Redmi K20 by Xiaomi With Snapdragon 855 SoC Official Launch Set for May 28

Xiaomi might be bringing the Redmi K20 to the Indian market as well to take on the aggressively priced OnePlus 7

By May 20th, 2019 AT 4:25 PM
Highlights
  • The Redmi K20 will be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 chipset
  • The Redmi K20 Pro will likely launch in India as Poco F2

Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi is set to launch a new smartphone in China — Redmi K20 — on May 28 that would be powered by Snapdragon 855 processor. The company released an official teaser on Monday, confirming the launch date. The Redmi K20 is expected to come to India as well as the Chinese company already teased a flagship handset’s launch in the sub-continent. According to the teaser posted on Weibo, the Redmi K20 will be launched in Beijing on May 28 at 2 PM (11:30 AM India time).

The smartphone would feature a 48MP Sony IMX586 primary camera sensor. The handset is likely to have a triple camera setup at the back and a pop-up selfie camera, much like the recently launched OnePlus 7 Pro. In India, Xiaomi’s Redmi K20 will be aimed at the OnePlus 7 which starts at Rs 32,999.

Ahead of the launch, a lot has been revealed about the Redmi K20 by the company.

Redmi General Manager Lu Weibing recently confirmed that the Redmi K20 would be the cheapest device with Snapdragon 855.

Meanwhile, there are rumours that Xiaomi will unveil two variants of Redmi K20 with the other variant could be Redmi K20 Pro. One could be the standard Redmi K20 and the other will be the Pro variant. Another report suggests that the Redmi K20 Pro will come to India as Poco F2 sometime in H2 2019.

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