Xiaomi Redmi K20 Pro to Asus 6Z: New affordable phones with powerful chipset, premium specs
Xiaomi is gearing up to launch its Redmi K20 series in India. The Pro model in the series is set to be cheapest smartphone in India with Qualcomm’s high-end Snapdragon 855 processor. Xiaomi’s Redmi K20 Pro will take on OnePlus 7 series and Asus Z6 which are among few phones to run on the Qualcomm chipset.
Xiaomi Redmi K20 Pro
launched in China last month with a starting price of CNY 2,499 (Rs 25,200 approximately). The top-end model featuring 8GB of RAM and 256GB storage costs CNY 2,999 (Rs 30,000 approximately). The smartphone is expected to launch in India in the same price vicinity.
Apart from up to 8GB of RAM and Snapdragon 855 chipset, Xiaomi Redmi K20 Pro offers premium specifications comprised of a triple rear camera setup including 48-megapixel Sony IMX586 sensor and 13-megapixel wide-angle lens, 20-megapixel pop-up selfie camera, and 4,000mAh battery with 27W fast charging support.
Ahead of the launch, Xiaomi has claimed that its offers the fastest performance, as per AnTuTu benchmarking tests.
Asus undercut OnePlus 7 series with its latestwhich starts at Rs 31,999. While OnePlus 7 Pro and Xiaomi Redmi K20 Pro rely on pop-up selfie camera, Asus is offering an adjustable flip camera. Asus 6Z’s top-end model with 8GB RAM and 128GB is priced at Rs 39,999. Another highlight of Asus 6Z is mammoth 5,000mAh battery – a rarity in the premium segment in India. It’s also powered by Snapdragon 855 processor.
Other key features of include 6.4-inch Full HD+ NanoEdge display with Gorilla Glass 6 protection, 48-megapixel Sony IMX586 sensor and a 13-megapixel 125-degree wide angle camera, and compatibility with Google’s Android R update.
OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro
OnePlus 7 series starts at Rs 32,999 in India. The better model in the series is OnePlus 7 Pro starts at Rs 48,999. The first OnePlus phone to sport pop-up selfie camera,offers a 6.67-inch AMOLED QHD display with 90Hz refresh rate. It runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor with up to 12GB of RAM. It offers 48-megapixel and 8-megapixel rear cameras, 16-megapixel selfie camera, Warp Charge 30, USB Type-C port, Bluetooth 5.0, and NFC. The smartphone houses 4,000mAh battery.