POCO launched POCO M2 smartphone in India last week. The new smartphone has similar specs as the Xiaomi’s Redmi 9 Prime smartphone. Its key specs include a 6.53-inch Full HD+ LCD water-drop display, MediaTek Helio G80 8nm SoC, 13MP + 8MP + 5MP + 2MP quad camera, an 8MP front camera, and a 5000mAh battery with 18W fast charging. POCO M2 price in India starts at Rs. 10,999.

With the same chipset and other features as well as almost a similar price, Xiaomi’s rival Realme has also launched not one but two smartphones this year. So, which of these phones is right for your let’s find out.

POCO M2 Reasons To Buy

Design & Display

POCO M2 has a plastic body with a two-tone finish at the back that comes in Pitch Black, Slate Blue, and Brick Red colors. The device has a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner. It also has a splash-resistant (P2i coating) body.

The dimensions of the handset are 163.3 x 77x 9.1 mm and its weight is 198g.

On the front, the phone has a 6.53-inch Full HD+(2340 × 1080 pixels) LCD screen with 400 nits brightness. The display has Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection.

Performance

The phone is powered by MediaTek Helio G80 12nm processor with ARM Mali-G52 2EEMC2 GPU. It is paired with 6GB LPPDDR4x RAM and up to 128GB eMMC 5.1 storage which is expandable up to 512GB with microSD.

The smartphone runs on Android 10 with MIUI 11 and it is upgradable to MIUI 12.

Cameras

The quad rear camera setup on the phone has a 13MP primary camera with f/2.2 aperture, an 8MP 118.2° ultra-wide-angle lens, a 2MP depth sensor, and a 5MP 4cm macro camera. There is an 8MP front camera with f/2.0 aperture.

Battery & Fast Charging

The device is powered by a 5000mAh battery with 18W fast charging. However, it comes with a 10W charger in the box.

Connectivity

Connectivity features on the phone include triple cards (nano + nano + microSD), Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5, GPS + GLONASS, USB Type-C, and 3.5mm audio jack.

Price & Availability

POCO M2 is priced at Rs. 10,999 for the 6GB+64GB version and the 6GB+128GB version costs Rs. 12,499. It will be available from Flipkart starting from September 15.

POCO M2 Alternatives

Redmi 9 Prime

Key Specs: 

  • 6.53 inch FHD+ Display
  • 13MP + 8MP + 2MP + 5MP Quad Camera
  • 8MP Front Camera
  • 5020 mAh Battery
  • MediaTek Helio G80 (12 nm) Processor

Price: Rs. 9,999 for the 4GB+64GB version and the 4GB+128GB version costs Rs. 11,999. It is available via Amazon.in.

Realme Narzo 10

Key Specs:

  • 6.5 inch HD+ Display
  • 48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP Quad Rear Camera
  • 16MP Front Camera
  • 5000 mAh Battery
  • MediaTek Helio G80 (12 nm) Processor

Price: Rs. 11,999 for the 4GB+128GB version. It is available via Flipkart. 

Wrapping Up

These were the phones with the same specs and the same price range that are available in India right now. So if you have a budget of Rs 11000 you can choose one phone from the mentioned, however, POCO M2 has some latest features among all.

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