Xiaomi’s sub-brand Redmi just announced its first flagship smartphone in China. Since the launch of OnePlus 7 series, Redmi officially teased its flagship and calling it “Flagship Killer 2.0”. So after a bunch of leaks and speculations, the Redmi K20 Pro is now officially launched today. Alongside the K20 Pro, Redmi also launched the Redmi K20 with the latest Snapdragon 730 Mobile Platform. Notably, both devices come with flagship grade specifications and design.It seems like Redmi is all set to gear up their smartphone game and targeting consumers who are willing to spend more. In contrast, earlier Redmi launched its Note 7 Series under the new brand name. On Monday, the company took it to the internet to announce that over 10 million of the Redmi Note 7 series phones have been sold in just 129 days.
The Redmi K20 and K20 Pro is simply a game changer and it will be beneficial for both consumers and the company as well. Therefore, OnePlus 7 series will face tough competition from the Redmi K20 Pro. So without any further delay, let’s jump into the specifications to find out more.
Redmi K20 Pro Specifications
Display and Design
The K20 Pro sports a 6.39-inch Full HD+ notch-less AMOLED HDR display featuring a 91.9% screen-to-body ratio with 2.1mm narrow bezels. The display comes with 103.8% NTSC Color Gamut, 600nit (HBM) / 430nit (Typ) brightness, and Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. In addition, there is hardware DC dimming support, and an in-display fingerprint sensor as well.
Notably, it has a 7th gen optical in-display fingerprint sensor with a 3P lens. It is equivalent to a 7.2μm macro camera, which is 100% higher while compared to the previous generation’s photosensitive area. In addition, the finger area is also increased by 15% to capture the fingerprint better. The dimensions are 156.7×74.3×8.8mm and weight is 191g. It features a 3D curved design, and the back has a flame pattern in blue and red. However, there is also a unique Kevlar gradient texture in the black version.
Hardware and Software
The Redmi K20 Pro is powered by the latest Snapdragon 855 7nm Octa-Core Mobile Platform. It features (1 x 2.84GHz Kryo 485 + 3 x 2.42GHz Kryo 485 + 4x 1.80GHz Kryo 485) cores with Adreno 640 GPU. Furthermore, there is 8 layers of graphite 3D sheet for better heat dissipation, and Game Turbo 2.0. It offers features like sound quality optimization, network optimization and removes all the background tasks. Network optimization implements a smart switch from Wi-Fi to 4G networks for lag-free smooth connectivity.
It has four storage and RAM options- 6GB LPDDR4X RAM+64GB / 128GB (UFS 2.1) internal storage, and 8GB LPDDR4X RAM+128GB / 256GB (UFS 2.1) internal storage.
The K20 Pro runs the latest Android Pie on MIUI 10 on top. All this backed by a 4000mAh battery with support for 27W fast charging. Notably, it can charge the phone up to 58% in 30 minutes.
In terms of cameras, it features 48MP 1/2″ Sony IMX586 sensor with Laser/PDAF, Dual LED Flash, f/1.75 aperture, 0.8μm pixel size, and 6P lens. Furthermore, it is accompanied by an 8MP 1/4″ OV8856 telephoto lens with 1.12μm pixel size, f/2.4 aperture for 2x loss-less zoom. There is also a 13MP 1/3″ Samsung S5K3L6 124.8° ultra-wide angle sensor featuring 1.12μm pixel size and f/2.4 aperture. The rear camera is capable of shooting 2160p@30/60fps and 1080p@30/120/240fps.
On the front, It got a 20MP pop-up camera with f/2.2 aperture, 0.8μm. However, the front camera can only shoot videos at 1080p@30fps. Both the cameras are packed with tons of AI features and there is native 1080p@960fps slow-motion video recording support as well.
Connectivity options include- Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5, GPS (L1 + L2 Dual Band) + GLONASS, NFC, and USB Type-C port. Notably, 3.5mm audio jack is also present and accompanied by the Qualcomm Aqstic WCD9340 Hi-Fi audio chip.
Redmi K20 Pro Price and Availability
The Redmi K20 Pro will be available in three color options- Flame Red, Glacier Blue, and Carbon Fiber Black. The pricing of the Redmi K20 Pro goes like this-
- 6 GB + 64 GB= 2499 Yuan ($361 / €323 / Rs. 25,200 approx.)
- 6 GB + 128 GB= 2599 Yuan ($377 / €337/ Rs. 26,220 approx.)
- 8 GB + 128 GB 2799 Yuan ($405 / €362/ Rs. 28,230 approx.)
- 8 GB + 256 GB 2999 Yuan ($434 / €388/ Rs. 30,245 approx.)
K20 Pro is now available for order and it will go on sale in China from June 1.
Redmi K20 Specifications
The Redmi K20 specifications are the same as the K20 Pro with just two major changes. Firstly, it is powered by the Snapdragon 730 8nm based Octa-Core Mobile Platform featuring (2.2GHz Dual + 1.8GHz Hexa) coupled with Adreno 618 GPU. Lastly, it comes with 6GB LPDDR4X RAM with 64GB / 128GB (UFS 2.1) storage combination. Rest specifications are exactly the same except for the camera sensor which is a Sony IMX582
Redmi K20 Price and Availability
However, Redmi K20 will be only available in two colors- Flame Red, and Glacier Blue. The pricing of the Redmi K20 goes like this-
- 1999 Yuan (US$ 289 / Rs. 20,160 approx.) for the 6GB+64GB version
- 2099 Yuan (US$ 203 / Rs. 21,165 approx.) for the 6GB+128GB version
Redmi K20 is also available for order but it will go on sale in China from June 6.
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