Redmi will be announcing the Redmi K40 gaming smartphones on April 27 in China. The lineup is rumored to include two models and both of them are said to be powered by different Dimensity chipsets. For gamers, both models will offer mechanical shoulder buttons. The Chinese manufacturer has released a video to showcase gaming buttons of the Redmi K40 Gaming Edition and Enchained Gaming Edition smartphones in action.
The magnetically driven mechanical shoulder buttons of the upcoming Redmi K40 gaming phones can pop up by manually shifting their covers. The company claims that these buttons are durable, and they have been tested over 1.5 million times.
Reports have revealed that M2012K10C and M2104K10AC are the models of the K40 gaming smartphones. The M2104K10AC variant was recently seen at the Master Lu benchmarks with Dimensity 1100 chipset. This suggests that the M2012K10C variant could be powered by the Dimensity 1200 SoC.
Redmi revealed that the Dimensity 1200 powered model recorded an impressive score of 729,495 on AnTuTu benchmarks. These models are expected to arrive with up to 12 GB of RAM and up to 256 GB of storage. Both phones are expected to arrive with support for 67W fast charging.
The Dimensity 1200 variant of the Redmi K40 Gaming Edition is expected to house a 6.67-inch FHD+ AMOLED display with a 144Hz refresh rate support, a 5,000mAh battery, and a Sony IMX686 64-megapixel primary camera. These specs are also expected to be available on the Dimensity 1100 variant of the Redmi K40 Gaming Edition phone. These models are likely to be priced around 2,000 Yuan ($308). Rumors have also claimed that the Dimensity 1200 powered model may debut in India as a POCO branded smartphone.