POCO C50 Confirmed to be Available Via Flipkart; Expected to Launch Soon in India

Highlights

  1. The POCO C50 will be the third C-series phone in India
  2. It is likely a rebadged Redmi A1+
  3. The C50 could run Android 12 (Go Edition)

POCO is gearing up for the launch of the C50. The company has not officially confirmed the launch date but is expected to unveil its new budget smartphone soon. The POCO C50 will launch as a successor to the C40. However, that phone did not launch in India. The official launch date is yet to be announced. While we wait for some official details from the brand, a Flipkart teaser has hinted at an imminent launch of the phone.

The Flipkart teaser image also reveals the camera module details of the C50. Let’s take a look at the POCO C50 specifications, features and other details known ahead of its launch.

POCO C50 India Launch Imminent

The POCO C50 will debut as the company’s new budget smartphone soon. It is confirmed to be available for purchase via Flipkart. The Flipkart teaser does not reveal the date but reveals that the phone is coming soon to India. It also reveals the camera setup details of the phone. The C50 will launch with a dual-camera setup on the back. The teaser shows two cutouts, one of them seems like a depth sensor. 

As per reports, the POCO C50 will launch on January 3 in India. The phone is also said to be a rebadged version of the Redmi A1+, which was launched earlier this year.

If true, the phone will sport a 6.52-inch IPS LCD with an HD+ resolution and a standard 60Hz refresh rate. There will be a waterdrop notch at the top for the front camera. The phone’s display is also said to offer up to 400 nits of peak brightness.

Under the hood, the phone could feature a MediaTek Helio A22 SoC. It is likely to be paired with an integrated IMG PowerVR GPU, at least 2GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage. The phone could arrive with 3GB/ 4GB RAM options with 64GB storage as well. There will be a 5000mAh battery. The budget smartphone will offer 10W charging support. The charger is likely to be provided in the box.

The rear camera setup could feature an 8MP main camera and a 2MP depth sensor. It is also likely to come with a 5MP front camera. For biometrics, the phone will come with a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner. 

It is likely to run Android 12 (Go Edition) out of the box. The phone should weigh about 192 grams and measure about 9mm in terms of thickness. The C50 should be priced under Rs 10,000 in India. What are your thoughts about the upcoming POCO smartphone? Let us know in the comments section below.