Redmi K30 5G launched in China is the world’s cheapest 5G mobile

Dec 10, 2019, 1:40 pm

Varun K.

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It was one of the most rumored phones by the end of the year and, finally, Redmi has introduced its new mid-range smartphone. The Redmi K30 device which will be available in China and India soon will become the world’s cheapest 5G mobile.

Datasheet of Redmi K30 4G and Redmi K30 5G

Specifications Redmi K30 4G Redmi K30 4G
SCREEN 6.67″ LCD
2400 x 1080 pixels
120 Hz
6.67″ LCD
2400 x 1080 pixels
120 Hz
DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT 165.3 x 76.6 x 8.79 mm
208 g
165.3 x 76.6 x 8.79 mm
208 g
PROCESSOR Snapdragon 730G Snapdragon 765G
RAM 6 GB
8 GB
6 GB
8 GB
STORAGE 64 GB
128 GB
256 GB
64 GB
128 GB
256 GB
FRONT CAMERA 20 MP +
2 MP
20 MP +
2 MP
REAR CAMERA 64 MP f/1.89 Sony IMX686 sensor
8 MP f/2.2 wide-angle
lens
2 MP f/2.4 macro
2 MP f/2.4 depth sensor
64 MP f/1.89 Sony IMX686 sensor
8 MP f/2.2 wide-angle
lens
2 MP f/2.4 macro
2 MP f/2.4 depth sensor
DRUMS 4500mAh
27W Fast charge
4500mAh
30W Fast charge
OS Android
MIUI 11
Android
MIUI 11
CONNECTIVITY 4G
Wi-Fi 5
Bluetooth 5.0
USB-C
Headphone jack
NFC
5G SA / NSA
Wi-Fi 5
Bluetooth 5.1
USB-C 
NFC
Headphone jack
OTHERS Fingerprint reader on
the side
Fingerprint reader on
the side

The Redmi K30 is unfolded into a 4G and a 5G version, although both models have much in common. The screen is one of the elements they share, with a 6.67-inch LCD panel and a screen refresh rate of up to 120 Hz.

The screen goes from edge to edge achieving a front screen-to-body ratio of 91%. On the front, it also features the design of a pill-hole camera as seen on the Galaxy S10+ with a dual-sensor combination of 20 + 2-megapixel sensor.

Redmi K30 5G Version Camera

Redmi has spent the last weeks promoting the Redmi K30 as its first 5G mobile, but what we didn’t know is that it would come hand in hand with an alternative 4G version. Obviously, the main difference between both models is in the connectivity: classic 4G for one and another 5G model with both SA and NSA for the other.

This connectivity comes from the hand of the two Qualcomm gaming processors. The Redmi K30 4G has the Snapdragon 730G chipset, while the Redmi K30 5G raises the bet to the latest Snapdragon 765G. Other aspects related to performance such as RAM or storage remain the same in both models.

The Redmi K30 5G features a 64-megapixel main camera with a Sony IMX686 sensor, a wide 8-megapixel angle, a 5 MP macro sensor and an additional 5MP for the bokeh. It is the same combination for the Redmi K30 4G with the only difference that in its macro camera is 2 megapixels.

Both models have a 4,500 mAh battery with fast charge support, although this is slightly faster in the 5G model: 30W for 5G model and 27W for the 4G model. Of course, the company ensures that this 30W fast charge exceeds more than some 40W fast charges from the competition. The fingerprint sensor is located on the side.

The Redmi K30 has been presented in China, with the available color options including blue, pink, purple and white. Both devices can be purchased from December 12 in China. Here are the prices of each model:

  • Redmi K30 4G with 6 + 64 GB-1599 yuan (Rs. 16,100 approximately)
  • Redmi K30 4G with 6 + 128 GB- 1699 yuan (Rs. 17,100 approximately)
  • Redmi K30 4G with 8 + 128 GB- 1899 yuan (Rs. 19,100 approximately)
  • Redmi K30 4G with 8 + 256 GB- 2199 yuan (Rs. 22,100 approximately)
  • Redmi K30 5G with 6 + 64 GB- 1999 yuan (Rs. 20,100 approximately)
  • Redmi K30 5G with 6 + 128 GB- 2299 yuan (Rs. 23,100 approximately)
  • Redmi K30 5G with 8 + 128 GB- 2599 yuan (Rs. 26,100 approximately)
  • Redmi K30 5G with 8 + 256 GB- 2899 yuan (Rs. 29,200 approximately)

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