Redmi K40 Gaming Edition now has a launch date; crosses 720k in AnTuTu v9

Redmi K40 Gaming Edition Antutu Benchmark score

The next phone from Xiaomi‘s sub-brand Redmi, should be the K40 Gaming Edition. The device is expected to come in multiples of two or three variants. As per rumors, the entry level model will be powered by Dimensity 1100 5G CPU from MediaTek, while the higher model will run on Dimensity 1200 CPU. In today’s news, Redmi has officially confirmed the launch date of the K40 gaming series, which points to 27th of April.

Redmi K40 Gaming Edition CPU
Redmi K40 Gaming Edition CPU

In addition to that, Redmi also teased an earlier score of the K40 gaming edition on AnTuTu V9. Unsurprisingly, the device made it across 720K in the test, a score expected of any gaming-worthy smartphone of 2021.

Looking at the score below, we have reasons to believe that the model test should be the higher end, or enhanced model of the K40 gamins edition, which as stated above, will run MediaTek’s Dimesnity 1200 CPU.

Redmi K40 Gaming Edition Antutu Benchmark score
Redmi K40 Gaming Edition Antutu Benchmark score

This whole gaming idea of a thing, of course, Xiaomi is behind it, and from the records, the company is already got some established profile and experience from her Black Shark lineups, so it should be fairly easy for Redmi to nail this one. Additional Daniel D confirmed via twitter that the model will borrow same gaming trigger present on the Black Shark 4 gaming phone.

According to previous news, the Redmi K40 game enhanced version will use Samsung E4 OLED display, endowed with 144Hz refresh rate with a single-hole screen cut-out. There will be a built-in 5000mAh large capacity battery on the inside, and this will support up to 67W ultra-fast flash charging. The launch event is around 6-days from today, and we should cover more news before then.

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