Tag Archive: Poco


The POCO F2 Pro might be the cheapest Snapdragon 865-powered phone yet

It is expected to be a rebranded version of the Redmi K30 Pro.

What you need to know The rumored POCO F2 Pro has been listed online by popular retailer GearBest. As per the listing, the F2 Pro will be the “most affordable” flagship and feature a “true full screen” design. POCO is expected to announce the F2 Pro sometime later this year.

Last week, a report had claimed that the next POCO flagship will be priced  [Read More…]

Here’s when your Xiaomi, Redmi, or POCO phone will get the MIUI 12 update

Xiaomi is going to start rolling out MIUI 12 from June. Here’s when your phone will receive the update.

MIUI 12 is now official, with Xiaomi’s latest skin offering an array of new features. Some of those features include an improved system-wide dark mode, AI-assisted calling features, Dynamic Always-on Display, new visual design, tweaks to system animations, and much-needed privacy fixes.

The stable build of MIUI 12 will begin rolling out from next month in China, with  [Read More…]

New rumor says the POCO F2 will make its global debut next month

The phone is also rumored to lack 5G connectivity.

What you need to know If a new leak is to be believed, the POCO F2 will launch in global markets as a rebranded version of the Redmi K30 Pro next month. The vanilla Redmi K30 had launched as the POCO X2 in India in February this year. POCO is also tipped to be working on a new budget phone featuring similar specs to the Redmi Note 9  [Read More…]

Redmi K30 Pro may launch in India as the POCO F2, hints new leak

However, it may not be quite as affordable as the POCO F1.

What you need to know New evidence suggests the recently launched Redmi K30 Pro might launch in India under the POCO brand. The standard Redmi K30 was launched in India as the POCO X2 last month. Redmi K30 Pro is powered by a Snapdragon 865 chipset and features a 60Hz notchless AMOLED display.

Xiaomi sub-brand Redmi launched the Snapdragon 865-powered K30 Pro at an online-only  [Read More…]

POCO X2 review: A great phone once you look past its Redmi K30 origins

Yes, the POCO X2 is a rebranded Redmi K30, but that doesn’t make it any less great.

When the POCO F1 launched back in 2018, it revolutionized the value flagship segment. The Xiaomi sub-brand not only managed to launch a phone seemingly out of nowhere, but it also met every user expectation. It’s no wonder that 18 months later, the POCO F1 is still going strong.

So how does one follow up on a device like that?  [Read More…]

POCO X2 with ‘extreme’ refresh rate screen to launch in India on February 4

The phone is expected to be based on the Redmi K30 that was launched in China last month.

What you need to know POCO will be launching a successor to the POCO F1 in India on February 4. The phone will be called the POCO X2 and is expected to come with an “extreme refresh rate’” display and liquid cooling technology. Under the hood, the phone is likely to be powered by the Snapdragon 730G chipset.

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Xiaomi spins POCO off into a standalone brand

The brand is expected to launch a successor to the incredibly popular POCO F1 later this year.

What you need to know Xiaomi has announced that its POCO sub-brand will now be an independent brand. The brand started off in 2018 with the launch of the POCO F1, which still remains hugely popular. POCO is expected to launch its second smartphone sometime later this year.

Xiaomi is spinning off its POCO sub-brand as an independent brand. Announcing  [Read More…]

POCO F1 review, 18 months later: Still going strong in 2020

The POCO F1 has aged really well, and the hardware still has a lot to offer in 2020.

I’m incredibly priveleged to be able to use the latest and greatest phones, but the frenetic pace of the industy means there isn’t a lot of time for reflection. Thankfully, there’s a lull in the launch cycle before the inevitable flood kicks off next month at Mobile World Congress, so I decided to go through all the phones I’ve  [Read More…]

Stable Android 9.0 Pie update is now rolling out to POCO F1

The POCO F1 is now receiving the stable Pie update.

POCO F1 picked up the MIUI 10 update back in November, but that particular build was still based on Oreo. Xiaomi is now rolling out the stable Android 9.0 Pie release to the device, with users in India and UK getting the update. The OTA update comes in at 1.6GB and includes the latest version of MIUI (10.1.3.0 PEJMIFI), the November security patch, and a host of  [Read More…]

Grab the 8GB/256GB version of the POCO F1 for just ₹25,999 ($365) in India

Don’t miss out on this great deal on the POCO F1.

Xiaomi is rolling out an enticing offer on the POCO F1 where it it selling the variant with 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage for just ₹25,999 ($ 365). That’s a ₹5,000 ($ 70) discount off its retail price, and is one of the best bargains you’ll find on the device.

The POCO F1 is an excellent phone at full price, which is what makes  [Read More…]