Redmi launched 2 devices last month on 28 May. Both devices are well known for their good pricing and amazing specifications, Redmi K20, and Redmi K20 Pro. Redmi has been always known to give awesome specifications mobile mobiles with good pricing. The Redmi K20 and Redmi K20 pro are a big part of Technology markets. Today’s comparison will tell how much these devices are the same and how much are not?

The Real Battle: Redmi K20 vs Redmi K20 Pro

The comparison talks about the pricing of both the devices, the Redmi K20, and Redmi K20 Pro. But, lets first have complete knowledge of both the devices separately.

Redmi K20

Redmi K20

 

Redmi K20 comes in 3 color variants. The variants are Carbon Black, Flame Red, and Glacier blue. These devices colors are with a gradient color finishings that make this device look more premium. The device works on Android Pie with MIUI 10 Skin installed. The Redmi K20 comes with in-display fingerprint technology and its a Seventh Generation fingerprint Scanner. Let’s have in-depth specifications.

Display

The Redmi K20 comes with a flaunting AMOLED display of 6.39 inches. The display Resolution is 2340 x 1080 pixels. The display has a pixel density of 403 PPI. Hence, great display with better viewing angles. The display also supports a dedicated Dark Mode.

Hardware

The hardware support for Redmi K20 is Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 chipset. This a new chipset from Qualcomm. The chipset is based on 8nm technology. This chipset is actually on Octa-Core CPU clocked up to 2.2 GHz. Graphics are driven by Adreno 618 GPU. Therefore, better performance with minimum lags as possible or maybe no lags.

RAM management for Redmi K20 is managed by 2 RAM variants 6GB and 8GB. Also, the Redmi K20 has the support of Game Turbo 2.0 which ultimately enhances the gaming experience of a user.

Camera

The Redmi K20 offers a triple camera Setup at the rear side. It has a camera of 48+8+13 MP sensors. The 48 Megapixel camera sensor is Sony IMX 582 sensor. The secondary sensor telephoto sensor which is of 8 Megapixels and also has a 2X Optical Zoom Feature. The third camera sensor is the 13 Megapixels Wide-angle sensor which has a capability of 124 degrees. The aperture size for the 48MP sensor is f1.75 and for 8MP it is f2.4 and the 13MP sensor has an aperture size of f2.4.

The front camera sensor is 20 Megapixels. This 20 Megapixel sensor is located in a Pop-Up mechanism. The aperture size for this sensor is f2.2.Therefore, the user can click beautiful portraits. The device comes with the support of Super Slo-mo. Hence can shoot slo-mo videos up to 960fps

Battery

Redmi has given the size of 4,000 mAh battery in Redmi K20. The device has a fast charging of 18W. The Redmi K20 features a USB Type-C reversible connector. Therefore, you can charge your Redmi K20 with less time as much as possible

Storage

The Redmi K20 comes in 3 variants 64GB,128GB, and 256GB. However, there are actually 3 variants of Redmi K20 including RAM and these are 6+64GB,6+128GB, and 8+256 GB. The Redmi K20 comes with UFS 2.1.

Price of Redmi K20

The Pricing Redmi K20 starts from 1999 yuan for 6+64GB (Rs.20,000/- Approx.)(289$ Approx.), for 6+128GB the buyer has to pay 2099 Yuan (Rs.21,000/- Approx.) (303 $ Approx.)and for 8+256GB the price is 2599 yuan (Rs.26,000/- Approx) (376$ Approx.)

Redmi K20 Pro

Redmi K20 Pro

 

The Redmi K20 Pro is the same as the Redmi K20 in terms of colors availability. The Redmi K20 Pro also comes in 3 color variants, Carbon Black, Flame Red, and Glacier blue. These devices colors are with a gradient color finishings that make this device look more premium. The device works on Android Pie with MIUI 10 Skin installed. The Redmi K20  Pro comes with in-display fingerprint technology and its a Seventh Generation fingerprint Scanner. Let’s have in-depth specifications.

Display

The Redmi K20 Pro display is a Samsung AMOLED display with a resolution of 2340 x 1080 Pixels. The display is FHD+ resolution display. The screen size for the Redmi K20 is 6.39 inches. The Pixel density on the screen is 403 PPI. The display comes with a mode o Sun Mode 2.0 that enhances your display experience even in outdoors. The Redmi K20 Pro display supports HDR feature. Therefore, an HDR display. The display comes with a dark mode that raises the experience of a user.

Hardware

The Redmi K20 Pro board works with the help of Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 chipset. This chipset is the most advanced chipset from Qualcomm till now. The chipset is a flagship-Grade chipset. It works on the architecture of 7nm process. Redmi K20’s processor is clocked up to 2.84 GHz. The CPU is an Octa-Core CPU.

The hardware of Redmi K20 Pro operates with 2 RAM variants 6GB and 8GB. Gaming Graphics and System O.S graphics are handled by Adreno 640 GPU. Redmi K20 Pro comes with Game Turbo 2.0 that enhances the gaming experiences of a user.

Camera

The camera is another most important part of a phone. Redmi K20 Pro features a triple camera setup of 48+8+13MP. The 48 Megapixels Sensor is the Sony IMX 586 sensor, the most famous camera sensor nowadays in markets. We all know that Sony IMX 586 sensor is a true 48 Megapixels sensor. The secondary sensor is of 8 Megapixels which is a telephoto camera sensor. This telephoto sensor has a 2X optical zoom and 10X Optical Zoom feature. The third sensor is the 13 Megapixels sensor which is an ultra-wide camera sensor. This sensor has a capability of 124 degrees. The aperture sizes of these sensors are f1.75 for the Primary 48 MP Sensor,f2.4 for the Secondary 8MP sensor,f2.4 for the third 13MP sensor. The device comes with the support of Super Slo-mo. Hence can shoot slo-mo videos up to 960fps.

For taking Selfies and Portraits from Front Camera it has 20 Megapixels with an aperture size of f2.2. The Selfie camera uses a POP-UP mechanism to click selfies.

Battery

Redmi has given the size of 4,000 mAh battery in Redmi K20 Pro. The device has a fast charging of up to 27W. The Redmi K20 features a USB Type-C reversible connector. Therefore, you can charge your Redmi K20  Pro with less time as much as possible. The device comes with 18W charger but a user can buy a charger rated up to 27W. Hence, it supports Quick Charge 4.0

Storage

The Redmi K20 Pro comes in 3 variants for Internal capacity. The variants are 64GB,128GB and 256GB. Therefore, actual variants of the Redmi K20 Pro are 6+64GB,6+128GB, 128+8GB,8+256GB.

Price of Redmi K20 Pro

The Redmi K20 Pro price for 6+64GB is 2499 yuan (Rs.25,000/- Approx.) (361$ Approx.), for 6+128GB is 2599 yuan (Rs.26,000/- Approx.) (376$ Approx.), for 8+128GB it is 2799 yuan(28,000/- Approx.) (405$ Approx.) and for 8+256 GB is 2999 yuan( Rs.30,000 Approx.) (434$ Approx.).

The Real Battle: Redmi K20 vs Redmi K20 Pro

Display

Redmi K20 display is an AMOLED display with a resolution of 2340×1080 pixels with 6.39 inches whereas the display given in Redmi K20 Pro is Samsung AMOLED display with same screen’s resolution and same Pixels per inch i.e 403 PPI.

Their Paper Specifications are the same but still, we recommend that Samsung Amoled Display given in the Redmi K20 Pro is better as we all know how good the displays of Samsung are.

Hardware

The Redmi K20 chipset is Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 and the chipset given in the Redmi K20 Pro is Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 chipset. However, clearly the winner here is the K20 Pro but still, we appreciate the processor given in the Redmi K20 as this chipset 730 is a new chipset and it is also a flagship level chipset. Throwing more light on the Hardware chipsets reveals that Snapdragon 730 chipset is based on an 8nm process whereas the Snapdragon 855 chipset is based on the 7nm process.

RAM for K20 is 6GB and 8GB and RAM availability for the K20 Pro is also the same. Hence, 6GB and 8GB. The Adreno GPU given in Redmi K20 is 618 and the Adreno GPU has given in the Redmi K20 Pro is 640. But, remember this GPU difference is because of the Chipsets available in the Redmi K20 and Redmi K20 Pro. The K20 is clocked up to 2.2GHz and the K20 Pro is clocked up to 2.84 GHz. Both devices support Game Turbo 2.0 which ultimately enhances the gaming experience of a user.

But, keeping the price segment in mind  K20 is also a good level smartphone in this price range.

Camera

The Redmi K20 and the Redmi K20 Pro have the same camera setup but there is still some difference in camera capabilities that we will clear here. The K20 camera setup is a triple camera setup 48+8+13MP and the K20 Pro is again the same 48+8+13MP but, the Primary sensor in both devices differ as the Sensor given in the Redmi K20 is Sony IMX 582 sensor and the sensor given in Redmi K20 Pro is Sony IMX 586 sensor. Now, what’s the difference? which sensor is better?

Sony IMX 586 sensor given in Redmi K20 Pro vs Sony IMX 582 sensor given in Redmi K20

Both cameras are capable of clicking photographs up to 48 Megapixels (8000 x 6000 Pixels), only the difference between both of these is that the Sony IMX 586 sensor can shoot 4K videos up to 60 fps and the Sony IMX 582 Sensor can shoot videos up to 30 fps.

imx 586 vs imx 582

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But we still recommend the best sensor to be the Sony IMX 586 Sensor as it can shoot 4K videos up to 60 fps. However, if a user can compromise this feature then Redmi K20 is a good option for the user.

What Camera of Redmi K20 can do vs What Camera of Redmi K20  Pro can do?

Rear Camera Comparison: Redmi K20 Vs Redmi K20 Pro

Basis Redmi K20 Pro Redmi K20
Camera 48+8+13MP (Sony IMX 586  Primary Sensor) 48+8+13MP (Sony IMX 582 Sensor)
4K video capture 60fps / 30fps 30fps
1080P video capture 60fps / 30fps 60fps / 30fps
720P video capture 30fps 30fps
1080P slow motion shooting 120fps / 240fps / 960fps 120fps / 240fps / 960fps
720P slow motion shooting 120fps / 240fps / 960fps 120fps / 240fps / 960fps
Optical Zoom 2X,10X 2X

 

Front Camera Comparison: Redmi K20 VS Redmi K20 Pro

Basis Redmi K20 Pro Redmi K20
Camera 20 MP 20 MP
1080P video capture 30fps 30fps
720P video capture 30fps 30fps

 

Here we have seen table wise comparison of the cameras of both the devices which reveals that the camera sensor of K20 Pro can shoot 4K videos up to 60fps and have Optical zoom of 2X and 10X whereas the Redmi K20 can shoot videos up to 30fps and have only 2X Optical Zoom.

Battery

The Redmi K20 and the Redmi K20 pro have the same battery size of 4,000 mAh but the speed of charging differs as the Redmi K20 supports 18W charging and the Redmi K20 Pro can be charged by using QC charger that is rated up to 27W. Therefore, the Redmi K20 Pro supports Quick Charging. Both devices have USB Type-C reversible connector which ensures fast data transfers from PCs.

Storage

The Redmi K20 and the Redmi K20 Pro both come with 6 and 8GB of RAM. However, the storages variants are different. but how? We found that both have an internal capacity of up to 256 GB. The answer to this question is  that Redmi K20 comes in 3 variants 6+64GB,6+128GB and 8+256 GB whereas the Redmi K20 Pro comes with 6+64GB,6+128GB,8+128GB and 8+256GB.Both devices come UFS2.1 feature.

The difference is just because of one more variant, 8+128GB, that’s only available in the Redmi K20 Pro.

Which One Should You Buy?

After having all the information about these devices a buyer mind may be stuck that which Phone should he/she buy? whether it should be Redmi K20 or Redmi K20 Pro? See its really difficult to say anything. Why?

This is because of the Redmi K20 price, that is so well priced. The features given in the Redmi K20 according to its pricing are really amazing. If a user may opt for Redmi K20 he/she may miss the 10X optical zoom feature and 4K Videos up to 60fps feature but keeping the price in mind we will recommend both of these devices. Everyone has a different point of view we cannot change someone’s view. We can only present the specifications of the devices.

Both devices feature Same Gradient Color finishing and same looks. If we talk about fingerprint Technology both come with Seventh Generation unlocking Technology. This technology is of 3-P lens technology. It is an upgrade of 7.2 um ultra large pixels. The finger area is 15% more. Hence, a larger area means more convenience while unlocking the device.

Talking about the Game Turbo 2.0 which ultimately enhances the gaming experiences a user and also there is a dark Mode which enhances the viewing experience of a user and also both devices come with Sun Screen 2.0 feature which raises user experiences of viewing displays even in outdoors.

Redmi K20 and the Redmi K20 Pro both offer UFC 2.1 support. Now, what exactly is UFS and how they play a role in their fields for mobile?

UFS 2.1 on Redmi K20 and Redmi K20 Pro

UFS actually has the role of speed of writing files and data in mobiles. Therefore, better the UFS version is better its speed for loading apps and data as well. As both devices have the same UFC speed there will be no chances of difference in speed of both these mobiles while loading Apps ( affecting UFS part only).

Conclusion

Go for the Redmi K20 if you have a small budget as compared to Redmi K20 which is a little bit more priced and if budget is nothing part of matter while buying mobiles for you then you should opt for the Redmi K20 pro. However, everyone has their own perspective of choosing mobiles. It’s up to you, which smartphone you will choose? Let us know in comments.

We had given a table wise comparison for your convenience

BasisRedmi K20Redmi K20Redmi K20 ProRedmi k20 pro
Way Of OperatingTouchscreenTouchscreen
Measurements (mm) 156.7mm X 74.3X8.8 mm  156.7mm X 74.3X8.8 mm
Mass (grams)191191
Battery's mAh40004000
Qucik charging34
ColorsCarbon Black, Flame Red, and Glacier blueCarbon Black, Flame Red, and Glacier blue
Size of Screen (inches)6.39 inches6.39 inches
Display Resolution2340 x 10802340 x 1080 (Samsung AMOLED)
Protecting WayCorning Gorilla Glass 5Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Screen's ratio19.5:919.5:9
PPI403403
CPUOcta-CoreOcta-Core
Chipset730730
R.A.M6,8GB6,8GB
GPU618618
Internal Capacity64,128,256 GB64,128,256 GB
Expandability of storageNoNo
Expandability of storage throughN.AN.A
Expandability of storage up to (GB)N.AN.A
Rear-Side camera48+8+13 MP48+8+13 MP
Shoots 4K videos upto 30fpsShoots 4K videos upto 30fps
Rear-Side autofocusYesYes
Rear-Side flashLEDLED
O.SAndroid 9 PieAndroid 9 Pie
Supported O.S UIMIUI 10MIUI 10
Wi-Fi technologyYesYes
Supported Wi-Fi standards 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
GPS technologyYesYes
Bluetooth technologyYesYes
NFC technologyyesyes
Type -C PortYesYes
Audio JackYes 3.5mmYes 3.5mm
SIMs Count22
4G on both SIM cardsYesYes
SIM 1st
SIM StyleNano StyleNano Style
GSM or CDMAGSMGSM
3G SupportYesYes
4G or LTEyesyes
4G India (Band 40) Supportyesyes
SIM 2nd
SIM styleNano StyleNano Style
GSM or CDMAGSMGSM
3G supportYesYes
4G or LTEyesyes
4G India (Band 40) supportyesyes
Price6+64GB 1999 yuan, 6+128GB 2099 Yuan 8+256GB 2599 yuan6+64GB 2499 yuan, 6+128GB 2599 Yuan,8+128 GB 2799 yuan, 8+256GB 2599 yuan

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