- POCO F2 Pro succeeds the POCO F1 from 2018
- POCO F2 Pro specifications include the Snapdragon 865 chipset, 5G support, and 64MP quad cameras
The much-awaited POCO F2 Pro smartphone has been launched globally. The flagship smartphone from Xiaomi’s spin-off brand succeeds the 2018 POCO F1. The POCO F2 Pro comes with specifications like the Snapdragon 865 chipset, 5G support, LiquidCool Technology, pop-up camera, and 64MP quad cameras. The design and specifications confirm that the POCO F2 Pro is a rebranded version of Redmi K30 Pro. The handset also features 64MP quad rear cameras, pop-up selfie camera design, and Super AMOLED display.
POCO F2 Pro price, availability
POCO F2 Pro price starts at EUR 499 that roughly translates to Rs 40,700 in the Indian currency for the base 6GB RAM + 128GB storage variant. The phone also comes in 8GB RAM + 256GB variant that is priced at EUR 599 (approx Rs 49,000). The POCO F2 Pro will be available for sale in Europe starting today.
POCO F2 Pro specifications
The POCO F2 Pro comes with a notchless display and a pop-up selfie camera much like the Redmi K30 Pro. It gets the Gorilla Glass 5 protection on the front and back. It comes in four colours – Neon Blue, Phantom White, Electric Purple and Cyber Grey. POCO F2 Pro specifications include a 6.67-inch full-HD+ AMOLED display with 1,080 x 2,400 pixels resolution. It also supports HDR10+, 1200 nits max brightness, and Widevine L1. The smartphone supports a standard 60Hz refresh rate.
The POCO F2 Pro is powered by the 2.84GHz Snapdragon 865 SoC paired with Adreno 650 GPU, 5G modem, and up to 8GB RAM. The chipset is paired with Liquid Cooling 2.0 tech, which is said to be more advanced than the cooling tech inside the POCO F1. The smartphone also features an in-display fingerprint sensor.
The POCO F2 Pro rocks quad rear cameras, which includes 64MP Sony IMX686 primary sensor with OIS, a 5MP (50mm equivalent) telephoto lens with 3cm ~ 7cm autofocus macro, a 13MP 123-degree ultra-wide-angle lens, and a 2MP depth sensor. On the front, the handset sports 20MP selfie shooter with 120fps slow-motion video support in a pop-up mechanism that retracts automatically when it detects fall. Software-wise, the smartphone will run Android 10 and comes with POCO Launcher 2.0.
The smartphone houses a 4,700mAh battery with 30W fast charging support that will juice up the device to 100 percent in just 63 minutes. Other POCO F2 Pro features include an in-display fingerprint scanner, IP53 water-resistant rating, Infrared sensor, 3.5mm audio jack, Hi-Res audio, and connectivity options such as 5G SA/NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 6, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS (L1 + L5), NFC, IR Blaster, and USB Type-C.