When it comes to budget-friendly devices, Redmi is obviously one of the best companies to go to. Some time ago, Redmi debuted the Redmi K30i 5G and to date, it is one of Xiaomi’s most affordable 5G phones. In fact, it is also one of the most affordable 5G smartphones in the market. Back in December, the company unveiled the Redmi K30 5G, the K30i is simply a lower version of the K30 5G. Now, Redmi has officially released the Redmi K30i higher models for sales. According to the official announcement, the Redmi K30i 8GB + 128GB/256GB version will be available for the first time tomorrow.
Interestingly, the 8GB + 128GB model will sell for 1799 yuan ($255). This is the same price tag of the 6GB + 128GB version which hit the shelves earlier. The 6GB + 128GB version now sells for 1499 yuan ($212). However, the 8GB + 256GB version will be available for 1999 yuan ($283).
In terms of configuration, the Redmi K30i uses a 120Hz refresh rate 6.67-inch 20:9 punch-hole screen. Under the hood, we have a Snapdragon 765G and it also supports dual-mode 5G. In the camera department, we have a Sony 48-megapixel main camera. It also comes with a 120° super wide-angle lens, a super macro lens, and depth of field lens. On the front, there is a 20-megapixel camera as well as a depth of field lens.
The lights of this smartphone are kept on with a 4500 mAh battery that supports a 30W wired fast charge. Furthermore, the Redmi K30i also supports dual-frequency GPS, multi-function NFC, infrared remote control, etc.
Redmi K30i specifications
- 6.67-inch (1080 × 2400 pixels) Full HD+ 20:9 LCD screen with 120Hz refresh rate, HDR 10, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
- Octa Core (1 x 2.4GHz + 1 x 2.2GHz + 6 x 1.8GHz Kryo 475 CPUs) Snapdragon 765G 7nm EUV Mobile Platform with Adreno 620 GPU
- 6GB LPDDR4X RAM with 64GB / 128GB (UFS 2.1) storage, 8GB LPDDR4X RAM with 128GB / 256GB (UFS 2.1) storage expandable memory up to 512GB
- Android 10 with MIUI 11
- Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / microSD)
- 48MP rear camera with LED Flash, 0.8μm, f/1.89 aperture, 8MP 120° ultra-wide sensor with 1.12μm, f/2.2 aperture, 2MP depth and 5MP macro sensors with 1.75μm, f/2.4 aperture, 4K 30fps, 960 fps at 720p
- 20MP front-facing camera, 2MP secondary camera with 1.75μm for portrait
- Side-mounted fingerprint sensor, IR sensor
- 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio, 1217 Linear Speaker, Smart PA
- Dimensions: 165.3×76.6×8.79mm; Weight: 208g
- 5G SA/ NSA (Optional) / Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5, Dual-frequency (L1+L5) (K30 5G), GPS/GLONASS/Beidou, NFC, USB Type-C
- 4500mAh (Typical) / 4400mAh (Minimum) battery with 30W flash