There were talks that Xiaomi might launch a beefed up variant of its Redmi K20 Pro (review). Today, Redmi has gone ahead and silently launched the Redmi K20 Pro Premium Edition in China. It’s not just the name that’s mouthful, but the phone also features a loaded spec sheet that can take on any high-end flagship in the market. Let’s take a look at what the Redmi K20 Pro Premium has to offer.
Redmi K20 Pro Premium specifications and features
The Redmi K20 Pro Premium Edition upgrades only the processor and RAM over the existing Redmi K20 Pro. All other specs of the new phone remains the same, which means the new phone features a 6.39-inch AMOLED full HD+(1,080 x 2,340 pixels) display with 19.5:9 aspect ratio. Driving the performance of the device is the Snapdragon 855+ chipset as compared to the Snapdragon 855 on the K20 Pro. The new processor also has a faster GPU compared to its sibling. The processor is mated to 8GB or 12GB RAM depending on the variant. There is also a Cool Black Mech colour variant in the premium model, which has a different back panel (as you can see below).
In the imaging department, the new phone features a 48-megapixel Sony IMX586 primary sensor with an f/1.75 lens, aided by a 13-megapixel wide-angle lens, and an 8-megapixel depth sensor with an f/2.4 lens. The elevating selfie camera mechanism houses a 20-megapixel snapper. The phone features a 4,000mAh battery with support for 27W fast charging and boots the Android 9 Pie-based MIUI 10 out of the box.
Redmi K20 Pro Premium price
The Redmi K20 Pro Premium Edition has been launched in three configurations – 8GB + 128GB, 8GB + 512GB and 12GB + 512GB. These variants will set you back by RMB 2,699 (~Rs 27,000), RMB 2,999 (~Rs 30,000) and RMB 3,199 (~Rs 32,000), respectively. As of now, there is no word when the phone, if at all, will arrive in India.