The rumors surrounding Xiaomi’s sub-brand Redmi’s upcoming Redmi K30S smartphone have been popping up on the internet for quite a while now. Up until yesterday, the brand had not given any official statement about the Redmi K30S smartphone. That being said, it has finally done the same and the Redmi K30S moniker has now been confirmed (with a slight tweak). Not only that, but the launch date of the device has also been revealed – the Redmi K30S will be officially released in China on October 27, 2020.
Redmi K30S to be launched in China on October 27
Earlier today, Lu Weibing broke the news surrounding the launch of the Redmi K30S via his official Weibo handle. The Weibo post mentions the much talked-about Redmi K30S as the Redmi K30S Extreme Commemorative Edition, something which has become a new trend by the brand lately. Below is the Weibo post text (roughly translated from Chinese):
“Double 11 is coming this year. We will provide 1 billion subsidies in all channels. Together with 500 smart goods, the goal is to use the greatest discount to promote the full popularization of smart life. Xiaomi has been the king of e-commerce sales for many years. Double 11 is both a grand ceremony and a battle. For this reason, we are offering the “K30S Extreme Commemorative Edition” on Double Eleven. This is a hardcore flagship with no slots and no regrets. It will be officially released on October 27. It is definitely a surprise gift for Mi Fans!”
As far as the specifications and features of the Redmi K30S Extreme Commemorative Edition are concerned, the device will be a rebrand of the already launched Mi 10T smartphone, as company officials have already confirmed via Weibo.
You can expect the Redmi K30S Extreme Commemorative Edition to sport a 6.67-inch IPS LCD penal with a 144Hz refresh rate and a 20:9 aspect ratio. Under the hood, the Redmi K30S Extreme Commemorative Edition will be powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processo, which will be paired with up to 12GB of RAM and up to 512GB of internal storage.
In terms of photography, the Redmi K30S Extreme Commemorative Edition is will feature a triple rear camera setup, which will include a 64MP primary camera, a 13MP secondary camera, and a 5MP tertiary camera. At the front, the device will make room for a 20MP selfie shooter.
In terms of battery life, the Redmi K30S Extreme Commemorative Edition will flaunt a large 5,000mAh battery, which will have scope for up to 33W of fast charging over a USB Type-C charging port. To learn more about the device (more so by learning the specifications of the Mi 10T), you can head to our previous coverage for the same.
Though the price of the device is relatively unknown for now, we can expect it to be priced around CNY 2,500. What are your thoughts on the upcoming Redmi K30S Extreme Commemorative Edition? Do let us know in the comments section below.