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[Update: 144Hz refresh rate teased] Redmi K30 launches with a 120Hz screen, Snapdragon 765G, and 64MP Sony IMX686

Xiaomi's sub-brand Redmi entered the affordable flagship game with the Redmi K20 and Redmi K20 Pro, launched in China in May 2019. Both the devices featured an identical design, and the main point of difference between the two was the SoC in use. The Redmi K20 Pro was the true flagship killer, featuring the flagship...

Sony apparently can’t keep up with demand for its image sensors

If there's one common denominator among most devices this year is that they all have multiple cameras. And we're not just talking about just dual cameras: OEMs ranging from OnePlus, Nokia, Samsung, Huawei, Xiaomi and even Apple have come out with phones that have triple, quad, or even penta camera setups. More cameras don't necessarily...

[Update: Headphone Jack and NFC] Redmi K30 confirmed to come with the 64MP Sony IMX686, and in a 4G variant

Xiaomi is teasing the upcoming Redmi K30 in full swing on Weibo, as the device series is slated to launch in China on December 10, 2019. So far, we know from official teasers that the Redmi K30 will be Redmi's first 5G phone and that it will come with dual front cameras set inside the...

Redmi K30 could have a 120Hz display, side-mounted fingerprint scanner, and Sony’s new 60MP IMX686

Facing increasing competition from brands like Realme, Xiaomi is building mid-range smartphones with flagship-tier hardware. The 48MP quad-camera Redmi K20 and the 108MP penta-camera Mi Note 10 are perfect examples of Xiaomi's premium mid-range strategy, so when Xiaomi first confirmed the existence of the Redmi K30, we've been expecting to hear details confirming it'll continue...

Sony teases the IMX686 image sensor for 2020 smartphones

Sony's Xperia mobile division has been struggling to keep up with the industry for quite a while. Earlier this year in March, the company completely restructured its mobile division and closed a smartphone plant in China to cut costs. But even then, the company remains a crucial part of the Android smartphone landscape. Well, sort...