Redmi K30 5G and 4G Launched in China - very aggressive pricing.

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Redmi K30 5G

The Redmi K30 5G features the Snapdragon 765G SoC. The ‘G’ stands for ‘gaming’ and the octa-core chipset is designed to help OEMs bring down prices of 5G phones. Compared to last year’s Snapdragon 730G, the Snapdragon 765G brings a 20% boost in CPU performance and 40% in GPU performance.

The FHD+ (1080 × 2400 pixels) display of the phone measures 6.67-inches compared to the K20’s 6.39-inch screen. It has a 20:9 aspect ratio and 120Hz refresh rate.

Coming to the camera, the phone features a 64MP + 8MP (120 degree wide-angle) + 2MP + 5 MP (macro) setup at the back. On the front is a 20MP shooter with a 2MP depth sensor.

The battery capacity is set at 4,500mAh. There’s 30W fast charging onboard which, Xiaomi claims, can charge the device from 0% to 100% in one hour.

In terms of software, the device comes with MIUI 11 based on Android 10 out-of-the-box

Redmi K30 4G specs

The Redmi K30 4G has all the same specs as the 5G variant, with the exception of the SoC and the camera.

The 4G version of the phone gets the Snapdragon 730G chipset and its quad rear camera setup includes 64MP + 2MP + 2MP + 8MP sensors.

Price and availability

The Redmi K30 5G starts at 1,999 yuan (20000) for the 6GB/64GB model, making it the cheapest 5G phone around. The 6GB/128GB option costs 2,299 yuan (23000), the 8GB/128GB model costs 2,599 yuan (26000), and the 8GB/256GB model has a 2,899 yuan (29000) price tag.

Meanwhile, the Redmi K30 4G starts at 1,599 yuan (16000) for the 6GB/64GB option, 1,699 yuan (17000) for the 6GB/128GB variant, 1,899 yuan (19000) for the 8GB/128GB model, and 2,199 yuan (22000) for the 8GB/256GB version.