Xiaomi Redmi K20, Redmi K20 Pro launch highlights: To be available starting 22 July at 12 pm

Redmi K20 Pro and Redmi K20 have been aggressively promoted in India as the “Flagship Killer 2.0”.

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  • 13:36 (IST)

    That's all guys! See, you at the next launch.

    Don't forget to revisit Tech2 for our review of the Redmi K20 Pro. It should be up any moment now :)

  • 13:21 (IST)

    Redmi K20 and Redmi K20 Pro will be available starting 22 July at 12 pm on Flipkart, mi.com and at Mi Homes

  • 13:18 (IST)

    THAT'S NOT ALL! XIAOMI HAS ALSO ANNOUNCED A GOLD K20 PRO!

    No, it's not gold colour, it's made of gold. And it's priced at Rs 4,80,000. Xiaomi is still deciding on when and how they want to sell it. There are limited units of the phone. Obvio!

  • 13:15 (IST)

    Redmi K20 will also comes in two variants

    6 GB RAM + 64 GB storage = Rs 21,999

    6 GB RAM + 128 GB = Rs 23,999

  • 13:13 (IST)

    Redmi K20 Pro has been launched in two variants:

    6 GB RAM + 128 GB storage = Rs 27,999

    8 GB RAM + 256 GB storage = Rs 30,999

  • 13:08 (IST)

    Redmi K20 only has a different processor — Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 Soc

    You still get a 4,000mAH battery but an 18W charging support. The camera specifications is the same, — 48 MP + 13 MP + 8 MP — a Super AMOLED screen, an in-display fingerprint sensor, also supports Game Turbo 2.0.

  • 13:03 (IST)

    Now it's Redmi K20's turn:

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    Summing up all Redmi K20 Pro specifications:

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    Redmi K20 Pro features dual-frequency GPS 

    It basically means you will be able to get more accurate locations

  • 12:58 (IST)

    Redmi K20 Pro is fuelled by a 4,000 mAh battery and will support 27W sonic charge

    The sonic charge can fuel up for phone to 58 percent in 30 minutes. 

  • 12:56 (IST)

    ​Recalling all camera specs of Redmi K20 Pro

  • 12:55 (IST)

    Redmi K20 Pro also supports UHD 4K video at 60 fps

    And all three sensors on the camera support the video resolution.

  • 12:52 (IST)

    The third sensor on the Redmi K20 Pro's triple rear camera setup is a 13 MP wide-angle lens.

    The phone's camera also comes with a dedicated night mode. 

  • 12:49 (IST)

    The triple camera setup on the Redmi K20 Pro also sports an 8 MP telephoto lens.

  • 12:47 (IST)

    Redmi K20 Pro uses a triple-camera setup at the back

    The primary sensor is a 48 MP Sony IMX 586 Sensor. 

  • 12:46 (IST)

    Redmi K20 Pro uses a 20 MP pop-selfie camera, which also supports AI Face Unlock

  • 12:45 (IST)

    If you are wondering "gira toh kya hoga?" Here's what Xiaomi has to say:

  • 12:42 (IST)

    Redmi K20 Pro uses a pop-up camera

    The pop-up camera module uses something called Camer Edge Lighting system. 

  • 12:40 (IST)

    Redmi K20 Pro's display specs:

  • 12:39 (IST)

    Xiaomi Redmi K20 Pro sports a 6.4-inch Super AMOLED Display.

    This is the first time we are seeing a Redmi smartphone using a Super AMOLED display. It uses 600 nits of brightness and comes with HDR 10 support. And YES! it has widevine L1 support, which means you can watch Neflix on high definition resolution on it. Also has an always-on display!

  • 12:36 (IST)

    Redmi K20 Pro comes in three colour variants

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    Redmi K20 Pro's Flaming Red colour variant

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    Redmi K20 Pro's gorgeous blue colour variant, ladies and gentlemen! 

  • 12:27 (IST)

    A recap of Redmi K20 Pro's performance specs:

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    Redmi K20 Pro uses an 8-layer graphite cooling system to avoid heating up of the phone.

  • 12:24 (IST)

    The Redmi K20 Pro's gaming experience is also made better with some touch enhancements

  • 12:23 (IST)

    The Redmi K20 Pro also has a Night Vision mode to better your experience for day-night battle royale games. 

  • 12:22 (IST)

    The Game turbo comes with Sound Qualtiy Optimisation and touch enhancements

  • 12:20 (IST)

    Redmi K20 Pro features second-generation Game Turbo mode.

  • 12:17 (IST)

    For a good gaming performance, Redmi K20 Pro sports Adreno 640 GPU.

  • 12:16 (IST)

    Redmi K20 Pro's processor architecture:

  • 12:14 (IST)

    Xiaomi Redmi K20 Pro is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SoC.

  • 12:12 (IST)

    Starting with the Redmi K20 Pro that Manu Jain calls "the world's fastest smartphone". Is it?

  • 12:06 (IST)

    Jain says that mi.com has now become third-largest platform for e-commerce for electronics and gadgets in India 

  • 12:02 (IST)

    Xiaomi VP Manu Kumar Jain is now on stage

  • 11:59 (IST)

    Welcome to the Redmi K20, K20 Pro live blog, guys!


Xiaomi launching the new K-series of smartphones in India today: the Redmi K20 and Redmi K20 Pro. The company is hosting an event in New Delhi today at 12 pm IST. The launch event will be streamed live on Xiaomi's official events website. Regardless of where you are, you can tune into the event by checking this link for your local time for the event.

Xiaomi Redmi K20, Redmi K20 Pro launch highlights: To be available starting 22 July at 12 pm

The Redmi K20 series is expected to arrive in India on 17 July. Image: Xiaomi

Already launched in China and with more than a million units sold in the country, the Redmi K20 Pro and Redmi K20 have been aggressively promoted in India as the “Flagship Killer 2.0”. Looking at the advertising and promotions, it seems like the K-series smartphones are going to take on OnePlus.

Redmi K20 Pro and Redmi K20 Specs

Redmi K20 Pro comes with a 6.35-inch display with an FHD+ resolution and 19.5:9 aspect ratio. The device has a fingerprint sensor of the in-display variety 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 optics, 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, we expect the company will likely price the phone right in the range of the OnePlus 7 (review) which is priced at Rs 32,999.

The Redmi K20 Pro is expected to be priced below the Rs 48,999 in India, competing for OnePlus 7 Pro (review).




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