Smartphone Shopping Guide 2019

Redmi K20 Pro and Redmi K20 Goes Official [Update: Introduced in India]

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Xiaomi Redmi K20 Pro

Xiaomi held a special event today in China where it unveiled its much anticipated smartphones, the Redmi K20 Pro and Redmi K20. The K20 Pro is a flagship in every aspect - from the display to processor to camera and battery capacity, all are well tender for and should satisfy the requirement of most smartphone buyers. The K20 strictly follows the K20 Pro footsteps in almost all aspects besides the processor and camera.

The duo are basically the same, even in body design, weight and dimensions. While the Redmi K20 Pro opted for Qualcomm top-of-the-line Snapdragon 855 7nm chipset, the Redmi K20 settled for a lower (but "newer" nonetheless) Snapdragon 730 chipset. The RAM and storage configuration differs between the two mobile as well; the later is accompanied by up to 6GB of RAM and up to 128GB of storage, while the former comes with up to 8GB of RAM and up to 256GB of storage.

Triple camera reside on the phones back - 48MP f/1.75 main camera, secondary 8MP f/2.4 telephoto lens, and tertiary 13MP f/2.4 ultra-wide angle lens. The "Pro model" used a Sony IMX586 sensor for its main camera, while the non-pro model used a Sony IMX582 sensor, their major difference. Elevating mechanism housed the 20MP front cameras of the device. Xiaomi said the mechanism have been tested over 300,000 times.

The Redmi K20 Pro and Redmi K20 features 6.39-inch Full HD+ AMOLED display with Gorilla Glass 5 protection, have optical in-display fingerprint sensors for biometric security, support dedicated dual SIM, and are fuelled by 4000mAh batteries with 27W/18W fast charging.

Redmi K20 Pro Specifications

  • 6.39-inch AMOLED Full HD+ (2340x1080) display, 19.5:9 aspect ratio, 91.9% screen-to-body ratio, HDR, Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • 64-bit Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Mobile Platform, Adreno 640 GPU
  • 6GB / 8GB LPDDR4X RAM
  • 64GB / 128GB / 256GB UFS 2.1 built-in storage (non-expandable)
  • 48MP (f/1.75 aperture, Sony IMX586 sensor) + 8MP (Telephoto / f/2.4 aperture, 1.12μm pixel size, 2x loss-less zoom) + 13MP (f/2.4 aperture / 124.8° ultra wide-angle lens / 1.12μm pixel size) triple rear camera, dual LED flash
  • 20-megapixel pop up front camera, f/2.2 aperture
  • OS: Android 9.0 Pie, MIUI 10
  • 7th-Gen in-display fingerprint sensor
  • Dual SIM
  • Qualcomm Aqstic WCD9340 Hi-Fi audio chip
  • Connectivity: WiFi 802.11ac (dual band), Bluetooth 5, Dual 4G VoLTE, 3G, 2G, GPS dual band (L1+L5), GLONASS, NFC, USB Type-C, 3.5mm audio jack
  • Battery: 4,000mAh / 3900mAh (typical/minimum), 27W fast charging
  • Dimensions: 156.7×74.3×8.8mm
  • Weight: 191 grams
  • Colour(s): Glacier Blue, Flame Red, Carbon Fiber Black

Redmi K20

Redmi K20 Specifications

  • 6.39-inch AMOLED Full HD+ (2340x1080) display, 19.5:9 aspect ratio, 91.9% screen-to-body ratio, HDR, Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • 2.2GHz Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 Mobile Platform, Adreno 618 GPU
  • 6GB LPDDR4X RAM
  • 64GB / 128GB UFS 2.1 built-in storage (non-expandable)
  • 48MP (f/1.75 aperture, Sony IMX582 sensor) + 8MP (Telephoto / f/2.4 aperture, 1.12μm pixel size, 2x loss-less zoom) + 13MP (f/2.4 aperture / 124.8° ultra wide-angle lens / 1.12μm pixel size) triple rear camera, dual LED flash
  • 20-megapixel pop up front camera, f/2.2 aperture
  • OS: Android 9.0 Pie, MIUI 10
  • 7th-Gen in-display fingerprint sensor
  • Dual SIM
  • Hi-Fi audio chip
  • Connectivity: WiFi 802.11ac (dual band), Bluetooth 5, Dual 4G VoLTE, 3G, 2G, GPS dual band (L1+L5), GLONASS, NFC, USB Type-C, 3.5mm audio jack
  • Battery: 4,000mAh / 3900mAh (typical/minimum), 18W fast charging
  • Dimensions: 156.7×74.3×8.8mm
  • Weight: 191 grams
  • Colour(s): Glacier Blue, Flame Red

Pricing

  • Redmi K20 Pro 6GB/64GB -> CNY 2499 (US$361)
  • Redmi K20 Pro 6GB/128GB -> CNY 2599 (US$376)
  • Redmi K20 Pro 8GB/128GB -> CNY 2799 (US$405)
  • Redmi K20 Pro 8GB/256GB -> CNY 2999 (US$434)
  • Redmi K20 6GB/64GB -> CNY 1999 (US$289)
  • Redmi K20 6GB/128GB -> CNY 2099 (US$303)

The phones will go on sale on June 6th in China. Pre-order begin today.

Update (July 17, 2019) - Launched in India

Huawei today introduced the Redmi K20 and Redmi K20 Pro in India few weeks after they were unveiled in China. The phones will be arriving to Flipkart and Mi stores on July 22nd, where interested buyers will be able to purchase the Redmi K20 6GB/64GB and 6GB/128GB versions for Rs 21,999 (US$308) and Rs 23,999 (US$336), respectively, and the Redmi K20 Pro 6GB/128GB and 8GB/256GB versions for Rs 27,999 (US$392) and Rs 30,999 (US$434), respectively. Free hard case is bundled in the box.



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