The Redmi K40 series will officially arrive next month. Lu Weibing previously announced that the machine will come with a Snapdragon 888 processor and a starting price of 2,999 yuan ($ 462).
According to the latest news of a well-known blogger, the Redmi K40 series also has a special version equipped with sm8250 (Snapdragon 865), which uses a face-to-face punch screen design and a small faceplate. opening diameter.
However, the sm8250 chip must be a special version of the Snapdragon 865. Its performance will be stronger.
According to previous reports, this chip may have been named “Snapdragon 870”. It should use exactly the same process and architecture as Snapdragon 865. However, the CPU core is upgraded to 3.2GHz and GPU performance will also be significantly improved.
The GeekBench running score of this Snapdragon 870 is 1034 in single-core and 3513 in multi-core tests. These are much higher than the Snapdragon 865, even closer to the contemporary flagship Snapdragon 888.
Qualcomm will launch the Snapdragon 870 as its sub-flagship product. So the so-called flagship will appear on smartphones.
Snapdragon 870 Parameters
Interestingly, the Snapdragon 870 should appear in products from other major brands such as VIVO, OPPO, and Sony.
As said, it has exactly the same design as the previous Snapdragon 865/865 Plus. However, the large CPU cores (Kryo 585, Cortex-A77) changed from 3.1GHz (Snapdragon 865 2.84GHz) to 3.2GHz. It surpassed the Kirin 9000’s 3.13GHz and became the highest frequency asset under the A77 architecture.
In other ways, the GPU is still Adreno 650. However, the second should have a higher frequency.
Previously, the CPU and GPU performance of the Snapdragon 865 Plus had increased by 10% compared to the Snapdragon 865. After the Snapdragon 870’s release, at least after the release of Geekbench 5 benchmark test results, the Snapdragon 870’s single-core and multi-core scores are comparable to the Kirin 9000. They are also closer to Snapdragon 888.
Redmi K40 Price And Other Features
Equipped with Snapdragon 870, the Redmi K40 will bring surprises in terms of price. Lu Wei Bing announced that the current series of the Snapdragon 888 version is priced at 2,999 yuan. So the Snapdragon 870 variant will cost less.
Moreover, the Redmi K40 not only has a powerful processor, it will also provide users with a better experience in other aspects. Let’s say the Xiaomi Mi 11 will come with a 120Hz OLED display using the same Samsung E4 luminescent material. The company claims this could be the most expensive face-to-face display in the industry.
Lu Weibing said the high-end K series is a killer product that always scares competitors. “This time, we will continue to destroy the high-end flagship market once again, with the best configuration and undeniably attractive prices. ‘