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.
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.
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.
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
|Launch Date||October 27, 2020|
|Price in USD||$415|
|Price in Australia||AUD 583|
|Price in Nigeria||N157,700 Naira|
|Other Sensors||Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope|
|Fingerprint Sensor Position||side-mounted|
|Loudspeaker||Yes, with stereo speakers|
|Processor||Qualcomm SM8250 Snapdragon 865 (7 nm+)|
|CPU||Octa-core (1×2.84 GHz Kryo 585 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 585 & 4×1.80 GHz Kryo 585)|
|Operating System||Android 10, MIUI 12|
|Ram||8 GB RAM|
|Internal Memory||128 GB and 256 GB|
|Dimension||165.1 x 76.4 x 9.3 mm (6.5 x 3.01 x 0.37 in)|
|Weight||216 g (7.62 oz)|
|Build||Glass front (Gorilla Glass 5), glass back (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum frame|
|SIM||Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|Colours||Cosmic Black, Lunar Silver|
|Display Type||IPS LCD, 144Hz, HDR10, 500 nits (typ), 650 nits (peak)|
|Screen Size||6.67 inches, 107.4 cm2 (~85.2% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Screen Resolution||1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~395 ppi density)|
|Protection||Corning Gorilla Glass 5|
|Rear Camera Count||Triple camera setup|
|Camera Models||64 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 Features||LED flash, HDR, panorama|
|Video||[email protected]/30fps, [email protected]/60fps, [email protected]/60/120/240/960fps; gyro-EIS|
|Front Camera||20 MP, f/2.2, 27mm (wide), 1/3.4″, 0.8µm|
|Front Camera Features||HDR|
|Front Video Resolution||[email protected], [email protected]|
|Fast Charging||Yes, 33W fast charge|
|Technology||GSM / HSPA / LTE|
|2G Network Bands||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2 CDMA2000 1xEV-DO|
|3G Network Bands||HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100|
|4G Network Band||4G LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 8(900), 28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500)|
|5G Network Bands||Yes|
|GPS||Yes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS, NavIC|
|USB||USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go|
|Bluetooth||5.1, A2DP, LE|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot|
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
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