Redmi Note K20
Redmi certainly made its fans wait a lot for its new phone. After teasing for months, Redmi finally released its newest phone in its flagship series of Redmi. Redmi K20 was recently launched on 28th May in China. The “K”, in the phone, stands for “Killer”, as revealed by Lu Weibing (General manager of Redmi). But this is just half of the story, Redmi released a teaser for K20 in India, which reads ”Congratulations, OnePlus! We heard about your new flagship. Regards Flagship Killer 2.0″.
This was throwback when OnePlus earned the nickname of “Flagship Killer”, due to its high-performance phone at a tight budget. Redmi is clearing throwing shades at OnePlus, and with the new phone, we are sure Redmi will replace OnePlus as a Flagship killer.
Here are 5 unique facets that make Redmi Note K20 the flagship killer:
The recent trend is to use 48-megapixel Sony IMX586 camera sensor. Redmi K20 is no exception, and it has one up OnePlus in it. OnePlus 7 Pro has a dual camera unit with 48 and a 5-megapixel camera with a depth sensor. But it can’t do wide-angle photos and optical zoom photos.
While Redmi K20 has a triple Camera Setup with 48, 13 and 8-megapixel and is designed to take ultra-wide photos. The setup promises versatility.
Flagship-grade Snapdragon 855 processor:
Redmi K20 is powered by Snapdragon 855 chipset. The RAM has two variant 6GB and 8GB RAM. The phone is available in three storage 64GB, 128GB or 256GB. It will come with the traditional MIUI 10 based on Android 9 Pie. The phone is powered by a 4000mAh battery with the 27W fast charging system. Redmi K20 appeared on a Geekbench listing. It scored 3,500 and 11,100 on single-core and multi-core tests respectively.
There is not much difference in specs in both the phones. But both phone appeal to different kind of users. Redmi K20 Pro is for those who want flagship-grade specifications in an affordable budget.
Display and Built:
Redmi K20 comes with ravishing colors and has 6.3-inch Full-screen notch-less display with slim bezels and a narrow chin. They borrowed the conventional pop-up mechanism similar to OnePlus 7 to fit in the front camera. Xiaomi also fit in USB-C port and the not so popular the 3.5mm headphone jack.
Redmi also has Full HD+ AMOLED screens (1080×2340 pixels) screen with 19.5:9 aspect ratio, 91.9 percent screen to body ratio and optical in-display fingerprint sensor. Although Redmi K20 isn’t classic in look but miles better than other phones in the same price range.
Redmi K20 price is what you expect from a OnePlus phone. During their launch, GB + 256GB variants will retail at CNY 2,999 (roughly Rs. 30,200). This is quite cheap considering that OnePlus 7 Pro doesn’t have much more feature and is the price in upwards of 50k INR.
With the Brand value of Xiaomi, which promises performance, people would obviously prefer Redmi K20 above any other phone. The market would be stormed with Xiaomi flash sale sure to end within seconds.
We know, this doesn’t count for much, but we need some context here. With OnePlus, increasing its price and moving to compete with Samsung and Apple. There is a vacant place in the market as a budget phone. Xiaomi is clearing looking to take that place with is hinted with their name “Flagship Killer”. We believe Redmi Note K20 is a performance-oriented phone and an investment to make a mark in the market.
- Display 6.39-inch (1080×2340)
- Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 730
- Front Camera 20MP
- Rear Camera 48MP + 8MP + 13MP
- RAM 6GB
- Storage 64GB
- Battery Capacity 4000mAh
- OS Android Pie