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POCO X2 confirmed to get Android 11

Earlier this month, Xiaomi’s sub-brand POCO made a comeback in the smartphone market with the launch of the POCO X2 (first impressions). In India, the device arrived as a rebranded version of the Redmi K30 4G. The POCO X2 is a mid-range smartphone with features like a dual punch-hole display, quad cameras and a 120Hz refresh rate display. Now, the brand’s General Manager C Manmohan said in a tweet that the Poco X2 will receive Android 11 update for the Indian market. Currently, the smartphone ships with the latest Android 10 out of the box. However, POCO hasn’t revealed the timeline for the Android 11 update. 

There’s still time for Android 11’s official rollout, but a developer preview of the OS was released last week. Notably, the POCO F1 has received consistent and timely OS updates since its launch, however, the company hasn’t revealed anything regarding the Android 11 update for the device. 

POCO X2 specifications and featurs

The POCO X2 sports a 6.62-inch IPS LCD display bearing full HD+ resolution. It offers a 120Hz refresh rate panel, HDR10 support and a blue light filter. Both the front and back panel of the smartphone are shielded by Gorilla Glass 5. The POCO X2 features a side-mounted fingerprint scanner.  The device has a dual punch-hole camera cutout that houses a 20MP main snapper accompanied by a 2MP secondary sensor. The back of the phone houses quad cameras in a circular module consisting of a primary 64MP Sony IMX686 sensor, 8MP ultra-wide lens, 2MP macro camera and a 2MP depth shooter. 

The POCO X2 is powered by a Snapdragon 730G chipset coupled with up to 8GB RAM and 256GB onboard storage. It is backed by a 4,500mAh battery unit with support for 27W fast charging. The device is also equipped with a liquid cooling technology that is capable of bringing down internal temperatures. 

The base variant of POCO X2 i.e. 6GB + 64GB retails at Rs 15,999. The 6GB + 128GB and 8GB + 256GB configurations are priced at Rs 16,999 and Rs 19,999 respectively. 

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