Poco has launched its mid-range smartphone, Poco M2 Pro. The smartphone is not an entirely new phone from Poco Inventory, but rather a rebranded Redmi Note 9 Pro already available in the Indian market with slightly altered backpanel - camera setup outline. The good thing, it comes with an aggressive price tag and a different UI devoid of MIUI ads and bloatware.
Poco M2 comes features the same specification as of Redmi Note 9 Pro, powered via Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G chipset paired with a 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage in its base variant. There will be three variants to choose, 4GB/64GB priced INR 13,999 ($185/€165), 6GB/64GB priced INR 14,999 ($200/€175), and 6GB/128GB priced at INR 16,999 ($225/€200).
The main competitor of the Poco M2 Pro will be Realme 6 and upcoming Realme 6i, which comes with a more powerful Mediatek Helio G90T Chipset capable of running PUBG at 60fps. Moreover, Realme 6 also comes in an 8GB/128GB memory configuration available for INR 17,999. You might like reading this recently published article on the best smartphone to own under 15000 rs in India in 2020.
Upfront, Poco M2 Pro comes with a 6.67 inches Full HD+ LCD featuring a punch hole located at the top center of the screen sporting a 16MP selfie shooter. For quick authentication, Poco M2 has a classical fingerprint sensor located on the right side of the frame.
Turn it to back, and you'll see a quad-camera setup escalating a 48MP f/1.8 primary camera followed by an 8 MP ultrawide camera, a 5 MP macro + a 2 MP depth sensors. Poco M2 Pro comes with a massive battery counting to 5000mAh. The battery draws its power through a 33W fast charger that comes bundled in the retail box.
The company during the launch event also claimed it to be water-resistant, but it doesn't feature an IP protection tag anywhere. Poco M2 will come in three color options - Blue, Green and Greener, and Two Shades Of Black.
Poco M2 Pro available exclusive to India will go on sales via India's biggest online retailer Flipkart starting 14 July at 12'O clock IST.