The Redmi K20 Pro specs match plenty of flagships. Xiaomi

Xiaomi’s Redmi sub-brand has revealed its first flagship in the Redmi K20 Pro, and it might just take the affordable flagship crown.

The new phone offers top-end silicon, a triple camera setup, and much more for ~$362. It’s not the only Redmi phone shown off in China today, as the brand also revealed the standard Redmi K20, starting at roughly $289. Both phones offer a rather striking glass design, in-display fingerprint sensors, NFC, and pop-up cameras. But here’s what else you’re getting for the price.

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Specs at a glance

 Redmi K20 ProRedmi K20
Display6.39-inch AMOLED
2,340 x 1,080
403 PPI
HDR
6.39-inch AMOLED
2,340 x 1,080
403 PPI
HDR
SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 855
Octa-core
7nm
Qualcomm Snapdragon 730
Octa-core
8nm
GPUAdreno 640Adreno 618
RAM6GB/8GB6GB/8GB
Storage64GB/128GB/256GB64GB/128GB/256GB
CamerasRear

Main: 48MP, f/1.75, 0.8 microns, Sony IMX586
Ultra-wide: 13MP, f/2.4, 1.12 microns, 124.8 degree FOV
Telephoto: 8MP, f/2.4, 1.12 microns, 2x optical zoom

Front: 20MP, f/2.2, 0.8 microns
Rear

Main: 48MP, f/1.75, 0.8 microns, Sony IMX582
Ultra-wide: 13MP, f/2.4, 1.12 microns, 124.8 degree FOV
Telephoto: 8MP, f/2.4, 1.12 microns, 2x optical zoom

Front: 20MP, f/2.2, 0.8 microns
Audio3.5mm port
AAC/LDAC/aptX/aptX-HD/aptX-adaptive
3.5mm port
AAC/LDAC/aptX/aptX-HD/aptX-adaptive
Battery4,000mAh
Non-removable
27 watt fast charging
18 watt charger included
4,000mAh
Non-removable
18 watt fast charging
IP ratingN/AN/A
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light
Camera laser focus
E-compass
Gyroscope
In-display fingerprint
Proximity
Accelerometer
Ambient Light
E-compass
Gyroscope
In-display fingerprint
Proximity
NetworkLTE FDD: B1/B3/B5/B7/B8
LTE TDD: B34/B38/B39/B40/B41
LTE B41 (2535 – 2655 120MHz)
WCDMA: B1/B2/B5/B8
TD-SCDMA: B34/B39
CDMA EVDO: BC0
GSM: B2/B3/B5/B8
CDMA 1X: BC0
LTE FDD: B1/B3/B5/B7/B8
LTE TDD:B34/B38/B39/B40/B41
LTE B41(2535–2655 120MHz)
WCDMA:B1/B2/B5/B8
TD-SCDMA: B34/B39
CDMA EVDO: BC0
GSM: B2/B3/B5/B8
CDMA 1X: BC0
ConnectivityUSB-C
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, 2.4/5Ghz
Bluetooth 5.0
USB-C
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, 2.4/5Ghz
Bluetooth 5.0
SIMDual Nano-SIMDual Nano-SIM
SoftwareMIUI 10
Android Pie
MIUI 10
Android Pie
Dimensions and weight156.7 x 74.3 x 8.8mm
191 grams
156.7 x 74.3 x 8.8mm
191 grams
ColorsRed, Blue, Carbon Fiber BlackRed, Blue, Carbon Fiber Black

How do they compare?

Xiaomi redmi K20 Pro render rear glass and pop up camera Xiaomi

The Redmi K20 Pro specs include a top-flight Snapdragon 855 chipset, 6GB to 8GB of RAM, and 64GB to 256GB of storage (Xiaomi’s website doesn’t confirm whether this is expandable). Meanwhile, the standard model offers the same RAM and storage options, but swaps out the processor in favor of an upper mid-range Snapdragon 730 chipset.

Both phones also offer a 4,000mAh battery with USB-C connectivity, but the Pro model also delivers 27 watt fast charging (although you don’t get a 27 watt charger in the box). Thinking about the standard K20? Then you’ll only get 18 watt charging.

The Redmi K20 specs. Xiaomi

The Redmi K20 series devices offer 20MP pop-up cameras, allowing the Xiaomi sub-brand to bring a proper full-screen display to the table. But the two phones also share a triple rear camera setup, featuring a 48MP main shooter, 13MP ultra-wide snapper, and 8MP telephoto camera.

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There is one purported difference here though, as the main camera is a Sony IMX586 sensor on the Pro model and a Sony IMX582 sensor on the standard variant. This is according to Redmi’s own slideshow at the launch event, but this is the first time we’ve heard about the latter sensor.

Neither phone seems to offer optical image stabilization, so you’ll need to keep your hands steady at night or when recording video clips. Speaking of video, the Redmi K20 Pro offers 4K/60fps capabilities, but the vanilla variant tops out at 4K/30fps.

That’s it for the Redmi K20 and Redmi K20 Pro specs! What do you think of these devices? Let us know in the comments.

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