POCO F2 Pro with OLED display and Snapdragon 865 chip now official


Xiaomi’s sub brand, Pocophone has officially launched its latest flagship smartphone, the POCO F2 Pro. The handset offers an affordable price with powerful internals and is labeled as a flagship killer smartphone.

POCO F2 Pro with OLED display and Snapdragon 865 chip now official

The POCO F2 Pro is almost identical to the Xiaomi Redmi K30 Pro, so it is similar in design and specs. The device also goes with the same design with 3D curved Gorilla Glass 5 back, but it is now available in Neon Blue, Phantom White, Electric Purple, and Cyber Grey colorways.

The POCO F2 Pro sports a large 6.7-inch 3D curved Gorilla Glass 5 protected Super AMOLED display with 180Hz touch sampling rate, HDR10+, and no notch. POCO also boasts that it goes with Widevine L1 certification and TÜV Rheinland certification for eye care. It has an all-screen display with tiny bezels, In-Display fingerprint reader, and a 20MP pop-up camera.

Under the hood, the device features a flagship chipset. It uses the 2.84GHz 7nm Snapdragon 865 octa-core processor with a separate 5G modem and Adreno 650 GPU. It is paired with an LPDDR5 RAM and UFS 3.1.

It also features LiquidCool Technology 2.0 with 10 NTC heat sensors to detect where heat is coming from, multi-layer graphite, graphene, Super VC and VC better overall cooling. The handset also comes with a large 4,700mAh battery with USB-C 30W fast charging that can fully charge the phone from 0 to 100 percent in 63 minutes.

For the cameras, there’s a quad setup in the rear. The 64 main camera is backed by a Sony IMX686 sensor. The secondary cameras include a 13MP ultra-wide, a 5MP telemacro (that’s 2x zoom for the tele part and a focusing distance of 3-7cm for macro), and a 2MP depth sensor. Selfies are handled by a 20MP pop-up camera.

The POCO F2 Pro looks to be affordable with the 6GB + 128GB model priced at EUR 499 (PHP 27,300 / USD 542), while the 8GB + 256GB model is priced at EUR 599 (PHP 32,700 / USD 650). You can pre-order from either in AliExpress or Gearbest. No word yet on availability in the Philippines.

POCO F2 Pro specs:

  • 6.67-inch FHD+ (2400 x 1080) AMOLED Dot Drop Full Screen display, HDR10+, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 (front and back), 180Hz Touch sampling rate, 360-degree ambient light senor, Widevine L1 Certification
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 2.84GHz octa-core CPU
  • Adreno 650 GPU
  • 6GB LPDDR4X RAM + 128GB UFS 3.1
  • 8GB LPDDR5 RAM + 256GB UFS 3.1
  • Quad-rear cameras: 64MP Sony IMX686 F1.89 main, 13MP F2.4 ultra-wide, 5MP F2.2 macro, 2MP F2.4 depth
  • 20MP pop-up front camera
  • Dual-SIM (nano)
  • 5G Sub6G: n77/n78, 4G+ LTE
  • WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (WiFi 6)
  • Bluetooth 5.1
  • NFC
  • GPS (L1+L5), A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO (E1+E5a), BDS, QZSS (L1+L5)
  • Fingerprint scanner (in-screen)
  • IR Blaster
  • 3.5mm headphone jack
  • Hi-Res Audio support
  • 1216 super-linear speaker
  • Dual smart PA high volume boost
  • USB 2.0 Type-C
  • LiquidCool Technology 2.0:  Multi-layer graphite, Graphene, SuperVC
  • Z-axis linear motor for haptics
  • POCO Launcher 2.0 (Android 10)
  • 4,700mAh battery w/ 30W fast charging, QC4.0+, PD 3.0 (includes 33W charger)

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