Redmi K30S Launching on October 27; Price could be around $374


Xiaomi’s Global VP and Redmi brand’s General Manager, Lu Weibing, has officially confirmed that the Redmi K30S will be made official on the said date.

As reports have revealed, it will be a rebadged Xiaomi Mi 10T for China. Since the beginning of this year, Redmi has been launching K30 series phones across different price points.

The Redmi K30 Pro is the only phone in the K30 series to feature the Snapdragon 865 flagship chipset.

Fresh information reveals that Redmi K30S launching tomorrow could be debuting as the cheapest SD 865 phone.

A screenshot shared by Redmi’s Product Director, Wang Teng Thomas, on Weibo, states that the device will be priced at around 2,500 Yuan. It will be arriving in the market as one of the cheapest Snapdragon 865 mobile platform powered handsets.

Redmi K30S specifications

The Redmi K30S listing at TENAA revealed a 6.67-inch IPS LCD display with punch-hole design and 144Hz refresh rate support. Adaptive sync variable refresh rate to switch between 144Hz, 120Hz 90Hz, 60Hz, 50Hz, 48Hz and 30Hz, and it is said to feature MEMC motion compensation technology. It supports a Full HD+ resolution with a 20:9 aspect ratio.

The Redmi K30S will be powered by Octa-Core (1 x 2.84GHz + 3 x 2.42GHz + 4 x 1.8GHz Hexa) Snapdragon 865 7nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 650 GPU, 5G SA/NSA support with Snapdragon X55 Modem, liquid cooling, run Android 10 with MIUI 12, comes with a glass back with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection, Aluminum alloy frame, NFC, dual linear speakers and Hi-Res audio support.

It will feature 6GB / 8GB LPPDDR5 RAM with 128GB (UFS 3.1) storage. The device lacks a microSD card slot.

In terms of camera, the device features a triple rear camera setup which includes a 64MP primary camera with IMX682 sensor, f/1.89 aperture, LED flash, a 13MP 123° ultra-wide-angle lens with f/2.4 aperture, and a 5MP 2cm-10cm macro lens with f/2.4 aperture, 8K video recording.

Over the front, there is a left-aligned punch-hole selfie camera, which includes a 20MP front-facing camera with a Samsung S5K3T2 sensor, f/2.2 aperture.

The device packs a 5000mAh (Typical) / 4920mAh (minimum) battery with 33W fast charging to keep the light on. The device comes with a Side-Mounted fingerprint scanner with Dual SIM (nano + nano) support. The device runs on MIUI 12 based on Android 10 over the top.

The Redmi K30S is set to launch on October 27 in China, while we might see it coming in India in December.

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