The POCO X2 Smartphone is the one of the best mid-range premium segment smartphones in around Rs. 20000 price segments. POCO X2 featured on top with MIUI 11 UI based on Android 10 operating system and updated with March 2020 security patch. Here I share the top 10 best features of POCO X2 mobile phone.  

10: Locking & Unlocking Smartphone

In a Smartphone locking & unlocking the screen should to be hassle free for best user experience. In this case, POCO X2 has best features which helps for best experience on locking & unlocking the screen. The POCO X2 mobile comes with side-mounted fingerprint scanning. So, by default to unlock the device using side-mounted fingerprint scanner is sometimes difficult and it not be comfortable too. Because, by default you have to press the power button to unlock the device via fingerprint scanning also, the POCO X2 is comes with huge 6.55-inch screen and the placement of fingerprint scanner is in-adequate. So, it quite difficult to lock & unlock the screen on one-hand usage.

But to solve this, POCO X2 brings the feature in the Settings > Password & Security > and go to the fingerprint option with your default password. Here has an option “Fingerprint recognition method” just change that from press to touch. That’s it, here after you can unlock the device by just touching the sensor instead of pressing the button.
Also, Using Poco X2 you can lock & wake the screen by just double tapping on the screen. To manage this feature, go to Settings > Lock Screen and enable the Double tap to wake Feature and then go to settings > Home Screen to enable the option Double tap to lock the screen feature.
Then, it also, having a Raise to Wake feature and it further helps to wake the screen whenever you raise the POCO X2 mobile. So, by this feature, you can easily unlock the mobile using the face recognition method instantly.

9. Managing Notifications in Lock Screen

Using this feature, you can manage whether the notification content need to show or not in locked screen. To manage this feature, Go to Settings > Password & security and open Face Unlock by putting your default password. Here enables the option “Show notification details after verifying face data”.

Also, enable these two options in settings,

  1. Wake Lock Screen for notification” under Settings > Lock Screen
  2. Allow Face Unlock When Screen lights Up” under settings > Password & Security & Face Recognition.
This will allow the face recognition to unlock your device when screen lights up on receiving notifications.

8. Display Features

The Poco X2 is sports with huge 6.67-inch FHD+ display based on IPS LCD panel. But is has higher screen refresh rate of 120Hz also, you can manage this feature under Settings > Display > refresh rate. Higher screen refresh rate gives you fast & smooth scrolling in display but increases the battery consumption.

Also, it has Dark mode feature it gives you good viewability and readability on daily usage. You enable or disable the Dark mode feature here also; you can schedule as per your wish.
Similarly, around the display you can capture screenshot by swiping down with three fingers and also you can take long screenshot on taping the scroll option after taking screenshot. Then, it has split screen feature too, just go to recent apps page and there you’ll see the Split screen, just select and drag an app in the second screen and that’s it.

7. POCO Launcher Features

Firstly, let me know, which launcher are you using, whether default mobile launcher or a third-party launcher in the poll in I button. Well, the POCO launcher has best features like, show search bar in the App drawer option by enabling this feature the search bar automatically pops up when opening the App drawer. Manage this option under Settings > Home Screen > “Show Search bar in the App drawer”.

Also, you can sort the Apps in App icon color wise by enabling the options under Home screen settings > App drawer & enable the option “Group icons by Color”. Likewise, if you don’t want to see this App vault page in the home screen you can remove this in-Home Screen settings > Home screen and disable the option “Turn on App vault”.

6. Features in Camera

The Poco X2 is a first smartphone till now in India equipped with Sony IMX686 sensor and it’s a real 64MP camera resolution. It outputs good photos in all modes. It has a feature of Anti banding by adjusting this option you can reduce the lines on captured photos like displays & screens.

Also, by double press the volume down button you can capture photos by accessing the camera application directly even on the locked screen. To enable this feature head into Settings > Lock screen and at last here is the option, just enable this option and That’s it.
By default, the camera application will open only in Photo mode. But in camera settings just enable the option “Save Previous Mode”. This will help to keep the mode which you used lastly before closing camera application on every time you opening the camera. So, it will be help full if you’re wish in taking portrait always means if you set in portrait mode before closing means it opens next time with portrait setting mode.

5. One-Handed & Quick Ball Feature

One-handed mode will really helpful on single hand usage. You can easily enable this feature under Settings > Additional Settings > and enable the one-handed mode. The one-handed mode has different display sizes like 3.5, 4.0 & 4.5-inches.

Now if you’re using buttons navigation means swipe from the left or right from the home button as per your wish. And to go back to normal screen tap anywhere outside of the one-handed screen. If you’re using Gesture navigation means you can enable using Quick Ball feature.

Quick ball feature

To enable Quick ball feature, just go to Quick ball option in the same Additional setting and enable the option “Turn on quick ball”. The Quick ball feature is similar to Apple Assistive touch, Vivo Easy touch etc.
So, using Quick ball you can manage your all needed shortcuts like most used apps, lock screen, one-handed mode, recent apps, screenshot, split screen and so on. Here is the list of shortcuts available through Quick ball. Also, you can customize Quick ball like changing gesture style, hide automatically in selected apps, move aside when entering to Fullscreen, stick to edge after 3 seconds activity and show on lock screen feature.

4. Button Features

By default, you’ll get the button options for navigation after unboxing. But it has more useful features & shortcuts in the Button navigation. First of all, to enable the buttons navigation, go to settings > Additional settings > Full screen display and here you can enable the buttons. Also, you can change the back & recent buttons using the mirror buttons option.

Then go to back to Additional settings, select Buttons shortcut and here you can make shortcuts as per your wish for launch camera, taking screenshot, Google assistant, turn off screen, turn on torch, close current app, split screen, and show menu.
Then you can automatically disable navigation buttons for selected wish as per your wish. Also, in this setting option you can enable the Google Assistant on press and hold the 0.5s to turn ON.

3. Gesture Features

Using the Gesture features is actually giving you a smooth touch experience on the Poco X2 120Hz refresh rate display. To enable the full view display, go settings > Additional Settings > Full Screen Display & here select the Full Screen gestures.

Then you can automatically disable navigation buttons for selected wish as per your wish. Also, in this setting option you can enable the Google Assistant on press and hold the 0.5s to turn ON.

3. Gesture Features

Using the Gesture features is actually giving you a smooth touch experience on the Poco X2 120Hz refresh rate display. To enable the full view display, go settings > Additional Settings > Full Screen Display & here select the Full Screen gestures.

Using Full screen gesture, navigate just by soft swiping from the bottom to go Home screen, then swipe from the left side or right side to go back/previous page and to see recent app list just swipe from the bottom and hold on for a while. Full Screen Gestures will give you a full screen view experience and easy to go back, home & accessing recent apps. Also, for shortcuts you can use quick ball features for immediate accessing.

2. Switch Between Two Apps

After enabling the full screen gestures in settings > Additional Settings > Full Screen Display. Now enable the option “Go back to previous app”. Here after you can switch between two apps by swiping from the left or right and hold on for a While. It’s like an ALT + TAB shortcut in Windows. This is really one of the best features for random apps users in Realtime.


1. Dual Accounts Login

This is my most favorite feature in Poco X2 mobile and also, it really helps in terms of privacy. Firstly, head in to settings > Special Features. Now select the option “Second space” and tap on Turn on Second Space

After created, now continue with password and set the password for second space. Also, you set the fingerprint for second space for faster switching between two spaces. But, set fingerprint that not used in the first space for better switching between two spaces. Similarly, do the same for passwords too. After setting password that’s it second space is now created.
Now you can access two space with two different passwords & fingerprints. You can switch main account & second space by entering the main password & second space password respectively. So, based on the password or fingerprint you’re using the account switched accordingly.
To manage second space, firstly, go to settings > Special Features and select Second Space. Now here you can able to access some features like, changing passwords, fingerprints, showing private messages in second spaces too, and also, you can move data’s like photos and other files between two spaces as per your wish.
This feature will really helpful to keep your files, photos in more privately. If anyone ask your mobile also, you can give them by just unlocking with the second space encryption. So, you will no need to worry for your privacy using this feature.
Finally, to sum it up these are all the features are the Top 10 features of POCO X2. Actually, I maximum covered with the related features too. So, it will be more useful to you also, gives you a best user experience.