Xiaomi is having blast in 2021. The recent announcement from this tech giant has already astonished the users, the Mi Air Charge Technology, quad-curved button less concept smartphone, both rollable and foldable smartphone, and new patent. Yet again Xiaomi is here in the headlines with the announcement of Xiaomi Redmi K40 Pro and Redmi K40 Pro Plus. Both of these devices are packed with noteworthy features.
Design and Display
Xiaomi Redmi K40 Pro and Redmi K40 Pro Plus both flaunt a 6.67-inch Super AMOLED, HDR10+ having 1080 x 2400 pixels. For its protection, we have Corning Gorilla Glass 5. This device has an approximately 85.9% screen-to-body ratio with an aspect ratio of 20:9.
Both Redmi K40 Pro and K40 Pro Plus have a 120Hz screen refresh rate with 1300 nit peak brightness (as advertised). Taking a look at device aesthetics, both of these devices has a sleek body design. There’s a centered punch-hole. The plastic frame binds the glass front and plastic back together. On the right edge of the device, there are volume rockers and beneath lies a fingerprint sensor integrated power button. Sadly there’s no sight of a 3.5mm headphone jack on either of the devices.
Triple Camera Array
The Redmi K40 Pro and Redmi K40 Pro Plus look good in the camera department. For the selfie, we have a 20MP (wide) lens on both of these flagships. The centered punch-hole confines the 20MP lens. With a 20MP selfie lens, you can shoot videos at 1080p@30fps, 720p@120fps.
For the rear, there’s a triple-camera setup. This consists of 64MP (wide) + 8MP (ultrawide) + 5MP (macro) on Redmi K40 Pro. For Redmi K40 Pro we have triple lens setup of 108MP (wide) + 8MP (ultrawide) + 5MP (macro).
With these triple lenses, you can shoot videos 8K@30fps, 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120/240/960fps, gyro-EIS, HDR10+. Redmi K40 Pro and K40 Pro Plus have a similar configuration. The triple lenses are aligned vertically in a rectangular setup. Besides the lens lies an LED flash.
Performance, Software, and Battery
Powering both Xiaomi Redmi K40 Pro and K40 Pro Plus is the Qualcomm SM8350 Snapdragon 888 (5 nm). The octa-core CPU and Adreno 610 (GPU) accompany this chipset. These devices run on Android 11 alongside MIUI 12. Talking about the memory aspect Redmi K40 Pro comes in three variants, 6/128GB, 8/128GB, and 8/256GB. The Redmi K40 Pro Plus is available in only 12/256GB. Neither of these flagships comes with an expansion slot. That means you get stuck with what’s in the box.
Both Redmi K40 Pro and K40 Pro Plus are powered by a 4520mAh battery. They also support 33W fast charging resulting in full juice within 52 minutes of plugging in. For the charging port, we have standard USB Type-C.
If you are a hardcore mobile gamer then Redmi K40 Pro and K40 Pro Plus will serve you right. There’s Liquid Cool Technology that helps in heat dissipation. Plus we have Dolby Atmos/ dual speakers as well. Other features like accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, color spectrum, barometer are also available.
Xiaomi Redmi K40 Pro and K40 Pro Plus Key Specifications
|Features||Xiaomi Redmi K40 Pro||Xiaomi Redmi K40 Pro Plus|
|Announced on||February 2021||February 2021|
|Display||6.7-inch, Super AMOLED, 1080 x 2400 Pixels | HDR10+, 120Hz
Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 5
|6.7-inch, Super AMOLED, 1080 x 2400 Pixels | HDR10+, 120Hz
Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 5
|Chipset||Qualcomm SM8350 Snapdragon 888 (5 nm)||Qualcomm SM8350 Snapdragon 888 (5 nm)|
|Memory||128GB/6GB RAM, 128GB/8GB RAM, and 256GB/8GB RAM||12/256GB|
|Primary Camera (Triple)||
|Selfie Camera||20 MP, (wide), 1/3.4″, 0.8µm
|20 MP, (wide), 1/3.4″, 0.8µm
|OS and UI||Android 11: MIUI 11||Android 11: MIUI 11|
|Battery||4520mAh | 33W fast charging | USB Power Delivery 3.0 | Quick Charge 3+||4520mAh | 33W fast charging | USB Power Delivery 3.0 | Quick Charge 3+|
|Color Variants||Glossy Black, Icy White, and Dreamland||Glossy Black, Icy White, and Dreamland|
|Price in Nepal||
~Rs 55,000 for 6/128GB
|~Rs 72,000 12/256GB|
Xiaomi Redmi K40 Pro and Redmi K40 Pro Plus Price in Nepal
Xiaomi Redmi K40 Pro and K40 Pro Plus are exclusively available in the Chinese market as of now. On comparing the specs, there’s only a slight difference between K40 Pro and K40 Pro Plus. Other than the main rear camera lens and storage variant, the majority of the features are common to each other.
The Xiaomi Redmi K40 Pro price in the Chinese market is CNY 2,799 for 6/128GB, CNY 2,999 for 8/128GB, and CNY 3,299 for 8/256GB. While the Xiaomi Redmi K40 Pro Plus price in the Chinese market is CNY 3,699 for 8/256GB. As per our speculation the Xiaomi Redmi K40 Pro price in Nepal is Rs 55,000 for 6/128GB, Rs 60,000 for 8/128GB, and for Rs 65,000 8/256GB. While the Xiaomi Redmi K40 Pro Plus price in Nepal is Rs 72,000 for 8/256GB. Glossy Black, Icy White, and Dreamland are the available color variants.
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