POCO X6 series India launch today: time, how to watch online, expected specs, price

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • POCO X6  series and POCO X6 Pro prices in India will be revealed today during the launch event.
  • The phones are confirmed to debut with HyperOS in India.
  • POCO X6 5G is expected to get the Snapdragon 7s Gen 2 SoC while the X6 Pro will be powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 8300-Ultra.
  • After several teasers, leaks, and rumours, the POCO X6 5G and POCO X6 Pro 5G are finally set to launch globally and in India today i.e. Thursday, January 11th. The POCO X6 Pro, in particular, will bring a brand new chipset previously unseen in India as well as the new HyperOS software, among other things. Take a quick look at the POCO X6 5G series launch event time, how to watch online, and everything else we know about the phones so far.
  • POCO X6 series launch event time: how to watch online

  • The POCO Global YouTube channel has put out a livestream video link that will go live at 5:30 PM IST. POCO will be announcing the POCO M6 Proglobally as well, but this phone won’t be coming to India right now. Here’s the live stream link:
  • POCO X6 series price (expected)
  • The company has already revealed that the phones will be available on Flipkart among other outlets. Their official India price will be revealed during the launch event, so stay tuned for that.
  • As per a leaked Amazon UAElisting, the POCO X6 Pro with 12GB RAM and 512GB storage could be priced at AED 1,299 (around Rs 29,469).

POCO X6 5G specifications (expected)

  • Display:POCO X6 could sport a 6.67-inch 1.5K 120Hz AMOLED screen.
  • Processor:Under the hood, there could be a Snapdragon 7s Gen 2 SoC.
  • Memory: It could retail in a 12GB RAM and a 256GB ROM variant among other options.
  • Software:The phone could run on Android 14-based MIUI 14 software.
  • Battery: A 5,100mAh battery could keep the clock ticking backed by a 67W adapter.
  • Cameras:On the back of the phone, you could get a 64MP sensor, an 8MP sensor, and a 2MP sensor. On the front, there could be a 16MP selfie snapper.

POCO X6 Pro specifications (expected)

  • Display:The POCO X6 series could launch with a 6.67-inch OLED 1.5K 120Hz panel.
  • Processor:The POCO X6 series device will be powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 8300-Ultra
  • Cameras:The  POCO X6 series could bring a 64MP+8MP+2MP triple rear camera setup and a 16MP selfie taker.
  • Memory:The POCO X6 series phone could come with up to 16GB LPDDR5x RAM and 1TB UFS4.0 storage.
  • Software:The POCO X6 Pro is will run on Android 14-based HyperOS.
  • Battery:The internals could consist of a 5,500mAh battery with 90W fast charging capability.

Key Specs

POCO X6 5G
Qualcomm Snapdragon 7S Gen 2 | 8 GBProcessor
6.67 inches (16.94 cm)Display
64 MP + 8 MP + 2 MPRear camera
16 MPSelfie camera
5100 mAhBattery

After several leaks and speculations, POCO has now officially confirmed that the upcoming X6 series is set to arrive in India on January 11th. The series is expected to include two models – POCO X6 and POCO X6 Pro.

It is worth noting that the announcement comes after a Flipkart teaser recently appeared online mentioning the POCO X6 series launch date. On the other hand, ahead of the launch, the pricing and specifications of the Pro variant and POCO M6 Pro 4G have also surfaced online.

POCO X6 series India launch date

  • Via an official press release, the smartphone brand has confirmed that the POCO X6 series is scheduled for release in India at 5:30 PM on January 11th, 2024.
  • POCO also mentioned that the upcoming launch will mark the introduction of the MediaTek Dimensity 8300-Ultra SoCto the Indian market, featuring on the POCO X6 Pro.
  • A Flipkart teaser also suggests that the POCO X6 series will be launched in India on January 11th.
  • Recent leaked renders indicate that the X6 Pro might share similarities with the recently launched Redmi K70e in China.
  • Meanwhile, media reports suggest that the POCO X6 series is set to make its global debut in India.

POCO X6 Pro 5G, M6 Pro 4G price, specifications

The POCO X6 Pro 5G and M6 Pro 4G have appeared on Amazon UAE listings, unveiling specific specifications and pricing information for both devices. Take a look at the details.

Leaked pricing details

  • The listing on Amazon reveals that the upcoming POCO X6 Pro, equipped with 12GB RAM and 512GB internal storage, is priced at AED 1,299 (approx Rs 29,469).
  • On the other hand, the POCO M6 Pro 4G, with the same storage variant, is listed for AED 899 (approx Rs 20,394) on the Amazon UAE.

POCO X6 Pro 5G specs

  • Display:Via the listing, it has been revealed that the POCO X6 Pro will showcase a 6.67-inch 1.5K LTPS 120Hz display.
  • Chipset:As anticipated, the upcoming X6 Pro 5G will be powered by a MediaTek Dimensity 8300 Ultra processor.
  • Storage:The POCO X6 Pro 5G will boast 12GB RAM along with a 512GB storage capacity, as per the listing.
  • Rear cameras:The Amazon listing indicates a triple-lens rear camera setup, including a 67MP main sensor with OIS, an 8MP ultrawide lens, and a 2MP macro sensor.
  • OS:The POCO X6 Pro 5G will run on Android 13 OS.
  • Battery:The upcoming phone is expected to feature a 5,000mAh battery that supports 67W fast charging.

POCO M6 Pro 4G specs

  • Display:The affordable POCO M6 Pro 4G will come with a 6.67-inch FullHD+ POLED display featuring a 120Hz refresh rate.
  • Chipset:The 4G phone will be equipped with the MediaTek Helio G99 processor, according to the Amazon listing.
  • Rear cameras:The POCO M6 Pro 4G will likely sport a 64MP OIS AI triple camera setup.
  • Selfie camera:The M6 Pro 4G might pack a 16MP camera on the front.
  • Storage:This smartphone will likely also offer 12GB RAM and 512GB internal storage.
  • OS:Like the POCO X6 Pro, the M6 Pro 4G will operate on Android 13.
  • Battery:The POCO M6 Pro 4G will house a 5,000mAh battery, supporting fast 67W charging technology.
    • The vanilla POCO X6 is expected to feature the Snapdragon 7s Gen 2 SoC.
    • The POCO X6 Pro is believed to be a rebrand of the Redmi K70e.
    • Interestingly, the Redmi K70e is the only other Xiaomi phone to feature the MediaTek Dimensity 8300-Ultra chipset.
    • This suggests the POCO X6 Pro will be a rebranded Redmi K70e, while the POCO X6 could be a rebadge of the Redmi Note 13 Pro.
    • The post on X doesn’t reveal or tease the launch timeline but recent reports suggest the POCO X6 might debut in the country in January.

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