The Xiaomi Poco M2 was announced on September 8th 2020, and became available in the market from September 15th, 2020. It is a lesser version of the previously launched Xiaomi Poco M2 Pro.
We will be discussing specifications and features of this lovely smartphone. We will also take a look at the price of the device as everyone would want to be adequately prepared so as not to be taken unawares when they go to make the purchase of the smartphone.
Price in Nigeria : NGN. 60,000
You can get the Xiaomi Poco M2 for about NGN. 60,000. This price can vary as a result of some factors such as the currency exchange rate and your location.
Xiaomi Poco M2 Design / Display
The rear panel of the Xiaomi Poco M2 is home to the quad rear cameras which by the way has three arranged in a straight line. The rear panel also accommodates a capacitive finger sensor as well as the Poco branding.
It features a 6.53-inch LCD display with a teardrop notch design which is where the front camera is placed. This 6.53-inch LCD display comes with a resolution of 1080 x 2340 as well as a density of 395 PPI.
The Xiaomi Poco M2 is available in four colour options and they are Carbon Gray, Sunset Purple, Ocean Green, Pink/Blue colours.
The camera set up of the Poco M2 is very similar to that of the Redmi 9. It comes with the same quad rear camera set up and a single front facing camera.
The quad rear camera set up of the smartphone is made up of a 13MP primary camera with an aperture of f/2.2, an 8MP ultra wide camera with an aperture of f/2.2, a 5MP macro camera with an aperture of f/2.4, as well as a 2MP depth camera with an aperture of f/2.4.
This brilliant rear camera setup can shoot videos at 1080p @ 30fps. It also supports HDR and Panorama mode for photos.
The front facing camera for the device is a single 8MP camera with an aperture of f/2.0. It can record videos at 1080p @ 30fps. It equally features HDR mode for photos.
Hardware / Software
When it comes to performance hardware on the Poco M2, what the device offers is a mid-range smartphone hardware that is made up of an Octa-core MediaTek G80 processor with a Mali-G52 MC2 GPU handling the graphics. It features a 6GB of RAM, with either 64GB or 128GB of internal storage.
The smartphone comes with a massive non-removable 5000mAh Li-Po battery. The device also features 18W fast charge mechanism for a faster charge.
While this is not the best fast charge feature available in the market, it is still a whole lot better than having nothing. And when you consider the price that the phone is going for, you will see that you are getting a good deal.
For the software department, the device features the MIUI 11 user interface on top of the Android 10 operating system.
The Poco M2 comes with a 3.5mm headphone jack, USB Type-C port, and features dual-band Wifi, Bluetooth 5.0 connectivity.
For Internet connectivity the Xiaomi Poco M2 offers only as much as 4G LTE. It doesn’t support 5G so the phone users will not get to enjoy 5G with the smartphone even if 5G is accessible in their area.