— POCO India (@IndiaPOCO) January 24, 2020
POCO India General Manager C Manmohan said, “We will launch our new phone next month. We will start online and then progress to additional channels.” He also added that Poco has started the process of becoming an independent legal identity in the nation.
Reports suggest that even though Poco will operate separately from Xiaomi, it won’t abandon it completely. It will continue to use its brand presence, the data center to store its private data, and of course the after-sales service.
Coming back to the phone, the Poco X2 won’t be a flagship smartphone. According to XDA Developers, the global variant of Redmi K30 4G will be rebranded to the Poco X2. It is codenamed “phoenixin” and if a third-party reseller is to be believed, he recently listed the Redmi K30 4G with a global ROM, but it was named as Poco X2. The bad news here is that the K30 4G comes with a Snapdragon 730G, which means that the Poco X2 will be a mid-ranger.
Let’s all take these rumors with a pinch of salt as the official launch scheduled for next month will confirm the authenticity of the same.