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Redmi K30 5G released; comes with Snapdragon 765G SoC and quad-camera

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Over the last few weeks, the Redmi K30 series has been teased by Redmi. The Redmi K30 5G was finally released in China a few hours ago. As expected the device uses the Snapdragon 765G chipset and comes with Sony IMX686 CMOS, becoming the first smartphone to do so.

The Redmi K30 5G and Redmi K30 4G’s specifications are now confirmed. Both smartphones sport a 6.67-inch display with a 120Hz refresh rate. The 4G and 5G variant of the Redmi K30 have a rear quad-camera arrangement of 64MP + 5MP +8MP + 2MP. They also have a selfie camera of 20MP + 2MP.

The Redmi K30 5G uses a 4,500mAh battery with 30W fast-charging feature, while the Redmi K30 4G is powered on a 4,500mAh battery with 27W fast-charging support.

Focusing on the Redmi K30 5G; the device has an attractive look with 3D four-curved glass and a double-sided Corning GG protective glass. It uses the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G processor. The 30W fast-charging feature, the device has a conversion efficiency of 97% and charges 61% in 30 minutes. The device has a headphone jack and a Type-C USB port. It also supports Infrared remote control.

The Redmi K30 5G comes in different storage variants and prices: 6GB + 64GB variant is priced at 1999 yuan ($284); the 6GB + 128GB variant is priced at 2299 yuan ($327); the 8GB + 128GB variant is priced at 2599 yuan ($369); the 8GB + 256GB variant costs 2899 yuan ($412).

Interestingly, the Redmi K30 5G is now the lowest priced 5G phone. The device is available at a starting price of $285.

Author: Babatunde Esan

Babatunde Esan is in his penultimate year at the University of Ilorin, studying History and International Studies. He is versatile and an all round creative with a passion for writing, smartphones and technologies.

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