Poco M2 Pro with Snapdragon 720G and Quad Rear Cameras Announced; Price, Specifications
Similar hardware as the Redmi Note 9 Pro
Xiaomi’s spin-off brand, Poco, has today launched another smartphone in India, the Poco M2 Pro. Earlier this year, the company announced the F2 Pro, which is a re-branded version of the Redmi K30 Pro and features a quad-camera array with a Snapdragon 865 chipset running at its core. And this time around, it is working around another smartphone, the Redmi Note 9 Pro (Global), with a few changes, under the M2 Pro moniker. Let’s dive in to learn about the device’s price and specifications in detail.
Poco M2 Pro: Design and Display
The M2 Pro comes with a dual-tone finish on the rear with a splash-proof design. Towards the front, the device has a 6.67-inch LCD display with a 20:9 aspect ratio and Full HD+ screen resolution. It comes with Corning’s Gorilla Glass 5 protection.
Poco M2 Pro: Performance
Talking about performance, the Poco M2 Pro runs on the octa-core Snapdragon 720G processor with Adreno 618 GPU. The processor is assisted with 4GB/6GB of LPDDR4X RAM and 64GB/128GB of UFS 2.1 internal storage, expandable up to 512GB with a microSD card. To power the internals, there is a 5000mAh battery with support for 33W fast charging, with the 33W fast charger bundled in. It runs on MIUI 11 based on Android 10.
For connectivity, the M2 Pro offers dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac, Bluetooth 5, and NFC. As for other specifications, the device comes with a 3.5mm audio jack, IR blaster, side-mounted fingerprint sensor, and USB Type-C.
Poco M2 Pro: Camera
For optics, the Poco M2 Pro sports a quad-camera array on the rear, which includes a 48MP (Samsung GW1) primary sensor with f/1.89 aperture, accompanied by an 8MP (f/2.2) 119° ultra-wide-angle lens, a 5MP (f/2.4) macro lens, and a 2MP (f/2.4) depth sensor. On the front, the device has a 16MP in-screen camera with an f/2.48 aperture. The front camera also comes with night mode to help capture better images in dark lighting conditions.
Poco M2 Pro: Pricing and Availability
The Poco M2 Pro comes in three configurations: 4GB + 64GB, 6GB + 64GB, 6GB + 128GB priced at Rs 13,999, Rs 14,999, and Rs 16,999, respectively. It will go on first sale starting July 14 at 12 noon on Flipkart.