How this phone turns the megapixel race on its head!

Lately, camera prowess has become a defining factor for purchasing a smartphone. And megapixels are one of the most sought-after factors people look into when buying a smartphone for photography.

These days, almost all smartphones, regardless of how much they cost, comes equipped with 48MP, 64MP, and even 108MP cameras. These numbers are a far cry to the 12MP or 16MP sensors in most high-end flagship phones. Continue reading “How this phone turns the megapixel race on its head!”

POCO C31 with 6.53-inch HD+ display, Helio G35, up to 4GB RAM, 5000mAh battery launched in India for Rs. 8499

POCO just launched the POCO C31, the company’s latest budget smartphone in the C series in India, as it had announced. It has a 6.53-inch HD+ LCD water-drop screen, is powered by MediaTek Helio G35 SoC, 13-megapixel primary rear AI camera, 2-megapixel macro and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. There is a 5-megapixel camera on the front. Continue reading “POCO C31 with 6.53-inch HD+ display, Helio G35, up to 4GB RAM, 5000mAh battery launched in India for Rs. 8499”

POCO C31 budget smartphone launching in India on September 30

POCO has announced the launch of C31 budget smartphone in India on September 30th. The teaser image shows a water-drop screen, and the company has confirmed 4GB of RAM and Helio G35 SoC which we had already seen in last year’s POCO C3. This is expected to come with a new rear design and could retain the 6.53-inch HD+ display and the 5000mAh battery as the C3. Continue reading “POCO C31 budget smartphone launching in India on September 30”

Get Android 11 on POCO X2 with OxygenOS 11 Port

One of the biggest advantage of owning a Xiaomi or POCO device has to be the third party community development support. Out of third-party ROMs for these devices, OxygenOS ports are often sought after by enthusiasts. Recently, someone ported OxygenOS 11 from OnePlus Nord to the POCO X2. We installed it on our unit, and here is our guide to help you with the installation process. We will be using it as a daily driver for the next couple of weeks, and let our readers know more about the day-to-day performance, battery life, and more.

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POCO X3 Pro MIUI 12 Software Update Tracker [Update: MIUI 12.5.4.0 with August security patch rolling out in India]

POCO India launched the POCO X3 Pro last week in India. POCO X3 Pro boots Android 11 with the company’s proprietary skin – MIUI 12 on top. MIUI 12 brings with it an all-new design and animations along with 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.

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POCO X3 MIUI 12 Software Update Tracker [Update: MIUI 12.5 rolling out in India]

POCO launched the POCO X3 smartphone in India back in September running MIUI 12.0 Global Stable on top of Android 10. MIUI 12 comes with an 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. Check out this post to learn more about MIUI 12 features in detail.

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POCO F3 GT MIUI Software Update Tracker [Update: MIUI 12.5.5.0 with August Android security patch]

POCO launched the POCO F3 GT handset last week in India. The POCO F3 GT is the second POCO F-series handset to launch in India. The handset is a rebranded Redmi K40 Game Enhanced Edition that launched a few months back in China. The handset boots the company’s proprietary MIUI 12.5 on top of Android 11.

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POCO M2 Pro MIUI 12 Software Update Tracker [Update: Android 11 update rolling out to everyone]

POCO launched the POCO M2 Pro smartphone in India recently running MIUI 11.0 Global Stable on top of Android 10. POCO M2 Pro shares a lot in common with Redmi Note 9 Pro series devices which were launched in India back in March.

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POCO registers 865% growth in Q2 2021 in India due to strong POCO X3 Pro, POCO M3 sales: IDC

POCO has announced that it has emerged as the fastest-growing smartphone brand of India, for the second consecutive quarter of 2021, as per the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, August 2021. The company registered 865% growth in Q2 2021 with the POCO X3 Pro, POCO M3 and the POCO C3 driving the maximum sales volume in H1 of 2021. Continue reading “POCO registers 865% growth in Q2 2021 in India due to strong POCO X3 Pro, POCO M3 sales: IDC”

POCO has sold over 2 million POCO C3 units within 9 months of India launch

POCO today announced that it has sold over 2 million or 20 lakh units of POCO C3 smartphones in India since the launch in October last year. POCO said that C3 has received phenomenal response from the users and continues to be an online bestseller. Continue reading “POCO has sold over 2 million POCO C3 units within 9 months of India launch”

POCO F3 GT Review: Gamers’ Delight

POCO launched the POCO F3 GT smartphone in India last week as an upgrade to the POCO F1 which was launched back in 2018. This comes after the POCO X3 Pro, which was also promoted as a gaming phone. The main thing that differentiates the F3 GT from the X3 Pro is its gaming triggers. Also, the Dimensity 1200 SoC offers slightly better performance compared to the Snapdragon 860 in the X3 Pro. The specifications look great on paper. Is this the best gaming phone under Rs. 30,000. Let us dive into the review to find out. Continue reading “POCO F3 GT Review: Gamers’ Delight”

POCO X3 GT with 6.6-inch FHD+ 120Hz display, Dimensity 1100, 8GB RAM, 5000mAh battery, 67W fast charging announced

POCO just announced the POCO X3 GT, the company’s latest mid-range smartphone in the X3 series in Malaysia, as it had promised. This is a rebranded Redmi Note 10 Pro 5G smartphone that was introduced in China in May. It packs a 6.6-inch Full HD+ LCD screen with 120Hz refresh rate, 240Hz touch sampling rate, Adaptive sync variable refresh rate to switch between 120Hz, 90Hz, 60Hz, 50Hz, 48Hz and 24Hz depending on the content, supports DCI-P3 color gamut and has Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection. Continue reading “POCO X3 GT with 6.6-inch FHD+ 120Hz display, Dimensity 1100, 8GB RAM, 5000mAh battery, 67W fast charging announced”

POCO F3 GT Unboxing and First Impressions

POCO today launched the POCO F3 GT, the company’s top-end smartphone in the F series as the successor to the POCO F1 which was launched in India back in 2018. This might not be priced as aggressively as the POCO F1, but this packs in a lot of features, offering a good value for what you pay. Here we have the unboxing and first impressions of the phone. Continue reading “POCO F3 GT Unboxing and First Impressions”

POCO X3 GT to be announced on July 28 [Update: Render, Dimensity 1100, 67W Turbo charging confirmed]

Update: POCO X3 GT renders have surfaced that resemble the Redmi Note 10 Pro 5G smartphone, as rumoured earlier. The company has also confirmed Dimensity 1100 and support for 67W Turbo charging, which is the same as Note 10 Pro 5G. Continue reading “POCO X3 GT to be announced on July 28 [Update: Render, Dimensity 1100, 67W Turbo charging confirmed]”

POCO F3 GT with 6.67-inch FHD+ 120Hz AMOLED display, Dimensity 1200, Gaming Triggers, 5065mAh battery launched in India starting at Rs. 26999

POCO just launched the POCO F3 GT, the company’s first gaming smartphone in India, as it had promised. It has a 6.67-inch FHD+ flexible 10-bit AMOLED screen with 120Hz high refresh rate, HDR 10+, DC Dimming, 480Hz touch sampling rate, 1.8mm trilateral equal width, 2.7mm ultra-narrow chin. It is powered by 6nm Dimensity 1200 SoC with up to 8GB of RAM. Continue reading “POCO F3 GT with 6.67-inch FHD+ 120Hz AMOLED display, Dimensity 1200, Gaming Triggers, 5065mAh battery launched in India starting at Rs. 26999”