Redmi also has launched a new smartphone the Redmi K40S, which is the successor to last year’s Redmi K40 in China, along with the Redmi K50 series. It has the same 6.67-inch E4 AMOLED screen with MEMC, 120Hz refresh rate and 360Hz touch sampling rate, DCI-P3 color gamut, and HDR10+ support.
It runs on the Snapdragon 870 processor with up to 12GB RAM, 256GB UFS 3.1 storage and is based on MIUI 13 based on Android 12. This time company upgraded cooling system offers a vapor chamber area as high as 3112mm², and the liquid-cooled heat dissipation area has been increased by 400% compared with Redmi K40, as per the company.
It has a 48MP primary camera with an IMX582 sensor, IOS, along with an 8MP ultra-wide camera and 5MP 50mm telephoto macro lens. On the front side has a 20MP front-facing camera. It is powered by a 4500mAh that supports 67W fast charging compared to 33W charging in the K40, which can charge 100% battery in 38 minutes.
Redmi K40S Specifications -
|Display||6.67-inch (2400 x 1080 pixels) Full HD+ AMOLED 20:9 HDR10 + display with MEMC, 120Hz refresh rate, 1300nit (HBM) / 900nit (Typ) brightness, 5,000,000:1 (Min) contrast ratio, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection|
|Processor||Octa-Core (1 x 3.2GHz + 3 x 2.42GHz + 4 x 1.8GHz Hexa) Snapdragon 870 7nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 650 GPU|
|RAM/Storage||6GB / 8GB LPPDDR5 RAM with 128GB (UFS 3.1) / 8GB + 12GB LPPDDR5 RAM with 256GB UFS 3.1 storage|
|OS/UI||MIUI 13 based on Android 12|
|SIM||Dual SIM (nano + nano)|
|Rear Cameras||48MP rear camera with 1/2″ Sony IMX582 sensor, f/1.79 aperture, OIS, LED flash, 8MP 119° ultra-wide-angle lens with f/2.2 aperture, 2MP macro camera with f/2.4 aperture|
|Front Camera||20MP front-facing camera with 0.8μm pixel size, f/2.4 aperture|
|Features||Side-mounted fingerprint sensor, Infrared sensor, USB Type-C audio, Dual speakers, Dolby Atmos|
|Dimensions||163.2x 75.95 x 7.7mm|
|Connectivity||5G SA/NSA,Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6 802.11 ax, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS (L1 + L5), USB Type-C|
|Battery/Charger||4500mAh (Typical) battery with 67W fast charging|
The Redmi K40S comes in Black, Silver, Iridescent, and Green, and it is now available in China.
Redmi K40S Prices are -
- 6GB RAM/128GB storage version - 1799 yuan (US$ 283 / Rs. 21,530 approx.)
- 8GB RAM/128GB storage version - 1999 yuan (US$ 314 / Rs. 23,925 approx.)
- 8GB RAM/256GB storage version - 2199 yuan (US$ 346 / Rs. 26,320 approx.)
- 12GB RAM/256GB storage version - 2399 yuan (US$ 377 / Rs. 28,715 approx.)