Redmi K20, Redmi 7A, Redmi 7 Kernel Sources Released, Available on GitHub

Redmi K20 Pro kernel source code was released earlier this month.

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Redmi K20, Redmi 7A, Redmi 7 Kernel Sources Released, Available on GitHub

Redmi K20 sports a triple rear camera setup

Highlights
  • Redmi K20 is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 SoC
  • Redmi K20 was spotted on sale in Philippines as Mi 9T
  • Kernel source is an important part of ROM development

Redmi K20, Redmi 7, and Redmi 7A kernel sources are now available on GitHub. The Redmi K20 and Redmi 7A were launched in May last month, and the Redmi K20 is expected to launch in India soon. The phone was recently launched in Europe as Mi 9T. The Redmi 7, on the other hand, was launched in China in March, before being made available in India in May. Kernel source is an important part of the custom ROM development process for developers. Recently, Redmi K20 Pro and Mi Mix 3 5G smartphone's kernel source were also made available by Xiaomi.

The kernel source for the Redmi K20, Redmi 7A, and Redmi 7 are now available to developers via Github. With Xiaomi releasing kernel source for these devices, developers can get to work like porting custom recovery for these devices. With a custom recovery, users who like to tinker with their smartphones will be able to flash different ROMs on their devices and it will help developers in building custom ROMs as well.

The Redmi K20 was launched in China last month, and is confirmed to arrive in India in about four weeks. India chief Manu Kumar Jain has been dropping confirmation regularly about the arrival of the phone in the Indian market. The Redmi 7A was also launched in China last month, and should hopefully arrive in international markets soon. On the other hand, as we mentioned, the Redmi 7 was launched in China in March, and was brought to India in May.

Mi 9T With Snapdragon 730 SoC, 20-Megapixel Pop-Up Selfie Camera Launched

As mentioned, the Redmi K20 Pro kernel source was also made available earlier this month, alongside the kernel source for Mi Mix 3 5G.

Redmi K20 specifications, price

The Redmi K20 features a 6.39-inch full-HD+ (1080x2340 pixels) AMOLED display that comes with an in-display fingerprint sensor. Under the hood, the phone has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 SoC, a triple rear camera setup that houses a 48-megapixel primary sensor, a 13-megapixel secondary sensor with a wide-angle lens, and an 8-megapixel tertiary sensor with an f/2.4 lens. Additionally, there is a 20-megapixel sensor on the pop-up camera module for selfies and video chat. The Redmi K20 has up to 256GB of inbuilt storage. Besides, the phone packs a 4,000mAh battery that supports 18W fast charging tech. Redmi K20 price in China starts at CNY 2,499 (roughly Rs. 25,200)

  • Design
  • Display
  • Software
  • Performance
  • Battery Life
  • Camera
  • Value for Money
  • Good
  • Smooth, lag-free performance
  • Appealing design
  • Great battery life
  • Bad
  • Underwhelming low-light camera performance
  • Quite slippery
  • No expandable storage
  • Slow front camera pop-up mechanism
Display 6.39-inch
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 730
Front Camera 20-megapixel
Rear Camera 48-megapixel + 8-megapixel + 13-megapixel
RAM 6GB
Storage 64GB
Battery Capacity 4000mAh
OS Android Pie
Resolution 1080x2340 pixels
  • Design
  • Display
  • Software
  • Performance
  • Battery Life
  • Camera
  • Value for Money
  • Good
  • Good build quality
  • Excellent battery life
  • Two-year warranty
  • Bad
  • Sub-par camera performance
  • Bloatware and ads in MIUI
Display 5.45-inch
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 439
Front Camera 5-megapixel
Rear Camera 12-megapixel
RAM 2GB
Storage 16GB
Battery Capacity 4000mAh
OS Android 9 Pie
Resolution 720x1440 pixels
  • Design
  • Display
  • Software
  • Performance
  • Battery Life
  • Camera
  • Value for Money
  • Good
  • Good overall performance
  • Great battery life
  • Very good value for money
  • Bad
  • Disappointing low-light camera performance
  • Lots of ads in MIUI
Display 6.26-inch
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 632
Front Camera 8-megapixel
Rear Camera 12-megapixel + 2-megapixel
RAM 3GB
Storage 32GB
Battery Capacity 4000mAh
OS Android 9.0 Pie
Resolution 720x1520 pixels
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