Review On Xiaomi Redmi K40 Gaming, Specs, And Price

Xiaomi Redmi K40 Gaming as the name implies is a gaming smartphone, this phone is specifically built for gamers that have passion in game playing.  The Redmi K40 Gaming delivers and meets all the requirements and specs needed for gaming.

Launch date for Xiaomi Redmi K40 Gaming was announced 2021, April 27 and Redmi K40 Gaming is officially released on April 30, 2021. On said date of released, the status was available.

Xiaomi K40 Gaming is powered by MediaTek MT6893 Dimensity 1200 5G Octa-core processor that runs on Android 11 + MIUI 12.5 operating system. It is also known as Xiaomi Redmi K40 Gaming Edition.

The Redmi K40 Gaming comes in a 6.67-inch AMOLED screen with a resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels while PPI is 395. The phone screen is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5 from scratch and breaks.

Xiaomi Redmi K40 Gaming is powered by a Li-Po 5065 mAh non-removable battery with the support of 67W fast charging, ensuring you get 100% fully charged in 42 min.

In this article, you will learn more about Xiaomi Redmi K40 Gaming smartphone and all it has to offer as a promising gaming phone.

Let’s get started!

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Full Review About Xiaomi Redmi K40 Gaming

Xiaomi Redmi K40 Gaming

Xiaomi Redmi K40 Gaming Specs & Features

The following are the key specification of Redmi K40 Gaming smartphone:

  • 6.67 inches OLED Display
  • Pixels: 1080 x 2400, at ~395 PPI, and 120Hz Refresh Rate
  • Android 11, MIUI 12.5
  • CPU: Octa-core MediaTek MT6893 Dimensity 1200 5G (6 nm)
  • Inbuilt Storage: 128GB, and 256GB
  • RAM: 6GB RAM, 8GB RAM, and 12GB RAM
  • Rear Cameras: 64MP + 8MP + 2MP
  • Front Camera: 16MP
  • Fingerprint (side-mounted)
  • IP53, Dust, and Splash protection
  • 5G Network
  • Fast Charging: 67W
  • Battery Capacity: Li-Po 5065 mAh Non-Removable Battery

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Display

As ealier started, Xiaomi Redmi K40 Gaming has a display that comes in a 6.67-inches AMOLED touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels alongside PPI of 395 with a 120Hz refresh rate.

The screen is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5 from scratches and breaks and with a punch hole camera in the top middle position for selfie.

Body/Design

Both front and back panels are build of Gorilla glass 5 protection.  It also features an IP53 rating for dust and water resistance.

Xiaomi Redmi K40 Gaming comes in three colour options, which are; Black, Gray, Silver, and Bruce lee yellow, i.e for the Bruce lee edition.

Cameras

Xiaomi Redmi K40 Gaming got a triple camera setup on the rear; this comprises a 64MP wide primary camera with an aperture of f/1.7, 8MP ultrawide camera with an aperture of f/2.2 and 2MP macro camera with an aperture of f/2.4 alongside 120˚ field of view.

The video recording on this phone is featured at 4k @ 30fps.

While on the front camera setup, is a single 16MP camera with video record setup to be 1080p @ 30fps.

Connectivity

Connectivity options on Redmi K40 Gaming smartphone includes low-energy Bluetooth 5.2, Wifi-6, an IR Blaster, NFC, and a USB Type-C port featuring OTG support.

There is no present of headphone jack on Redmi K40 Gaming and as such, many will need either a USB Type-C headphone or a wireless headphone for private audio-listening.

Internet connectivity option that is available on K40 Gaming smartphone include 5G network aside other network signal like 4G, and 3G.

This implies that people living in areas with 5G receptions can download, stream and upload at 5G speeds while others can use their normal 4G, and 3G speeds.

Hardware and Software

Xiaomi Redmi K40 Gaming Edition software runs MIUI 12.5 is based on Android 11 operating system, MediaTek MT6893 Dimensity 1200 5G (6 nm) Chipset that is pack with Octa-core (1×3.0 GHz Cortex-A78 & 3×2.6 GHz Cortex-A78 & 4×2.0 GHz Cortex-A55) CPU, and Mali-G77 MC9 based GPU.

On the hardware, Redmi K40 Gaming packs 128GB, and 256GB inbuilt storage and 6GB RAM, 8GB RAM, and 12GB RAM. It has no memory card slot for expansion.

The phone have connectivity options likeWLAN featuring; (Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot), Bluetooth with (5.2, A2DP, LE),

GPS featuring (Yes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS, NavIC), NFC, Infrared port, USB      USB Type-C 2.0. There is no radio.

Sensors on the phone include fingerprint sensor (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, and color spectrum sensors.

Storage Option/RAM

Storage option on Xiaomi Redmi K40 Gaming Edition are 128GB + 6GB RAM, 128GB + 8GB RAM, 128GB + 12GB RAM, 256GB + 8GB RAM, and 256GB + 12GB RAM.

As you can see, the phone has two inbuilt storage type and three different RAM size. No memory card slot indicated.

Xiaomi Redmi K40 Gaming Price and Availability

The Xiaomi Redmi K40 Gaming price in Nigeria start at 119,194 to 129,194 Naira for 8GB + 128GB variant, $308 in United State, 1,786 GHC in Ghana, and 33,369 Ksh in Kenya.

Those who desire the 12GB + 256GB variant will see it for sell at 158,288 Naira in Nigeria, $416 in United State, 2,413 GHC in Ghana and 45,069 KSH in Kenya.

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Battery

Xiaomi Redmi K40 Gaming is powered by a 5065mAh battery. Redmi K40 Gaming Edition supports 67W proprietary fast charging promising 100% in 42 minute. It also has 3.0 ower Delivery  and 3+ Quick Charging ability.

Xiaomi Redmi K40 Gaming Full Specification

Below are full specifications of Redmi K40 Gaming:

NETWORK

  • Technology: GSM / CDMA / HSPA / CDMA2000 / LTE / 5G

BODY

  • Dimensions: 161.9 x 76.9 x 8.3 mm (6.37 x 3.03 x 0.33 in)
  • Weight: 205 g (7.23 oz)
  • Build: Glass front (Gorilla Glass 5), glass back (Gorilla Glass 5)
  • SIM: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
  • Gaming Features: Physical pop-up gaming triggers
  • Protection: IP53, dust and splash protection

DISPLAY

  • Type: OLED, 1B colors, 120Hz, HDR10+, 500 nits (typ)
  • Size: 6.67 inches, 107.4 cm2 (~86.3% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Resolution: 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~395 ppi density)
  • Display Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 5

PLATFORM

  • OS (Operating System): Android 11, MIUI 12.5
  • Chipset: MediaTek MT6893 Dimensity 1200 5G (6 nm)
  • CPU: Octa-core (1×3.0 GHz Cortex-A78 & 3×2.6 GHz Cortex-A78 & 4×2.0 GHz Cortex-A55)
  • GPU: Mali-G77 MC9

MEMORY

  • Card slot: No
  • Internal Storage: 128GB, and 256GB
  • RAM: 6GB RAM, 8GB RAM, and 12GB RAM
  • UFS: 3.1

MAIN CAMERA

Triple Rear Cameras step-up;

  • 64 MP, f/1.7, 26mm (wide), 1/2.0″, 0.7µm, PDAF
  • 8 MP, f/2.2, 120˚ (ultrawide)
  • 2 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
  • It features Dual-LED flash, HDR, and panorama
  • Video: 4K@30fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps, 720p@960fps, and HDR

SELFIE CAMERA

  • Single: 16 MP
  • It features HDR
  • Video: 1080p@30fps, 720p@120fps, HDR

SOUND

  • Loudspeaker: Yes, with stereo speakers
  • 3.5mm jack: No
  • 24-bit/192kHz audio
  • Tuned by JBL

CONNECTIVITY

  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • Bluetooth: 5.2, A2DP, LE
  • GPS: Yes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS, NavIC
  • NFC: Yes
  • Infrared port: Yes
  • Radio: No
  • USB: USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go

SENSORS

  • Fingerprint Sensor (side-mounted)
  • Accelerometer
  • Gyro
  • Proximity
  • Compass
  • Barometer
  • And color spectrum Sensors

BATTERY

  • Type: Li-Po 5065 mAh, non-removable
  • Fast Charging: 67W, 100% in 42 min (advertised)
  • Power Delivery: 3.0
  • Quick Charge: 3+

Conclusively, if you’re looking for a good gaming smartphone, look in the direction of Xiaomi Redmi K40 Gaming.

Xiaomi Redmi K40 Gaming Edition phone is a smartphone with gaming capability. So enjoy your gaming with it.

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Njoku Valentine

Hi! Am Njoku Valentine Ernest popularly known as ValErnest, am the admin of GenGuide blog, I love sharing general guides ranging from tech gist, updates, reviews, latest happening, and listing in any area that may interest my audience. Am a graduate of The Federal Polytechnic Bida, Niger State in the Computer Science department.

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