Redmi, the sub-brand of Xiaomi in China will be launching its first flagship smartphone tomorrow (May 28). Not one, but Redmi will be unveiling two smartphones under its Redmi K20 series. The smartphones in question are the Redmi K20 and the Redmi K20 Pro which are already teased to reach the Indian market sometime next month. Ahead of the official launch, the pricing of Redmi K20 Pro has been leaked online along with a real-life image of the phone with key specifications. Going by the leaked pricing of the Redmi K20 Pro, the phone will come in three variants with up to 8GB of RAM and it will start at 2299 Yuan (approx. Rs 23,900) in China. In India, the phone may cost less than Rs 25,000 like the Poco F1. Do make a note that the Redmi K20 Pro will be a different smartphone altogether and it might reach global markets with a Mi 9T Pro moniker.
Pricing of Redmi K20 Pro Surfaced Online Ahead of Launch
Like every other high-end phone releasing these days, the Redmi K20 Pro will also come in different variants with the difference being the storage and RAM. Going by the report, the Redmi K20 Pro will be launched in three variants- 6GB+128GB, 8GB+128GB and 8GB+256GB. The Redmi K20 Pro with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage will likely retail for just 2299 Yuan (approx. Rs 23,900), the 8GB+128GB variant to cost 2499 Yuan (approx. Rs 25,900), while the high-end 8GB+256GB to cost 2899 Yuan (approx. Rs 30,080).
If these are the official prices, then the phone will be the cheapest one across the world with flagship Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 chipset. Besides the Redmi K20 Pro, the company will also be launching the Redmi K20 which will reportedly start at 1999 Yuan with the only difference between the two phones being the less powerful Snapdragon 730 chipset.
Xiaomi Redmi K20 Pro: Rumoured Specifications and Features
The Redmi K20 Pro is all over the internet which isn't surprising as almost all the phones are being leaked online ahead of the official launch. The Redmi K20 series will have two phones- the Redmi K20 and the Redmi K20 Pro with the latter being the flagship phone from the brand. A recent report also said that the Redmi K20 and K20 Pro smartphones could head to other global markets as Mi 9T and Mi 9T Pro.
Talking about the rumoured specifications, the K20 Pro will feature a 6.39-inch Full HD+ Super AMOLED screen and it will not feature any notch on top. Redmi is going with a pop-up selfie camera for the first time like the OnePlus 7 Pro. The K20 Pro will also have an in-display fingerprint scanner and will arrive in three colour options- Carbon Fiber Black, Glacier Blue, and Flame Red.
At the heart of the phone, we get the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SoC, paired with up to 8GB of RAM and 256GB of onboard storage. There may not be a microSD card slot for storage expansion. As for the cameras, there will be a triple camera setup comprising of a 48MP primary shooter and probably a wide-angle and telephone lens. The phone will be backed by a 4000mAh battery with fast charging capabilities.
The Redmi K20, on the other hand, will feature a less powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 chipset, paired with up to 8GB of RAM.
Xiaomi India already teased that it's going to launch smartphones with Snapdragon 730 SoC and Snapdragon 855 SoC. So probably both the Redmi K20 and Redmi K20 Pro handsets will reach the Indian market very soon.