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Poco could quickly come out with a brand new mid-tier smartphone that can be a rival to the OnePlus Nord, in accordance to a tweet by Poco’s marketing manager and global spokesperson, Angus Kai Ho Ng. The tweet simply asks followers if they might go for the OnePlus Nord or expect a brand new Poco smartphone, indicating that the brand new Poco phone shall be a competitor to the most recent mid-tier beast providing by OnePlus, whether or not when it comes to efficiency or value, stays to be seen.
Additionally, the official Poco Global account replied to the tweet, in a method, confirming an upcoming Poco smartphone. Poco’s tweet seems to suggest that it might be a while before the device is announced officially. Although, there’s no further information about the upcoming Poco phone. However, now that the official marketing machinery is up and running, it’s only a matter of time before we get more detail on this.
This year, Poco has already released three smartphones, including the flagship Poco F2 Pro. The other two devices are Poco X2 and the Poco M2 Pro which fall into mid-ranger category. However, what has upset many avid Poco fans is that all three phones are rebranded Redmi phones with some minor tweaks. The F2 Pro is basically a transformed version of Redmi K30 Pro 5G, while the Poco X2 is a rebranded Redmi K30. The Poco M2 Pro, meanwhile, is a little tweaked Redmi Note 9 Pro.
Talking about the competition, OnePlus Nord is on sale in India beginning today, August 6. It is available in two configurations namely 8GB + 128GB priced at Rs. 27,999 and 12GB + 256GB priced at Rs. 29,999. The 6GB + 64GB variant will go on sale in India later in September and is priced at Rs. 24,999. The upcoming Poco smartphone can also be expected to have similar pricing and will also likely be a brand-engineered Redmi phone.
We still don’t know which exact device Xiaomi is planning to rebrand as the next Poco phone. Well, we’ll hopefully get more information soon. So which Redmi device do you think it will be?