Xiaomi Poco X2: Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G chipset at a reasonable price

Xiaomi has introduced poco smartphones. Now it has added a new smartphone in its series after Poco F1. Xiaomi Poco X2 is a less budget smartphone with excellent camera features and has a stunning design. It is best suited for the phrase affordable flagship and even value-for-money. This phone ranges with three variants such as Rs. 16,999 for 6GB/64GB, Rs. 17,999 for 6GB/128GB and Rs. 20,999 for 8GB/256GB. This phone comes in three different colors such as Atlantis Blue, Matrix Purple, Phoenix Red.

Xiaomi Poco X2 is a smartphone that runs on MiUi based on the Android 10 operating system. It has a powerful RAM with good storage space for its users. It is one of the Best Phones Under Rs.20,000. This is the only phone which has a 120Hz refresh rate display under the Rs.20,000 list. Continue reading this article to know more about Xiaomi Poco X2.

Display:

Xiaomi Poco X2 features a 6.67 inches (16.94 cm) IPS LCD display. This phone has 1080 x 2400 pixels screen resolution with 395 PPI. It has 20:9 aspect ratio. This phone has a Bezel-less display with a punch-hole display. It has a Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch on it. The refresh rate is 120Hz and a screen-to-body ratio of 84.83 % along with HDR10, 500 nits type. brightness. The screen of this phone is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass v5  where it avoids the phone getting scratched. The non-slippery rear makes a decent grip.

Screen Size6.67 inches (16.94 cm)
Screen Resolution1080 x 2400 pixels
Aspect Ratio20:9
Bezel-less displayBezel-less display with punch-hole display
Pixel Density395 ppi
Display TypeIPS LCD
Refresh Rate120 Hz
Screen ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass v5
Touch ScreenCapacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

Design:

Xiaomi Poco X2 measures at the height of 165.3 mm, weight of 208 grams, width of 76.6 mm, and a thickness of 8.7 mm. The back of this phone is made up of plastic material. This phone has a splash-proof coating.

Height165.3 mm
Width76.6 mm
Thickness8.7 mm
Weight208 grams
Build MaterialBack: Plastic
WaterproofSplash proof
ColorsAtlantis Blue, Matrix Purple, Phoenix Red

Performance:

Xiaomi Poco X2 runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G chipset which is powered by an octa-core processor at the speed of 2.2GHz. The graphics of this phone is powered by Adreno 618 GPU for continuous gaming and multitasking purposes. This phone offers two variants of 6GB RAM and 8GB RAM with 64GB, 128GB, 256GB internal storage capacity.  The powerful RAM and spacious internal storage make the phone the best choice.

There is an option to expand storage by up to 512GB using the dedicated microSD card slot. It also supports USB OTG.

ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 730G
ProcessorOcta-core (2.2 GHz, Dual-core, Kryo 470 + 1.8 GHz, Hexa Core, Kryo 470)
Architecture64 bit
GraphicsAdreno 618
RAM6GB, 8GB
Internal Memory64GB, 128GB, 256GB
Expandable MemoryExpandable Memory up to 512 GB
USB OTG SupportAvailable

Battery:

Xiaomi Poco X2 offers a good battery life. This phone packs a non-replaceable 4500mAh Li-Polymer battery that supports up to 27W quick charging. When a video is been run on a loop, the phone can last for about 21 hours which is pretty impressive. Screen-on time happened to be about 6 hours even on 120Hz refresh rate which is quite commendable. There is no removable battery in this phone.

Battery Capacity4500 mAh
TypeLi-Polymer
Removable BatteryNo
ChargingFast, 27W
User-ReplaceableNo

Camera:

Looking into the camera, Xiaomi Poco X2 has four rear and two front cameras. The primary 64-megapixel rear camera has an f/1.89 aperture and uses the Sony IMX686 sensor which succeeds in the widely used IMX586. There’s also an 8-megapixel f/2.2 ultra-wide camera, a 2-megapixel macro camera with a 2cm-10cm focal range as well as autofocus, and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. This feature is seen in Redmi Note 8 Pro. Since, there is no optical zoom capability in Poco X2, you may use the zoom control to move to the wide-angle camera.

It is a little hard to swipe through the options such as 64-megapixel, Pro, Portrait, Night, Short Video, and Slow Motion. The primary selfie camera has a 20-megapixel resolution and is accompanied by a 2-megapixel depth sensor. Portrait selfies can be taken and edge detection is good as well. Photos taken from the selfie camera are crisp and detailed with good exposure. The depth sensor in this phone means that background separation on the portrait mode shots is much better than Realme X2 or the Samsung Galaxy A51.

The video recording shoots 960 fps slow-mo video recording along with 4K video at 30 fps.

Rear Camera:

Camera SetupQuad
Resolution64 MP f/1.89 Primary Camera
8 MP f/2.2, Wide Angle, Ultra-Wide Angle Camera
2 MP f/2.4 Camera
2 MP f/2.4, Depth Camera
SensorExmor-RS CMOS Sensor
AutofocusPhase Detection autofocus
Physical ApertureF1.89
Optical Image StabilisationNo
FlashLED Flash
Image Resolution9000 x 7000 Pixels
SettingsExposure compensation, ISO control
Shooting ModesContinuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Burst mode
Camera FeaturesDigital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus
Video Recording3840×2160 @ 30 fps, 1920×1080 @ 60 fps, 1280×720 @ 960 fps

Front Camera:

Camera SetupDual
Resolution20 MP f/2.2 Primary Camera
2 MP f/2.4 Camera
Physical ApertureF2.2
Video Recording1920×1080 @ 30 fps, 1280×720 @ 30 fps

Network and connectivity:

Xiaomi Poco X2 has two hybrid sim slots on the left of the phone, but you need to sacrifice the second sim in case you are using the microSD card. It supports 4G, 3G, 2G. Connectivity options such as VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Mobile Hotspot, Bluetooth, GPS, Glonass, micro USB 2.0 and more. GPRS and EDGE are available in both the sims. There is no NFC available in this phone.

SIM SizeSIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano (hybrid)
Network Support4G, 3G, 2G
VoLTEAvailable
SIM 14G Bands: TD-LTE 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5)
3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS: Available
EDGE: Available
SIM 24G Bands: TD-LTE 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5)
3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS: Available
EDGE: Available
SAR ValueHead: 1.080 W/kg, Body: 0.620 W/kg
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz
Wi-Fi FeaturesMobile Hotspot
Wi-Fi CallingYes
Bluetooth v5.0
GPSwith A-GPS, Glonass
USB ConnectivityMass storage device, USB charging
NFCNo

Multimedia:

FM RadioAvailable
SoundLoudspeaker, 3.5 mm audio jack

Sensors:

Xiaomi Poco X2 has fingerprint sensors and it is on the side of the phone. There are other sensors available such as Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope.

Fingerprint SensorAvailable
Fingerprint Sensor PositionSide
Other SensorsLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope

Xiaomi Poco X2 FAQs:

1. What is the Price of Xiaomi Poco X2 in India?

Xiaomi Poco X2 price in India starts from Rs. 16,999 for 6GB/64GB, Rs. 17,999 for 6GB/128GB and Rs. 20,999 for 8GB/256GB.

2. When was Xiaomi Poco X2 launched in India?

Xiaomi Poco X2 launched in India on February 11, 2020.

3. What is the screen size of Xiaomi Poco X2?

The screen size of Xiaomi Poco X2 is 6.67 inches (16.94 cm).

4. What is the screen resolution of Xiaomi Poco X2?

The screen resolution of Xiaomi Poco X2 is 1080 x 2400 pixels.

5. What are the colors available in Xiaomi Poco X2?

The colors available in Xiaomi Poco X2 are Atlantis Blue, Matrix Purple, Phoenix Red.