Redmi K20 Pro Hands On Review: Xiaomi Redmi first flagship Phone

Publish date: June 10, 2019, Views: 210, by: Ehsan Ali

The Redmi k20 pro has stunned many tech giants with its thrilling specifications. It still costs less than the today’s flagships. Here is what you need to know about this phone.

Introduction:

Redmi, the sub-brand of Xiaomi has released an exciting new smartphone in China, K20 Pro. The k20 Pro comes in four variants: 6 GB ram with 64 GB of storage, 6 GB ram with 128 GB Of storage, 8 GB ram with 128 GB of storage and 8 GB ram with 256 GB of storage. The K20 pro packs some excellent new features, such as 8 GB of ram, triple rear camera setup and a large enough super AMOLED display.

Display:

The phone comes with 6.39 Inch Full HD Plus (2340*1080) Super AMOLED display. Being an AMOLED panel you deep blacks and great saturation levels. Colors are punchy, vibrant and have excellent saturation. The icons and text are crisp, sharp and easy to read. For media consumption, the large 6.39-inch display comes handy. Despite the size of the display, there is no notch. Due to the absence of notch, you get a thin top and bottom bezels. Moreover, the sides are pretty much covered with the display extending its screen to body ratio which is 91.9 percent. Overall the display quality of K20 Pro is excellent and viewing angles are also perfect.

Performance:

The K20 Pro is powered with the best smartphone chipset currently available. It comes with the best in class Snapdragon 855 (7 nm) chipset. This chipset coupled with 8GB of ram and 64 GB of storage makes an excellent hardware combination for power users. Regarding the performance of K20 Pro, we have to say it’s a beast. The top of the line QUALCOMM chipset makes it probably the best mid-range option for heavy users. Ram management is great, apps open up quickly without any delay and the gaming performance is also above average. In our testing, we found there were no frame drops up to 60 fps. This smartphone can handle all the high-end games currently available on play store including PUBG and Asphalt 9.

Camera:

Redmi K20 pro comes with a useful set of three cameras at the rear. The main shooter is 48 megapixels with an aperture of f/1.8. The second lens is a wide-angle lens with 13 megapixels of resolution and the third one is an 8-megapixel telephoto sensor with 2x optical zoom. Moreover, you get a motorized pop-up front-facing camera. The resolution of this Selfie camera is 20 MP. The optical zoom lens functionality is excellent. We found that the images we shot were crisp, sharp and rich in detail. The color accuracy was also up to the mark. In the video department, you get 4k video At 60 Fps. Moreover, you also get the slow-motion feature which can record Full HD videos up to 120 frames per second.  This is sure that the K20 pro won’t disappoint you in the camera department.

Battery:

The Redmi K20 pro comes with 4000 mAh of battery. With the presence of a power-efficient QUALCOMM chip, this battery is sufficient for 2 days of normal use age. The charging speed of K20 Pro is also pretty impressive as it supports 27W (Quick Charge 4 plus) fast charging technology. The phone can be fully charged form 0 to 100% just under 75 minutes.

Miscellaneous:

The Redmi K20 is the first Redmi phone featuring an inbuilt fingerprint scanner. You get the fingerprint scanner beneath the display. The response of the built fingerprint scanner is quite satisfactory. Furthermore, it’s the first phone for Redmi which has a motorized pop-up camera with no notch in front of the display. The inclusion of snapdragon 855 in the mid-range line up also new for the Redmi series phones.

Verdict:

All in all, the inclusion of K20 Pro in the Redmi lineup is a welcome edition. The phone is power-packed with the latest specs and is ideal for power users. For us, it’s a perfect balance between the performance and the camera. The motorized pop up front camera, inbuilt fingerprint scanner, and presence of snapdragon 855 make this phone well enough to compete with even some of the today's flagships.

Technical specifications and Pricing:

Display type

Super AMOLED panel with 1080*2312 resolution 403 ppi density

Ram and rom

6,8 and 128,256 GB

OS

Android 9.0 (Pie)

CPU

Snapdragon 855 (7nm)

primary Camera

48 MP, f/1.8

13 MP , 12mm ultra wide

8 MP f/2.4 Telephoto lens

Selfie Camera

20 MP f/2.2 Lens

Sensors

Gyro, compass, fingerprint (In Display), proximity and accelerometer

Battery Capacity

4000 mAh sealed battery

Charging

Fast charging (27 W) supported

Price in PKR or USD

Approx. 55,000 Pkr or 365$ For the base (6,128 Gb) Model.

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