Xiaomi is all set to launch the Redmi K20 in China on May 28 and this is already creating ripples all over. It is being dubbed as ‘Flagship Killer 2.0’, and there are rumours that it could come with a plethora of premium specifications and features.
The handset has already made a number of appearances on the web which has given us a sneak peek into the unique design and amazing colour choices. An official teaser was dropped where the Redmi K20 can be seen with gradient design with a blend of red, blue and black as well as an aurora effect. Also, the back panel of the phone is packed with a triple camera setup. It has no fingerprint sensor and there is a Redmi branding at the base.
Renders were posted on MySmartPrice which also confirm the triple rear camera setup. However, the unofficial renders give us better insight of the back panel.
This particular phone is also believed to be the successor to Poco F1 and will be launched in India as well. This will be the first truly flagship model under the Redmi branding and will be rolled out with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 855 processor. The SD855 is the latest flagship processor from Qualcomm and is used to power phones such as the new OnePlus 7 series, Huawei P30 and others.
Also, the phone is expected to have Sony’s IMX586 sensor for the 48-megapixel camera resolution, as well as 4,000mAh battery. As far as the screen size is concerned it is expected to be bezel-less 6.39-inch. This latest offering will also be rolled out with a 20-megapixel selfie camera. Also, continuing with the trend, there could well be a pop-up selfie camera.
The RedmiK20, 6GB/164GB option will cost Yuan 2599 which is about Rs 26,000, while the the 6GB/128GB option costs Yuan 2,799 which translates to about Rs 28,000. The high-end model, Redmi K20 Pro,with 8GB/128GB option will be priced at Yuan 2,999 which is roughly Rs 30,000.