Poco has entered the inexpensive audio market with the release of its first TWS, the Poco Pods, in India. The new earbuds include a variety of standout features such as ENC, a low latency mode, and more to compete with alternatives from firms such as boAt and Noise, among others. Check out the information below.
Specs and Features
The Poco Pods are in-ear headphones that come in a compact, oval-shaped charging case. The earbuds have 12mm drivers, which are designed to provide clear and detailed audio while producing a powerful bass output.
Environmental Noise Cancellation (ENC) technology will assist eliminate background noises during calls, resulting in clearer audio quality. Taking calls in a crowded market will not be as hectic as it appears.
Himanshu Tandon, Country Head of POCO India, commented on the announcement, saying, “With a vision to empower every Indian with premium technology, we proudly enter the Indian AIoT space, beginning with the launch of POCO Pods.” The POCO Pods combine cutting-edge innovation, seamless connectivity, and unrivaled audio performance. We remain dedicated to providing exceptional experiences and bringing an interesting technological portfolio for our users.”
The Poco Pods are designed to deliver up to 30 hours of playback time on a single charge. Fast charging is also supported, which can result in up to 90 minutes of listening time in just 10 minutes. Low latency of up to 60ms is also provided, resulting in fewer lags during gaming and even movie streaming.
For faster pairing, the TWS also supports Bluetooth 5.3 (Bluetooth Low Energy) and Google’s Fast Pair. Touch controls are available for a variety of functions. Tap twice to change tracks, and tap three times to play/pause songs and answer calls. You’ll also be able to skip tracks and decline phone calls. The earphones are also sweat and splash resistant, with an IPX4 grade.
Price and Availability
The Poco Pods earbuds cost Rs 1,199 and will be available for purchase on Flipkart from July 29. The TWS is available in Midnight Groove, which has touches of the company’s distinctive yellow color. We don’t know if there will be more colors available.