Xiaomi Redmi K30s has been included in the Redmi K30 series. It is a wonderful phone, equipped with a lot of interesting features that will give you an awesome smartphone experience.
We will be discussing its specifications, features and price. This is so that you can know exactly what you are going for and be adequately prepared.
Xiaomi Redmi K30s
- The 8GB / 128GB variant of the Xiaomi Redmi K30s sells for about ₦148,298.
- The storage capacity that you decide to go for also determines how much you will get the Redmi K30s.
Design / Display
The body design of the Xiaomi Redmi K30s is so similar to that of the Redmi Mi 10T that it will be so difficult to tell them apart just by mere looking at them.
Even the colour options that the phone is available in are the same for both phones. So if you loved the body design of the Redmi Mi 10T, you are sure going to love that of the Redmi K30s.
The rear panel of the phone has a square camera module which contains the rear cameras and an LED flash. You will also see the Xiaomi branding which shows you that the device is a Xiaomi smartphone.
The display measures 6.67-inch which is the same with that of the Redmi K30 ultra’s display. But despite having same display measurements, the properties are quite different as the Redmi K30s features an IPS LCD panel while the K30 ultra comes with an AMOLED panel.
The 6.67-inch display of the Redmi K30s has a resolution of 1080 x 2400, a density of 395 PPI and a 144Hz refresh rate unlike that of the K30 ultra which has 120Hz refresh rate.
The smartphone is available in Cosmic Black and Lunar Silver colour options.
The rear camera set up of the Xiaomi Redmi K30s is made up of a 64MP primary camera with an aperture of f/1.9, a 13MP ultrawide camera with an aperture of f/2.4, as well as a 5MP macro camera with an aperture of f/2.4.
This rear camera setup has the ability to record 8k @ 30fps, 8k @ 24fps, and 1080p@30/60/120/240/960fps videos.
The front camera is an amazing 20MP camera with an aperture of f/2.2. It can record up to 1080p@30fps and 720p@120fps. There is no doubt that this front camera is very capable of handling your photography and videography needs.
Hardware / Software
Running the show on the Xiaomi Redmi K30s is the Snapdragon 865 processor accompanied by the Adreno 650 GPU for the graphics. This is what is also obtainable with the Redmi K30 ultra.
The device is powered by a 5000mAh battery with 33W fast charge mechanism for easier and faster charging.
You will however notice some differences when it comes to the memory and storage capacity of the Redmi K30 ultra and the Redmi K30s. The Redmi K30s makes away with the 6GB RAM variant and instead provides enthusiasts with just 8GB of RAM.
Internal storage of the Redmi K30s is of two variants and they are 128GB and 256GB of internal storage. As you can see, the 512GB variant is not incorporated.
For software, the phone runs on MIUI 12 user interface on the Android 10 operating system.
In terms of connectivity, the smartphone provides users with a USB Type C port, dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, as well as NFC.
The device also supports 5G so the phone lovers get to enjoy their streaming, uploads, and downloads at 5G speeds and that is awesome.
Xiaomi Redmi K30 Ultra
Xiaomi Redmi K30 Ultra – A major feature to note with the Xiaomi Redmi K30 Ultra is that it comes with the MediaTek Dimensity 1000+ processor while the Redmi K30 Pro boasts of the Snapdragon 865 processor.
The Redmi K30 Ultra is also equipped with a slightly lower battery capacity but this is not a problem at all, more so because of its amazing fast charge feature. Read on to know more about the features, specifications and price of the Redmi K30 Ultra.
Xiaomi Redmi K30 Ultra
- You can get the 6GB/128GB variant of the Xiaomi Redmi K30 Ultra for about ₦154,000.
- The 8GB/512GB variant goes for about ₦193,000.
The general look of the Redmi K30 Ultra is quite similar to other smartphones in the Redmi K30 series. One way to tell them apart is to know the colour options that are unique to any of them.
Speaking on colour options, you can get the Redmi K30 ultra in Moonlight White, Midnight Black and Mint Green.
It boasts of Gorilla Glass 5 on the rear panel, Gorilla glass 5 upfront, and an aluminum frame.
The screen is a 6.67-inch AMOLED display. This display has a resolution of 1080 x 2400 Pixels, a 120Hz refresh rate, as well as 395 PPI density. There is no camera cut out on the screen as the phone features a pop-selfie camera.
The four rear cameras are accommodated in a circular camera module and the accompanying LED flash is just below the circular camera module. The Redmi branding is also found on the rear panel of the device.
The Camera set up and quality of the Redmi K30 Ultra is okay and picture lovers will no doubt be thrilled by it.
We will start from the rear camera set up which comprises of a 64MP primary camera with an aperture of f/1.9, a 13MP ultrawide camera with an aperture of f/2.4, a 5MP telephoto / macro camera with an aperture of f/2.2 as well as a 2MP depth camera with an aperture of f/2.4.
With this camera setup you can make videos maxed at 4k @ 30fps, as well as 1080p@30/60/120/240/960fps. It equally supports HDR and Panorama mode for photos.
The front facing camera is a 20MP pop-up selfie camera which in addition to taking wonderful selfies, can record videos maxed at 1080p@30fps. It is also capable of 720p video recording up to 120fps.
A lot of Xiaomi phones feature MediaTek processors and the Redmi K30 Ultra is one of them. The device is fitted with the MediaTek Dimensity 1000+ processor unlike the Snapdragon 865 processor that the Redmi K30 pro features.
The Redmi K30 Ultra also features a Mali-G77 MC9 GPU, 128GB/256GB/512GB storage options as well as 6GB/8GB RAM variants. All these work together to provide the phone users with an awesome smartphone experience.
The battery that the mobile phone is fitted with is a non-removable 4500mAh battery. Although this is 200mAh smaller than what is obtainable with the Redmi k30 pro, it is still okay and will no doubt get the job done.
Another good part about the battery is that it supports 33W fast charge backed by Quick Charge 4+, which according to the phone manufacturers can provide phone users with a 100% charge in 58 min.
For the software department, the smartphone features MIUI 12 running on the Android 10 operating system.
The device features a USB Type C port, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC as well as dual-band Wi-Fi. It however does not come with a 3.5mm headphone jack, so for private audio listening, type-c headphones or wireless headphones would be best.
Enthusiasts will be glad to know that the phone supports 5G and as such downloads, uploads, and streaming can be carried out at 5G speeds, provided there is 5G reception in the area.