Alongside the Mi 10 Ultra, which Xiaomi just announced at an event to commemorate its tenth anniversary in China, the company has also announced another smartphone, the Redmi K30 Ultra. While the Mi 10 Ultra comes with top-of-the-line specifications and targets a higher price segment, the Redmi K30 Ultra falls into the mid-tier category and joins the existing lineup of devices in the K30 lineup.
Redmi K30 Ultra: Design and Display
The Redmi K30 Ultra features a metal and glass body with a quad-camera setup on the rear and a pop-up selfie camera module. Towards the front, it features a 6.77-inch AMOLED display from Samsung with a 120Hz refresh rate and 1200nits of brightness. The display offers a 5,000,000:1 contrast ratio and includes a 360-degree ambient light sensor. Redmi K30 Ultra comes in three colorways: Moonlight White, Midnight Black, and Mint Green.
Redmi K30 Ultra: Performance
Under the hood, the K30 Ultra runs on the MediaTek Dimensity 1000+ chipset, which is based on the 7nm process and features the Mali G77 GPU. Assisting the processor is up to 8GB of LPDD4X RAM RAM and up to 512GB of UFS 2.1 storage. To power the internals, there is a 4500mAh battery with support for 33W fast charging. The device runs on MIUI 12 based on Android 10 out of the box.
For connectivity, the device offers 5G, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.1, and NFC. Moreover, it also comes with an IR blaster, a USB Type-C port, and an in-display fingerprint scanner for authentication.
Redmi K30 Ultra: Camera
In the camera department, the Redmi K30 Ultra sports a quad-camera setup on the rear, which includes a 64MP primary (Sony IMX686) sensor along with a 5MP telephoto lens, a 13MP ultra-wide-angle lens, and a 2MP macro lens. On the front, there is a 20MP pop-up camera for selfies.
Redmi K30 Ultra: Pricing and Availability
The Redmi K30 Ultra comes in four configurations: 6GB RAM + 128GB, 8GB RAM + 128G, 8GB RAM + 256GB, and 8GB RAM + 512GB priced at ¥1999 ($288/Rs 21,400), ¥2199 ($316/Rs 23,600), ¥2499 ($360/Rs 26,850), and ¥2699 ($388/Rs 29,000), respectively.