Redmi K40 receives HyperOS update Based on Android 13

Xiaomi has begun rolling out the HyperOS update to the Redmi K40 but it is based on Android 13. The update brings a new user interface and customization features to the phone. Let’s get into the details.

Redmi K40 Specs

The display comes in a 6.67-inch AMOLED screen with a resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels. The display’s pixel density is 395 PPI and the screen is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5.

The device is powered by Qualcomm SM8250-AC Snapdragon 870 5G processor and Adreno 650 GPU. The rear camera consists of a triple-camera: 48 MP (wide) + 8 MP (ultrawide) + 5 MP (macro) while on the front there are 20 MP (wide) sensors.

The redmi k40 is equipped with sensors such as a Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, and color spectrum. The smartphone is fueled by a Non-removable Li-Po 4520 mAh battery.

Additionally, it features Fast charging 33W, 100% in 52 min (advertised) + Quick Charge 3+ and Power Delivery 3.0. It comes in three colors: Black, White, and Aurora. The smartphone runs on Android 11, MIUI 12 operating system.

The dimension of the device is 163.7 x 76.4 x 7.8 mm and it weighs 196 grams. It supports Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by).

Redmi K40 HyperOS Update Details

  • Update package version:
  • Update size: 1.5GB
  • Security Patch: January 2024.

As with any major software update, we recommend you back up your data before installing the latest update on your smartphone. It will help ensure that you don’t lose any important data during the update process in case of unexpected issues.


Below is the changelog of Redmi K40’s HyperOS update (translated from Chinese): src-gizmochina

Low-level refactoring:
The bottom layer of Xiaomi's ThePaper OS has been reconstructed to bring out excellent hardware performance;

Key task identification and dyeing technology dynamically controls resource allocation based on task importance, with stronger performance and lower power consumption;

Ultra-low-power rendering framework improves battery life and provides smoother animation effects;

SOC integrated frequency modulation connects the hardware resources of the whole machine in series to respond to changes in computing power requirements faster, with fewer frame drops and smoother performance;

Refresh storage technology to reduce storage fragmentation, allowing you to use it as new for a long time;

The intelligent network selection capability has been upgraded, making the network in weak network environments smoother;

Intelligent signal selection engine dynamically adjusts antenna strategies to improve signal stability.

Cross-terminal intelligent connection
Xiaomi HyperConnect cross-device interconnection framework allows devices to be efficiently connected and achieve ultimate collaboration;

The new integrated device center enables dynamic real-time networking of all devices, and you can view and control surrounding devices in the control center;

The cross-device experience has been fully upgraded, supporting cross-device calls to multiple hardware capabilities such as cameras, screens, and communications;

Applications, audio and video, clipboard and other data and services support free flow between multiple devices and are fully secure;

Security and privacy architecture for device interconnection. Devices verify mutual security through TEE, and data transmission is encrypted at the hardware level;

Cross-end privacy system, including Internet permission management, Internet behavior reminders and Internet behavior records.

Global security
Security and privacy architecture for device interconnection;
Devices verify mutual security through TEE, and data transmission is encrypted at the hardware level;

Cross-end privacy system, including Internet permission management, Internet behavior reminders and Internet behavior records.
Aesthetics of life

The life-sense aesthetics facing globalization creates delicate and comfortable visuals and light and coherent dynamic effects. The diverse fusion of expressions brings a new systematic aesthetic experience;

The new motion language brings a light and coherent global motion experience;

Vitality color system, natural colors full of life, refresh the interface; unified system fonts, designed for the world;

New weather design and real-time weather engine create a surreal visual experience;

The global focus notification system dynamically displays changes in key information and a new artistic lock screen, turning each of your photos into a poster. It also has dynamic glass material, making the screen look exquisite the moment it turns on;

The desktop icon design has been upgraded, and the color and shape have been completely renewed and reconstructed;

Multi-task window management, unified interaction, efficient and easy to use.


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