So just a couple of days are now left for the launch of the Redmi K40 Gaming Edition, and in typical Redmi fashion, the company has revealed a lot of details on its Weibo profile already, which confirms most of the rumors and leaks. Redmi has revealed how the phone looks like from the front and back, the build material, display specifications, chipset, cooling, and more. So in this article, let us talk about all the details Redmi has revealed on Weibo, along with details from some trusted sources.
Speaking of the design first, Redmi K40 Gaming Edition has Gorilla Glass 5 on the front and the back. There is a metal frame, and when it launches, this will be the thinnest gaming phone that we have seen so far. The power button is there on the right side, which has the fingerprint scanner embedded in it. There are two sliders to activate the two shoulder buttons. Another unique design aspect is that the LED flash on the rear is in the shape of lightning.
Coming to the display, the phone features a flat flexible OLED panel with a 120Hz refresh rate, and there is a hole-punch cutout in the center for the selfie shooter. The phone has slimmer bezels than all the gaming phones launched so far. There is a small 2.7mm bottom chin and 1.8mm side bezels. It is also a 10-bit panel which means, in theory, it is capable of showing over a billion colors as compared to 16 Million in the case of 8-bit panels. There are 8,192 levels of brightness adjustment, and the panel also supports HDR10+.
Speaking of the performance, Redmi K40 Gaming Edition has the MediaTek Dimensity 1200 SOC, which scores around 725,000 on AnTuTu Benchmark. It is a 6nm SOC with Cortex-A78 based cores.
Finally, Digital Chat Station revealed on Weibo that this phone has a 5,065mAh battery and supports 67W fast charging.