22 July, 2024
Poco X4 Pro 5G

Poco X4 Pro 5G Review: Best Mid-Range Phone?

The Poco X3 Pro was expected to succeed the Poco F1, a favorite of gamers and fans alike. With its Snapdragon 800-series SoC, it did demonstrate its value in games and overall performance, but it wasn’t a standout gadget. The new Poco X4 Pro is the successor to the X3 Pro, although Poco gave it a 600-series 5G SoC rather than a SoC that was as least as powerful as its predecessor.

Poco X4 Pro 5G design

There are three color options for the Poco X4 Pro 5G: Poco Yellow, Laser Blue, and Laser Black. Poco’s design decisions are obviously intended to appeal to a younger audience. The glass rear panel of the X4 Pro 5G is striking and gives the device a premium appearance.

I wouldn’t suggest the Poco X4 Pro to folks who like one-handed use because it is a tall, weighty phone. Due to the rectangular slab utilized for the camera module, which almost fills the whole width of the phone, it weighs 205g and is quite top-heavy.

Poco X4 Pro 5G pricing in India

In April of this year, the Poco X4 Pro was on sale for a starting price of Rs. 18,999. However, as of the time of this review, the variant with 6GB of RAM and 64GB of storage is offered on Flipkart for a starting price of Rs. 16,999. The costs of the other options have also decreased. Currently, the top-end variant with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage is available for Rs. 19,999, while the variation with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage costs Rs. 17,999.

Performance and battery life

In the single-core and multi-core tests on Geekbench, It received results of 686 and 1,949, respectively. The X4 Pro 5G delivered 79 frames per second and 16 frames per second in the GFXBench T-Rex and Car Chase test suites, respectively, while PCMark’s Work 3.0 test yielded a score of 10,509 points.

Poco X4 Pro 5G

Poco X4 Pro 5G cameras

It has three back cameras, the primary of which is a 64-megapixel Samsung ISOCELL GW3 sensor with an f/1.8 aperture. Additionally, it has a 2-megapixel macro camera and an 8-megapixel ultra-wide camera with an f/2.2 aperture. A 16-megapixel selfie camera with an f/2.45 aperture is located on the front. With the exception of the primary camera, which features a 108-megapixel sensor, all cameras are comparable to those of the Redmi Note 11 Pro+.

The camera’s user interface is quite simple, with toggles for AI and HDR and a number of filters. Additional photography options including 64M, Panorama, Long Exposure, and others are available under the “More” menu. Oddly, the Macro camera toggle is located in another menu.

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