Xiaomi announced the Redmi K20 Pro Premium Edition with Qualcomm powered Snapdragon 855 Plus, with up to 12GB RAM, pop-up 20MP front-facing camera, triple rear camera with the main being 48MP, in-display fingerprint sensor, and backed by a 4000mAh battery with 27W fast charging.
For starters, the Redmi K20 Pro was first unveiled in May for the Chinese market before being re-packed as the Xiaomi Mi 9T Pro for release in Europe. But this time around, there is a new Cool black color, which is added to the White, Blue, Red and Carbon Black color option.
It is no longer new that Xiaomi’s Redmi series is the company affordable phones series but they have venturing into that premium mobile phone markets with top-notch specs and features. And the Redmi K20 PRO is the most recent flagship.
However, aside from the faster Snapdragon 855 Plus Mobile Platform, up to 12GB RAM and up to 512GB storage features, all other specs are identical to the original Redmi K20 PRO.
Redmi K20 Pro Premium Edition Specs
*. Display: 6.39-inch (2340 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ 19.5:9 aspect ratio AMOLED HDR display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
*. Processor: Octa-Core Snapdragon 855 Plus 7nm Mobile Platform with 675MHz Adreno 640 GPU
*. RAM: 8GB / 12GB LPDDR4X RAM
*. Storage: 128GB / 512GB (UFS 2.1) storage,
*. OS: Android 9.0 (Pie) with MIUI 10
*. SIM: Dual SIM (nano + nano)
– Back cameras: 48MP rear camera with Dual LED Flash, 8MP 1/4″ OV8856 telephoto lens, 13MP 1/3″ Samsung S5K3L6 124.8° ultra-wide sensor
– Front camera: Pop-up 20MP front-facing camera with f/2.2 aperture, 0.8μm
*. Fingerprint sensor: YES (in-display)
*. Dimensions: 156.7 × 74.3 × 8.8mm
*. Weight: 191g
*. Network and connectivity: 3.5mm audio jack, Qualcomm Aqstic WCD9340 Hi-Fi audio chip, Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5, GPS (L1 + L2 Dual Band) + GLONASS, NFC, USB Type-C
*. Battery: 4000mAh battery capacity with 27W fast charging
The Redmi K20 PRO Premium Edition is available in four major variants, there is the 8GB LPDDR4X RAM with 128GB / 512GB storage and 12GB LPDDR4X RAM with 128GB / 512GB storage.
For the pricing and availability, the Redmi K20 Pro Premium Edition starting price for the base model is 2699 yuan ($380), which goes all the way to the top-end 12GB RAM with 512GB storage version at 3199 yuan ($450).
However, the new version is already on sale in China. Up till the time of writing this article, we don’t know if the company will bring this new premium variants to other countries.