Redmi K20 Selfie Camera: how long is it enough?

Oh, and the last two Chinese novelties Redmi K20 and Redmi K20 Pro made a splash. Quickly they gained popularity.

among the mobile community and killer statusflagships. The sub-brand from the company Xiaomi stood out against the others due to several chips: a full-screen design, a self-action camera with a retractable mechanism and a price.

Durability rating

Since a similar implementation of the front camerafor many of us, it seems new, many users care about its durability. On the one hand, the camera mechanism seems pretty durable. But still, fears have a place to be. After all, the presence of mechanical parts makes users think about the durability of this design and its ability to work for a long time.

Recently, the company Xiaomi shared somedetails regarding this technology. According to official data, the manufacturer ensures the correct operation of the Redmi K20 and K20 Pro camera mechanism (which in the European market will be called Xiaomi Mi 9T and Mi 9T Pro) with at least 300,000 opening and closing cycles.

On published images you canConsider the internal structure of the retractable camera of two devices of the Redmi brand, which opens in just 0.8 seconds and allows you to choose between 6 different opening sounds. The front is covered with sapphire to ensure better scratch resistance and poor handling. Throughout the electrical mechanism, the spiral stepper motor plays a fundamental role, providing simpler control and greater long-term stability.


Regarding resistance and ability tothe long life of the retractable cameras Redmi K20 and K20 Pro, the Chinese manufacturer also provided specific measures for protection against falls and pressure. With regard to protection in case of accidental fall of the smartphone, the mechanism and software intervene to quickly remove the camera and prevent its damage. In particular, the triaxial gyroscope is involved in detecting a fall, the closure occurs within 100 ms.

Sounds convincing!