Xiaomi unveiled the Redmi K30 and K30 5G back in December and later launched the K30 Pro and K30 Pro Zoom in March with the Snapdragon 865 SoC. Today, the company has launched a new phone in the Redmi K30 series called the Redmi K30 5G Racing Edition.
K30 5G Racing Edition is the first phone to feature Qualcomm’s upgraded Snapdragon 768G chipset. The new 5G-enabled processor brings a slight performance increase over the existing Snapdragon 765 and 765G. It boosts the CPU clock speed from 2.4GHz to 2.8GHz. It also ups the performance of the Adreno 620 GPU by about 15%.
Elsewhere, the new Snapdragon 768G includes an integrated 5G modem, making the Redmi K30 Racing Edition compatible with dual mode SA/NSA 5G. The phone also gets 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage.
The new device gets the same 120Hz refresh rate as its predecessor. The display size is also the same at 6.67-inches. It has an FHD+ resolution (1080 x 2400 pixels) and a 20:9 aspect ratio.
Looking at the cameras, it comes with a vertically aligned quad camera setup at the back consisting of a 64MP Sony IMX686 primary camera, an 8MP ultra-wide camera, a 5MP macro camera, and a 2MP depth-of-field sensor.
On the front, Redmi K30 Racing Edition features a 20MP selfie shooter assisted by a 2MP depth sensor, both housed within punch holes on the right corner of the screen.
The volume buttons rest on the right edge of the phone and the fingerprint sensor is integrated with the power button.
It is housed by a battery capacity of 4,500mAh with supports for 30W fast charging onboard. There’s no wireless charging on the phone.
Price and Availability
The new Snapdragon 768G phone has only launched in China for now. It is priced at 1,999 Chinese Yuan (~$282).