Redmi K30 will not see the light of day until 2020. The phone was expected to be launched sometime this year, however, a delay is now confirmed. This confirmation comes from nothing less than Xiaomi vice president and Redmi general manager Lu Weibing.
In a Weibo publication, Weibing states that the Redmi K30 series will be launched in 2020 and not in 2019. It does not give an exact schedule for the launch next year, but effectively eliminates all the rumors of a likely Redmi K30 launch this year.
In a Weibo publication, Weibing shares China’s Mobile Assessment of 4G access point tests, and three Xiaomi phones were listed: Redmi K20 Pro, Redmi Note 8 Pro and Redmi Note 8.
This evaluation was announced in the China Mobile World Members Conference, and at the end of the publication, Weibing writes (more or less translated): “In 2020, Redmi is a pioneer of 5G. See you in K30! ”This indicates that the device will be launched next year.
To explain more, Weibing writes that Xiaomi needs to overcome a series of technical difficulties in the early 5G era and bring the best quality 5G terminal to Redmi phones. He says that Redmi continues to adhere to high quality, and would not want to launch the phone unless all technical problems are solved.
This could be one of the main reasons for the delay of the Redmi K30 phone. Weibing had previously confirmed that the Redmi K30 will support 5G connectivity.
The Redmi K30 series makes fun of wearing a perforating screen with two holes placed in the upper-right edge. The company also mocked that the phone will come with support for independent and non-independent 5G networks (SA / NSA) sub-6GHz.
A 4G variant must also be launched along with. Presumably, Xiaomi will integrate the Snapdragon 7 series chips into the Redmi K30, however, a recent leak even pointed to a MediaTek SoC. A Redmi K30 Pro variant is also expected to be released, along with the Redmi K30.