Redmi launches 5G flagship model, reducing the 3,000 yuan mark

Redmi launches 5G flagship model, reducing the 3,000 yuan mark
On March 24, the Redmi brand of Xiaomi participated in the online new product launch event and officially launched the Redmi K30 Pro.As the annual flagship of the Redmi brand, the K30 Pro is paired with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 5G mobile platform that is standard on the flagship products of mainstream brands on the market, and for the first time, the starting price of 5G mobile phones equipped with this platform has fallen below 3,000 yuan.In terms of performance configuration, the K30 Pro uses the Snapdragon 865 5G platform, UFS 3.A combination of flash memory and LPDDR5 memory.Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 is the latest 5G mobile platform launched by Qualcomm in December 2019. The CPU uses the latest A77 architecture and the performance index of the previous generation A76 is increased by 20%.In addition, Redmi K30 Pro also uses UFS 3, the latest flash memory standard in the industry.1. Cooperate with writing Turbo write acceleration technology, write up to 777MB / s in sequence, the extension increases the experience of large file copy, decompression and download.The theoretical maximum rate of LPDDR5 memory used by K30 Pro is 5500Mbps, and it also reduces the operating performance.In terms of screen and shooting, Redmi K30 Pro uses a plug-in front camera and a Samsung AMOLED E3 material full screen, with a high brightness of 5 million to 1 and a brightness of 1200 nits.The camera uses Sony’s 64 million flagship sensor, and the small version also uses a 3x optical zoom lens for the first time, providing a maximum of 30x digital pointers.And on the 64 million ultra-clear main camera, and 3x telephoto lens, both equipped with OIS four-axis optical image stabilization.At the lowest level, the Redmi K30 Pro starts at 2999 yuan, of which the standard version 6 + 128GB has a minimum of 2999 yuan, 8GB + 128GB has a minimum of 3399 yuan, and 8 + 256GB has a minimum of 3699 yuan.The standard version with 3x optical zoom and dual OIS anti-shake includes 8GB + 128GB and 8 + 256GB versions, which are 3799 yuan and 3999 yuan respectively.This is also the first time that flagship products of mainstream Android brands and Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 mobile platform have set a starting price of less than 3,000 yuan.”I think it is now a 4G to 5G technology replacement process. In the early days, the most important reason for high costs was due to (not achieved) economies of scale.When the scale of 5G mobile phone production comes up, many costs will come down, so we still hope to scale up quickly with a more aggressive pricing model.”After the press conference, Lu Weibing, vice president of the Xiaomi Group, president of China, and general manager of the Redmi brand, said in an interview with a large number of media including Sauna.com.Qualcomm predicts that by the end of next year, there will be 200 million 5G users worldwide, and that by 2022, 5G smartphones will have expanded access to 1.4 billion units, and by 2025, there will be 2.8 billion 5G connected devices worldwide.In December last year, Redmi released the first dual-mode 5G mobile phone K 30 with a starting price of less than 2,000 yuan, and the K30 Pro released this time is also very aggressive in pricing.Industry analysts believe that after the Redmi brand took over the positioning of “extreme price / performance” from the Xiaomi brand, it is going through the 5G communication process to consolidate Xiaomi’s share in the cost-effective market and make room for the Xiaomi brand to enter the high-end market.Sauna, Ye Wang promised to edit Li Weijia proofreading Li Shihui