The Redmi K30 series is getting bigger. Now Redmi K30 5G Racing Edition is the new addition to the existing popular series. The device was being teased by the company soon after the launch of Redmi K30 Pro and Redmi K30 Pro Zoom Edition in March this year. The latest addition to the series is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 768G processor which is the latest mid-range 5G processor for gamers by the company and Xioami is the first company to bring the first smartphone with the chipset. The 786G is an765G that comes with an upgrade to X52 modem and is supported by sub-6GHz and mmWave bands. Moreover, it supports the Spectra 355 ISP and the Hexagon 696 DSP.
Also, all the devices powered by this chip can have an FHD+ 120Hz screen or support up to QHD+ resolution with the standard 60Hz refresh rate. And the G stands for gaming that uses a Kyro 475 CPU clocked at 2.8GHz, up from 2.4GHz on the 765G. Similarly, the Adreno 620 GPU comes with a 15-percent improvement in terms of graphics.
Xiaomi’s Redmi K30 5G Racing Edition is the first smartphone to have this chipset. All the specifications on the latest device are unchanged except the Qualcomm chip. The Racing Edition has been launched in China with a price tag of CNY 1,999 that translates to Rs 21,300 for the single 6GB RAM and 128GB storage option. The company has listed the device on a Chinese e retailer website JD.com which is now up for reservation until May 11 after which it will go on its first sale on the same day starting 10 AM onwards. The mobile phone will be offered in four colour options Deep Sea Shimmer, Mint Ice Blue, Purple Jade Factory, and Time Monologue. At the moment it has been launched in the company’s home market but the company’s plan is to bring the latest phone to other markets across the world.
Redmi K30 5G Racing Edition specifications
Redmi K30 5G Racing Edition features a 6.67-inch full-HD+ hole-punch display with a 20:9 aspect ratio and 1,080×2,400 pixels of resolution. It runs on Android 10 based MIUI 11 and is powered by the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 768G chipset. It will be offered in a single 6GB RAM and 128GB storage option.
For optics. Racing Edition comes with a quad rear camera setup consisting of Sony IMX686 64-megapixel camera sensor with f/1.89 aperture, a 5-megapixel macro lens, a 2-megapixel depth sensor and an 8-megapixel wide-angle lens with 120 degrees field of view. While on the front there is a 20 megapixel and 2-megapixel selfie camera sensor.
Just like the standard 5G model Redmi K30 5G Racing Edition also packs a 4500mAh battery with 30W fast charging support. On the connectivity front, there is 5G, 4G-LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and a USB Type-C port.
For the latest gadget and tech news, and gadget reviews, follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. For newest tech & gadget videos subscribe to our YouTube Channel. You can also stay up to date using the Gadget Bridge Android App.