Redmi K30i to feature 48MP primary sensor, suggests MIUI camera app code

Highlights
  • Redmi K30i is expected to be an affordable variant of the Redmi K30 5G
  • The handset is expected to share design elements with the standard Redmi K30
  • Redmi K30i has been tipped to feature a single selfie camera

Redmi K30i has been part of rumours and leaks for some weeks now. The handset is expected to be a more affordable variant of the Redmi K30 5G, as per leaks. Now, the existence of the handset has further been reaffirmed by a string from the MIUI camera app. As noted by XDA Developers’ member kacskrz, the string has not just confirmed the name of the phone to be Redmi K30i but also suggested that the handset will indeed feature a 48MP primary sensor, which was earlier suggested by other leaks as well.

As you can see in the image given above, the Redmi K30i can be seen with the codename ‘Picasso’, which was also the codename for the standard Redmi K30 as well. The string suggests that the handset will feature 48MP quad cameras. Notably, the recently leaked render of the Redmi K30i also showed a design quite similar to the standard Redmi K30, albeit with some minor changes. Some of the noteworthy changes were – the dual selfie cameras on the standard variant were shown to be replaced by a single sensor on Redmi K30i. While the leaked render showed a triple camera setup the mention of 48MP quad camera setup in the string leaves certain aspects of the phone up in air.

On software side, we can expect the Redmi K30i to run Android 10 with MIUI 11 on top. While there is no leak regarding the processor yet, our best guess would be the Snapdragon 730G chipset. Finally, the Redmi K30i price is expected to start around RMB 1,799 (approx Rs 19,500) for the base model. As we approach the launch, more details are likely to surface, so stay tuned in for more updates regarding Redmi K30i and other news related to gadgets and tech.