Completing all speculation and insider leaksXiaomi held a large online presentation of the new flagship smartphones of the Redmi sub-brand: K30 Pro and K30 Pro Zoom, offered in the middle price category. The technical specifications and design of both new products are almost identical, except for the presence of a telephoto lens in the K30 Pro Zoom.
The new budget flagship is an updatethe lineup launched last year by the Redmi K20 Pro model (Mi 9T Pro). Also, the design of the new smartphones differs significantly from the Redmi K30 and K30 5G models presented in December 2019. First of all, the updated round shape of the block of four cameras located at the top of the rear panel is striking. Meanwhile, on the screen of smartphones there are no cutouts or openings for the front camera, which is hidden in the pull-out module in the upper face of the devices.
The main difference between the two presented modelslies in the configuration of the cameras. Moreover, the main camera received the same sensor for both smartphones with a resolution of 64MP Sony IMX686 (F / 1.75) with an optical stabilization system. The specifications of the remaining cameras vary. The Redmi K30 Pro Zoom model includes: a telephoto module (50 mm) with a resolution of 8 megapixels, equipped with optical stabilization with a triple optical or 30 times digital zoom, an ultra-wide 13 megapixel sensor with a viewing angle of 123 degrees and a 2 megapixel sensor for assessing scene depth. In the Redmi K30 Pro model, instead of a telephoto module, a 5 megapixel sensor for macro photography is installed. Both smartphones support 8K video recording.
The hardware of both flagships runs onQualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor, manufactured using 7-nm technology and received an X55 modem that supports communication in 5G networks. Smartphones are provided with a new highly efficient cooling system with an evaporation chamber, nine temperature sensors and a layered layout of parts.
AMOLED screen (FHD +) received a diagonal of 6.67inches and an aspect ratio of 20 to 1. Installing the front camera in a retractable module allows you to reduce the thickness of the frames by minimizing them to values: top - 1.97 mm, side - 1.75 mm and bottom - 3.45 mm.
The front camera (F / 2.0) received a sensor at 20Mp, and the retractable module is guaranteed to withstand 300 thousand cycles of opening and closing. The useful area of the frontal part is 92.7%. Security is provided by a fingerprint sensor located under the screen.
K30 Pro and K30 Pro Zoom screen refresh ratesis traditional 60 Hz, while Redmi K30 already has support for updating with a frequency of 120 Hz. Meanwhile, the response frequency of the touch screen is 180 Hz. Maximum brightness - 800 cd / m2, implemented DC Dimming and support for HDR10 +. There is also a TÜV Rheinland certificate.
Front and rear panels of the new flagshipsmade of Gorilla Glass 5. The frame is made of aluminum. The smartphone received certification of protection class against dust and moisture corresponding to IP53. The K30 Pro model has overall dimensions of 163.3 × 75.4 × 8.9 mm and a mass of 218 grams.
Autonomous operation of the smartphone is provided4700 mAh battery. Support for 33 W fast charging technology allows you to charge your device in 63 minutes. The smartphone has USB-C connectors and a standard 3.5 mm headphone jack. Wireless modules Bluetooth 5.1, Wi-Fi 6, support for technology Super Bluetooth (communication up to 400 meters) and Multilink. There is also a traditional IR sensor, there is an NFC and GPS module, GLONASS.
The Redmi K30 Pro runs under the MIUI 11 shell based on Android 10, with support for Game Turbo 3.0 performance enhancement technology.
Traditionally, the company was surprised by the prices of smartphones. The cost of new models is slightly less than the insiders claimed. Depending on the modifications, which provide several options for the amount of RAM LPDDR5X and built-in UFS 3.1 memory, smartphones are priced from $ 425 for the Redmi K30 Pro with 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal memory, up to $ 565 for the Redmi K30 Pro Zoom with 8 GB of RAM and 256 GB of internal memory.
The novelty will enter the market in four colorsolutions: gray, purple, white and blue. Now China has already begun accepting a pre-order for the Redmi K30 Pro, but the sale starts on April 4. When and in what configuration the global version of the smartphone will be released is not yet announced.