Redmi K30 Ultra launching soon? Redmi CEO teases image of new smartphone

Redmi K30 Ultra could be the last model in the Redmi K30 lineup

Highlights
  • We only get to see the bottom portion of the phone with the Redmi branding
  • The teaser image could be of any upcoming Redmi phone, but rumours suggest it is the Redmi K30 Ultra
  • Redmi K30 Ultra could retain the same pop-up selfie camera as the Redmi K30 Pro

Redmi CEO, Lu Weibing has teased the first image of the company’s upcoming phone on Weibo. We only get to see the bottom portion of the phone and Redmi branding. While the image could be of any upcoming Redmi phone, rumours suggest it is the Redmi K30 Ultra. The Redmi K30 Ultra name was previously spotted in the code of MIUI 12 and reports suggest it will be powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 1000 SoC with a screen refresh rate of either 120Hz or 144Hz. 

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The Redmi K30 Ultra is said to ship with quad-cameras with a 64MP primary sensor. The phone is also speculated to come with a 4,500mAh battery and 33W fast charging support. The Redmi K30 Ultra might retain a similar popup selfie camera design as the Redmi K30 Pro. Xiaomi’s Redmi K30-series currently consists of the Redmi K30, Redmi K30 Pro, Redmi K30 5G Extreme Edition and Redmi K30i 5G models. The Redmi K30 Ultra is expected to debut in the next couple of months, with the Redmi K40 being expected before the end of this year.

Separately, the Redmi K40 series is already said to be in the development. While the vanilla Redmi K40 is said to come with the unannounced Snapdragon 775 SoC and 5G connectivity, the K40 Pro is expected to break covers early next year and ship with the next-gen flagship Snapdragon 875 SoC (SM8350). This is all we know about the Redmi K series as of now.