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Xiaomi Redmi K30 Ultra

Specifications

Xiaomi Redmi K30 Ultra
Xiaomi Redmi K30 Ultra (Redmi K30 Series)
Processor
MediaTek Dimensity 1000+ 8 x 2 - 2.6 GHz, Cortex-A77 / A55
Graphics adapter
Memory
8192 MB 
Display
6.67 inch 20:9, 2400 x 1080 pixel 395 PPI, capacitive touchscreen , AMOLED, glossy: yes, HDR, 120 Hz
Storage
128 GB UFS 2.1 Flash, 128 GB 
, 104 GB free
Connections
1 USB 2.0, USB-C Power Delivery (PD), Audio Connections: USB-C, 1 Fingerprint Reader, NFC, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: accelerometer, gyroscope, proximity sensor, compass, Hall sensor, USB-C, OTG, Miracast, notification LED
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/ax = Wi-Fi 6), Bluetooth 5.1, 5G: n1 / n3 / n41 / n78 / n79, 4G: FDD-LTE: B1 / B2 / B3 / B4 / B5 / B7 / B8 TDD-LTE: B34 / B38 / B39 / B40 / B41, 3G: WCDMA: B1 / B2 / B4 / B5 / B8 2G: GSM: B2 / B3 / B5 / B8, Dual SIM, LTE, 5G, GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 9.1 x 163.3 x 75.4 ( = 0.36 x 6.43 x 2.97 in)
Battery
4500 mAh Lithium-Polymer
Charging
fast charging / Quickcharge
Operating System
Android 10
Camera
Primary Camera: 64 MPix 64 MP (f/1.9, 26 mm, 1/1.72", 0.8 µm) 13 MP (f/2.4, 119˚, 1.12 µm) 5 MP (f/2.2, 50 mm) 2 MP (f/2.4)
Secondary Camera: 20 MPix pop-up camera
Additional features
Speakers: stereo, Keyboard: virtual, charger, USB cable, case, MiUI 12, 12 Months Warranty, Widevine L1, fanless
Weight
213 g ( = 7.51 oz / 0.47 pounds), Power Supply: 89 g ( = 3.14 oz / 0.2 pounds)
Price
330 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 87.1% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 7 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 78%, features: 51%, display: 96% mobility: 90%, workmanship: 88%, ergonomy: 81%, emissions: 95%

Reviews for the Xiaomi Redmi K30 Ultra

85.2% Xiaomi Redmi K30 Ultra smartphone review - 120 Hz AMOLED at a bargain price | Notebookcheck
The Redmi K30 Ultra combines a 120 Hz OLED panel with a very powerful MediaTek Dimensity 1000+. This is accompanied by Wi-Fi 6, a pop-up camera, and stereo speakers for a street price starting at approximately 330 Euros (~$391). You can find out whether the Xiaomi phone has a catch in our review of the K30 Ultra.
Redmi K30 Ultra New Firmware UI LAG FIX? Throttling Test & FAQ
Source: TechTablets English
It's been two weeks now with the Redmi K30 Ultra. Did the new firmware update fix that MIUI FPS lag issue? Also my experiences 2 weeks later, Throttling test and some FAQ.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/09/2020
This €300 Phone IS FASTER Than My €1300 Galaxy Note 20 Ultra!
Source: TechTablets English
Redmi K30 Ultra Review. A groundbreaking true value flagship phone that can bet even 2020 flagships in many areas including the expensive EU model Samsung's. 120hz 1000 nit AMOLED, 5G dual SIM, Wifi 6, 64MP camera, 128GB UFS 2.1, 33W fast charge, dual stereo speakers the list goes on. Find out why it's the BEST period for the price.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/04/2020
Redmi K30 Ultra IS HERE! The 120hz Poco F2 Pro
Source: TechTablets English
The Redmi K30 Ultra is here, the upgraded version fo the K30 Pro/Poco F2 Pro now with a 1200nit HDR10+ 120hz AMOLED screen. New front firing stereo loudspeakers, Dimensity 1000+. This might be coming later as the Poco F2 or the F2 Ultra? What do you think?
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/11/2020

Foreign Reviews

Redmi K30 Ultra
Source: ChinaMobileMag German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/22/2020
89% Xiaomi Redmi K30 Ultra
Source: Chinahandys.net German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/17/2020
Rating: Total score: 89% performance: 90% display: 100% mobility: 90% workmanship: 90%
Test du Redmi K30 Ultra : bon anniversaire Monsieur Xiaomi
Source: Top for Phone French FR→EN
Positive: Beautiful design; great built quality; excellent display; good speakers; high performance; long battery life; nice cameras. Negative: No B20 and B28 band in 4G LTE.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/02/2020
Redmi K30 Ultra ra mắt: Màn hình AMOLED 120Hz, chip MediaTek Dimensity 1000+, 4 camera, giá từ 6.7 triệu đồng
Source: Genk VN→EN
Positive: Excellent display; powerful processor; nice quad cameras; attractive price.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/12/2020

Comment

Model:

Xiaomi has recently announced its latest addition to the family, the Redmi K30 Ultra. The phone was first unveiled at the company’s 10th anniversary event, alongside the Mi 10 Ultra and a transparent TV. In contrast to the rest of the Redmi K30 series, Xiaomi has equipped the K30 Ultra with MediaTek’s flagship processor. After the iQoo Z1 in China, Redmi has now opted for the Dimensity 1000 Plus chipset. The processor has eight cores and a max clock speed of 2.6 GHz. It should also be noted that it supports 5G with carrier aggregation and the proprietary MediaTek 5G UltraSave power-saving technology. Apart from that, the chipset also incorporates HyperEngine 2.0 technology that optimizes the smartphone to provide a fluid and immersive gaming experience. In addition, it supports dual-mode 5G (SA and NSA). While it is undeniable that the Dimensity 1000+ cannot quite keep up with the Snapdragon 865 of the Mi 10 Ultra, it competes adequately with last year's Snapdragon 855. There should be no doubt that it is a premium SoC.

As far as the display is concerned, the Xiaomi Redmi K30 Ultra has been equipped with a 6.67-inch Full-HD+ Samsung AMOLED screen with a 120Hz refresh rate. The high refresh rate is definitely a great effort compared to phones with the standard 60Hz refresh rate at a similar price point. This model comes in three variants with up to 8 GB of RAM and 512 GB of internal storage. There is also a vapour chamber that is said to be capable of reducing the temperature by up to 10 degrees. In terms of its camera setup, this phone features a quad-camera array that includes a main 64MP Sony sensor, a 13MP 119-degree wide-angle lens, a 5MP telephoto lens, and a portrait lens. Apart from the ones mentioned above, there is also a pop-up camera with a 20MP snapper at the front of the device. As for the battery, the device is backed by a 4,500mAh battery with 33W fast-charging support over the Type-C interface. It also supports Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+ and Power Delivery protocol. As for the GPU, the phone has been equipped with an ARM Mali-G77 MC9.

In addition, the phone comes with an in-screen fingerprint sensor, and it is scratch resistant as well. There is also a dual super-linear stereo speaker making up the audio system. However, it is worth noting that the 3.5mm headphone jack has been removed from this smartphone, which is definitely a frustration for all wired-headphone lovers out there. In terms of colour variations, the Xiaomi Redmi K30 Ultra is available in three colours, namely black, mint green and white, so users can choose based on their preference. Overall, this is definitely a great phone to be explored, depending on the individual needs and preferences of the users.

Hands-on article by Jagadisa Rajarathnam

ARM Mali-G77 MP9: Integrated graphics card based on the Valhall architecture. Uses 9 of the 16 possible clusters and according to ARM offers 30% better performance at 30% better efficiency compared to a Mali-G76.

Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


Dimensity 1000+: The Dimensity 100+ is a high-end SoC with an integrated 5G modem. It includes four fast ARM Cortex-A77 cores at up to 2.6 GHz and four power efficient Cortex-A55 cores at up to 2 GHz. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


6.67":

Only a few smartphones have larger screens.
Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


0.213 kg:

This weight is typical for smartphones.


Xiaomi:

Xiaomi Tech was founded as a Chinese smartphone producer in 2010 and soon reached high market shares in its home market. Although Xiaomi is not one of the Top 5 smartphone manufacturers worldwide in 2016, it is nevertheless one of the big global players in this market segment.

Since 2015 there are many reviews. The ratings have been above average since 2016.


87.1%: This is a good rating above average. Nevertheless you should not forget, that 10-15% of all notebook-models get a better rating.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

 

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Xiaomi Mi 11 Pro
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Xiaomi Black Shark 4
Adreno 650, Snapdragon SD 870, 6.67", 0.21 kg
Xiaomi Mi 11 Lite 4G
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Xiaomi Mi Mix Fold
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Xiaomi Poco F3 Pro
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Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra
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Xiaomi Poco X3 Pro
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Xiaomi Redmi K40 Pro
Adreno 660, Snapdragon SD 888 5G, 6.67", 0.196 kg
Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 Pro Max
Adreno 618, Snapdragon SD 732G, 6.67", 0.192 kg
Xiaomi Redmi K40
Adreno 650, Snapdragon SD 870, 6.67", 0.196 kg
Xiaomi Mi 10S
Adreno 650, Snapdragon SD 870, 6.67", 0.208 kg
Xiaomi Poco F3
Adreno 650, Snapdragon SD 870, 6.67", 0.196 kg
Xiaomi Redmi Note 10
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Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 Pro
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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2020-09- 1)