Poco F2 has been a long time coming and now it seems the Xiaomi is gearing to launch the successor to the Poco F1 on May 12. The company is sending invitations to media persons for a virtual event slated for May 12 where it is expected to announce the much-anticipated Poco F2.
Xiaomi’s PR team in Spain has sent invites to the press while the Poco Global Twitter handle has all but confirmed the Poco F2 announcement. Here’s what the tweet says.
Now, while the Poco X2 was recently announced in India, there have been rumours about a Poco F2 Pro that’s said to be a rebranded version of the Remdi K30 Pro Zoom Edition. Just today, a mysterious Poco M2 was spotted on Xiaomi India website so it’s likely we’ll see more than one Poco smartphones from the company.
The virtual launch event seems to be a global launch of the product considering the company did launch the Pocophone F1 in markets outside of India. At the time of launch, Poco F1 was the most affordable Snapdragon 845 powered smartphone packed with flagship-grade hardware.
C Manmohan, Poco India GM has previously stated that the company isn’t looking to rebrand an existing phone as the Poco F2 and squashed any rumours suggesting the Redmi K30 Pro be released as Poco F2 in India. However, he did mention that the second generation Pocophone won’t be priced around Rs 20,000-mark.
Poco F2 is expected to feature the flagship Snapdragon 865 chipset running on MIUI 11. The phone could use a multiple-camera setup with 48MP or 64MP primary camera sensors and telephoto, macro or ultra-wide lenses as the other cameras.
While the specifications of the Poco F2 are kept under wraps, we should know more about the upcoming smartphone in the lead up to the launch.
|Release Date:||08 Mar 2020|