Poco X2 Top Features Leaked, Can Come With Snapdragon 865?
Poco X2 has been able to bring Poco again to the limelight, and it’s being speculated to be the next mid-range smartphone of the year. Some say it’s definitely the rebranded Redmi K30, while some buff about it being much better.
As the leaders from Xiaomi and Poco are already into a big Twitter battle with Realme, can Poco reclaim it’s position?
Realme currently have Realme X2 and Realme XT battling it out against Xiaomi in the mid-range category, while Poco F1 continues to sell in the 15,000 segment.
Xiaomi has Redmi K20 and Redmi Note 8 Pro against Realme XT, Realme X2. But the Rs 5,000-gap is letting Realme X2 and Realme XT win in the pricing difference, and that’s where Poco will place it’s upcoming Poco X2.
Can Poco X2 be the next mid-range flagship killer in India? There are reasons to believe it.
Checkout the top leaked Poco X2 features and specifications.
- 1 Poco X2 Top Features: 120Hz Display, Top Snapdragon Chip, 64MP Camera, 30W Fast Charging
- 1.1 Poco X2 Display: 120Hz Display With Dual Punch-hole Cutout, New Design
- 1.2 Poco X2 Cameras: 64MP Quad Camera Setup, Sony IMX686 Sensor
- 1.3 Poco X2 Side-Mounted Fingerprint Sensor
- 1.4 Poco X2 Hardware: Snapdragon 730G or Snapdragon 865?
- 1.5 Poco X2 Software: MIUI 11 Based On Android 10
- 1.6 Poco X2 Battery: 30W Fast Charging, 4,500mAh Battery
Poco X2 Top Features: 120Hz Display, Top Snapdragon Chip, 64MP Camera, 30W Fast Charging
Nearly after one-and-a-half years later, Poco is making a grand comeback. Soon after being separated by Xiaomi, the newly established independent brand will bring Poco X2 to place it as it’s mid-range killer.
The Poco F1 came with Snapdragon 845, the then best chip in the market. Will Poco X2 feature Snapdragon 865, the best chip now?
Let’s check out the top Poco X2 features first.
Poco X2 Display: 120Hz Display With Dual Punch-hole Cutout, New Design
The upcoming Poco X2 will come with an all new design on the out. Already there are some live images out confirming a dual punch-hole display. Poco X2 will come with a Full HD+ display offering 120Hz refresh rate in an 20:9 aspect ratio.
The smartphone will sport the dual hole-punch cameras upfront on the top right side.
It’s not going to be an AMOLED panel. The design at the back might have some inspiration from OnePlus 7T, ans a frosted AG glass design is being expected. Both the sides, front and back will be protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5.
Poco X2 Cameras: 64MP Quad Camera Setup, Sony IMX686 Sensor
Coming to optics, Poco X2 will features a rear quad camera setup. The four cameras at the back is expected to include the brand new 64-megapixel Sony IMX686 sensor, the successor to the popular 48MP Sony IMX586.
The primary Sony 64MP IMX686 sensor is further supported by a 2-megapixel camera, a 5-megapixel sensor, and an 8-megapixel wide angle camera.
Upfront, Poco X2 will feature a dual selfie camera setup inside the capsule shaped punch-hole. It may sport the same selfie sensors as Redmi K30: a 20-megapixel primary sensor coupled with a 2-megapixel depth sensor.
Poco X2 Side-Mounted Fingerprint Sensor
The smartphone is expected to feature a side-mounted fingerprint sensor as Samsung Galaxy S10E. There has been multiple leaks hinting at a side-mounted fingerprint sensor.
The company will go with a Full HD panel and not an AMOLED panel.
Without an AMOLED panel, it isn’t possible to pack in an in-display fingerprint sensor.
Poco X2 Hardware: Snapdragon 730G or Snapdragon 865?
The Poco F1 came with Snapdragon 845, the then best chip in the market. Will Poco X2 feature Snapdragon 865, the best chip now? The company has been teasing about speed and performance, and Poco X2 will emphasize on gaming performance.
The 4G variant of Redmi K30 runs on the gaming focused Snapdragon 730G, a slightly enhanced Snapdragon 730 SoC.
Poco X2 being a different series and not Poco F series, technically it’s not the successor to Poco F1. Might it had been Poco F2, it could have ran on Snapdragon 865. Chances are high Poco X2 will come with Snapdragon 730G, it being a mid-range smartphone.
Poco X2 is expected to be available in three different storage models: the base model with 6GB RAM and 64GB storage, a mid-end model with 8GB RAM and 128GB storage, and finally the top model will come with 12GB RAM and 256GB storage.
Poco X2 Software: MIUI 11 Based On Android 10
Spotted by TechDroider, Poco X2 will come with dual cameras upfront, dual punch-hole cutout in the top corner. The smartphone is running on MIUI 11 based on Android 10, which means the upcoming device will have the latest Android version running out of the box.
Poco X2 will run on the latest Android 10 with the all new MIUI 11.
Poco X2 Battery: 30W Fast Charging, 4,500mAh Battery
Poco X2 is expected to house a sizeable 4,500mAh battery with support for 30W fast charging techny. The smartphone will come along a USB Type-C port and the device can easily run for more than a day on a single charge on moderate usage.
Poco X2 will ship with either the 30W fast charger in the box, or the 27W adapter already available in India.
Poco X2 will launch in India on February 4, confirmed by Poco India. Poco X2 price in India is expected to be set under Rs 20,000 in the mid-range category, and it may start at Rs 16,999 for the base model.