Previous news shows that the Redmi K40 series includes two models. Among them, the Redmi K40 Pro sports the Snapdragon 888 processor. It will have a flagship configuration. And at the same time, the standard version should be using the MediaTek Dimensity processor, which focuses on the mid-range market.
But according to the latest news, this year’s Redmi K40 product positioning will adopt a new solution.
Today, a piece of information about he Redmi K40 series was exposed on Weibo. It showed that the Redmi K40 standard version will feature the Snapdragon 888 chip. Also, this standard version comes with 12GB+256GB memory. And the price is only 2,999 yuan ($449).
In addition, the machine will have 6+128GB and 8+128GB memory combinations, priced at 2,299 yuan ($345) and 2,499 yuan ($375) respectively. But the core includes MediaTek’s upcoming Dimensity 1200 processor, based on 6nm technology. The latter has an ARM Cortex A78 architecture, AnTuTu’s running score of which surpasses Snapdragon 865.
As for the Pro version, it will also sport the Snapdragon 888 processor. There will be 8+128 / 256GB and 12+256GB versions. The prices are 3299 yuan ($495), 3599 yuan ($540), and 3999 yuan ($599.85), respectively.
Redmi K40 Pro Features
According to the information disclosed by Lu Weibing, the Pro version not only features the flagship core but also has all-around upgrades in other aspects.
The Redmi K40 Pro will fully release the strength of this chip by digging into the camera, display, connectivity, and AI capabilities of Snapdragon 888. So, it will be the most comprehensive Snapdragon 888 flagship phone at the same price.
In addition to the Snapdragon 888 flagship chip, the Redmi K40 Pro also features a face-to-face screen that may be the most expensive in the industry. This is the same as that on the Xiaomi Mi 11, using the Samsung E4 luminescent material OLED panel and supporting a 120Hz refresh rate.