POCO announces India’s most affordable 6GB RAM phone – POCO M2

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POCO today launched its newest smartphone for the Indian market — POCO M2 — via means of an engaging online launch event. Starting INR 10,999, POCO M2 is India’s most affordable 6GB smartphone.

India’s most affordable 6GB RAM smartphone

POCO M2 comes with a MediaTek® Helio™ G80 octa-core processor with two Cortex-A75 cores at 2.0GHz and six Cortex-A55 cores at 1.8GHz, striking a balance between performance and efficiency. With MediaTek’s gaming features, POCO M2 users will be able enjoy an optimized gaming experience.

With 6GB of RAM to go with the aforementioned components, POCO M2 makes for a well-rounded device that’s set to elevate the standards in the segment.

16.58cm (6.53) Full HD+ Display

Providing consumers a high-quality viewing experience, POCO M2 features a 16.58cm (6.53) Full HD+ display, with a resolution of 2340 × 1080 and an aspect ratio of 19.5:9. Also, the Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3 protection keeps the screen protected from accidental damage and scratches. The display is reading mode certified by TÜV Rheinland.

With a near edge-to-edge display on the front, POCO M2 features a fingerprint sensor on the rear of the device to allow for quick unlocking. Protecting the entire body of the device is P2i’s nano-coating, which makes POCO M2 resistant to accidental splashes.

AI Quad Camera

POCO M2 features a quad camera setup consisting of a 13MP primary sensor, 8MP ultra-wide sensor, 5MP macro sensor and a 2MP depth sensor. With the 8MP ultra-wide camera with 118-degree field of view, users can expand their view significantly while the 5MP macro sensor will allow users to take some dramatic close-up shots. Users will also be able to take full HD footage on the macro camera for some truly fun videos.

5000mAh Battery

With the ‘new normal’ everything has shifted to digital, and a long-lasting battery stands to be one of the key elements to go through your day seamlessly. POCO M2 comes packed with a 5,000mAh built-in battery-powered with support for 18W fast charging (10W charger in box) to ensure long hours of battery backup.

Commenting on the launch, Manmohan Chandolu, General Manager, POCO India, said, “At POCO, our focus has been to democratize decision making, and stay ever evolving. The launch of POCO M2 is a step in the same direction. Running on a MediaTek® Helio™ G80 octa-core processor, it is India’s most affordable 6GB RAM smartphone. Besides, POCO M2 offers a full HD+ display, a great camera experience along with a long lasting battery. We are delighted to bring this new smartphone for our fans and intend to capture the interest of new consumers as well.”

Availability

POCO M2 will be available in 6/64GB and 6/128GB storage variants for INR 10,999 and INR 12,499 respectively. Buyers will be able to avail an additional INR 750 instant discount when transacting through ICICI (credit cards or debit card EMIs) and Federal Bank (debit cards).

POCO M2 will be available in Slate Blue, Pitch Black and Brick Red colour variants. It will be available for purchase via Flipkart on 12 noon, 15 September 2020.