Redmi K20 India Launch Imminent, Xiaomi India teases It As Flagship Killer 2.0

Main Image
  • Like
  • Comment
  • Share

A Redmi flagship phone that’s Snapdragon 855-based has been in news for some time. Xiaomi itself has been teasing it, and yesterday confirmed the name of the phone as Redmi K20. Now Xiaomi India Managing Director Manu Kumar Jain has hinted that the phone could be coming soon to India.

He took to Twitter to congratulate OnePlus Team on the launch of their new flagship OnePlus 7 Pro (review) while indicating that Flagship Killer 2.0 is coming soon. In his tweet, he refrained from sharing any specific details of the phone except Snapdragon 855 which was highlighted in the image he posted with his tweet.

“Congratulations @OnePlus team! 👏 There’s a new flagship in town. Flagship Killer 2.0: coming soon.. Hold my dragon!,” Jain tweeted.

Post that tweet, Xiaomi India has started their marketing campaign for the Redmi K20 by ruining teasers on digital media platforms like Youtube and websites where it is targeting competitors, specifically OnePlus 7 Pro.

With this move, Xiaomi hopes to convince prospective OnePlus 7 buyers to delay their buying decision till Redmi K20 hits India.

So far, Xiaomi has teased that its upcoming phone will be driven by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SoC. It has also teased an in-display fingerprint sensor, a pop-up selfie camera, and a super-wide angle rear camera.

ALSO READ: Realme 3 Pro Review – The Real Redmi Note 7 Pro Challenger

If various leaks and rumors are anything to go by, there is a possibility that Xiaomi actually releases two phones in its upcoming flagship Redmi K-series. While the base variant will be called the K20, there will be a slightly more premium K20 Pro version as well. It remains to be seen how accurate these rumors are but one thing is certain, now that OnePlus phones have moved from being flagship killers to mainstream flagships, Xiaomi wants to be the next ‘Flagship Killer’.

Deepak RajawatDeepak Rajawat
Experienced technology journalist with over 7-years of experience. Before embracing online journalism, he has worked with several legacy publications including print editions at Hindustan Times and The Statesman. He also has a keen interest in Sports, which he used to cover with equal enthusiasm in his early career.

Related Articles

ImageBREAKING: Samsung Galaxy Z Fold6 US Pricing & Variants Revealed!

Samsung’s upcoming foldable, the Galaxy Z Fold6, is one of the most crucial smartphone models for the company. If executed well, the phone will help the Korean tech giant maintain its leadership in the foldable industry, especially when Chinese manufacturers like Vivo and Huawei are catching up. Further, it will also be the first foldable …

ImageRedmi K20 Pro, Redmi K20 India Launch To Happen On July 17

Update:Redmi K20 series has been listed on teasing its launch on the website. If you’re interested, you could pre-book a unit through Flipkart and starting July 12, 12 noon by paying a token amount of Rs. 855. All the suspense around Redmi K20 Pro (review) and Redmi K20 India launch are over. Redmi India officially …

ImageCompare Realme X2 Pro Vs Xiaomi Redmi K20 Pro Vs Asus 6Z Vs OnePlus 7: Price, Specifications, Features

In 2019 we have seen a lot of action happening in the 25-35K segment where all major brands are aggressively targeting economical flagship buyers. The line of value champions has had a new addition today i.e. Realme X2 Pro. This is the very first flagship from Realme and has a compelling list of specs and …

ImageRealme GT 6 Launching in India on 20 June: Might be a rebrand of GT Neo 6

After the launch of Realme GT 6T in the country, Realme is all set to add one more member to the GT Family. The brand has confirmed the global launch of Realme GT 6 which is being teased as the “AI flagship killer” so the highlight of the device will be AI features. India’s launch …

ImageXiaomi Redmi Pad Pro Launched Globally: Will Come to India Soon

Xiaomi has announced the next in its Tablet lineup globally. The brand has announced the Xiaomi Redmi Pad Pro in Europe as well as some other markets around the globe. The Redmi Pad Pro was first launched in China in March 2024 post which it has now gone official in Europe. It is a mid-range …


Be the first to leave a comment.