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POCO X2 Review: Every Bit Better Than the POCO F1

Xiaomi and its spin-off brand Redmi have always pushed affordability over everything else. In its five-plus-year tenure in India, Xiaomi has radically transformed the dynamics of the smartphone industry in the country. This penchant for making smartphones affordable and accessible to users still shines bright in the company’s vision despite the huge growth and patronage...

POCO is sending the POCO X2 to custom ROM and kernel developers

If you have been following Android news in recent years, you have likely heard of the POCO and its first phone, the renowned POCO F1. POCO started off as a sub-brand under Xiaomi in 2018 but has since graduated into its own independent brand in 2020 with its own separate and distinct market strategy. The...

Xiaomi releases the kernel sources for the Redmi K30 4G/POCO X2

After a year and half long waiting period, POCO finally expanded its portfolio with the launch of POCO X2 in India. While not a direct successor to the POCO F1, the POCO X2 is filled with all the right ingredients necessary to make its own name. With a smooth 120Hz display, a bigger battery, improved...

POCO X2 First Impressions: A 120Hz display and 64MP camera spur twice the excitement

Xiaomi's Pocophone F1, also known as the POCO F1 in India, was met by an incredible amount of enthusiasm from smartphone enthusiasts after its launch. But its launch was followed by a period of somber silence from Xiaomi and desperation of those expecting to buy an upgraded POCO smartphone. There was even a time when...

POCO X2 with 120Hz display, Snapdragon 730G launches in India at ₹15,999 ($225)

POCO started off as an independent sub-brand of Chinese OEM Xiaomi back in August 2018. With the launch of its first smartphone — the POCO F1 — the brand had a promising start. However, despite the popularity of its budget-friendly flagship-spec device, POCO didn't launch another device for quite a while. Fans wondered whether the...

[Update: 120Hz display confirmed] POCO X2 launches next week with a high refresh rate display

Over a year and a half after the launch of the POCO F1, Xiaomi's former sub-brand POCO, is finally bringing its second smartphone to the market — the POCO X2. Xiaomi India recently established POCO as an independent brand and shortly thereafter, the newly formed company announced that it will be launching its next smartphone...

Xiaomi may launch the 4G Redmi K30 in India as the POCO X2

Back in August 2018, Xiaomi kicked off POCO as an independent sub-brand and it had a tremendous start with the launch of the POCO F1 — a budget-friendly device with flagship specifications. However, since then, the company hasn't launched another device. Over the last year, fans of the POCO F1 wondered when the brand would...

POCO explains its new market strategy ahead of its next phone launch

Following POCO's split away from parent-company Xiaomi, the company's General Manager in India, C Manmohan, has explained POCO India's new market strategy ahead of its next phone launch. The company will be forced to compete with both the Mi and Redmi series of smartphones, whilst retaining the same philosophy of "everything you need, nothing you...

Xiaomi India spins-off POCO into an independent brand

Xiaomi started off POCO as a sub-brand back in August 2018, with Xiaomi's then Lead Product Manager Mr. Jai Mani at the helm of the brand. POCO had a very successful start with the POCO F1, which was launched in the same month in India as well as internationally. POCO's beginnings echoed that of OnePlus,...