- Redmi K40 Pro 5G has been launched on 25th Feb 2021 in China.
- The recently launched Redmi K40 Pro will cost around CNY 2,799.
- Redmi K40 series could be launched as Mi 11X/Poco X3 in India.
- See some Pros & Cons of Redmi K40 Pro 5G.
- See the full specifications of the Redmi K40 Pro 5G.
Redmi K40 Pro is the successor of the Redmi K30 series that was launched in 2020. Previously, in the Redmi K series there were only Pro variants but this year Redmi has also added the Pro+ in the smartphone variant hence increasing the K40 series lineups to three.
Redmi K40 series will be launched in India too with either the name of Mi 11X or Poco F3 and per the latest news coming out the phone has been registered in the Indian IMEI database with the model number M2012K11AI. Redmi K40 Pro smartphone packs with a decent Snapdragon 888 processor with around 360Hz touch sampling rates.
What is the Price of Redmi K40 Pro 5G?
Redmi K40 Pro 5G price are as follows
- 6GB RAM+ 128GB ROM: CNY 2,799 (around Rs 31.5k & $ 439)
- 8GB RAM+ 128GB ROM: CNY 2,999 (around Rs 33.5k & $ 460.5)
- 8GB RAM+ 256GB ROM: CNY 3,299 (around Rs 37k & $ 506)
What is the launch date of Redmi K40 Pro 5G?
Redmi K40 Pro 5G was launched on the 25th of February in China. The phone pre-booking was started from that day onwards but the phone has been officially kept on sale in China from 4 March. Xiaomi has made it all clear to launch Redmi K40 series smartphones globally including India with a different brand name, most probably be the Poco F3 series or Mi 11X series.
What are the Pros & Cons of ASUS ROG Phone 5?
- Excellent processor
- All major sensors are present
- 6000mAh Battery.
- Supports Fast-Charging.
- Super-AMOLED Display
- Latest software and OS.
- 360Hz Touch Sampling Rate.
- No 3.5mm Headphone Jack.
- No Expandable storage options.
- The body does attract fingerprint marks.
Price: Starting from CNY 2,799
Display: 6.67″ (16.94 cm)
Processor: Snapdragon 888
Front Camera: 20MP
Rear Camera: 64MP +8MP +5MP
RAM: 6GB / 8GB
Storage: 128GB / 256GB
Operating System: Android 11, MIUI 12
Redmi K40 Pro 5G comes with IP53 rated water and dust resistant technology. The phone has got a glass body with a smooth matte finish and the side-frames made of Aluminium. The phone’s in-hand feel is quite good and can be held in an average hand with great grip.
It is available in Black, White, and dreamland colors. The rear camera bump is less as compares to its predecessor giving it a premium and well-designed look. By the way, the rear-camera design of the K40 Pro is quite an old type as we have seen this type of camera module in the Redmi Note 10, Redmi Note 10 Pro, Redmi Note 10 Pro Max, Mi 11 series, and a lot of other Xiaomi phones. It weighs around 192 grams which is not considered to be ideal but can be tolerated as most smartphones weight even cross 200 grams.
MODEL: Redmi K40 Pro 5G
OTG Compatible: Yes
DIMENSION: 163.7×76.4×7.8 mm
WEIGHT: 192 grams
AVAILABLE COLOURS: White, Black, and Dreamland
WATERPROOF: Yes (IP53 rated)
Redmi K40 Pro 5G has got thin bezels around with a very small punch-hole selfie camera. The phone comes up with a 360Hz touch sampling rate giving the flawless like butter smartphone working experience. The Super AMOLED display maximum brightness can reach upto 1300 nits giving clear and dazzling outdoor visibility.
The display visuals of the Redmi K40 Pro 5G are quite immersive with brilliant adaptive colors. The phone has got Widevine L1 support enabling the users to stream OTT platforms contents in HD resolution. The display has also got Gorilla Glass 5 protection which can bear minute falls.
SCREEN SIZE: 6.67″ (16.94 cm)
SCREEN RESOLUTION: 1080×2400 pixels
DISPLAY TYPE: SUPER AMOLED
PIXEL DENSITY: 395 PPI
BRIGHTNESS: 1300 nits (Max.)
SCREEN TO BODY RATIO: 85.9%
PROTECTION: Gorilla Glass 5
SOFTWARE AND HARDWARE
Redmi K40 Pro is powered by the latest Snapdragon 888 processor making a roadmap clear for high-ending gaming. The processor is 5G and have wide bandwidth of network coverage. The high-end games can be played at high-settings without much laggings and throttling issues though we might have overheating issues after excessive gaming.
The phone comes with Adreno 660 GPU which provides excellent frame rates while gaming or multitasking. Redmi K40 Pro 5G comes with the latest Android 11 out of the box supported by MIUI 12 to provide more customizable user-friendly interface.
RAM: 6GB / 8GB
Storage: 128GB / 256GB
USB OTG Support: YES
CPU: Octa-core (1×2.84 GHz Kryo-680 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 680 & 4×1.80 GHz Kryo 680)
PROCESSOR: Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
OPERATING SYSTEM: Android 11, MIUI 12
PRIMARY CLOCK SPEED: 2.84 GHz
GPU: Adreno 660
EXPANDABLE STORAGE: No
REAR CAMERA: The Redmi K40 Pro has triple rear-camera that has 64MP primary camera featuring Exmor-RS CMOS sensor. The camera snaps good and detailed photos even in low light. Unlike Mi 11 the Redmi K40 Pro does not support OIS feature although Gyro-EIS support has been provided. Thanks to the processor that the camera is also able to record videos supporting 8K video-resolution with good stabilization.
Selfie Camera: The 20MP front-camera is embedded in only 2.8mm thin punch-hole that gives a minimalistic feel to the phone. Coming to selfie-camera then it also clicks good and wide selfies with good dynamic range. The latest MIUI offers too many customizations hence give the final touch to the clicked selfies.
REAR CAMERA: 64MP (f/1.9, Wide)+ 8MP (f/2.2, Ultrawide)+ 5MP (f/2.4, Macro)
FRONT CAMERA: 20MP (f/2.4, Wide).
FLASH: YES (LED flash)
FLASH POSITION: Rear
VIDEO RECORDING: 8k@30fps, 4k@30/60fps, 1080@30/60/120/240/969fps
REAR-CAMERA FEATURES: Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face Detection, HDR, Continuous Shooting, Night Mode, etc.
FRONT-CAMERA FEATURES: AI Beauty Mode, Portrait Mode, HDR, Panorama, etc.
Talking about the battery performance of the phone, it comes with 4500mAh battery which long-lasts in day to day usage all because of the Snapdragon 888 that uses battery at optimum level without any compromise with performance. Redmi K40 Pro 5G supports 33W fast-charging and it is claimed that it can full charge the battery from 0 to 100% in just 53 minutes.
BATTERY CAPACITY: 4500 mAh
BATTERY TYPE: Li-ion battery
BATTERY CHARGER: 33W fast-charging.
USB Type C: Yes
WIRELESS CHARGING: No
REVERSE CHARGING: –
The phone has provided all the major ports but unfortunately misses out some. Redmi K40 Pro 5G neither have any expandable storage option nor 3.5mm headphone jack. Talking about the sensors the the phone has got them all. NFC is nowadays becoming trend in upper mid-range smartphone and so this phone has also got it. The secondary active noise cancellation microphone is also present that filters out the unwanted sounds during calls.
Wi-fi: YES (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6e)
OTHER Wi-fi RELATED FEATURES: Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot.
GPS: Yes (A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS, NavIC)
NFC( Near Field Communication ): YES
BLUETOOTH: YES (v5.2)
USB: YES (Type-C 2.0)
USB RELATED FEATURES: Data Transfer, USB Charging
5G READY: YES
HEADPHONE JACK: NO
PROXIMITY SENSOR: Yes
LIGHT SENSOR: YES
UNLOCK FEATURES: Side-mounted fingerprint sensor, Face Unlock, etc.