POCO X4 Pro Gaming Review: POCO is the gaming segment smartphone, introduced by Xiaomi. Initially, it started with premium flagships but lately, it entered into a budget smartphones segment to offer a good gaming experience.
Previous model: POCO X3 Pro didn’t stand up to the expectations of the users. Hope it would be worth purchasing the newer model for gaming. Let’s deep dive into POCO X4 Pro 5G specifications to know it in more detail.
POCO X4 Pro 5G Specifications And Gaming Review
Display & OS
POCO X4 Pro comes with a 6.67 inches AMOLED display, which will give a decent gaming experience. It has a pixel density of 395ppi for better quality and holds a refresh rate of 120Hz.
Playing games at a higher refresh rate gives a rich gaming experience. While playing high-end games, it is recommended to play on phones having more than a 90Hz refresh rate.
It has Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection, packed with Android 11. The exceptional thing about the POCO segment is that it provides separate MIUI updates. So this smartphone has MIUI 13 for POCO.
Processor & RAM
POCO X4 Pro is powered by Octa-core Qualcomm SM6375 Snapdragon 695 5G (6 nm) chipset. Snapdragon 695 allows you to perform tasks faster which includes quick apps response and faster gaming. It has been paired with 6GB/8GB RAM (RAM is used to boost system responsiveness and improve frame rates).
Camera & Battery
Finally got the POCO X4 Pro 5G which POCO is positioning as its all-rounder phone under ₹20K range.
Design seems to have been majorly improved compared to the POCO X3 Pro. I like the Blue color option but Yellow is probably cooler.
Comes with 67W Charger ⚡️ in-box, thankfully. pic.twitter.com/DmmpAJQRJV
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Packed with a triple camera of 108 MP (Primary) + 8 MP (Wide-Angle) + 2 MP (Macro) and a front camera of 16 MP. It can be used both as a camera smartphone and as a gaming device.
As introduced in the gaming segment, POCO is always concerned about the battery capacity and charging speed. This time it comes up with a 5000mAh Li-Po battery and a 67W Superfast charging. It can charge up to 70% in 22 min and 100% in 41 min (as per the advertisement).
X4 Pro Price In India
Xiaomi kept this smartphone under a budget-gaming smartphone segment. Price range starting from ₹22,999 for 6GB RAM + 64GB storage and 6GB RAM + 128GB storage will be priced at 23,999. The higher end model: 8GB RAM + 128GB storage costs ₹25,999.
POCO X4 Pro vs Other Smartphones: Gaming Review
*We consider every feature from a gaming standpoint in all comparisons.
1. POCO X4 Pro 5G vs Redmi Note 11 Pro 5G
smartphone comparison: Poco X4 Pro 5G vs Redmi Note 11 Pro 5G: How the two 5G-enabled smartphones compare https://t.co/qvdz7VfQur
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- The price for 8GB varient of POCO X4 Pro is ₹25,999 but Redmi Note 11 Pro priced at ₹24,999.
- Redmi Note 11 Pro offer Super AMOLED screen but POCO X4 offers AMOLED screen.
Conclusion: Redmi Note 11 Pro offers slightly better features than POCO X4 Pro with lesser price.
2. POCO X4 Pro 5G vs Vivo T1 5G
- In comparison, the price of the 8GB variant of the POCO X4 Pro is ₹25,999 while that of the Vivo T1 is ₹23,990.
- POCO X4 offers AMOLED display whereas Vivo T1 offers IPS display.
- POCO X4 Pro runs Android 11, while VIVO T1 features Android 12.
Conclusion: POCO X4 Pro stands out in this comparison because of its AMOLED display.
3. POCO X4 Pro 5G vs iQOO Z3 5G
- In comparison, the price of the 8GB variant of the POCO X4 Pro is ₹25,999 while that of the iQOO Z3 is ₹24,990.
- POCO X4 offers AMOLED display whereas iQOO Z3 offers IPS display.
- iQOO Z3 is packed with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 785G whereas POCO X4 Pro comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 695.
Conclusion: iQOO Z3 completely beats POCO X4 for gaming as well as in budget POV.
So these are the major competitors in the market that can give tough competition to POCO X4 Pro 5G in the Gaming segment. It is a budget gaming smartphone so it won’t serve the best experience while playing. But, it puts out good and decent gaming feel to players.