Poco is gearing up for its first smartphone launch after spliting up with Xiaomi. The Poco X2 will be launched during an event in New Delhi on Tuesday afternoon, i.e. February 4. This will be the second smartphone to arrive in the country under Poco branding after the Poco F1, which was launched in 2018. The new smartphone is believed to be a rebranded version of the Redmi K30 which has been launched in the global markets and the company is leaving no stone unturned to promote it.
Poco India has taken to its social media platform to unveil several features of the Poco X2 including its charging capabilities, display details and more. The smartphone is expected to bring high-end features in the mid-range segment and compete against the offerings from Realme and Vivo, among other brands.Read more ↓
Poco X2 launch: What to expect?
If the smartphone turns out to be a version of the Redmi K30, it should come with a 6.67-inch 20:9 full HD+ 120Hz display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. The company is claiming a smooth performance with the Poco X2, hinting at a powerful processor along with the better screen refresh rate.
The smartphone is expected to feature a quad rear camera setup with 64-megapixel primary sensor (IMX686, 1/1.7-inch, f/1.89, 1.6um), 8-megapixel ultra wide-angle sensor, 2-megapixel portrait camera, and 5-megapixel macro camera. It features a 20-megapixel and 2-megapixel selfie cameras.
Poco has already confirmed through its Twitter handle that the phone will ship with 27W fast charger and will sell in India through e-commerce platform Flipkart. The base model of the phone is expected to be priced less than Rs 20,000, making it the cheapest smartphones to feature a 120Hz display.
The phone is likely to be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G processor with up to 8GB of RAM and up to 256GB built in storage.