Redmi K30 Ultra is now on TENAA, could arrive on August 14

31 July 2020
The phone keeps the same footprint as the Redmi K30 Pro, the internals are different.

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  • noob

Anonymous, 03 Aug 2020On many devices, you've got options to hide it...(full... morethen go and buy punch hole phones they are every where noob this is only phone with pop up cam in 2020 and u come here to complain about it .

Anonymous, 03 Aug 2020On many devices, you've got options to hide it...(full... moreYes, I see what you're saying. Thing is, I have never taken a selfie in my entire life and I don't intend to either, so having a punchhole camera stuck there for no reason is plain frustrating. Hiding it through software has the downside of sacrificing screen space. I would rather just purchase an older phone without a notch or punchhole, then I never have to think about it or let it bother me.

  • Anonymous

P650SE, 02 Aug 2020Thanks, well it's a very nice-looking alternative, but... moreOn many devices, you've got options to hide it...(full black bar or black notification bar instead)
In my opinion, pop-up mecanism isn't a good solution...lead to possible breakdown

Anonymous, 02 Aug 2020You've got iQoo Z1 (gaming subbrand of Vivo) http://s... moreThanks, well it's a very nice-looking alternative, but the one thing I don't like about it is that punchhole camera. I always told myself I would never give into buying a phone with any kind of screen obstructions. I know it would bother me.

  • Anonymous

P650SE, 02 Aug 2020Well at first I was hopeful, but it seems we will be disapp... moreYou've got iQoo Z1 (gaming subbrand of Vivo)
http://shouji.tenaa.com.cn/mobile/MobileDetail.aspx?code=AZjpXJrmFzsuOP1w1G1ESdffo5sqzIR3

make it cheap 350usd max and ill buy it ...

Xiaomi is unstoppable. Redmi smartphones always come up with some interesting features and now they combine with MediaTek. The phone will be worth an experience.

P650SE, 02 Aug 2020Well at first I was hopeful, but it seems we will be disapp... moreThis is a damn shame man..

IpsDisplay, 31 Jul 2020Please have an LCD displayWell at first I was hopeful, but it seems we will be disappointed - I just saw the TENAA certificate and it shows that this device has AMOLED, not IPS:

http://shouji.tenaa.com.cn/Mobile/MobileDetail.aspx?code=iOkwV7UWhfBw10kysXxeP6m8AprdPow6k3RvIAN4oSV%2Bz%2Fs9j%2B3ADA%3D%3D

I am so just fed up of waiting for a decent phone to come along with IPS. I keep trying to find a second hand iPhone 8 Plus on eBay, but most seem to have cosmetic damage, and the immaculate ones sell for too much. :(

  • Bulldog

Is it available in SA? if it is, which shops that sell redmi?

  • Biswajit

Tusharma, 01 Aug 2020This smartphone is awesome and particularly because of its ... morePoco x2 price 25 k meximum

  • Jelly

Price on India k30

  • Anonymous

This is going to be great, especially with the Dimensity 1000+ ! Excited about this!

  • Tusharma

This smartphone is awesome and particularly because of its Dimensity 1000 Plus chipset. The cost would also fall due to it.

  • Anonymous

Am, 01 Aug 2020I just wonder why Chinese companies are always constantly c... moreSo what is your problem with that?

  • Maniuadaykiran

My phone is redmi note 8 not come update why say the answer

  • Am

I just wonder why Chinese companies are always constantly copying other manufacturers that are non-Chinese. Look at this, the cameras are just like Nokia.

  • xionomiaou

I was hoping for a 90Hz screen but..

Anonymous, 31 Jul 2020Xiaomi has got the permission from Qualcomm to clock-up the... moreWhy can't they clock up the 865+?

And isn't the 865+ just an overclocked 865? Why would they want to clock the 865 up themselves when qualcomm can already do it?

  • Anon

Anonymous, 31 Jul 2020For some reason, the demand for SD865 and SD865 based phone... moreNot really sure how they calculate the wants of a phone other than asking random people.

The things that people in China want are varied.

1- 5G is basically normal. Since everyone appears to be paying 80-100RMB for a 4G plan, the 120RMB 5G plans don't cost too much. If anyone is buying a new phone, the 5G aspect wouldn't make much of a difference. It would be assumed that it is a 5G phone, or an Iphone.
2- KNOWN PREMIUM BRAND - Apple, Huawei - These are the two main ones. Samsung used to be. Haven't seen one in a long time. Other phones are considered lower quality and the other aspects of the phone are less considered.
3- GENDER SPECIFIC - Good gaming/good camera. This is the main thing people consider. Is the phone going to work or crap out in gaming. The K30 Pro (SD865) has been getting blasted on the Xiaomi Community app for months. People are complaining about network connectivity and it affecting gaming.
For photos, people go with good camera phones. Huawei has this pretty much locked up.

Other things - nationalism (Huawei), own OS (Hongmeng - Huawei) is talked about now because of the Google stuff.

I haven't seen anyone discussing the design of the phone. It might be important, but most I see use cases, so the design becomes less important.