Already a big family advice Redmi K30 is growing by a completely new member, whose parameters interest many middle-class users.
This is the Redmi K30i 5G model. This smartphone was recently introduced by Redmi and is a kind of weaker sibling of the basic Redmi K30 5G, which still has something to offer.
Very smooth display
The front of the 165,3 x 76,6 × 8,79 mm smartphone has become home to the relatively large 6,67 ″ Super LCD display, which in addition to Full HD + resolution (1080 x 2400 pixels) and HDR 10 also offers a high refresh rate frequency - up to 120 Hz.
Since the display panel with a 20: 9 aspect ratio is refreshed up to 120 times per second, the resulting effect will be very pleasantly smooth and smooth. There is also protection in the form of Corning Gorilla Glass 5th generation.
Performance is lacking
In terms of performance, the Redmi K30i 5G was equipped with a well-known processor from Qualcomm's workshop - Snapdragon 765G with support for 5G networks. This processor offers a great ratio of high performance and price, which is within the middle class.
There is only one memory configuration. The LPDDR4X RAM module is 6 GB in size and 128 GB of UFS 2.1 storage. Redmi thus saved time when choosing a memory variant, as there is no other configuration to choose from. The microSD card slot is not missing here.
More was saved on cameras
In terms of cameras, the Redmi K30i 5G smartphone was equipped with a lower class compared to the basic version of the K30 5G. The main sensor was replaced from the original 64 MPx Sony IMX686 with a standard 48 MPx sensor with an aperture of f / 1.8.
It has an 8 MPx wide-angle sensor with a viewing angle of 120 ° and an aperture of f / 2.2, 5 MPx macro with a minimum focusing distance of 2 cm and a 2 MPx sensor for background blur.
The front dual section contains the main 20 MPx sensor with an aperture of f / 2.2 and next to it there is again a 2 MPx sensor for calculating the depth of field.
A large battery will not disappoint
The latest smartphone from Redmi K30i 5G is powered by a 4500 mAh battery, which ensures multi-day life in normal use.
It also got support for 30 W fast charging, thanks to which you are able to charge your smartphone from 0 to 100% in less than an hour. This is a very useful element. Charging is via the USB Type-C connector.
From another connection, the Redmi K30i 5G smartphone offers WiFi 802.11 AC, GPS, Bluetooth 5.1 with support for the aptX HD codec, which offers minimal transmission response, NFC or the well-known Dual Band 5G connection.
Redmi didn't give up on rock fans at the 3,5 mm jack, which also got into this smartphone. Hi-Res Audio or IR blaster for controlling home appliances is not missing. The fingerprint sensor is located on the side of the smartphone.
The Redmi K30i 5G smartphone was only recently introduced for its home China. Its price was set at 1899 yuan, which after conversion is approximately 244 € / 266 USD. For comparison, the price of a standard Redmi K30 5G is 1999 yuan, ie 257 € / 280 USD.
The price of a smartphone is really low for its equipment, but we do not know the official availability in Europe. We will monitor global availability closely, so regularly monitor our website and do not forget to subscribe to the newsletter.