Today marks 10 years of Xiaomi in the smartphone industry and it decided to release two Ultra phones at the same time. Alongside the Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra, it also unveiled the Redmi K30 Ultra, a MediaTek Dimensity 1000+ powered alternative to the K30 Pro. It also doubles the refresh rate of the Pro to 120Hz and brings faster 33W wired charging at a more affordable price tag.

Redmi K30 Ultra

The rest of the spec sheet is similar to the K30 Pro. the Redmi K30 Pro has the same 6.67-inch AMOLED display with a 20MP pop-up camera and quad rear camera with a 64MP primary shooter. It’s accompanied by a 13MP ultrawide snapper, 5MP macro sensor and a 2MP depth helper.

The big change is the presence of the MediaTek’s flagship Dimensity 1000+ SoC and it’s paired with 6/8 GB RAM and 128/256 or 512GB storage. The battery comes in at 4,500 mAh and you get the required charger to achieve its maximum 33W rate in the box.

As per the software, it is covered by MIUI 12 on top of Android 10. Other notable additions include a stereo speaker setup and linear vibration motor. Checkout the full specs below.

Redmi K30 Ultra

Redmi K30 Ultra Specifications

Network Properties

  • 2G bands: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
  • CDMA 800 & TD-SCDMA
  • 3G bands: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
  • 4G bands: LTE (unspecified)
  • 5G bands: 1, 3, 41, 78, 79 SA/NSA – China
  • Speed: HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A; 5G

Launch

  • Announced: 2020, August 11
  • Status: Exp. release 2020, August 14

Design

  • Dimensions: 163.3 x 75.4 x 9.1 mm (6.43 x 2.97 x 0.36 in)
  • Weight: 213 g (7.51 oz)
  • Colors: Moonlight White, Midnight Black, Mint Green
  • SIM: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

Display

  • Type: AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • Size: 6.67 inches, 107.4 cm2 (~87.2% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Resolution: 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~395 ppi density)
  • HDR10+
  • 120Hz refresh rate
  • 800 nits typ. brightness (advertised)

Operating System

  • Android 10

Hardware

  • Chipset: Mediatek Dimensity 1000+ (7nm)
  • CPU: Octa-core (4×2.6 GHz Cortex-A77 & 4×2.0 GHz Cortex-A55)
  • GPU: Mali-G77 MC9
  • Memory Card slot: No
  • Storage, RAM: 128GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM, 512GB 8GB RAM
  • UFS

Cameras

  • Main Camera: Quad
    • 64 MP, f/1.9, 26mm (wide), 1/1.72″, 0.8µm, PDAF
    • 13 MP, f/2.4, 119˚ (ultrawide), 1.12µm
    • 5 MP, f/2.2, 50mm (telephoto macro), AF
    • 2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
  • Features: Dual-LED dual-tone flash, HDR, panorama
  • Video: 4K@30fps
  • Selfie Camera: Single – Motorized pop-up 20 MP, (wide)
  • Features: HDR
  • Video: 1080p@30fps, 720p@120fps

Multimedia

  • Radio:
  • Loudspeaker: Yes, with stereo speakers
  • Audio 3.5mm jack: Yes
  • 24-bit/192kHz audio

Connectivity

  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • Bluetooth: 5.1, A2DP, LE, aptX HD, aptX Adaptive
  • GPS: Yes, with A-GPS, BDS
  • NFC: Yes
  • Infrared port: Yes
  • USB: 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go

Features

  • Sensors: Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass

Battery

  • Battery Type & Capacity: Non-removable Li-Po 4500 mAh battery
  • Charging: Fast charging 33W

Models: M2006J10C

Price and Availability

Redmi K30 Ultra

The Redmi K30 Ultra will retail for pricing stated below against the available models:

  • 6GB + 128GB version goes for CNY 1,999 ($287)
  • 8GB + 128GB version goes for CNY 2,199($316)
  • 8GB + 256GB version goes for CNY 2,499 ($360)
  • 8GB + 512GB version goes for CNY 2,699 ($388)

Sales starts in China on August 14. International availability is yet to detailed but we’re expecting Xiaomi to hold a separate event for it soon enough.

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