Redmi K30 Pro and Zoom Edition Launched : Flagship Killer of 2020

Redmi K30 Pro Price in Nepal

Xiaomi’s sub-brand Redmi has launched it’s new flagship killer smartphone Redmi K30 Pro which offers top hardware spec at affordable price range. In addition to promising to be the most affordable flagship device on the market, the handset has outstanding photographic capability. The company has also launched a slightly enhanced Redmi K30 Pro Zoom Edition with 3X optical zoom.

This is the successor to the Redmi K20 Pro (Mi 9T Pro in Europe), which was a real success for Redmi brand. Once again, Xiaomi is betting on a pop-up camera, offering a full screen experience without any notch or hole.

The highlights of the device include, top of the line Snapdragon 865 chipset, AMOLED full screen display, pop-up camera, 64 MP quad camera setup, 4700 mah battery, in-display fingerprint reader, support for 5G network and IP53 certification.

Redmi K30 Pro and Zoom Edition

Redmi K30 Pro Specifications

  • 6.67 inch AMOLED display with Full HD + resolution
  • 60Hz refresh rate , HDR10 +
  • Dual Mode 5G support(SA/NSA)
  • 20MP pop-up camera
  • 64MP + 13MP rear cameras (wide angle + 2MP (macro) + 5MP (telephoto)
  • 30x hybrid zoom in ‘Zoom Edition’ version
  • Video recording up to 8K
  • 6GB / 8GB LPDDR4x / LPDDR5 high-speed memory
  • 128GB / 256GB UFS 3.0 / UFS 3.1 high-speed flash
  • 4700mAh battery, 33W fast charging
  • NFC, IR Blaster
  • 3.5mm jack input
  • Wi-Fi 6, Wi-Fi 5, Wi-Fi 4 and 802.11a/b/g
  • IP53 certification
  • Android 10 with the MIUI 11

AMOLED Display HDR10+

The Redmi K30 Pro features a large 6.67-inch full-HD+ (1080 x 2400) HDR10+ AMOLED display with 1,200 nits of peak brightness and 5,000,000:1 contrast ratio.

Snapdragon 865

The two phones(both Pro and Zoom Edition) are powered by the octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SoC paired with up to 8GB of LPDDR5 RAM. However, the 6GB + 128GB variant of the Redmi K30 Pro has LPDDR4X RAM and UFS 3.0 storage.

In the imaging department, the Redmi K30 Pro’s quad rear camera setup is equipped by the 64-megapixel Sony IMX686 sensor backed by OIS (Optical Image Stabilization).

Rear Camera specs

It is assisted by a 5-megapixel macro camera, a 13-megapixel wide-angle snapper that offers a 123-degree field of view, and a 2-megapixel depth sensor.

Pop-up Camera

Selfies are handled by a 20-megapixel motorized pop-up front camera on both the phones.

LPDDR5

There is up to 256GB of UFS 3.1 storage on both the new phones from Xiaomi’s sub-brand, but it is non-expandable.

Battery spec

Redmi K30 Pro and Redmi K30 Pro Zoom Edition come equipped with a 4,700mAh battery with support for 33W fast charging. Connectivity is handled by dual-mode 5G (NSA+SA), Wi-Fi 6, NFC, USB Type-C port, NFC, and a 3.5mm headphone jack.

Both devices measure at 163.3 mm X 75.4 mm X 8.9 mm and weighs 218g.

Color options

Both the Redmi K30 Pro and the Redmi K30 Pro Zoom Edition come in Moonlight White, Sky Blue, Star Ring Purple, and Space Gray colour options, and will go on sale starting March 27 in China. However, there is no word on international availability as of now.

Redmi K30 Pro Zoom Edition

The Redmi K30 Pro Zoom Edition differs slightly from the regular Redmi K30 Pro.

Camera

Like the K30 Pro the Zoom edition also has a 64-megapixel main camera, a 2 megapixel depth sensor, and a 13-megapixel wide-angle shooter. But instead of a macro camera found in K30 Pro the Zoom edition comes with a  8 megapixel telephoto lens that offers 3X optical zoom and 30X digital zoom with optical image stabilization.

The device is also offered in two options of 8GB LPDDR5 RAM and 128GB / 256GB UFS 3.1 of internal storage.

Difference : Redmi K30 Pro and K30 Pro Zoom

REDMI K30 PRO REDMI K30 PRO ZOOM
SCREEN 6.67-inch AMOLED
Ratio 19.5: 9
FullHD + at 2,340 x 1,080
Contrast 5,000,000: 1
Brightness 1,200 nits
6.67-inch AMOLED
Ratio 19.5: 9
FullHD + at 2,340 x 1,080
Contrast 5,000,000: 1
Brightness 1,200 nits
PROCESSOR Snapdragon 865 at 2.84GHz
Adreno 650 GPU
Snapdragon 865 at 2.84GHz
Adreno 650 GPU
RAM/ Storage
VERSIONS
LPDDR4 / UFS 3.0
6GB / 128GB
8GB / 128GB
8GB / 256GB
LPDDR5 / UFS 3.1
8GB / 128GB
8GB / 256GB
REAR CAMERA 64 MP f / 1.89 IMX686 OIS
13 MP f / 2.2 UGA 123º
5 MP 3X zoom and macro
2 MP f / 2.4 bokeh
Video 8K @ 30fps / FHD @ 960fps
64 MP f / 1.89 IMX686 OIS
13 MP f / 2.2 UGA 123º
8 MP Telephoto 3X zoom and OIS
2 MP f / 2.4 bokeh
Video 8K @ 30fps / FHD @ 960fps
FRONTAL CAMERA 20 megapixels
Pop-up system
Video at 120fps
20 megapixels
Pop-up system
Video at 120fps
SOFTWARE Android 10
MIUI 11
Android 10
MIUI 11
DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT 163.3 mm X 75.4 mm X 8.9 mm  218g 163.3 mm X 75.4 mm X 8.9 mm  218g
BATTERY 4,700 mAh
33W fast charge
4,700 mAh
33W fast charge
CONNECTIVITY AND SOUND 5G SA / NSA
WiFi 6
Bluetooth 5.0
Dual GPS
NFC
USB Type C
Infrared
3.5mm Jack
5G SA / NSA
WiFi 6
Bluetooth 5.0
Dual GPS
NFC
USB Type C
Infrared
3.5mm Jack
OTHERS On-screen fingerprint reader On-screen fingerprint reader

Redmi K30 Pro Price in Nepal

The Redmi K30 Pro series is expected to launch in Nepali market by the end of May. The device has been recently launched in Chinese market and the prices equivalent to nepali rupee is reflected below. Note that, the following prices will attract import taxes and additional charges when it will be launched in Nepali market.

  • Redmi K30 Pro – 6 GB RAM and 128 GB storage – CNY 2,999 – NRs 51,750
  • Redmi K30 Pro – 8 GB RAM and 128 GB storage – CNY 3,399 – NRs 58,660
  • Redmi K30 Pro – 8 GB RAM and 256 GB storage – CNY 3,699 – NRs 63,850
  • Redmi K30 Pro Zoom Edition – 8 GB RAM and 128 GB storage –CNY 3,799 – NRs 65,560
  • Redmi K30 Pro Zoom Edition – 8 GB RAM and 256 GB storage – CNY 3,999 – NRs 69,000
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