Xiaomi has just launched the Redmi K20 Pro with Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor, triple rear cameras and a 20-megapixel pop-up camera in China. The phone will go on sale on June 6, 2019, but it has already been added to the Android Q beta test program.
A post on Xiaomi’s global website indicates that the Redmi K20 Pro is now the company’s third phone included in the Android Q beta test program. However, Google’s website does not show the Redmi K20 Pro on its official phone list. Eligible for beta versions of Android Q.
As of now, the list includes only two Xiaomi phones: Mi 9 and Mi Mix 3 5G. These two phones were added to the Android Q beta testing list from the moment Google announced that the phones were eligible for Android Q beta 3 at I / O 2019.
Xiaomi says that the Android beta for the Redmi K20 Pro is available for download, but it supports only the China variant of the Redmi K20 Pro. As of now, the company has not released the flagship device outside of China.
The Redmi K20 Pro is expected to launch in India soon, given that the official Redmi India account has tweeted about this and about the company running ads for the phone in the country.
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Xiaomi has listed a number of bugs that come with the beta version, including the “Settings” app crashing when a user selects “Apps and notifications”, can’t switch between multiple users, on-screen fingerprint sensor not working and Bluetooth connectivity Problem with some keyboards.
Users who want to test the Android Q beta on the Redmi K20 Pro can sign up for the beta test program through the fastboot update channel. They need to download MIUI ROM flashing tool for the same. In case users wish to cancel the beta testing program, Xiaomi has kept the doors open. Users can go back to the stable MIUI 10 based on Android 9 Pie on the Redmi K20 Pro through fastboot mode.
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Redmi K20 Pro features Snapdragon 855 processor, 48MP + 8MP + 13MP triple rear camera, 20MP pop-up selfie camera, 4,000mAh battery with 27W fast charge support, NFC, dual-band GPS, 3.5mm audio jack and in-screen fingerprint sensor. The price of the phone starts at 2,499 Yuan, which is roughly Rs 25,000 in conversion.