Even in the whirlwind caused by big Hong-Kong Electronics company Huawei facing an imminent banned from using Android on their future smartphones, we still keep getting new smartphone launch each day.
Chinese consumer electronics company – Xiaomi has seen their stock and status in the mobile industry skyrocket in the past year with the release of the Redmi Note 7 and the different Mi devices and this year, the might be looking to take over the camera tech department from Oppo with the release of the Redmi K20 Pro.
The Redmi K20 Pro device is an amazing device which comes packs with flagship looking specs, a genius display design and…that Pop-up camera technique.
Redmi K20 Pro Overview
Although with no much buzz in Nigeria surrounding its launch, Xiaomi’s recent inquest in the Nigerian market has seen lots of advert placements featured all over the country and the hope is that in no time, the Redmi K20 Pro will be able to breach the gap between midrange and the flagship device choice.
The Redmi K20 Pro runs on Android 9 Pie with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 chip processor sitting on top and the efficient Adreno 640 GPU for your gaming experience. A 6GB RAM and 64GB storage space erase all the need for an SD card.
The Redmi K20 Pro has a 6″ inch screen with 1080 x 2340 px (FHD+) display on the Corning Gorilla Glass 5 which seems huge but so is the 48/8MP Sony IMX586 Exmor RS primary and secondary sensor all packing dual LED capabilities.
Here’s the Redmi K20 Pro Review in full…
Redmi K20 Pro Design
You don’t need a helping hand to differentiate between a flagship-grade smartphone from a midrange but the Redmi K20 Pro design will leave you in a bewildered state as to which category it definitely falls in.
First off, the Redmi K20 comes in a glass est plastic design in its stride. A curved 3D glass body which houses all the usual smartphone elements; from the in-display fingerprint sensor, primary and secondary LED flashlight sensors, the headphone jack down to that pop-up camera at the very top.
On the front of the Redmi K20 Pro, there’s a 6.39-inch Full HD+ AMOLED notchless display which also houses a seventh generation in-display fingerprint scanner. With this expansive display, the K20 Pro gets a screen-to-body ratio of 91.9%.
Redmi k20 Pro Display
Redmi K20 Pro Battery
The fast charge technology embedded in this flagship has to be the major highlight with the device getting a 27W fast charging with the monster capability to charge the 4,000mAh battery within 80 minutes.
Redmi K20 Storage and Performance
Redmi K20 Pro Software and UI
However, XDADevelopers has report that the Redmi K20 smartphone will now be among Xiaomi devices eligible for the Android Q beta program alongside the Mi 9 and the Mi MIX 3 5G edition smartphones.
Redmi K20 Pro Camera
In terms of photography, the Redmi K20 Pro gets triple cameras on the back with the setup including a 48MP Sony IMX586 primary sensor, an 1/4″ 8MP telephoto sensor with f/2.4 aperture, and a 1/3″ 13MP wide-angle lens with a 127º FOV and an f/2.4 aperture.
Pricing and Availability
Much remains to be heard concerning the availability of the two devices outside of China but Xiaomi can be expected to rebrand the two smartphones as other devices with speculation mounting that the K20 Pro might even end up as the POCO F2.
The Redmi K20 Pro starts at CNY 2,499 (~$360) for the 6GB/64GB variant, CNY 2,599 (~$375) for 6GB/128GB, CNY 2,799 (~$405) for 8GB/128GB, and CNY 2,999 (~$435) for the 8GB/256GB version.
As for the Redmi K20, it will available starting at CNY 1,999 (~$290) for the 6GB/64GB variant while the 6GB/128GB variant is priced at CNY 2,099 (~$305).
The Redmi K20 and K20 Pro device both come in three colour options for the back – Flame Red, Glacier Blue and Carbon Fiber Black.
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