On Tuesday, the Xiaomi sub-brand Poco added a new smartphone to its gallery via Poco X2. The smartphone was officially launched in India. From the look, the new Poco X2 is a rebranded Redmi k30 4G variant that was launched last year.
The Poco X2 features 120Hz Display, and it’s coupled with Snapdragon 730G SoC. The smartphone comes with a dual selfie, with a quad rear camera setup and features 27W fast charging support for its large 4,500mAh battery.
Display: 6.67-inch (1080x2400) Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G Front Camera: 20MP + 2MP Rear Camera: 64MP + 2MP + 8MP + 2MP RAM: 6/8GB Storage: 64/128/256GB Battery Capacity: 4500mAh OS: Android 10 Release Date: 4th February 2020 Official Website: poco.in
It also sports a 3D curved back design protected by a Corning Gorilla Glass 5 panel.
Design & Display
Poco X2 features a 6.67-inch full-HD+ (1080×2400 pixels) RealityFlow 120Hz Display with 20:9 aspect ratio. 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.
Software & Hardware
It runs Android 10 with MIUI 11 Designed for Poco and the phone is also powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G SoC, paired with Adreno 618 GPU and up to 8GB of LPDDR4X RAM, with up to 256GB UFS 2.1 storage. There is also a second-generation Game Turbo mode to boost graphics rendering.
The smartphone also has a proprietary LiquidCool technology that is claimed to provide 300 percent faster heat transfer over the models that don’t include a liquid cooling system. It packs a 4,500mAh battery that supports 27W fast charging that is tout to provide 100 percent charge in 68 minutes.
Poco X2 Camera
On the back is quad rear camera setup that houses 64-megapixel Sony IMX686 primary sensor with an f/1.89 lens and 8-megapixel secondary sensor with an f/2.2 ultra-wide-angle lens that has a field-of-view (FoV) of 120 degrees. The camera setup also has a 2-megapixel tertiary sensor with an f/2.4 macro lens and a 2-megapixel depth sensor.
Front is the presence of dual selfie camera setup selfie that consists of 20-megapixel primary sensor and a 2-megapixel secondary sensor. Meanwhile, Poco has provided features such as VLOG mode, 960fps Slow-mo video recording, and 4K video capture for the rear camera setup. The selfie camera support include a Panorama Selfie Mode, AI Face Distortion Correction, AI Beautify, AI Portrait Mode, and Movie Movie.
Sensors & Connectivity
Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth, GPS/ A-GPS, USB Type-C, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. The smartphone comes with a side-mounted fingerprint sensor and has an IR blaster.
Poco X2 Full Specifications
Release date: 4th February 2020
Form factor: Touchscreen
Dimensions (mm): 165.30 x 76.60 x 8.79
Weight (g): 208.00
Battery capacity (mAh): 4500
Removable battery: No
Fast charging: Proprietary
Colours: Atlantis Blue, Matrix Purple, Phantom Red
Screen size (inches): 6.67
Resolution: 1080×2400 pixels
Protection type: Gorilla Glass
Aspect ratio: 20:9
Processor: 2.2GHz octa-core
Processor make: Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G
Internal storage: 64/128/256GB
Expandable storage type: microSD
Expandable storage up to (GB): 256
Dedicated microSD slot: No
Main camera: 64-megapixel (f/1.89, 1.6-micron) + 2-megapixel (f/2.0, 1.75-micron) + 8-megapixel (f/2.2, 1.12-micron) + 2-megapixel (f/2.4, 1.75-micron)
Rear flash: Yes
Front camera: 20-megapixel (f/2.2, 0.8-micron) + 2-megapixel
Operating system: Android 10
Skin: MIUI 11 Designed for Poco
Wi-Fi standards supported: 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth: Yes, v 5.00
USB Type-C: Yes
Number of SIMs: 2
Wi-Fi Direct: Yes
Active 4G on both SIM cards: Yes
SIM Type: Nano-SIM
4G/ LTE: Yes
Face unlock: Yes
Fingerprint sensor: Yes
Compass/ Magnetometer: Yes
Proximity sensor: Yes
Ambient light sensor: Yes
Poco X2 price, Availablity & Offers
The Poco X2 smartphone has different price tag because of it variants.
6GB RAM + 64GB — Rs 15,999 (roughly N82,000)
6GB RAM + 128GB — Rs 16,999 (roughly N87,000)
8GB RAM + 256GB — Rs 19,999 (roughly N102,000)
It will go on sale through Flipkart. Its first sale will take place at 12pm (noon) IST on Tuesday, February 11. Launch offers on the Poco X2 include a Rs. 1,000 instant discount for customers choosing an ICICI Bank card or EMI transactions (for India only).