Early this morning, a photo of the suspected Redmi K40 was exposed on Twitter. The machine uses an OLED hole-punch screen. The front camera is centered. On the back, there is a matrix camera design with 4 cameras and it supports screen fingerprint recognition.
It is not yet certain that it is the real Redmi K40. But the Xiaomi label was found in the confidential phone case. The Weibo blogger revealed that the Redmi K40 is being sent to various users for review and we have already seen it got the network access.
The OLED hole-punch screen is a change from the pill-shaped punch hole on the right side of the Redmi K30 screen. Of course, we can not tell if all the models in this series will use this design. Most likely, all will not use this design because the Redmi K30 series have multiple designs.
Industry insiders speculate that the Redmi K40 series may debut with the standard version, followed by the K40 Pro. The chip is most likely to be from the Qualcomm Snapdragon 7 series And the K40 Pro will be powered by the new flagship Snapdragon 888.
Earlier, Lu Weibing, president of Xiaomi Group China and general manager of the Redmi brand, confirmed that Redmi will be the first smartphone brand sporting the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 flagship processor. He also confirmed that the Redmi K40 Pro will be on sale in Q1 2021.
The Redmi K series is particularly very successful. It starts with the Redmi K20 series which has three models. As for the Redmi K30 series, it is one of the longest series in the smartphone industry. This series has well over five models spanning about a year. After Redmi announced that it is down with the Redmi K30 series, information regarding the Redmi K40 series started to hit the web.