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Poco-branded laptops could launch in India soon

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Poco may enter the laptop space in India very soon. According to leakster Mukul Sharma, two new laptop batteries (R15B02W, R14B02W) have now received the Indian BIS certification and are marked under the Poco brand.

Poco has launched multiple devices this year after becoming an independent brand of Xiaomi. The devices, however, has been just phones. The company did tease Poco Pop Buds, but the TWS earbuds are yet to see the light of the day. It is being speculated Poco may expand its portfolio early next year.

It is worth noting that Xiaomi has already forayed into the laptop space in India. The company launched Mi Notebook 14 series in June this year. The laptops were launched for a starting price of 41,999. As 91Mobiles point out, it is not clear whether Poco laptops will be completely different from Xiaomi’s or another rebranded device.

Bonus: Asus’ new laptops in India

Asus on Thursday launched a new range of laptops in the country. The new devices are part of ZenBook and VivoBook series. Pricing of the new laptops starts at 42,990.

Apart from Asus, Nokia-branded laptop has also debuted in the Indian market. Launched by Flipkart, Nokia PureBook X14 laptop is aimed at the entry-level segment. It is priced at 59,990.

Some of the top features of the Nokia laptop are a 14-inch full HD screen, Dolby Vision, Dolby Atmos support for headphones, Intel i5 10th-gen quad-core processor with up to 4.2Ghz Turbo Frequency, 12GB NVMe SSD storage, and an HD IR webcam with support for Windows Hello face unlock.