Realme X3 SuperZoom vs Poco F2 Pro / Redmi K30 Pro – Do you want a better camera or better chipset & display?

The Realme X3 SuperZoom is the first phone to launch with a 5x optical periscope zoom at an affordable price point. It is the best Realme camera specification to date, and I found the phone easily outperformed last years Realme X2 Pro with the overall camera performance being better than the flagship X50 Pro. However, … Read more

Pocophone F2 Pro comes to the EU as a rebadged Xiaomi Redmi K30 Pro from €649/£575

The Pocophone/Poco F1 was perhaps one of the best buys in recent years offering incredible value for money and the follow up has been hotly anticipated for over a year. There has been mixed information on whether or not the new Poco F2 will be a rebadged version of the Xiaomi Redmi K30 Pro. Originally … Read more

Poco X2 vs Redmi K30 4G – They will be the same phone with Poco staying in India only.

Recently it has been revealed that the new Pocophone will likely be called the X2. In a teaser from POCO India, the video strongly hints that X will be used in the name Poco India’s General Manager, Manmohan Chandolu, has now also confirmed that the new phone will launch by March of this year. He … Read more

Pocophone F2 incoming as Poco splits off from Xiaomi following the pattern from Redmi, Realme & others

The Xiaomi Pocophone F1 was a whirlwind success shaking up the smartphone market and blurring the lines between affordable mid-range phones and flagships. It was more than just a flagship killer like many brands try and claim, the price was far lower than what you see today from the likes of Realme or other Xiaomi … Read more

Xiaomi Pocophone F1 gets MIUI 11 but no Android 10

The Xiaomi Pocophone F1 is one of the first smartphones to receive MIUI 11 following a successful beta testing just two weeks ago. The newest MIUI 11 software with build number is now seeded to those that participated in the beta test with a wider rollout in the following days if everything goes as planned.  However, … Read more

Xiaomi Redmi K20 Pro vs Pocophone F1: Will the K20 Pro get rebranded as the Poco F2 or Mi 9T?

There have been weeks of hype around the Xiaomi Redmi K20 Pro and consumers remain excited following the launch. Some websites like AliExpress have already listed the phone for import to the UK but with prices of £380.19 to £415.55, they are charging a massive premium. Based on this pre-order price you would probably be … Read more

What are the best Xiaomi Pocophone F1 deals for UK buyers? Now £248 from GearBest – January Update

** Updated 21/01/2019** – added Amazon Price tracker with live prices, and updated GearBest price Gear best currently have a flash sale promo with the Pocophone available for £248 in red with 6GB RAM + 64GB ROM [button link=””] Buy the Xiaomi Pocophone F1 in the flash sale[/button] They also have the 6GB & 128GB model … Read more

Xiaomi opening a UK store soon in London – Finally UK stock of Pocophone F1?

I post about Xiaomi a lot, and for good reason, they produce a huge number of excellent phones and electronics at bargain prices. UK availability is none existant though and with customers having to import products from sites such as Gearbest and Bandgood. Recently Xiaomi has made importing a little harder by preventing their Chinese based phones … Read more