Xiaomi to launch Redmi K20 Pro and Redmi K20 on July 17 in India
The much anticipated smartphone of 2019 which created a similar wave last year in 2018 is about to launch in India.
Xiaomi, now the parent company of Redmi has announced that it’s first flagship smartphone known by the name Redmi K20 series will make its way to the Indian market after being launched in China last month. The Redmi K20 series will launch in India on July 17.
The Redmi K20 series consists of Redmi K20 Pro and Redmi K20 smarphones, the first with a flagship processor Snapdragon 855 and the latter with a new Snapdragon 730 chipset launched this year.
Mi fans, are you ready to take on the K? The #RedmiK20 & #RedmiK20Pro are all set to launch on 17th July 2019. Stay tuned to have your minds blown by the Flagship Killer 2.0 🥊 🥊 #BelieveTheHype
RT if you’re excited! pic.twitter.com/yD5xCkelZT
— Redmi India (@RedmiIndia) July 5, 2019
Redmi India posted a tweet in its official twitter account to inform the fans the launch date of Redmi K20 Series.
Redmi K20 Pro was launched in China with flagship-level specifications like an octa-core Snapdragon 855 SoC along with up to 8GB of RAM. The Redmi k20 Pro also has pop-up selfie camera and an in-display fingerprint sensor. Both the Pro and the regular variant also feature Full HD+ 6.39-inch Super AMOLED display that has a 91.6 per cent screen-to-body-ratio, and 19.5:9 aspect ratio. The phone has a huge 4000mAh battery, which supports 27W fast charging. On the other hand, the regular Redmi K20 comes with Snapdragon 730.
For optics, Redmi K20 Pro sports a triple camera setup comprising of 48MP Sony IMX 586 primary camera. The other two lenses included a 13MP wide-angle shooter and an 8MP sensor. The phone comes with a pop-up camera at the front that houses a 20MP camera. On the other hand, the triple rear camera setup of the Redmi K20 has a 48-MP Sony IMX582 primary sensor.
Redmi K20 Pro
As for as pricing is concerned, Redmi K20 Pro is priced at CNY 2,499 (approximately Rs 39,660) for the base variant of 6GB RAM and 64GB storage configuration.
The 6GB RAM and 128GB storage model can be bought for CNY 2,599 (approximately Rs 41,245), whereas the 8GB RAM and 128GB storage option is priced at CNY 2,799 (approximately Rs 44,418 ). There is also the 8GB RAM and 256GB storage variant that is priced at CNY 2,999 (approximately Rs 47,592) in the Chinese market.
On the other hand, the price of the regular Redmi K20 in China starts at CNY 1,999 (approximately Rs 31,725) for the 6GB RAM and 64GB storage variant, while its 6GB RAM and 128GB storage model and 8GB RAM and 256GB storage model are priced at CNY 2,099 (approximately Rs 33,315) and CNY 2,599 (approximately Rs 41,245), respectively.
Connectivity options on both the phones include Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, NFC, USB Type-C, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. They also pack a 4,000mAh battery. The Redmi K20 Pro particularly has 27W fast charging support, while the Redmi K20 has 18W fast charging.
Price & Availibility in Nepal
The upcoming flagship devices from Redmi – the Redmi K20 Pro and Redmi K20 could launch in Nepali market shortly after the launch in India. This could take a while upto a month or couple of weeks at the earliest.
Last year the Poco F1 created history with sales figure climbing to 7,00,000 units in just 3 months.
The company is well aware of this situation and is prepared to recreate history with Redmi K20 series.
Redmi sold a million units of Redmi K20 in few selected markets such as Russian and Chinese markets in a months time.
The company is looking forward to get similar numbers from Indian market as well.
Please stay tuned for launch date and official pricing from the official channel for Nepali market in the days to come.