Xiaomi’s spin-off Poco is all set to launch a new smartphone in India today. Poco C55 will be released today. The company has already hinted at the release of the phone in a brief commercial. The device is rumoured to be a rebranded variant of Redmi 12C which made its debut in China in January. In addition to this, the upcoming phone has also been spotted listed on a number of certification websites.
The Poco C55 India launch is scheduled to take place today. The company will be hosting a launch event that will go live at 12 noon. The launch event will be live-streamed via company’s official social media platforms and YouTube channel. According to the company the device will be exclusively sold on Flipkart starting at noon.
The firm hasn’t yet disclosed the official price, but according to a previous report, the Poco C55 could launch as a Redmi 12C that has been given a new name. The Redmi phone went on sale in January. It is available in four colour options: Shadow Black, Sea Blue, Mint Green, and Lavender. It comes with three storage configurations: 4GB RAM with 64GB storage, 4GB RAM with 128GB storage, and 6GB RAM with 128GB storage.
A 6.71-inch HD+ screen with a resolution of 1650 x 720 pixels is featured on the Redmi 12C. The display has a 20:6:9 aspect ratio and a maximum brightness of 500 nits. The smartphone has a Mali-G52 GPU and an octa-core MediaTek Helio G85 CPU. The device has eMMC 5.1 flash memory and LPDDR4X RAM. All three of the internal storage options for the Redmi 12C allow for microSD card storage expansion of up to 512GB. The hybrid dual SIM (Nano) slot was present when the phone was released.
The phone’s camera module, which is shaped like a pill, and an LED flash are housed in a square cutout on the back. Next to the camera unit is a fingerprint scanner for biometric verification. A 50-megapixel primary sensor serves as the focal point of the Redmi 12C’s dual rear camera system. A 5-megapixel camera sensor is housed in the phone’s front-facing dewdrop notch.
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