The Xiaomi Redmi K30 and the Poco X2 focus on enthusiasts. The budget-friendly phones boast a gorgeous 6.67" 1080p 120Hz display. The Xiaomi Redmi K30 and the Poco X2 are two nearly-identical phones with a focus on enthusiasts. The 120Hz display is a major feature of the two phones. It is hard to find a phone like these two for under $300.
In TWRP open the “Install” menu > locate twrp.img image > select “Recovery” partition > install the image file and select “Reboot” > “Recovery”.
Once your device boots in recovery, go to “Install” > locate DM-Verify & Force Encrypt Disabler and install.
Go to reboot and reboot into system.
Xiaomi Redmi K30 & Poco X2 Specification Overview
Hardware and Performance
The two phones are equipped with an octa-core Snapdragon 730G processor (2×2.2 GHz Kryo 470 Gold ; 6×1.8 GHz Kryo 470 Silver). The “G” stands for “gaming”, meaning that this phone is optimized for a great HDR gaming experience. The Antutu benchmark is 272229.
Both phones have Gorilla Glass 5 on both front and back. The difference is that the Poco X2 has a plastic frame, while the Redmi K30 has an aluminum frame.
Both phones have a quad-camera setup and a gorgeous 6.67″ 1080p 120 Hz HDR10 display.
3.5mm headphone jack
USB Type-C 2.0
Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM)
microSD slot (shared SIM slot)
Both phones run Android 10 with Xiaomi’s MIUI 12 skin.
Dimensions: 165.3 x 76.6 x 8.8 mm (6.51 x 3.02 x 0.35 in)
Weight: 208 g (7.34 oz)
The phones have one of the best displays under $300. The display in question is a 6.67″ 120Hz HDR10 IPS LCD (500 nits brightness). The display has a resolution of 1080 x 2400p with a screen-to-body ratio of 84.8%.
Here is the quad-camera setup on the back:
64 MP main camera with PDAF
8 MP ultrawide
2 MP macro
2 MP depth
1080p@up to 120 FPS
The phones have two front cameras:
2 MP depth sensor
The phones have a Li-Po 4500 mAh non-removable battery. They also have 27W fast charging (100% in 68 min).
The phones have a single speaker on the bottom. They also have a 3.5mm headphone jack.
Availability / Price
The phones come in three color variants:
The two phones have several storage options:
64 GB/6GB RAM
The Redmi K30 also has a 128GB/8GB RAM variant.
The POCO X2 is mostly focused on India and starts at $264.75. The Redmi K30 starts at $279.99.