Xiaomi Redmi K20 Pro | New Flagship Killer

Xiaomi has launched their new smartphone Xiaomi Redmi K20 Pro in India with the top-end Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 chipset in July 2019.

Xiaomi Redmi K20 Pro New Flagship Killer

Xiaomi has given a notch-less display coupled with triple rear camera and pop-up selfie camera.

Rear Camera:


Let’s start with Redmi K20 Pro’s special feature - the Triple Rear Camera setup, that comes with an AI enabled Sony IMX586 ½” sensors along with the below mentioned features:

Main Camera: 48MP with an aperture of F1.75
Secondary Camera: 8MP with an aperture of F2.4 (telephoto lens)
Third Camera: 13MP with an aperture of F2.4 (ultra-wide-angle lens)

  • Zoom: Triple camera zoom with 2x optical zoom & 10x digital zoom,
  • Focusing mode: Laser focus with PDAF,
  • Photo resolution: Up to 8000 x 6000 pixels, and
  • Monochrome Dual Flash

Front Camera:


Xiaomi has given 20MP of Pop-up selfie camera in Redmi K20 Pro for all the selfie lovers.

Selfie Camera of Redmi K20 Pro comes with an AI enabled 20MP sensor with an aperture of F2.2, along with R/B LED and it can record 1080P & 720P videos in 30fps.

The Front Camera also gets the Sapphire glass protection along with the Drop protection and Downward pressure detection mechanism.

Video Recording with Rear Camera:


Redmi K20 Pro gets video recording features like, Electronic image stabilization (EIS) with a video resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels and it can record videos in the below mentioned formats:

  • UHD 4K video recording at 60fps & 30fps
  • 1080P video recording at 60fps & 30fps
  • 720P video recording at 30fps
  • Slow motion video can be recorded in 1080P at 960fps, 240fps & 120fps
  • Slow motion video can also be recorded in 720P at 960fps, 240fps & 120fps

Performance and Chipset:


Redmi K20 Pro gets super-fast Snapdragon 855 (7nm based) which is an Octa-core processor, and it also gets an 8-layer graphite Thermal Silica processor.

The processor is clocked at a speed of 1 x 2.8GHz Kyro 485, 3 x 2.42GHz Kyro 485 and 4 x 1.78GHz Kyro 485 chipset, combined with a GPU of Adreno 640.

Operating System:


Out of the box, Redmi K20 Pro comes with Xiaomi’s own MIUI10, which is based on Android 9.0 (Pie).

It is also bundled with Game Turbo 2.0 for hardcore gamers, which would reduce network delay and optimize touch latency to deliver an immersive gaming experience.

Display:


Redmi K20 Pro comes with FHD+ 6.39-inch Horizon AMOLED Display with a resolution of 2340 x 1080 pixels, that has 403 ppi with 91.9% of screen to body ratio and supports HDR display.

For protection, it gets a Corning Gorilla Glass 5 with an aspect ratio of 19.5:9 and contrast ratio exceeding 60,000:1 with a screen brightness of 430nits and maximum brightness of 600 nits.

Additionally, Redmi K20 Pro also comes with Multi-color Always-on Display and also supports Dark mode.

Special Feature & Sensors:


Another special feature of Redmi K20 Pro is it’s 7th Generation In-Display Fingerprint that allows the phone to unlock faster.

  • Vibration motor
  • Proximity sensor
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Electronic compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Accelerometer

Network & Connectivity:


In Network & Connectivity - Redmi K20 Pro supports the below:

  • Dual nano-SIM slots,
  • Dual 4G VoLTE,
  • Supports dual SIM VoLTE HD calling,
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac and supports both 2.4/5GHz frequencies,
  • Supports MU-MIMO, supports Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi Display,
  • Bluetooth 5.0, Qualcomm TrueWireless TM Stereo Plus,
  • GPS, aGPS, GLONASS, BeiDou navigation,
  • Supports AAC/LDAC/ aptX/ aptX-HD/ aptX-adaptive

Battery:


Redmi K20 Pro gets a non-removable battery size of 4000 mAh with a USB Type-C support. It also comes with the goodness of 9V/2A Quick Charge 4.0 at 27W that supports fast charging.

Variants & Pricing:


Xiaomi has launched two variants of Redmi K20 Pro in India.

The base variant comes with 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of storage capacity, and

And the high-end variant comes with 8 GB of RAM and 256 GB of storage capacity.

For the current price of this variant, you can visit Mi store

This phone is available in Carbon Black, Glacier Blue and Flame Red colors; however, both the variants does not support external MicroSD card.



In a Nutshell:


Redmi K20 Pro comes with special features like 48MP Triple Rear camera and Pop-up selfie camera both with AI, 7th Generation In-display fingerprint sensor, beautiful 6.39” FHD+ super AMOLED display, and Quick Charge 4.0 with 27W for fast charging and the star of this phone Snapdragon 855 chipset.

However, it lacks in external MicroSD card support, no option even as Hybrid card support, also does not have water resistant feature at this price point.

Pros:


  • Snapdragon 855 with 8-layer graphite Thermal Silica processor
  • Good Triple Rear camera & Pop-up Front camera
  • Super Bright & Beautiful 6.39” FHD+ Super AMOLED Display with HDR support
  • 27W Fast Charger, Thanks to Quick Charge 4.0
  • 7th Generation Fingerprint Sensor
  • 3.5mm Audio Jack is present

Cons:


  • No MicroSD Card Support
  • No IP rating / Water resistant at this price range

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Realme X Full Specifications with Pros and Cons

Realme has launched their latest edition, Realme X on 15th July 2019 in India.

To take the competition head-on with other mobile manufacturers, Realme has given some special features at an aggressive price range.


Realme X Full Specifications with Pros. & Cons.

Special features of Realme X are - “Pop-up Camera with AI" and I"n-Display Fingerprint sensor

Rear Camera:


The Dual Rear Camera setup comes with an AI enabled Sony IMX 586 sensors along with the below mentioned features:

Main Camera: 48MP with an aperture of F1.7 (wide sensor)
Secondary Camera: 5MP with an aperture of F2.4 (depth sensor)

  • Intelligent pixel binning Flash,
  • Super Nightscape,
  • Chroma Boost, and
  • New portrait mode styles HDR.

Front Camera:


Let’s now talk about the special feature of Realme X, i.e. its Pop-up Camera setup for all the selfie lovers.

Selfie Camera of Realme X comes with an AI enabled 16MP Sony IMX471 sensor with an aperture of F2.0, along with an Intelligent pixel binning, HDR and New portrait mode styles.

Front Camera also get the Sapphire glass protection along with the Drop protection mechanism.

Video Recording:


Realme X gets video recording features like, Electronic image stabilization (EIS) coupled with Camera delay and it can record videos in the below mentioned formats:

  • 4k video in 30fps
  • 1080p & 720p videos in 60fps & 30fps both
  • Slow motion video can be recorded in 1080p at 120fps
  • Slow motion video can also be recorded in 720p at 960fps & 240fps

Performance & Memory:


Realme X is powered by Snapdragon 710 AIE (10nm based) which is an Octa-core processor.

The processor is clocked at a speed of 2 x 2.2GHz Kyro 360 Gold and 6 x 1.7GHz Kyro 360 Silver chipset, combined with a GPU of Adreno 616.

  • LPDDR4X RAM Solution, and
  • UFS 2.1 Flash Storage

Operating System:


Out of the box, Realme X comes with its own ColourOS realme visual experience, which is based on Android 9.0 (Pie).

It is also bundled with Hyper Boost 2.0 for hardcore gamers, which is powered by two elements (Frame Boost & Touch Boost) for immersive gaming experience without any freeze.

Display:


It has an FHD+ 6.53-inch AMOLED with a resolution of 2340 x 1080 pixels, that has 394 ppi with 91.2% of screen to body ratio.

For protection, it gets a Corning Gorilla Glass 5 with an aspect ratio of 19.5:9 and contrast ratio exceeding 60,000:1 with maximum brightness of 430 nits.

Additionally, Realme X also gets Night mode for eye care.

Special Feature & Sensors:


Another special feature of Realme X is it’s In-Display Fingerprint sensor that comes with the latest technology powered by Goodix G2.4

  • Geomagnetic sensor
  • Acceleration sensor
  • Gyroscope
  • Light and distance sensor

Network & Connectivity:


In Network & Connectivity - Realme X supports the below:

  • Dual nano-SIM slots,
  • Dual 4G VoLTE,
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac and supports both 2.4/5GHz frequencies,
  • Bluetooth 5.0,
  • GPS, aGPS, GLONASS, BeiDou navigation

Battery:


Realme X gets a non-removable battery size of 3765 mAh with a USB Type-C support. It also comes with the goodness of VOOC Flash Charger 3.0 at 20W that supports fast charging.

Variants & Pricing:


Realme has launched two variants of Realme X in India.

The base variant comes with 4 GB of RAM and 128 GB of storage capacity, and

The high-end variant comes with 8 GB of RAM and 128 GB of storage capacity.

For the current price of this variant, please visit Realme website

This phone is available in Polar White, and Space Blue colors; however, both the variants – 4 GB of RAM with 128 GB storage and 8 GB RAM with 128 GB storage does not support external MicroSD card.


In a Nutshell:


Realme X comes with special features like Pop-up selfie camera with AI, In-display fingerprint sensor, beautiful 6.53” FHD+ AMOLED display, and VOOC Charger 3.0 with 20w for fast charging.

However, it lacks in external MicroSD card support, no option even as Hybrid card support, also does not have water resistant feature even in 2019.

Pros:


  • Good Rear & Front cameras
  • Beautiful 6.53” FHD+ Display
  • 20w Fast Charger, Thanks to VOOC

Cons:


  • No MicroSD card support
  • No IP rating / Water resistant

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