The smartphone will go on sale starting from February 11 on Flipkart at 12:00 PM.
Poco has today announced the launch of its latest smartphone, the Poco X2, in India. The smartphone comes with a price tag of Rs 15,999 for the 6GB RAM + 64GB storage option, Rs 16,999 for the 6GB RAM + 128GB of internal storage and Rs 19,999 for the 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. The smartphone will go on sale starting from February 11 on Flipkart at 12:00 PM.
Poco X2 price starts at Rs 15,999
Poco X2 will be available in three memory configurations. The base model comes with a 6GB RAM + 64GB of internal storage for Rs 15,999. The 6GB RAM + 128GB of internal storage is priced at Rs 16,999. The top-end variant of the Poco X2 with 8GB RAM + 128GB of internal storage is priced at Rs 19,999. The smartphone will be available for purchase from February 11 on Flipkart. The company is also offering Rs 1,000 discount on ICICI bank cards.
Poco X2 is available in three colour options
Poco has revealed that the smartphone will be available in three colour options, Atlantic Blue, Matrix Purple and Phenix Red.
The phone is loaded with a side-mounted fingerprint sensor along with Corning Gorilla Glass protection at the back and front. It also features super liner speaker and the company has also retained 3.5mm audio jack.
Poco X2 offers better macro shots as compared to Realme X2
The company has revealed that the Poco X2 offers better macro shots as compared to the Realme X2. The company says that the Poco X2 supports 2cm macro photography, while the Realme X2 support only 4cm macro photography.
Furthermore, the company claims that the smartphone offers better performance with other cameras as compared to the Realme X2. The Poco X2 is loaded with 960fps slow-motion support along with RAW capture and new Vlog mode.
Poco X2 comes with 64MP quad-rear camera, dual-selfie shooter
The smartphone is loaded with a quad-camera setup with a combination of 64-megapixel primary Sony IMX686 lens with f/1.89 aperture, an 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle lens with a 120-degree field of view, f/2.2 aperture, 2-megapixel depth sensor and 2-megapixel macro lens. For the front, it will come with a dual-selfie camera a 20-megapixel primary lens and 2-megapixel depth sensor.
Poco X2 comes with 4500mAh battery, up to 8GB RAM and up to 256GB
Poco X2 is juiced up by a 4,500mAh battery. The smartphone comes with a 27W fast charging support, which it claims to be charged up to 100 per cent in 68 minutes. The smartphone is loaded with up to 8GB of RAM and up to 256GB of internal storage. The memory can be further expanded using a microSD card.
Poco X2 is powered Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G processor
POCO General Manager Manmohan has revealed that the Poco X2 is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G processor along with Adreno GPU. He said that the smartphone comes with LiquidCool technology that claims to provide 300 per cent faster heat transfer for better performance. The brand also claims that Poco X2 performs better than the Realme X2, though it features the same Snapdragon 730G chipset.
Poco X2 comes with 120Hz Reality Flow display
Poco has revealed that the Poco X2 will not be a successor of the Poco F1. The company is introducing a new series altogether. The major highlight of the Poco X2 is the new 120Hz Reality Flow display. The screen comes with an aspect ratio of 20:9. Furthermore, the company claims that users will get enhanced gaming experience and enhanced app experience with the Poco X2. The smartphone will deliver smooth day-to-day usage with smoother scrolling.
Poco F1 will get Android 10 update
Poco General Manager Manmohan has confirmed that the brand has started rolling out Android 10 update to its first Poco F1 smartphone. He added the update will be made available to all users in the country and around the globe pretty soon. The company recently rolled out Android 10 Beta update to its users recently. The brand has revealed that MIUI 11 Global Stable update is rolling out for beta testers and Mi Pilot users. The update comes with version number 18.104.22.168.QEJMIXM and it is around 1.9GB in size.
Poco X2 to run on Snapdragon 730G
Unlike the Poco F1, which ran on the top of the line Snapdragon 845 chipset, the Poco X2 is likely to be powered by a mid-tier Snapdragon 730G SoC. The performance of the Snapdragon 730G is significantly improved with the CPU increased by 35%, the GPU increased by 25%, and the AI performance improved by up to 100 as compared to its predecessor as per qualcomm.
Poco X2 specifications: Expected
If Poco X2 is just the rebranded version of Redmi K30, it will feature a 6.67-inch Full HD+ display with 2400 x 1080 pixel resolutions, 120Hz refresh rate along with HDR 10 and Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. In terms of cameras, the smartphone will be loaded with a quad-camera setup with a combination of 64-megapixel primary Sony IMX686 lens with f/1.89 aperture, an 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle lens with a 120-degree field of view, f/2.2 aperture, 2-megapixel depth sensor and 2-megapixel macro lens. For the front, it will come with a dual-selfie camera a 20-megapixel primary lens and 2-megapixel depth sensor.
The smartphone will run on Android 10 with Poco Launcher on top of it which is similar to what was seen in Poco F1. In terms of battery, the Poco X2 is loaded with a 4500mAh battery with 27W fast charging support. It also features a side-mounted fingerprint sensor. On the connectivity front, it supports WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5, GPS/GLONASS/Beidou, NFC, USB Type-C and dual-SIM.
Poco X2 expected price
Poco hasn’t shared the official price of Poco X2 yet. As mentioned in the earlier post, Poco X2 is expected to be a rebranded version of the Redmi K30 4G that was launched in December 2019 in China. The 6GB + 64GB storage variant of Redmi K30 is priced at Rs 16,300. The other three variants,6GB + 128GB, 8GB + 128GB, and 8GB + 256GB, are priced at Rs 17,300), Rs 19,300 and Rs 22,400, respectively in China. We can expect the Poco X2’s price to start under Rs 16,000 in India.
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