Redmi K30 has finally gone official in China. It is to be noted that Redmi K30, the successor to Redmi K20, has been launched in 4G and 5G variants. The key features on Redmi K30 include quad rear camera setup, 4,500mAh battery, and MIUI 11 based on Android 10, among others. It is worth mentioning here that 4G and 5G variants sport different processors, different cameras, and other subtle variances as well.
Redmi K30 4G and Redmi K30 5G: Price & Availability
The price for the 6GB RAM + 64GB storage option of Redmi K30 5G in China has been set at CNY 1,999 (approx. Rs 20,100). The 6GB RAM + 128GB storage option of Redmi K30 5G has been set at CNY 2,599 (approx. Rs 26,100) while 8GB RAM + 128GB storage variant costs CNY 2,599 (approx. Rs 26,100). The top-end 8GB RAM + 256GB storage option of Redmi K30 5G costs CNY 2,899 (approx. Rs 29,100).
Redmi K30 5G comes in Deep Sea Light, Time Monologue, Flower Shadow, Purple Jade Fantasy colour options. The smartphone has been listed on Mi.com and JD.com, and is up for pre-sale already.
On the other hand, the 6GB RAM + 64GB storage option of Redmi K30 4G variant is priced in China at CNY 1,599 (approx. Rs 16,100). The 6GB RAM + 128GB storage option of Redmi K30 4G has been set at CNY 1,699 (approx. Rs 17,100) while 8GB RAM + 128GB storage variant costs CNY 1,899 (approx. Rs 19,100). The top-end 8GB RAM + 256GB storage option of Redmi K30 4G costs CNY 2,199 (approx. Rs 22,100).
Redmi K30 4G variant comes only in Deep Sea Light, Flower Shadow, and Purple Jade Fantasy colour options.
Redmi K30 4G, Redmi K30 5G: Specifications & Features
Redmi K30 features a 6.67-inch full-HD+ (1080x2400 pixels) hole-punch display with 20:9 aspect ratio, 91 percent screen-to-body ratio, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection, and 120Hz refresh rate. The smartphone supports dual-SIM (Nano + Nano) slots, and runs on MIUI 11 based on Android 10.
Redmi K305G variant is powered by the 7nm Snapdragon 765G SoC, whereas the 4G model is powered by the Snapdragon 730G processor. Internal storage is said to be offered in 64GB, 128GB and 256B options. Interestingly, both the smartphones support a hybrid microSD card slot (up to 256GB) for further storage expansion.
On the imaging front, Redmi K30 sports a quad rear camera setup that includes a 64-megapixel Sony IMX686 sensor as the main rear camera with f/1.89 aperture, 1/1.7-inch sensor and 6P lens. The primary camera is assisted by a 5-megapixel macro lens, a 2-megapixel depth sensor, and an 8 -megapixel 120 degree wide-angle sensor as well. Notably, on the 4G variant, the 5-megapixel macro camera is replaced by the 2-megapixel camera.
On the front, Redmi K30 4G and Redmi K30 5G come equipped with a dual selfie camera setup with 20-megapixel main front sensor and a 2-megapixel depth sensor for better portraits.
Redmi K30 5G packs a side-mounted fingerprint sensor, and a 4,500mAh battery with 30W fast charging support. However, the 4G variant supports 27W fast charging technology.
According to a report of NDTV’s Gadgets 360, connectivity features on the 5G variant include dual-band 4G/5G support (SA/NSA), and integration of 5G Multilink and 5G Smart features. 5G Smart intelligently adjusts the network to ensure lower power management while maintaining strong performance.
Other connectivity options on both the phones include NFC, 5G GPS, USB Type-C port, and 3.5mm audio jack support. The smartphones further support Hi-Res Audio as well.