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Redmi K30 actually has two holes in the display to house dual selfie cameras

On: December 13, 2019

Recently, Xiaomi’s sub-brand Redmi unveiled the Redmi K30 smartphone in its home market of China. The phone arrived as a successor to the Redmi K20 that was announced earlier this year. The Redmi K30 brought a handful of upgrades over its predecessor like a more powerful processor, two selfie cameras on the front, four primary snappers on the back, 4G and 5G variants, and a beefier battery with a whopping 30W fast charging support. While the Redmi K20 featured a pop-up selfie camera mechanism, the Redmi K30 flaunts a punch-hole display to house the selfie snappers. During the launch event and in official images, Redmi showed the Redmi K30 with a pill-shaped dual selfie camera module. However, the hands-on videos of the smartphone circulating on Weibo suggest something different. 

As seen in the hands-on images and video above, the Redmi K30 actually has two separate holes, and each of them has a single selfie camera. There’s a considerable gap between the two cameras. The software of the smartphone comes with a feature, which lets you hide the space between the sensors. Users have a choice to show two holes on the screen, a pill-shaped hole, or completely hide the punch-hole design by placing a black bar in the notification area. So, its quite clear that when showing the smartphone during the launch event, the company used the pill-shaped hole option in the settings.

Redmi K30 specifications and features

To recall the specs, the Redmi K30 features a 6.67-inch full HD+ IPS LCD display with a tall aspect ratio of 20:9 and an impressive screen refresh rate of 120Hz. The phone is powered by Qualcomm’s latest mid-range chipset, the Snapdragon 730G. The other highlights of the handset include a 64MP quad-camera setup on the back, a 20MP dual-camera module on the front, a side-mounted fingerprint sensor, and a massive 4,500mAh battery with fast charging support. The phone is available in China at the starting price of around Rs 16,000.

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Viraj Gawde

Viraj loves being in the creative field. Being a tech guy and resident tech advisor for his friends and family, his interest lies in smartphones, laptops and cameras. Passionate about creating art, his forte lies in photography. In his downtime, he loves gaming on his self-built rig and supporting FC Barcelona.