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Poco M2 Unveiled With 5,000mAh Battery & Affordable Price Tag

The Poco M2 was recently released in India, and it is basically a more budget-friendly version of the Poco M2 Pro. Sporting a large 5,000mAh battery and a MediaTek Helio G80 chipset, it’s quite an attractive mid-range smartphone with an affordable price tag.

Thanks to the Poco M2’s generous 5,000mAh battery, you can expect to get very respectable battery life. In fact, if you’re not a heavy smartphone user, we reckon you can get two days of use quite effortlessly. This device also supports 18W fast charging, which is really a necessity with a battery this large.

As mentioned, powering the Poco M2 is a Helio G80 chipset paired with 6GB of RAM. It’s an octa-core processor clocked at 2GHz, so you can expect to get a reasonably good level of performance. As for internal storage, you can opt for the 64GB or 128GB variant. There is also a microSD card slot if you need even more storage space.

Other specifications of the Poco M2 include a 6.53-inch 2340 x 1080 IPS LCD notched display, a quad camera system 13MP f/2.2 primary + 8MP f/2.2 ultra-wide angle + 5MP f/2.4 macro + 2MP f/2.4 depth), an 8MP f/2.0 front-facing camera, as well as three colour options: Brick Red, Slate Blue, and Pitch Black.

The Poco M2 is set to hit the store shelves on 15 September in India; it retails from 10,999 Indian rupee, which comes up to about RM620. At the moment, it remains to be seen if the Poco M2 will be launched in other markets outside India.