Xiaomi sub-brand Redmi also announced the K20 mobile handset with 6.39-inch Full HD+ AMOLED display, main 48-megapixels, Snapdragon 730 and 6GB of RAM.
The Redmi K2O was announced alongside with the Redmi K20 PRO, and both phones packs a lot of identical specification and features.
One of the major difference, is the Snapdragon 730 and 6GB of RAM on the Redmi K20, while the top notch Redmi K20 PRO is powered by Snapdragon 855 and up to 8GB of RAM.
Redmi K2O Specs
*. Display: 6.39-inch (2340 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ 19.5:9 aspect ratio AMOLED HDR display with 103.8% NTSC Color Gamut, 600nit brightness
*. Processor: Octa Core (2.2GHz Dual + 1.8GHz Hexa) Snapdragon 730 Mobile Platform
*. GPU: Adreno 618
*. RAM: 6GB LPDDR4X RAM
*. Storage: 64GB / 128GB (UFS 2.1) storage
*. OS: Android 9.0 (Pie) with MIUI 10
*. SIM: Dual SIM (nano + nano)
– Back camera: 48MP rear camera with Dual LED Flash, f/1.75 aperture, 1/2″ Sony IMX582 sensor, 0.8μm pixel size, 6P lens, 8MP 1/4″ telephoto lens with 1.12μm pixel size, f/2.4 aperture, 13MP 1/3″ 124.8° ultra-wide sensor, 1.12μm pixel size, f/2.4 aperture
– Front camera: 20MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture
*. Fingerprint sensor: YES (In-display fingerprint sensor)
*. Network and connectivity: 3.5mm audio jack, 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 with 18W fast charging
Design and Display
The Redmi K2O Smartphone arrives with a stunning design on the back panel, which is the 3D curved design, and the back has a flame pattern. Although, it is totally different from the K20 PRO.
It comes with a 6.39-inch (2340 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ 19.5:9 aspect ratio AMOLED HDR display with 103.8% NTSC Color Gamut, 600nit brightness.
All thanks to the notch-less and bezeless design, along with the pop-up selfie snapper, the handset boasts of 91.9% screen-to-body ratio.
Which reduces the bezels around the display and narrower screen. Although, there is still a chin at the bottom of the phone.
Like already said on the Redmi K20 PRO, the two are also the company’s first smartphones with a pop-up selfie camera module.
Like the K20 PRO, Redmi built a fingerprint sensor right inside the Redmi K20 screen display. And it is available in Glacier Blue and Flame Red color options.
Camera and Connectivity
The company plastered a triple powerful camera lens on the back panel of the phone, and a single stunning lens on the pop-up mechanism.
While the back triple camera setup consists of the main 48-megapixel rear camera with Sony IMX582 sensor, 8-megapixel telephoto lens and a 13-megapixel 124.8° ultra-wide sensor are the same.
Then the selfie shooter includes a single 20-megapixel pop-up front camera. Both the front and back camera lens are completely powered by Artificial Intelligence (AI).
Redmi K20 arrives with a couple of network and connectivity feature, which includes 3.5mm audio jack, 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.
Performance and Battery
The mobile handset is built around a Mobile Platform Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 SoC, which is clocked at an Octa Core (2.2GHz Dual + 1.8GHz Hexa) coupled with Adreno 618 GPU.
Unlike the Redmi K20 PRO with 8GB RAM + 256GB storage, the K20 arrives in 6GB LPDDR4X RAM, with 64GB / 128GB (UFS 2.1) storage.
However, it runs on Android 9.0 (Pie) with MIUI 10. And it is backed by the same 4000mAh battery capacity, but with 18W fast charging.
Price of Redmi K20
The Redmi K20 Smartphone is available for purchase, as you can order it right now. But will go on sale in China starting from June 6th.
If you are interested, you can get the Redmi K20, 6GB RAM with 64GB storage for 1999 yuan, which is around $289 / Rs. 20,160. While the 6GB RAM with 128GB storage version goes for 2099 yuan within $203 / Rs. 21,165.
Redmi wanted its customers to have something that is out of the its normal context, and here is the Redmi K2O and K20 PRO, which is dubbed as “Flagship killer” and being the company’s first biggest phone ever.