Chinese smartphone brand Xiaomi’s sub-brand Redmi’s first flagship smartphone has been in headlines for a few weeks now. Today, the company has confirmed that the upcoming smartphone will be called Redmi K20. Redmi’s General Manager Lu Weibing also explained that the ‘K’ in ‘K20’ stands for Killer, adding that the K-series will comprise of the company’s performance-driven flagship handsets.
We should mention that this announcement from Redmi comes a day after tipster Ishan Agarwal leaked that the flagship device by the company will be called Redmi K20. He also added that the company may also launch a Pro variant of the Redmi K20 handset. It is worth mentioning that this is not the first time that the Redmi K20 Pro has been tipped about. However, there is no word from the company about the Redmi K20 Pro.
Redmi took to Weibo to announce that the much-talked-about flagship smartphone will be called as the Redmi K20. Weibing also announced the same on Weibo and added that the company will be announcing all its flagship smartphones under the K-series from now on. as we mentioned earlier, ‘K’ in the new series will stand for ‘Killer’.
Just a day before this, Weibing also posted a poll that asked users to guess the name of the upcoming flagship smartphone and the options he wrote included K20, P20, T20, and X20. He also added that the company will be revealing the name today. It has now been confirmed that the flagship device by Redmi will be called as Redmi K20.
A recent leak also suggests that the flagship smartphone will come in two variants – the Redmi K20 and Redmi K20 Pro. It is worth pointing out that one among these two devices will be launched in India as POCO F2. In addition to this, Redmi K20 Pro is said to come with a massive 4,000mAh battery and the presence of a 48MP primary sensor is also tipped. It will also reportedly come with a pop-up selfie camera.
The Chinese smartphone brand has also confirmed that the flagship device will have an in-display fingerprint scanner and a super-wide angle sensor. It is also touted to offer a 2-day battery life. The handset is said to come with a pop-up selfie camera.
We should mention that Xiaomi touted the POCO F1 to be the most affordable smartphone in India to come with Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor, which was the most powerful one at the time of the launch.
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