After months of teases and leaks, the Redmi K20 and the Redmi K20 Pro have finally been launched at a press event in Beijing, China. The new smartphones are the latest offering from the Chinese smartphone maker. The Redmi K20 and the Redmi K20 Pro are the most premium smartphones launched in the Redmi sub-brand of Xiaomi and they are priced more than a typical Redmi device. The Redmi K20 and the Redmi K20 Pro come with AMOLED displays, in-display fingerprint scanners and hardware DC Dimming support. And the Redmi K20 and the Redmi K20 will be the first smartphones from Xiaomi to have the pop-up selfie camera. Other than the new smartphones, the company also launched the RedmiBook 14 at the event. Here’s a look at the price and specifications of the Redmi K20 and Redmi K20 Pro:
Redmi K20 and Redmi K20 Pro price and availability
Redmi K20 with the 6GB RAM/ 64GB storage is priced at CNY 1,999 (approximately Rs 20,200) and the 6GB RAM/ 128GB storage variant of the smartphone costs CNY 2,099 (approximately Rs 21,200). The Redmi K20 is available in two colour options – Glacier Blue and Flame Red.
The Redmi K20 Pro with the 6GB RAM/ 64GB storage holds a price tag of CNY 2,499 (approximately Rs 25,200). The 6GB RAM/ 128GB storage variant of the device has a price tag of CNY 2,599 (approximately Rs 26,200) while the one with 8GB RAM/ 128GB storage is priced at CNY 2,799 (approximately Rs 28,200). The top-end variant of the Redmi K20 Pro with 8GB RAM/ 256GB storage is priced at CNY 2,999 (approximately Rs 30,200). The Redmi K20 Pro will come in three colour options – Glacier Blue, Flame Red and Carbon Fiber Black.
The first sale of the Redmi K20 will start on June 6 in China while the Redmi K20 will start selling from June 1 onwards.
Although the India release of both the newly launched Redmi smartphone is currently not known, Xiaomi India’s head Manu Kumar Jain had earlier tweeted about their arrival in the country. But then, we still need to find out when it will happen.
Redmi K20 Pro specifications
Redmi K20 Pro sports a 6.39-inch Full-HD+ (1080 x 2340 pixels) AMOLED display screen with an aspect ratio of 19.5:9. It has a 91.9% screen to body ratio and comes with hardware DC dimming support. The new Redmi K20 Pro is powered by the octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SoC (1 core X 2.85GHz, 3 cores X 2.42GHz, and 4 cores X 1.8GHz) paired with Adreno 640 GPU. It comes with up to 8GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage and can support a microSD card of up to 512GB. The newly launched Redmi K20 Pro packs a 4,000mAh battery with 27W fast charging support and has an in-display fingerprint scanner.
On the camera front, the Redmi K20 Pro features an AI-powered triple-rear camera setup which comprises of a 48MP Sony IMX586 sensor and an f/1.75 aperture, a 13MP wide-angle-lens and an 8MP sensor with an f/2.4 aperture. On the front, there is a 20MP pop-up selfie camera.
Connectivity options of the Redmi K20 Pro include Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, NFC, USB Type-C port and a 3.5mm audio jack.
Redmi K20 specifications
Coming to Redmi K20, it holds similar features, design and specifications as its Pro variant. But it is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 SoC paired with up to 6GB RAM and 128GB of internal storage. It packs a 4,000mAh battery but with 18W fast charging support.
Rest of the specifications of the Redmi K20 is same as the Redmi K20 Pro.
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