POCO Posts on XDA

Redmi K40 Gaming Edition could launch in India as the POCO F3 GT

Xiaomi, Redmi, and POCO share quite a few resources amongst the three, even though both Redmi and POCO firmly insist on their own independence from the main Xiaomi brand. While Redmi's independence is within the context of the Chinese market, POCO maintains that it is independent of Xiaomi both in India and Globally as well....

POCO M2 Reloaded is a POCO M2 with less RAM and a cheaper price tag

After launching the POCO X3 Pro late last month, POCO is back again with a new smartphone for the Indian market. The company just unveiled the POCO M2 Reloaded, a new variant of the existing POCO M2 that launched in September last year. The POCO M2 Reloaded is just the POCO M2 but with lesser...

Xiaomi is rebranding the Redmi Note 10 5G as the POCO M3 Pro 5G

Xiaomi’s sub-brand POCO is gearing up to launch yet another smartphone in the form of the POCO M3 Pro 5G. And if you know POCO, you also know that most of its smartphones are rebadged versions of the existing Redmi phones. Well, that’s exactly what this upcoming smartphone is going to be. A regulatory listing has...

We’ve opened forums for POCO X3 Pro, Moto G50, Moto G100, Red Magic 6, Black Shark 4, and Samsung Galaxy M12

Springtime is always busy for new smartphone releases, and this year has been no different. This year, we’ve opened up new XDA forums for several new devices, including the OnePlus 9 series, and now we’re opening up more places for you to discuss your favorite smartphones. The new list of phones to join the XDA...

POCO X3 Pro launches in India as a spiritual successor to the original POCO F1

After launching the POCO X3 Pro and POCO F3 globally last week, POCO is now bringing the POCO X3 Pro to the Indian shores. The earlier models in the series, the POCO X2 and POCO X3 have been quite popular in the mid-range space and the company is hoping to repeat the same magic with...

We’ve opened forums for OnePlus 9R, POCO F3, Realme 8 series, and Vivo X60 series

Earlier this month, we joked about how busy this year has been thus far. A few weeks later and things have only gotten busier. To accommodate users interested in the plethora of devices that launched this month, we've just opened up XDA forums for a handful of devices, including the OnePlus 9R, Xiaomi POCO F3,...

Xiaomi could be working on a ‘POCO M2 Reloaded’

Xiaomi's POCO-branded phones have been a hit in India (and some other regions), as they often carry decent specifications at bargain-bin prices. The POCO M2 was released in India only a few months ago, specifically in September 2020, and now it seems a re-release under the name "POCO M2 Reloaded" may be on the way. Kacper...

OnePlus 9R, POCO F3, and Xiaomi Mi 10 family’s Android 11 kernel source code now available

Alongside the flagship OnePlus 9 and OnePlus 9 Pro smartphones, OnePlus also unveiled a more affordable variant of the lineup called the OnePlus 9R. The India-only device comes with some spec changes to meet a lower price point, while still maintaining important bits to qualify for the 9-series badge. If you're planning to buy the...

TWRP officially arrives on four new devices, including Galaxy A10 and POCO X2

TeamWin Recovery Project, more widely known by its TWRP abbreviation, is the most popular custom recovery software for Android devices. TWRP allows you to do everything from flash custom ROMs to creating full backups, all in a few taps. The team behind the project just released a minor update a few days ago, and now...

The POCO X3 Pro reminds me of a 2019 flagship, and that’s not a bad thing

The POCO X3 NFC made waves in the latter half of 2020 when it offered something that much of the competition could not -- powerful mid-range specs and a 120Hz display all at a low price. In Europe, you could pick it up for around €200 at launch, and I have personally recommended it to...

The POCO F3 has flagship-level haptics and screen for a whole lot less

I'm a Chinese-American guy living in Hong Kong who consumes -- and writes for -- mostly US-centric American tech media. Because of this odd in-between space I occupy, I tend to see things from both the western and eastern perspectives. And this divide is so, so evident in mid-tier smartphones. While the state of premium...

Xiaomi’s POCO F3 and POCO X3 Pro offer sub-flagship specs at an affordable price

We’re all old enough to remember POCO’s very first device, the POCO F1, in 2018. The POCO F1 made a lot of headlines back in the day, featuring a flagship-grade SoC, the Snapdragon 845, at a price tag that challenged mid-range devices with much slower internals. That phone was considered a one-off until POCO's brand...