The Xiaomi Redmi K30 Pro and Redmi K30 Pro Zoom have been announced after weeks of teasers and rumours. Both phones come with a radically different design compared to the Redmi K30 and K30 5G, with a pop-up selfie camera and quad rear cameras housed in a circular setup.
Just as most people expect, both phones come with the flagship Snapdragon 865 chipset, complete with X55 modem for 5G connectivity and larger 4700mAh batteries. To be precise, both phones are identical apart for one of the cameras on the back.
Xiaomi Redmi K30 Pro Features
The Xiaomi Redmi K30 Pro comes with 6.67 inch FHD+ AMOLED display without any cutouts, as it has the motorized pop-up solution for the 20MP front-facing camera. The display comes with a built-in fingerprint scanner and a 20:9 aspect ratio but its refresh rate is 60Hz.
At the back of the Xiaomi Redmi K30 Pro you will find a 64MP Sony IMX686 main camera with optical image stabilization (OIS), a 13MP ultrawide snapper, a 5MP macro shooter and a 2MP depth helper.
If you are opting for a telephoto module, then t=you will have to go for the K30 Pro Zoom version which exchanges the 5MP macro camera for an 8MP telephoto shooter with OIS capable of 3x optical and up to 30x hybrid zoom. But the K30 Pro version is able to record 8K video.
The Snapdragon 865 chipset is paired with either a 6BB or 8GB RAM while the speedy UFS3.1 storage is either 128GB or 256GB.
The Xiaomi Redmi K30 Pro and K30 Pro Zoom come with a 4000mAh batteries and 33W fast charging. Other notable features include improved hepatic vibration motor, Wi-Fi 6 connectivity, NFC, an IR port and a headphone jack.
Redmi K30 Pro Price
The Xiaomi Redmi K30 Pro price is as follows – The base version starts at CNY 2,999($425) for the 6/128GB config, there’s also an 8/128GB model for CNY 3,399 ($480) and an 8/256GB trim for CNY 3,699($520). The phone will be available in four different colours: Grey, White, Purple, and Blue.
The K30 Pro Zoom base is CNY 3,799 ($535) while the 8/256GB model will go for CNY 3,999 ($565).
Redmi K30 Pro Release Date
The Redmi K30 Pro and K30 Pro Zoom release date is slated for April 4, 2020 in China. Both phones are already up for pre-order in China, though there are no words on the international availability yet.
Xiaomi Redmi K30 Pro Specification
|Technology||GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE / 5G|
|2G bands||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2|
|CDMA 800 & TD-SCDMA|
|3G bands||HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100|
|4G bands||LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)|
|5G||5G band 1(2100), 3(1800), 41(2500), 78(3500), 79(4700); SA/NSA|
|Speed||HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A; 5G|
|Announced||2020, March 24|
|Status||Coming soon. Exp. release 2020, April 4|
|Dimensions||163.3 x 75.4 x 8.9 mm (6.43 x 2.97 x 0.35 in)|
|Weight||218 g (7.69 oz)|
|Build||Glass front (Gorilla Glass 5), glass back (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum frame|
|SIM||Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|Type||Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Size||6.67 inches, 107.4 cm2 (~87.2% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~395 ppi density)|
|Protection||Corning Gorilla Glass 5|
500 nits typ. brightness (advertised)
|OS||Android 10.0; MIUI 11|
|Chipset||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)|
|Internal||128GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM|
UFS 3.0 – 128GB 6GB RAM|
UFS 3.1 – all others
64 MP, 26mm (wide), 1/1.72″, 0.8µm, PDAF|
5 MP, 50mm (telephoto), AF, 2x optical zoom
13 MP, 13mm (ultrawide)
2 MP, (depth)
|Features||Dual-LED dual-tone flash, HDR, panorama|
|Video||4320p@24/30fps, 2160p@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120/240fps, 1080p@960fps; gyro-EIS|
|Single||Motorized pop-up 20 MP, (wide), 1/3.4″, 0.8µm|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||5.1, A2DP, LE, aptX HD, aptX Adaptive|
|GPS||Yes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS|
|USB||2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer|
|Non-removable Li-Po 4700 mAh battery|
Fast charging 33W, 100% in 63 min (advertised)|
USB Power Delivery
Quick Charge 4+
|Colors||Grey, Purple, White, Blue|
|Price||About 390 EUR|