The Redmi K20 Pro is everything the Pocophone F2 should be
- Author: Arturo Norris May 30, 2019,
May 30, 2019, 17:14
The new device is a killer and will surely great the crown of the most affordable flagship smartphone. The selfie pop-up camera has a 20MP sensor and comes with a feature that will let users take a wide-angle selfie by just tilting the phone on either side. Alongside it, Redmi also released a non-pro version with lower specs, the Redmi K20. USP of the device is its 48-megapixel primary camera with Sony IMX 586 sensor at the back.
These both represent significant improvements over the Pocophone F1's main camera sensor and display, but more importantly they sound exactly like the next logical evolution for Pocophone hardware. It supports VOOC Flash Charge 3.0 and it also retains a 3.5mm headphone jack. While Xiaomi already offers 6GBand 8GBvariants, it's now said to be working on another variant of K20 Pro with 12GB RAM. The 6GB RAM/128GB storage variant will go for ₹32,999, while the 8GB RAM/256GB storage variant will cost ₹37,999. The only disadvantage we see is that both have no SD card slot. In addition, the tweet is hashtagged as #PopUpInStyle, leading us to believe that the device may be shipped with a pop up selfie camera.
The K20 Pro also comes with a 4,000 mAh battery with 27W fast-charging support via USB Type-C. Talking about the launch offers, with Redmi Note 7 Pro, Telecom company Airtel will get unlimited calling and data for Airtel Thanks Benefit and Airtel TV free subscriptions up to 1,120 GB. The 6GB + 128GB, 8GB + 128GB, and 8GB + 256GB variants are priced at CNY 2,599 (roughly Rs 26,200), CNY 2,799 (roughly Rs 28,200), and CNY 2,999 (roughly Rs 30,200) respectively. Rs 25,000) going up to Yuan 2,999 (Approx. With prices starting from 2,599 yuan to 2,999 yuan, the Redmi K20 Pro can be considered the cheapest smartphone model with Snapdragon 855 mobile platform.
Across the board, the Redmi K20 Pro ties with the OnePlus 7 Pro and beats it in price, and by the same token, it blows the other smartphones in its $400 price segment out of the water. Redmi K20 and Redmi K20 Pro are official in China with 6/64GB, 6/128GB, 8/128GB and 8/256GB of RAM and internal storage variants.
All the other specs are the same, including the display, battery, cameras, and so on.
The K20 Pro comes in Carbon Fiber Black, Flame Red, and Glacier Blue colors. Other highlights of the phone include a dual rear camera setup and an octa-core MediaTek Helio P90 SoC.