Redmi K30 may get its successor in the fourth quarter of this year
Redmi K40 was earlier rumoured with a MediaTek Dimensity 1000+ SoC
Redmi K40 Pro is said to come with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 875
Redmi K40 may include 33W fast charging support
Redmi K40 will debut between October and December this year, while the Redmi K40 will arrive sometime in the first quarter of 2021, according to a tipster. The new development comes just days after purported specifications of the Redmi K40 surfaced online. The new Redmi phone is speculated as the successor to the Redmi K30 that was launched in December in both 4GB and 5G versions. Alongside the Redmi K40 and Redmi K40 Pro, Xiaomi is in the rumour mill for the Redmi K30 Ultra. The company, however, hasn't provided any clarity on any of the three rumoured models.
As per the tipster who has posted the details on Weibo, the regular Redmi K40 will launch in China in the fourth quarter of this year. Xiaomi is also said to have the Redmi K40 Pro in the plans that would arrive sometime in the first quarter of next year.
The tipster claims that the Redmi K40 will come with a Qualcomm chipset carrying a model number SM7350. This is believed to be a new Qualcomm Snapdragon 775 SoC. In contrast, the Redmi K40 Pro is rumoured to come with an SM8350 chipset. This particular model is believed to be powered by Qualcomm's top-end, Snapdragon 875 SoC that would launch either late this year or early next year.
Xiaomi hasn't revealed any details about the Redmi K40 and Redmi K40 Pro. Also, Gadgets 360 wasn't able to independently verify the claims made by the tipster. It is, therefore, safe to take the latest rumour with a pinch of salt.
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Jagmeet Singh writes about consumer technology for Gadgets 360, out of New Delhi. Jagmeet is a principal correspondent for Gadgets 360, and has frequently written about apps, computer security, Internet services, and telecom developments. Jagmeet is available on Twitter at @JagmeetS13 or Email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please send in your leads and tips.