Poco M2 Pro launch in India Highlights: Price starts at 13,999, check availability, specs, and more

    Poco has unveiled a new budget smartphone in India today. Here’s everything you need to know about the phone.
    By: HT TECH
    | Updated on: Aug 20 2022, 21:52 IST
    Poco M2 Pro goes official
    Poco M2 Pro goes official (Poco)
    Poco M2 Pro goes official
    Poco M2 Pro goes official (Poco)

    Poco on Tuesday introduced Poco M2 Pro, its third phone in India. The smartphone will be available in India for a starting price of 13,999. 

    The company unveiled the phone at a virtual event today. Here are the highlights of the Poco M2 Pro launch event.

    Poco M2 Pro Price & Availability

    Poco M2 Pro comes in three variants - 4/64GB, 6/64GB and 6/128GB storage variants. The base model is priced at 13,999.  The second variant is priced at 14,999. The top-end model costs 16,999. The first sale will take place on July 14, 12 noon on Flipkart.

    Poco M2 Pro design

    Poco M2 Pro is said to offer a symmetrical design. The phone is 8.8mm thick despite a 5,000mAh battery. The phone has a fingerprint sensor on the side. It comes with a 6.7-inch full HD+ display with 20:9 aspect ratio. The phone comes in three colours, Black, Green, and Blue.

    Poco M2 Pro camera

    Poco M2 Pro comes with four rear camera. It has a 48-megapixel primary sensor. Other sensors on the phone include 8MP ultra-wide sensor, 5MP macro sensor (with 1080p FHD video recording), and 2MP depth sensor. The front camera on the phone also has a night mode. It has a 16-megapixel selfie camera.

    Poco M2 Pro goes official

    Poco M2 Pro bets big on the performance. The phone runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G processor. It has up to 128GB storage and UFS 2.1 storage. It has a 5,000mAh battery with 33W fast charging.

    Made in India

    As expected, Manmohan reiterates that the company's all smartphones are made in India. The company has also launched a “Poco for India” campaign.

    Poco X2

    Manmohan reveals Poco X2 will soon get Android 11 update. He also pointed out that Poco X2 has better ratings than other products in the category.

    C Manmohan promises a ‘hatke' launch

    Poco India GM begins the event with the company's three focus – technology, democratising, and evolving.

    Poco M2 Pro launch event begins

    Poco's virtual event for the M2 Pro has begun. The company will launch the latest smartphone in India today. The phone is set to join the budget segment.

    Competition

    Poco M2 Pro will compete with a wide range of budget smartphones in India. This includes Xiaomi's popular Redmi Note 9 series as well. Realme Narzo 10, Realme 6 and Vivo U20 are some of the top names in this segment.

    Make in India

    Poco and its team may also use today's launch platform to talk about the company's Make in India initiative. Xiaomi and several other Chinese handset companies have faced a backlash in the recent times amid India China border tensions. 

    How to watch the livestream

    Here are the links to watch live stream on different platforms

    Youtube: https://bit.ly/POCOM2YT

    Facebook: https://bit.ly/POCOM2ProFB

    Instagram: https://bit.ly/IndiaPOCOIG

    Quad-camera

    Poco M2 Pro will also offer a quad-camera setup on the back. There is no word on what the configuration will be. According a teaser, the phone has square-like camera module on the back. The setup is said to be very similar to Redmi Note 9 Pro's.

    Feel the surge campaign

    Poco is running a “Feel the surge” campaign for the new smartphone. The marketing is said to be for the 33W fast charging support. Poco will be one of the first phones to offer such fast charging capabilities in the budget segment.

    Poco M2 Pro Price 

    Ahead of the official launch, Poco India GM C Manmohan hinted at the price of the upcoming smartphone. In an interview with leakster Mukul Sharma, he said Poco M2 Pro will be priced lower than the starting price of Poco X2. This means Poco M2 Pro could be priced under or around 15,000. If true, this will be the first time a Poco phone will be available in this segment.

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    First Published Date: 07 Jul, 11:05 IST
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