Poco To Challenge OnePlus Nord With New Phone: Poco X2 Pro?
Poco is all set to challenge OnePlus Nord with a new device. Speculations hint at Poco X2 Pro, while some suggest a rebranded Redmi 10X 5G. The company will also be releasing a rebranded Redmi budget phone in the country soon, Poco C3, a remodelled Redmi 9C.
A Poco executive tweeted confirming the upcoming mid-range Poco phone.
Poco will launch the recently unveiled Redmi 9C as a new rebranded Poco C3 in India. After being certified by the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) and TÜV Rheinland, Bluetooth SIG certification confirms the device will be called Poco C3.
Poco To Put Poco F2 Pro Against OnePlus Nord: Poco X2 Pro?
While we still don’t know which Redmi phone would next come as a rebranded Poco mid-range device, there are a bunch of options. The hint is it being a rival to the OnePlus mid-ranger, the OnePlus Nord. Poco F2 Pro seems like the most probable contender.
Redmi K20 Pro is yet to get an upgrade in India, while Poco has already launched Poco F2 Pro, a rebranded Redmi K30 Pro in Europe.
Poco F2 Pro may launch in India as a Pro model to Poco X2, the Poco X2 Pro.
Poco F2 Pro features a 6.67-inch AMOLED Full HD+ display with refresh rate of 60Hz. It is powered by Snapdragon 865 and packs in 8GB RAM and 256 storage. Coming to optics, Poco F2 Pro will have a 20-megapixel pop-up camera.
At back, the quad rear camera setup will feature a 64-megapixel primary lens, a 13-megapixel wide angle lens, a 5-megapixel telephoto lens and a 2-megapixel macro lens.
Poco F2 Pro will house a 4,700mAh battery with support for 33W fast charging. It will also feature support for NFC, 3.5mm jack and Wi-Fi 6.
Poco 5G Phone: Poco To Bring Redmi 10X 5G In India?
As the upcoming Poco mid-range smartphone is hinted at being a OnePlus Nord rival, the primary feature on the OnePlus device is the 5G connectivity. India is still yet to get 5G, but companies are ramping up to stay ahead in the curve. So Poco may bring in a 5G device here.
Poco has found a shortcut by rebranding Redmi phones. So if they plan to bring a 5G device to India, it also could be a remodelled Redmi 10X, the recently unveiled mid-range Redmi 5G phone.
Poco may pitch Redmi 10X against OnePlus Nord at a more aggressive pricing. Redmi 10X runs on the mid-range 5G chip from MediaTek, the Dimensity 820 processor. Poco 5G Phone with Dimensity 820 can be a perfect competitor to the Snapdragon 765G powering OnePlus Nord.
Redmi 10X 5G features a 6.5-inch AMOLED display manufactured by Samsung offering Full HD+ resolution. The display offers a touch response rate of 180Hz with support for HDR10+ colours. The Redmi 5G phone runs on MIUI 12 based on Android 10 out of the box. Redmi 10X 5G has a 48-megapixel main camera.
You get an additional 8-megapixel ultra-wide camera, a 2-megapixel macro camera and a 2-megapixel depth camera inside the rear four camera block.
Upfront, Redmi 10X 5G features a 16-megapixel selfie camera. Redmi 10X 5G comes with a 4,520mAh battery supporting 22.5W fast charging while alongside a 3.5mm headphone jack, USB-C port and IP53 splash-proof rating for accidental splashes.