Earlier today, Xiaomi announced that the 5G variant of the Redmi K30 will officially go on sale on January 7 from select online retailers. There is a way for consumers in China to order the Redmi K30 5G even earlier – office, by going into a select Mi Store.
In a Weibo post, Xiaomi announced that buyers can start placing orders for the 5G-supported Redmi K30 starting on January 1. It offers a list of specific locations throughout China where customers can go to reserve a unit – there are 35 Mi Store locations to choose from in the following regions of China:
According to the poster, those who pre-order will receive a gift, available in limited quantities – though there’s no hint as to what the gift is.
The Redmi K30 is one of the first smartphones to come with the Snapdragon 765G chipset announced earlier this month with integrated 5G support. Other specs include a 6.67-inch LCD display with 120Hz refresh rate, a 4,500 mAh battery, side-mounted fingerprint scanner, and at least 6GB of RAM with 64GB of storage which starts at CNY 1,999 (~$285) and maxes out at CNY 2,899 (~$410) for an 8GB + 256GB variant.