Recently, Xiaomi Nepal has teased the upcoming new smartphones of Poco on November 6th. Poco M2 and the Poco C3 have finally arrived in Nepal. Even before the Daraz 11.11 sales day. M2 is a budget smartphone that is a neck-to-neck competition for the Redmi 9 series. So, let’s check out the specifications, features, and prices of Poco M2 in Nepal!
Also, Check Poco C3 Officially Launched in Nepal | Best Budget Phone!
Overview of Poco M2
Display and Design
M2 features a bezel-less display with a dot notch on the top center for the front camera. The screen size will be 6.53 inches with a display type used IPS LCD panel. It has an FHD+ resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels. The aspect ratio is 19.5:9 with rounded corners. The screen is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3.
The design resembles more of the Redmi 9. There’s a quad-camera setup on the rear arranged in a horizontal capsule shape, the same as Redmi 9 series. It is protected with a P2i rating for water splash resistance. And it comes with a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner. On the bottom, USB Type-C charging port can be seen including the speaker grill.
M2 presents 4 camera lenses: wide, ultra-wide, macro, and depth. The primary sensor is of 13 MP wide lens accompanied by an 8 MP 118˚ ultra-wide camera lens. There’s a 5 MP macro lens and a 2 MP depth sensor.
On the front, there’s an 8 MP camera lens with HDR shots. It is also capable of capturing video of 1080p resolution at 30 fps.
Under the performance, there’s a MediaTek Helio G80 chipset with an Octa-core CPU clocked at 2.0 GHz max. And, Mali-G52 MC2 is there as GPU which will provide a smooth experience over the graphics. M2 is designed with 6 GB of LPDDR4X RAM. It comes with 64 GB and 128 GB of internal storage variants. And, it operates on MIUI 11 based on Android 10.
Battery and Misc.
This device comes with a battery capacity of 5,000 mAh. The non-removable battery supports 18W Fast Charging. Also, some other features are a Type-C port, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, headphone jack, and speakers.
Poco M2 Specifications
|Body||163.3 x 77 x 9.1 mm, 198 g|
|Display||6.53 inches, IPS LCD panel|
|Resolution||1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio|
|Glass Protection||Corning Gorilla Glass 3|
|Processor||Mediatek Helio G80 (12 nm)|
|CPU||Octa-core (2×2.0 GHz Cortex-A75 & 6×1.8 GHz Cortex-A55)|
|Storage||64 / 128 GB|
|OS||Android 10, MIUI 12|
|Rear Camera||Quad Cameras|
Primary: 13 MP, f/2.2, 28mm (wide), 1/3.1″, 1.12µm, PDAF
Ultrawide: 8 MP, f/2.2, 118˚
Depth: 2 MP, f/2.4
Macro: 5 MP, f/2.4
|Front Camera||8 MP, f/2.0, 27mm (wide), 1/4.0″, 1.12µm|
|Video Resolution||Rear: [email protected]|
Front: [email protected]
|Audio||3.5mm jack, Loudspeakers|
|Security||Fingerprint (rear-mounted), Software-based face-unlock|
|Connectivity||4G LTE, dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, Type-C 2.0 port|
|Charging||Fast charging 18W|
|Price in Nepal||Rs. 18,999 (6/64 GB) | Rs. 19,999 (6/128 GB)|
Price of Poco M2 and Availability
The price of this phone is INR 11,499 for the 6/128 GB variant. Whereas, the 6/64 GB variant is INR 10,499. Users can choose between three different colors: Brick Red, Pitch Black, and Slate Blue.
The Poco M2 is officially launched in Nepal. So, the price of Poco M2 in Nepal is Rs. 18,999 for 6/64 GB. We expected that it will launch on Daraz 11.11 sales day but it came earlier.
|Smartphone Model||Price in Nepal|
|Poco M2||Rs. 18,999 (6/64 GB)|
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If we look in the market, we can find numerous smartphones on that range with similar specs. M2 can compete against the Redmi 9 series where they all shares similar specs.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q. Launch Date of Poco M2 in Nepal? / When is Poco M2 Launching?
A. M2 is launched in Nepal officially. Even before the Daraz 11.11 Sales Day. To note the date: November 8th, 2020.
Q. Is Poco M2 better than the Redmi 9 series? / Poco M2 vs Redmi 9?
A. M2 launched as a rebrand of Redmi 9 and shares the same/similar specifications. Yet, global and Indian users seem to like Poco more.