Redmi K30 Will Feature World’s Best Camera Sensor, Sony IMX686 64MP Lens

A new teaser is out revealing that the upcoming Redmi K30 will come with the world’s highest resolution sensor, the just-unveiled Sony IMX686 camera sensor. Successor to the super successful 48MP Sony IMX586, the new Sony IMX686 has been helmed as the best camera sensor in the world.

Redmi K30 Will Feature World’s Best Camera Sensor, Sony IMX686 60MP Lens

Redmi K30 will supposedly launch with the world’s highest resolution Sony IMX686 60MP sensor.

Redmi K30 will also be the first mid-range smartphone to come with a 120Hz display onboard as well. In India, the 4G variant of Redmi K30 will launch without 5G. All the other features will remain standard for Xiaomi Redmi K30 Indian variant running on Snapdragon 730G.


Redmi K30 With World’s Best Camera: Redmi K30 Sony IMX686, Redmi K30 60MP Sensor

Xiaomi has teased that Redmi K30 will feature the world’s first high-resolution image sensor, the Sony IMX686 60MP sensor. Redmi K30 is set to launch on December 10 in China, and the India launch is expected within a few weeks.

Previously Redmi K30 was rumoured to feature the 64MP camera inside a quad camera setup as Redmi Note 8 Pro.  

Xiaomi also recently unveiled the world’s first 108-megapixel smartphones, the Mi Note 10 and Note 10 Pro.

Now, there’s another feat Xiaomi will be completing with Redmi K30, the world’s first-ever high resolution sensor. Redmi K30 will feature the all new 60-megapixel Sony IMX686 image sensor as the primary lens.

First Smartphone With Sony IMX686 60MP Sensor: The Best Mid-Range Camera Smartphone?

Redmi K30 is going to be the first smartphone in the world to come with the Sony 60MP IMX686 camera sensor. Sony’s IMX686 60MP sensor will succeed the current IMX586 48MP sensor, the most demanded camera sensor of 2019.

Sony also released a video showcasing the capabilities of its new IMX686 60MP sensor inside a prototype smartphone.

Redmi K30 with Sony IMX686 60MP sensor can bring in some great results given Xioami’s post image processing capabilities. 

As the predecessor, the Sony IMX686 60MP sensor will again use a similar Quad-Bayer array technology to produce actual 15MP images. The initial results are awesome, and it will definitely help K30 deliver some top level photography.

Redmi K30 Full Specs, Redmi K30 Spec Sheet

The Redmi K30 4G variant will come to India and not the 5G model. Redmi K30 will have a number of upgrades over the current Redmi K20 with new features and functions.

Redmi K30 Design & Build

The smartphone will come with a glass sandwich build with the front and back protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5. The smartphone will feature a complete glass body as the predecessor, while the gradient tones may see a change.

Unlike Redmi K20, the Redmi K30 will feature a punch-hole display and not a pop-up sensor.

Also, the Redmi K30 will come with a side-mounted fingerprint sensor instead of a in-display fingerprint sensor.

Redmi K30 120Hz Display

Redmi K30 is feature a 120Hz display offering the same refresh rate. K30 will sport a 6.6-inch Full HD+ IPS LCD display with a punch-hole cutout on the top shaped like a pill. The display will pack in two selfie sensors featuring dual selfie cameras. 

Redmi K20 came with an AMOLED display, and K30 will feature an LCD display, just with added 120Hz refresh rate

Redmi K30 Hardware & Storage

Under the hood, Redmi K30 will run on a slightly improved Qualcomm processor, the Snapdragon 730G. It has some added gaming enhancements over Snapdragon 730. It’s currently the fastest midrange chipset available.

Redmi K30 base model will start with 6GB of RAM and 64GB storage, with another model with 8GB RAM and 128GB storage.

Redmi K30 Cameras, Redmi K30 60MP Sony IMX686

Coming to optics, the K30 will come with upgraded cameras over Redmi K20. Redmi K30 will feature a quad camera setup at the back featuring the 60-megapixel sensor as the primary shooter. The other three sensors will include an 8-megapixel telephoto camera, 13-megapixel ultra-wide camera and a 2-megapixel depth camera.

Up front, Redmi K30 will feature a dual camera system. It will include a 20-megapixel primary sensor and a 2-megapixel depth camera.

Redmi K30 Battery, Redmi K30 Fast Charging Support

Redmi K30 will be backed by a huge 4,500mAh battery. The predecessor housed a 4,000mAh unit, and it’s an upgrade over it. With Snapdragon 730G backing Redmi K30, the device will be able to deliver a hassle free experience and dependable backup.

Redmi K30 will support 27W fast-charging, with a 27W adapter expected in the box. 

Redmi K30 India Launch, Redmi K30 Launch In India

The 4G variant of Redmi K30 will come to India, and not the one with 5G support. Both the 5G models of Redmi K30 smartphones will remain exclusive to China. Redmi K30 and Redmi K30 Pro are also the first Redmi smartphones to come with 5G support.

Currently the Redmi K20 smartphones in India comes with standard 4G connectivity.

Xiaomi India haven’t yet revealed the Redmi K30 India launch date, but it’s expected by the end of 2019 or early 2020. Xiaomi will unveil Redmi K30 in China on December 10.

The company will be upgrading the current Redmi K20 series really quick to take on the growing competition. Realme will also soon be launching Realme X2, a direct Redmi K20 competitor. Redmi K30 hence will have some leverage with better features and specs. 

Redmi K30 India Price, Redmi K30 Price In India

After the recent price cut, Redmi K20 is currently the best smartphone you can buy in India under 20000. Xiaomi will unveil Redmi K30 in China on December 10, and the the Redmi K30 Indian variant is expected to be priced in India in the same price range.

Xiaomi India hasn’t yet revealed anything from their side by far, and we need to wait to have the official Redmi K30 India launch date.

Redmi K30 India price is expected in the sub-20,000 category. Currently Redmi K20 is selling at a discounted price of Rs 19,999. Redmi K30 India price will probably start at the same Rs 19,999 for the base model with 6GB RAM and 64GB storage.

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