Redmi K40 (Mi 11X/POCO F3) India launch imminent, gets spotted on Indian IMEI database

Redmi K40 is expected to launch globally as the POCO F3 and in India as the Mi 11X.

Highlights
  • Redmi K40 has been registered in the Indian IMEI database
  • Redmi K40 could launch in India as Mi 11X
  • Redmi K40 Pro and Redmi K40 Pro+ could tag along as well.

Xiaomi launched the Redmi K40 series smartphones in China last month. The lineup features three devices, the Redmi K40, Redmi K40 Pro, and the Redmi K40 Pro+. These smartphones are expected to launch in India rebranded as Mi 11X and the Mi 11i, if the reports are to be believed. The Redmi K40 is also tipped to launch globally as the POCO F3. However, the Redmi K40 series launch date in India is still unknown. Fortunately for us, today we have some exciting news regarding the India launch of the Redmi K40. As spotted by popular tipster, Mukul Sharma, the IMEI of the Indian variant of Redmi K40 has been registered in the Indian IMEI database.

Redmi K40 aka Mi 11X India launch imminent

The image shared by tipster regarding the leak shows that the IMEI of a Xiaomi phone with the model number M2012K11AI has been registered in the Indian IMEI database. The model number belongs to the Indian variant of the Redmi K40 if the previous reports are to be believed. The image also shows that the Redmi K40 Indian variant will come with 4G connectivity and not 5G as seen on the Chinese model.

Considering that the IMEI of the Redmi K40 Indian variant has been registered with Indian IMEI database, the phone’s launch seems imminent. We can expect the Redmi K40 aka Mi 11X India launch to take place in the coming weeks.

Redmi K40 specifications

The Redmi K40 features 6.67-inch Super AMOLED with Full HD+ resolution, 120Hz refresh rate, HDR10+, 1300 nits peak brightness, and center punch-hole. The Redmi K40 has Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 processor. You can choose from 6GB+128GB, 8GB+128GB, 8GB+ 256GB, and 12GB+256GB configurations. On the software front, the phone runs Android 11 with MIUI 12 customization.

The Redmi K40 features triple-camera setup at the rear with 48MP primary camera, 8MP ultrawide camera, and 5MP macro camera. The front-facing camera has a 20MP resolution. The Redmi K40 packs a 4520mAh battery with 33W fast charging supporting USB Power Delivery 3.0 protocol. The phone is available in three colors in globally, Black, White, and Aurora.

Key Specs

Xiaomi Redmi K40
Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 | 6 GBProcessor
6.67 inches Display
48 MP + 8 MP + 5 MPRear camera
20 MPSelfie camera
4520 mAh Battery
Xiaomi Redmi K40 Price, Launch Date
Expected Price: Rs. 22,490
Release Date: 20-May-2021 (Expected)
Variant: 6 GB RAM / 128 GB internal storage
Phone Status: Upcoming Phone