As per the usual timeline, Xiaomi launches a new generation of Redmi K series smartphones every six months. The last Xiaomi Redmi K30 Pro came out in March so it is high time that Xiaomi releases the Redmi K40 series. Apparently, there’s a mysterious phone doing the round of certifications that could be the upcoming Redmi K40.
According to a 3C listing, a phone has appeared on the website bearing model number M2006J10C with a bundled charger MDY11-EY. It is the same 33W fast charger that Redmi K30 Pro was launched within March along with a few other phones. This raises the question of whether the model number belongs to a Redmi K40 Pro. However, it isn’t probable that Xiaomi bundles the same charging tech with the upcoming K40 Pro that its predecessor arrived with.
According to the reports, it is possible that the charger with model number aforementioned is likely to be associated with Redmi K40 while the Pro variant will get a charger with higher charging speed. On the other hand, a mysterious phone was speculated recently sporting the codename “CAS” which may be the upcoming Xiaomi Mi CC10. The said device is likely to sport a giant 108MP sensor that won’t be the same Samsung HMX sensor that we saw with Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro and instead, it is likely to be a Samsung HM2 sensor.
The device is likely to get a periscope lens with 12x optical and 120x digital zoom which could be a great marketing tactic similar to how Samsung marketed its 100x Space Zoom with Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra. As on now, we aren’t aware of any Xiaomi Redmi K40 specifications.
Additionally, a previous report did mention that Mi CC10 could arrive with a Snapdragon 775G (SM7350). It is an upgraded version of mid-range Snapdragon 765G estimated to produce up to 50% more graphics processing power and 40% faster CPU thanks to the Cortex-A77 cores. This could be a coincidence since the San Diego-based Qualcomm is holding a launch event tomorrow on June 17 discussing 5G chipsets.
We will keep a tab on Xiaomi Redmi K40/K40 Pro/Mi CC10 here on TechTantrum so do stay put.