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.


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


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.


  • 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


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

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