Xiaomi announces world's first phone with Snapdragon 768G chipset
The Redmi K30 5G Racing Edition has been launched in China
The Qualcomm Snapdragon 768G chip is an incremental upgrade over 765G processor
Xiaomi has launched the world’s first smartphone to pack the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 768G chipset, the Redmi K30 5G Racing Edition with support for dual-mode 5G, 120Hz refresh rate display and more. The Redmi K30 5G Racing Edition was announced in China unveiling the new 5G chip by Qualcomm that’s aimed to meet the growing demands for 5G connectivity in regions such as China.
The Qualcomm Snapdragon 768G processor is an incremental update over the Snapdragon 765G chip with overclocked CPU cores and Qualcomm Elite Gaming features. This will likely boost the performance of phones in general use as well as when gaming. Here’s a brief look at the Redmi K30 5G Racing Edition which is the first smartphone to come packed with Snapdragon 768G chip.
Xiaomi Redmi K30 5G Racing Edition specifications
The Redmi K30 5G Racing Edition receives an upgrade in the form of a new chipset, the Snapdragon 768G SoC. Apart from the new processor and a new colour, the base specifications of the Racing Edition remains the same as the regular K30 5G.
Qualcomm says that the new Snapdragon 768G chipset comes with an octa-core CPU with prime cores clocked at 2.8GHz up from 2.4GHz on the Snapdragon 765G. Moreover, users can expect a significant 15% increase in performance of GPU, bringing in support for GPU Driver updates.
The chip comes with some of the Elite Gaming features such as 10-bit HDR playback, updateable GPU drivers and faster graphics rendering.
The Redmi K30 5G Racing Edition features a 6.67-inch Full HD+ (2400 x 1080 pixels) resolution display with a fast 120Hz refresh rate. The screen has dual punch-hole cutouts for two selfie cameras, giving it a 20:9 aspect ratio.
The phone comes in a single variant with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage with no support for microSD card.
It has a quad-camera setup that consists of a primary 64MP camera with an f/1.9 aperture, an 8MP ultra-wide camera with 116-degree field-of-view, a 5MP macro lens and a 2MP depth sensor. On the front, there’s a 20MP primary selfie camera that works with a 2MP depth sensor.
The phone comes with a 4,500mAh battery with support for 30W fast charging. Xiaomi claims that the phone can go from 0-100% in 57 minutes tops.