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Redmi K40 likely to launch in India as Mi 11x, alleged IMEI listing reveals

Xiaomi could launch the Redmi K40 as a rebranded Poco phone but a recent listing hinted that Xiaomi could unveil the K40 in India as the Mi 11x.

twitter-logoAnkita Chakravarti | March 20, 2021 | Updated 13:28 IST

Highlights

  • Xiaomi could soon launch the Redmi K40 in India but not with the same name.
  • A recent listing hinted that Xiaomi could unveil the K40 in India as the Mi 11x. The Redmi K40 was launched in China in February along with the Redmi K40 Pro and Redmi K40 Pro+. 
  • The Redmi K40 was launched in China in February along with the Redmi K40 Pro and Redmi K40 Pro+. 

Xiaomi could soon launch the Redmi K40 in India but not with the same name. Many reports have suggested that it could be launched as a rebranded Poco phone but a recent listing hinted that Xiaomi could unveil the K40 in India as the Mi 11x. The Redmi K40 was launched in China in February along with the Redmi K40 Pro and Redmi K40 Pro+.

As per the latest reports, the smartphone was on IMEI's alleged database. Tipster Mukul Sharma posted the screenshot of the IMEI listing with the Xiaomi phone mentioned on it. The K40 bears the model number M2012K11AI. If reports are to be trusted, the Redmi K40 has been tipped to launch in India as the Mi 11X. Apart from the model name, the listing does not reveal any details about the phone but it hints at an imminent launch.

Earlier, a report had suggested that the Redmi K40 could laugh globally as the Poco F3. But now there are possibilities that when Xiaomi releases the Mi 11 series in India, it would also include the K40 but with different names. However, Xiaomi has not made any official statement about the same so the information should be taken with a pinch of salt.

The Redmi K40 is already available in China so if it releases as Mi 11x in India, the specifications more or else remain the same.

MI 11X Expected specifications

The Redmi K40 features a big 6.67-inch full-HD+ with a resolution of 1,080x2,400 pixels. The smartphone also comes with a high refresh rate of 120Hz. The Redmi K40 is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 SoC with up to 12GB of RAM and 256GB of storage. This is the latest flagship chipset that was announced by Qualcomm Snapdragon

In the camera department, the Redmi K40 sports a quad-camera setup on the rear. The camera module includes a 48-megapixel primary sensor, an 8-megapixel secondary sensor, an ultra-wide-angle sensor, and a 5-megapixel macro sensor. On the front, there is a 20-megapixel sensor for selfies.

For connectivity, the Redmi K40 includes support for 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth v5.1, GPS/ A-GPS, NFC, Infrared (IR), and a USB Type-C port. The smartphone houses a 4,520mAh battery that comes with support for 33W fast charging.

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