Chinese mobile giant, Xiaomi launched a smartphone in the flagship of #POCO Xiaomi Poco F1 in August 2018 and is planning to launch the next Xiamo Poco F2 in 2019. In India, the Xiaomi Poco F1 release date was announced as August 22, 2018; whereas the Poco F2 launch date in India is expected to be 29th March 2019. Mi Poco F2 price in India is slated to start at Rs. 26,990. In the middle range segment, Mi Poco F2 serves a wide range of functionalities. It is hoped that it will not disappoint its users by providing with its trademark enhanced version of the great display, cameras and battery backup powered by seamless performance. Hence, it is speculated to be one of the best flagship smartphones in the market.
Poco F2 specification
Mi Poco F2 has the common feature of Dual SIM wherein you can avail benefits of two services – 3G, 4G, VoLTE, Wi-Fi, without the need to carry two handsets.3G and 4G services will give a smoother and faster internet experience with enhanced download speeds. VoLTE is supported on Mi Poco F2 which helps you in making calls over 4G network. It provides a feature of WiFi which connects your phone to nearby wifi hotspots giving superior uninterrupted internet experience. Wifi Tethering on Poco F2 allows its users to use the internet connection on your wifi enabled laptop. Bluetooth v5.0 is supported by Poco F2 which aids in listening to music and calls using Bluetooth headsets without the use of wires. Additionally, it supports a 3.5mm Headphone Jack, Accelerometer (for orientation of a device ), Gyroscope (for more accurate 3D motion tracking ), Video Player, Music Player (supports MP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC ), FM Radio with Recording facility.
Xiaomi Poco F2 specification supports external Memory Card of up to 256 GB(Hybrid Slot), in addition to existing internal Storage Capacity of 128/256Gb for songs, photos, and videos. RAM is 6/8 GB RAM. For more tasks to be run in parallel with greater efficiency, Octa-Core CPU has been provided. The chipset of the processor is Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 with Octa Core CPU and GPU is Adreno 630.
User Interface of Mi Poco F2
Xiaomi Poco F2 is a slim phone of 8.8 mm width, easy to carry and with trendy looks. The multi-touch screen is responsive and gives the appropriate interactive user experience. The screen size of Mi Poco F2 is 6.3 inch which is big enough to give friendly experience while reading/browsing/watching videos. The resolution of the screen is 1080 x 2248 pixels with 404 PPI making the images, text, and videos look more sharp and resolute. This will enable the user to click sharper images with high resolution matching with the industry standards. Mi Poco F2 camera boasts of High Resolution, 16 MP, with Auto Focus + 8 MP + 5 MP Triple Rear + 20 MP Front Camera, Flash for Camera (Dual LED), supports 4K Video Recording(4K @ 30 fps)
Poco F1 vs Poco F2
The Mi Poco f2 operates on Android v9.0 (Pie), whereas the Xiaomi Poco f1 operates on Android v8.1 (Oreo). On display parameters, Mi Poco F2 ranks slightly better in terms of Screen Size, Resolution, Pixel Density and Aspect Ratio. Xiaomi Poco f2 has a better camera specification with 16 MP + 8 MP, however, Mi Poco f1 is provided with 12 MP + 5 MP camera features. Camera Details of Mi Poco F2 includes AF Phase Detection, Auto Flash, Bokeh Effect, Continuous Shooting, Exposure compensation, Face detection, Geo tagging, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), ISO control, White balance presets. Camera Features of Xiaomi Poco F2 where it scores higher are LED Flash, Phase Detection Autofocus (PDAF), Flash, Autofocus. In terms of battery longevity, Mi Poco F2 is comparatively better than Mi Poco F1. The former possesses a battery of 4100 mAh whereas the latter has a capacity of 4000 mAh. However, both smartphones have 64GB storage and 6GB RAM. As far as pricing is concerned Mi Poco F2 is expected to be launched at Rs 26,990 whereas Xiaomi Poco F1 is being sold @Rs. 19,999.