The Redmi brand, for the first time since it was spun off, unveiled its first flagship line of the K20.
The K20 Pro smartphone is equipped with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 system, a 6.39-inch screen, a front 20 MP retractable camera and a rear triple, with the main one with a resolution of 48 MP. During the conference, the Redmi 7A phone with the Snapdragon 439 chip, a changed design and a 4000 mAh battery and the first notebook of the brand – RedmiBook 14. Prices for the K20 start from 1999 yuan, while the K20 Pro from 2499 yuan was also shown. For the basic version of Redmi 7A, customers will pay 549 yuan, and RedmiBook 14 will cost 3,999 yuan.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 with graphite cooling
Redmi K20 Pro is equipped with a Qualcomm chip – Snapdragon 855. The phone uses a custom eight-layer graphite cooling technology that dissipates heat and maintains the appropriate temperature of the device even under heavy loads.
The heart of the Redmi K20 is Qualcomm Snapdragon 730, offering an increase in the performance of both the processor (+ 35%) and graphics (+10 percent), as well as twice the AI performance compared to its predecessor. This is possible thanks to the same Kryo 4 core architecture that is used in the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 chip and the fourth generation AI engine.
Both the Redmi K20 and K20 Pro have Game Turbo 2.0 which provides a better gaming experience by optimizing touch response, display, sound quality, network connection and real-time communication. Touch response speed increases to 180 Hz, and click and touch response times are reduced to approximately 70 milliseconds.
Full-screen AMOLED display and glass backs
Nano-holographic technology was used for the production of the phone’s backs. Thanks to this, the glass back cover has a unique texture imitating flames. In addition, the front, very narrow frames and 3D glass make the phone fit well in the hand.
Equipped with a 6.39 inch AMOLED screen, Redmi K20 and Redmi K20 Pro display supports Sunlight 2.0 function, low brightness color grayscale optimization, and protection technology. It is also certified for low blue light radiation by the German VDE Institute.
The K20 series phones are equipped with a seventh generation fingerprint reader built into the screen. At the same time, the Redmi K20 Pro is also the first phone to adopt a hardware-based DC dimming solution for the AMOLED display, which not only improves the flickering problem, but also ensures that the colors of the image are accurate.
Triple front camera and retractable selfie camera
The Redmi K20 and K20 Pro are equipped with a triple camera, with a main 48MP Sony 1/2 ″ sensor that provides very high quality photos. Night mode uses the technology of joining four adjacent pixels to create one large, 1.6 μm in size. This ensures detailed photos even in low light conditions. The second camera is a 13MP wide angle lens and the third is an 8MP telephoto lens. Thanks to this combination, we can use settings and possibilities similar to those known from SLR cameras. Both the Redmi K20 and K20 Pro feature a retractable 20MP front camera, protected by sapphire glass. When the camera is pulled out, it is accompanied by a light effect and one of the six sound effects. The LED at the top of the phone informs you of incoming messages and that the phone is charging.
4000mAh battery with 27W quick charge
Redmi K20 and Redmi K20 Pro are equipped with 4000 mAh batteries and a power saving mode with artificial intelligence support that automatically adjusts the screen brightness or activates the sleep mode at night. Redmi K20 Pro supports 27W wired fast charging. In 30 minutes, the smartphone is 58 percent charged. In contrast, a full charge takes approximately 73 minutes. Redmi K20 supports 18W wired charging.
The first Redmi with NFC and Hi-Res Audio certification
The Redmi K20 series are the brand’s first smartphones to feature an NFC module, with transaction speeds increased by 30 percent. To facilitate payments, Mi Pay includes transit cards in more than 200 cities in mainland China, and supports various wireless payment platforms such as JD and Meituan Quick Pay.
The K20 series phones offer high sound quality. They are equipped with 1217SLS and Smart PA speakers and a 0.9 cm3 resonance space. Smartphones have a 3.5mm mini jack socket. Both devices are equipped with Mi Sound, Xiaomi’s proprietary sound amplification technology. Redmi K20 and Redmi K20 Pro received Hi-Res Audio certification.
Redmi 7A: high quality and a long battery
Redmi 7A is the upgraded version of Redmi 6A phone. The smartphone is equipped with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 processor and a 4000 mAh battery. The phone has an improved design and speakers. In addition, a 10W charging module has been added. Redmi 7A is splash-proof.
Price and availability
The pre-sale of the Redmi K20 and Redmi 7A series phones will start in China on May 28, 2019. The K20 will go on sale on June 1, and the 7A from June 6.
Redmi K20 Pro will be available in four versions. The prices for individual variants will be: 2499 yuan for 6 GB + 64 GB, 2599 yuan for 6 GB + 128 GB, 2799 for 8 GB + 128 GB and 2999 yuan for 8 GB + 256 GB. Redmi K20, on the other hand, will be available in 6 GB + 64 GB versions for 1999 yuan and 6 GB + 128 GB for 2099 yuan. Redmi 7A will cost 549 yuan for the 2 GB + 16 GB version and 599 yuan for the 2 GB + 32 GB variant.
RedmiBook 14 – Redmi notebook debut
During the conference, Lu Weibing also presented the RedmiBook 14 – the first notebook bearing the Redmi logo. Weighing only 1.5 kg, the 14-inch notebook is equipped with 8th generation Intel “Whiskey Lake” processors and the Nvidia GeForce MX250 graphics chip.
The RedmiBook 14 has 8 GB of DDR4 memory and a 512 GB SSD. The RedmiBook 14 will be available for pre-sale in China from June 1 at the price of 3,999 yuan.
source: press release