K20 Pro — the first true flagship of the brand Redmi
Brand Redmi belonging to Xiaomi, unveiled its first true flagship smartphone K20 Pro. The unit received 6,39-inch display AMOLED with a resolution of 2340 ? 1080, brightness 600 nits, HDR support, coverage of the NTSC colour space in to 103.8 %. Thanks to the slim framework 2.1 mm (bottom a little wider and 3.8-mm «chin») is 91,9 % of the area of the front panel. Promised gentle on the eyes mode and backlight without PWM.
Display cutouts also absent due to the fact that protected a sapphire crystal 20 MP front camera with f/2 aperture extends mechanically. It takes only 0.8 s, and guaranteed by the manufacturer, the number of alarms is 300 thousand times. The base model is equipped with a 6 LPDDR4X GB and 64 GB high-speed flash storage UFS 2.1, and the flagship got the 8/256 configuration GB.
The heart device is a powerful 7-nm single-chip system Snapdragon 855 — 1 CPU core Kryo 485 @Of 2.84 GHz, 3 cores Kryo 485 @2,42 GHz, 4 cores Kryo 485 @1.8 GHz and graphics Adreno 640. For effective heat dissipation uses an 8-ply graphite 3D sheet. In order to please fans of mobile gaming, the manufacturer has built the Game Turbo 2.0 technology, which automatically optimizes the acceleration and the game environment.
An important feature of the device is a triple rear camera: main sensor is 48 MP Quad Bayer Sony IMX586 1/2″ with 6-element lens and aperture of f/1,75. There is also a telephoto lens with 8-Megapixel matrix 1/4″ and aperture of f/2.4 — it provides a 2-fold optical zoom. Finally, the third module is equipped with 13-Megapixel sensor 1/3″ ultra wide angle lens (angle is 125°) and aperture of f/2,4. There is a focus on phase detection, it supports a variety of smart shooting modes, shooting HD video with a frequency of 960 fps.
As promised, the Redmi K20 Pro got Podebrady optical fingerprint scanner seventh generation 3P lens. The light sensitive area in it has doubled, and the area of the finger scan has increased by 15% compared with the sensor used in the previous flagship — the Xiaomi Mi 9.
The phone case is made of aluminium 7000, covered with a curved 3D glass Corning Gorilla glass 5, and the back cover is made with a flame texture in the red and blue designs or textured Kevlar in black. Redmi K20 Pro got the battery at 4000 mAh and support wireless high-speed 27-watts of charging, which can fill the battery capacity to 58 % in half an hour (a full charge takes about 73 minutes). When dimensions 156,7 ? 74,3 ? 8.8 mm, the device weighs 191 grams.
Among other technical characteristics it is worth mentioning the support of two SIM-cards format nano, dual-band GPS receiver (L1 + L2) and GLONASS, NFC modules (chip of the new generation SN100T), Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4 GHz + 5 GHz), Bluetooth 5, 3.5 mm audio Jack and built-in audio chip Hi-Fi Qualcomm Aqstic WCD9340. The device works under control of Android 9 Pie shell MIUI 10.
In the Chinese retail Redmi K20 Pro will be available from 1 June in red, blue and black versions, priced at 2,499 yuan (about $361) for the version with 6 GB RAM and 64 GB of storage, 2599 yuan (~$376) for the configuration 6/128 GB, 2799 yuan (~$405) — 8/128 GB and finally, 2999 yuan (~$434) — 8/256 GB. Along with the smartphone released a variety of accessories, including game controller cost 179 yuan ($26).
Well, after the appearance of this device the sale of many smartphones can significantly be affected, including Xiaomi Mi 9, after «flagship killer 2.0″ surpasses it on all key parameters.