Redmi K30 and its launch in China was certainly the biggest news of the week past, though there were other significant happenings as well. Chinese smartphone brand launched its latest mid-range handset in the India - the Vivo V17 - while Samsung finally unveiled its much-leaked next generation of the Galaxy A-series smartphones in the form of the Galaxy A51 and Galaxy A71. Of course, no week in the world of personal technology would pass without a WhatsApp update, and we have another bunch of changes this time around. Realme also revealed the Realme X2 will be coming to India on December 17, and HMD Global launched an entry-level smartphone - the Nokia C1. Read on the biggest headlines of the week.
Redmi K30 launched, in 4G and 5G variants
The Redmi K30 was launched this week, at an event in China. Xiaomi's latest mid-range smartphone, it has been made available in 4G and 5G variants. The Redmi K30 Pro wasn't launched alongside by Xiaomi. The biggest highlight of the Redmi K20's successor is its 64-megapixel primary camera on its quad rear camera setup. Both variants of the smartphone run MIUI 11 based on Android 10, and other common specifications include a 4,500mAh battery and a dual front camera that's housed in a hole-punch display.
The 4G variant of the Redmi K30 starts at CNY 1,599 (roughly Rs. 16,100) and goes up to CNY 2,199 (roughly Rs. 22,100) for the top-end option. On the other hand, the 5G variant starts at CNY 1,999 (roughly Rs. 20,100) and goes up to CNY 2,899 (roughly Rs. 29,100) for the top-end model. For now, there's no word on when the Redmi K30 will make its way to India, but...