Is Xiaomi Redmi K30 Ultra Waterproof device?

First announced on 2020, August 11, and on 2020 August 14, Xiaomi Redmi K30 Ultra has been released. Xiaomi is known for its smartphones that come with the latest features and technologies. Redmi K30 Ultra comes in four variants. Depending on the price, storage and RAM are changed. However, other internal components, like CPU, GPU, etc. remain the same.

Even more, the smartphone is available in three colors, Moonlight White, Midnight Black, and Mint Green. The price of the smartphone will be around $389.99.

By now, we have seen many Xiaomi devices, and we know that Xiaomi does not design a waterproof device. Therefore, in this article, we will talk about the latest Redmi K30 Ultra, is it waterproof or not?

However, before coming into the conclusion that the device is waterproof or not, we will learn about a few key features of Redmi K30 Ultra. Knowing the features and specs are important as they determine the quality of the product.

Is Xiaomi Redmi K30 Ultra Waterproof device

Xiaomi Redmi K30 Ultra Devic Specifications

Redmi K30 Ultra comes embedded with the latest 5G technology along with other network technologies like GSM, CFMA, HSPA, EVDO, and LTE. The display size of the smartphone is 6.67 inches of AMOLED capacitive touchscreen. It is capable of 1080 x 2400 pixels of resolution and 16 M colors, has a 120Hz refresh rate, HDR10+. Moreover, it is protected by Gorilla Glass 5 at the front. The back is also built with Gorilla Glass 5 and aluminum frame.

The smartphone runs on the latest Android 10 OS along with MIUI 12 using a Mediatek Dimensity 1000+ chipset. The CPU Redmi k30 Ultra sues is an Octa-core (4×2.6 GHz Cortex-A77 & 4×2.0 GHz Cortex-A55) along with Mali-G77 Mc9 GPU. However, there are no extra card slots because the storage for all the variants is sufficient enough. Depending on the price you will get 128GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM, 512GB 8GB RAM in Redmi K30 Ultra.

The main camera has a quad-camera of 64MP + 13MP + 5 MP + 2MP with Dual LED, dual-tone flash, HDR and panorama support. However, the front camera has a motorized pop-up system and only have 20MP with HDR support. Unfortunately, there is no 3.55mm headphone jack support, but you will get a decent stereo speaker.

The common features like WLAN, Bluetooth, GPS, NFC, infrared port, and USB are all embedded to the device. The radio is also included, but it is unspecified.

The fingerprint sensor is located under the optical display, and other sensors like accelerometer, gyro, proximity, and compass are present. The battery is a non-removal ad made of Li-Po and has 4500 mAh. Also, it supports fast charging of 33W.

Xiaomi Redmi K30 Ultra Waterproof Test

With all the killer features, we still do not see any official waterproof or splashproof ratings for Xiaomi Redmi K30Ultra smartphone. So it is up to us to conduct Xiaomi Redmi K30 Ultra waterproof test. After conducting the test, we can be sure whether the device is good to use in or near water or not.


The waterproof test results are purely based on individual/team observation. These tests will only give an idea of whether a device is waterproof or not. We recommend users not to try this test at home, as it might damage your device.

Device Part Splashproof Test Waterproof Tets
Camera Working, no issues No issues
Screen No issues Display working, touch malfunction
I/O ports Speaker issues Charging and volume rocker not working

Is it a Waterproof Device?

Xiaomi is known for not designing their device to be waterproof. They produce the most powerful devices which can compete, even Samsung and Google. But they haven’t added any water resistivity to their devices.

Therefore it should be very clear that Xiaomi Redmi K30 Ultra won’t have any waterproof protection. Since Xiaomi hasn’t mentioned anything about water resistivity, it is safe to assume that the device is not waterproof.

However, it is possible that the thin polymer coatings can handle a few splashed of water and dust, but it won’t survive if you dunk your smartphone underwater. Even more, there are no IP ratings available for Xiaomi Redmi K30 Ultra, so yes, definitely, the device is not waterproof.

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