Much awaited K series is soon to be released and now the manufacturer has added some gravity to all the anticipations.
Xiaomi has announced a pre-launch Alpha Sale for potential buyers of the Redmi K20 and Redmi K20 Pro, allowing them to reserve a unit ahead of the first sale after July 17. ‘Alpha Sale‘ will begin on July 12 at 12 pm on Flipkart and Mi.com. This will enable users to pre-book a unit by paying a booking amount of Rs. 855 beforehand, and ensure that these users will be guaranteed a Redmi K20 or Redmi K20 Pro purchase during the first sale.
The coupon generated through this sale can be redeemed in the first sale for an assured unit purchase. If not redeemed, this amount will be refunded back to the respective Mi.com account, while Flipkart users will be able to use the coupon for any other purchase on the platform. The Redmi K20, Redmi K20 Pro Alpha Sale will allow confirmed buyers to purchase the phone without the bearing the hassle and uncertainty of flash sales.
Specifications and features,
On display front, the Redmi K20 Pro and Redmi K20 both feature a 6.39-inch full-HD+ (1080×2340 pixels) AMOLED panel with 19.5:9 aspect ratio and 91.9 percent screen-to-body ratio. There is also an in-display fingerprint sensor on both phones. However, the Redmi K20 Pro additionally has hardware DC dimming support.
The Redmi K20 Pro is powered by the Snapdragon 855 SoC, paired with Adreno 640 GPU and up to 8GB of RAM. The Redmi K20, on the other hand, has the Snapdragon 730 SoC.
The camera being a distinct feature, Redmi K20 Pro also has an AI-powered triple rear camera setup that houses a 48-megapixel Sony IMX586 primary sensor with an f/1.75 lens, a 13-megapixel secondary sensor with a wide-angle lens, and a third 8-megapixel sensor with an f/2.4 lens. There is a 20-megapixel pop-up selfie camera onboard as well. The selfie camera also acts as a notification LED. This is a great touch especially at the time when most smartphones are turning away from the feature. Moreover, the animations and the LED lights within the pop-up selfie camera is an added touch towards making the smartphone a tad bit more futuristic.
Noticeably, the triple rear camera setup of the Redmi K20 has a 48-megapixel Sony IMX582 primary sensor. The Redmi K20 Pro and Redmi K20 both have up to 256GB of onboard storage.
Connectivity options on both phones include Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, NFC, USB Type-C, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. It comes packed with a 4,000mAh battery. The Redmi K20 Pro particularly has 27W fast charging support, while the Redmi K20 has 18W fast charging.
Xiaomi, with 28.9 percent market share, led the Indian smartphone market in 2018 consistently providing the customer with feature-packed smartphone at most reasonable price range, and analyzing current market trends seems like Chinese manufacturer will command its pole position in the near future.