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Redmi K20 series to Launch in India by mid-July



Xiaomi sub-brand Redmi launched the Redmi K20 and Redmi K20 Pro last week in China. The Chinese manufacturer has been teasing the launch of smartphones in India for a while. The Redmi flagship killer 2.0 will be launched as OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro rivals. Now, the launch date of the Redmi K20 series in India has been confirmed.

Redmi K20 & K20 Pro launch date

Xiaomi Head Manu Kumar Jain today tweeted that the Redmi K20 and the Redmi K20 will be launched in the Indian market in the next few weeks which put the date sometime around mid-July. He didn’t mention anything about the pricing and availability of smartphones. However, they are expected to be launched at competitive price tags similar to what it did with the Poco F1 last year.

In China, the  Redmi K20 Pro pricing starts at CNY 2,499 (Rs 25,000 approx) for the base 6/64GB variant while the other 6/128GB, 8/128GB and 8/256GB costs  CNY 2,599(Rs 26,000 approx), CNY 2,799 (Rs 28,000 approx) and CNY 2,999 (Rs 30,000 approx) respectively. The regular K20 is priced comparatively lower starting at CNY 1,999 (Rs 20,000 approx) for the 6/64GB variant while the 6/128GB comes at a price tag of CNY 2099 (Rs 21,000 approx). They are available in Red and Blue color options.

Redmi K20/K20 Pro series

The Redmi K20 series have similar specifications expect for different chipset and storage variants. Both the smartphones have sleek bezels, curved and shiny gradient rear. They feature a 6.39 inch FHD+ AMOLED display with 19:5:9 aspect ratio and has support for HDR and DC Dimming. It sports a high screen-to-body ratio of 91% and is equipped with a seventh generation in-fingerprint sensor.

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The Redmi K20 Pro is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 chipset paired with 6GB/8GB RAM and 128GB/256GB internal storage. On the other hand the K20 houses a Snapdragon 730 paired with 6GB RAM and 128GB/256GB internal storage. The Pro variant comes with 256GB expandable memory via SD card while the K20 is limited to 128GB.

There is a triple camera setup at the rear consisting of a 48MP Sony IMX586 sensor with f/1.75 aperture, 8MP secondary sensor with f/2.4 aperture and a 13MP wide angle sensor with f/2.5 and 124.8-degree field of view. On the front, there is a 20MP pop-up camera on the front that takes only 0.8 seconds to rise up and is water-resistant and scratch-resistant. The devices run MIUI 10 based on Android 9 Pie.

Additionally, the Redmi K20 Pro has 8 layer graphite cooling technology along with  Game Turbo 2.0 feature that comes with optimizations for gaming, headphone or sound quality, Wi-Fi or mobile network and touch improvements while gaming. The Redmi K20 Pro draws power from a 4,000 mAh battery with USB Type-C 27W fast charging while the Redmi K20 gets 18W fast charging support. Other features include Hi-FI audio, NFC and a 3.5 mm headphone jack.

Redmi K20 Pro specifications

  • 6.39 inch FHD+ AMOLED display
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
  • 6GB/8GB RAM
  • 128GB/256GB internal storage
  • 48MP + 8MP + 13MP rear
  • 20MP front
  • MIUI 10 based on Android 9 Pie
  • 4,000 mAh battery with 27W fast charging

Redmi K20 specifications

  • 6.39 inch FHD+ AMOLED display
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 730
  • 6GB RAM
  • 64GB/128GB internal storage
  • 48MP + 8MP + 13MP rear
  • 20MP front
  • MIUI 10 based on Android 9 Pie
  • 4,000 mAh battery with 18W fast charging
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