Poco M2 Overview
POCO has quickly become everyone’s favorite smartphone in Nepal. It is a highly powered device that can give a stiff competition to high end handsets.
Infused with a powerful RAM and a massive internal storage, POCO M2 is currently ruling the low end mobile market.
The company has launched two new models this year and the specs look promising. After a long time, we have witnessed such a good budget smartphone.
Display and Design
The Pocco M2 has a 6.53 inch display with 2340 x 1080 Pixels. The FHD+ display allows you to watch high quality videos with realistic clarity and details.
This IPS display has a contrast and NTSC ratio of 1500:1 (typ) and 70% (typ) with a pixel density of 395 ppi.
The gorilla glass will help in protecting the screen from small fall and scratches. Poco M2 has a P2i certification that means it is safe from a few water splashes and rust.
That means there is a selfie camera, which is placed on a small notch, on the forehead of the device.
At the back of the phone, the top part is smooth whereas the bottom part has a line finishing for a better grip.
This way even when you hold the device with a wet hand, the chances of it slipping is minimal. The Poco M2 has a polycarbonate body and is available in three color options of Slate Blue, Pitch Black and Brick Red.
The back of the phone has a quad camera setup, a LED flash and a fingerprint sensor packed in a pill like structure.
While the right side is a home to a volume and a power button, the left has a triple card slot sim tray. Similarly, on the bottom, there lies a type-C port, main microphone, 3.5mm audio jack and speaker.
The top part of the smartphone has a secondary microphone and an infrared sensor which lets you control any TV and AC.
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Performance and Memory
The Poco M2 is powered by MediaTek Helio G80 chipset which is specially made for gaming.
This Octa core microprocessor has a primary clock speed of 2 GHz and a secondary clock speed of 1.8 GHz. And as we all know, higher the clock speed, faster the phone.
Moreover, Poco M2 is also packed with ARM G52 MC2 that can clock up to 950 MHz. When we tested the phone, we had no problem playing PUBG, COD and Free fire.
Even after playing games for hours, the phone was only mild hot. Additionally, the device also runs on Android 10.
Speaking of the memory, Poco M2 comes in three memory configurations and all of them are large as compared to phones of this level.
While the lowest model comes with 4GB+64GB, the middle and highest variant is available in 6GB+64GB and 6GB+128GB respectively.
But it does not stop here, there is also a dedicated memory card slot and using this you can grow the storage to maximum 512GB.
Like we said earlier, Poco M2 houses quad camera setup on the rear. In this smartphone, you get a main camera of 13MP, UW camera of 8MP, Micro camera of 5MP and a Portrait camera of 2MP.
They click fantastic images and the micro camera can even record Full HD videos. Apart from all that, Poco M2 also supports slow-mo feature which comes in handy when shooting cool videos.
Moreover, M2 has a few camera settings like AI scene detection, HDR imaging, AI portrait mode, phase detection autofocus, portrait mode with background blurring and face recognition.
Some features such as digital zoom, auto flash and touch to focus come built-in with this device.
There is also a selfie camera on the front which has a camera sensor of 8MP. It comes with a pixel size of 1.12um and aperture of F2.05.
Battery and Charging
The Poco M2 is packed with a massive 5000 mAh Li-Po battery. The battery is non removable and can easily handle gaming for 12 hours. Additionally, it is marked that the phone has a 26 days standby along with video playback of 25 hours.
Although the phone supports 18W, the device comes with a 10W charger and fast charging feature.
Poco M2 Price in Nepal and Availability
The official price of Poco M2 (6GB+128GB) in Nepal is Rs.19,999. Similarly, the device with a 4GB+64GB storage is retailed at the price of Rs.14,990. And the middle ranged variant of Poco M2 (6GB+64GB) costs Rs.18,999.
It is already released in Nepal and is available in all the Mi and various retail stores all over Nepal. You can also choose to buy it from Daraz.
|Model Name||Official Price in Nepal|
|Poco M2 (4GB+64GB)||Rs.14,999|
|Poco M2 (6GB+64GB)||Rs.18,999|
|Poco M2 (6GB+128GB)||Rs.19,999|
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Poco M2 Specifications
- Performance/Processor: Snapdragon 720G
- Storage: 64 GB expandable Up to 512 GB
- Camera: 48+8+5+2 MP
- Battery: 5000 mAh
- Display: 6.67″ (16.94 cm)
- RAM: 4 GB
- Front Camera: 16 MP
- Battery: 5000 mAh
- Other sensors: Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope
Is Poco M2 good for gaming?
With 6GB of RAM and powerful CPU and GPU onboard, Poco M2 is definitely a great gaming smartphone.
Despite being packed with such a strong setup, it was barely hot when we played PUBG for a couple of hours.
Gaming becomes even better with Poco M2 because of its large display and great speakers.
Similarly, the smartphone can store dozens of heavy games as it also has a huge storage option.
Does Poco M2 have a fingerprint?
Yes, Poco M2 comes with various features and one of them is a fingerprint sensor.
The device has a rear mounted fingerprint sensor that is just below the depth camera.
Unlike other low end smartphones, the sensor is quite fast and can be easily used to unlock the phone using the index finger.