To keep competition alive in the mobile industry, Xiaomi launched its sub-brand monikered Poco in August 2018 with the debut of a killer device Poco F1. It has been a month since its launch in the Indian market and buoyed by encouraging feedback from its users, Xiaomi has started working on the launch of next variant Poco F2 aka Pocophone F2.
Poco F2 Features
Features have yet not been disclosed by Xiaomi but there are strong speculations which suggest that in order to be competitive and keep costs down, the processor might be Qualcomm Snapdragon 850, rather than 855 coupled with akin memory permutations of 6GB/64GB and 8GB/128GB options alternatives. There is a possibility of coming up with a 4GB/ 64GB variant to cater to the still lower monetary segment. It will be powered by Android 9.0 version.
Targeted for end of 2018/ early January 2019, PocoPhone2 will be launched to keep aggression and pressure alive on the competitors including Oppo/ OnePlus/ Huawei and Motorola
Possible specifications of Pocophone F2 will be 6.2 inches display with IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors and 1080 x 2246 pixels resolution. CPU will be powered by Octa-core with GPU Adreno 630, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, hotspot with 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go bluetooth and A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS for best navigation, microUSB 2.0 USB for communications. Different sensors will be featured in such as infrared face recognition, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, barometer, compass. With a possibility of integration of AI within UI, the functioning will be smooth as ever and the app loading times will get faster through the software might get a toned down version of MIUI. It is also expected that any updates launched by the company will reach the users at a faster pace than other products. There will be a minor enhancement in the battery of Poco F2 from existing 4000mAh to 4300mAh supported by proprietary Xiaomi’s fast charging system to keep system realistically cool.
Pocophone F2 Camera – Power Unleashed
For selfie lovers or the ones on click spree, Poco F2’s camera will be an enhanced version of Poco F1. It should be an exceptional phone in Middle-Tier with an unbeatable camera performance bringing features onboard which has the ability to capture depth with greater precision. Poco F2 camera performance is expected to be exceptional at beating its compatriots and its previous products, bringing an invincible blend of clarity and great color to the table. Xiaomi might stick to the dual camera setup to keep the costs down, although some reports suggest it being a triple camera setup. Possible alternatives that can be thought out aloud are Dual 16 Megapixels + 8 Megapixels Autofocus, LED flash back camera, while front camera 20 Megapixels f/2.0 30fps is also awesome for selfie pictures. Pocophone F2 camera features might be Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama, Continuous Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode, Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Touch to focus.
Keeping pace with the latest trends in AI found in iPhone Xs series, Poco F2 camera phones will be equipped with the latest exceptional camera tricks such as object detection, breakthroughs in AR integrated within. It is speculated that Poco F2 camera will be constructed on the foundation of AI and succeed in building one of the best neutral engines. Xiaomi has over a period of time mastered edge detection algorithm which matches the day-light photography quality with any standard ones. The performance of low light shots in previous models of Xiaomi needed improvement and it is expected that it will be enhanced in Poco F2 camera specifications.
Poco F2 Camera Features
Xiaomi’s products inherit the rich performance of Mi 8 primary sensor which enables the camera to capture the minutest details possible for any possible lighting settings
Day Light/Night and Indoor Light functions
There is no parallel to the outstanding quality of image taking capabilities of PocoF2 phones especially in the price range offered. For shots taken in bright sunshine, the beauty of taking photos with Poco F2 camera lies in the details in terms of sharpness and color captured unspoilt.
Pictures when taken with AI mode ON, sometimes oversaturates on conditions when dominated by single color
When you are looking for precise obscuring of the background and smart edge detection works optimally in bright light. But in dim light, the details captured do not get captured accurately or the way we want.
Again, it goes without saying that the front camera used for taking Selfies, manages the lighting and details, giving outstanding photos. Combination of Selfie mode and Portrait mode definitely is an edge overall.
Note: We can not guarantee that the information on this page is 100% correct and are mere specualtions.
Pocophone F2 Pricing
Price of Pocophone F2 might vary between Rs.22,000 to Rs.30,000 for the base variants but those models falling in premium category with more RAM and storage will start from somewhere around Rs.35,000 or more.