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Redmi K20 & K20 Pro unveiled in China, A true 2.0 Flagship!

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The first flagship phone from the Redmi (sub-brand of Xiaomi) unveiled K20/ K20 Pro in China, after much of leaks. The Redmi K20 has been highly hyped & is more of affordable alternative with the likes of OnePlus 7/7 Pro, K20 Pro being the Pro version, the flagship grade smartphone with better specs & features.

Redmi K20/K20 Pro

The device sports a 6.39 inch FHD+ AMOLED display which packs an in-display fingerprint scanner. The display is bezel-less with minimal bottom chin & it has a pop-up front camera. It has an aspect ratio of 19:5:9 and has a screen to body ratio of 91.4%. The K20 is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 whereas K20 Pro has Qualcomm Snapdragon 855. This is the biggest difference between the two devices. The K20 comes in only two variants i.e 6GB RAM and 64/128GB storage, while K20 Pro comes in four variants i.e 6/8GB RAM and 64/128/256GB storage.

Talking about optics, both the device have triple rear camera setup at the back, but the K20 has 48MP Sony IMX 582 (which is a rebranded IMX 586 w/o 4K at 60fps support) whereas K20 Pro has 48MP with f/1.7 aperture Sony IMX 586  primary sensor coupled with 13MP with f/2.4 aperture ultra-wide sensor and an 8MP with an f/2.4 aperture telephoto lens. It supports PDAF, 2x optical zoom, 2K video recording at 60 fps, HDR, 960fps Super Slow-mo and so on. To the front, both K20/K20 Pro has a 20MP pop-up selfie camera with f/2.0 the pop-up camera has an anti-fall mechanism also the camera is scratch & water resistant.

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Both the devices are packed by 4000 mAh battery which charges via Type- C. The K20 Pro supports 27W fast charging while K20 supports only 18W fast charging tech. Both the devices run on Android Pie out of the box on top of Miui 10. Surprisingly both the devices still retain the 3.5mm headphone jack! It has some other features like Dual Band GPS, NFC & Splash resistance. Both the devices are available in Flame Red and Glacier Blue colours. The K20 will be available in China starting from June 1st while K2o Pro will be available from June 6th. The pricing of the phones are as follows:

Redmi K20 (6GB + 64GB) 1999 Yuan ($289)

Redmi K20 (6GB + 128GB) 2099 Yuan ($304)

Redmi K20 Pro (6GB + 64GB) 2499 Yuan ($362)

Redmi K20 Pro (6GB + 128GB) 2599 Yuan ($376)

Redmi K20 Pro (8GB + 128GB) 2799 Yuan ($405)

Redmi K20 Pro (8GB + 256GB) 2999 Yuan ($434)

Redmi K20 Pro Specifications

  • 6.39 inch FHD+ AMOLED display
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
  • 6/8GB RAM & 64/128/256GB Storage
  • Tripe rear camera setup; 48+13+8MP
  • The 20MP front pop-up camera
  • 4000 mAh battery with 27W fast charging

Redmi K20 Specifications

  • 6.39 inch FHD+ AMOLED display
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 730
  • 6/8GB RAM & 64/128/256GB Storage
  • Tripe rear camera setup; 48+13+8MP
  • The 20MP front pop-up camera
  • 4000 mAh battery with 18W fast charging

This CA student is a tech evangelist and a gadget devotee who works with and talks about latest technologies. Basith, being a techie since childhood is a traveller, foodie and an art enthusiast.

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