Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G is the sub-flagship chipset launched by the leading chipmaker yesterday. Just around the launch, several brands have revealed that they are coming up with a new smartphone featuring this 5G chipset. As it is a sub-flagship chipset, it will be priced relatively lower than the flagship Snapdragon 888 SoC powered smartphones.
In the meanwhile, Digital Chat Station has tipped that the upcoming Redmi K40 will come with a new sub-flagship Snapdragon processor. He has also mentioned that Redmi K40 Pro will be powered by Snapdragon 888 SoC and will be priced at 2,999 CNY.
Redmi has confirmed last week that they are going to launch the Redmi K40 series in February as well as shared some of its key specs and pricing of the K40 lineup. Yesterday, another report has come out saying that the Redmi K40 series could get launched with two different versions of the Snapdragon 888 chipset. To be precise, there will be a possibility of at least two Snapdragon 888 versions of the upcoming Redmi K40 series.
Lu Weibing has also hinted that the company is coming with a new flagship Dimensity chipset in his Weibo account. He has also mentioned that Redmi K30 Extreme Edition has equipped with Dimensity 1000+ flagship chipset and now it is time for a new flagship chipset of MediaTek which clearly indicates the launch of the Redmi K40 series equipped with MediaTek Dimensity 1200 chipset. According to reports, the Dimensity 1200 has already surpassed the performance of Snapdragon 865.