Redmi K30 5G Speed Edition with new Snapdragon 768G SoC to launch on May 11th

Qualcomm is yet to officially announce the Snapdragon 768G processor

  • Redmi K30 5G Speed Edition is set to launch in China on May 11th
  • The smartphone will be powered by the unannounced Snapdragon 768G chipset

Redmi K30 5G Speed Edition is set to launch in China on May 11th, Xiaomi has revealed through teaser posters on Chinese micro-blogging site Weibo. Interestingly, one of the teasers also mentions that the Redmi K30 5G Speed Edition will be powered by a brand new Snapdragon 768G processor. To recall, the vanilla Redmi K30 5G was launched in China in December with the Snapdragon 765G chipset. Chinese e-retail site has listed the Redmi K30 5G Speed Edition with the Snapdragon 768G chipset even before Qualcomm has officially announced the new SoC.

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Until Qualcomm officially confirms the existence of he Snapdragon 768G chipset, you should consider the listing with a pinch of salt. That being said, the processor looks to offer a minor performance bump over the Snapdragon 765G. It will be integrated with a 5G modem much like its predecessor. DroidHolic reports that the Snapdragon 768G chipset comes with two cores clocked at 2.8GHz and 2.4GHz respectively, and six power efficient cores that clock at 1.8GHz.

Coming back to the Redmi K30 5G Speed Edition, the smartphone will come with a pill-shaped punch-hole display to accommodate two selfie cameras. The listing on adds that the phone will sport a 6.67-inch LCD display with a 120Hz refresh rate, 64MP main camera, an 8MP wide-angle lens and a 5MP macro lens. The mysterious Snapdragon 768G SoC will be paired with 6GB RAM and 128GB internal storage. We will know more about the Redmi K30 5G Speed Edition on May 11th at 2 PM China time (11:30 AM IST). Qualcomm may announce the Snapdragon 768G chipset ahead of the launch event.