Xiaomi launches its flagship killer Redmi K20 and Redmi K20 Pro

Xiaomi Redmi K20 series has been launched in India with new phones – Redmi K20 and Redmi K20 Pro. The Pro variant comes with the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor and the price starts at Rs 27,999 for the base storage model. The premium phone will compete with OnePlus 7 series and Asus 6Z.

Redmi K20 Pro comes with a 6.35-inch display with an FHD+ resolution and 19.5:9 aspect ratio. The device has a in-display fingerprint sensor along with a pop-out front-facing camera which gives the phone a near bezel-less design. Redmi’s ‘Flagship Killer 2.0’ has certainly got the flagship-level internals as well. Powering the device is a Snapdragon 855 SoC which is paired with up to 8 GB of RAM and 256 GB of storage. The device runs on Android 9.0 Pie along with Xiaomi’s MIUI 10 skin overlaying it.

In terms of camera, the Redmi K20 Pro has triple rear cameras which consist of a 48 MP primary sensor + 13 MP ultra-wide sensor + 8 MP telephoto lens with 2X optical zoom. The pop-out camera on the phone has a 20 MP sensor. In terms of video shooting capabilities, the device has a 960 fps slo-mo feature along with 4K @ 30 fps recording. The phone has a 4,000 mAh battery which supports 27 W fast-charging capabilities. Redmi claims this can charge the phone 58 percent in 30 minutes and completely fill the power cell in 74 minutes. Apart from that Redmi has also added a Game Turbo 2.0 feature that allocates more resources for gaming. Redmi K20 packs in the Snapdragon 730 and also has the Sony IMX582 sensor instead of Redmi K20 Pro’s IMX586. Rest, all other specs remain the same except for an 18W fast charging support instead of 27W. Since Xiaomi has been calling this Flagship Killer 2.0, and its competing One Plus series. The Redmi K20 is priced at Rs 21,999, competing for One Plus 7 and the Redmi K20 Pro priced at Rs 27,999 in India, competing for OnePlus 7 Pro.