Last year, 2018, mobile devices market was abuzz with news that Xiaomi is working on the successor of its flagship phone Poco F1. This came true when the company announced the launch of next-gen Poco F2. The date of release was kept in suspense. But this does not stop people from speculating Poco F2 launch date news, its specifications, and price. On a periodic basis, there have been posts on Chinese microblogging website about the latest models that Xiaomi is working. I have tried to gather information from them and reliable sources to unbox Poco F2 price, release date, and its specifications.
POCO F2 Launch Date News
Fans and enthusiasts are eagerly waiting for the launch of Poco F2 after the success of Poco F1. Since the arrival of the news of the launch of Pocofone F2 is already creating a buzz in the smartphone market, the speculations of its day of launch and month are continuing until the last report came in while writing this piece of information here. Pocophone F2 is expected to be launched in the mid of June 2019. It is likely to go on sale from the end of June on Flipkart. However, the dates are not yet finalized and there is no official news to confirm on any aspect.
Poco F2 Latest News
There are confirmed reports that Redmi sub-brand of Xiaomi will be launching two smartphones by the end of May. It was confirmed by Redmi VP Mr. Lu Weibing that the names of two killer models will be Redmi K20 and Redmi K20 Pro. These devices will be launched in China. But it is strongly speculated that Redmi K20 Pro may be launched as POCO F2 in India. Mr. Weibing has recently commented that the company is working on the device which is worth waiting for. Since it is coming from the horse’s mouth, we have every reason to believe in the statement. Xiaomi President Mr. Lin Bin recently shared the first real image of the smartphone on Weibo.
Poco F2 Specifications and Price
According to the sources, Poco F2 will be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SoC chipset packed with 4GB RAM. The specifications were reportedly spotted on Geekbench in the month of December last year. There is also news that Poco F2 will run on Andriod Q on the benchmarking platform. As far as benchmarking is concerned, Poco F2 seems to have scored 1,776 in single core test and 6,097 in the multi-core test. Poco F2 latest news suggests that it will have a display of 6.39-inch AMOLED with Gorilla Glass 6 protection and a screen resolution of 1080*2340 pixels.
It is hoped to be launched in three variants (i) 6 GB of RAM and 64GB of storage (ii) 8 GB of RAM and 128GB storage (iii) 10 GB of RAM and 256GB storage. Going by the Pocophone f2 news, it will have a powerful 4000 mAHh battery similar to Poco F1. It also has a quick charge feature in comparison to its predecessor. It is supposed to be delivering better battery backup and has a more power-efficient processor.
Xiaomi is known for its extra special optics. Pocofone F2 will not be left far behind. It is leaked to sport a pop-up selfie camera with a 48MP + 5 MP dual Camera at the rear. The phone has a 13 MP camera at the front. POCO F2 can record 4k videos at 60 seconds per frame. The rear camera will be placed vertically at the left corner, instead of the center giving more display area. Pocofone F2 will definitely appear to be the upgraded version of Poco F1, We are all set to witness the launch of PocoF2 with promising flagship features.
Although these above-mentioned specifications are for reference purpose and you are advised to check with the retailer before purchasing the product.
Poco F2 Launch News Price
Poco F2 will be priced to target the budget customers who are on a lookout for premium features. The expected POCO F2 price in India is Rs 24999/- for the base variant. The high-end model might cost Rs 31999/-. The models of Poco F2 will be available on Flipkart and Mi official sites. However, customers are requested to check the price with the retailer or the company when purchasing the product.
This is all that I have to share with you. Stay tuned to POCO F2 News for latest updates. In my suggestion, Poco f2 is worth waiting for. It has a lot of premium segment features at an affordable rate and is better equipped than its predecessor POCO F1. It may not be a surprise if it becomes a hot selling smartphone in times to come and create a niche in itself in the middle segment budget.