Xiaomi’s new sub-brand Poco has managed to create quite a stir with the Poco F1. The handset sets a new benchmark for performance and value for money by packing flagship specs in a device that costs only Rs 20,000/$300. Even better, unlike most Xiaomi smartphones, the Poco F1 is launching in Europe and other major markets as the Pocophone F1 as well.
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Xiaomi has been on a roll in India. After the success of the Redmi Note 5 Pro from earlier this year, the company recently launched the Mi A2 in the country. The Mi A2 is the successor of Xiaomi’s first Android One device from last year, the Mi A1. The handset builds on the Redmi Note 5 Pro and offers a more powerful internal and camera experience.
The Vivo V9 is the Chinese company’s latest flagship smartphone in India. Priced at around Rs 25,000, it does not carry a flagship pricing but tries to offer every possible feature that you usually get in a flagship phone.
The Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro from Xiaomi go on sale in India from later this week. Given the hype surrounding them and the consumer interest, the Redmi Note 5 and Note 5 Pro are going to sell like hotcakes much like its predecessor, the Redmi Note 4.
The Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL might not look like outstanding handsets on paper but once you start using either of them, you will realize what a workhorse they are. Right from their camera to their battery life their daily performance, its really hard to find faults in the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL.
The Honor 7X is Huawei’s latest mid-range smartphone to have hit the markets. Available in the United States, Europe, India, China and other key markets of the world, the Honor 7X features all the key ingredients for a 2018 budget mid-range smartphone: an 18:9 display with minimal bezels, dual-camera setup at the rear and powerful internals.
Last month, Xiaomi launched its cheapest budget handset in India: the Redmi 5A. The successor to the Redmi 4A from last year, the Redmi 5A features largely the same specs as its predecessor but features an improved build quality and a lower price tag.
The OnePlus 5T is the ‘T’ successor to the excellent OnePlus 5 from earlier this year. While the handset sports largely the same specifications as the 5, OnePlus have made some key design improvements and added some noteworthy new features.
Riding high on the success of the Redmi 4, Redmi Note 4, and the Mi A1, Xiaomi launched the Redmi Y1 and Y1 Lite in India. The handsets are aimed to take advantage of Xiaomi’s aggressive offline retail expansion in recent times and are primarily targeted at selfie lovers and tier-2 and tier-3 cities.
Xiaomi and Google surprised everyone last month by unveiling the Mi A1, a mid-range Android One handset with a dual-camera setup at the rear. Being an Android One handset, the Mi A1 runs on an almost stock build of Android 7.1 Nougat with a promise of speedy Android updates from Google and Xiaomi.