Flipkart Big Diwali Sale: Discounts on POCO C3, M2, M2 Pro and more

POCO recently announced that it has sold 1 million smartphones in sales during Flipkart’s Big Billion Days. Now it is back with offers during Big Diwali Sale event on Flipkart that starts tomorrow, 29th October and lasts till 4th Nov 2020. Continue reading “Flipkart Big Diwali Sale: Discounts on POCO C3, M2, M2 Pro and more”

POCO X2 MIUI Software Update Tracker [Update: MIUI 12.0.2.0 with October Android Security Patch]

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 12.0.2.0 with October Android Security Patch]”

POCO F1 MIUI Software Update Tracker [Update: MIUI 12 Stable update rolling out in India]

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: MIUI 12 Stable update rolling out in India]”

POCO C3 with 6.53-inch display, up to 4GB RAM, 5000mAh battery launched in India starting at Rs. 7499

POCO just launched POCO C3 smartphone, as it had promised. This has similar specifications as the Redmi 9C that includes a 6.53-inch HD+ LCD water-drop screen, 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 C3 with 6.53-inch display, up to 4GB RAM, 5000mAh battery launched in India starting at Rs. 7499”

POCO C3 with 6.53-inch display, triple rear cameras, 5000mAh battery launching in India on October 6

After launching the POCO  X3 smartphone last week, the company has confirmed the launch of POCO C3, a budget smartphone in India on October 6th on Flipkart. Based on earlier reports, the Redmi 9C that was introduced back in June will be launched as the POCO C3 in India. The company is calling it the Game Charger and the teaser image shows triple rear cameras. Continue reading “POCO C3 with 6.53-inch display, triple rear cameras, 5000mAh battery launching in India on October 6”

POCO M2 Pro MIUI Software Update Tracker [Update: MIUI 12 Stable update starts rolling out]

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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Android 11 based Awaken OS — Overview and First Impressions on POCO F1

Google started rolling out Android 11 stable updates for the Google Pixel devices a couple of weeks ago. Some OEMs such as OPPO and realme have already revealed Android 11 based UI roll-out schedules for eligible devices, while some have already started rolling out Beta versions of the same to their latest generation flagship devices. In case you do not have the latest generation flagship devices, you can try a custom ROM on your device as Android 11 custom ROMs have already been released for a few devices.

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POCO X3 with 6.67-inch FHD+ 120Hz display, Snapdragon 732G, up to 8GB RAM, 6000mAh battery launched in India starting at Rs. 16999

POCO just launched the POCO X3, the company’s latest mid-range smartphone in the X series and the successor of the popular POCO X2 in India as it had promised. It packs a 6.67-inch Full HD+ LCD screen with 3.8mm punch-hole screen that houses a 20-megapixel camera, 120Hz refresh rate with Dynamic switching between 120Hz, 90Hz, 60Hz or 50Hz and has 240Hz touch sampling rate. It is powered by Snapdragon 732G SoC with up to 8GB of RAM, comes with liquid cooling plus that combines an enlarged copper heat pipe with multiple layers of graphite to reduce the heat of the phone’s processor by up to an additional 6°C, and runs Android 10 with MIUI 12 on top. Continue reading “POCO X3 with 6.67-inch FHD+ 120Hz display, Snapdragon 732G, up to 8GB RAM, 6000mAh battery launched in India starting at Rs. 16999”

POCO X3 with 6.67-inch FHD+ 120Hz display, Snapdragon 732G, 64MP quad rear cameras launching in India on September 22

POCO has confirmed that it will launch POCO X3, successor of the POCO X2 smartphone in India on September 22nd, and the phone will be sold on Flipkart as usual. The phone was introduced earlier this month in Europe packing a 6.67-inch Full HD+ LCD screen with 3.8mm, punch-hole screen, 120Hz refresh rate, 240Hz touch sampling rate, is powered by Snapdragon 732G SoC, liquid cooling 1.0 Plus with copper heat pipe and dual graphite to reduce the temperature by up to 6° C, and runs Android 10 with MIUI 12 on top. Continue reading “POCO X3 with 6.67-inch FHD+ 120Hz display, Snapdragon 732G, 64MP quad rear cameras launching in India on September 22”

Xiaomi Smartphone users can now measure heart-rate using camera — Here’s How

Xiaomi, with MIUI 11, introduced a new app, called Mi Health for steps tracking. With MIUI 12, Xiaomi added more functionality to the Mi Health such as sleep tracking, workouts, and other activities including the ability to detect snoring and talking. Now, with a new update, Xiaomi is adding another new feature to the Mi Health. Xiaomi users can now measure their heart-rate with the latest version of Mi Health.

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POCO M2 with 6.53-inch FHD+ display, Helio G80, 6GB RAM, 5000mAh battery launched in India starting at Rs. 10999

POCO just launched POCO M2 smartphone, as it had promised. This has similar specifications as the Redmi 9 Prime that includes a 6.53-inch Full HD+ LCD water-drop, MediaTek Helio G80 8nm SoC, 13-megapixel primary rear AI camera, 8-megapixel 118° ultra-wide angle lens, 5-megapixel 4cm macro sensor and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. There is an 8-megapixel camera on the front. Continue reading “POCO M2 with 6.53-inch FHD+ display, Helio G80, 6GB RAM, 5000mAh battery launched in India starting at Rs. 10999”

POCO X3 NFC with 6.67-inch FHD+ 120Hz display, Snapdragon 732G, 6GB RAM, 64MP quad rear cameras, 5160mAh battery announced

POCO just announced the POCO X3 NFC, the company’s latest mid-range smartphone as it had promised. It packs a 6.67-inch Full HD+ LCD screen with 3.8mm, punch-hole screen, 120Hz refresh rate with Dynamic switching between 120Hz, 90Hz, 60Hz or 50Hz and has 240Hz touch sampling rate. It is the first phone to be powered by Snapdragon 732G SoC, has 6GB of RAM, comes with liquid cooling 1.0 Plus with copper heat pipe and dual graphite to reduce the temperature by up to 6° C, and runs Android 10 with MIUI 12 on top. Continue reading “POCO X3 NFC with 6.67-inch FHD+ 120Hz display, Snapdragon 732G, 6GB RAM, 64MP quad rear cameras, 5160mAh battery announced”

POCO X3 with 120Hz display, Snapdragon 732G, 64MP quad rear cameras, 5160mAh battery to be announced on September 7

Earlier this week POCO confirmed that it will introduce POCO X3 NFC on September 7th. Now it has started revealing specifications of the phone. Qualcomm already confirmed that it will be the first phone to be powered by Snapdragon 732G, now the company has confirmed 64-megapixel rear camera in a quad camera arrangement, 5160mAh battery with support for 33W fast charging that can charge the phone in 65 minutes. It will come in 64GB and 128GB storage versions. Continue reading “POCO X3 with 120Hz display, Snapdragon 732G, 64MP quad rear cameras, 5160mAh battery to be announced on September 7”