Xiaomi Redmi K30 Full Review, Specifications & price

Similar to its predecessor, the Redmi K30 is a highly recommended upper-midrange smartphone with top-notch hardware. It features a new design and a specification bump. In this article, i will explore the Xiaomi Redmi K30 full review, specifications and price.

Xiaomi Redmi K30 flaunts a panorama display that comes with a screen height of 6.39-inch. It carries a screen resolution of 1,080 x 2,340 pixels along with a pixel density of 403 PPI. In addition to that, the display type is AMOLED, which offers superb viewing experience.

XIAOMI REDMI K30 SPECIFICATIONS

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  • 4G LTE
  • Fingerprint Sensor (Side-Mounted)
  • 27W Fast Wireless Charging
  • 4500mAh non-removable Li-Po Battery
  • 6.67-inch IPS LCD Touchscreen, 1080 x 2340 pixels (395 ppi)
  • HDR10
  • Android 10, MIUI 11
  • Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G (8nm)
  • 6GB RAM / 8GB RAM
  • 64GB /128GB / 256GB built-in storage –  memory card support up to 256GB
  • 64MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP Quad Rear Camera
  • 20MP + 20MP Dual Front Facing Camera

Under the hood, there is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G chipset, which carries an octa-core processor setup consisting of 2.2GHz dual-core and 1.8GHz hexa-core Kryo 470. It is assisted by the Adreno 618 GPU and a 6GB RAM, which can handle the graphics and provides a smooth performance.

DESIGN AND DISPLAY REVIEW

The Xiaomi Redmi K30 may not have the most appealing look on a smartphone, but having a new design is something I am very excited about and willing to share with you.

Its build comprises of metal on the frame and gorilla glass on the front and back panel. Despite introducing a new design to the Xiaomi’s K series, its evident the Xiaomi K30 picked up some design features from other smartphones. Something that is very evident in the front panel.

The Xiaomi Redmi K30 features a camera cut out in its display, which houses dual cameras.

The display on the Xiaomi Redmi K30 is a 6.67 inch IPS LCD display, with a screen resolution of 1080 x 2340 and a screen density of 395 (PPI).

Display on the Redmi K30 has a 120Hz refresh rate, this means surfing through the user interface is going to be super smooth. Still, on new display features, this display also has support for HDR10 content.

The rear of the Xiaomi Redmi K30 is home to gradient design. surrounding the quad-camera system on the rear is a circular pattern.

Since there isn’t a fingerprint sensor on the rear of the Xiaomi Redmi K30, it means it has an in-display sensor just like its predecessor, well that’s not the situation in this case. Because It features a side-mounted fingerprint sensor to enable unlock the device.

The color variants is Mad!!!!, the Xiaomi Redmi k30 offers users a trio of options. You get to choose either Blue, Red or purple.

THE CAMERA REVIEW

Xiaomi Redmi K30 Full Review, Specifications & price

Xiaomi Redmi K30 comes with a triple rear camera setup having 64MP + 16MP + 8MP lenses. These can capture amazing pictures with the help of different lenses. At the front, there is a 24MP lens, which is provided with a pop-up mechanism.

In term’s of storage, the smartphone has 64GB non-expandable memory that can keep a lot of files and data of the users. Although the storage is sufficient, users cannot expand it any further, which is a drawback.

The Xiaomi Redmi K30 features an impressive camera setup. It houses a camera system that will be highly appreciated most people in search of smartphones with good cameras under the budget.

Smartphones like this features a quad-camera system on the rear, which houses a 64MP primary camera with an aperture of f/1,9, an 8MP ultra wide camera with an aperture of f/2.2, a 2MP macro camera with an aperture of f/2.4 and a depth camera with an aperture of f/2.4..

This camera system will let you take photos in HDR, Panorama and also shoot 4k videos @ 30fps, 1080p videos at 30fps and 720p videos with frame rates maxed at 960fps for slow motion.

For selfie, the Xiaomi Redmi K30 features a dual-camera setup featuring a 20MP primary camera with an aperture of f/2.2 and a 2MP depth camera with an aperture of f/2.4.

SOFTWARE & HARDWARE REVIEW VERDICT

The Xiaomi Redmi K30 continues the mid-range hardware game it sibling the Redmi K20 began, with a minor specification bump.

It features an Octa-core Qualcomm snapdragon 730G processor, which is an 8-nanometer architecture. Powering the graphics from the Xiaomi Redmi K30 is an Andreno 618 GPU. RAM and storage configuration on the Redmi K30 begins at 6GB / 64GB and maxes out at 8GB RAM and 256GB of UFS 2.1 storage. The battery on this smartphone is a non-removable 4500mAh battery.

The smartphone support 27W fast charge via cable, which is advertised to get you a 100% charge in 57 minutes. On the software side, you get MIUI 11 on top of the Android 10 operating system.

BATTERY & CONNECTIVITY

The Xiaomi Redmi K30 features a 3.5mm headphone jack, a USB Type C port, dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0 and NFC.

Internet connectivity on the Xiaomi Redmi K30 is capped at 4G LTE.
The smartphone equips a Li-ion battery that carries a 4,500mAh capacity. It is provided with a fast charging technology that helps users to refill the battery is a short duration. The massive battery can provide great power backup that may last for a long time even with heavy consumption.

As for the connectivity, the smartphone supports 4G VoLTE enables networks. It has a number of other connectivity options such as Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n/n 5GHz, Mobile Hotspot, Bluetooth, GPS with A-GPS, Glonass, USB Type-C, etc.

XIAOMI REDMI K30 PRICE & WHERE TO BUY

The Xiaomi Redmi K30 Price sells for $265(USD) for the base version 6GB / 64GB, which is about (NGN)95,000 Naira. The 6GB 128GB variant goes for $275(USD)  (NGN) 99,000 Naira and the  8GB / 128GB variant goes for $299(USD) (NGN)109,000 naira.

The Xiaomi Redmi K30 is currently on sale can be purchased from any mobile phone retail store as well as any popular E-commerce online retail stores that ship to your region for example the likes of jumia, amazon etc.

XIAOMI REDMI K30 FEATURES AND OTHER SPECIFICATIONS

Internet & connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: Yes
  • CDMA EVDO: Yes
  • 4G LTE: Yes
  • 5G: No
  • WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • NFC: Yes
  • Infrared Blaster: Yes
  • USB Port: USB Type C (USB 2.0), USB on the Go

Body Features

  • Platform: Android 10; MIUI 11
  • Processor: Octa-core Processor: 2.4 GHz Kryo 475 Prime & 2.2 GHz Kryo 475 Gold & 1.8 GHz hexa-core Kryo 475 Silve (Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G (8 nm))
  • GPU: Adreno 620
  • Memory: 6GB RAM / 8GB RAM
  • Colors: Blue, Red, Purple, White
  • Dimension: 165.3 x 76.6 x 8.8 mm
  • Weight: 208 g
  • SIM Type: Nano-SIM, dual stand-by
  • SIM Count: Dual SIM

Camera, Display & Storage

  • Built-in Storage: 64GB / 128GB / 256GB
  • Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 256GB
  • Bundled Cloud Storage: Yes
  • Display: 6.67 inches IPS LCD Display, 1080 x 2400 (395 ppi), 20:9  aspect ratio, HDR10
  • Screen Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • Foldable Display: NO
  • Rear Camera: 64MP (wide) f/1.9 + 8MP (telephoto)f/2.2 + 2MP (Macro) f/2.4 + 2MP (depth) f/2.4
  • Rear Camera Features: Dual-LED flash, PDAF, 2x Optical Zoom, HDR, panorama, 4k video @ 60fps
  • Front Camera: 20MP (Primary) f/2.2 + 2MP (depth sensor) f/2.4

Network support

  • 2G GSM: Yes
  • 2G CDMA 1X: Yes
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: Yes
  • 4G LTE: LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
  • 5G: No

Sensors & control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer: No
  • SpO2: No
  • Pedometer: No
  • Heart Rate Monitor: No
  • Gyroscope: No
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes (Side)
  • Iris Scanner: No
  • Face Unlock: Yes
  • Stylus Pen: No
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: Yes
  • Voice Control: Yes

Battery & Navigation

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
  • Wireless Charging: No
  • Built-in Mobile Payment: No
  • Water Resistant: No
  • Dust Resistant: No
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: Yes
  • Battery: 4500 mAh Non-Removable Li-Po Battery
  • Navigation: Yes
  • Maps: Yes

CONCLUSION

Xiaomi Redmi K30 is an impressive mid-range smartphone that comes with a lot of flagship features. It bears a fully bezel-less and notch-less display having high resolution that describes the quality of the view.

The cameras are also superb. And It delivers smooth performance backed by healthy battery capacity and fast charging support.

The storage department of the device is slightly disappointing since there is no expandability.

For a fact i really do think this is the phone for you if you love this specifications and features discussed above. if you find this article helpful kindly leave a comment below.

Chinedu Okeke

Chinedu is the founder of Nigerian Tech. He is a tech enthusiast who has the passion for emerging trends in the tech industry. He is also a professional web content developer.

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