Earlier this year, when MediaTek announced the Dimensity 1200 SoC, Redmi confirmed that it will be launching a gaming-focused powered by the new chip. Today, Redmi released an official confirmation that its first gaming phone will break cover at 7:30 PM (local time) on April 27. It will be yet another K40 series brand that will hit the Chinese market as the Redmi K40 Game Enhanced Edition.
Shown below is a screenshot of the official GIF image that gives a glimpse of the RedmI K40 Game Enhanced Edition. The company claims that it is a hardcore gaming phone with a lightweight and beautiful design. The image suggests that the phone features a triple camera system with some sort of lighting around its upper and lower edges.
For gamers, the Redmi K40 Game Enhanced Edition seems to be equipped with mechanical shoulder buttons. The company is yet to spill information on the specifications of the device.
Leaked information that appeared yesterday claimed the Redmi K40 Game Enhanced Edition has a 6.67-inch S-AMOLED E4 display that carries support for up to 144Hz refresh rate. It could be housing a 5,000mAh battery with 67W fast charging support. It is believed that the 3C models such as M2012K10C and M2104K10C are the variants of the Redmi K40 Game Enhanced Edition.
The Redmi K40 Game Enhanced Edition is expected to feature a Sony IMX686 64-megapixel primary camera. In China, the device is expected to carry a price tag of around 2,000 Yuan ($308). Speculations are rife that the K40 Game Enhanced Edition may break cover as a POCO branded device in India. Probably, it will end up as an F-series phone in the country.