Today, Redmi has confirmed that will launch its first gaming smartphone the Redmi K40 Game Enhanced Edition in China on April 27th, after the teaser release. The launch invite shows a dedicated gaming button on the side and a circular LED light around the lens module that glows when the button slide. The other image confirmed a power button with a side-mounted fingerprint sensor. We can also see the text on both sides of the camera module 'Freezing and Speediest' that may indicate the heat dissipation system could be improved and the performance is better.
This phone will have a thin and light body without a compromise on the hardcore gaming performance, gaming control, audio, and video experience at a low price, according to the company. The teaser also shows a triple rear camera setup with laser autofocus.
The company already revealed that the phone will works on MIUI 12.5 based on Android 11. Earlier rumors also revealed that will feature a Samsung E4 Super AMOLED screen with a 144Hz refresh rate, a side-mounted fingerprint scanner instead of an under-display fingerprint scanner. The phone will run on MediaTek Dimensity 1200 processor and powered by a 5000mAh battery that supports 65W fast charging, which is certified by 3C certification with the model number M2104K10AC.