Officially, the Redmi K30S smartphone broke cover today in China. Claims report that the K30S will be the last smartphone to join the Redmi K30 family.
The Redmi K30S displaced the iQOO Neo3 smartphone, which has been making rounds in China as the affordable device featuring the Snapdragon 865 mobile platform SoC.
The highlights of the all-new Redmi K30S include support for fast charging, a high capacity battery, and a display that supports a refresh rate of up to 144Hz.
The Redmi K30S weighs 216 grams, and it has a dimension of 165.1 x 76.4 x 9.4mm.
The handset houses a 6.67-inch display panel that supports a 20:9 aspect ratio, HDR10+, MEMC, a Full HD+ resolution, and 650nits brightness. It supports up to 144Hz of screen refresh rate as well.
On the outside, the screen is guarded by the Gorilla Glass 5 on the front and back.
The Redmi K30S features a triple camera system on its rear side. It consists of a Sony IMX682 64-megapixel primary shooter followed by a 13-megapixel ultrawide lens, and a 5-megapixel macro shooter.
On the front side, the Redmi K30S houses a 20-megapixel shooter in its on-screen punch-hole.
The cameras on the Redmi K30S support slow-motion video recording at 1080p and up to 8K video shooting.
Under the hood, the Snapdragon 865 mobile platform drives the K30S. It arrives with up to 8GB of LPDDR5 RAM and up to 256GB of UFS 3.1 storage.
It comes loaded with the MIUI 12 based on the Android 10 OS. For security, the Redmi K30S features AI face unlock and a side-facing fingerprint scanner.
The smartphone has a 5,000mAh battery that supports 33W fast charging tech.
It has connectivity options like dual SIM support, 4G / 5G connectivity, Bluetooth 5.1, NFC, GPS, and Wi-Fi 6.
However, the Redmi K30S does not support storage expansion, and it lacks the 3.5mm audio port.
The Redmi K30S will be available for purchase in the following variants:
- 8 GB RAM + 128 GB storage variant – 2,599 Yuan (~$388)
- 8 GB RAM + 256 GB storage variant – 2,799 Yuan (~$418)
Interested customer can pick up the Redmi K30S smartphone in colour options like lunar silver and cosmic black.