Xiaomi has just announced its latest budget flagship device, Redmi K30 Pro, a sequel to the 2019’s flagship killer, Redmi K20 Pro. Redmi K30 Pro is Xiaomi’s new performance champion and bags impressive upgrades over its predecessor.
Redmi K30 also comes with a special edition which has a slightly higher camera concentration, it is called Zoom edition, however, features the same specs as the standard K30 Pro.
The Redmi K30 Pro continues will a pop-up camera to render a full edge to edge display on a 6.67-inch E3 Super AMOLED screen with HDR10+, 60Hz refresh rate and 180Hz touch sampling rate, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection.
While the Redmi K20 Pro of last year displayed a triple camera setup, Redmi K30 Pro displays a quad-camera setup arranged on a ring bump. It also comes with a 3D glass back with AG technology a the back also with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection,
The device is powered by the latest Snapdragon 865 Soc which comes with support for 5G. There is a 3435mm² VC liquid-cooled heat sink, Game Turbo 3.0, and 4D vibration to deliver a great gaming experience on the device.
It is assisted with up to 8GB of RAM and 256GB storage and runs Android 10 out of the box with MIUI 11.
In the camera department, Redmi K30 Pro boasts of a 64MP Sony IMX686 1/1.7″ sensor which can shoot up to 8K recording, a 13MP ultra-wide shooter (123 degrees), 2MP depth sensor and a 5MP telephoto macro lens which is swapped out for an 8MP telephoto lens on the Zoom Edition that can shoot up to 30x hybrid zoom.
The pop-up mechanism houses a 20MP selfie shooter with a 3D sensing system that can quickly sense falling and retreats and has built-in custom fall protection spring which can also provide another layer of shock protection. The built-in notification LED now supports 5 colours.
The device is equipped with Super Bluetooth chip + Bluetooth 5.1, which can effectively expand the range of Bluetooth signal up to 400 meters without disconnection and lower latency. There’s also NFC, Hi-Res audio support and Water-resistant (IP53).
It the Under the hood, there’s a 4700mAh battery with support for 33W fast charging that can charge the phone fully in 63 minutes.
Redmi K30 Pro/Zoom Edition Quick Specs
- Display: 6.67-inch (2400 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ E3 AMOLED aspect ratio HDR10 + display, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
- Platform: Octa-Core (1 x 2.84GHz + 3 x 2.42GHz + 4 x 1.8GHz Hexa) Snapdragon 865 7nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 650 GPU
- Storage: 6GB / 8GB RAM with 128GB / 256GB UFS 3.1 storage
- SIM: Dual SIM (nano + nano)
- Operating System: MIUI 11 based on Android 10
- Primary (Redmi K30 Pro): 64MP rear camera with 1/1.7″ Sony IMX686 sensor, 0.8μm pixel size, 7P lens, OIS, 5MP telephoto lens with 3cm ~ 7cm autofocus macro, 13MP 123° ultra-wide-angle lens, depth of field lens with 1.75 μm, 8k at 30fps, 4k 60fps, 960fps slow motion at 1080p
- Primary (Redmi K30 Pro zoom edition): 64MP rear camera with 1/1.7″ Sony IMX686 sensor, 0.8μm pixel size, f/1.69 aperture, 7P lens, OIS, 8MP telephoto lens for 3x optical zoom, 30x digital zoom, OIS, 13MP 123° ultra-wide-angle lens, depth of field lens with 1.75 μm, 8k at 30fps, 4k 60fps, 960fps slow motion at 1080p
- Secondary: 20MP front-facing camera with 120fps slow motion
- Sensor: In-display fingerprint sensor, Infrared sensor
- Comms: 3.5mm audio jack, Hi-Res audio, 1216 speaker
- Dimensions: 163.3 x 75.4 x 8.9 mm; Weight: 218g
- Network: 5G SA/NSA Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 6 802.11 ax (2.4GHz + 5GHz) MU-MIMO, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS (L1 + L5), NFC, USB Type-C
- Battery: 4700mAh battery with 33W fast charging
Redmi K30 Pro Pricing And Availability
Redmi K30 Pro and Zoom Edition will go on sales starting March 27 in China and will be available in Grey, Purple, White, and Blue colour option. The device is priced thus;
- K30 Pro 6GB + 128GB — (US$ 423)
- K30 Pro 8GB + 128GB — (US$ 480)
- K30 Pro 8GB + 256GB— (US$ 522)
- K30 Pro Zoom Edition 8GB + 128GB — (US$ 536)
- K30 Pro Zoom Edition 8GB+ 256GB — (US$ 564)
There are no details on the global variant yet, but just like its predecessor, the global version of the K30 Pro will most likely be called Mi 10T.