A few days ago, the rumors were spreading all around the mobile market that the Chinese based company Xiaomi is planning to shut down its sub-brand named Poco. It was also said that the same will be replaced with Redmi. The reason behind this is that the demand for Redmi is going high these days. Various well-known technology analysts also added that we might have to bid goodbye to Poco very soon. The main reason behind this rumors was that the Redmi has launched both Redmi K20 as well as Redmi K20 Pro. And the price of both the models will be under the same range as that of Poco.
However, when the reporters asked Manu Kumar Jain, Managing Director of Xiaomi, India, he denied confirming the same. As per the reports, Xiaomi is now planning to launch a smartphone from its Poco range in the market. This smartphone from Poco will be the successor of its previous model, i.e., Poco F1, and hopefully, it will be named as Poco F2. We will be discussing the specifications of Poco F1 as well. A tipster tweeted that the brand is preparing to launch Poco F2 which will be having an AMOLED display.
The reports also revealed that Poco F2 will be featured with a waterdrop notch. The most interesting part of this news is that the picture of the screen guard of Poco F2 was found by the Remi which resulted in the leak.
As we already know that Poco was planning to launch a pocket-friendly smartphone, so we are expecting Poco F2 will the most affordable smartphone in the Poco range. Having said that we are expecting to get more leaked reports before the official launch of Poco F2. So let us see an overview of Poco F2 smartphone.
Specifications of Poco F2
The Poco F2 from Xiaomi will be featured with 15cm (6.3 inches) of a display along with 1080 * 2340 of screen resolution. It will be running on Android v9.0 Pie operating system. The device will come with 6GB of RAM and will be powered by Octa-core 2.84 GHz, Single Core, Kry 485 + 2.42 GHz, Tri-Core, Kryo 485 + 1.8 GHz, Quad-core processor. In terms of battery, it will be featured with 4100 mAh. As per the graphical performance is concerned, Poco F2 will have an Adreno 640 GPU which will enable the mobile to play games smoothly. The device will also b having a 16MP + 8 MP + 5MP of the rear camera. It will have various other sensors which include Proximity sensor, Light sensor, Compass, Accelerometer, Gyroscope and last but not the least a fingerprint sensor. It is featured with 128 GB of onboard storage and if the users want, they can also expand it up to 256 GB.
Price and availability
The price of Poco F2 from Xiaomi will be Rs 26,990 (approx). As per the reports, it will be available in various color options. One of them is Black. Now let us discuss the specifications of its predecessor, i.e., Poco F1 to understand the difference among its features.
The body of Poco F1 is totally made of plastic and as per the design, it does not give any premium look. It has the cutting corners along with this design. Once again we would like to mention just like Mi 3 as well as Mi 4, the Poco F1 is made of plastic. It also has a soft touch kelver option which gives a premium feel to its users. It also comes with a metallic body by compromising on either weight or battery size of the phone. It has quite a big notch but all the space have not been wasted. Space is used in front camera, earpiece, receiver for facial recognition as well as IR emitter.
Poco F1 from Xiaomi is featured with 6.18 inches of the display along with 18:7:9 of aspect ratio. The device also comes with 1080 * 2246 of pixel resolution, 1500:1 of contrast ratio and it can even achieve 500nits of brightness. The device also bestows Gorilla Glass 3 protection which will be able to protect the display of the screen. Not only this but Xiaomi Poco F1 screen also provides good colour contrast.
Software and Performance
The performance of Poco F1 is just awesome as it is driven by Qualcomm, Snapdragon 845 chipset along with Andreno 630 GPU. For long-lasting performance, Poco F1 features 6GB as well as 8GB of RAM options and 256GB of internal storage. Poco F1 consists of liquid cooling technology. The same feature is offered by Samsung Galaxy S9+ as well as Galaxy Note 9 for eliminating the heat.
So these are the specifications of Poco F1 smartphone and we feel that the features Poco F2 will be the same as its predecessors. Having said that one thing is clear that if the brand is launched by the brand, then it is going to launch more mobiles from the same range.