Redmi K40G might be in the works; tipped to sport Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 SoC

Redmi K40G specifications have been tipped in a new leak.

  • A new report from China claims that Redmi is working on a new smartphone called Redmi K40G.
  • Redmi K40G will have the Snapdragon 870 SoC, claims the leak.
  • Redmi has posted teaser images for an event dated 27th July at 10:00 AM CST.

Redmi had unveiled the Redmi K40 series in February this year with the launch of three smartphones, the Redmi K40, Redmi K40 Pro, and the Redmi K40 Pro+. A few months later, in April 2021, the company added another smartphone to the lineup, the Redmi K40 Gaming. Well, it looks like the brand isn’t done with the Redmi K40 series. According to a new report from China, Redmi is planning to launch another smartphone in the lineup, the Redmi K40G. The leak also hints towards a few specifications of the Redmi K40G. Let us have a look at all the details.

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Redmi K40G in the works

Earlier today, a popular account on Weibo that goes by Digital Chat Station put out a post claiming that Redmi is working on a new smartphone, called, the Redmi K40G. According to him, the Redmi K40G will feature the Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 processor. The post also says that the Redmi K40G will have a similar set of features as the main phone in the lineup. Now, it’s unclear which smartphone is being referred to here but we assume that it is the Redmi K40 Gaming. If that is the case, then we know what to expect from the Redmi K40G.


Separately, Redmi has posted a bunch of teaser images on Weibo. Now, since these posters are in the Chinese language, it is quite hard to understand what the brand wants to say exactly. However, what we could gather is that Redmi is organising an event for July 27th at 10:00 AM CST to showcase what could be an updated version of the Redmi K40 Game Enhanced Edition. To recall, the phone was launched in China in April with the Dimensity 1200 chipset.

At first, we thought that this upcoming smartphone is the Redmi K40G. However, one of the posters says that this smartphone has the MediaTek Dimensity 1200 SoC, and the translation reads Redmi K40 Game Enhanced Edition. So, we expect to see a new version of the gaming phone on Tuesday, July 27th. Stay tuned to know more.