Xiaomi Redmi K30 Pro, phone with a motorized camera!
We love phones without the punch holes or notches; it makes the screen real estate more useful. OnePlus launched their phones with motorized cameras, which was launched back in May 2019, and the display was amazing, and we want OEM’s to follow this trend with their smartphones
Talking in terms of the Xiaomi Redmi K30 Pro, it has this motorized camera, which gives you the entire display to play with and for media consumption. One thing we didn’t like is that it comes with the 60Hz display, and Xiaomi should have put the 90Hz display on this phone.
Xiaomi Redmi K30 Pro Specifications.
- Display – Super AMOLED 6.67 inches 1080 x 2400 pixels 395 PPI HDR10+
- OS – Android 10, MIUI 11
- Chipset – Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
- Memory – 128GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM, 128GB 12GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM
- Main Camera – 64 MP, f/1.9, (wide) | 5 MP, f/2.2, (telephoto macro) | 13 MP, f/2.4 123˚ (ultrawide) | 2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
- Selfie Camera – Motorized pop-up 20 MP, (wide)
- Battery – 4700 mAh Fast charging 30W, 100% in 63 min.
The phone feels flagship in terms of build quality and design, the metal frame around the sides and rounded edges. On the left side of the phone, there are no buttons, and on the right side, it comes with the power button and volume rocker. The Redmi K30 Pro supports the in-display fingerprint scanner, and it is quick but not the fastest compared to the other top of the line smartphones. On the bottom of the phone, there is USB type C port, loudspeaker grill, microphone, and Sim tray. The sim tray can support two Nano-sim, and there is no support for micro SD expansion.
There is an earpiece and pop-up camera on the top of the phone, and surprisingly, the pop-up camera houses the LED, and the LED gets light up whenever the camera pops up. There is a headphone jack and secondary mic with an IR blaster on the top section of the device.
Redmi K30 Pro comes with a 6.67-inch Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 1080×2400 pixels and with 395 PPI. The display supports the 60Hz refresh rate, and it comes with the in-display fingerprint scanner. The display comes with the HDR10+ supports. The screen is covered with the Corning Gorilla Glass 5. The display supports the 1000 nits of brightness, which is excellent for outdoor use. The display can output sharp colors and deep blacks.
The Xiaomi Redmi K30 Pro comes with MIUI 11 based on Android 10 OS.
The phone also provides the headphone jack, which is important for gaming as it provides low latency.
The phone supports the quad-camera on its back. The 64 MP, f/1.9 Sony IMX 686 wide-angle as the primary sensor, and it does have OIS. 5 MP, f/2.2 telephoto macro, 13 MP, f/2.4 ultrawide, 2 MP, f/2.4 depth. The selfie camera comes with the Motorized pop-up 20 MP lens, and it takes 1.5 seconds. The selfie camera has LED light, and you can customize those in the camera settings. The motorized camera makes the face unlock a little bit slower. The 64MP mode doesn’t use any pixel binning, and it can shoot 8K videos; actually, it is 6K upscaled just like Xiaomi Mi 10. The selfie camera does not have any EIS.
The camera can take great photos, really crisp and sharp images.
The Redmi K30 Pro comes with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 with three different options 128GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM. The storage comes with the UFS 3.0 support.
The battery here is 4700 mAh with Quick Charge 4+, and the charge time for this battery is 1 hour and 5 minutes 33W. The battery can last up to 15 hrs, and it is excellent for all-day usage. The display with the 60Hz refresh rate is useful for the all-day battery.
For the connectivity, the Redmi K30 Pro includes 5G, 4G LTE, Bluetooth v5.1, A-GPS, NFC, and a USB Type-C port.
The Xiaomi Redmi K30 Pro might get a price tag of ₹ 32000. Xiaomi Redmi K30 Pro is expected to launch on June 11, 2020.
The motorized Pop-up camera is a great way to click selfies, which allows us to use the entire display. The display looks great without those punch hole cutout/notches. The display is sharp and provides punchy colors, and it has 1000 nits of brightness, which is excellent for outdoor usage.
The snapdragon 865 performs very well, and it feels snappier while switching between apps and in gaming. We wanted to see at least 90Hz refresh rate display, and it would have helped in the gaming. The camera performance is good, and here as well, we wanted EIS for the selfie camera.