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Redmi K40 to make its global appearance as Poco Phone 5G edition

According to IDMA listings, It looks like as Redmi K40 will relaunch globally as Poco 5G Phone with similar specifications

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

The recent released Xiaomi Redmi K40 is reportedly going to have a global rebranding as the Poco 5G Phone. This report is release by XDA Developers. XDA Developers asserts that Redmi K40 could launch as a new phone under Poco branding. This Poco branded Redmi phone lists on Singapore’s device certification organization, IDMA.
The listing showcase the Poco device with identical specs to the new Redmi K40. Additionally, the device also comes with similar Model Number to that of Redmi K40. The Xiaomi Redmi K40 comes with a model number of M2012K11AC. As opposed to it, the incoming Poco Phone has the model number M2012K11AG. Here, the last alphabet C is replaced with G. Also Read – Xiaomi Redmi K40 Game Enhanced Edition, Redmi K40 Bruce Lee Edition price in India
Redmi Phone rebranded Poco Phone listing on IDMA
Redmi Phone rebranded Poco Phone listing on IDMA
  • 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.

  • Display

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 all-new Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 SoC is likely to power the Poco 5G phone, just like the Xiaomi Redmi K40
The all-new Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 SoC is likely to power the Poco 5G phone
  • Hardware

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.

  • Camera

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

Triple Rear Camera setup on the upcoming Poco 5G mobile phone just like the Xiaomi Redmi K40
Triple Rear Camera setup on the upcoming Poco 5G mobile phone
  • Other Specifications

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

The vanilla variant of Xiaomi Redmi K40 smartphone comes with 6.67-inch FHD+ (1,080×2,400 pixels) E4 AMOLED display. The device features a 120Hz refresh rate and 360Hz touch sampling rate. As per launch details, this device comes with world’s smallest punch-hole cutout. The device features a 2.76mm punch-hole cutoutAlso Read: Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra to feature 120X zoom and mini secondary screen
  • Camera

This Xiaomi Redmi K40 Global could launch with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 870 SoC. Additionally, The device comes paired with up to 12GB of RAM. The device features a quad-rear camera setup. A 48-MP Sony IMX582 sensor, an 8-MP secondary sensor, an 8-MP ultra-wide-angle lens, and a 5-MP macro lens make up this back camera arrangement.
 
For selfies, The world’s smallest punch-hole cutout houses a 20-MP camera sensor. Additionally, the handset packs in a 4,520mAh battery with 33W fast charging. The device also comes with 5G connectivity support. Also Read – Redmi Gaming Phone like Redmi K40 Gaming Lite, Redmi K40 Gaming Edition full 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 Series launches in China, could launch as new Poco 5G mobile phone
Xiaomi Redmi K40 Series launches in China
  • 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.

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