Welcome. Today I decided to compare the flagship smartphones OnePlus 7T and Redmi K20 Pro.
Although the OnePlus 7T and Xiaomi Redmi K20 Pro have similar weight and dimensions, their designs are significantly different.
The OnePlus 7T case is made of glass panels with Gorilla Glass protection. A large and bright screen with narrow frames on the sides, an integrated fingerprint scanner and a drop-shaped cutout for the front camera is installed on the front. The location of the elements on the case is as follows – on the left side there is a volume control button, and on the right there is a power button and a sound mode switching key. Below is one of the smartphone’s speakers, a USB Type-C connector, as well as a slot for two Nano-format SIM cards.
The Xiaomi Redmi K20 Pro also has a glass case with Gorilla Glass protection. The entire front side of the smartphone is a large frameless screen with a built-in fingerprint scanner. There is no teardrop-shaped cutout for the front camera, as the K20 Pro developers made it retractable and placed it on the upper side, where the 3.5 mm headphone jack is also located. On the right side are the power button and volume rocker. The developers left the left side empty. Below is a slot for two Nano-format SIM cards, a speaker, a microphone and a USB-C connector.
On the back of the OnePlus 7T is a large round main camera module with a flash that sticks out strongly over the body. As for colors, the smartphone can be purchased in matte gray and blue versions.
On the back of the Redmi K20 Pro is the camera module with flash. The smartphone comes in several colors, including black, blue, red and white. The back of smartphones in blue and red have a smooth transition to black in the middle. The edges shimmer in the light, which gives off the effect of the colors looking like beautiful flames.
The OnePlus 7T received a 6.55-inch Fluid AMOLED screen. The aspect ratio is 20 to 9, and the resolution is 2400 by 1080 pixels, the maximum brightness reaches a value of 1000 nits. The main feature of this display was the refresh rate of 90 Hertz, at which the animation on the screen becomes smoother. If desired, you can change this characteristic to the usual 60 hertz in the settings, thereby extending the battery life of the smartphone. There is also a color calibration and color temperature adjustment.
The Redmi K20 Pro received a 6.39-inch Super AMOLED screen with wide viewing angles, and a clear and detailed picture. The colors are juicy and contrasting – in the best traditions of AMOLED technology, which allows you to comfortably work with the smartphone screen on a bright sunny day. The display resolution is 2340 by 1080 pixels, and the aspect ratio is 19.5 to 9. In the settings there is a color calibration and white balance adjustment, which will allow each user to customize the display for themselves.
OnePlus 7T runs on Android 10 with the proprietary OxygenOS 10 shell. In the latest update, this shell received many new features, such as the lock screen has become more informative. Gesture management has changed. The application menu is now available in two versions. In standard, all applications are displayed on the screen. The second option offers search and tags, where categories are displayed on the screen, clicking on which you can find the desired game or program. The Settings app is now better organized, and related functions are grouped together. A new lighting effect has been added – Horizon, which highlights the lock display on the sides in your choice of blue, red, gold or purple. In addition, you can customize the appearance of notification icons, change application icons,
Xiaomi Redmi K20 Pro runs on Android 9 Pie with a proprietary MIUI 10 shell. The latest shell update has transformed the interface and optimized the operation of devices. Applications now run faster, standard programs got a new design, control gestures and commands for voice assistant were added. It is also worth noting the game mode Turbo 2.0, which allows you to create custom settings in games, optimize the smartphone, turn off the display of notifications and change the brightness during the game process.
The OnePlus 7T received a 48-megapixel main camera, a 12-megapixel telephoto lens with a two-fold zoom, and an ultra-wide 16-megapixel lens with a viewing angle of 117 degrees. Photos have good color reproduction and dynamic range in the daytime. Pictures in low light are also of very good quality. In night mode, the camera correctly exposes the picture and, due to competent noise reduction algorithms, saves a lot of details, which makes night photos look quite sharp. In addition, the OnePlus 7T camera application has a new Super Macro mode, which allows you to use the ultra-wide-angle module to focus at a distance of 2.5 centimeters. As for recording video on the main camera, the smartphone allows you to shoot in 4K resolution with a frequency of 60 frames per second. There is stabilization, and there is also a 960fps slow motion mode. The 16-megapixel Sony IMX471 front camera allows you to take high-quality selfies with blurring in the background.
The main camera of Xiaomi Redmi K20 Pro includes a 48-megapixel main lens, an 8-megapixel telephoto lens with support for double optical zoom, and a wide-angle 13-megapixel sensor with a viewing angle of 123 degrees. This combination allows you to get great photos and capture more objects in the frame. The quality of daytime photos is excellent. Night mode allows you to improve the detail and color saturation of the photo. Video recording can be carried out in 4K resolution with a frequency of 60 frames per second. There is stabilization when recording video. There is also a slow motion mode. Selfie camera retractable at 20 megapixels. It allows you to take portrait photos with excellent background blur.
The OnePlus 7T has a powerful 8-core Snapdragon 855 Plus processor with a clock frequency of 2.96 GHz and an Adreno 640 graphics accelerator. In the AnTuTu test, the smartphone scores 475 thousand points. OnePlus 7T has 8 gigabytes of internal memory and 128 or 256 gigabytes of internal. There is no possibility to install an additional memory card.
The Xiaomi Redmi K20 Pro has an octa-core Snapdragon 855 processor without the word “Plus” in the name like that of its opponent. Therefore, its clock frequency is 2.84 GHz. The video accelerator, like the OnePlus 7T, has Adreno 640 here. In the Antutu test, the device gains a decent result of 436 thousand points, but inferior to its opponent. The amount of RAM depending on the version can be 6 or 8 Gigabytes, and the built-in 64, 128 or 256 gigabytes. There is no possibility to install an additional memory card.
The communication capabilities of OnePlus 7T and Redmi K20 Pro are the same. Both smartphones support dual-band Wi-Fi, including the ACC standard. The devices use fifth-generation Bluetooth and an NFC module. But the Redmi K20 Pro is not equipped with an NFC module for all countries.
The OnePlus 7T’s battery capacity is 3800 mAh, which allows the device to work up to 30 hours in talk mode. The smartphone also supports Warp Charge fast charging technology from a 30-watt power adapter. Wireless charging is not provided in the smartphone.
Xiaomi Redmi K20 Pro received a 4000 mAh battery. The smartphone’s talk time can reach 33 hours, and in the video viewing mode, the device can work up to 20 and a half hours. Redmi K20 Pro also supports Quick Charge 4+ fast charging technology, which allows you to charge the battery by 50% in less than half an hour. Unfortunately, the smartphone does not support wireless charging.
I analyzed the reviews of the owners of OnePlus 7T and Redmi K20 Pro and now, I’ll tell you what they’re dissatisfied with and what the owners of these smartphones like.
- There is no microSD slot.
- No wireless charging.
- There is no 3.5 mm jack.
Xiaomi Redmi K20 Pro
- There is no memory card slot.
- Does not support wireless charging.
- Many unnecessary applications that can not be removed.
- Fast fingerprint scanner.
- AMOLED 90 Hertz screen
- High performance.
- Great quality photos and videos.
Xiaomi Redmi K20 Pro
- Large and bright screen.
- Fast fingerprint scanner.
- Powerful processor, everything starts and works without problems.
- Front camera coming out of the case.
So, both smartphones have powerful processors and high quality images. The OnePlus 7T boasts a 90-Hertz screen and a 16-megapixel ultra-wide-angle camera. Xiaomi Redmi K20 Pro, in turn, has a retractable front camera of 20 megapixels, and also it has a headphone jack 3.5 mm.