Xiaomi’s Redmi K40 series has introduced more value-for-money smartphones this year than its predecessors. India’s Mi 11X and Mi 11X Pro are based on the Redmi K40 and Redmi K40 Pro+ respectively, while the Poco F3 GT is also a rebadge of the Redmi K40 Gaming Edition. It looks like Xiaomi is not done yet as rumors suggest making another Redmi K40 series phone, complete with familiar specs. Also read- Top camera phones under Rs 20,000 in September 2021: Xiaomi, Motorola, Poco
Digital Chat Station, China’s well-known tipster, is near share Some details on the upcoming Redmi smartphone that will be primarily based on the Snapdragon 870 chip. Also included in this list is a 120Hz OLED 6.7-inch display with a resolution of Full HD+, and a 50-megapixel main rear camera sensor. With the new camera, the spec sheet looks identical to the Redmi K40. Could it be the Redmi K40S? Also read- Five unique smartphones you can buy in India in September 2021
Redmi K40 series may get another member
Earlier, there was talk of a Snapdragon variant of the Redmi K40 Gaming in the latter part of the year. Additionally, the Xiaomi 11T series (Xiaomi dropping the “Mi” branding) has also been discussed. The Xiaomi 11T and Xiaomi 11T Pro are expected to get minor mid-life upgrades, with the latter retaining the Snapdragon 888 chipset. The standard model is said to switch to a MediaTek Dimensity 1200 chip and get a 64-megapixel main camera. Also read- Xiaomi 11T series likely to debut at a global event on September 15
Xiaomi’s Pro model is also expected to bring 120W fast wired charging, while the base version retains the 33W system. The 108-megapixel camera sensor may remain unchanged from the current model.
It remains to be seen whether these new models change anything in the Indian lineup. Mi 11X is currently the most affordable phone with Snapdragon 870 chip in India. Xiaomi India is offering some notable price cuts on the phone, bringing the starting price to Rs 27,999.
At this price, the Mi 11X will have to defend itself against oneplus nord 2 And the Poco F3 GT, both rely on the Dimension 1200 chipset. Will Xiaomi India remain the sole torchbearer for the Snapdragon 870 in this segment in the coming months, or will MediaTek succumb to the power?
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