POCO Splits from Xiaomi; POCO F2, F2 Professional, F2 Lite Launching Quickly

POCO remained in information with out launching any smartphone final 12 months. We’ve all been ready for the POCO F1 successor after its launch in August 2018, however there was no information relating to it throughout complete 2019. Nevertheless, within the final month of the 12 months POCOPHONE International head, Alvin Tse tweeted that extra from POCO will probably be heard in 2020. Though later he eliminated the tweet.

Xiaomi has now damaged silence on the POCO model and introduced that it’s making a comeback as a sperate model. Furthermore, lately the corporate has filed a trademark for POCO F2 title and one other smartphone POCO X2 has surfaced on Geekbench. These studies trace that these two telephones will probably be launched quickly by the model.


POCO as a separate model

Xiaomi India head, Manu Kumar Jain has lastly confirmed that POCO is coming again and customers will quickly see new POCO branded telephones in India. Manu additionally talked about that these telephones will include completely totally different options as POCO will now be a separate model with a separate group, and this new group will resolve the way forward for the model.

Excited to share: #POCO will now be an unbiased model!


What began as a sub-brand inside Xiaomi, has grown into its personal identification. POCO F1 was an extremely common telephone. We really feel the time is correct to let POCO function by itself.

Be a part of me in wishing @IndiaPOCO all one of the best.

— Manu Kumar Jain (@manukumarjain) January 17, 2020

Although, he didn’t reveal any timeline on being requested when the subsequent POCO telephone is coming. Nevertheless, he mentioned that hopefully, it’s coming very quickly. He additional defined that the corporate took time to determine in what approach upcoming telephones will be improved.

The corporate will now concentrate on pace, gaming, and efficiency together with a superb digital camera setup for upcoming merchandise and the brand new POCO group will share extra particulars on it.

POCO prepping for a brand new emblem

It’s now clear that POCO will probably be lead by a separate group. The corporate has even taken down the profile and canopy footage on its social media platforms and posted new footage which have ‘Good day World’ written and which can also be hidden. This provides customers a touch that a large announcement from the model is anticipated quickly.

Btw seems to be like @IndiaPOCO arising with a brand new emblem and banner at their fb web page. pic.twitter.com/uIIB8kEzOk

— Abhishek Bhatnagar (@abhishek) January 17, 2020

POCO F2, F2 Professional, F2 Lite Coming

Based on the newest studies, Xiaomi has filed a trademark for a telephone with POCO F2 title. Individually, one other smartphone by the title POCO X2 has surfaced on Geekbench.

So, the corporate might launch a couple of telephone. There may very well be POCO F2, the flagship one and successor to POCO F1 and POCO X2 or POCO F2 Lite the lite model and doubtless the rebranded Redmi Ok30nand there may very well be one other flagship POCO F2 Professional.

POCO F2, F2 Professional

Identical to the Poco F1 which was launched again in 2018 with Qualcomm’s flagship Snapdragon 845 chipset, POCO F2 might additionally sport a flagship chipset. It’s prone to include Snapdragon 855 plus and even Snapdragon 865 with an aggressive price ticket. Aside from this, we might additionally see a robust battery with quick charging assist.

As per the itemizing on a case maker web site, the POCO F2 was additionally revealed to come back with a triple digital camera set-up on the again together with an in-display fingerprint sensor. The renders additionally reveal that Poco F2’s design might additionally resemble that of the Redmi Ok20 Professional, indicating that the telephone would sport an OLED show as towards Poco F1’s LCD show.

POCO X2 or Poco F2 Lite

The Geekbench itemizing reveals The telephone scores 547 factors within the single-core take a look at and 1,767 factors within the multi-core take a look at. Curiously, these scores are just like what the Redmi Ok30 scored.  So, will POCO X2 be a rebranded model of the Redmi Ok30 smartphone?

Having mentioned that, the Geekbench itemizing refers back to the successor because the POCO X2, operating on Android 10 with 8GB RAM. The title of the motherboard is acknowledged as “phoenixin” which is a codeword we have now encountered earlier than. Final 12 months, codename “phoenix” was revealed to be for the Redmi Ok30 and taking that into consideration, one might argue that the “phoenixin” codename may very well be the Indian variant of the Redmi Ok30.

Xiaomi can presumably go forward and launch the Redmi Ok30 because the POCO X2 in India.