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Xiaomi Redmi K30S (256GB) vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 (China 128GB/6GB)

Side by side comparison between Xiaomi Redmi K30S vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 X Xiaomi Redmi K30S (256GB) 14Points
6.67"
IPS

1080x2400

64
MP

20mp

8GB
RAM

Octa-core

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

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07Points Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 (China 128GB/6GB) Compare Xiaomi Redmi K30S X
6.67"
AMOLED

1080x2400

48
MP

8mp

6GB
RAM

Octa-core

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Xiaomi Redmi K30S (256GB)

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Redmi K30S (256GB)} 14 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi K30S (256GB) vs Redmi Note 12 (China 128GB/6GB)} 7 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 (China 128GB/6GB)
+2.84GHz 64bit Octa-core (7nm)11%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2GHz 64bit Octa-core (6nm)
+8GB LPDDR533%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs6GB LPDDR4X
+256GB (230GB available)128%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs128GB (101GB available)
+UFS 3.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vsUFS 2.2
+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+HDR10Advantage
The HDR10 display provides vibrant colors and more details
vsNot supported
+144Hz20%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
vs120Hz
+(triple camera) 64MP + 13MP + 5MP64%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(dual camera) 48MP + 2MP
+1/1.73" inches60%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/2.76" inches
+(front) 20MP149%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 8MP
+8K UHD (7680x4320)15 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax [wifi6]Advantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax [wifi6] is newer and faster
vs802.11 a/b/g/n/ac [wifi5]
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+Gorilla Glass 5Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
216 grams (7.56 ounces)vs+188 grams (6.58 ounces)15%
Lighter
9.33 millimeters (0.37 inches)vs+8 millimeters (0.31 inches)17%
Thinner
TFT IPS LCDvs+AMOLEDAdvantage
AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
f/1.9 (aperture)vs+f/1.8 (aperture)6%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
Android 10vs+Android 13Advantage
Android 13 is newer and safer
Type-C jack with 3.5mm jack adaptervs+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
Not supportedvs+IP53 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

29 Common items in both devices
16 million
1080x2400 pixels
395 PPI
6.67"
LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
+22 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Redmi K30S (256GB)Redmi Note 12 (China 128GB/6GB)
ModelRedmi K30S (256GB)Redmi Note 12 (China 128GB/6GB)
Other model namesXiaomi Redmi K30S 5G M2007J3SCRedmi Note 12 5G 22101317C
Country or region availableChina
China
China
China
BrandXiaomiXiaomi
Release date10/27/202011/1/2022, Announced: 10/27/2022
Depth9.33 millimeters (0.37 inches)8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)76.4 x 165.1 millimeters (3.01 x 6.5 in)76.21 x 165.88 millimeters (3 x 6.53 in)
Weight216 grams (7.56 ounces)188 grams (6.58 ounces)
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP53 certified: protection against dust and splashing

📲 Display

Redmi K30S (256GB)Redmi Note 12 (China 128GB/6GB)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDAMOLED
Screen size6.67" inches6.67" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~85.2% (screen-to-body ratio)~85% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2400 pixels (20:9)1080x2400 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)395 PPI395 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Not supported
Refresh rate144Hz120Hz
Display features500nits[typ]
HDR10
450nits[typ], 1200nits[peak]
100% DCI P3
Touch Sampling Rate: 240Hz

🤖 Operating System

Redmi K30S (256GB)Redmi Note 12 (China 128GB/6GB)
System versionAndroid 10Android 12
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 13
User Interfacefeature not registeredMIUI 13 / 14

⚙️ Processor

Redmi K30S (256GB)Redmi Note 12 (China 128GB/6GB)
Chipset64bit: Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 (SM8250) (7nm)64bit: Qualcomm Snapdragon 4 Gen 1 (SM4375) (6nm)
CPUOcta-core, 3 processors:
1x 2.84GHz Kryo 585 (Single-core)
3x 2.42GHz Kryo 585 (Triple-core)
4x 1.8GHz Kryo 585 (Quad-core)
Octa-core, 2 processors:
2x 2GHz ARM Cortex-A78 (Dual-core)
6x 1.8GHz ARM Cortex-A55 (Hexa-core)
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 650 (250-587MHz)Qualcomm Adreno 619
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredAnTuTu: 360847 (v9)
Geekbench: 1998 (v5.1), 2017 (v6)

💽 Memory and storage

Redmi K30S (256GB)Redmi Note 12 (China 128GB/6GB)
RAM memory8GB LPDDR56GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage256GB (230GB available)
UFS 3.1
128GB (101GB available)
UFS 2.2
External storageNot supportedNot supported

📶 Mobile networks

Redmi K30S (256GB)Redmi Note 12 (China 128GB/6GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim cardDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum Download / Upload2000/150 Mbps2000/1024 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G, 5G2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
Frequency, bands Expand band details Collapse details
GSM MHz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat20 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat15 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkSA/NSA (1, 3, 41, 78, 79)SA/NSA (1, 3, 5, 8, 28, 41, 77, 78)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, SA/NSAGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, SA/NSA
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedLTE Cat15 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, SA/NSA

📷 Camera

Redmi K30S (256GB)Redmi Note 12 (China 128GB/6GB)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
64 megapixels
13MP ultrawide f/2.4123°1.12µm
5MP macro f/2.4AF
(dual camera)
48 megapixels
2MP depth f/2.41.75µm
Main camera resolution10120x6328 pixels8000x6000 pixels
Video recording (primary)8K UHD (7680x4320) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/1.73" inches1/2.76" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixel0.8µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
Camera extrasfeature not registered1080p@30fps
720p@120fps (slow motion)

📸 Front camera

Redmi K30S (256GB)Redmi Note 12 (China 128GB/6GB)
Front camera (secondary)20 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution5184x3840 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3.4" inches1/4" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixel1.12µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Redmi K30S (256GB)Redmi Note 12 (China 128GB/6GB)
LoudspeakerSupportedMono sound (not stereo)
24-bit/192kHz
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Redmi K30S (256GB)Redmi Note 12 (China 128GB/6GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio outputType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter3.5mm jack
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)USB Type-C (reversible)
Bluetooth5.1 + A2DP/LE5.1 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax [wifi6] (2.4GHz, 5GHz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac [wifi5] (2.4GHz, 5GHz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS, NavICA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
NFCSupportedNot supported
Infrared portSupportedSupported

🧭 Sensors

Redmi K30S (256GB)Redmi Note 12 (China 128GB/6GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Redmi K30S (256GB)Redmi Note 12 (China 128GB/6GB)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts33W Wired fast charging
Quick Charge 4+
USB Power Delivery 3.0
33W Wired fast charging
Inductive / wireless chargingNot supportedNot supported
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Redmi K30S (256GB)Redmi Note 12 (China 128GB/6GB)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous• Colors: Cosmic Black, Lunar Silver
• MIUI 12
• Silicone Case included
• Screen protector included
• Dual stereo speakers
• 24-bit/192kHz audio
• Mi Pay
• Colors: Black, White, Blue

☢️ Radiation rate

Redmi K30S (256GB)Redmi Note 12 (China 128GB/6GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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