Xiaomi Redmi K30

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Xiaomi is not a new player in the smartphone industry and the company keeps coming up with beautiful and amazing smartphones. Now, Xiaomi’s sub-brand, Redmi, has just released the Redmi K30. Announced in December 2019, the Redmi K30 is definitely a phone to hold and handle.

The device comes with a nice build, featuring an IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen display. It enjoys up to 8GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage. The device is powered by a non-removable 4,500mAh Li-Po battery and supports 27W fast-charging.

Xiaomi Redmi K30 Key Specs

  • OS: Android 10.0, MIUI 11
  • SIM Type: Hybrid Dual-SIM (NanoSIM, dual standby)
  • Network: 2G, 3G, 4G
  • Display: 6.67-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • Screen Resolution: 1080 x 2400 pixels (~395ppi)
  • Processor Type: Qualcomm SDM730 Snapdragon 730G (8nm)
  • RAM: 6GB/ 8GB
  • Internal Storage: 64GB/ 128GB/ 256GB
  • External Storage: microSD, up to 256GB
  • Rear Camera: Quad-Camera (64MP+8MP+2MP+2MP)
  • Front Camera: Dual-Camera (20MP+2MP)
  • Battery: 4,500mAh

Xiaomi Redmi K30 Features Overview

The Redmi K30 sports a massive 6.67-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels. It has a pixel density of about 395ppi and a screen-to-body ratio of approximately 84.8%. With the massive display, you get to enjoy a nice viewing experience.

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This smartphone runs Android 10-based MIUI 11 out of the box. It is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G chipset that is based on an 8nm process. The device’s CPU is an octa-core processor (2×2.2GHz Kyro 470 Gold and 6×1.8GHz Kyro 470 Silver).

The Redmi K30 comes in RAM variants of 6GB and 8GB, and storage variants of 64GB, 128GB, and 256GB. The internal storage is expandable by up to 256GB via a microSD card using a shared SIM slot.

Camera-wise, the device has a quad-camera setup on the back. This includes a 64MP wide-angle shooter, an 8MP ultrawide-angle camera, a 2MP dedicated macro camera, and a 2MP depth sensor. It has a dual-LED flash for taking photos in low light conditions. The smartphone has a dual-camera setup on the front, comprising a 20MP wide-angle shooter and a 2MP depth sensor.

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The Redmi K30 is powered by a 4,500mAh battery and has support for 27W fast-charging which will reportedly charge the phone to 100% in 68 minutes.

Xiaomi Redmi K30 Price and Availability

The Xiaomi Redmi K30 has a starting price of $258.97 (about 94,000 Naira) for the base 6GB+64GB variant. However, the price may vary depending on when you buy it or where you buy it from. See where to buy Xiaomi phones below;

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Other Phones to Consider

Another phone that you can consider is the Xiaomi Redmi 8. You can also get phones from the Xiaomi Redmi Note series such as the Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 and the Redmi Note 8 Pro.

Xiaomi Redmi K30 Detailed Specs

2G Network GSM 850/ 900/ 1800/ 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 850/ 900/ 2100
CDMA 2000 1xEV-DO
4G Network LTE band 1 (2100), 3 (1800), 5 (850), 8 (900), 34 (2000), 38 (2600), 39 (1900), 40 (2300), 41 (2500)
SIM Hybrid Dual-SIM (NanoSIM, dual standby)
Status Available: Released December 2019
Dimensions – 165.3 x 76.6 x 8.8 mm
– Weight: 208g
Keyboard Touchscreen
Colors Blue, Red, Purple
Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with 16M colors
Size 6.67 inches, 1080 x 2400 pixels, ~395ppi
Memory And OS
Card slot MicroSD, up to 256GB
Internal 64GB/ 128GB/ 256GB
OS Android 10.0, MIUI 11
Processors – Octa-core (2×2.2GHz Kyro 470 Gold & 6×1.8GHz Kyro 470 Silver)
– Qualcomm SDM730 Snapdragon 730G (8nm) SoC
– Adreno 618 GPU
Loudspeaker Yes
Audio port 3.5mm jack
3G HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps
WIFI Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth Version 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go
Primary Quad-Camera
– 64MP, f/1.9, 26mm (wide), 1/1.7″, 0.8μm, PDAF
– 8MP, f/2.2, 13mm (ultrawide), 1/4″, 1.12μm
– 2MP, f/2.4, 1/5″, 1.75μm (dedicated macro camera)
– 2MP, f/2.4, 1/5″, 1.75μm (depth sensor)with- Dual-LED flash
– Panorama
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/120fps, 720p@960fps
Secondary Dual-Camera
– 20MP, f/2.2, 27mm (wide), 1/3.4″, 0.8μm
– 2MP, f/2.4, 1/5″, 1.75μm, depth sensorwith- HDR
Capacity 4,500mAh Li-Po battery
Removable? No
Charging 27W Fast-Charging (100% in 68 minutes)
Other Features
Sensors Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, compass, gyro, proximity
Messaging SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
Browser HTML5
Miscellaneous – FM radio
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Price level About 94,000 Naira (260 USD)

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