Redmi K30 5G launch date is set to January 7

Earlier this month, Redmi had unveiled the Redmi K30 smartphone in China. The smartphone comes in two variant – Standard Redmi K30 and Redmi K30 5G. The standard 4G variant is already up for sale in the domestic market. While the company promised to bring Redmi K30 5G in January without revealing the exact date. Finally, the company officially announces the launch date of Redmi K30 5G. The smartphone will be up for pre-order starting from January 7 in China via company’s official online store.

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However, both the devices share most of the specification, but there are different chipsets under the hood. The Redmi K30 (4G) brings Snapdragon 730G SoC, while the Redmi K30 5G has the latest Snapdragon 765G processor coupled with upgraded Adreno 620 GPU. Another change is in the camera department. The Redmi K30 5G variant sports 64MP Sony’s IMX686 primary sensor combined with 8MP 120-degree ultra-wide sensor, 2MP depth, and 5MP dedicated macro lens. There is no major difference in camera arrangement on both the variants. But Redmi K30 4G uses a 2MP macro lens instead of 5MP used on the 5G variant.

Redmi K30 (4G) vs Redmi K30 5G Specifications Comparison

 Redmi K30 5GRedmi K30 4G
Display6.67-inch 1080 x 2400 pixels Full HD+ LCD6.67-inch 1080 x 2400 pixels Full HD+ LCD
ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass 5 (both front and rear)Corning Gorilla Glass 5 (both front and rear)
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 765GQualcomm Snapdragon 730G
CPUOcta-core (1x2.4 GHz Kryo 475 Prime & 1x2.2GHz Kryo 475 Gold & 6x1.8 GHz Kryo 475 Silver)Octa-core (2x2.2 GHz Kryo 470 Gold & 6x1.8 GHz Kryo 470 Silver)
GPUAdreno 620Adreno 618
Rear Camera64MP, f/1.89 Sony IMX686 + 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens + 2MP depth + 5MP macro64MP, f/1.89 Sony IMX686 + 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens + 2MP depth + 2MP macro
Front CameraDual 20MP + 2MPDual 20MP + 2MP
Battery4500 mAh, 30W charging4500 mAh, 27W charging
Storage & RAM6GB RAM, 64/128GB storage, 8GB RAM, 128/256GB storage6GB RAM, 64/128GB storage, 8GB RAM, 128/256GB storage
OSAndroid 10;MIUI 11Android 10;MIUI 11
Price6GB/64GB - 1999 CNY
6GB/128GB - 2299 CNY
8GB/128GB - 2599 CNY
8GB/256GB - 2899 CNY
6GB/64GB - 1599 CNY
6GB/128GB - 1699 CNY
8GB/128GB - 1899 CNY
8GB/256GB - 2199 CNY
AvailabilityJanuary 7, 2020December 12, 2019
ColorsWhite, Blue, Red, PurpleWhite, Blue, Red, Purple

Moreover, Redmi K30 accumulates 6.67-inch Full HD+ 1080 x 2400 pixels LCD display with Corning Gorilla 5 protection. The other key point is the 120Hz refresh rate on Redmi K30 series. It means the touch response is smoother in comparison to Redmi 20 series. It has 4500 mAh non-removable battery with fast charging support. The 30W fast charger gets a slight downgrade to 27W for standard Redmi K30 in comparison to Redmi K30 5G. The device runs on latest MIUI 11 custom user interface, that is based on Android 10 operating system. There are multiple storage variants with up to 8GB RAM and 256GB of built-in storage. All the essential connectivity options are present on the Redmi K30 series.


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