POCO M2 launched With Helio G80 And 6 GB RAM In India

POCO M2 launched With Helio G80 And 6 GB RAM In India

POCO M2 launched With Helio G80 And 6 GB RAM In India

by September 10, 2020

On Wednesday, Chinese tech giant Xiaomi’s POCO brand has launched a new smartphone named POCO X3 NFC in the international market. The company launched the POCO M2 Pro in July this year. The smartphone was basically Redmi Note 9 Pro with POCO branding. Now, the lite version is introduced under the name POCO M2.

This latest addition to the Indian market will also be the cheapest one in the POCO lineup. There was also some teasing of the features and specs circling around earlier and the smartphone is said to be in direct competition with Redmi 9 Prime and Realme C15. Both smartphones are also launched recently.

POCO M2: Key specs and features

POCO M2 is powered by MediaTek’s mid-range Helio G80 chipset and will come in a two, 6 GB RAM+64 GB, 6 GB RAM+128 GB onboard storage variants. The smartphone comes with a 6.53” FHD+ resolution panel with a waterdrop notch for the front camera. On the rear, there will be a vertical quad-camera setup and an FP scanner. There will be no IP rating but POCO is offering nano-coating for P2i Splash & dust resistance.

Coming to the cameras, the smartphone comes with a very similar module like Redmi Note 8 Pro. You will get the primary 13MP lens paired with 8MP ultrawide. There will also be a 5MP macro and a 2MP for depth sensing. The waterdrop notch will house an 8MP selfie-snapper.

POCO M2 will also come with a dedicated slot for the microSD card and it will support cards up to 512 GB. The smartphone is also equipped with a HyperEngine tech that will enhance the gaming experience on the device.

On the connectivity front, POCO got users fully covered. POCO M2 will feature dual-band Wi-Fi, dual-VoWiFi, dual VoLTE, IR Blaster, and a 3.5mm audio port. The whole package will be backed up by a whopping 5,000 mAh battery with 18W quick charging support. However, the box will include a 10W adapter only. The smartphone will boot in Android 10 with MIUI 11.

Pricing and availability

POCO M2 will come in 3 color variants, Pitch Black, Brick Red, and Slate Blue. The pricing of both the 6GB/64GB and 6GB/128GB is done quite aggressively at ₹10,999 and ₹12,499, respectively. POCO M2 will be on sale exclusively via Flipkart from September 15 with introductory offers like ₹749 instant off on ICICI and Federal Bank cards.