[Exclusive] POCO F2 Pro price and colour options revealed; launch date officially announced

There's mounting evidence that POCO F2 Pro will be a rebranded Redmi K30 Pro.

Highlights
  • POCO F2 Pro price will be around EUR 570 (about Rs 47,000) for the 128GB storage option
  • The smartphone will come in White, Purple, Grey, and Blue colour options
  • POCO has sent out invites for a May 12th launch in Spain

The POCO F2 Pro launch has been officially announced for the Spanish market set for May 12th by the company, without confirming the name of the smartphone of course. Ahead of the launch though, we have learnt the POCO F2 Pro price and storage capacity, as well as the colours that the handset will come in, from a trusted source. There’s a lot of evidence that claims the POCO F2 Pro will be a rebranded version of Redmi K30 Pro and the information we have received further solidifies that. So let’s dive straight into the price and other details we have learnt.

POCO F2 Pro launch date may 12 invite spain
POCO F2 Pro launch invite shared with Spanish media

POCO F2 Pro price

The POCO F2 Pro price will be EUR 570, according to our source, which translates to roughly Rs 47,000. It should be noted that this price is for the 128GB storage variant; there is no word on the prices of the remaining configurations, if any. Considering that smartphone prices in European countries are usually higher than in India, this seems par for the course. Moreover, it is in line with the recent POCO F2 Pro price leak for the Portuguese market, i.e. EUR 649 (~Rs 53,500) and EUR 749 (~Rs 62,000) for the 6GB + 128GB and 8GB + 256GB variants, respectively. Smartphone prices in Portugal are a little higher than most European countries due to the nation’s private copy tax.

POCO F2 Pro colour options

POCO F2 Pro will launch in four colour options, namely White, Purple, Grey, and Blue. These are the same colours that the Redmi K30 Pro flaunts in China, leaving little doubt in our minds that the smartphone will be rebranded as POCO F2 Pro in global markets. There’s a growing string of evidences in support of this, despite a denial by the company.

If we talk about the Redmi K30 Pro prices in China, the 6GB + 128GB, 8GB + 128GB, and 8GB + 256GB configurations respectively cost RMB 2,999 (~Rs 32,500), RMB 3,399 (~Rs 36,600), and RMB 3,699 (~Rs 40,000). The India prices of the POCO F2 Pro might be even more aggressive since the company has to compete with the likes of iQOO Neo 3, Realme X50 Pro, and more in the competitive affordable flagship segment, not to mention the popular OnePlus 8. Separately, POCO has confirmed it is planning to launch a pair of truly wireless earbuds in India. 

As for the specifications, Redmi K30 Pro sports a 6.67-inch full-HD+ AMOLED display with HDR10 support, 180Hz touch response rate, and 1,200-nits peak brightness. The refresh rate of the screen, however, is just 60Hz even though most flagships have moved to 90Hz or even 120Hz. There’s no notch thanks to the pop-up module that houses the 20MP selfie camera. Powering the smartphone is the 2.4GHz octa-core Snapdragon 865 SoC with 5G support and a vapour cooling chamber to dissipate heat. As mentioned earlier, the smartphone comes with up to 8GB RAM and up to 256GB UFS 3.1 storage.

Redmi K30 Pro
Redmi K30 Pro design and colours

Moving on to the optics, the Redmi K30 Pro has a quad-camera setup on the back, featuring a 64MP primary sensor, a 13MP ultra-wide-angle lens, a 5MP macro lens, and a 2MP depth-sensing unit. The smartphone comes with a 4,700mAh battery with 33W fast-charging support, MIUI 11 custom software, and USB Type-C port. There’s also a Redmi K30 Pro Zoom Edition that has the same hardware as the vanilla model, but with an 8MP telephoto lens with 30x zoom instead of the 5MP macro sensor. This model is priced at RMB 3,799 (~Rs 41,000) and RMB 3,999 (~Rs 43,000) for the 8GB + 128GB and 8GB + 256GB variants, respectively.

Key Specs

Xiaomi Poco F2 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 | 6 GBProcessor
6.67 inches Display
64 MP + 13 MP + 5 MP + 2 MPRear camera
20 MPSelfie camera
4700 mAh Battery
Xiaomi Poco F2 Pro Price, Launch Date
Expected Price: Rs. 40,790
Release Date: 11-Oct-2020 (Expected)
Variant: 6 GB RAM / 128 GB internal storage
Phone Status: Upcoming Phone
Xiaomi Poco F2 Pro Video