POCO C50 India Launch Tipped to Take Place on January 3: Exptected to Feature 5000mAh Battery, Helio A22 SoC

The POCO C50 might be a rebranded Redmi A1+.


  • POCO C50 will be the company’s third C-series smartphone in India.
  • The POCO C50 was earlier spotted on IMEI Database and Google Play Supported device list.
  • The POCO C50 might be a rebranded Redmi A1+.

POCO, back in June, launched an entry-level smartphone – the POCO C40 under its C-series in global markets. The POCO C40 didn’t make it to the Indian market as the brand decided to transition to the 5 series. POCO’s upcoming entry-level smartphone – the POCO C50 has already been spotted on several certification and benchmark websites. Now, a new report by 91mobiles claims that the POCO C50 will make its India debut on January 3.

The upcoming POCO C50 will be POCO’s third smartphone under the POCO C-series in India. To those unaware, the brand already has the POCO C3 and POCO C31 under its entry-level C-series. Let us take a closer look at the details.

POCO C50: All You Need to Know!

The POCO C50 Indian variant, with model number 220733SPI, was earlier spotted on the IMEI database. The smartphone also made an appearance on the Google Play Supported Device list with the model number 220733SPI and codename Snow.

The model number and the codename of the upcoming POCO C50 suggest that POCO might rebrand the Redmi A1+ as the POCO C50. To those unaware, the Redmi A1+ is an entry-level smartphone that was launched a couple of months ago in India. Let us take a quick recap of Redmi A1+ price, specifications, and features.

Redmi A1+: Specifications, Features, and Price

The Redmi A1+ flaunts a 6.52-inch LCD display with an HD+ resolution, 400nits brightness, and scratch-resistant glass. Under the hood, the smartphone sports a quad-core MediaTek Helio A22 processor that brings with it an integrated IMG PowerVR GPU. The smartphone comes in 2GB and 3GB RAM configurations and offers 32GB of internal storage.

The Redmi A1+ comes equipped with a 5000mAh battery unit and 10W charging support. The smartphone offers an 8MP rear camera along with a depth sensor and an LED flash. The selfies are taken care of by a 5MP front shooter. The smartphone features a dedicated micro-SD card slot, a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner, and a micro-USB port.

The Redmi A1+ retails in Black, Light Blue, and Light Green colour options. It weighs 192 grams and measures 164.9 × 76.75 × 9.09mm. It also features a P2i coating that makes it splash-resistant. The smartphone boots Android 12 (Go Edition). Connectivity options of the device include Dual-SIM, 4G, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, and Glonass.

The Redmi A1+ comes in 2GB + 32GB and 3GB + 32GB configurations. The Redmi A1+ 2GB variant is priced at Rs 7499. Whereas, the Redmi A1+ 3GB memory variant costs Rs 8499.

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