The Redmi K30 is official in China. One of the highlights of the Redmi K30 is the 5G support thanks to Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 765G chipset that powers the phone. In addition to the 5G version, Xiaomi also launched a 4G model of the Redmi K30 with the Snapdragon 730G chipset. Some of the highlights of the Redmi K30 are the 120Hz display and the quad rear camera setup. Along with the Redmi K30 5G and 4G, Xiaomi also launched the RedmiBook 13, the Redmi Play Bluetooth speaker and the Xiaomi AC2100 router in China.
Redmi K30 5G specifications
The Redmi K30 comes with a 6.67-inch screen, 20: 9 aspect ratio and 3D curved glass body. The phone offers a 120Hz refresh rate that will allow users to have a smooth gaming experience. The Redmi K30 includes Gorilla Glass 5 protection on the front and back just like its Redmi K20 predecessor. The phone includes an in-display fingerprint sensor.
The phone includes quad cameras on the back panel and dual image sensors on the front. The selfie cameras are housed within a hole-punch camera system and look like what we’ve seen on Samsung Galaxy S10 series phones before. The Redmi K30 comes with a 64MP Sony IMX686 primary camera with 1 / 1.7 aperture, 8MP ultra-wide camera, 5MP depth sensor, and 2MP camera. On the front, the phone packs a 20MP + 2MP camera setup.
Notably, the Redmi K30 is the first smartphone to launch with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G processor along with up to 8GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage. The phone comes with a 4500 mAh battery with 30W fast charging support. The company claims that the Redmi K30 takes around 1:15 hours to fully charge. The phone comes with USB Type-C support and also includes a 3.5mm headphone jack. The Redmi K30 runs on Xiaomi’s latest MIUI 11 out of the box.
Redmi K30 4G specifications
The only two differences between Redmi K30 4G and Redmi K30 5G are in the cameras and hardware department. Unlike the Redmi K30 5G, the 4G version of the phone is powered by the Snapdragon 730G processor. On the camera front, the Redmi K30 4G packs a 64MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP camera setup on the rear panel. Basically, instead of a 5MP depth sensor, the Redmi K30 4G packs a 2MP image sensor.
Redmi K30 5G, Redmi K30 4G variants and price
The Redmi K30 comes in four variants: 6GB RAM + 64GB storage model at 1999 yuan (roughly translates to Rs 20,000), 6GB RAM + 128GB storage at 2299 yuan, 8GB RAM + 128GB storage at 2599 yuan, and 8GB of RAM + 256GB of storage at 2899 yuan. The Redmi K30 4G with 6GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage is priced at 1599 yuan which translates to Rs 16,000 approx. The Redmi K30 comes in four colors: white, blue, red, and purple.
Redmi K30 India launch
The Redmi K30 is expected to launch in India in the first quarter of 2020. The company has yet to reveal official details regarding the India launch of the Redmi K30. The Redmi K30 4G is likely to arrive in India instead of the 5G version considering that the country is not 5G ready yet.