Redmi is a brand that always launches profitable products while Black Shark is specialized in gaming models. Both firms have the experience of Xiaomi behind and now merge their paths to launch the first Redmi gaming mobile, a special version of the Redmi K40 called Gaming Enhanced Edition.
Since we are talking about a Redmi model , the first thing is to look at its price. The gaming edition of the Redmi K40 goes on sale in China this week since 1999 yuan for the 6 + 128 GB version (slightly less than 290 euros at the exchange). But there are other options too.
- 8GB + 128GB – 2,199 yuan (about 300 euros)
- 8GB + 256GB – 2399 yuan (about 330 euros)
- 12GB + 128GB – 2399 yuan (about 340 euros)
- 12GB + 256GB – 2699 yuan (about 390 euros)
A powerful mobile with gaming extras
The smartphone comes with an all-metal frame and fifth-generation Corning Gorilla Glass to protect the glass. On the back, it adopts a dual sensor camera and is available in “Silver Wing”, “Light Blade” and “Dark Shadow” colors. It is one of the thinnest gaming mobiles in the world thanks to its 8.3 mm thickness and a weight of 205 g.
Fortunately, this does not affect the battery capacity as the Redmi K40 Gaming Edition sports a large 5065 mAh cell, which supports a 67 W flash charge.
Also, like other Redmi K40 series smartphones, the Redmi K40 Gaming Enhanced Edition features a high-end display, a 6.67-inch OLED FullHd + flexible panel with a high 120Hz refresh rate and a touch sample rate. 480Hz three-finger simultaneous.
There is an upper button, if the mobile is used horizontally, which works magnetically. With a single press, you will activate the “beast mode” with which more than 100 conventional games can be played even more smoothly. When not pressed, the smartphone works like a normal smartphone, but when pressed, it becomes a genuine gaming phone .
More features of the Redmi K40 Gaming Edition
Inside the smartphone is the Dimensity 1200 gaming processor , whose performance improves by 22% over the previous generation while power consumption is reduced by 25%. It integrates a 5G modem and is accompanied by the RAM and storage versions indicated above.
To ensure the smooth operation of the set, it uses Redmi’s exclusive heat dissipation technology, configured with a fully covered 11540mm² aerospace heat dissipation film, which can reduce body temperature by 2 ° C in seconds. This phone is also the first to come with boron nitride heat sink material to resolve the contradiction between 5G signal and heat dissipation.
Xiaomi’s mobile has a group of independent gaming antennas, as well as a smart switch between WiFi 6 signals. We also added JBL speakers, to provide an exceptional sound experience for games. This phone is NFC-compliant, has an IP53 rating and is scratch and splash resistant. Also, the phone comes with MIUI 12.5 as the operating system.
finally, its camera consists of a triple camera with a 64MP sensor in front that is accompanied by a 120 ° wide-angle lens and a 40mm macro lens. In front there is space for a 16 MP sensor.