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
|Body||163.3 x 75.4 x 9.1 mm213 gm|
|Display||6.67-inches AMOLED panel120Hz Refresh Rate 240Hz Touch Sampling Rate Corning Gorilla Glass 5 HDR10+1200 nits peak brightness|
|Resolution:||FHD+ (1080 x 2400 pixels)20:9 ratio (~395 PPI distraction-free density)|
|Chipset:||MediaTek Dimensity 1000 (7nm)|
|CPU:||Octa-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|
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+.
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.
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.
There is a fancy 20MP pop-up front camera with a 3D sensing system that can quickly sense falling and retreats itself automatically.
The phone offers a battery in a 4500mAh with 33W fast charging. It took around 66mins to complete the full charge.
|Model||Price in China||Price in Nepal(~) Equivalent||Dollar pricing|
|Redmi K30 Ultra (6/128GB)||¥1,999||Rs. 34,555||$287|
|Redmi K30 Ultra (8/128GB)||¥2,199||Rs. 38,010||$316|
|Redmi K30 Ultra (8/256GB)||¥2,499||Rs. 43,200||$359|
|Redmi K30 Ultra (8/512GB)||¥2,699||Rs. 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.