Although Poco calls itself an independent brand. Its product lineup contains rebranded Xiaomi and Redmi mobile phone devices. To clarify, last year’s Poco F2 Pro is a rebranded version of Redmi K30 Pro 5G. Redmi K30 was again reintroduce as Poco X2 and so on. Now, it appears that the Chinese makers will use the same rebranding strategy. The Chinese company will be using same strategy for the Xiaomi Redmi K40. According to reports, the Redmi K40 could launch globally as rebranded Poco 5G mobile phone. Also Read – Redmi India deletes tweet as AMOLED display wins poll
Xiaomi Redmi K40 to relaunch as Poco 5G Phone
New Poco F series phone
According to recent leaks, the speculated Poco 5G mobile phone could make its global debut as Poco F3 or Poco F3 Pro. Thus, it confirms that Poco will once again bring a rebranded Redmi 5G mobile phone. To recall, Xiaomi’s sub-brand Redmi recently launched Redmi K40 series in China. In this series, out of three models, the top-end variant comes with a whooping 108-MP camera sensor.
Poco F3 Mobile Phone: Specifications (Expected)
The upcoming Poco F3 mobile phone could be the first Poco F series mobile to launch after the Poco F2 Pro. Last year, Xiaomi’s sub-brand Poco kept its focus on the Poco M series and the Poco X series. Now, with Poco F3, the company could re-shift its focus towards the Poco F series. The forthcoming Poco F3 could be another Redmi rebranded smartphone. According to reports, the Poco F3 will be the global version of the recently launched Redmi K40.
Chinese mobile makers intend to copy the Mi 11 series’ specs when it comes to technical details. The 6.67-inch Full-HD+ AMOLED panel, already seen on the Xiaomi Mi 11 and Redmi K40 model could appear on the upcoming Poco F3. This display panel operates at 1080p and up to 120Hz refresh rate. The Samsung E4 AMOLED display, according to Poco, can shine at its brightest for up to 1300 nits. Also Read – Check out Poco F3 GT price in India Flipkart
The Poco F3 could use an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 CPU, like the recent Xiaomi Redmi K40. The chipset is likely to pair with LPDDR5 RAM and UFS 3.1 storage. In case you forgot, the Snapdragon 870 is a slight improvement over the Snapdragon 865 Plus. Henceforth, we expect this processor to offer similar CPU and GPU performance. Poco 5G phone may also have an in-display fingerprint reader for device authentication.
For the optics, the upcoming Poco F3 could feature a triple rear camera system. An 8MP ultra-wide angle sensor will work in tandem with the main 48MP camera. The third lens will be a 5MP macro sensor. The next Poco F series phone will include a 20MP hole-punch front camera for selfies. Also Read – Redmi K40 Specifications under Redmi K40 Series
Poco F3 mobile phone could pack a 4500mAh battery along with a 33W fast wired charging solution. As mentioned above, this Poco mobile is likely to launch with 5G connectivity option. More features include 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi direct, and others for the Poco F series phone. A USB Type-C port for high-speed charging and data transfer will be present on the upcoming Poco F3 phone. This forthcoming Poco phone will include dual speakers, Dolby Atmos, High-Res Audio, and IP53 certification for water and dust protection, just as the Xiaomi Redmi K40.
Xiaomi Redmi K40: Specifications
Xiaomi Redmi K40 Pro and K40 Pro+: Specifications
Redmi K40 Pro comes with a 6.67-inch full-HD+ (1,080×2,400 pixels) E4 AMOLED display. The handset supports 120Hz refresh rate. The device comes with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 888 SoC, pairs with up to 8GB of RAM. The handset features a 64-MP quad-rear camera setup. This device also supports 5G connectivity option.
Redmi K40 Pro+ Specifications
The top-end K40 Pro+ features similar specifications as that of Xiaomi Redmi K40 Pro. The major difference comes within camera specification. As K40 Pro+ features a whopping 108-MP Samsung HM2 primary sensor. Additionally, the device comes with 12GB of on-board RAM. All the three models also comes with MIUI 12 based Android 11 OS. Also Read – Poco F3 Pro Rumours, Poco F3 rebranded smartphone
Redmi K40 Series: Pricing
The pricing for Redmi K40 starts at CNY 1,999 which is approximately around Rs 22,500. Whereas, For Redmi K40 Pro, the pricing starts at CNY 2,799 which is approximately Rs. 31,500. Furthermore, the Top-end flagship Redmi K40 Pro+ starts at CNY 3,699 which is approximately around Rs 41,600. Also, Keep in mind, all these prices starts for the base variant of each model.