Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 smartphones expected to launch in India

Yolanda Curtis
February 27, 2020

It is reported to be around 25% more energy efficient than its predecessor and comes with improved imaging and AI capabilities. We know already that the phone has Snapdragon 865 SOC, thanks to the Geekbench listing & other sources. However, this is not a big issue as there's a long time to go for 5G to become a reality in India. The earpiece is placed at the center of the device's top bezel. But smartphone giant of India, Xiaomi has remained discreet on the 5G front, until now. It is also expected to sport the company's 65W SuperVOOC fast charge technology. Although, we have got a few specs and rumours from the certification So, Stay tuned to HowTechHack for more featured updates.

The Redmi K30 Pro might be the only flagship to launch with a pop-up camera this year since nearly every company is now going for a punch-hole design for its flagships.


Further, the company has also confirmed that the handset will be powered by the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 chipset, which also means that it will offer 5G connectivity.

In the same poster, it is seen that the phone doesn't have a punch-hole camera which confirms that the phone may have a pop-up selfie camera. The smartphone will be backed by a 4,700mAh battery with a 33W fast charging support which is nearly 6W higher than that of Redmi K30 5G. The cheapest version of Redmi Note 8 Pro is at Rs. 13,999 for 64GB of storage and 6GB of RAM.


"In 2020, several Xiaomi smartphones across multiple price points will support NavIC, initially supported by some Snapdragon chipsets", the statement said.

The Redmi K30 includes a 6.67-inch fullHD+ 120Hz display, and the K30 Pro could ship with a similarly-sized display. The main highlight of the device is that the screen will come with a 120-degree curve on both sides. At the back, the device is expected to feature a 48-megapixel primary camera setup which could bring up to 7.5X optical zoom. That is to be expected, as the fingerprint scanner will probably be included under the display (optical one).


The Redmi K20 Pro included a pop-up camera in order to avoid having a notch / display hole.

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