The Redmi K20 Pro was the first flagship from this sub-brand. And on March 24, the brand announced its successor, the Redmi K30 Pro. This is the cheapest smartphone with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SoC.
If you are someone who is wondering whether this device will get the official Android 12 update, then let’s find out. In this article, we will make sure to update you on all the Redmi K30 Pro Android 12 related news, information, downloads, and also guide you to flash the firmware on your device.
Will Redmi K30 Pro Get Android 12 Update?
As we know, this device has recently received the Android 11 update, then we doubt the release of the Android 12 update for this device very soon. Xiaomi Redmi K30 Pro came out of the box with Android 10 based on MIUI 12, and there is no info on whether this device will receive the Android 12 update.
However, this device will receive the Android 12, but there is no exact date when Xiaomi will roll out the Android 12 update. We regret it because there is currently no such news coming out from the official’s side. But, it is confirmed that by the end of 2021 or the beginning of 2022, you’ll for sure get the update.
Redmi K30 Pro Device Overview:
The Redmi K30 Pro 5G features a 6.67 inches Super AMOLED display with a Full HD+ resolution. That said, it has a resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels, an aspect ratio of 20:9, a screen to body ratio of 87.2 percent, a pixel density of 395 PPI, it can blow up to 500 nits, DCI-P3 100%, HDR 10+. The device pairs with an in-display fingerprint scanner, get protected under the Corning Gorilla Glass 5. Coming to the internals, the Redmi K30 Pro sports the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SoC. It also pairs with Snapdragon X55 modem and is built on the 7nm process.
This octa-core setup in the SoC includes a single Kryo 585 core, which clocks at a higher speed i.e., at 2.84 GHz, other three Kryo 585 cores which clock at 2.42 GHz. And finally, four Kryo 585 core, which clocks at 1.80 GHz. On the GPU side, it has the Adreno 650, which clocks at 587 MHz. The device runs on the latest MiUi 11 based on Android 10. Coming to the memory side, it is available in two RAM variants i.e., in the 6GB and 8GB RAM variants. Further, it is available in the 128GB and 256GB Internal storage variants. The 6GB + 128GB variant uses the UFS 3.0 tech. While all other variants come with UFS 3.1 tech. There is no option for expanding the storage via a micro SD card.
Coming to the optics, the Redmi K30 Pro sports a quad rear camera setup arranged in a circular shape. This setup includes a primary 64MP Sony IMX 686 sensor with PDAF. It pairs with a 5MP telephoto macro sensor with support for AF. As a tertiary sensor, it pairs with 13MP ultra-wide sensor, and finally, a 2MP depth sensor. This rear camera setup can shoot videos up to 8K resolution in 24 or 30fps. Just like its predecessor, the Redmi K20 Pro, this also sports a motorized pop-up unit. That said, this unit includes a 20MP sensor with support for HDR photos. It can shoot videos up to 1080 @ 30fps.
The Redmi K30 Pro packs a 4,700 mAh battery, which charges via the USB type c and supports 33W fast charging tech. The brand claims that it can charge up to 100% in 63 minutes. The device supports dual 5G connectivity onboard. Connectivity options on the Redmi K30 Pro include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g, GPS, Bluetooth v5.10, NFC, USB Type-C, 3G, and 4G (with support for Band 40 used by some LTE networks in India) with active 4G on both SIM cards. Sensors on the phone include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, compass/ magnetometer, gyroscope, and proximity sensor. Apart from the in-display fingerprint scanner, it also supports face unlock. Coming to the dimensions, it measures about 163.30 x 75.40 x 8.90mm (height x width x thickness) and weighs about 218.00 grams. It is available in four color options, namely the Moonlight White, Sky Blue, Star Ring Purple, and Space Gray colors.
New Software Update Tracker:
Updated on March 3, 2022: Xiaomi started seeding January 2022 security patch update for the device in Indonesian with software version V22.214.171.124.RJKIDXM. The update is based on Android 11.
Regrettably, we do not have any particular release date for Android 12 for the Redmi K30 Pro. But, you can bookmark this page as we will soon add an update tracker to this page along with respective links. For complete information about the Android 12 updates for Xiaomi devices including eligible devices and other information, you can head over here.
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