Xiaomi Redmi K30
Xiaomi Redmi K30 5G

Xiaomi Redmi K30 and K30 5G Launched with Pill shaped Punch-hole and 120Hz Display

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The much-anticipated smartphones Redmi K30 Series has finally launched by Xiaomi’s sub-brand Redmi. Redmi K30 5G is the most affordable 5G enabled Smartphone in the World right now and also the first phone to feature Snapdragon 765G Chipset. The brand new Sony IMX686 64-megapixel sensor is another first on the Redmi K30 series as well. Xiaomi has produced a cheaper 4G version for those who can not afford the 5G version. So, let’s see the Specifications.

Xiaomi Redmi K30 5G

Xiaomi Redmi K30 5G features a 6.67 inches IPS LCD FHD+ display which is enabled with a 120Hz refresh rate and HDR10. A 120Hz refresh rate promises smoother scrolling and stutter-free gaming. The display has a tall 20:9 aspect ratio and protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5. On the upper right corner of the display, a pill-shaped camera cutout is located with dual front cameras. Punch-hole housed a 20MP main and 2MP depth sensor. The Redmi K30 5 G is the first Smartphone with the Snapdragon 765 G SoC that provides the device with 5G connectivity, making it the first Redmi smartphone to support the 5G network. The new Snapdragon 765G 7nm promises 10% better performance in comparison to the predecessor Snapdragon 730G. It is also the first Redmi phone to come with the most recent MIUI 11 skin with Android 10 OS. The device is fitted with up to 8 GB LPDDR4x RAM and up to 256 GB UFS 2.1 storage built-in with a microSD card slot. There’s no fingerprint reader on the back of the smartphone because it’s embedded on the right side of the power button.

A vertical quad-camera system inside a flashy round shape is mounted on the back panel of the smartphone. It has a main 64-megapixel Sony IMX686 sensor with an aperture of 1.8, 8MP (Ultrawide), 2MP (Macro) and 2MP (Depth Sensor). The K30 5G is supplied with a liquid cooling copper tube, double frequency GPS and Bluetooth v5.1 features. It is equipped with a 4.500mAh battery with a fast charge of 30W and is available with four colours-blue, red, purple and white.

Xiaomi Redmi K30

The 4G Redmi K30 is a more affordable alternative. The most important difference is that it is powered by the Snapdragon 730G 8 nm architecture. The phone borrows most of its features from Redmi K30 5G. It supports a quick charge of 27W. A 2MP macro lens is used in the quad-camera setup rather than the 5MP lens in the 5G model. The smartphone supports Bluetooth v5.0 while the dual-frequency GPS is not supported. Furthermore, the K30 is offered only in three colors Blue, Purple, and Red.The remaining specifications of the 4G version are the same as Redmi K305G.

Pricing and Availability

Redmi K30

6GB64GBCNY 1,599 ($230)
6GB128GB CNY 1,699 ($240)
8GB128GB CNY 1,899 ($270)
8GB256GB CNY 2,199 ($310)

Redmi K30 5G

6GB64GB CNY 1,999 ($285)
6GB128GB CNY 2,299 ($325)
8GB128GB CNY 2,599 ($370)
8GB256GB CNY 2,899 ($410)

In January 2020, the Redmi K30 5G variants will be on sale. The Standard K30 has started to be pre-selling in China and first launched at 10 AM (Local time) on December 12. No news is available in other markets on the launch of the K30 series.