The Poco M2 smartphone has released in India through a virtual event in India. the phone is the tone-down variant of the Poco M2 Pro, which was launched in July. The Poco M2 comes with some impressive specifications according to its prices, such as the octa-core processor MediaTek G80 chipset, quad rear camera setup, and a large battery. It launched in two RAM and storage configurations and three color options – Pitch Black, Slate Blue, and Brick Red.
Poco M2: Design and display
The smartphone from Poco brings a waterdrop notch design along with a single selfie shooter. On the rear panel houses a quad rear camera unit with an LED flash. It features a 6.53-inch full-HD+ (1,080×2,340 pixels) display which is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. The phone also brings P2i coating for splash resistance.
A 13-megapixel primary sensor
The quad rear camera setup of the Poco M2 includes a 13-megapixel primary sensor, an 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle shooter, a 5-megapixel macro lens as well as a 2-megapixel depth sensor. In the waterdrop notch, it sports an 8-megapixel camera for selfies and video calling.
MediaTek Helio G80 processor
The smartphone is supercharged with a MediaTek Helio G80 processor with Mali G52 GPU and paired by 6GB of LPDDR4x RAM. For storages, it has two storage options – 64GB and 128GB, both can be expanded via microSD card.
The Poco phone runs on Android 10 with MIUI, however, MIUI 12 will be coming soon. Inside, it has a strong 5,000mAh battery with support for 18W fast charging. For connectivity, you will get dual-SIM (Nano), 4G, dual-band Wi-Fi, dual VoLTE support, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS, IR Blaster, USB Type-C port, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. Similarly, it includes an accelerometer, gyroscope, ambient light sensor, and proximity sensor.
Price in India
The Poco M2 price starts in India at Rs. 10,999 for the 6GB/64GB variant, while the 6GB/128GB storage launched with the price of Rs. 12,499. Talking about availability, the smartphone will go on sale from September 15 at 12 pm (noon) via Flipkart.