According to a tweet from the company’s product marketing manager Angus Kai Ho Ng, Poco may soon launch a new mid-range smartphone that will compete with OnePlus Nord. The tweet only asks fans whether they are willing to buy OnePlus Nord or wait for the new Poco smartphone, which indicates that the new phone will become a competitor to OnePlus’ latest mid-range products in terms of performance and price. visible. In addition, the official Poco Global account replied to the tweet to some extent, confirming the upcoming Poco smartphone.
Angus Kai Ho Ng shared this tweet with the hashtag “#POCOcomingsoon”, which directly mentioned OnePlus Nord. This indicates that the new Poco smartphone will likely target the same market as OnePlus Nord. Although the tweet did not reveal more information, the Poco Global account Reply To this end, jokingly confirmed the existence of the upcoming smartphone.
As of now, there is no information available for upcoming mobile phones, just “coming soon”. This new phone may be a renamed version of an existing Xiaomi smartphone, or it may be a new phone.
Speaking of the goal of this phone, OnePlus Nord plans to start selling in India tomorrow (August 6). It will be available in two configurations, namely 8GB + 128GB, priced at Rs. 27,999 and 12GB + 256GB are priced at Rs. 29,999. The 6GB + 64GB version will be on sale in India in late September at a price of Rs. 24,999. The upcoming Poco smartphones are expected to have similar prices.
Another competitor in this area is the newly released Pixel 4a, which will be launched in India in October. As of now, Google has not priced the country, but this phone is priced at US$349 (about Rs 26,100) in the United States.
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