NEW DELHI: Xiaomi’s sub-brand Redmi has launched its first gaming smartphone in China. Dubbed Redmi K40 Gaming Edition, the smartphone comes with an FHD+ display with 1210Hz refresh rate. The smartphone comes with multi-stacked graphite layers combined with super-large vapour chambers and new aerospace grade heat dissipation material.
The company also claims that the smartphone offers good insulation and reduces its impact on nearby antennas to reduce the temperature by 2 degree celsius. The smartphone also comes with magnetic dual-trigger design enabling users to play games using four fingers. The triggers also offer stable and realistic pressing feedback.
The Redmi K40 Gaming Edition comes with dual speakers tuned by Dolby Atmos. The smartphone also offers RGB lighting and gaming details.
Redmi K40 Gaming Edition specifications
Redmi K40 Gaming Edition sports a 6.67-inch full HD+ display with 1080×2400 pixel resolution. The display is protected with a layer of Corning Gorilla Glass 5 on top. The gaming smartphone is powered by octa-core MediaTek Dimensity 1200 processor.
Redmi K40 Gaming Edition packs 6GB/8GB/12GB of RAM and comes in two storage options 128GB and 256GB. The dual SIM smartphone rusn Android 11 operating system topped with the company’s own layer of MIUI 12.5.
Redmi K40 Gaming Edition sports a triple rear camera with 64MP main sensor, 8MP ultra-wide angle lens and 2MP telemacro lens. The front houses a 16MP selfie shooter.
The smartphone comes equipped with a side-mounted fingerprint sensor and infrared sensor.
The gaming smartphone is backed by a 5,065 mAh battery with 66W fast charging support.
Redmi K40 Gaming Edition comes in Black, Sliver and White colour options and its price starts at 1,999 yuan (Rs 22,995).