Redmi could soon launch a new gaming phone with MediaTek Dimensity 1100 chip
Xiaomi's Redmi is working on another handset under its Redmi K-series. The upcoming phone will be part of Redmi's new gaming phone series, which debuted with Redmi K40 Gaming Edition. The new phone, however, will reportedly cost lesser than the main phone.
According to GSMArena (via Sparrownews, Weibo), the next Redmi gaming phone will feature MediaTek's Dimensity 1100 processor. The Redmi K40 Gaming Edition runs on MediaTek Dimensity 1200 processor. The two chips are quite similar to each other as they both offer Mali-G77 MC9 GPU and are based on a 6nm process.
Apart from a slightly downgraded chip, Redmi's next gaming phone will have more or less specs as the main version.
In case you did not know, Redmi had launched the K40 Gaming Edition in China last month. The smartphone comes in 8GB+128GB, 8GB+256GB and 12GB+128GB combinations.
Redmi K40 Gaming Edition comes with a 6.67-inch full HD+ AMOLED display with HDR 10+ support, 10-bit colours, DCI-P3 coverage, 120Hz refresh rate and 480Hz touch sampling rate. As said earlier, it runs on MediaTek's latest Dimensity 1200 processor coupled with up to 12GB of RAM and up to 256GB of built-in storage. It packs a 5,000mAh battery with 67W fast charging support. On the software front, it runs on Android 11 out-of-the-box.
In the camera department, Redmi K40 Gaming Edition comes with a triple rear camera setup. It consists of a 64-megapixel primary sensor, an 8-megapixel wide-angle sensor, and a 2-megapixel macro sensor. On the front, it houses a 16-megapixel selfie camera.
Other top features of the phone are fingerprint reader, X-axis linear vibration motor, VC LiquidCool technology + white graphene, Dual 5G standby, Dual stereo speakers, Dolby Atmos, JBL certification, and Wi-Fi 6. '
Redmi K40 Gaming Edition is available in China for a starting price of CNY 1,999 ( ₹23,000 approximately).