Xiaomi’s sub-brand Redmi has confirmed that it will be holding a launch event on December 10th to announce the Redmi K30 5G smartphone. Rumours surrounding the Redmi K30 series claim that the lineup will include three devices such as the Redmi K30 (4G), Redmi K30 5G and Redmi K30 Pro 5G. It is believed that the company will unveil the Redmi K30 Pro 5G in early 2020. Ahead of the launch, a reliable leakster from China has shared a real-life image of the Redmi K30. At the same time, the entire specifications of the Redmi K30 4G phone have also surfaced.
Redmi K30 Design
In the above image, the Redmi K30 is placed on the left whereas the Honor V30 that went official recently is on the right. Both phones are equipped with an elliptical punch-hole cutout for dual selfie snappers. The only difference between the design of the two phones is that the Redmi K30 has the cutout at the top-right corner whereas the cutout can be seen on the upper-left corner on the Honor V30.
The Redmi K30 has slim bezels around its display which indicates that it will be boasting a high screen-to-body ratio. The right edge of the phone seems to be fitted with a side-mounted fingerprint sensor.
Redmi K30 Specifications (Rumoured)
It is believed that the M1912G7BE / M1912G7BC Xiaomi phone that was recently approved by the 3C authority is the upcoming Redmi K30. The new leak reveals that the Redmi K30 4G has a 6.66-inch display with a resolution of 1,080 x 2,400 pixels and a 20:9 aspect ratio. The display will offer up to a 120Hz refresh rate. With COF packaging technology, necessary sensors like ambient light sensor will be embedded under the screen of the device. The screen will be shielded by Corning Gorilla Glass 5.
The 8nm Snapdragon 730G that powered its predecessor the Redmi K20 will also fuel the Redmi K30 handset. The base model of the phone will feature 6GB of RAM and 64GB of storage. The phone will be driven by a 4,500mAh battery and as the 3C listing revealed, it will carry support for 27W fast charging.
The Redmi K30’s dual front-facing camera setup will include a 20-megapixel main lens and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. The rear-facing quad camera system of the Redmi K30 will feature a 64-megapixel main lens, an 8-megapixel telephoto lens, a 13-megapixel ultrawide lens and a 2-megapixel sensor. MIUI 11 based on Android 10 will come preinstalled on the device. The other features that are available on the device include multi-functional NFC, IR blaster and 3.5mm audio jack.
Another tipster has shared some contradictory information on the Redmi K30. He has claimed that the smartphone has 32-megapixel + ToF dual selfie snapper, the primary lens on the rear is of 60-megapixel and it has a 5,000mAh battery. The rest of the specs are same as mentioned above.
Redmi K30 Price
The Redmi K30 4G edition is expected to arrive with a starting price of RMB 1,999 (~Rs 20,300). The leak has no information on the other phones in the Redmi K30 series. However, other sources have revealed that the Redmi K30 5G could be fueled by the forthcoming Snapdragon 735 5G mobile platform and it could cost around RMB 2,500 (~Rs 25,400). The Redmi K30 Pro is rumoured to powered by the newly unveiled MediaTek Dimensity 1000 5G chipset and it may be priced around RMB 3,000+ (~Rs 30,500).