12 May 2020
Poco India has confirmed that its first-ever truly wireless earbuds are in the works and will launch in the country soon. While confirming the existence of its first non-smartphone product, Poco didn’t share any other details. POCO India General Manager C. Manmohan tweeted out a poll asking his followers as to which product they’d like to see next. And, shortly after it, the company got the highest vote share on “True wireless in-ears.”
Here's the big news, POCO fans!— POCO India (@IndiaPOCO) April 7, 2020
In the recently concluded poll by our GM @cmanmohan, the 'True wireless in-ears' got the highest vote share. Today, we want to confirm that it is in the works and will be coming to India.
RT to welcome the new category in the #POCO fam! #POCOTWS pic.twitter.com/pL8yPbFuPd
As we said, the specifics of these earbuds are unknown but we can, at least, expect pretty basic things from a product launching under affordable TWS category in 2020, including Bluetooth 5.0 connectivity and low-latency.
Poco phones come at affordable price tags without compromising on the quality and this is what we expect from its first truly wireless earbuds as well. The pair will clearly compete against the newly launched Realme Buds Air which also falls in the affordable TWS earphones category.
Several smartphone manufacturers have started diversifying their portfolio not only to ace the trend but to also stay in the competition which is pretty intensifying. Xiaomi already owns a wide array of products under its segment as it invests in several crowdfunding projects. Realme is the latest brand to join the bandwagon; it recently launched its first fitness brand and is reportedly looking to invest in the Smart TV segment as well. And, now Poco is also trying its luck.
Without having knowledge on the features, we can’t guess the price tag of the Poco true wireless in-ears, but expect the pair to price aggressively.