Recent reports have claimed that Redmi may announce a cheaper version of the Redmi K30 5G smartphone in China. Today, the company took to Weibo to reveal that it will be launching a new product on May 11. The name of the device that will be unveiled on the said date is Redmi K30 5G Extreme Edition.
As can be seen in the post, Redmi has partnered with Chinese retailer JD.com for the launch of the Redmi K30 5G Extreme Edition. Like the original Redmi K30 5G, the upcoming Extreme Edition is equipped with a dual punch-hole screen. This could be the same device that was recently speculated to launch as Redmi K30i 5G.
Also, the TENAA listing of the Redmi K30 5G was modified. The original Redmi K30 5G came with a 64-megapixel quad camera setup. However, the updated TENAA listing revealed the existence of a 48-megapixel camera version of the Redmi K30 5G. Probably, this version could be arriving as the Redmi K30 5G Extreme Edition.
The Redmi K30 5G had arrived in the Chinese market with a starting price of 1,999 Yuan. With an inclusion of a 48-megapixel instead of 64-megapixel, the Redmi K30 5G Extreme Edition may carry a cheaper price tag of around 1,799 Yuan.
The Redmi K30 5G Extreme Edition on JD.com. It reveals that the phone is driven by Snapdragon 768, which could be an improved version of Snapdragon 765G that fueled the Redmi K30 5G. The listing also states that it has a 120Hz display, 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of storage. Strangely, it also mentions that the phone has a 64-megapixel quad camera system.