Redmi K30 5G The Affordable 5G From Xiaomi- A brief Overview 10

Redmi K30 5G The Affordable 5G From Xiaomi- A brief Overview

So Very Recently Xiaomi Launched the Redmi K30, It came in two versions, the 5G Model and the Non-5G Model
In this post, I will give a brief overview of the Specifications of the Redmi K30 5G and the Standard Redmi K30
Note: This post is not a full Review

Redmi K30 and K30 5G Specification Table

There is a considerable difference in the specification of the K30 and K30 5G
So first let’s start with the comparison

SpecificationsRedmi K30Redmi K30 5G
DisplayIPS LCD Display, 6.67 inches, With Almost 85% screen-to-body ratio
1080 x 2400 pixels Resolution, 20:9 aspect ratio with 395 PPI density
Corning Gorilla Glass 5 Protection, HDR10 Support, and a 120Hz
Refresh Rate Display
IPS LCD Display, 6.67 inches, With Almost 85% screen-to-body ratio
1080 x 2400 pixels Resolution, 20:9 aspect ratio with 395 PPI density
Corning Gorilla Glass 5 Protection, HDR10 Support, and a 120Hz
Refresh Rate Display
CPUQualcomm Snapdragon 730G,
2×2.2 GHz Kryo 470 Gold Performance Cores & 6×1.8 GHz Kryo 470 Silver efficiency Cores, 8nm LPP Process
Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G
1×2.4 GHz Kryo 475 Prime & 1×2.2 GHz Kryo 475 Gold performance Cores & 6×1.8 GHz Kryo 475 Silver efficiency cores, 7nm EUV Process
GPUAdreno 618 GPU Adreno 620 GPU
Memory64GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM
UFS2.1(There are chances of the 128/256 GB Variant being UFS 3.0)
64GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM
UFS2.1(There are chances of the 128/256 GB Variant being UFS 3.0)
AIQualcomm Hexagon 688
4th generation AI Engine
Qualcomm Hexagon 696
5th generation AI Engine
Camera/
Sensors/ISP
64 MP f/1.7 (Wide lens)
8 MP f/2.2 (Ultra Wide lens)
2 MP f/2.4 (Macro Lens )
2 MP f/2.4 (Depth Sensor)
| SONY IMX686 sensor
| Qualcomm Spectra 350 ISP
64 MP f/1.7 (Main)
8 MP f/2.2 (Ultra Wide)
5 MP f/2.4 (Macro Lens)
2 MP f/2.4 (Depth Sensor)
| SONY IMX686 sensor
| Qualcomm Spectra 355 ISP
Selfies Camera20 MP, f/2.2(wide lens)
2 MP, f/2.4(depth sensor) (Punch Hole Display)
20 MP, f/2.2(wide lens)
2 MP, f/2.4(depth sensor) (Punch Hole
Display)
Battery4500 mAh battery
27 W charge support
4500 mAh battery
30 W charge support
ConnectivityWi-Fi: Wi-Fi 6; 2.4/5GHz
Bluetooth: Version 5.0
NFC Supported
Wi-Fi: Wi-Fi 6; 2.4/5GHz
Bluetooth: Version 5.0
NFC supported
ModemSnapdragon X15 LTE modem
Download: up to 800Mbps (4G LTE)
Upload: up to 150Mbps (4G LTE)
Snapdragon X52 4G LTE and 5G multimode modem
Download: up to 3.7Gbps (5G), 1.2Gbps (4G LTE)
Upload: up to 1.6Gbps (5G), 210Mbps (4G LTE)
Suports both mmwave and sub-6GHz
PriceAround 16000 INRAround 20000 INR

Specification Details
: https://www.qualcomm.com/products/snapdragon-765-5g-mobile-platform

Design

Design-wise Both the Redmi K30 and K30 5G are almost the same, having a Glass body with Gorilla Glass 5 Protection on back and front, having a gradient finish, with the power button and the fingerprint sensor on one side and volume rockers on the other side.

The Quad Camera setup on the Back with a Circle-like design like the One plus 7T, but the cameras are placed in a rectangular box inside the circle, A punch Hole display on the front supporting a dual selfie camera

The only difference between the Redmi K30 and K30 5G is the Text written below the Circle-like Design on the back
5G is written on the K30 5G while nothing is written on the K30

CPU/GPU Performance

So let’s start with the Biggest Difference the Soc, the Redmi K30 is using the Snapdragon 730G, which is better than the Snapdragon 730 used in the Redmi K20 but only by a small margin, but the performance difference can be seen easily,
while The K30 5G is using the new Snapdragon 765G which is much faster than both the 730 and 730G
Here is a performance benchmark for better understanding

Redmi K30 5G The Affordable 5G From Xiaomi- A brief Overview 13

Even in terms of GPU Performance, the K30 has Adreno 618 GPU, while the K30 5G has Adreno 620 GPU, and Qualcomm claims that the 620 is 20% better than the 618

You can read about the Snapdragon 765G here

Camera/Optics

The Camera’s are almost same with just a difference of the Macro lens, while the Camera sensors used are also same the Sony IMX686, but the ISP used is different in both, Qualcomm Spectra 355 in K30 5G and Spectre350 K30 in, so there should be the difference in the Camera quality of the both the Smartphone, with the K30 5G as a better one

Battery

Both the smartphones have the same battery capacity, A huge 4500 mAh Li-Po battery, but the difference lies in the charging speed the Redmi K30 supports a 27 W charger (100% in 69 min),
while the K30 5G supports a 30 W charger (100% in 58 min), giving K30 5G almost 11 mins ahead in 0 to 100% charge

Internet Options

Next Huge Difference is gonna be in the Download/Upload speed, while there is no option of 5G in India and in future also the chances are less, the X52 Modem used in the Snapdragon 765G gives it an edge over the X15 Used in the Snapdragon 730G
As Download/ Upload : Up to 800Mbps /150Mbps (4G LTE) on Snapdragon 730G and
Download/ Upload: Up to1.2Gbps / 210Mbps (4G LTE) on Snapdragon 765G

Conclusion

For an Extra 4000 INR, you are getting, Better CPU/GPU performance, better Camera Performance, Better Battery, Better Download/Upload Speeds and a more powerful AI Processor.
Seriously what was Xiaomi Thinking, They just Killed Their Own Product.

If you are strictly Bounded by the budget then only Redmi K30 Seems a good option, if not then Redmi K30 5G is a much better option, and as far as the Specs goes it is one the best options in its price range and also the Cheapest 5G phone as of now

The Redmi K30 and K30 5G both are going to fun to review and compare will try to give The Reviews and comparison As Soon As Possible.

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