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.
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.
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Faster Graphics Rendering
Game Jank Reducer v1.0
Game Fast Loader v1.0
Depth of field, filmic tone mapping
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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.
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.
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
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.
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With the Quad-camera setup, create stories on the go.
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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.