Latest Updates on Xiaomi Redmi “K”iller20, Redmi K20 Pro Launch Date, Price, Specifications, Features
Xiaomi today launched @11:30 am IST the much awaited Redmi second Killer Flagships – Redmi K20 and Redmi K20 Pro. The event was live streamed which can be watched on clicking on the banner in Chinese. The event covered the Redmi K20 Pro launch date, price, specifications and other devices under Xiaomi banner.
Let me first touch with my readers on the launch and booking pre-orders. The pre-orders for Redmi K20, Redmi K20 Pro and Redmi 7A will open @6 o’clock tonight, China time. The first sale of Redmi K20 Pro will start @10am China Time on 1st June. Redmi K20 and Redmi 7A will be put on sale on 6th June, @10:00 am China Time.
Redmi K20 Pro and Redmi K20 Price
Redmi K20 Pro will be released in the market at Yuan 2499(INR 25198) for the base variant going up to Yuan 2999(INR 30239). The Redmi K20 will be release at Yuan 1999(INR 20155). This gives a fair idea of what Poco F2 launch price of the base variant should be. As per rumors Redmi K20 Pro will be rebranded in India and sold as Poco F2. Going by this logic the base variant should be priced around Rs24999
Will Redmi K20 Pro launch in India as Poco F2?
Xiaomi has been running several teasers in India about the launch of Redmi K20 series in India powered with Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor. The hype is there and the market is expecting from the rumors and teasers that Redmi K20 Pro should be Poco F2 in India. This would be the first one of its kind by Xiaomi.
In the Redmi “Killer 2.0” launch event by General Manager Lu Weibing, he clearly carved out the journey of brand Redmi. It will be directly competing with OnePlus 7 Pro, Oppo Reno, Vivo iQOO and Honor 20 Pro. The opening video of the event shows shots from Avengers: Endgame too and we can definitely wait for an Avengers edition of the Redmi K20. It will be a limited edition gift box with the Avengers 4 metal theme card and a limited mobile phone case. The presentation from him clearly showed Redmi K20 with a popup selfie camera. Also, he highlighted the budget-friendly and premium featured phone to be powered with new technology – high-end SD855 processor, AMOLED display, glass, and metal design, 48MP camera. This is what we had been waiting for, to hear from horse’s mouth!
Redmi K20 Pro aka Poco F2 display
Redmi K20 Pro Carbon fiber black finish variant was officially released. You can have a look at the shots for vivid imagination about a possible Poco F2 too
Redmi K20 Pro display, as expected the full-screen display has ultra-thin bezels and the screen area is much more in comparison to its previous models. From the video one can make out 91% screen to body ratio. Feature of an in-display seventh generation fingerprint scanner is also provided.
The device will sport a 6.39-inch, an AMOLED display with a full HD+ resolution and HDR support. The streaming clearly shows that there is no notch giving more play area, especially to gamers. The display aspect ratio is 19.5:9 with 600 nits of maximum brightness.
The seventh generation in-display optical fingerprint scanner for Redmi K20 Pro is claimed to be much efficient while unlocking. Pop up selfie camera has protection from dust by sapphire lens cover which will be both wear-resistant and scratch-resistant. Another unique feature that Redmi K20 Pro can boast of is the lifting of 6 kinds of sound effects by the front camera.
The weight of Redmi K20 Pro will be 191 grams and will come with a curvature at the back. Phone’s dimensions as shown on the screen are 156.7mm x 74.3mm x 8.8mm
There have been rumors and leaks everywhere pointing out Redmi K20 Pro to be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon octa-core processor 855 and this has turned out to be true. SD 855 will be a 7nm chipset and will have Adreno 640 GPU for better graphics. Antutu scores of the phone have been claimed to be an impressive score of 458,75 much more than the claimed average of 380,000.
The gadget will have a 3.5 mm headphone jack with support for Hi-Fi audio. The batter will be 4000 mAh with NFC support. Another important feature which was highlighted was AI driven smart optimization to make the phone’s battery last longer.
Redmi K20 Pro for Gamers
An 8 layer graphite cooling technology will be built in the device. The phone has a three dimensions cooling structure, which is double-sided. The gamers will benefit out of this feature when they will use it for a longer duration. Xiaomi has tried to rectify the issues of its previous versions in the market.
Redmi K20 Pro will be powered with Game Turbo 2.0 feature. It will be a complete package for gamers including optimizations for headphone/sound quality, WiFi/ mobile network, touch mode while gaming. Also for better viewing during gameplay improvements of dark areas of the screen have been taken care of.
Redmi K20 Pro Camera Specifications
Xiaomi has for the first incorporated a rear triple camera with 48MP Sony IMX586 camera, an 8MP telephoto sensor, and a 13MP wide-angle sensor. The 8MP sensor has f/2.4 aperture, the 48MP camera has an f/1.75 aperture, while the 13MP sensor has f/2.5 and a 124.8-degree field of view.
Redmi K20 Pro model has a 20MP pop-up selfie front camera which rises smoothly in 0.8 seconds and also supports a wide-angle mode.
I believe that with the confirmation on specifications and price the excitement towards India Launch of Poco F2 has all the more increased. Time is not far though. Hopefully, we should be able to see one by mid of June!