The Redmi K30 Pro is another flagship smartphone that was announced by the Xiaomi popular subbrand. The new phone is blessed with a powerful processor arriving with an impressive cameras set-up.
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It comes with the trending 5G network and ample RAM as well. The handset will be one of the best devices so far to buy as it brings back the motorized pop-up front camera.
Xiaomi Redmi K30 Pro Key Specs & Features
- 6.67 inches Super AMOLED Display, 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~395 ppi)
- Android 10.0; MIUI 11
- Octa-core Qualcomm SM8250 Snapdragon 865 (7 nm+)
- 6/8GB RAM
- 128/256GB Built-in Storage
- Motorized pop-up 20 MP Front Camera
- 64 MP + 5 MP + 13 MP + 2 MP Quad Rear Cameras
- 4G LTE Network
- 5G Network
- Fingerprint Scanner (Under-display)
- Quick Charge 4+
- USB Power Delivery
- Fast charging 33W
- Non-removable Li-Po 4700 mAh Battery
Design and Display
The Xiaomi Redmi k30 Pro is not just an ordinary smartphone, but a premium device that the maker wisely built with glass. It features glass both on the back and front with an aluminum frame.
Apart from that, the phone also dubbed a smooth panel that houses the camera in a circle and then an LED flash. The fingerprint scanner can be found on the front screen.
The entire body of the phone measures 163.3 x 75.4 x 8.9 mm in dimensions and it weighs 218 g which is not that bad considering the battery size. Everyone will love the bigger screen display size of 6.67 inches that makes use of the Super AMOLED display panel.
It also packs a tall 20:9 aspect ratio but its refresh rate stopped at 60Hz. The flip side offers HDR10+ compliant which will bring sharper and more accurate color representation.
Moving around the back, the smartphone packs an impressive rear camera that comprises of 64MP Sony IMX686 main shooter with optical image stabilization (OIS), a 13MP ultrawide snapper, a 5MP macro shooter and a 2MP depth sensor.
The cameras feature Dual-LED dual-tone flash, HDR, panorama on the inside and it’s capable of recording 8K video quality. The front shooter is 20 MP wide making use of a motorized pop-up mechanism.
Hardware and Software
Rocking the system is a capable Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor, along with a highly competent Adreno 650 GPU. The chip is based on 7 nm process technology and the phone has an octa-core processor clocking at a maximum speed of 2.84 GHz.
It runs on the MIUI 11 based on the Android 10 operating system. The inbuilt storage is either 128GB or 256GB that is paired with either 6GB or 8GB RAM. Sadly it does not have support for micro SD cards.
Battery and Network
The Xiaomi Redmi k30 Pro draws its power from a massive battery capacity of 4700mAh that supports 33W Fast Flash Charge and it adopts a VC cooling system with 9 temperature sensors to reduce overheating while carrying out a sensitive task.
Apart from the X55 modem for 5G connectivity, the smartphone comes with some added features such as haptic vibration motor, Wi-Fi 6 connectivity, NFC, an IR port and a headphone jack.
Xiaomi Redmi k30 Pro Price and Availability
The Xiaomi Redmi k30 Pro will sell for $425 for the 6/128GB storage, while the 8/128GB model will sell for $520.
In Nigeria, the Xiaomi Redmi k30 Pro will sell for 156,000 Naira, 2,500 Ghs in Ghana and 45,000 Ksh in Kenya. It will be available in grey, purple, white and blue colors.
Xiaomi Redmi k30 Pro Specs
Here are a few specs of the Xiaomi Redmi k30 Pro:
- Platform: Android 10.0; MIUI 11
- Processor: Qualcomm SM8250 Snapdragon 865 (7 nm+), Octa-core (1×2.84 GHz Kryo 585 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 585 & 4×1.80 GHz Kryo 585)
- GPU: Adreno 650
- Memory: 6/8GB RAM
- Colours: Grey, Purple, White, Blue
- Dimension: 163.3 x 75.4 x 8.9 mm
- Weight: 218 g
- SIM Type: Nano-SIM, dual stand-by
- SIM Count: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
- Display: 6.67 inches Super AMOLED Display, 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~395 ppi)
- Screen Protection: Yes, Corning Gorilla Glass 5
- Foldable Display: No
- Rear Camera: 64 MP (wide) + 5 MP (telephoto macro) + 13 MP (ultrawide) + 2 MP (depth) Quad Rear Cameras, [email protected]/30fps, [email protected]/60fps, [email protected]/60/120/240fps, [email protected]; gyro-EIS
- Rear Camera Features: Dual-LED dual-tone flash, HDR, panorama
- Front Camera: Motorized pop-up 20 MP Front Camera, [email protected]
- Built-in Storage: 128/256GB
- Memory Card Support: No
- Bundled Cloud Storage: Yes
- 2G GSM: Yes, GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
- 2G CDMA 1X: Yes, CDMA 800 & TD-SCDMA
- 3G WCDMA: Yes, HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
- 3G CDMA EVDO: Yes, CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
- 4G LTE: Yes, LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
- 5G: Yes, 5G band 1(2100), 3(1800), 41(2500), 78(3500), 79(4700); SA/NSA
Internet & Connectivity
- GPRS: Yes
- EDGE: Yes
- 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
- HSPA+: Yes
- CDMA EVDO: Yes
- 4G LTE: Yes
- 5G: Yes
- WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
- Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
- Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 5.1, A2DP, LE, aptX HD, aptX Adaptive
- NFC: Yes
- Infrad Blaster: Yes
- USB Port: Yes, 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go
- SMS/MMS: Yes
- Instant Messaging: Yes
- Push Emails: Yes
- Email Protocol: Yes
- Music Player: Yes
- Video Player: Yes
- FM Radio: No
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- 3.5mm Jack: Yes
- Navigation: Yes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS
- Maps: Yes
Sensors & Control
- Digital Compass: Yes
- Accelerometer: Yes
- Proximity Sensor: Yes
- Light Sensor: Yes
- Barometer: Yes
- SpO2: No
- Pedometer: Yes
- Heart Rate Monitor: No
- Gyroscope: Yes
- Fingerprint Scanner: Yes, (under display, optical)
- Iris Scanner: No
- Face Unlock: Yes
- Stylus Pen: No
- Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
- Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: Yes
- Voice Control: Yes
- Video Streaming: Yes
- Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
- Wireless Charging: No
- Built-in Mobile Payment: Yes
- Water Resistant: No
- Dust Resistant: No
- Image Editor: Yes
- Video Editor: Yes
- Document Viewer: Yes
- Document Editor: Yes
- Battery: Non-Removable Li-Po 4700 mAh battery
- Talktime: –
- Standby Time: –
- Fast Charging: Yes