Redmi K30S announced with 6.67-inch FHD+ 144Hz display, Snapdragon 865, 5000mAh battery

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Redmi K30S launch

Xiaomi's Redmi brand launched its latest flagship smartphone Redmi K30S in China, which is the Chinese version of the Mi 10T that was launch last month. It has a 6.67-inch Full HD+ LCD screen with a 144Hz refresh rate, and an Adaptive sync variable refresh rate to switch between 144Hz, 120Hz, 90Hz, 60Hz, 50Hz, 48Hz, and 30Hz, and MEMC motion compensation technology.

Redmi K30S colors

It runs on the Snapdragon 865 processor with 5G SA/NSA support, Snapdragon X55 Modem, liquid cooling, up to 8GB LPDDR5 RAM, 256GB UFS 3.1, and work on MIUI 12 based on Android 10. It features a glass back with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection, Aluminum alloy frame, NFC, dual linear speakers, Hi-Res audio support, and has a side-mounted fingerprint scanner, X-axis linear vibration motor.

Redmi K30S cameras

Coming to the cameras, it has a triple rear camera setup where a 64 MP primary camera with a Sony IMX682 sensor along with a 13 MP ultra-wide-angle lens and a 5 MP super macro camera. On the front side has a 20MP front-facing camera with a Samsung S5K3T2 sensor. It is powered by a 5000mAh battery with MMT (Middle middle tab) technology and 33W fast charging that can charge up to 100% in an hour and comes in Interstellar Black and Moonlight Silver colors.

Redmi K30S Specifications -

Display6.67-inch (2340 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ LCD screen with 144Hz refresh rate, 500 nits (typ) / 650 nits max brightness, HDR10, MEMC, 98% DCI-P3 Color Gamut, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
ProcessorOcta-Core (1 x 2.84GHz + 3 x 2.42GHz + 4 x 1.8GHz Hexa) Snapdragon 865 7nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 650 GPU
RAM/Storage8GB LPPDDR5 RAM with 128GB (UFS 3.1) / 256GB (UFS 3.1) storage
OS/UIMIUI 12 based on Android 10
SIMDual SIM (nano + nano)
Rear Cameras64MP rear camera with IMX682 sensor, f/1.89 aperture, LED flash, 13MP 123° ultra-wide-angle lens with f/2.4 aperture, 5MP 2cm-10cm macro lens with f/2.4 aperture, 8K video recording
Front Camera20MP front-facing camera with Samsung S5K3T2 sensor, f/2.2 aperture
FeaturesSide-mounted fingerprint sensor, USB Type-C audio, Stereo speakers, Hi-res audio
Dimensions165.1 × 76.4 × 9.33 mm
Weight216 g
Connectivity5G SA/NSA Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6 802.11 ax (2.4GHz + 5GHz) 4×4 MIMO, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS (L1 + L5), NFC, USB Type-C
Battery/Charger5000mAh (Typical) / 4920mAh (minimum) battery with 33W fast charging

The Redmi K30S is now available for pre-order and will go on sale from November 1st in China. During November 11th Single’s Day sale, the phone will be starting at 2299 yuan (US$ 342 / Rs. 25,250 approx.) after a 300 yuan discount.

Redmi K30S Prices are -

  • 8GB RAM with 128GB storage version - 2599 yuan (US$ 387 / Rs. 28,570 approx.)
  • 8GB RAM with 256GB storage version - 2799 yuan (US$ 417 / Rs. 30,765 approx.)