Poco has finally launched its first phone since its separation from Xiaomi earlier this year – the Poco X2. The Poco X2 comes from Poco’s new X series phones that focus on all-round value as well as features. Unlike the F1, Poco has focused on the design, build quality as well as the cameras. Additionally, Poco has focused on getting the prices more affordable compared to the original F1 prices back in 2018. Yes, the Poco X2 starts from as low as Rs 16,999
|POCO x2 Design|
The Poco X2 comes with some promising features. The feature which Poco has been making hype is the 120Hz refresh rate display. At its price, the Poco X2 is the cheapest smartphone you can buy with a 120Hz refresh rate display, anyhow it comes with an LCD panel. It’s also among the fastest phones you buy under Rs 20,000, along with the Realme X2. If you are wondering why the Poco F1 wasn’t mentioned here, that’s because the Poco has stopped manufacturing the F1. Its direct competitor is Realme X2, which comes with the almost same features with minor changes.
Poco X2 specifications:
Display: The Poco X2 gets a 6.67-inch Full HD+ IPS LCD display with a refresh rate of 120Hz and an aspect ratio of 20:9.
Storage: The device comes with an option to choose between 64GB, 128GB and 256GB storage. Poco uses UFS 2.1 storage.
Chipset: The phone uses a Snapdragon 730G chipset. It is a gaming chipset and with this, you will also get the Liquid cooling technology.
RAM: You get an option to choose between 6GB and 8GB RAM options.
OS: The Poco X2 ships with MIUI 11 for POCO based on Android 10 along with Poco launcher on top. In future, we can also see the new (User Interface)UI from POCO
Battery: The Poco X2 relies on a 4500mAh battery with support for 27W fast charging. It charges the phone from 0 to 100 per cent in 1 hour 6 minutes as said by the POCO.
Rear cameras: You get a 64-megapixel Sony IMX686 sensor with 1.89micron pixels as the main camera that’s assisted by an 8-megapixel wide-angle camera, a 2-megapixel macro camera and a 2-megapixel depth camera.
Front cameras: The Poco X2 gets a 20-megapixel main camera that’s assisted by a 2-megapixel depth camera. There is no use of 2 Megapixel camera. Many other phones come with a single camera and better portrait shots.
-Despite starting at Rs 15,999, the Poco X2 carries a Gorilla Glass 5 build as well as a metal frame. The phone also offers an IR blaster, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and a USB-C port. Poco says the camera can also record 960fps slow-motion videos as well as RAW format still images.
-Poco is giving a 27W fast charger in the box. With this charger, you can recharge the 4500mAh battery to 44 per cent within 30 minutes.
-The fingerprint sensor has been mounted on the power button. Poco says the unique positioning of the fingerprint scanner helps with easy unlocking. As soon as one picks up the phone and presses the power button, the fingerprint scanner is available easily to the thumb or the index fingers, making it a faster unlock method than face unlock.
Poco X2 price and variants:
The base variant with 6GB RAM and 64GB storage will retail for Rs 17,999. The other variant comes with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage, which you can buy for Rs 18,999. The top-end variant offers storage of 256GB and that will set you back by Rs 20,999. The Poco X2 will be on sale for purchase on Flipkart starting from February 11. ICICI Bank debit and credit card users also get an additional Rs 1,000 off on the Poco X2 while making the purchase.