Will the Redmi K20 Pro help Xiaomi catch up with Huawei?

Xiaomi was China’s largest smartphone maker at one point in time in the past, establishing its presence before other domestic brands such as Oppo, Vivo and Huawei entered the market. But the company failed to retain the lead, giving way to the rivals and becoming just another contender.

A key reason why Xiaomi, which is headquarted in Beijing, fell back was because it didn’t scale up its manufacturing…