Redmi finally launched the K20 & K20 Pro in China today & as expected, both the phones come with a killer pricing, especially the K20 Pro, which is a flagship, the first under the “Redmi” lineup. The Redmi K20 is a mid-ranger that comes at a starting price of 1,999 Yuan or $290 while the K20 Pro starts at 2,499 Yuan or $362. Both the phones are the same in terms of the design & it’s just the internals that differ.
Both the Redmi K20 & K20 Pro feature a glass back that shows various patterns when light falls on it at different angles. Both the phones have under display fingerprint scanners & triple cameras on the back. There is a USB Type-C port on the bottom & headphone jack on the top. So, the phones don’t miss out on a headphone jack, something that most companies have ditched on their premium phones,
Both the K20 & K20 Pro have a 6.39-inch AMOLED Full-HD+ display with 19.5:9 aspect ratio & no notch. Since there is no notch or cutout for the front camera, both the phones have a pop-up selfie camera. As the images suggest, there is a small bottom chin as well.
Talking about the performance, this is one area where the phones differ from one another. The Redmi K20 is a mid-ranger with Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 processor whereas the K20 Pro has Qualcomm Snapdragon 855. The K20 comes with 6GB RAM & 64/128GB ROM while the K20 Pro comes with 6/8GB RAM & 64/128/256GB internal storage.
Coming to the cameras, both the Redmi K20 & K20 Pro feature triple rear cameras. The K20 has a primary 48MP camera with f/1.75 aperture, 6P Lens & Sony IMX 582 (not 586) sensor, an 8MP telephoto camera with f/2.4 aperture & a third 13MP wide-angle camera with 124.8-degree FOV. The front camera is a 20MP snapper with f/2.0 aperture.
The K20 Pro has a similar camera setup with the only difference being the primary 48MP camera that has Sony IMX 586 sensor, unlike the IMX 582 sensor on the K20. Both the phones support 960fps super slow motion videos.
Both the K20 & K20 Pro have a 4,000mAh battery. The K20 supports 18W Fast Charging while the K20 Pro supports 27W Fast Charging. There is also Game Turbo 2.0 that helps while gaming. Android 9 Pie runs out of the box with MIUI 10 on top.
Finally, coming to the pricing, the Redmi K20 comes in two variants & here is the pricing –
6GB + 64GB – 1,999 Yuan ($290)
6GB + 128GB – 2,099 Yuan ($304)
The Redmi K20 Pro comes in four variants & the pricing is as follows –