20 Feb 2021: Redmi K40's small punch-hole cut-out revealed in live video
Ahead of its launch on February 25, Redmi K40 has been unveiled in a live video, revealing its design features. As per the clip, the handset will have a tiny punch-hole cut-out that looks smaller than even the bezels.
The upcoming K40 is also said to feature a Snapdragon 888 chipset and a Samsung-sourced E4 AMOLED screen with a 120Hz refresh rate.
Fact: This is how Redmi K40 will look like
Design and display: Redmi K40 will boast of a 120Hz display
As per the leaked video, Redmi K40 will feature a center-aligned punch-hole design with slim bezels. On the rear, it will pack a triple camera module.
The handset will bear a 6.67-inch Full-HD+ (1080x2400 pixels) flat AMOLED screen with an aspect ratio of 20:9 and a 120Hz refresh rate.
It will also sport an in-display fingerprint sensor for secure authentication of biometric data.
Fact: The handset will offer a 108MP main camera
According to the reports, Redmi K40 will pack an oval-shaped triple rear camera setup comprising a 108MP primary sensor and two other lenses, details of which are unclear at the moment. Up front, it is tipped to offer a 30MP selfie snapper.
Internals: It will be powered by a Snapdragon 888 processor
The Redmi K40 will be fueled by an octa-core Snapdragon 888 chipset, paired with 8GB of RAM and up to 256GB of storage.
It will run on Android 11-based MIUI 12 and pack a 4,000mAh battery with 33W fast-charging support.
For connectivity, the handset should offer support for Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS, 5G, NFC, and a Type-C port.
Fact: Redmi K40: Pricing and availability
The official pricing details of the Redmi K40 will be announced at the time of the launch, which is scheduled for February 25 in China. However, the phone is tipped to be priced at around CNY 2,999 (roughly Rs. 34,000).