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Announcement: Redmi K20 and K20 Pro

The official announcement of the Redmi K20 and its older version - Redmi K20 Pro - the flagship of the Redmi brand.

Redmi K20 Pro is such a new Pocophone. It seems and strange that with a live flagship released less than six months ago, its serious competitor appears with a lower price tag, but Xiaomi is not doing this for the first time, and so far everything is working out.

Redmi K20 Pro, of course, is not similar to Xiaomi Mi9, although most of the list of specifications for smartphones is the same. Both are built on the top-end Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 chipset, and both have, as a minimum configuration, an option with 6 GB of RAM. Maximum - 8 GB of RAM and 256 GB of internal flash memory.

And there, and there is an AMOLED screen with a diagonal of 6.39 ″, with a resolution of 1080 × 2340 and built-in fingerprint scanner. Only they look different: the Redmi K20 Pro got a sliding front-facing camera module, so you didn’t need to cut out a piece like the Xiaomi Mi 9. Protected screen Redmi K20 Pro Gorilla Glass 5, the Xiaomi Mi 9 is the sixth-generation glass.

The battery of the Redmi K20 Pro was more powerful - 4000 mAh (against 3300 mAh), and charging is even faster - 27W (against 20W).

The main difference that allows you to consider the Redmi K20 Pro is not as a cheaper alternative to the Xiaomi Mi 9 with an interesting design, but still as a somewhat less sophisticated device - cameras.

The main one is the same 48 MP Sony IMX586 with aperturef / 1.75. The company also includes a wide-angle and telephoto camera, but others that are somewhat less sophisticated than the Xiaomi Mi 9: 8 MP 44.6 ° f / 2.4 OV8856 and 13 MP 124.8 ° f / 2.4 S5K3L6. Also, to put it mildly, not bad. The smartphone supports slow motion recording (960fps). And that, probably, will seem even more valuable, is able to “follow the figure,” making small, but noticeably improving appearance, adjustments in the waist size and slimness of the model's legs in the video.

Optical stabilization is not provided.

Front camera - 20 megapixel.

NFC support is there.

Redmi K20 Pro will be offered in fourmodifications with different memory sizes. The difference in price from the Xiaomi Mi 9 400-500 yuan (3700-4700 rubles) repeatedly mentioned above, depending on the version. There will also be a thematic edition based on the “Avengers” - Avengers Edition.

The deadline for the start of sales is very close - June 1.

Varieties:

6 + 64 GB2499 ¥ ($ 392)
6 + 128 GB2599 ¥ ($ 442)
8 + 128 GB2799 ¥ ($ 321)
8 + 256 GB2999 ¥ ($ 392)

The main characteristics of Xiaomi Redmi K20 Pro:

Screen AMOLED, 6.39 ″, 1080 × 2340, 16M colors, touch, capacitive, multitouch, Gorilla Glass 5
IronQualcomm Snapdragon 855
2.84 GHz, 1 x Kryo 485, 3 x Kryo 485, 4 x Kryo 485, Adreno 640
Memory RAM 8 GB, ROM 256 GB, Micro SD, 6/8 GB RAM, 64/128/256 GB ROM
Mobile Internet LTE cat.16 1050/105 Mbit / s
HSDPA, HSUPA, TD-SCDMA
Edge
Mobile networksLTE Bands 1,3,5,7,8,34,38-41
UMTS 850, 900, 1900, 2100
GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900
CDMA 800
TD-SCDMA
Battery Li-Ion, 4000 mAh, fast charge 27W
Dimensions156.7 x 74.3 x 8.8 mm
Weight191 g
48 MP camera, flash, autofocus, triple 48 MP 79.4 ° f / 1.75 Sony IMX586 + 8 MP 44.6 ° f / 2.4 OV8856 + 13 MP 124.8 ° f / 2.4 S5K3L6
frontal: 20 MP, f / 2.2
NavigationGPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, Galileo
OSAndroid 9.0 Pie, MIUI 10
Sensors Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Approximation, Illumination, Fingerprint scanner (screen), NFC

The second smartphone, the Redmi K20, is in some ways more interesting. The price is lower, and the victims are quite small.

The model is built on five minutes to the topQualcomm Snapdragon 730 chipset, introduced only a month ago. Capacity of memory, screen, camera - all this is no different from the Redmi K20 Pro. Only charging is not so fast, not 27W, but only 18W.

NFC support is there.

Varieties:

6 + 64 GB1999 ¥ ($ 295)
6 + 128 GB2099 ¥ ($ 199)
8 + 256 GB2599 ¥ ($ 442)

The start of sales in the Chinese market - June 6.

The main characteristics of Xiaomi Redmi K20:

Screen AMOLED, 6.39 ″, 1080 × 2340, 16M colors, touch, capacitive, multitouch, Gorilla Glass 5
IronQualcomm Snapdragon 730
2.2 GHz, 2 x Kryo 470, 6 x Kryo 470, Adreno 618
Memory RAM 8 GB, ROM 256 GB, Micro SD, 6/8 GB RAM, 64/128/256 GB ROM
Mobile Internet LTE cat.16 1050/105 Mbit / s
HSDPA, HSUPA, TD-SCDMA
Edge
Mobile networksLTE Bands 1,3,5,7,8,34,38-41
UMTS 850, 900, 1900, 2100
GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900
CDMA 800
TD-SCDMA
Battery Li-Ion, 4000 mAh, fast charging 18W
Dimensions156.7 x 74.3 x 8.8 mm
Weight191 g
48 MP camera, flash, autofocus, triple 48 MP f / 1.7 + 8 MP tele f / 2.4 + 13 MP 124.8 ° f / 2.4
frontal: 20 MP, f / 2.0
NavigationGPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, Galileo
OSAndroid 9.0 Pie, MIUI 10
Sensors Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Approximation, Illumination, Fingerprint scanner (screen), NFC

On the timing of the appearance of the K20 and K20 Pro outside the Chinese market will find out later.

Tatyana Kobelskaya