The wildly popular Pocophone F1 has a successor, the POCO F2 Pro. Pocophone F1 was brought to everyone’s attention for its top of the line specifications coupled with a mid-ranger price-tag. POCO F2 Pro follows suit with top of the line specifications and goes for €499 for the 6GB/128GB and €599 for the 8GB/256GB variant.
We all thought this was going to be called Pocophone F2 but Xiami chose to go with POCO F2 Pro to spice things up. Everyone is adding “Pro” to their smartphones nowadays to get the attention of users with the hope of selling more units. Apple introduced this strategy to its high-end smartphones, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max.
Here are the POCO F2 Pro Specifications:
|Display||– 6.67 Inches|
– 2400 × 1080 screen resolution
– Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
– 1200nit max brightness
– 100% DCI-P3 Wide Color Gamut
– 5000000:1 contrast ratio
|Main Camera||Quad Camera set-up|
– 64MP Main Camera, Sony IMX686 sensor
– 13MP ultra-wide-angle camera
– 5MP Telemacro camera
– 2MP depth sensor camera
Can record 8K video at 30fps, 4K at 60fps, and 960fps slow-motion video at 1080p.
|Front Camera||– 20MP |
– 120fps slow motion
– 30W fast charging
|Processor||– Snapdragon 865|
– Andreno 650 GPU
|Memory||– 6 GB LPDDR4X (128 GB variant)|
– 8GB LPPDDR5 (256 GB variant)
|Storage||– 128 GB UFS 3.0|
-256 GB UFS 3.1
|Software||– Android 10 |
– Poco Launcher 2.0
|Sensors||– Under screen fingerprint sensor|
– Proximity Sensor
|Connectivity||– 3.5mm audio jack|
– 5G, Dual 4G VoLTE
– Wi-Fi 6 802.11 ax
– Bluetooth 5.1
– USB Type-C
– Neon Blue
|Dimensions||163.3 x 75.4 x 8.9 mm|
|Price||– €499 for 6GB/128GB|
– €599 for 8GB/256GB
Pocketnow notes that Xiaomi added a Super Bluetooth chip + Bluetooth 5.1 that is supposed to expand the range to 400 meters with low latency and no disconnection. It is quite notable seeing such features in a phone with such great pricing.
This smartphone is basically Redmi K30 Pro with a POCO launcher in place of the one that comes with Redmi K30 Pro, Mi UI.
Most of the features are definitely in line with those in my 2020 Smartphone Features prediction article. With reasonable pricing that POCO F2 Pro comes with, many users will definitely take advantage of these desirable features. This is a good move by Xiaomi and many other manufacturers will likely follow soon.
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