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Xiaomi Redmi K30s Finally Launched! See Specs and Price in Australia

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Xiaomi Redmi K30s Finally Launched! See Specs and Price in Australia

Our earlier report hinted the coming of the latest Xiaomi Redmi K30s smartphone on 27th October 2020. As promised by the brand, the Redmi K30s is finally here with Snapdragon 865 chip, 144 Hz screen, and many other top-notch features. The pricing detail has also been revealed, with the full specifications.

If you followed our previous report on this new smartphone, you’ll understand that the phone comes with similar specs as the Mi 10T, which is why some believe the K30s is a rebranded version the Mi 10T. The only noticeable difference is that the new Redmi K30s sports 8GB of RAM, paired with either  128GB or 256GB storage. The phone memory cannot be expanded via microSD card.

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Xiaomi Redmi K30s comes with a 6.67-inch LCD HD+ display with 144 Hz refresh rate. It also features a punch-hole notch upfront housing the selfie camera. The screen offers a resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels, 395 ppi density, and fully protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5 on both front and back.

Xiaomi Redmi K30s Finally Launched! See Specs and Price in Australia

For optics, the Redmi K30s is blessed with a triple rear camera setup, comprising of a 64MP primary camera, 13MP camera, and a 5MP camera. The main camera shoots up to 8K videos with an LED flash to ensure you get top quality photographs and video in a dark environment. Housed on the tiny punch-hole upfront is a single 20MP camera for selfies.

Xiaomi Redmi K30s Finally Launched! See Specs and Price in Australia

Under the hood, Xiaomi Redmi K30s is powered by Qualcomm SM8250 Snapdragon 865 chipset, along with Adreno 650 graphic processor. The phone is equipped with 8 GB RAM, coupled with either 128GB or 256GB storage. The phone lacks a memory card slot as mentioned earlier. Redmi K30s runs Android 10 based on MIUI 12.

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The Redmi K30s boasts of 5000mAh non-removable battery, which supports 33W fast charging, 3.0 power delivery, and 4+ Quick charge.

Xiaomi Redmi K30s Price in Australia

Depending on the storage option, Xiaomi Redmi K30s price in Australia starts from AUD583 Australian Dollar, which is approximately $415 USD. Reservations/pre-orders will open in four days, but the first flash sale is scheduled for November 11 – one of the biggest shopping holidays in China, known as Singles’ Day. The Redmi K30s will be available in Cosmic Black and Lunar Silver colours.


Redmi K30s Full Specifications

GENERAL

BrandRedmi
Model(s)K30s (M2007J3SC)
Launch DateOctober 27, 2020
Price in USD$415
Price in AustraliaAUD 583
Price in NigeriaN157,700 Naira

SPECIAL FEATURES

Other SensorsLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope
Fingerprint SensorYes
Pop-Up CameraNo
Fingerprint Sensor Positionside-mounted

MULTIMEDIA

Audio JackNo
FM RadioNo
LoudspeakerYes, with stereo speakers

PERFORMANCE

ProcessorQualcomm SM8250 Snapdragon 865 (7 nm+)
CPUOcta-core (1×2.84 GHz Kryo 585 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 585 & 4×1.80 GHz Kryo 585)
GPUAdreno 650
Operating SystemAndroid 10, MIUI 12
Ram8 GB RAM

STORAGE

Internal Memory128 GB and 256 GB
Expandable MemoryNo

DESIGN

Dimension165.1 x 76.4 x 9.3 mm (6.5 x 3.01 x 0.37 in)
Weight216 g (7.62 oz)
BuildGlass front (Gorilla Glass 5), glass back (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum frame
SIMDual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
ColoursCosmic Black, Lunar Silver

DISPLAY

Display TypeIPS LCD, 144Hz, HDR10, 500 nits (typ), 650 nits (peak)
Screen Size6.67 inches, 107.4 cm2 (~85.2% screen-to-body ratio)
Screen Resolution1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~395 ppi density)
ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass 5

CAMERA

Rear Camera CountTriple camera setup
Camera Models64 MP, f/1.9, 26mm (wide), 1/1.73″, 0.8µm, PDAF
 13 MP, f/2.4, 123˚ (ultrawide), 1.12µm
 5 MP, f/2.4, (macro), AF
Rear Camera FeaturesLED flash, HDR, panorama
Video[email protected]/30fps, [email protected]/60fps, [email protected]/60/120/240/960fps; gyro-EIS
Front Camera20 MP, f/2.2, 27mm (wide), 1/3.4″, 0.8µm
Front Camera FeaturesHDR
Front Video Resolution[email protected], [email protected]

BATTERY

Capacity4000 mAh
TypeLi-Po
Fast ChargingYes, 33W fast charge

NETWORK CONNECTIVITY

TechnologyGSM / HSPA / LTE
2G Network BandsGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2 CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
3G Network BandsHSDPA 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network Band4G LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 8(900), 28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500)
5G Network BandsYes
GPSYes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS, NavIC
USBUSB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go
NFCYes
Bluetooth5.1, A2DP, LE
WLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Infrared PortYes
GPRSYes
EDGEYes

Questions and Answers about Redmi K30s

Here are answers to some of the most commonly asked questions about Redmi K30s.

Is Redmi K30s a 5G phone?

Yes; Redmi K30s features 5G on both SIMs.

Does Redmi K30s have a fingerprint scanner?

Yes; Redmi K30s comes with a side-mounted fingerprint scanner.

Does Redmi K30s have Gorilla Glass?

Yes; Redmi K30s is fully protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 on the screen.

Does Redmi K30s have fast charging?

Yes; the K30s supports 33W fast charging technology.

Will Redmi K30s work in USA?

Xiaomi Redmi K30s has limited network support across various US carriers like AT&T, Verizon, Metro PCS, Sprint, T-Mobile, Virgin Mobile, Cricket, Boost Mobile, H2O Wireless, Ting, US Cellular, Lyca Mobile, PureTalk, Consumer Cellular, Ultra Mobile, Straight Talk, Red Pocket Mobile, Jolt, Airvoice Wireless, and Google Fi. What this means that some bands are supported, while others are not. You will have to make enquiries from your carrier to know what bands/frequencies are supported on them.

Xiaomi Redmi K30s Price in Australia
Xiaomi Redmi K30s

Depending on the storage option, Xiaomi Redmi K30s price in Australia starts from AUD583 Australian Dollar, which is approximately $415 USD.

Product Brand: Redmi

Product Currency: USD

Product Price: 415

Product In-Stock: InStock

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