On Feb. 4, POCO India had launched the POCO X2 smartphone in India. It is a rebadged version of the Redmi K30 4G phone that went official in December 2019. The POCO X2 has arrived in India with an enticing starting price of Rs. 15,999 (~$224). As announced at the launch event, the first sale of the POCO X2 will be held today in India. The handset can be exclusively purchased through Flipkart.
POCO X2 price in India
The POCO X2 won’t be available on Mi.com as the POCO brand has separated from Xiaomi. The POCO X2 variants such as 6 GB RAM + 64 GB storage, 6 GB RAM + 128 GB storage and 8 GB RAM + 256 GB storage models are respectively priced at Rs. 15,999 (~$224), Rs. 16,999 (~$238) and Rs. 19,999 (~$280). The first sale will take place at 12 PM on Flipkart.
Atlantis Blue, Phoenix Red and Matrix Purple are the three color variants of the POCO X2. Customers with ICICI Bank card or EMI transactions can avail a discount of Rs. 1,000 on purchase of POCO X2.
POCO X2 specifications
The POCO X2 features a large-sized 6.67-inch IPS LCD RealityFlow display that offers 120Hz refresh rate, 1080 x 2400 pixels full HD+ resolution and 20:9 aspect ratio. The Snapdragon 730G octa-core chipset drives the smartphone with up to 8 GB of LPDDR4x RAM.
At the front, the pill-shaped cutout on the display houses a 20-megapixel + 2-megapixel dual selfie camera setup. The back panel of the phone has a 64-megapixel (Sony IMX686) + 8-megapixel (ultrawide) + 2-megapixel (macro) + 2-megapixel (depth) quad camera setup.
The POCO X2 offers users with up to 256 GB of UFS 2.1. A microSD card slot can be added to the device through its hybrid SIM slot. The Android 10 OS coupled with customized MIUI 11 for POCO phones runs on the POCO X2. The handset has a 4,500mAh battery that carries support for 27W rapid charging. The retail package includes the 27W charger. The other features of the POCO X2 include a side-facing fingerprint reader, a USB-C port and a 3.5mm audio jack.
At the unveil event of the POCO X2, the company had shown how the smartphone exceled in many departments as compared to the Realme X2. So, what’s your opinion? Will you purchase the AMOLED screen equipped Realme X2 or the POCO X2? Share us your views by posting your comments below.