The standard Xiaomi Redmi K30 5G launched back in December of 2019 have just been upgraded to a newer version, now dubbed Redmi K30 5G Extreme Edition or Racing Edition. Everything remains same with older K30 5G version, but just like the name suggest, the older Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G is substituted for a newer and more powerful Snapdragon 768G SoC. As a result, the new comer bring about 15% faster CPU and GPU performance over the older CPU and is also the first SoC in the 7 series to have update-able GPU drivers.
It is also worth mentioning that the new Redmi K30 5G Extreme Edition is available in a single storage option of 128 GB internal storage pegged with 6GB of RAM. Other specifications remains same. This includes a 6.67-inch Full HD+ 120Hz LCD screen with 4.38mm and a dual-punch-hole screen with 91% screen-to-body ratio.
The device has built-in 5G stand-alone and non-stand alone (SA/NSA) sub-6GHz networks. It has 5mm copper tube liquid cooling system for temperature management, and runs Android 10 with MIUI 11 on top.
On the optics, tt has a Sony IMX686 64-megapixel 1/1.7″ sensor, 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle lens, 5-megapixel 2cm super macro and a 2-megapixel camera for portrait shots. On the front there is a dual 20-megapixel camera along with a secondary 2-megapixel camera for portrait shots.
The phone has a 3D curved frosted glass body with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. There is a slot for dual nano SIMs, a side-mounted fingerprint scanner and Bluetooth 5.1. Power is supplied by a built-in 4500mAh battery with 30W fast charging.
Redmi K30 5G Extreme Edition is available in Mint, Blue, Red, Purple and White colors. The device will be available via jd.com starting from May 14th, and is priced at 1,999 yuan in China, translating to around $281 in United State Dollars.