After weeks of leaks and teasers, the Redmi K30S has gone official. The phone is the company’s latest device to feature high-end specs following the launch of the recently launched Redmi K30, Redmi K30 Pro, and Redmi K30 Ultra.
The Redmi K30S appears to have launched in China as a rebadged model of the Mi 10T which was launched in India earlier this month and has been available in China for some time. The phone comes with a 144Hz display and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SoC. There are also triple rear cameras for clicking images.
The Redmi K30S was launched in China at a starting price of CNY 2,599 for the 128GB storage variant, while the 256GB variant is available at a price of CNY 2,799. The phone was announced to go on sale in China in Interstellar Black and Moonlight Silver color options starting November 11.
As for the device specs, the Redmi K30S is equipped with a Snapdragon 865 processor that has been paired with up to 256GB of RAM. The display on the device is a 144Hz refresh rate panel with support for the 7-step adaptive refresh algorithm. Due to the presence of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor, there will be support for 5G networks.
In terms of cameras, the Redmi K30S brings with it a triple rear camera setup that houses a primary 64-megapixel Sony IMX682 sensor paired with a 13-megapixel secondary sensor. There’s also a 13-megapixel 123-degree ultra wide-angle lens and a 2-megapixel macro shooter. The phone also features a 20-megapixel lens on the front for clicking selfies.
For connectivity, the Redmi K30S comes with 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth v5.1, GPS / A-GPS, Infrared (IR), NFC, and a USB Type-C port. Apart from this, the phone also carries sensors like an accelerometer, ambient light, gyroscope, magnetometer and a proximity sensor. Xiaomi has equipped the phone with a 5,000mAh battery that supports 33W fast charging.
For now there is no clarity as to whether the phone will arrive in India, however, with the Mi 10T Pro just announced in the country, the wait for Redmi K30S could be slightly longer. We will be following developments closely, so watch out for this space for all the latest news on the Redmi K30S and its planned trip to India.
The Redmi K30S appears to have been launched in China as a rebadged model of the Mi 10T.
- Redmi K30S was launched in China.
- The phone appears to be a rebrand of the Mi 10T.
- The K30S also has a 108 megapixel main camera