There's a new Poco phone out, but it's kinda boring

Yolanda Curtis
February 4, 2020

Poco, the highly successful sub-brand from the Xiaomi camp which has now evolved into a standalone brand, has now launched their 2nd smartphone in India: Poco X2.

Moving to the front sensor, there's a dual-camera set-up embedded in a rectangular punch-hole at the top-right corner of the screen. Other than that, there is also the 6GB + 128GB and 8GB + 256GB variants which can be purchased at the price of INR16999 (~RM983) and INR19999 (~RM1157) respectively.

The device will be made available via Flipkart starting February 11 at 12 noon. ICICI Bank cardholders are eligible for an instant cashback of Rs 1,000. In terms of battery, the Poco X2 is loaded with a 4500mAh battery with 27W fast charging support. Poco India has started the long-anticipated product launch event, which can be streamed using this link. This smartphone additionally is available in 8GB RAM + 128GB storage mannequin (about Rs. 19,300) on CNY 1,899 and 8GB RAM + 256GB storage variant in CNY 2,199 (about Rs. 22,400). The device comes with a side-mounted fingerprint sensor integrated inside of the power button.

Poco have announced their latest Android smartphone the Poco X2 and the handset comes with a 6.67 inch display that has a Full HD+ resolution and a 20:9 aspect ratio.

Poco X2 comes with all the sensors along with IR blaster as seen in all Redmi phones. Both, the display and the rear of the phone come covered in Corning Gorilla Glass 5.

That does not imply the Poco X2 is the all-natural follower to the F1, nevertheless, neither that it'll always attract away Indian consumers that desire the finest efficiency. The LCD display panel comes with an "Intelligent Dynamic Refresh Rate" technology that is claimed to dynamically adjust the refresh rate to provide enhanced results.

Also, it has a 120Hz refresh rate which is limited to only a handful of devices like the Asus ROG Phone II.

Connectivity options are Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5, 3.5mm audio jack, GPS/GLONASS/Beidou, and USB Type-C.

The company has launched three RAM/internal storage variants of the device. The battery capacity is expected to be 4,500 mAh.

The quad rear camera setup on the phone includes a 64MP primary Sony IMX686 sensor with f/1.89 aperture, an 8MP 120° ultra-wide sensor, a 2MP depth sensor, and a 2MP macro camera. The machine works on MIUI 11 based mostly on Android 10 and the cellphone has a hybrid twin SIM slot. There's a 64/8/2/2-megapixel camera on the back, and a 20/2-megapixel selfie camera on the front.

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