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Redmi K20 & K20 Pro Launching in India under POCO Series.

Xiaomi Redmi K20 series is launching on May 28. This is the China launch date. Xiaomi India has revealed that the Redmi K20 will head to the country very soon. However, the India launch date of the Redmi K20 hasn’t been revealed yet and we are expecting this time this phone makes Indian market as in past most phones like mi series etc. of Xiaomi did not make to Indian market.

We expect the Redmi K20 India launch will happen next month. Ahead of the launch a lot has been talked about the Redmi K20 series of phones. Notably, the Redmi flagship is said to launch in two variants – Redmi K20 and Redmi K20 Pro.
Lets take a look over specification

The Redmi K20 Pro will come with Snapdragon 855 processor and K20 will feature Snapdragon 730SoC. The company is yet to confirm the India variants of the Redmi K20 we speculate in India they willbe launched under POCO Series. Besides the processor all the other specs on both the K20 and K20 Pro are the same.

The specs sheet reveals that the Redmi K20 series will come packed with a 6.39-inch display. It shows that the Redmi K20 phones will include Super AMOLED panel and offer 91.2 per cent screen to body ratio and screen resolution of 1080 x 2340p. The screen of the phone is said to be layered with Corning Gorilla Glass 6 that will make the phone sturdy.

On the camera front the Redmi K20 series is tipped to include single pop-up camera on the front and triple rear cameras on the back panel. On the back side the Redmi K20 phones are said to sport a 48MP primary sensor, 13MP secondary ultrawide lens, and third is an 8MP telephoto lens.

On the front the Redmi K20 series of phones will sport a 20MP sensor for clicking selfies, it will support 4000mAh battery. On the software front the phones are said to run on MIUI 10 on top of Android 9 Pie.

The Redmi K20 phones will be available in three colors – flame red, glacier blue, and carbon fibre black. The phones are said to be available in two variants. The Redmi K20 is said to come with 6GB RAM + 64GB storage and 6GB RAM and 128GB storage configuration. The Redmi K20 Pro is also listed in two variants – base model with 8GB RAM + 128GB storage and 8GB RAM + 256GB storage. Both the Redmi K20 phones are said to include – 3,5mm headphone jack, up to 18W fast charging support. The Redmi K10 will support optical in-display fingerprint sensor, among other things.

Redmi K90 Specification

ModelRedmi K20 or Poco F2Redmi K20 Pro or Poco F2 Pro
ModemGSM / HSPA / LTEGSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bandsGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G bandsHSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G bandsLTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
SpeedHSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-AHSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A
GPRSYesYes
EDGEYesYes
Launch date28,May,201928,May,2019
StatusAvailable in JuneAvailable in June
Dimensions156.7 x 74.3 x 8.8 mm (6.17 x 2.93 x 0.35 in)156.7 x 74.3 x 8.8 mm (6.17 x 2.93 x 0.35 in)
Weight191 g (6.74 oz)191 g (6.74 oz)
SIMDual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Display TypeAMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colorsSuper AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Display Size6.39 inches, 100.2 cm2 (~86.1% screen-to-body ratio)6.39 inches, 100.2 cm2 (~86.1% screen-to-body ratio)
Screen Resolution1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~403 ppi density)1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~403 ppi density)
ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass 5Corning Gorilla Glass 5
HDR SupportYesYes
OSAndroid 9.0 (Pie); MIUI 10Android 9.0 (Pie); MIUI 10
ProcessorQualcomm SDM730 Snapdragon 730 (8 nm)Qualcomm SDM855 Snapdragon 855 (7 nm)
CPUOcta-core (2×2.2 GHz Kryo 470 Gold & 6×1.8 GHz Kryo 470 Silver)Octa-core (1×2.84 GHz Kryo 485 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 485 & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 485)
GPUAdreno 618Adreno 640
Card slotNoNo
Internal256 GB, 8 GB RAM or 64/128 GB, 6 GB RAM256 GB, 8 GB RAM or 128 GB, 6/8 GB RAM or 64 GB, 6 GB RAM
Rear camera setup Triple48 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/2″, 0.8µm, PDAF48 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/2″, 0.8µm, Laser/PDAF
8 MP, f/2.4, 53mm (telephoto), 1/4″, 1.12µm, PDAF, 2x optical zoom8 MP, f/2.4, 53mm (telephoto), 1/4″, 1.12µm, Laser/PDAF, 2x optical zoom
13 MP, f/2.4, 12mm (ultrawide), 1/3″, 1.12µm13 MP, f/2.4, 12mm (ultrawide), 1/3″, 1.12µm
FeaturesDual-LED flash, HDR, panoramaDual-LED flash, HDR, panorama
Rear Video recording2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/120/240fps, 1080p@960fps2160p@30/60fps, 1080p@30/120/240fps, 1080p@960fps
Front CameraMotorized pop-up 20 MP, f/2.2, 0.8µmMotorized pop-up 20 MP, f/2.2, 0.8µm
FeaturesHDRHDR
Front Video Recording1080p@30fps1080p@30fps
LoudspeakerYesYes
3.5mm jackYesYes
WIFIWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspotWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
GPSYes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDSYes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
NFCYesYes
RadioYesYes
USB2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go
SensorsFingerprint (under display), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compassFingerprint (under display), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
BatteryNon-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh batteryNon-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery
ChargingFast battery charging 18WFast battery charging 27W (Quick Charge 4+)
ColorsCarbon black, Flame red, Glacier blueCarbon black, Flame red, Glacier blue
Price$290 or 20,000 INR $360 or 25,000 INR

Availability

The Redmi K20 and K20 Pro’s price in India, as per pricing of Chinese market might give us an idea. The Redmi K20 Pro carries a price tag of CNY 2,499 (roughly Rs. 25,999) in China for the 6GB + 64GB variant. The 6GB + 128GB, 8GB + 128GB, and 8GB + 256GB variants will set buyers back by CNY 2,599 (roughly Rs. 26,000), CNY 2,799 (roughly Rs. 28,000), and CNY 2,999 (roughly Rs. 30,000) respectively.

The Redmi K20, on the other hand, starts at CNY 1,999 (roughly Rs. 20,000) for the 6GB + 64GB variant. The 6GB + 128GB and 8GB + 256GB variants are priced at CNY 2,099 (roughly Rs. 21,000) and CNY 2,599 (roughly Rs. 26,000) respectively. Contrary to speculations, the Redmi K20 and K20 Pro will retain the original names upon their India launch and won’t be marketed as the Poco F2 and Poco F2 Pro.