Poco C55 will launch in India on February 21, the company has confirmed. The arrival of the handset had already been announced by Poco India via a short promotional video. The smartphone has already been spotted on several certification sites. The next Poco C55 in previous reports was supposed to be a rebranded Redmi 12C, which debuted in China in January. The phone, which debuted as the successor to the Redmi 10C, is powered by a MediaTek Helio G85 SoC. The Redmi smartphone, which is available in China in three storage variants, is also expected to release in a global variant soon.
The arrival of the handset was confirmed by Bit India via a tweet. The Poco C55 will launch in India on February 21, according to the firm. The smartphone will be available for purchase exclusively through Flipkart starting at 12 p.m.
The POCO C55 is ready to take the lead in its segment with unparalleled performance. Guess the processor?
Launching February 21 at noon only on @flipkart. Can’t wait? We neither ! 👀 pic.twitter.com/0bIz0qsUXy
— POCO India (@IndiaPOCO) February 18, 2023
As per a precedent reportthe Poco C55 could debut as a rebranded Redmi 12C. The Redmi C-series budget smartphone was launched in China in January. It is sold in three storage configurations – 4GB + 64GB, 4GB + 128GB and 6GB + 128GB and came in four color variants – Shadow Black, Sea Blue, Mint Green and Lavender.
The Redmi 12C sports a 6.71-inch HD+ display (1650 x 720 pixels) with an aspect ratio of 20:6:9 and 500 nits of peak brightness, and it launched with a hybrid dual-SIM slot (Nano ). The device is equipped with a MediaTek Helio G85 octa-core SoC and a Mali-G52 GPU. The device has LPDDR4X RAM and eMMC 5.1 flash memory. The Redmi 12C’s storage can be expanded up to 512GB via microSD card on all three internal storage variants.
The back panel of the phone has a square cutout that houses a unique pill-shaped camera and LED flash. A fingerprint scanner for biometric verification is located next to the camera unit. The Redmi 12C has a dual rear camera setup led by a 50-megapixel main sensor, with a 5-megapixel camera sensor in a dewdrop notch on the front of the handset.