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Poco X2 launch highlights: Poco X2 starts at Rs 15,999, sale starts from Feb 11

Poco X2 Price in India, Specifications, Features Launch Live Updates: The Poco X2 has been launched today in India and here is everything you need to know about specifications, features, and price.

Written by Mohammad Faisal | New Delhi |
Updated: February 17, 2020 5:36:41 pm
poco x2 launch, poco x2 live blog, poco x2 live, poco x2 specifications, poco x2 features, poco x2 price, poco x2 specs Poco X2 launch highlights: The new Poco X2 starts at Rs 15,999. (Representational image of Redmi K30)

Poco has unveiled the Poco X2 smartphone today in India. It says that the phone is not the successor to the Poco F1 and it is the first phone in its new X-series.

The Poco X2 has turned out to be the re-branded version of the Redmi K30 4G that was launched in China last year. The phone features Snapdragon 730G processor, up to 8GB of RAM, up to 256GB of storage, 120Hz 6.67-inch FHD+ display, rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, 4500mAh battery with 27W fast charging support, 64MP+8MP+2MP+2MP quad rear camera setup, and 20MP+2MP dual front-facing cameras.

The Poco X2 starts at Rs 15,999 for the base model of 6GB RAM + 64GB storage– similar to the Redmi K30’s China pricing of Yuan 1,599 that converts to around Rs 15,999. The 6GB RAM + 128GB ROM model of the Poco X2 is priced at Rs 16,999 and the 8GB RAM + 256GB ROM model is priced at Rs 19,999.

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Live Blog

Poco X2 launch LIVE updates:

12:34 (IST)04 Feb 2020
Poco X2 sale starts from Feb 11

The bank offers include Rs 1,000 instant bank discount on using ICICI Bank Credit Card to bring down the starting price down to Rs 14,999. It will be available on Flipkart starting February 11 at 12 noon.

12:33 (IST)04 Feb 2020
Poco X2 pricing

The Poco X2 starts at Rs 15,999 for the base model of 6GB RAM + 64GB storage. The 6GB RAM + 128GB ROM model is priced at Rs 16,999 and the 8GB RAM + 256GB ROM model is priced at Rs 19,999.

12:28 (IST)04 Feb 2020
Poco X2 more features

The Poco X2 has a 6.67-inch screen with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection on the top and bottom. It has a side-mounted fingerprint sensor. The Poco X2 also comes with IR blaster, P2i splash-proof technology, out of the box Voice over WiFi support. The Poco X2 comes in three colour variants-- Atlantis Blue, Matrix Purple, and Phoenix Red.

12:26 (IST)04 Feb 2020
Poco X2: Cameras and features

The Poco X2 features the 64MP Sony IMX686 primary camera at the back. The quad-rear camera setup features an 8MP ultrawide lens, a 2MP macro lens, and a 2MP depth sensor. On the front, the Poco X2 packs a 20MP 2MP dual front facing cameras.

The Sony IMX686 sensor has an f/1.89 aperture and 1.6-micron size with 4-in-1 pixel binning. Poco X2 also comes with RAW Image Capture feature, 960FPS slow-mo capture, as well as a VLOG mode. 

12:17 (IST)04 Feb 2020
Poco X2 RAM and storage

Poco X2 comes with up to 8GB of LPDDR4X RAM and up to 256GB of UFS 2.1 storage.

12:16 (IST)04 Feb 2020
Poco X2 battery

The Poco X2 is powered by a 4,500mAh battery with support for 27W fast charger. The fast charger comes in the box.

12:15 (IST)04 Feb 2020
Poco X2 processor and speed

Poco X2 comes with Snapdragon 730G processor paired with Adreno 618 GPU. The SD730G scores 274334 on AnTuTu as opposed to 258734 score of SD730. Poco says that its AnTuTu score is much higher than the 266583 scores of Realme X2. Poco shows more GPU score for Poco X2 compared to the Realme X2. The company says that they score higher on the benchmark because of better hardware support (including the Liquid Cooling Technology) and better software optimization.

12:11 (IST)04 Feb 2020
Poco X2 has a 120Hz display with 20:9 aspect ratio

Poco X2 comes with a 20:9 aspect ratio screen that brings out a cinematic experience while playing games. The screen of the Poco X2 supports 120Hz refresh rate and that is why "Poco X2 is Smooth AF" where the AF stands for "And Fast".

12:05 (IST)04 Feb 2020
Poco launch event starts

Poco X2 launch event has started. Poco says that the Poco X2 is not the successor to the Poco F1 but the first device of a new X-series.

11:51 (IST)04 Feb 2020
Poco X2 specifications (rumoured)

If Poco X2 turns out to be the rebranded Redmi K30 4G, it will have the same specifications as the latter. We can expect the Poco X2 to be powered by the Snapdragon 730G processor paired with up to 8GB of RAM and 256 GB of internal storage. The phone could sport a 6.67-inch Full HD+ display with 20:9 aspect ratio and 120Hz refresh rate.

The Poco X2 could run MIUI 11 based on Android 10 out of the box and draw power from a 4,500mAh battery with support for Quick Charge 4. The phone could also sport a 64MP+8MP+2MP+2MP quad-rear camera setup and a 20MP+2MP dual front-facing cameras placed in a punch-hole display just like the Redmi K30 4G.

11:33 (IST)04 Feb 2020
Poco X2: Expected pricing

If the Poco X2 turns out to be re-branded Redmi K30 with same specifications, there's a chance that it will be priced near the China pricing of the Redmi K30 4G. The device is priced at Yuan 1599 for the base model of 6GB RAM and 64GB of internal storage, which is around Rs 16,000 on conversion. So, there's a good chance that the Poco X2 will be priced under Rs 20,000 in India.

Other variants of Redmi K30 4G in China include 6GB RAM + 128GB storage model priced at CNY 1,699 (Rs 17,000), 8GB RAM + 128GB storage at Yuan 1,899 (Rs 19,000), and 8GB RAM + 256GB storage model at Yuan 2,199 (Rs 22,000).

11:29 (IST)04 Feb 2020
More evidence of Poco X2 being a Redmi K30 clone

There has also been an  “unofficial” poster of the Poco X2 doing rounds on the internet that shows the Poco X2 looking exactly like the Redmi K30. Going by the leaks, there’s a good chance that the Poco X2 will indeed look like the Redmi K30  and have the same specifications as the latter. 

11:27 (IST)04 Feb 2020
Will it be the re-branded Redmi K30 4G?

There are plenty of leaks that suggest that the Poco X2 might actually be a re-branded Redmi K30 4G, which was launched last year in China. The listing of Poco X2 on India’s BIS certification website shows that the new Poco phone has the same model number as the Redmi K30 4G. The same information was also revealed in an earlier leak. Additionally, the teaser video posted by Poco on its official Twitter handle also hints that the Redmi K30 4G will make its way to India under the guise of Poco branding.

11:16 (IST)04 Feb 2020
Poco X2 launch: Timing and how to watch

The Poco X2 launch event is taking place in New Delhi. It will start at 12 noon and Poco will be livestreaming the event on its official YouTube, Twitter, and Facebook handles of India account. You can head over to Poco India YouTube channel to watch the livestream at 12 noon or alternatively watch all the live updates of the event as they happen right here at The Indian Express.

Xiaomi Poco X2 Price in India, Specifications, Features Launch Live Updates:

The Poco X2 will be launched today in India at an event in New Delhi. The launch event will kick start at 12 pm today on February 4, 2020. The Poco X2 is believed to be a re-branded version of the Redmi K30 4G and there are enough pieces of evidence to come to this conclusion. The phone is expected to be priced around the launch price of the last year's Redmi K20 smartphone.

If Poco X2 turns out to be a rebranded version of the Redmi K30 4G, the phone will feature the Snapdragon 730G processor, up to 8GB of RAM, up to 256 GB of internal storage and 6.67-inch Full HD+ display with 20:9 aspect ratio and 120Hz refresh rate, and a side-mounted fingerprint sensor.

The phone is expected to run MIUI 11 based on Android 10 and backed by a 4,500mAh battery with Quick Charge 4 support. The Poco X2 could feature a 64MP+8MP+2MP+2MP quad-rear camera setup, and a 20MP+2MP dual front-facing cameras placed in a punch-hole display.

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