. We could also see a brand new colorway this time around.

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Thinking the same

  • Already

It's been months already since they tease us. No further news. Maybe this idea scrapped?

the new Redmi K40 is expected to come with a 120Hz AMOLED display, physical shoulder triggers for easier gaming controls, a 64MP main camera sensor along with an 8MP sensor, and a 2MP sensor, and a 5,065mAh battery. It also had a side-mounted finger...

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