Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra with 120W Fast Charging and Redmi K30 Ultra with 120Hz Display Launched: Price, Features


Xiaomi, which is in its 10th year of existence has recently added two new handsets to its repertoire to mark the occasion. The new handsets- both high-end smartphones – are the Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra, and the Redmi K30 Ultra. Both these handsets are currently only available in China. Xiaomi is yet to make a formal announcement talking about a possible international (and India) launch. Without further delay, let us take a close look at the specifications and features of these handsets.

Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra: Specifications, features

The Xiaomi MI 10 Ultra is an upgraded variant of the Mi 10/Mi 10 Pro which is already on sale in several markets across the globe – including India. While these models already boast of high-end specs, with the Mi 10 Ultra, Xiaomi takes things to the extreme by including features like a 120HZ display, 120W fast charging, 120X zoom, and tons of storage space for your data. With the Mi 10 Ultra, Xiaomi has also managed to pip OPPO to bring the first-ever smartphone to feature 120W fast charging. According to the company, the Mi 10 Ultra can go from 0 to 41% in just 5 minutes. There is support for super-fast wireless charging as well (50W) which makes even the wireless charging solution faster than several wired fast charging solutions on offer. Additionally, the phone also supports 10W reverse charging.

The Mi 10 Ultra features a quad-camera setup at the rear that includes a primary 48MP sensor with support for OIS, EIS, and Laser Autofocus. The secondary wide-angle camera uses a 20MP sensor and offers 128-degree FoV and can also double up as your macro camera when required. Then there is another 48MP sensor that works in conjunction with the periscope lens to offer up to 120X digital zoom. The fourth sensor is used for the portrait camera and also supports 2x optical zoom. 8K video recording is supported using the main camera and the telephoto camera. The front-facing camera is housed within a punch-hole and uses a 20MP sensor.

The display on the Xiaomi MI 10 Ultra measures 6.67-inches across and has a resolution of 2340 x 1080 pixels. This is an AMOLED panel with support for HDR10+, 120Hz refresh rate, 240Hz touch response, MEMC support, and a peak brightness of 1200 nits. The battery capacity is rated at 4,500mAh. The handset runs MIUI12 along with Android 10.

This phone comes in the following variants

  • 8GB + 128GB – CNY 5299, USD 760
  • 8GB + 256GB  – CNY 5599, USD 800
  • 12GB + 256GB – CNY 5999, USD 860
  • 16GB + 512GB – CNY 6999, USD 1000

Redmi K30 Ultra specifications, features

The Redmi K30 Ultra is exactly what it sounds like – a pimped up version of the standard Redmi K30 5G. This phone is powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 1000 Plus chipset and packs in a 4500mAh battery and support for 33W fast charging. The device gets a 6.77-inch FHD+ AMOLED display with 120Hz refresh rate and 240Hz touch response rate. It supports HDR10+ and has a peak brightness of 1200 nits.

The camera setup on the Redmi K30 Ultra includes a quad-camera setup at the rear and a pop-up front-facing camera. The primary camera at the rear gets a 64MP sensor while the secondary camera uses a 13MP ultra-wide-angle camera. The third camera uses a 5MP sensor and is used for macro photography. The phone also gets a 2MP depth sensor.

The Redmi K30 Ultra also comes in four variants.

6GB + 128GB: CNY 1999 ($288)
8GB + 128GB: CNY 2199 ($317)
8GB + 256GB: CNY 2499 ($360)
8GB + 512GB: CNY 2699 ($389)

Both the handsets are slated to go on sale in China later this month.