Xiaomi Redmi K30 Ultra:  Return to the Role of Flagship Killer?

Xiaomi Redmi K30 Ultra: Return to the Role of Flagship Killer?

Well now, they fix it on the Redmi K30 Ultra with a 120Hz refresh-rate display following k30 pro. Is it a kind of balance between pricing and performance? Or over the whole user experience, it’s just a regressive model with a better price compared to MediaTek’s Latest Dimensity 1000+ Chipset.

Xiaomi launched the Redmi K30 Ultra a few days ago alongside the Mi 10 Ultra on its 10th anniversary. This phone falls into the mid-tier category and joins the existing lineup of devices in the K30 lineup.

 Well, we can see  K30 ultra is the worthy successor for Redmi k20. This phone proves to be the biggest hit in 2020 as it sells  100,000 units in one minute.

Redmi K30 ultra Quick Overview

The Redmi K30 Ultra features a metal and glass body with a  trending quad-camera setup on the rear and a pop-up selfie camera module. 

There’s a stunning border less full-screen viewing experience on the Redmi K30 Ultra for an ultimate experience. there are some new elements in here as well, including the 5G-enabled MediaTek Dimensity 1000+ chipset.

You will be missing a notch on the display as it comes with a pop-up 20-megapixel camera, which means it has about 92.7% coverage of the front.


Redmi K30 ultra vs Redmi K30 pro 

However, to keep the price to acceptable levels, the Redmi K30 Ultra comes with the MediaTek Dimensity 1000+ instead of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865. 

So when you get a high refresh rate display, you have to settle for an MTK chip. But is a kind of balance between performance and pricing? Or, is the Ultra a less powerful model with a better price as compared to the K30 Pro?

Redmi  K30 ultra key specs

Body163.3 x 75.4 x 9.1 mm213 gm
Display6.67-inches AMOLED panel120Hz Refresh Rate 240Hz Touch Sampling Rate Corning Gorilla Glass 5 HDR10+1200 nits peak brightness
ResolutionFHD+ (1080 x 2400 pixels)20:9 ratio (~395 PPI distraction-free density)
Chipset:MediaTek Dimensity 1000 (7nm)
CPUOcta-core (4×2.6 GHz Cortex A77 & 4×2.0 GHz Cortex A55)
GPU:Mali G77 (9 cores)
Storage:128/256/512GB UFS 2.1
Software & UI:MIUI 12 on top of Android 10
Rear Camera:Quad-camera;
64MP primary shooter (f/1.9)
13MP ultra-wide lens (f/2.4)
5MP, macro lens (f/2.2)
2MP depth sensor (f/2.4)
Front Camera:20MP lens; Pop-up
Security:In-display Fingerprint Scanner (optical)
Audio:No headphone jackDual Stereo speakers Hi-Res Audio Triple microphones
Connectivity:WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (Dual-band) Bluetooth 5.1Infrared portUSB Type-C  
Battery:Other features  4500mAh with 33W fast charging; QC4+ / PDIn-Display Finger Print Sensor Accelerometer Proximity CompassIR Sensor
Colour available Moonlight White, Midnight Black, Mint Green

Redmi K30 ultra full overview


Besides the 120Hz refresh rate, there is almost nothing different from the K30 Pro’s display.  The popping selfie camera makes display distraction free. It also supports HDR10+. 

Redmi k30

It is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. Partial peak brightness offers 1200nit.


 Although MTK Dimensity 1000 Plus, it’s not as powerful as the Snapdragon 865, the 1000 Plus is still an excellent option for gaming.

redmi k30 chipset

This Chipset is based on ARM Cortex A77 ( 2.6GHz CPU) and pegged with Mali-G77 GPU


On the camera department, we have a 64MP 1/1.7″ main sensor, 13MP 119° ultra-wide camera, 5MP macro lens, and a 2MP depth sensor. The main  64MP camera sports a Sony IMX682 sensor.

Redmi K30 camera

There is a fancy 20MP pop-up front camera with a 3D sensing system that can quickly sense falling and retreats itself automatically.

Redme k30 ultra front camera

 It supports Dual-LED dual-tone flash, HDR, panorama. And the rear camera can record video at [email protected] meanwhile the front camera can offer [email protected]


The phone offers a  battery in a 4500mAh with 33W fast charging. It took around 66mins to complete the full charge. 


ModelPrice in ChinaPrice in Nepal(~) EquivalentDollar pricing
Redmi K30 Ultra (6/128GB)¥1,999Rs. 34,555$287
Redmi K30 Ultra (8/128GB)¥2,199Rs. 38,010$316
Redmi K30 Ultra (8/256GB)¥2,499Rs. 43,200$359
Redmi K30 Ultra (8/512GB)¥2,699Rs. 46,655$399

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Redmi K30 ultra Verdict

 As compared to K30 pro, there is much significant difference  like 120Hz display, the new chipset, and better camera performance

However, we still feel that the company can provide the fullest to its potential in the various department to provide a better user experience.

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