Poco has unveiled the Poco C51, the successor to the Poco C31, as its latest budget smartphone in India. Taking a glance at the design and specs, this smartphone appears to be a rebranded version of the Redmi A2+. Let’s walk through the full specifications, availability, and expected price of Poco C51 in Nepal.
Poco C51 Overview
Design and Display
The Poco C51 has a design that is very identical to the Redmi A2+. Here as well, you get a leather-like texture on the back as well as a fingerprint sensor. With a thickness of 9.1mm and a weight of 191g, the phone is quite big and hefty. It is available in two colors: Power Black and Royal Blue.
Up front, there is a 6.52″ IPS LCD display with a waterdrop notch. This HD+ screen supports 400 nits of peak brightness.
Poco C51 is powered by MediaTek Helio G36. This 4G SoC is based on a 12nm fabrication process and features an octa-core CPU with four Cortex-A53 (@2.2 GHz) and four Cortex-A53 (@1.7 GHz). For graphics, there is an integrated PowerVR GE8320 GPU.
Moving on, the chipset is paired with 4GB of LPDDR4X RAM and 64GB of eMMC 5.1 onboard storage. And the RAM is further expandable up to 7GB via virtual RAM and storage via a dedicated SD card slot.
In terms of software, the Poco C51 boots on Android 13 (Go edition) out of the box, unlike the Android 12 Go Edition on the A2+. For starters, the Go Edition OS uses the Lite version of core Google apps such as Maps, Gallery, Google Search, and Assistant for stressing less on the CPU.
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Coming to the camera department, there is a dual-rear camera setup on the back. The primary lens is an 8MP shooter accompanied by an unspecified depth sensor. At the front, there is a 5MP camera for selfies under the waterdrop notch. You can shoot up to 1080p @ 30fps videos from both front and rear cameras.
Rest of the specs
This budget smartphone from Poco is fueled by a 5000mAh battery with standard 10W charging support. In terms of connectivity, there is support for 4G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, a Micro USB port, and a 3.5mm audio jack. Moreover, there is a single up-firing speaker for audio.
Poco C51 Specifications:
- Display: 6.52-inch IPS LCD panel, HD+ resolution
- Chipset: MediaTek Helio G36 4G (12nm)
- Memory: 4GB LPDDR4X
- Storage: 64GB eMMC 5.1 (expandable)
- Software & UI: Android 13 Go-Edition
- Rear Camera: Dual (with LED flash);
– 8MP f/2.0 primary lens
– Depth sensor
- Front Camera: 5MP f/2.2 (water-drop)
- Biometrics: Rear-mounted fingerprint scanner
- Battery: 5000mAh with 10W Charging
- Color Options: Power Black and Royal Blue
Poco C51 Price in Nepal and Availability
This budget smartphone is priced at INR 8,499 in India for the sole 4/64GB variant. We can expect the price of Poco C51 in Nepal to be NPR 15,999 if and when it launches here.
|Poco C51||Price in India (Official)||Price in Nepal (Expected)|
|4/64GB||INR 8,499||NPR 14,999|
- Meanwhile, check our review of Redmi A1 [Nepali].