Xiaomi Redmi K20 and K20 Pro blew up the market

Today there was a historic presentation of Xiaomi smartphones of the Redmi K20 line, which set a new price

bar for high-end and mid-priced devicessegments. You can spend a long time describing the advantages and proving the uniqueness of these models; it’s easier to just name the characteristics. Judge for yourself: for a device with a top-end Snapdragon 855 with 8/256 GB memory, an awesome camera (+ retractable front), the Chinese want only $435 (about 29,000 rubles). And this is the maximum configuration, that is, it can be even cheaper! Let's pick up our jaws from the floor and continue reading the review of Redmi K20 and Redmi K20 Pro, there will be a lot of interesting things!

Redmi K20 / Pro Review

As you understood, the company introduced two models inlineup. One is built on a mid-budget Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 crystal platform, and the Pro version is on top-end Qualcomm Snapdragon 855. Thus, Xiaomi decided to cover most of the market (state employees are already in their power).


Let's start with the design.The main feature was the gradient back side of the smartphone. The red and blue colors have unique iridescent flames, while the black version will be stylized as carbon fiber. The frames of the Redmi K20 are made of durable aluminum (7000 series alloy), and the front and back of the device are covered with Gorilla Glass 5!

Dimensions 156.7 x 74.3 x 8.8 mm. Weight 191 grams.

The frameless design is captivating, what is there to hide.OnePlus 7 Pro is proof of this. No «bangs» and «chins», the screen occupies 91.9% of the entire frontal area of ​​the smartphone. The issue with the front camera was solved using a retractable mechanism.


Xiaomi Redmi K20 got an AMOLED display withdiagonal of 6.39 inches, resolution Full HD +. Under the display, a seventh generation ultrafast fingerprint scanner is located. The display has support for DC Dimming technology, which levels the flicker of PWM and is responsible for adjusting the brightness.


The main triple camera, according to the manufacturer, is ready to tear apart all modern camera phones, and their statements have technical grounds.3 sensors:

  • 48 MP primary (Sony IMX586), F / 1.75;
  • the second sensor has a resolution of 13 MP, F / 2.4, wide-angle lens (view angle 124.8 degrees);
  • The third sensor is 8 MP, F / 2.4, a telephoto lens with double zoom.

There is no optical stabilization in the Redmi K20/Pro camera. The front retractable camera has a 20 MP, F/2.0 sensor. Total extension speed0.8 s! The company claims up to 300,000 trigger cycles.


Also an extremely interesting point of review. The smartphones received a 4000 mAh battery, which is charged via the USB-C interface. Redmi K20 Pro supports fast charging27 W(full charge in 73 minutes), the younger version is limited to fast charging in18 W.

Memory and modifications

Smartphones are equipped with ultra-fast UFS 2.1 flash memory, which greatly increases system performance.

Redmi k20
Redmi k20 pro

6/64 GB
6/64 GB

6/128 GB
6/128 GB

8/128 GB

8/256 GB

Special features

From the minor features of the model, the following can be noted:

  • dual-band high-precision GPS
  • NFC
  • presence of 3.5 mm
  • Game Turbo 2.0 gamer mode
  • Mi Sound (availability of Qualcomm Aqstic WCD9340 D / A, Hi-Res Audio)
  • SmartPA audio system



Come to the most interesting. Prices are really fabulous and hard to believe in them!

Redmi k20

  • 6/64 GB — $290
  • 6/128 GB — $305

Redmi k20 pro

  • 6/64 GB — $360
  • 6/128 GB — $375
  • 8/128 GB — $405
  • 8/256 GB — $435

Start of sales in China — June 1st.