Poco X2: An absolute mid-range phone with 120Hz, quad camera, SD 730G under INR 20,000

Poco X2 Launched in India
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There is high-grade news for Poco fans. After the gap of 1.5 years, Poco again comes with its ‘X series’ which is Poco X2. Some of you might be pondering it is the sequel to Poco F1, but let me clarify you, it is the first-ever model of Poco X series starting with the model name X2. The phone successfully launched today (Feb 4, 2020) in Delhi, India. Last time Poco had launched Poco F1. If you savored that model, then you will adore Poco X2 also as it comes with several modern and additional features compared to Poco F1.

Also, today at the launch event the general manager of Poco IndiaC Manmohan announced that it’s not the successor to Poco F1 instead of this it’s the brand-new series run by Poco.

While the 2018 model featured the then flagship Snapdragon 845 SoC, the X2 shakes this year’s provocative update in the inclination of the 8nm 730G chip. Many fans are dissatisfied with the launch of Poco X2: as the phone is typically a rebrand of another Chinese model (Redmi K30), instead of that it is not built from the ground up like the Poco F1. Additionally, we cannot say it’s the successor of the F1 and the company likewise denied to call it so and prefaced the X series.

There is nothing wrong with that, furthermore, the company is now an independent brand and oversee its operation on its own.

Guess what the Poco X2 has Flushed-side mounted fingerprint embedded in the power button.

flushed side-mounted finger print scanner
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Read More: [Watch Live] Xiaomi sequel POCO as an independent brand; POCO X2 Launching on Feb 4th

What is new in Poco X2?

  • Kernel Source is available
  • IR Blaster
  • RAW Camera capture
  • VoWiFi support
  • P2i Splash-proof technology
What is new in Poco X2?
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Key Specifications

Display

As the phone comes with 3D Curved Glass Body Corning® Gorilla® Glass 5 and 16.94cm (20:9) Large Cinematic Screen, you can get a more immeasurable visual experience. Now you can have a plentiful impressive frame for gaming with a large display unit. Yes, it’s an LCD panel, but it also offers a 120Hz refresh rate that doubles the 60Hz rate seen on standard phones. In a simplistic narrative, a higher refresh rate results in a smoother picture, web browsing, navigating through menus and apps or playing supported games.

Poco X2 Total Body Design
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Performance

Poco X2 comes with an attractive design. It mainly focuses on gaming and tech enthusiasts. It is powered by Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 730G (2xGold 2.2GHz + 6xSilver 1.8GHz) along with Kyro™ 470 CPU Adreno™ 618 GPU. The phone has got enhanced second-generation game turbo which mainly focuses on games plus optimizes games including resources of the phone.

The phone also introduced LiquidCool Technology unlike Poco F1,for those who don’t know about what LCT is let’s call it this way:

“It is a dedicated heat sink that abducts heat from around the processor and transfers it to the lower part of the smartphone PCB. This technology supposed to prevent the phone from becoming unbearably hot while gaming or using the camera rigorously.”

poco x2 full specifications

 

 

Camera

Everyone wants a good camera on their phone, isn’t it? To provide you better camera experience, Poco X2 comes with Sony IMX686 64MP which has been brought for the first time in India. It provides you incredible low light performance, accordingly, now you can enjoy your photography and video even at night having more certainty.

poco x2 camera
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Rear Camera (64MP AI Quad Camera)

  • Primary camera: 64MP Sony IMX686
  • Ultra-wide Angle Camera: 8 MP 120′ F0V
  • Macro Camera: 2 MP Macro, 2 CM Focus distance
  • Depth Sensor: 2 MP
  • RAW Image Capture: Yes
  • Vlog Mode: Yes

Front Camera (20 MP + 2 MP, dual in-screen cameras)

  • Panorama selfie mode
  • AI face distortion correction
  • Comes with AI beautify
  • AI portrait mode
  • Movie mode

Color

Poco X2 comes with three attractive colors like Atlantis Blue, Matrix Purple, and Phoenix Red.

Comment which color you liked the most of Poco X2? 

poco x2 Atlantis Blue, Matrix Purple, and Phoenix Red
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The company made a precise comparison between Poco X2 and Realme X2, let’s view what are the contrasts that make Poco X2 better and bizarre.

Poco X2 vs Realme X2
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Price and Availability

The X2 runs on Xiaomi’s Android 10-based MIUI 11. Poco X2 will be available on Flipkart from 11th Feb 2020 starting from 12 Noon. It makes an international debut a week later from this date. The cost of the phone is very affordable and we call it “An absolute mid-range phone with great value”. 

  • 6GB+64GB: INR 15,999/-
  • 6GB+128GB: INR 16,999/-
  • 8GB+256GB: INR 19,999/-

In case you missed the live product launch. Watch Here:

https://www.facebook.com/TechPatro/videos/1075170969494638/

Let’s hope to have this phone launch in Nepal very soon. What are your thoughts on this phone do comment below.

 

 

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