Xiaomi has launched the all new Redmi K30 in China on December 11. This successor of the Redmi K20 comes with a modified design and performance upgrades. The smartphone supports 5G as well. If rumours are to be believed, this phone will launch in global markets very soon.
However, Xiaomi has not launched the Redmi K30 Pro yet, the Redmi K30 Pro is supposed to launch in globally by March 2020. The Redmi K30 comes with both 4G and 5G variants.
Comparing the Redmi K30’s physical characteristics with that of its predecessor, the Redmi K20, Redmi K30 has a cleaner look with a gradient finish, being available in 4 colours compared to the bright design and colours of the Redmi K20. The Redmi K30 comes with a circular loop around the rear camera set up. The smartphone also has a punch-hole display setup. The Xiaomi Redmi K30 has a side-mounted fingerprint scanner in a stark difference to the Redmi K20, which had an in-display fingerprint sensor.
Performance wise, The Redmi K30’s 4G version has Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 730 chipset with a 4,500mAh battery, while the 5G variant comes with Snapdragon 765G processor. The Redmi K20, on the other hand, has a 730G GPU and is powered by a 4,000mAh battery. Both phones offer support for fast charging.
Camera wise, the Redmi K30 has a quad-camera setup with a 64MP Sony IMX686 sensor, with an 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens, a 2MP depth sensor and a macro lens of 5MP. The front possesses a selfie camera setup of 20MP and 2MP sensors. The Redmi K20 on the other hand, has a triple camera setup of 48MP, 8MP and a 13MP sensor with a pop-up selfie camera of 20MP.
Talking about the pricing of both the phones, the Redmi K30 is selling in China at a price of 1,599-1,999 Yuan that is approximately anywhere between Rs 16,500 – Rs20,500. The Redmi K20 starts at Rs 19,999 for the base model with 6GB RAM and 64GB storage, while the 6GB RAM and 128GB storage version has a price tag of Rs 22,999.
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