Fanbase who are tracking the progress of Poco F2 launch has been left in lurch after the announcement of the launch of Redmi “K”iller Series in May. It was expected that Redmi K20 Pro will re-labeled and launched as Poco F2 in India. But the rumors were refuted by Xiaomi and the Chinese giant is ready for the launch of Redmi K20 and Redmi K20 Pro on 17th July in India. With this the obvious question crosses mind – Will Poco F2 be ever launched in India? Or will the next Pocophone be on papers and die a slow death? Or should we assume that post-Redmi Series launch, Xiaomi will start working on Poco F2 and its launch in India?
Does Poco F2 Exist? Is it Still “In Making” Model of Xiaomi?
The first gen Pocophone, Poco F1, has done exceptionally well in India. It has cemented Xiaomi’s place in the mobile crazy country. No news about the launch of Pocofone F2 has led to speculations whether Xiaomi is serious about its launch. Most of us assumed that Poco F1 has given way to Redmi Series in the entry-premium space.
But insiders say that Poco F2 version still exists for Xiaomi. The rumors have kept the hopes alive! Yes, Pocophone is alive and will face the light in a few months. Redmi series is facing stiff competition and is targeting brands like OnePlus 7 series, Asus 6Z, Oppo Reno and more. The features of Poco F2 will almost be similar of Redmi K20 Pro and they might complement each other. Both devices being premium flagships are planned to be sold at budget prices. This is what Xiaomi is famous for and sought for. Affordable price being USP of Xiaomi, it has to segment Poco F2 and Redmi Series carefully. It will be devising ways to not make these sub-brands compete against each other. Talking about a rough date of launch, the new date of rumored launch of Poco F2 is September 2019.
Let us stay tuned to PocoF2.com for updates