Redmi K40 series display specifications leaked, OLED panel and 120Hz refresh rate tipped

Highlights
  • Redmi K40 series display specifications have leaked online
  • The phones are said to come with an OLED display, 120Hz refresh rate, and punch-hole cutout
  • The vanilla Redmi K40 is said to debut later this year, while the K40 Pro in the first half of 2021

The Redmi K40 series is rumoured to be in the works even as the Xiaomi-backed brand continues to launch Redmi K30 series phones. There are speculations the vanilla Redmi K40 will debut before the end of this year, while the Pro model will break cover in 2021. Now, ahead of the rumoured launch, some key details of the Redmi K40 series display panel have surfaced online. The phones are said to sport an OLED display with 120Hz refresh rate and a punch-hole cutout for the selfie camera.

Redmi K40

Earlier rumours have suggested the Redmi K40 Pro will be powered by the Snapdragon 875 SoC that is said to be manufactured using the 5nm process and is expected to make its debut in December. As for the vanilla Redmi K40, it is said to ship with MediaTek Dimensity 1000+ SoC paired with 5G connectivity and Sony IMX686. However, there are speculations it may arrive with the mid-range Snapdragon 775G SoC that is said to debut alongside the mighty Snapdragon 875 chipset. The Redmi K40 was recently spotted on MIIT certification with model number M2011K2C and 5G connectivity.

Indicating the Redmi K40 series arrival soon, Lu Weibing, the general manager of the Redmi brand, recently said the Redmi K30 Pro will be discontinued. However, the executive hasn’t shared many details about the Redmi K40 series just yet, but we can speculate it should bring significant upgrades over the Redmi K30 series from last year, including design and internal hardware. We should know more details going forward, so stick around.

Key Specs

Xiaomi Redmi K40
MediaTek MT6889 | 6 GBProcessor
6.67 inches Display
64 MP + 8 MP + 5 MP + 2 MPRear camera
25 MP + 5 MPSelfie camera
4500 mAh Battery
Xiaomi Redmi K40 Price, Launch Date
Expected Price: Rs. 23,990
Release Date: 09-Dec-2020 (Expected)
Variant: 6 GB RAM / 64 GB internal storage
Phone Status: Rumoured