Back in May, Xiaomi’s sub-brand Redmi introduced an affordable flagship dubbed as the Redmi K20. It was launched in standard and Pro variants. In October, the brand revealed that the Redmi K30 will succeed the K20 series and will come with significant upgrades. Since then, the Redmi K30 has been subject to several leaks and rumors. Xiaomi confirmed that the Redmi K30 will be unveiled in China on December 10th. Yesterday, the brand officially teased the rear panel design of the device. Now, Xiaomi has teased the networking power of the upcoming Redmi K30.
A post on the official Redmi Weibo account revealed the 12 antenna design of the device. The post claims that the Redmi K30 series features improved networking capabilities series. The set of 12 antennas is reported to be 2.4 times the number that is found on 4G smartphones. The post also mentions that Xiaomi is using a new structural design and complex RF solution to make 5G signals stronger and more stable.
Xiaomi had already confirmed that the Redmi K30 will come with dual-mode 5G connectivity. It will support standalone (SA) and non-standalone (NSA) sub-6GHz 5G networks. The Redmi K30 will be the first 5G smartphone from Xiaomi.
Redmi K30 specifications and features
Redmi has confirmed a few features of its upcoming flagship. The K30 will feature a 6.67-inch IPS LCD display. It will come with a side-mounted fingerprint scanner, compared to the K20 series’ in-screen scanner. On the hardware front, the Redmi K30 will be powered by Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon 765G processor with integrated 5G. It is expected to arrive in multiple RAM and storage configurations. Based on past reports, the Redmi K30 may be powered by a 5,000mAh battery unit with support for 30W fast charging. The phone will feature a pill-shaped cutout on the display for dual front cameras. The rear cameras are tipped to include a Sony IMX686 primary sensor, along with 8MP, 5MP and 2MP supporting cameras.