Redmi K30i might be a cheaper version of Redmi K30 5G, tipped to come with 48MP quad cameras

Redmi K30i launch could happen sometime down the year and may find its way to India.

  • Redmi K30i is expected to be a cheaper version of the Redmi K30 5G
  • Redmi K30i will likely feature a 48MP primary camera
  • The phone may launch priced at RMB 1799 (approx Rs 19,500)

Redmi K30i is tipped to be in the works and it could launch as a more affordable version f the Redmi K30 5G. To recall, the Redmi K30 was launched back in December 2019 and was rebranded as POCO X2 in the Indian market. The brand in March introduced the Redmi K30 Pro flagship in China as a successor to the Redmi K20 Pro. The Redmi K30i will be cheaper than both the Redmi K30 and Redmi K30 Pro, according to a new tip by Xiaomishka. Redmi K30i model will will be a first in the Redmi K-series line-up and should also give consumers more affordable choices. The tipster claims the main difference will be that the 64MP camera will be replaced with a 48MP sensor on the Redmi K30i.

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Redmi K30i price is said to be around RMB 1,799 (approx Rs 19,500), meaning there will be compromises in terms of design and internal hardware. It remains to be seen if the Redmi K30i will have 5G connectivity, although it seems highly unlikely given the speculated pricing. Unfortunately, not much else is revealed about the Redmi K30i at the moment, but we’re sure to come across more details if it’s indeed in the works.

Redmi K30i

Redmi K30 specifications

To recall, the Redmi K30 flaunts a 6.67-inch full HD+ display with 2,400 X 1,080 pixels resolution, 120Hz refresh rate, HDR 10, Gorilla Glass 5 protection and dual punch-holes. The handset is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G SoC coupled with Adreno 618 GPU, up to 8GB RAM and up to 256GB UFS 2.1 internal storage that is further expandable via microSD card. The phone runs on Android 10 OS with MIUI 11 out of the box.

The Redmi K30 features a quad-camera setup at the back consisting of a 64MP Sony IMX686 primary sensor, an 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens, a 2MP macro lens, and a 2MP depth sensor. For selfies and video chats, there is a 20MP primary snapper and a 2MP secondary depth. It has a side-mounted fingerprint sensor for security and is Splash resistant (P2i coating). The handset houses a 4,500mAh battery and supports 27W fast-charging. Connectivity features include dual-band WiFi 802.11 ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS/GLONASS/Beidou, NFC, and USB Type-C.

Key Specs

Xiaomi Redmi K30
Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G | 6 GBProcessor
6.67 inches (16.94 cm) Display
64 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP + 2 MPRear camera
20 MP + 2 MPSelfie camera
4500 mAh Battery
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