Today, the standard version of the Xiaomi POCO M2 released in the Indian, European, and other markets, after M2 Pro debuted on July 2. POCO M2 price starts from Rs.10,999 INR in the Indian market and 199 euros in the European market. let’s get to know about Xiaomi POCO M2 specs, variants, AnTuTu scores, and features:
The POCO M2 is completely made from plastic including the rear and the frame. Moreover, on the front, we have the water-drop notch. Meanwhile, on the back, is the Quad camera arranged in vertical order.
POCO M2 dimensions are 163.3 x 77 x 9.1 mm and weight 198 grams. Interestingly, we see the water-repellent coating (Pi splash and rust repellent) on the back as well. As far as the durability is concerned, on the front, we have the Corning Gorilla Glass 3.
On the front, we have the 6.53-inch LCD IPS waterdrop display with FHD+ resolution (1080 x 2340 pixels). The screen brightness is 400 nits and the screen-to-body ratio is 83.2%.
Xiaomi POC M2 SoC is the MediaTek Helio G80, a 12nm octa-core (2.0GHz) mid-end gaming SoC with HyperEngine 2.0. The SoC is coupled with 6GB memory (LPDDR4X) and 64GB/128GB optional storage (eMMC 5.1). There’s also a dedicated MicroSD slot as well.
Considering the sensors, we have Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass sensors integrated.
Xiaomi POCO M2 features Helio G80 which scores around 200,000+ points on the AnTuTu v8 benchmark. The phone can play PUBG mobile at high frame rates and medium graphics with a native FHD+ resolution.
POCO M2 outperforms most Helio G70, Snapdragon 660, 665, 670, 675, and 710 phones.
Starting with the front, we have an 8 MP f/2.0, 27mm (wide) selfie shooter.
Meanwhile, on the back, we have a 13MP AI quad-camera configuration:
POCO M2 can record a video at 1080p@30fps. Features such as AI filters, HDR, and panorama are also present.
In terms of wired connectivity, POCO M2 has a Type-C USB port. Moreover, the 3.5mm audio jack has also been retained.
In terms of wireless connectivity, we have WiFi (Dual-band), Bluetooth 5.0, FM radio, and an IR blaster.
As far as networking is concerned, we have a Dual-SIM slot with dual 4G LTE networking. Helio G80 supports a maximum download speed of 300 Mbps while the upload speed is 150 Mbps.
POCO M2 has a high 5000 mAh Li-Po non-removable battery. It also supports fast charging which is 18W. The phone can charge in 2 hours and 10 minutes with an 18W fast charger. The battery timing is around 1 and a half days with average use.
POCO M2 runs on Android 10 with the Xiaomi’s custom UI ‘MIUI 11’. This phone will receive the MIUI 12 update in the future.
POCO M2 variants and pricing are as following:
M2 color variants are: