Xiaomi’s independent brand POCO is all set for the global launch of the next generation of Poco. Though the brand has not revealed the name of the model, with recent leaks, rumors, and certifications, it is speculated that successor to Poco F1 should be on its way.
POCO Global, since the start of May, has been sending out hyped up teasers announcing an impending launch of a new Poco device. One of its tweets reads, “We can’t wait to reveal the 2nd generation of POCO.” Yesterday a Spanish PR agency on behalf of Xiaomi had sent out virtual invitations for a global POCO event. The date of the online event was set for 12th May, at @2pm in Madrid, Spain.
The launch date of May 12 has been confirmed by POCO Global today putting to rest all rumors and speculations. From the video shared, the upcoming Poco device appears to be Poco F2 Pro.
Hey POCO Fans, hit ❤️ ⁰now if you want to experience the simplicity of life powered by innovations that truly matter.
— POCO (@POCOGlobal) May 7, 2020
Going by 91mobiles report, Poco F2 Pro with 128 GB storage variant /6GB RAM will cost €570(Rs 47,000 approximately) and it will be available in four colors: white, gray, lilac, and blue. The Poco model was listed on the Chinese e-commerce website Gearbest as “POCO Smartphone is Back – Multi-C Version 2”. The design and rear camera looked replica of Redmi K30 Pro giving credence to rumors that Poco F2 Pro is rebadged version. It has now been taken down.
The leaks have pointed out that Poco F2 Pro will be a clone of Redmi K30 Pro minus 5G. If it turns out to be true then expect the smartphone to offer a display of 6.67-inch AMOLED, a 4700 mAh battery, a Snapdragon 720 G processor, 6/8 GB of RAM LPDDR5 and 128/256 GB of constant UFS 3.0, quad rear camera set up (64MP, 13MP, 5MP, 2MP) and a 20MP pop-up front camera) It will be operating on the Android 10 operating system with the Poco proprietary interface MIUI11. POCO F2 Pro will feature 30W rated charging and up to 33W optional charging (model MDY-12-EA).
There are rumors about Poco M2 Pro also getting sighted on the Xiaomi India site which got removed subsequently. As of now, the brand has kept the model name and specifications under wraps except disclosing during promo campaigns that it is coming up with 2nd gen POCO. It can also happen that the brand launches Poco F2 Pro and Poco M2 Pro on May 12.
The launch is only 5 days away. The mystery about the models, their specifications, features, price, and availability will be answered during the event. Till then, gear up!