Poco F2 Pro has finally broken cover and has been launched globally as the successor to the Poco F1. After shipping over 1.64 million units of the Poco F1, the company split from its parent company Xiaomi and formed a separate legal entity. Since then, Poco has launched the Poco X2 in India, the first in the new range of phones. However, Poco fans were left eagerly waiting for the true successor to the Poco F1 and on May 12, the company has finally launched the Poco F2 Pro.
Poco F2 Pro gets the flagship Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 5G chip with 64MP quad-camera setup along with a Super AMOLED screen albeit without the notch cutout. This is essentially the same setup that’s used by the Xiaomi Redmi K30 Pro. Let’s take a brief look at the specifications of the Poco F2 Pro.
Poco F2 Pro starts at 499 Euros (approx INR 40,752) for the base variant with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage and 599 Euros for the maxed-out variant with 8GB RAM and 256GB storage.
It’s available in four colours-- Neon Blue, Phanton White, Electric Purple and Cyber Grey
Poco F2 Pro features a 6.67-inch Full HD+ (2400 x 1080 pixels) resolution display that uses a Super AMOLED panel. The screen has a 20:9 aspect ratio and is topped with Gorilla Glass 5 for additional protection against regular falls. The phone has an aluminium chassis with a rear glass panel and measures 8.9mm.
The phone is powered by top-of-the-line Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 chipset with an octa-core CPU and Adreno 650 GPU. This is paired with upto 8GB LPDDR5 RAM and 256GB of UFS 3.1 storage. It runs on Android 10 based Poco Launcher 2.0 with dark mode, revamped app drawer along with many new features.
Poco F2 Pro features a quad-camera setup that consists of a primary 64MP camera, a 5MP telephoto lens, a 13MP ultra-wide camera and a 2MP depth sensor. This is supported by a dual-LED flash and electronic image stabilization system. The rear cameras can record in 8K at 30fps and 4K UHD at upto 60fps. There’s a pop-up camera on the front that houses a 20MP selfie camera.
It comes with WiFi 6 modem and supports Hi-res audio playback. There’s an in-screen fingerprint sensor for faster unlock.
The F2 Pro comes with a 4,700mAh battery with support for 30W fast charging out-of-the-box. Xiaomi claims the phone can go from 0-100% in just 63 minutes.