Xiaomi’s sub-brand POCO launched the POCO F1 smartphone in India back in August 2018 running MIUI 9.6 Global Stable on top of Android 8.1 (Oreo). POCO F1 currently runs Android 10 based MIUI 11, and is confirmed to get MIUI 12 in the coming months. Xiaomi doesn’t follow any fixed update frequency for the MIUI Global Stable ROM but on average, the Global Stable ROM is updated once in 20-40 days. Continue reading “POCO F1 MIUI Software Update Tracker [Update: Android 10 based MIUI 12 Released for Pilot Testers]”
POCO launched the POCO X2 smartphone in India last month running MIUI 11.0 Global Stable on top of Android 10. POCO X2 is the rebranded version of Redmi K30 4G which was launched in China back in December. The smartphone has already started receiving Android 10 based MIUI 12 update.
MIUI 12 brings all-new design and animations along with new features such as Super Wallpapers, Floating Window, New Control Center, Enhanced Privacy Protection features such as Interceptor, Flare, Hidden Mask Mode and more to the devices, check out this post to learn more about MIUI 12 features. Continue reading “POCO X2 MIUI Software Update Tracker [Update: MIUI 12 Stable Update with July Android Security Patch]”
POCO M2 Pro was launched in India earlier this month starting at Rs. 13999. It went on sale for the first time on July 14th. The second sale happens today, July 30th at 12 noon on Flipkart. SBI Credit card users get 5% instant discount (Up to Rs. 750), which is part of ongoing offer on Flipkart. Continue reading “POCO M2 Pro goes on sale again today at 12 noon on Flipkart”
Towards the end of June, the Indian Government announced it’s plan to ban 59 Chinese apps including TikTok, ShareIt, and Clean Master. Cheetah Mobiles, the company behind Clean Master was in news a few months back when Google decided to pull off quite a few of their apps from Google Play Store including the Antutu benchmark. Apps like Clean Master were popular amongst users which helped in clearing the cache of the phone. To those unaware Cheetah Mobiles is a subsidiary of Kingsoft Corporation. Xiaomi CEO and co-founder Lei Jun has also served as CEO and Chairman of the Kingsoft in the past.
Continue reading “How to Uninstall Clean Master Service on Xiaomi and realme devices without root”
POCO just launched the POCO M2 Pro, the company’s latest mid-range smartphone in India, as it had promised. It has a 6.67-inch Full HD+ LCD screen with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 Protection, is powered by the latest Snapdragon 720G 8nm SoC with up to 6GB of RAM. It features a 48-megapixel primary rear camera with Samsung GM2 Sensor, 8-megapixel 119° ultra-wide angle lens, 5-megapixel 2cm macro sensor and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. There is a 16-megapixel camera on the front. Continue reading “POCO M2 Pro with 6.67-inch FHD+ display, Snapdragon 720G, 5000mAh battery launched in India starting at Rs. 13999”
POCO has confirmed 33W fast charging support for the M2 Pro smartphone. The image also shows 3.5mm audio jack, next to the USB Type-C port. The Redmi Note 9 Pro Max that was recently launched also comes with 33W fast charging.
Continue reading “POCO M2 Pro with quad rear cameras launching in India on July 7 [Update: 33W fast charging]”
Xiaomi announced the latest iteration of its own proprietary Android skin MIUI, dubbed MIUI 12 along with Mi 10 Youth Edition at an event in China back in March. The devices have started receiving MIUI China Closed Beta update in China, and the builds were leaked as a result, we could bring you MIUI 12 New Features and First look.
Continue reading “Xiaomi announces MIUI 12 Global Pilot Testing Program for POCO F1, Redmi Note 8 Pro, Redmi Note 7 Pro and Redmi Note 7/7S”
It has been four months since POCO launched the POCO X2 mid-range smartphone in India. At the end of a new video titled “We’re #POCOForIndia”, POCO says that the next POCO for India is coming soon. POCO GM, C Manmohan says “Started with an intent of making some amazing products for India. We will pursue this dream of providing the best experience with the help of our fans”. Continue reading “POCO teases next “POCO for India” is coming soon”
The recent GST Rate Hike on smartphones increased the prices of various phones including POCO smartphones. Within 2 months of the previous price hike, POCO X2 has now received a price hike again by Rs. 500. Continue reading “POCO X2 gets another price hike, now starts at Rs. 17499”
POCO already confirmed that it is working on true wireless earbuds in India. Yesterday POCO GM, C Manmohan posted a Twitter poll with exciting name options — POCO Move Buds, Klip Buds, Pop Buds to POCO Funkz. Today the company has confirmed that POCO Pop Buds got the highest share of votes (42.4% out of a total 21,416 votes), thereby confirming the name of the upcoming product. Continue reading “POCO Pop Buds True wireless earbuds launching in India soon”
POCO just announced POCO F2 Pro, the company’s latest flagship smartphone at a global online event as it has promised. It packs a 6.67-inch E3 Super AMOLED screen with 92.7% screen-to-body ratio, 60Hz refresh rate and 180Hz touch sampling rate, and comes with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. The company says it has 360° ambient light control with 3 sensors. It is powered by Snapdragon 865, 5G SA/NSA support with Snapdragon X55 Modem, has 3435mm² VC liquid-cooled heat sink, Game Turbo 3.0, 4D vibration when playing games with Z-axis motor and has been certified by TÜV Rheinland for high-performance gaming. It runs Android 10 with MIUI 11, comes with 3D glass back with AG technology, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection and Anti-glare matte finish in grey and purple color versions, NFC and Hi-Res audio support. Continue reading “POCO F2 Pro with 6.67-inch FHD+ AMOLED display, Snapdragon 865, 64MP quad rear cameras, 4700mAh battery announced”
POCO recently sent out media invites for a global launch event on May 12th in Spain, after the launch of POCO F1. Now it has confirmed that the event will start at 2PM CEST (5:30PM IST) on Tuesday. Google Play’s list of supported devices already revealed that the Redmi K30 Pro and upcoming POCO F2 Pro share the same “lmi” code name, so the POCO F2 Pro should be a rebranded Redmi K30 Pro for the global markets. Continue reading “POCO Global launch set for May 12, POCO F2 Pro expected”
POCO Global has been teasing the launch of new smartphone soon, and it is rumoured to be the POCO F2 Pro, a rebranded Redmi K30 Pro for the global markets. Today POCO M2 Pro, a new smartphone in the POCO’s M series briefly showed up on the Xiaomi India website with the model number M2003J6CI. This could be a cheaper version of the POCO X2, which was launched in India earlier this year. Continue reading “POCO M2 Pro briefly listed on Xiaomi India website, expected to launch soon”
[Update: 1 May, 2020]: M2004J11G has been now spotted on TKDN, Indonesia smartphone certification, last month same smartphone appeared on EEC. Recently, official Global account name was changed from POCOPHONE Global to POCO, hinting towards the release of a new product.
Continue reading “POCO M2004J11G passes through EEC, could be POCO F2 [Update: M2004J11g appears on TKDN Certification]”
Xiaomi announced the latest iteration of its own proprietary Android skin MIUI, dubbed MIUI 12 along with Mi 10 Youth Edition at an event in China earlier this week. MIUI 12 brings brand-new Animations, Dark Mode 2.0, and focuses on Privacy and security. MIUI 12 shows all sensitive behaviours of an app and comes with improved Xiaomi ’s AI phone assistant with AI calling. Continue reading “MIUI 12 New Features and First look on Redmi Note 7 Pro (Android 10)”