Poco X2: Design
The Poco X2 is a rebranded version of the Redmi K30, which was launched in China a few weeks back. The smartphone has a new camera layout at the back and also has a power button that doubles as a fingerprint sensor. At the front, the smartphone has a dual punch-hole cutout, which gives a premium look to the device.
The Poco X2 is one of the most affordable smartphones in the country with a 6.67-inch display, offering FHD+ resolution and a peak refresh-rate of 90Hz. It is an IPS LCD screen and the device does come with Widevine L1 certification as well.
Poco X2: Hardware Performance
The Poco X2 is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G, which is an upper mid-range chipset with an overclocked GPU, that offers better gaming performance compared to other chipsets at this price tag. The chipset is paired with at least 6GB RAM and 64GB storage and the higher storage variants offer up to 8GB RAM and 128GB storage.
This is definitely one of the best gaming smartphones under Rs. 20,000. The device offers smooth 60fps on PUBG and COD: Mobile without any issue. Similarly, it also handles normal day-to-day tasks with ease.
Poco X2: Camera Performance
The Poco X2 is the most affordable smartphone in the country with a 64MP Sony IMX 686 sensor. Besides the primary sensor, the device does offer an 8MP ultra-wide angle lens, 2MP macro lens, and a 2MP depth sensor. For selfies, the Poco X2 offers a 20MP primary sensor and a 2MP depth sensor.
In normal lighting conditions, the Poco X2 takes some good photos with a lot of details and clarity in the image, thanks to 64 million pixels. Similarly, even in the low light, the photos on the Poco X2 looks good as the camera uses pixel-binning technology.
Poco X2: Price To Specs Ratio
The Poco X2 retails for Rs. 15,999 for the base variant with 6GB and 64GB storage. There are two more models, one with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage and 8GB RAM and 256GB storage, which comes with a price tag of Rs. 16,999 and Rs. 19,999, which makes it one of the most affordable smartphones with 256GB internal storage.
All three models of the Poco X2 offer an excellent value-for-money proposition and we suggest you get the mid-tier model or the high-end model, which makes the device future proof and will offer a lot of storage to stores games and movies natively on the device.
Poco X2: Important Features/Highlights
One of the most important aspects of the Poco X2 is its 6.67-inch display with a peak refresh rate of 120Hz, this is the most affordable smartphone in India that offers a display with this sort of refresh rate. In fact, the very smartphone that comes close to this costs almost double the price of the Poco X2.
The Poco X2 also comes with a massive 4,500 mAh battery with support for fast charging and the fast charger is included in the retail package. Even in terms of OS, the device runs on the latest Android 10 OS with custom MIUI for Poco skin on top.
Poco X2: Verdict
Overall, the Poco X2 is a great smartphone that wants some of the best possible hardware and don't want to spend anything more than Rs. 20,000. If you are looking for a great camera smartphone that can also game, then the Poco X2 is the device to get.