Xiaomi made its headway into the Indian market in 2014. Since then the brand has been unstoppable in the Indian market. The Redmi devices were durable, affordable and had an edge over the other competitors. In 2019, Xiaomi split Redmi into its own brand. Which meant, more devices and at a variety of price points. And boy has Redmi delivered with its K20 pro! Top-notch specs at a mid-range price point is the K20 pro in a nutshell.
Initially priced at Rs. 27,999, the K20 pro packs quite the punch. A Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor, a triple rear camera setup, pop up selfie camera and an in-display fingerprint reader all this and more that too under 30,000. With the K20 pro, Redmi went all out against the One plus 7, which had been dominating the mid-range segment.
The K20 pro has a big 6.39 inch AMOLED display up front and provides a 92% screen to body ratio. The full HD display has a resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels. The phone supports a metal body with Corning gorilla glass 5 protecting the display. The power and volume rockers are located on the right side. A noteworthy feature is that the pop up front camera also has a LED notification.
While many smartphones are ditching the headphone jack, the K20 pro still manages to add the still popular 3.5mm audio jack. The speaker grill is located at the bottom along with the USB type C port. The back has a gradient finish which looks stunning at various angles.
The surface might be impressive but under the hood, the K20 Pro is no slouch either. It’s equipped with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855, a premium SoC chip. The phone comes in two storage variants. A 6 GB RAM with 128 GB space and one with 8 GB RAM with 256 GB storage. It offers the latest MIUI 10 on top of Android 9. The K20 pro also houses a massive 4,000 mAh battery, enough to last you for the day even with heavy usage.
The K20 pro offers a triple camera setup in the back. The primary one is a 48mp Sony sensor with an aperture of f/1.75. There is a 13mp ultra-wide lens and 8mp 2x telephoto lens. The front has a 20mp selfie camera. The cameras, both at the back and front are quite crisp and get the colours accurate.
Overall, the K20 pro is a stellar phone with tremendous performance at an affordable price.