Xiaomi has launched the new Redmi K series flagship Redmi K30S smartphone under the new Redmi brand today which is the Chinese variant of the recently launched Xiaomi Mi 10T smartphone. It has a similar design to the MI 10T with a punch-hole display and runs on the recent Snapdragon 865 processor. The Redmi K30S is priced at 2599 yuan (around $387) with 8GB of RAM + 128GB inbuilt storage option and 2799 yuan (around $417) for the 8GB RAM + 256GB inbuilt storage variant. The device is available for pre-orders in China and will be available for sale starting from November 1st in the country with Interstellar Black and Moonlight Silver colour options.
The Redmi K30S has a 6.67-inch Full HD+ LCD screen with 144Hz refresh rate, 500 nits / 650 nits brightness, HDR10, MEMC, 98% DCI-P3 Color Gamut, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection, and 2340 × 1080 pixels resolution. It is powered by an Octa-Core (1 x 2.84GHz + 3 x 2.42GHz + 4 x 1.8GHz Hexa) Snapdragon 865 7nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 650 GPU. It comes with 8GB of LPPDDR5 RAM with 128GB / 256GB (UFS 3.1) inbuilt storage options. It supports Dual SIM (nano + nano) slots and runs on MIUI 12 based on Android 10 OS. It has a glass back with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection as well.
The Redmi K30S has a quad-camera on the rear side with a 64-megapixel main camera with an IMX682 sensor, f/1.89 aperture, LED flash, a 13-megapixel 123° ultra-wide-angle lens with f/2.4 aperture, a 5-megapixel 2cm-10cm macro lens with f/2.4 aperture, 8K video recording. It also has a 20-megapixel front-facing camera with a Samsung S5K3T2 sensor and f/2.2 aperture.
It has a side-mounted fingerprint sensor and comes with a 5000mAh battery with 33W fast charging that can charge the phone up to 100% in an hour only. It supports 5G SA/NSA Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6 802.11 ax (2.4GHz + 5GHz) 4×4 MIMO, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS (L1 + L5), NFC, USB Type-C, USB Type-C audio connectivity options and stereo speakers, Hi-res audio options as well. It measures 165.1×76.4×9.33mm and weighs 216g.