Since Redmi became independent of Xiaomi, the brand has been unveiling its own flagship devices.
A few days ago, Xiaomi took the covers off the world’s first smartphone with the Snapdragon 888 chipset. Following that, Redmi came out to announce the release of the Redmi K40 lineup.
According to reports, the upcoming Redmi K40 series would debut with the same processor in the latest Xiaomi Mi 11 smartphone.
The information about the launch was from Redmi’s General Manager, Lu Weibing. Hence, it is safe to assume that the news is legit.
Besides, Lu shared a post that reveals a few features of the brand’s upcoming flagship device.
According to Lu, the Redmi K40 series will officially launch in February. The post and teaser read ‘’series,’’ therefore, Redmi will unveil at least two smartphones under the K40 brand name.
The official monikers of smartphones in the upcoming series remain unknown. However, it’s likely the firm unveils a standard and Pro variant of the Redmi K30 smartphone.
The brand’s General Manager stated that the Snapdragon 888 processor might be exclusive to the Pro variant. He further confirms that the Redmi K40 Pro would start from 2,999 Yuan (~$463).
If the pricing information is legit, the Redmi K40 Pro will arrive as the cheapest Snapdragon 888 powered smartphone.