Xiaomi Poco F2 key specifications revealed ahead of official launch


Shortly after Poco F1 Lite was spotted online, Xiaomi’s long-awaited Poco F2 has made an appearance online. Unlike the previous listing, Xiaomi Poco F2 comes with the latest flagship Qualcomm chipset.

Spotted on benchmarking website Geekbench, Xiaomi Poco F2 runs on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 855 processor, the same chipset that powers the likes of Samsung Galaxy S10 and is expected on OnePlus 7. The chipset is coupled with 4GB of RAM.

Considering the multiple variants of Xiaomi Poco F1, the 4GB model is expected to be the base model. The top-end model could come with up to 6 or 8GB of RAM. The smartphone has been spotted with Android Q, Google’s next Android iteration. Looks like Xiaomi Poco F2 will be one of the first phones in India to offer the latest Qualcomm chipset and Google OS.

As far as Geekbench performance goes, Xiaomi Poco F2 scored 1776 points and 6097 in single-core and multi-core benchmark tests. The benchmark scores are relatively lower than the peak scores of phones running on Qualocmm’s Snapdragon 855 SoC.

Apart from Poco F1, Xiaomi is also working on a lower-cost Poco phone. Conveniently dubbed as Poco F2 Lite, the smartphone is rumoured to come with Snapdragon 660 which also runs on Xiaomi’s Redmi Note 7 smartphone. Xiaomi Poco F1 Lite runs on Android Pie out-of-the-box and up to 4GB of RAM.

If launched, the two phones will join Xiaomi’s only Poco phone, Poco F1 which comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor and up to 8GB of RAM. Focused on power users, Xiaomi Poco F1 comes with liquid cooling mechanism and software-level optimisation for graphic-intensive games and applications.


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