Redmi has launched K40S, successor to last year’s Redmi K40 and it comes with impressive specifications.
Redmi K40S features a 6.67″ FHD+ 120Hz E4 AMOLED, Snapdragon 870 SoC, with an upgraded cooling system that offers a vapor chamber area as high as 3112mm², and the liquid-cooled heat dissipation area has been increased by 400% compared with Redmi K40, says the company.
For the cameras, it comes with a 48MP IMX582 sensor for the main camera. The weight has been reduced by 1g and thickness by 0.1mm, says the company. It also brings 67W fast charging compared to 33W charging in the K40, so that it can charge the 4500mAh up to 100% in 38 minutes.
Redmi K40S Highlight Specifications
Display: 6.67-inch (2400 x 1080 pixels) Full HD+ AMOLED 20:9 HDR10 + display with MEMC, 120Hz refresh rate, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
Chipset: Octa Core (1 x 3.2GHz + 3 x 2.42GHz + 4 x 1.8GHz Hexa) Snapdragon 870 7nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 650 GPU
Storage: 6GB / 8GB RAM with 128GB (UFS 3.1) / 8GB + 12GB RAM with 256GB UFS 3.1 storage
SIM: Dual SIM (nano + nano)
Operating System: MIUI 13 based on Android 12
Cameras: 48MP rear camera with 1/2″ Sony IMX582 sensor, OIS, LED flash, 8MP 119° ultra-wide angle lens, 2MP macro camera
Front camera: 20MP front-facing camera with 0.8μm pixel size
Sensor: Side-mounted fingerprint sensor, Infrared sensor
USB Type-C audio, Dual speakers, Dolby Atmos
Dimensions: 163.2x 75.95 x 7.7mm; Weight: 195g
Network: 5G, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6 802.11 ax, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS (L1 + L5), USB Type-C
Battery: 4500mAh (Typical) battery with 67W fast charging
The Redmi K40S comes in four colors including Black, Silver, Iridescent, and Green and in four storage variants – 6GB+128GB at 1799 yuan (US$ 283), 8GB+128GB at 1999 yuan (US$ 314), 8GB+256GB at 2199 yuan (US$ 346) and the 12GB+256GB priced at 2399 yuan (US$ 377).