Ever since the announcement of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855, people are eagerly waiting for a Xiaomi or a Redmi Phone powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SoC. As Xiaomi always keep affordability intact with higher-end specs. Since the past few weeks, there is chatter about an upcoming Redmi device powered by the same SoC. Even, Redmi General Manager Lu Weibing confirmed upcoming device sporting Snapdragon 855 at its heart. According to various Redmi K20 leaks, the device is coming soon.
Redmi K20 and K20 Pro Leaks and Renders:
May 25, 2019: There will be two different Redmi K series devices – Redmi K20 and K20 Pro. According to a new teaser, the Redmi K20 will come with host Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 processor. The Redmi K20 Pro will host a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855. The devices will come in Blue colour variant reveals a hoarding.
May 22, 2019: A fresh press render reveals its rear look. The Redmi K20 is looking gorgeous in the latest teaser revealed. It features a triple rear camera consisting of a 48MP Sony IMX586 primary camera. Check the in-depth article for full information.
May 21, 2019: According to an official teaser on Weibo, the all-new Redmi K20 (Killer 2.0) and K20 Pro( maybe launching as POCO F2 in India) are confirmed to be launching on 28th May in China, you can read in depth-here
May 19, 2019: Lu Weibing confirms Sony 48MP Sony IMX586 sensor for Redmi K20. A Video recorded at 960 frames per second is also revealed in the latest teaser. You can read more here.
May 14, 2019: Redmi K20 is again rumored to be the next Pocophone F2. Unlike in China where it will be named Redmi K20, the device will launch as the Poco F2 in India and other global markets. Know more about the new naming development. You can also know about the Poco F2 leaks and rumors over here.
May 14, 2019: Redmi K20, where K stands for Killer, specifications rumored in a new leak. As according to leaked spec sheet it will come with Qualcomm Snapdragon 855, a 6.39-inch display featuring Corning Gorilla Glass 6 and triple camera module. It will be available in 6GB RAM version will be available in 64GB and 128GB storage variants. On the other hand, the 8GB RAM model will be only available in 128GB and 256GB storage configurations. Check more specifications here.
May 13, 2019: Lu Weibing confirms to name the new Redmi flagship name tomorrow. However, just hours before, famous leakster, Ishan Aggarwal revealed that the upcoming flagship will be Redmi K20 and K20 Pro. It may launch as Poco F2 outside China, reports multiple leaks. It will be available in colors options: Carbon Fiber Black, Glacier Blue, and Flame Red.
7 May 2019: On Weibo Tang Mu, general manager of Xiaomi Smart Hardware division teased the information in the post. Which suggests that Xiaomi might launch its flagship device with Snapdragon 855 on 13th May 2019. Along with the phone, the post also has some information about another device which might be launched alongside with Xiaomi Redmi flagship. Read more on a detailed article here.
30 April 2019: In conversation with followers on Weibo, Lu Weibing inadvertently confirms the absence of on-screen fingerprint sensor. He said the on-screen fingerprint sensors are quite expensive.
30 April 2019: A new leaked render based on previous leaks reveals that the Redmi powered Flagship will be sporting a 6.3-inch AMOLED Display, a vertical triple camera setup of a 48-megapixel + 8-megapixel + 13-megapixel with a front-facing camera of 32MP. According to the render, it will be having a massive 4,000 mAh battery.
29 April 2019: Lu Weibing has stated that the upcoming new Redmi device with Snapdragon 855 Chipset will be having a huge stock. As according to the market stats, the device will be having a huge number of sales in the first 3-4 months itself.
25 April 2019: An unknown Redmi device with Snapdragon 855 has been leaked with its major specifications. According to the source, the device comes with a 6.39-inch Display with a screen resolution of 2340 x 1080. Also, it bears a model number of SM8150 with a triple camera setup of 48MP + 8MP+ 13MP on the back and a 32MP Selfie Camera. This device is expected as with the name of Redmi Pro 2
24 April 2019: Lu Weibing was spotted with a mysterious Redmi Device with pop-up camera and minimal bezels. According to a post shared on Weibo by Lu Weibing, the device will be featuring a Snapdragon 855, a longer battery life, better camera and it will be worth waiting for. We predict that this might be the Redmi K20.
22 April 2019: Redmi’s General Manager Lu Weibing confirmed that a Redmi Powered 855 Smartphone will support Wireless Charging and NFC, and it is expected that it will be launching as POCO F2 in India
15 April 2019: Xiaomi’s Product Director, Wang Teng Thomas has shared an image showing the same unknown Redmi Phone with Xiaomi’s co-founder and President, Lin Bin. The device shows off a 3.5mm Headphone jack and a pop-up selfie camera onboard. This matches the previous renders and leaks. You can read in detail here.
4 April 2019: According to a post shared on Weibo, the Render claims it to have a pop-up selfie camera and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Chipset along with a massive 4,800mAH Battery. The device will be featuring a gradient back and an in-display fingerprint scanner.
30 March 2019: A report by a trusted source claims that the Redmi K20 will be sporting a 48MP Sony IMX586 Sensor as seen on the Honor View 20. Also, this report states that this phone will be having a triple camera setup on the rear.
19 December 2019: Redmi K20 leaks in another poster, it confirms Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 Chipset as seen on the Redmi Note 7 Pro. But this may be fake as the General Manager has confirmed a device with Snapdragon 855.
Redmi K20 Expected Specifications:
The Redmi K20 will come with a 6.39-inch FHD+ Display with no bezels ending speculations about the notch. It will run on the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Chipset with 8GB of RAM. The phone will have a triple camera setup of 48MP Sony IMX586 + an 8MP Ultra Wide + 2MP Depth Sensor on the back, on the front the phone will be sporting a 20MP Pop-Up Selfie Camera maybe as seen on the Vivo V15 Pro. A 4,000mAH Battery with 100W Fast Charger may take place on Redmi K20.
The Redmi K20 will be available in three storage variants – 6GB +64GB , 6GB+128GB 8GB+256GB. The Redmi K20 Pro will be available with additional 8GB+128GB Internal storage variant. Both the devices will be available in Carbon Fiber Black, Glacier Blue, and Flame Red.
Redmi K20 Pricing:
A price tag of INR 25,999 for the base variant of 6GB + 64GB, INR 29,999 for the 8GB + 128GB variant will be applicable for Redmi K20. It would be one of the cheapest phones to have a Snapdragon 855.
Redmi K20 Release Date:
The Redmi K20 is confirmed to be released on 28th of May in China, while the K20 Pro isn’t confirmed yet, nor the Indian launch date is announced.
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