28th October 2020, Kathmandu
Xiaomi never fails to surprise us with its flagship-level smartphones at budget pricing. The note series and the K series comes with superb hardware specifications for the price you pay; Redmi K30s is no different. After Redmi K30 4G, Redmi K30 5G, Redmi K30 Pro, Redmi K30 Zoom edition, Redmi K30 Ultra, and Redmi K30i, Xiaomi has brought in Redmi K30s under the K30 series.
Redmi K30s is the most affordable phone in China with the Snapdragon 865 chipset. This phone seems like a rebranded version of Mi Note 10T at a cheaper price tag.
Specifications of the Redmi K30s
Redmi K30s comes with a 6.67-inch IPS LCD screen with a typical brightness of 500 nits and gives up to 650 nits brightness at the peak. The phone features a whopping 144hz refresh rate. You also get Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection in both the front and back of the device.
The LCD panel support FHD+ resolution and features IPS instead of an AMOLED or Super AMOLED with an aspect ratio of 20:9.
Snapdragon 865 Chipset
Xiaomi fueled this K30s with a Snapdragon 865 SoC paired with 8GB LPDDR5 RAM. The Redmi K30s also features Adreno 650, which is undoubtedly one of the best GPU out there.
This 7nm+ chipset features an Octa-core processor with one Kryo 585 core clocked at 2.84 GHz, 3 Kryo 585 cores clocked at 2.42 GHz, and then four Kryo 585 cores clocked at 1.80 GHz. The phone features Android 10 OS with MIUI 12 skin on top. The internal storage UFS 3.1 comes in two configurations: 128GB and 256GB.
The Redmi K30s comes with a triple camera setup on the rear and a single camera up in the front with a punch-hole camera. The rear setup comes with a 64MP IMX 682 primary camera sensor with a 1.9 aperture. Then you also get a 120-degree ultra-wide camera of 13MP f/2.4 and then a macro sensor of 5MP f/2.4. Meanwhile, the rear camera can shoot videos up to 8k at 24/30fps, 4k at 30 and 60fps, then 1080p from 30fps to way up to 960fps. You get gyro- Electronic Image Stabilisation, which isn’t as better as Optical Image Stabilisation but still gets the job done.
The selfie camera features a one-camera setup with a 20 MP f/2.2 sensor, shooting wide-angle images. The front-facing camera can shoot 1080 at30fps and then 720p at 120fps.
Batter and Other Features
Moving on to the battery, Redmi K30s comes with a Lithium Pro 5000mAh, which would be enough to get you through the day. Besides, you also get a powerful, fast charge with a 33W adapter featuring Power Delivery 3.0 and Quick Charge 4+.
Although the phone lacks a 3.5mm headphone jack, it comes with Wi-Fi 6 enabled, Bluetooth 5.1, Dual-band GPS, IR Blaster, and NFC.
Display 6.67-inch IPS LCD(~85.2% screen-to-body ratio)
144Hz refresh rate
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Resolution 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio(~395 ppi density)
Rear Camera(Triple) – 64 MP, f/1.9, 26mm (wide), PDAF
– 13 MP, f/2.4, 120˚ (ultrawide)
– 5 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
Features – LED flash, HDR, panorama
Video– [email protected]/30fps, [email protected]/60fps, [email protected]/60/120/240/960fps; gyro-EIS
Front Camera 20 MP, f/2.2, (wide)
Video– [email protected], [email protected]
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 (7 nm+)
CPU Octa-core (1×2.84 GHz Kryo 585 &3×2.42 GHz Kryo 585 &4×1.80 GHz Kryo 585)
GPU Adreno 650
RAM 8GB LPDDR5
Storage 128/256GB (UFS 3.1)
OS Android 10, MIUI 12
Sensors Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Battery Non-removable Li-Po 5000mAh battery
Fast charging 33W
Power Delivery 3.0
Quick Charge 4+
Connectivity Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6,
Bluetooth 5.1, A2DP, LE,
Dual-band GPS, IR Blaster, NFC
Price and Launch Date of Redmi K30s in Nepal
The availability of Redmi K30s in Nepal is yet to be announced, but the phone was announced on October 27. Meanwhile, unknown about the launch date worldwide, it is expected to be launched in China on November 11.
Xiaomi will launch the phone in two colors, namely Interstellar Black and Moonlight Silver. The phone’s starting price is expected to be RMB 2,599 and RMB 2,799, converting to and Rs.45,816 and Rs. 49,342 respectively.
Model Price In China Price In Nepal (Converted)
Redmi K30s (8+128GB) 2,599 yuan Rs.45,816
Redmi K30s (8+256GB) 2,799 yuan Rs. 49,342
You can also check the prices of other Xiaomi phones in Nepal here.