Earlier in August 2018, Xiaomi launched #Poco family smartphone in India by name of “Poco F1” and “Pocophone F1” in other countries. Sticking to its tag of an affordable brand, Poco F1 was comparatively cheaper and technically better than many flagship phones. Keeping up with the reputation of a budget phone company, Xiaomi is set to launch Poco F2 in India and “Pocophone F2” in other countries. The latest leaks in media including Chinese microblogging site Weebo, suggest Pocophone F2 release date to be in mid of June. Rumors floating around specifications of PocoF2 state it to be featuring variant 1TB storage and 5G compliant with technology standards.
Poco F1 was launched in the market with an affordable price and is now available on Flipkart on open sale. It won the crown for “Best Midrange Flagship Phone”. Poco F1 has an octa-core Processor which improves the working speed of the device and 4,000 mAh battery that ensures its durability. This is why it was also labeled as “Master of Speed”.
Mobile plays a vital role in our day to day life. Earlier, we used to play games on games devices, listened to songs on Radio or Walkman, make files and send them through the internet on Laptop, click pictures using cameras and videos with Video Recorder, made note of important things or days in calendars and dairies. Although, the launch of smartphones have taken over all these devices and made our life easier. Instead of carrying so many devices or keeping a track of each one of them, smartphones have in-built features that help to make our work easier and simpler. We can play games on mobile phones, listen to songs and record videos, send files via the internet, capture pictures or videos, put reminders for important things or days, etc. Nowadays, each mobile phone has all these in-built features. Although, the working of these features, their specifications, innovative changes in mobile devices help us to differentiate between various options available.
Poco F2 Specifications and expected Features
India is a country which is more concerned towards “Value for Money” concept. Before purchasing, the consumers in India prefer to see valuable changes, differences in working, innovative specifications and its price in the market. Half of the population in India is middle class and prefer to purchase mobile phones that are affordable as well as valuable and useful features. This is why, Poco decided to launch affordable mobile phones with attractive features.
As per the internal sources, some of the Poco F2 specifications will be as mentioned below:
- It will have a rear camera 24 + 8 MP lens with LED flash. The front camera will have a 24MP lens.
- A fingerprint sensor is expected below the rear camera.
- It will also support 5G for upcoming technology.
- There will be variants based on storage capacity.
- Poco F2 is expected to have a screen resolution 1080 x 2246 with 18.7:9 ratio.
- It is supposed to be a mobile phone with a large display of 6.2 inches. It will be an edge-to-edge display.
- Like Poco F1, Poco F2 is also expected to have a. AI Face Lock.
- There might be a slight change in the battery in the new model. It is expected to increase from 4,000 mAh battery (in Poco F1) to 4,300 mAh battery (in Pocophone F2).
- Last but not least, Pocophone F2 is expected to have the best chip from Snapdragon – Qualcomm. The chip is currently being developed. Although, it will be Snapdragon – Qualcomm 855
If speculations are to be believed, it may also have a triple camera setup that is expected to be a trend in 2019. Although, affordability and low costs may not allow the company to set up a triple camera, instead continue the old trend of dual cameras.
The Poco F2 variants will have 8GB or 12GB RAM option available whereas the storage options will be 64GB, 128GB, and 256 GB. To meet the budget constraints of its consumers, the company may even launch a variant with 4GB RAM and 64 GB storage (as it will lower the cost such variants).
It will be interesting to see how the company will manage to provide all these features with an affordable price in the market. It will be difficult for the company to do so, although if done then “Pocophone F2” will have a comparative advantage over its competitors and will be able to capture the market.
Poco F2 is expected to costs around ₹23,999 in India and the price may vary from country to country. Due to the competitors, it is expected that the company is in a hurry to launch it in India (its primary market), Hong-Kong, Indonesia and other Asian markets. Although, the launch of Poco F2 in US and European markets is not expected in the near future.
Pocophone F2 will be a mobile of convenience proving it’s reliability and durability. It will be faster, smoother and lighter in weight than Poco F1. It is expected to create a buzz in the market and give a tough competition to its competitors such as Xiaomi Redmi, Google Pixel, Huawei, Motorola, etc. It will have an impressive build and will affect the market positively.
As of now, there is no official statement given by the company or any of its representatives. All the given information is based on rumors and market speculations. Although, the rumors are enough making many of us excited about its launch.
Along with you guys, we are also waiting for the launch of Poco F2” soon.!!