The Redmi K20 Pro is the most affordable smartphone with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SoC. But did Xiaomi cut too many corners to get to this price?
The Redmi K20 Pro is yet another ‘flagship killer’ by Xiaomi. Aimed at mid-range buyers who want something premium without causing a hole in their pockets, the K20 Pro packs more than enough dynamism. The phone has a 6.39-inch AMOLED full-HD+ display bearing 1080×2340 pixels resolution and an aspect ratio of 19.5:9 alongside support for HDR and Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. Under the hood, Qualcomm’s top-end Snapdragon 855 SoC powers the smartphone with 6GB of LPDDR4x RAM and 128GB of UFS2.1 internal storage. The phone also boasts an optical in-display fingerprint sensor.
Concerning imaging prowess, the Redmi K20 Pro has an AI-backed 48MP+13MP+8MP triple camera setup on the rear. On the front, the phone sports a 20MP pop-up selfie shooter. A 4,000mAh battery backs the Redmi K20 Pro with support for 27W fast charge and USB Type-C connectivity. Other connectivity options include dual-SIM, Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2.4G and 5G), dual 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth 5.0, a 3.5mm headphone jack, dual-band dual-antenna GPS, and NFC.
Xiaomi Redmi K20 Pro Price in India
Xiaomi Redmi K20 Pro Key Specifications
4000 mAh capacity
Dual, Nano-SIM sim configuration
6.39 inches screen size
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 cpu
Android, v9.0 (Pie) operating system
Triple (48MP + 13MP + 8MP);20MP (Pop-Up) camera
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The latest Xiaomi Redmi K20 Pro news
Xiaomi announces Alpha Sale program for the Redmi K20 and the K20 Pro
The Xiaomi Redmi K20 and the K20 Pro will be on an Alpha Sale starting July 12 before the official launch of the devices on the 17th...View more
Redmi K20, K20 Pro India Launch Date Scheduled for July 17
It was known for some time that Xiaomi would be bringing the Redmi K20 and Redmi K20 Pro to India in July. Now, the smartphone maker has released a tweet which states that the two smartphones would be making their way to the country on July 17. Since the two smartphones already debuted in China in May of this year, we have a good idea of what to expect in terms of their pricing. The REdmi K20 should be priced around INR 20,000 for its base model, while the Redmi K20 pro will likely start off at INR 25,000....View more
Xiaomi launches a new Avengers Themed version of the Redmi K20 Pro in China
Xiaomi has announced the launch of a special version of the Redmi K20 Pro in China which is known as the Redmi K20 Pro Avengers Limited Edition...View more
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Redmi K20 Pro With Stunning Design Paired AMOLED Screen, Powerful Snapdragon 855 SoC
The Redmi K20 Pro packs a vivid design in a 3D four-curved large arc body. The rear panel of the handset utilizes the nano-holographic technology that produces flamed textures giving an amazing rear outlook. The use of 3D glass and sleek frame makes the phone fit better into the hands. In a bid to make the K20 Pro a perfect mix of design and flagship goodness, Xiaomi opted for an AMOLED full-HD+ screen with HDR support. The 6.39-inch display has 60000:1 high contrast and is also integrated with blue-eye protection technology.
Qualcomm’s high-end Snapdragon 855 chipset powers the K20 Pro. Based on Kryo 485 architecture and 7nm manufacturing process, the SD855 chipset offers up to 2.84GHz of highest CPU frequency. It includes Adreno 640 GPU and AI Engine 4th gen offering the optimum AI performance. The Redmi K20 Pro boasts an optical In-display fingerprint with a complete photosensitive area for faster unlocking. On the software front, the Redmi K20 Pro runs Android 9 Pie-based MIUI 10 out-of-the-box. The software also packs additional performance boosting features such as Mi Turbo and Game Turbo 2.0.
Triple Rear Cameras and Pop-up Selfie Camera on Redmi K20 Pro
The Redmi K20 has sports 48MP+13MP+8MP triple rear cameras offering up to 2x optical zoom and a slew of other features including AI dynamic light spot, AI studio light effect, Portrait mode, HDR, AI Beauty, Face recognition, 960 fps slow-mo video recording, and more. The setup is assisted by AI (Artificial Intelligence), ensuring optimum quality. There is a 20MP pop-up selfie camera on the front that comes into action whenever the front camera in the camera app is in use or Face Unlock feature is being used. It supports several features including AI Portrait Mode, AI Studio Light, Front HDR, Full-HD video recording, and more.
Xiaomi Enters Flagship Segment in India With K20 Pro
The Redmi K20 Pro is the first step by Xiaomi to make an entry into the flagship segment in India properly. The company is doing this to stay in the same loop as OnePlus in India. With the OnePlus 7 Pro, OnePlus had clearly distinguished its segment in the Indian smartphone market. Now, it is Xiaomi’s turn to do the same by launching a whole new series stacked with top-of-the-line features. Xiaomi could trump OnePlus by launching its flagship at a lower price.
Xiaomi also openly mocked OnePlus after the OnePlus 7 Pro launch through a teaser image for the K20 Pro. In the image, Xiaomi congratulated OnePlus for the latest flagship and added the regards by ‘Flagship Killer 2.0.’ Well, the brand has set the ball rolling for the fans to choose between Redmi and OnePlus.