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Xiaomi Redmi K30S

Xiaomi Redmi K30S
$499
Brand: Xiaomi
Category: Phones
  • Display 6.67-inch 1080 x 2400 pixels Full-HD+ screen
  • Camera 64 MP + 13 MP + 5 MP Main / 20 MP front
  • Memory 8GB RAM with 128/256GB ROM
  • Platform Snapdragon 865 / Android 10

Our Rating

The rating is based on the opinions of users and reliable reviewers.

9.7
  • Design, Built Quality 7 / 10
  • Display Quality 9 / 10
  • Camera Quality 10 / 10
  • Audio & Multimedia 7 / 10
  • OS and Usability 9 / 10
  • Battery Performance 10 / 10

Xiaomi Redmi K30S Highlights and Overview

Xiaomi Redmi K30S is the higher version of the Redmi K30 announced back in December of 2019. Aside the better display on the new comer, you are also getting a more power Snapdragon 865 CPU over the 730G CPU used in the older variant. Talking about display, the new Redmi K30S comes in a 6.67-inches display with a Dot-notch and 1080 x 2400 pixels resolution. The display panel is IPS, and it offers higher 144Hz refresh rate, with up to 650 brightness nits.

Design wise, the Redmi K30S borrows both looks and features from the Xiaomi Mi 10T announced earlier, as a result, you are getting a 64-megpixel main lens with PDAF and F/1.9 aperture, along with 13-megapixel ultra-wide snapper and a 5-megapixel macro in triple rear camera setup.

The front camera is a 20-megapixel lens, which can record videos in 1080p@30fps and 720p@120fps. On the processing wing, the device is based on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 865 CPU, an octa-core 7nm+ Chipset clocked at 2.84GHz, along with Adreno 650 GPU 8GB RAM and 128/256GB non-expandable internal storage.

The device has a side-mounted biometric scanner, and comes with a 5000mAh battery on the inside, with 33W fast charging and Quick Charge 4+. The phone itself is available in Cosmic Black and Lunar Silver colors, and run on MIUI 12 with Android 10 out of the box. The full specs of Xiaomi’s Redmi K30S is contained in the table below.

Xiaomi Redmi K30S Full Specifications and Features

NETWORK

Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE / 5G
2G Network Bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network Bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Network Bands LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 17(700), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
5G Network Bands 5G band 1(2100), 3(1800), 41(2500), 78(3500), 79(4700); SA/NSA
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A, 5G (2+ Gbps DL)

LAUNCH

Also Known As -
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BODY

Dimensions 165.1 x 76.4 x 9.3 mm
Weight 216 grams
Build Glass front (Gorilla Glass 5)
- Glass back (Gorilla Glass 5)
- Aluminum frame
SIM Type Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

DISPLAY

Display Type IPS LCD, 144Hz, HDR10+, 500 nits (typ), 650 nits (peak)
Size 6.67 inches, 107.4 cm2 (~85.2% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~395 ppi density)

PLATFORM

Operating System Android 10.0; MIUI 12
Chipset Qualcomm SM8250 Snapdragon 865 (7 nm+)
CPU Octa-core (1x2.84 GHz Kryo 585 & 3x2.42 GHz Kryo 585 & 4x1.80 GHz Kryo 585)
GPU Qualcomm Adreno 650

MEMORY

RAM + ROM 8 GB
Card Slot No

MAIN CAMERA

Camera Type Triple Lenses
Camera Sensor(s) 64 MP + 13 MP + 5 MP Main camera
Camera Features Autofocus
Face detection
F/2.0 aperture
LED Flash
Panorama
HDR
+ 13 MP, f/2.4, 123˚ (ultrawide), 1.12µm
+ 5 MP, f/2.4, (macro), AF
Video Resolution 8K@30fps, 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120/240/960fps; gyro-EIS

SELFIE CAMERA

Camera Type Single Lens
Camera Sensor(s) 20-megapixel punch hole camera
Camera Features F/2.0 aperture
FaceID
Face beautification
HDR
Video Resolution 1080p@30fps, 720p@120fps

SOUND

Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers
Speaker Location Placed at the basement and top
Audio Jack Type No

CONNECTIVITY

Bluetooth 5.1, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
NFC
GPS Yes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS, NavIC
FM Radio No

BATTERY

Battery Capacity Non-removable Li-Po 5000 mAh battery
Talk Time Talk Time is the longest time that a single battery charge will last when you are constantly talking on the phone under perfect conditions, Ambient temperature and highly dependent on the cellular network environment such as the distance to the closest cell network tower. Up to 32 hours
Stand-by Up to 690 hours

OTHER FEATURES

Sensors Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
Box Contents Charging Brick / USB cable

Xiaomi Redmi K30S User Reviews and Opinions

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We CANNOT guarantee 100% accuracy for the specification table above.