Redmi K40 Gaming: The First Redmi Gaming Phone

DateApril 29, 2021

Price In Nepal Rs. 40,000 (Expected)

Key Features

display

Display

OLED, 120Hz

6.67 inches

1080 x 2400 pixels

dimension

Dimension

  • Height:161.9mm
  • Width:76.9mm
  • Depth:8.3mm
hardware

Hardware

Octa-Core

6+8+12GB RAM

128+256GB ROM

camera

Camera

64+8+2MP (R)

16MP (F)

android

Software

Android 11

MIUI 12.5

battery

Battery

5065 mAh

67W (Fast Charge)

Full Specifications

  • basic

    Basic Info

    • Brand

      Xiaomi

    • Model

      Redmi K40 Gaming

    • Released

      April 27, 2021

  • body

    Body

    • Dimension

      161.9mm x 76.9mm x 8.3mm

    • Weight

      205 grams

    • Color

      Black, Gray, Silver, Bruce Lee Yellow

  • display

    Display

    • Type

      OLED, 120Hz

    • Size

      6.67 inches

    • Resolution

      1080 x 2400 pixels

    • Aspect Ratio

      20:9

    • Pixel Density

      395 ppi

  • android

    Software

    • Operating System

      Android 11

    • UI

      MIUI 12.5

  • hardware

    Hardware

    • Processor

      MediaTek Dimensity 1200 5G (6 nm)

    • CPU

      Octa-core (1x3.0 GHz Cortex-A78 & 3x2.6 GHz Cortex-A78 & 4x2.0 GHz Cortex-A55)

    • GPU

      Mali-G77 MC9

    • RAM

      6GB

    • Storage

      128GB

    • Expandable storage

      No

  • camera

    Camera

    • Rear Camera

      64 MP, f/1.7 (wide) + 8 MP, f/2.2, 120˚ (ultrawide) + 2 MP, f/2.4, (macro)

    • Rear Video

      4K@30fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps, 720p@960fps

    • Front Camera

      16MP

    • Front Video

      1080p@30fps, 720p@120fps

    • Flash

      Rear Dual LED flash

    • Features

      HDR, panorama, PDAF

  • battery

    Battery

    • Ampere

      Li-Po 5065 mAh

    • Charging Power

      67W (Fast Charging)

    • Charging Type

      Type-C

    • Removable

      Non-removable

  • sim

    Sim

    • Sim Type

      Nano-SIM (Dual)

    • Network Type

      3G / 4G / 5G Supported

  • connection

    Connectivity

    • Wi-Fi

      Yes

    • Bluetooth

      5.2

    • OTG

      Supported

    • USB

      USB Type-C 2.0

    • GPS

      Supported

    • NFC

      Supported

  • sensor

    Sensors

    • Fingerprint

      Supported

    • Face Unlock

      Supported

    • Proximity Sensor

      Supported

    • Gyroscope

      Supported

    • E-compass

      Supported

    • Accelerometer

      Supported

    • Ambient Light Sensor

      Supported

Redmi K40 Gaming: The First Redmi Gaming Phone. Redmi has been meeting the requirements of users of all price segments. The Redmi K series was quite popular back then after the company launched its K20 series. Thanks to the company for providing powerful smartphones with premium specs at a reduced price. Recently, Redmi has announced its new member, the Redmi K40 to the K series lineup. The device features a 120Hz display, an aerospace-grade liquid cooling system, physical pop-up gaming triggers, 67W fast charging, etc. In this post, you will learn the specs, availability, and expected price of the Redmi K40 Gaming in Nepal.

Redmi K40 Gaming design

Redmi K40 Gaming Overview

Display and Design

Starting off with the display, Redmi K40 Gaming Edition offers a huge 6.67 inches OLED panel that has a resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels. It comes with a refresh rate of 120 Hz and a touch sampling rate of 480Hz offering you a smooth and flawless interaction while playing games and surfing on the internet. It has a bigger screen, therefore, offers you an amazing experience while gaming and watching videos. The display comes with a Gorilla Glass 5 protection glass at the front and back and has an IP53 rating against dust and splashes.

Design-wise the device has a premium look with a unique camera module. It has a matte surface at the back featuring the ‘Redmi’ branding on the bottom corner of the device. This gaming handset sports physical pop-up gaming triggers for a better gaming experience. It is secured with a face lock or a side-mounted fingerprint sensor. The company offers 3 different color options in this device- Black, Gray, Silver, Bruce Lee Yellow. The front camera is placed at the top of the teardrop notch. 

Performance and Memory

As far as the processor is concerned, the device ships with the latest 6nm Dimensity 1200 5G chipset. The SoC is backed up by a Mali-G77 MC9 GPU that handles graphics in this device. The Redmi K40 Gaming Phone is packed powerful with this latest processor from MediaTek- the SoC’s overall performance is boosted by 22% while the power consumption is dropped by 25% than its predecessor. There is also a three-dimensional cooling system to protect your device from overheating during heavy gaming. The phone will ship with MIUI 12.5 that is based on Android 11. 

Moving on to the memory part, the device offers few options- 6GB, 8GB, and 12GB RAM. The 6GB RAM variant is available only with 128GB internal storage while the 8GB and 12GB RAM variants are available with 128GB or 256GB internal storage. The device does not support a card slot for expanding the phone’s storage capacity.

Redmi K40 Gaming processor

Camera

Speaking of the camera on this phone, the device flaunts a triple-camera array at the back where you get a 64MP primary camera, an 8MP ultrawide camera, a 2MP macro camera. See the world through the 64MP triple camera without missing minute details. For capturing selfies and making video calls, the company has provided a 16MP front shooter. The camera set-up allows decent-quality video recording. It can record a stunning 4k video at 30fps, 1080p video up to 120fps, and 720p video at 960fps with high detail. The selfie camera supports 1080p video at 30fps and 720p video at 120fps..

Battery and Extras

The Redmi K40 Gaming Phone is equipped with a huge 5065mAh that delivers non-stop power for hours. It comes with a USB Type-C port that supports 67W fast charging, the battery gets 100% charged in just 42 minutes- enjoy unstoppable gaming for hours. Other feature includes stereo speakers, dual-band Wi-Fi, Infrared port, NFC, Bluetooth 5.2, USB Type-C 2.0, etc.

Redmi K40 Gaming Phone Price in Nepal and Availability

The Redmi K40 Gaming Phone comes in 6GB + 128GB model that is priced at CNY 1,999 (est. Rs. 40,000), an 8GB + 128GB configuration that is priced at CNY 2,199 (est. Rs. 43,500), 8GB + 256GB priced at CNY 2,399 (est. Rs. 47,000), 12GB + 128GB priced at CNY 2,399, and finally the 12GB + 256GB model priced at CNY 2,699 (est. Rs. 53,000). It comes in three color options namely, Black, Silver, White, and a Bruce Lee Special Edition. It will be available in Daraz Online Store, Sastodeal, and official retail stores after its launch in Nepal.

Redmi K40 Gaming PhonePrice in ChinaPrice in Nepal (Expected)
6GB + 128GBCNY 1,999NPR 40,000
8GB + 128GBCNY 2,199NPR 43,500
8GB + 256GBCNY 2,399NPR 47,000
12GB + 128GBCNY 2,399NPR 47,000
12GB + 256GBCNY 2,699NPR 53,000

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Is Redmi K40 good for gaming?

Since it’s a Gaming Edition, the gaming experience is the main focus. For a good gaming experience, the K40 Gaming Edition uses a new type of thermal material that can control the antenna heating up without blocking the signal transmission and reception. It is also equipped with the same type of pop-up trigger as the Black Shark 4. The trigger pops up when you toggle the switch on. 

Mention the rear camera used in Redmi K40?

The device flaunts a triple-camera array at the back where you get a 64MP primary camera, an 8MP ultrawide camera, a 2MP macro camera. See the world through the 64MP triple camera without missing minute details.

How is the battery life of the Redmi K40?

The device is equipped with a huge 5065mAh that delivers non-stop power for hours. It comes with a USB Type-C port that supports 67W fast charging, the battery gets 100% charged in just 42 minutes- enjoy unstoppable gaming for hours.

How is the video recording quality of K40 Gaming?

The camera set-up allows decent-quality video recording. It can record a stunning 4k video at 30fps, 1080p video up to 120fps, and 720p video at 960fps with high detail. The selfie camera supports 1080p video at 30fps and 720p video at 120fps..

In how many colors is K40 gaming available?

The company offers 3 different color options in this device- Black, Gray, Silver, Bruce Lee Yellow.

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