Redmi K40 series crosses one million sales milestone in China
Redmi has managed to sell over one million units of the K40 series in China in just 23 days, an official Weibo post has confirmed. The line-up includes the K40, K40 Pro, and K40 Pro+ models. To recall, the vanilla K40 and K40 Pro had gone on sale earlier than the top-end variant and sold over three lakh units in just five minutes.
The phones flaunt a 120Hz, E4 AMOLED display
Redmi K40 series features a punch-hole design with slim bezels and a side-mounted fingerprint sensor. On the rear, they offer a triple camera setup. The smartphones bear a 6.67-inch Full-HD+ (1080x2400 pixels) E4 AMOLED screen with a 120Hz refresh rate, a 360Hz touch sampling rate, HDR10+ support, and 1,300-nits of peak brightness. They also come with MEMC technology for content enhancement.
The handsets pack a 20MP selfie camera
The Redmi K40 houses a triple rear camera unit comprising a 48MP (f/1.8) primary sensor, an 8MP (f/2.2) ultra-wide lens, and a 5MP (f/2.4) macro camera. The K40 Pro and Pro+ offer a similar camera module but with a 64MP (f/1.9) and 108MP (f/1.8) main sensor, respectively. For selfies, they sport a 20MP (f/2.5) front-facing snapper.
The Pro models draw power from a Snapdragon 888 chipset
The Redmi K40 is powered by a Snapdragon 870 chipset, whereas the Pro and Pro+ models are fueled by a Snapdragon 888 processor. They come loaded with up to 12GB of RAM, up to 256GB of storage, and boot Android 11-based MIUI 12. The trio packs a 4,520mAh battery with 33W fast-charging support. The handsets also offer support for the latest connectivity options.
Redmi K40 series: Pricing
Redmi K40 is priced at CNY 1,999 (Rs. 22,200) for the 6GB/128GB model and goes up to CNY 2,699 (Rs. 29,950) for the 12GB/256GB variant. The K40 Pro costs CNY 2,799 (Rs. 31,500) for the 6GB/128GB option and goes up to CNY 3,299 (Rs. 36,600) for the 8GB/256GB version. The solo 12GB/256GB variant of the K40 Pro+ is priced at CNY 3,699 (Rs. 41,000).