XIAOMI REDMI K20 PRO REVIEW
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor, Adreno 640 GPU, 6GB + 128GB / 8GB + 256GB, MIUI 10 OS, 6.39 inches AMOLED FHD+ (2340×1080) screen, 48MP + 13MP + 8MP AI Triple Back camera, 20MP Pop-up selfie camera, 4000mAh battery
Pros: Design, monitor, functionality, battery life, camera
Cons: Multiple pre-loaded apps, lags with high-graphics intensive games
The flagship phone has a good mixture of a processor with an amazing display and camera. The phone can manage the majority of the heavy tasks easily. Front pop-up and rear triple camera, both are good to capture beautiful shots in most light conditions. Coupled with 4,000mAh battery, k20 Pro is an excellent value for money phone.
Considering that Xiaomi entered in the Indian marketplace, its gain a lot of popularity in the budget section. Currently with Redmi K20 Pro, the company is trying to catch some market share at the flagship device market segment.
The phone can be found at Rs 27,999 with hardware components. The phone has top-end Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor in conjunction with 6 GB and 8 GB RAM. It has pop-up selfie camera along with triple AI camera at the back.
Almost every flagship device has a borderless layout, Xiaomi targets precisely the same by employing pop-up selfie camera, allowing 91.9 per cent screen-to-body ratio. K20 Pro retains 6.39 inches AMOLED screen with FHD+ (1080×2340 pixels) resolution.
The AMOLED screen is very bright and sharp, enabling to use the phone at bight days without any situation. It gives wide viewing angles to share the screen together with your friends and loved ones. Additionally, it sports 7th production in-screen fingerprint sensor that’s quite fast and easy to attain.
Redmi K20 Pro utilizes Corning Gorilla Glass 5 in both ends — front and rear. It protects the unit from scratches, but prone to entice smudges. The rear design has a dark end in the centre and transitions in blue color on either side. It enriches the overall design ethics of this phone and gives a premium look and feel.
Primary — 48 MP Sony IMX586 sensor using an f/1.75 aperture and 1.6 micron pixels
Ultra-wide — 13 MP camera using a 124.8 degree field of view and an f/2.4 aperture
The K20 Pro clicks photographs with a good number of information in daylight. The phone finds the thing quickly while shooting as well as focuses quickly on the subject to capture good depth effect.
The triple phone captures beautiful shots balanced with particulars and vibrant colours. The camera is very snappy, and with HDR manner it further enriches details.
It captures a good amount of details with natural colour tone. The pop-up contains LEDs that light up as it rises, which seems cool. These LEDs can be turned off using the camera setting.
Redmi K20 Pro is powered with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SoC having eight CPU cores and is founded on a 7nm production process. The cellular device runs on MIUI 10 on top of Android 9 Pie. MIUI allows you to customise the look of the UI as per your taste. Youcan can ditch navigation buttons and use gesture navigation. It also has a dark mode that saves power as well as easy on your eyes while using the phone at night.
The phone features a few pre-installed apps including games like Ludo Master and Block Puzzle Guardian, as well as Facebook, Dailyhunt, Amazon, Google Duo, Paytm, and WPS Office. There are also several Xiaomi programs like Mi Community, Mi Music, Mi Video, Mi Pay, Mi Store, plus a Safety app.
The in-display fingerprint scanner is quick to unlock the smartphone. While using the face unlock, the selfie camera module pops up to scan your face.
The Redmi k20 Pro operates smoothly and can handle various app concurrently. We stuffed the phone with a number of apps and games such as, Outlook, MS-Office, Phone of the Duty, Asphalt 9, Deadly Combat etc..
When playing games like Asphalt and Mortal combat, the phone handled them easily. But with games like PUBG and Call of Duty, we discovered a little lag in the pictures.
We activated the sport increase and this enriches the signature response and graphics by making darker places brighter in games.
The battery can run for over 1 day in a full charge with average usage. And with power users and gamers, it can be for one day.
Within our movie loop evaluation, K20 Pro managed to remain for 19 hours 17 minutes while enjoying HD video over YouTube using full brightness and quantity.