Today, Redmi officially confirmed that it will be announcing the Redmi K30S flagship phone tomorrow. Since the beginning of this year, Redmi has been launching K30 series phones across different price points. The Redmi K30 Pro is the only phone in the K30 series to feature the Snapdragon 865 flagship chipset. Fresh information reveals that Redmi K30S launching tomorrow could be debuting as the cheapest SD865 phone.
The iQOO Neo3 is currently the cheapest Snapdragon 865 SoC powered phone in the Chinese market with a starting price of 2,598 Yuan (~$388). A Weibo post by Redmi Product Director, Wang Teng Thomas reads that the Redmi K30S will be priced around 2,500 Yuan (~$374), which it could be the most affordable SD865 phone.
The Redmi K30S is not a brand-new phone as recent reports have revealed that it will be arriving as a rebadged Xiaomi Mi 10T. The Xiaomi phone is available for 499 euros (~$590) in the European markets and it is priced at Rs 35,999 (~$488) in India.
While recent reports claimed that the Redmi K30S will launch on Oct. 27, it is only today that the company has officially confirmed it. The handset that is referred to as the Redmi K30S Commemorative Edition in Redmi General Manager Lu Weibing’s recent post will be aimed towards the Double Eleven (Nov. 11 Singles’ Day) shopping festival in China.
The Redmi K30S specs sheet includes a 6.67-inch IPS LCD FHD+ display with punch-hole design and 144Hz refresh rate support, Snapdragon 865 SoC, LPPDDR5 RAM, UFS 3.1 storage, a side-facing fingerprint reader, and a 5,000mAh battery with 33W fast charge support. For photography, the Redmi K30S has a 20-megapixel front-facing camera and its triple camera setup that has a Sony IMX682 64-megapixel main lens, a 13-megapixel ultrawide shooter, and a 5-megapixel macro camera.
World news – CA – Redmi K30S price could be around 2,500 Yuan (~$374); Could it be the cheapest Snapdragon 865 phone? – Gizmochina