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POCO forays into audio category, launches Pods wireless earbuds in India

POCO's maiden wireless earbuds, called POCO Pods, boast environmental noise cancellation and support for quick charging


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Chinese smartphone brand POCO on Friday forayed into the audio category in India with the launch of the POCO Pods. Priced at Rs 1,199, these POCO’s maiden wireless earbuds boast environmental noise cancellation and support for quick charging. The wireless earbuds, POCO Pods, will be available on e-commerce platform Flipkart starting July 29.

"With a vision to empower every Indian with premium technology, we proudly enter the Indian AIoT space, starting with the launch of POCO Pods. The POCO Pods are a perfect fusion of cutting-edge innovation, seamless connectivity, and unmatched audio performance. We remain committed to delivering extraordinary experiences and introducing an exciting technology portfolio for our users," said Himanshu Tandon, Country Head of POCO India.

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POCO Pods: Features and specifications

The POCO Pods features a 12mm audio driver. The earbuds are rated by the company to offer a battery life of up to 30 hours on a single charge. The earbuds support quick charge, and a 10-minute charge is said to provide the earbuds with a talking time of about 90 minutes.  The pods boast environmental noise cancellation for distraction free experience. The POCO Pods feature touch control. Besides, there is support for Google Fast Pair. Powered by Bluetooth v5.3, the earbuds support Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) mode for efficient connectivity.

Tuned for bass-rich sound, the POCO Pods are said to provide a rich-and-clear sound. Designed to cater to gamers, movie lovers, and music enthusiasts, the earbuds feature low latency of up to 60ms.

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As for the design, the earbuds are sweat-and-splash resistant (IPX4 rated).

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First Published: Jul 28 2023 | 1:46 PM IST

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