On May 11, the Redmi K30 5G Speed Edition was released. The 6GB + 128GB version is priced at 1999 yuan ($282). It will go on sale on May 14.
The biggest difference between the Redmi K30 5G Speed Edition and the K30 5G is that the former comes with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 768G mobile platform. The latter is Qualcomm’s latest mid-to-high-end 5G SoC.
Redmi product director Wang Teng introduced that the Qualcomm Snapdragon 768G has the following highlights:
- Integrated 5G baseband;
- The same CPU architecture as Snapdragon 855;
- The same AI hardware architecture as the Snapdragon 865.
Compared with the previous generation Snapdragon 730G, the Snapdragon 768G has a 30% increase in CPU performance. It consists of super large cores, large cores, and small cores. The main frequency of the large core CPU reaches 2.8GHz.
On the GPU side, the Snapdragon 768G integrates the Adreno 620. The latter improves graphics performance by 50%.
In addition, the Redmi K30 5G Speed Edition uses a dual-hole full-screen. Its refresh rate is 120Hz. There is also a front-facing 20MP main sensor and a 2MP depth of field lens. As for the rear camera, it consists of a 64MP main lens, an 8 MP super wide angle lens, a 2MP depth of field lens, and a 5MP macro sensor. The battery capacity is 4500mAh, and it supports 30W fast charge.
It is worth noting that the main camera of the Redmi K30 5G Speed Edition is the Sony IMX686. The sensor size is 1/1.7 inch outsole, it supports four-in-one pixel (1.6μm) as well as super night scenes.
More importantly, the Redmi K30 5G Speed Edition will be upgraded to the MIUI 12 system at the end of June. MIUI 12 has upgraded privacy protection. This is the first system that passed the TÜV Rheinland “Enhanced Privacy Protection Test for Android System”. It can also faithfully record application behaviors and present all sensitive behaviors to users.
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And MIUI 12 has also been optimized and improved in terms of multitasking. It supports a global free window, adapting to a variety of usage scenarios. When you send a message, you can gently slide down to expand into the small window mode and slide up to exit. It’s the world’s best mobile multi-tasking solution.
In terms of gaming, the Redmi K30 5G brings the 2.0 version of the game stutter optimization. Also, it supports the dynamic adjustment of the game frame rate. Specifically, it can intelligently predict actions and load screens, reduce screen freezes, maintain a certain refresh rate of game screen output, ensure smooth game screens, and improve visual effects.