Xiaomi Poco X2 Specifications, Price, and Release Date

The Poco F1 that was launched in August 2018 was a hit, all thanks to the flagship grade hardware it has, and coming with an aggressive price. Today, which is one and half year later, the company has announced the second smartphone tagged Xiaomi Poco X2.

Xiaomi Poco X2 Specifications, Price, and Release Date

Xiaomi Poco X2 Features

The Xiaomi Poco X2 is a direct successor to the Poco F1, but as we all expect, it is a rebranded Xiaomi Redmi K30, which is currently available in China. The Pcoco X2 is powered by the Snapdragon 720 chipset, and runs on MIUI 11 out-of-the-box. The phone is also available in three memory configurations – 6GB/64GB, 6GB/128GB, and 8GB/256GB.

The Poco X2 is built around a 6.67 inch reality flow display of full HD+ resolution. The display has a refresh rate of 120Hz, supports HDR 10, and has a pill-shaped hole in the top-right corner which houses the 20MP and 2MP selfie cameras.

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At the back, the Xiaomi Poco X2 has a quad camera setup, which is made up of a 64MP Sony IMX686 main camera, 8MP ultrawide, 2MP macro and 2MP depth sensor units. The smartphone comes with RAW image support, can record 960FPS slow-motion videos, and has VLOG Mode in tow.

The Snapdragon 730G-powered Poco X2 features a side-mounted fingerprint reader and draws power from a 4500mAh battery, which is charged through a USB-C port at up to 27W. The phone also comes with a 3.5mm headphone jack and features liquid cool technology, which Poco can dissipate heat 300% faster.

The rest of the features of the Poco X2 include an IR Blaster, P2i water-repellent coating, VoWiFi, and Hi-Res Sound. The Poco X2 comes in three colors – Atlantis Blue, Matrix Purple, and Phoenix Red.

Xiaomi Poco X2 Price

The Xiaomi Poco X2 price for the base model with 6GB RAM and 64GB storage is INR15,999 ($225/€205) and for INR1,000 ($15/€13) you can double the storage. And if you want to go for the premium model that comes with 8GB RAM and 256GB storage, you will have to pay a price of INR19,999 ($280/€255).

Xiaomi Poco X2 Release Date

The Xiaomi Poco X2 release date in India is slated for February 11 2019, and it will be sold through Flipkart.com. Those who will buy the phone using the ICICI bank credit/debit cards will get INR1,000 ($15/€13) off.

Xiaomi Poco X2 Specification

NETWORK

Technology   GSM / HSPA / LTE

2G bands       GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2

3G bands       HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100

4G bands       LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 8(900), 40(2300), 41(2500)

Speed            HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A

LAUNCH

Announced   2020, February

Status Coming soon. Exp. release 2020, February 11

BODY

Dimensions  165.3 x 76.6 x 8.8 mm (6.51 x 3.02 x 0.35 in)

Weight           208 g (7.34 oz)

Build   Glass front (Gorilla Glass 5), glass back (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum frame

SIM     Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

Splash resistant

DISPLAY

Type   IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors

Size    6.67 inches, 112.5 cm2 (~88.8% screen-to-body ratio)

Resolution    1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~386 ppi density)

Protection      Corning Gorilla Glass 5

HDR10 120Hz

500 nits typ. brightness

PLATFORM

OS      Android 10.0; MIUI 11

Chipset          Qualcomm SDM730 Snapdragon 730G (8 nm)

CPU   Octa-core (2×2.2 GHz Kryo 470 Gold & 6×1.8 GHz Kryo 470 Silver)

GPU   Adreno 618

MEMORY

Card slot        microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)

Internal          64GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM

UFS 2.1

MAIN CAMERA

Quad  64 MP, f/1.9, 26mm (wide), 1/1.7″, 0.8µm, PDAF

8 MP, f/2.2, 13mm (ultrawide), 1/4.0″, 1.12µm

2 MP, f/2.4, 1/5.0″, 1.75µm (dedicated macro camera)

2 MP, f/2.4, 1/5.0″, 1.75µm, depth sensor

Features        Dual-LED flash, HDR, panorama

Video  2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/120fps, 720p@960fps; gyro-EIS

SELFIE CAMERA

Dual   20 MP, f/2.2, 27mm (wide), 1/3.4″, 0.8µm

2 MP, f/2.4, 1/5″, 1.75µm, depth sensor

Features        HDR

Video  1080p@30fps

SOUND

Loudspeaker Yes

3.5mm jack    Yes

24-bit/192kHz audio

COMMS

WLAN            Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot

Bluetooth       5.0, A2DP, LE

GPS    Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS

Infrared port  Yes

Radio FM radio, recording

USB    2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go

FEATURES

Sensors         Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass

BATTERY

Non-removable Li-Po 4500 mAh battery

Charging       Fast battery charging 27W (100% in 68 min)

MISC

Colors            Atlantis Blue, Matrix Purple, Phoenix Red

Models           MZB9011IN, MZB9012IN, MZB9013IN, MZB8741IN, MZB8742IN, MZB8743IN, MZB8744IN, MZB8745IN, MZB8746IN

SAR    1.08 W/kg (head)     0.62 W/kg (body)   

Price   About 200 EUR

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