Redmi’s Snapdragon 855 flagship smartphone is one of the most anticipated devices of the year. Xiaomi’s sub-brand has now confirmed that the first flagship will be called the Redmi K20.
Redmi General Manager Lu Weibing explained that the ‘K’ in K20 stands for Killer. He also mentioned that the K-series will comprise Redmi’s performance-driven flagship phones. Earlier Weibing took to Weibo to give users four options to guess the name of the new Redmi flagship. These included X20, P20, K20 and T20.
There have been reports suggesting that there will be two flagship smartphones. Tipster Ishan Agarwal revealed that Redmi Flagship phone will have two variants and their names will be Redmi K20 and K20 Pro. He also revealed the storage models of the two phones as 6GB/64GB, 6GB/128GB, 8GB/256GB for the K20 and 6GB/64GB, 6GB/128GB, 8GB/128GB, 8GB/256GB for the K20 Pro.
Another leak suggested the presence of a Redmi smartphone with the name Redmi K20 Pro. A protective cover of a smartphone going by the name Redmi K20 Pro was spotted with Snapdragon 855 processor, 48MP camera and 4,000mAh battery.
A picture of Redmi flagship has been spotted which showcases a side view of the device and a portion of the back. Xiaomi President Lin Bin shared the image where he is taking a selfie with the company’s CFO. The blue coloured phone in his hand sports a popup selfie camera and the back has some kind of circular camera module in the centre.
Redmi India’s official Twitter handle tweeted that the company is gearing up for a new 48MP phone. It is expected that the phone will be Redmi Snapdragon 855 flagship.
2+ MILLION in 2 MONTHS! #MissionAccomplished! 🥊
— Redmi India (@RedmiIndia) May 13, 2019
Concerning the upcoming Redmi Snapdragon 855 flagship phones, rumour has it that Xiaomi could announce one of the variants as Poco F2 in India. The Redmi flagship is expected to come with a popup selfie camera and an in-display fingerprint sensor.
The protective case leaked by ithome.com mentions the presence of a 48MP rear camera, 6.39-inch AMOLED display and a 4,000mAh battery. Previous reports indicate that the phone will retain the 3.5mm headphone jack and it will have NFC support as well.