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Home / Tech / Xiaomi Poco F2 is in the works, leaked specs reveal AMOLED display with waterdrop notch

Xiaomi Poco F2 is in the works, leaked specs reveal AMOLED display with waterdrop notch

Xiaomi Poco F2 smartphone will most likely launch according to new leaks. There were rumours around the Poco brand shutting down.

tech Updated: Aug 01, 2019 14:31 IST
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Poco F2 could actually be in the works.
Poco F2 could actually be in the works. (HT Photo)
         

Rumours around Poco F2 suggested Xiaomi might actually discontinue the brand. The launch of Redmi K20 Pro and departure of Poco executives fuelled the speculation even more. Xiaomi refuted claims of Poco shutting down and the company will most likely continue with the launch. Now, Xiaomi’s Poco F2 has made an unofficial appearance ahead of the official launch.

According to the latest leak, Poco F2 will feature an AMOLED display. It is worth noting that Xiaomi has introduced AMOLED screens on its mid-range phones with Redmi K20 series. For Poco, AMOLED is a big upgrade over Poco F1 which has a 6.8-inch 18.7:9 edge to edge full HD+ display. While Poco F2 is seen with a waterdrop notch display, Poco F1 also has a notch display but with the older boat-shaped design. 

The upcoming Poco F2 will be an upgrade over the existing Poco F1. The smartphone will presumably come with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 855 processor. According to Poco’s timeframe, Poco F2 could be launched towards the end of August.

Poco F1 which has seem major price cuts in India now starts at Rs 17,999. It is available in two more storage variants going up to Rs 27,999. The smartphone is still one of the top performing phones under Rs 20,000 in India. It comes with a 6.18-inch FHD+ display, 4,000mAh battery and a rear fingerprint sensor.

Poco F1 has dual 12-megapixel and 5-megapixel rear cameras. It features a 20-megapixel selfie camera. The smartphone also offers a USB Type-C port and a 3.5mm headphone jack.