POCO, which parted ways with Xiaomi recently, to become a separate entity is reportedly gearing up to launch the next-generation POCO F2 smartphone in India. The company took to Twitter and revealed the imminent launch of the POCO F2 in India. The teaser image only includes the name of the upcoming device. With the deadly Corona Virus (COVID-19) spreading across India, the company also reminds users to wash hands at regular intervals for at least 20 seconds.
POCO has sent a strong message to the community to safeguard their health in the midst of the virus outbreak. Even though the rate of infection is low in India when compared with China, Italy, and others, we need to protect ourselves not only to prevent but also to stop the rapid spread of the COVID-19 virus.
— POCO – Madder By the Minute (@IndiaPOCO) March 14, 2020
Lu Weibing has now reportedly confirmed that the Redmi K30 Pro, which the company might launch in India as rebranded Poco F2, would be launched before the end of the month. Weibing has also informed his followers that the Redmi K30 Pro would be launching between the releases of the P40 and Honor 30 series.
While Huawei has already confirmed that it will be launching the P40 series on March 26, Honor is yet to do so for the 30 series.
POCO F2 Specifications – Expected
The upcoming POCO F2 will probably ship with a 6.67-inch punch-hole display with a resolution of 2400×1080 pixels. Under the hood, the smartphone will work with the help of a Snapdragon 845 processor, 6GB RAM and 128GB expandable internal storage.
There is a possibility that the company could ship POCO F2 pre-loaded with Android 10.
The smartphone will carry a 64MP primary camera coupled with triple secondary camera sensors. You can also expect a high-density selfie camera.
The POCO F2 will provide support for Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS including 4G VoLTE. Moreover, the smartphone also ships with a wide range of sensors such an ambient light, proximity, gyroscope, accelerometer, and compass.
The POCO series handsets are primarily used by tech-savvy people and the price of the new phone will be above INR 20,000.
POCO X2 Specifications
The recently released flagship POCO X2 is equipped with a 6.67-inch FHD+ in-cell display with a pixel density of 395PPI and a contrast ratio of 1500:1. On the internals, the smartphone is powered by a Snapdragon 730G chipset, Adreno 618 graphics processor alongside LiquidCool technology. The smartphone is available in 6GB and 8GB RAM variants comprising of 64GB, 128GB, and 256GB storage capacities.
On the optics front, the POCO X2 comprises a 64MP (Sony IMX686 sensor) primary camera, 2MP macro, 8MP ultra-wide and 2MP depth sensors respectively. The selfie segment offers dual camera sensors with 20MP and 2MP sensors. The handset borrows power via a 4500mAh battery with a USB Type-C port. The product package includes a 27W fast charger. The side-mounted fingerprint sensors add more charm.
We will continue to keep track of the developments related to the POCO F2. Stay tuned with us.