Tonight, the Redmi K40 series got another family member. After the K40, K40 Pro and K40 Pro+, the Redmi K40 gaming enhanced version was officially released.
Redmi K40 Gaming Enhanced Version Design
As a gaming phone, the Redmi K40 Gaming Enhanced Version will be very different from other K40 members in appearance. It uses an RGB gaming style design.
In terms of colors, the phone has three variants: Shadow, Silver Wing, and Light Blade. Also, the Redmi K40 Gaming Enhanced Version comes with a thickness of only 8.3mm and a weight of 205 grams.
For games, there is a circular breathing light in the camera part, which not only enlivens the atmosphere when playing games, but also has different lighting effects in scenarios such as charging and notification messages.
As for game control, the Redmi K40 Gaming Enhanced Version has also added a shoulder button. It not only can easily achieve four-finger operation but also can be perfectly hidden. This button / mode supports more than 100 games.
The Redmi K40 Gaming Enhanced Version uses a 6.67-inch OLED screen with a 2400×1080 resolution, supports DCI-P3 color gamut and HDR10+, 120Hz high refresh rate and 480Hz touch sampling rate. The touch accuracy in the game is increased by 660%.
In order to take into account the game screen, the phone does not use curved or 2.5D design, but a straight screen + COP packaging. The chin is only 2.7mm.
Redmi K40 Gaming Enhanced Version Hardware
Our protagonist sports the Dimensity 1200 processor, which is MediaTek’s latest high-end 5G chip based on a 6nm EUV process, and brings the industry’s highest clocked 3.0GHz A78 super-large core. It also integrates the Mali-G77 GPU. It’s the strongest gaming chip in MediaTek’s history, with a running score of 720,000 points.
It is worth mentioning that the enhanced version of the Redmi K40 is the first to use the Dimensity 1200. It was tuned by Redmi and MediaTek for 4 months.
In addition, the Redmi K40 Gaming Enhanced Version has passed the TÜV Rheinland High Game Performance Certification V2.0. In more than 40 tests for game performance, the machine has successfully passed all tests with excellent performance.
As for another important feature, the Redmi K40 Gaming Enhanced Version uses a three-dimensional heat dissipation system. The latter comes with a graphite, VC soaking plates and aerospace-grade heat dissipation materials, hexagonal boron nitride, etc. They can provide strong heat dissipation for key areas such as processor, charging chip, and screen. It also integrates a temperature control sensor, intelligently adjusts heat dissipation and performance, and maximizes performance during gaming.
In other aspects, the Redmi K40 Gaming Enhanced Version also supports dual speakers, Dolby sound effects, X-axis linear motor, full-featured NFC, 3 microphones, GameTurbo optimization technology, Razer’s cooperation keyboard feel, etc.
The configuration of the Redmi K40 Gaming Enhanced Version has reached the flagship machine level. The battery capacity is up to 5065mAh, and it also supports 67W super fast charging, which can fully charge the battery in 42 minutes.
Redmi K40 Gaming Enhanced Version Camera
The imaging system is often the weak point of gaming phones, but the Redmi K40 Gaming Enhanced Version looks quite attractive, with a 16-megapixel selfie lens on the front and a 64-megapixel triple camera on the rear.
Specifically, it has a 64-megapixel main camera, an 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle camera and a 2-megapixel macro camera. The main camera sensor also supports 4-in-1 pixels, which can synthesize 1.4um large pixels in low light, improving the ability to take pictures of night scenes.
It is worth mentioning that the lens of the Redmi K40 Gaming Enhanced Version is not a common plastic lens, but a glass-plastic hybrid. It is composed of a 1G glass lens + 5P plastic lens, which improves the light transmittance, provides more light, and provides better picture quality.
Price and Availability
The Redmi K40 Gaming Enhanced Version 6+128GB version is 1999 yuan ($308), 8+128GB version is 2199 yuan ($339), 8+256GB version is 2399 yuan ($370), 12+128GB version is 2399 yuan ($370), and 12+256GB version is 2699 yuan ($416). Pre-sales have already begun but it will go on sale on April 30.