Today, Chinese manufacturer, Redmi, announced that the Redmi K30 5G (6GB + 128GB) will sell for 1999 yuan ($283). The initial price of this smartphone is 2299 yuan ($325). This means that this smartphone got a 300 yuan ($42) price cut. Redmi has a couple of smartphones that will hit the market soon. The Redmi K30i is on its way while another Redmi 5G phone with Redmi K30 5G specs (but uses a 48MP main camera) recently appeared on MIIT. It is possible that this price cut is paving way for the arrival of these smartphones.
Redmi K30 5G is Redmi’s first 5G phone and the first dual-mode 5G smartphone from Xiaomi. It is also the first 5G phone to sell for less than $300. This device supports SA and NSA dual-mode 5G.
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This year will be very critical for the development of China’s consumer-grade 5G products. 5G is gradually becoming mature and more popular on a large scale. This requires joint efforts from operators, terminal brands, and other parties. The current price of Redmi K30 5G will help to accelerate the popularization of 5G mobile phones.
Redmi K30 5G features
The Redmi K30 5G sports a 6.67-inch dual-hole full-screen. The mobile phone uses a display ratio of 20: 9 and with a 91% screen-to-body ratio. This display supports eye protection mode 2.0. The body uses a 3D four-curved glass design as well as a dual Corning GG5 protective glass.
Under the hood, it carries the Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G mobile platform which uses a 7nm EUV process. It also integrates the Snapdragon X52 modem and RF system which supports SA / NSA dual-mode network.
As for photography, there is an AI dual-front-camera with a 20MP + 2MP sensors combination (supports cute shooting, movie portrait mode, and RAW format). The rear camera uses a quad-sensor combination of 64MP main lens + 8MP super wide-angle lens + 5MP super macro lens + 2MP DoF lens (1.75μm pixels, supports portrait mode + movie mode). The battery capacity is 4500mAh, and it supports 30W fast charge. However, the biggest selling point of this handset is the dual-mode 5G support. It can also connect 2.4GHz and 5GHz WiFi at the same time.