POCO F2 Pro: The Ultimate Flagship Killer launches in Malaysia
POCO, the beloved smartphone product line today launched its latest device: POCO F2 Pro, in Malaysia. Tailored to tech enthusiasts, the device prioritizes performance over frills – without the traditional flagship price tag.
With the Snapdragon™ 865 Mobile Platform under the hood, POCO F2 Pro offers sustained peak performance, extremely fast processing speeds, and a true full-screen viewing experience that’ll have techies waving goodbye to their current daily driver.
Commenting on the release of POCO F2 Pro, Nicolas Shi, Xiaomi Country Manager of Malaysia and Singapore said, “We’re extremely excited to announce the arrival of the POCO F2 Pro in Malaysia, our flagship killer that has become a fan favourite. We have created a smartphone that has improved from the near perfect POCO F1, that delivers unbelievable performance, focusing on the core innovations that truly matter, which we believe will resonate with tech enthusiasts. The new powerhouse will be available at an irresistible price tag, echoing our mission to make amazing products available to everyone at honest pricing.”
Powerfully cool with Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 865 and LiquidCool Technology 2.0
POCO F2 Pro takes the mobile experience to the next level with Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 865: the most powerful 5G processor on the market. Paired with a Kryo™ 585 octa-core chip processor and Adreno™ 650 GPU, both offer 25% improved performance over their predecessor, delivering the ultimate performance with constantly connected users in mind. The powerful SoC is complimented with ultra high-speed LPDDR5 1 RAM and the latest UFS 3.1 storage, which enable POCO F2 Pro to offer top-notch read-and-write capabilities for insanely smooth operations.
With LiquidCool Technology 2.0, POCO F2 Pro sports the largest vapor chamber available on the market, along with multiple stacks of graphite and graphene. This solution keeps the device cool, especially the SoC and the surface of the phone, and sustains peak performance even under heavy activity loads. Optimized for power users and TÜV Rheinland High Gaming Performance certified, POCO F2 Pro delivers an improved gaming experience with enhanced HDR display and realistic haptic feedback with a z-axis linear motor. It also offers an immersive audio experience with Hi-Res Audio certification.
Sophistication meets vibrancy with a sleek design and 6.67” AMOLED Full Screen Display
Checking all the boxes for a true-blue flagship killer, POCO F2 Pro touts a variety of favorite features, including an optical in-screen fingerprint sensor and Corning ® Gorilla ® Glass 5 on the front and back for sturdy protection. The device is offered in radiant colors and styles to suit every personality, including grey, purple, blue, and white – sporting an anti-glare matte finish in the purple and grey variants.
With a contrast ratio of 5000000:1 and a brightness of 500 nits (typ) / 800 nits (HBM), the device brings display quality to the forefront. No matter the time of day, users can count on a comfortable viewing experience through POCO F2 Pro’s bright 6.67” AMOLED ultimate Full Screen Display, featuring a 360° triple ambient light sensor to deliver accurate ambient light detection and smooth brightness adjustment.
Taking display quality even further, the device boasts the latest TÜV Rheinland Full Care Display Certification, HDR10+, DC dimming, and Sunlight Mode 2.0. Through its advanced customizable color scheme settings, users can incorporate their own unique flair to the device’s display for a personalized experience.
Photography reigns supreme with 64MP quad rear camera and 20MP pop-up camera
Touting an impressive 64MP rear quad camera set up, POCO F2 Pro’s Sony IMX686 sensor captures clear, detailed images, while its 13MP 123° ultra wide-angle lens lets users take effortlessly gorgeous landscapes and large group photos. A 5MP macro and 2MP depth sensor round out the rear camera for detailed close-ups with unparalleled bokeh, allowing for beautiful images every time.
With ultra-high definition video recording at 8K (24fps) and 4K (60fps), POCO F2 Pro turns any user into a cinematographer. The Pro mode for both photo and video offers more control over focus and exposure, so users can capture higher quality images without the use of a DSLR or other professional cameras.
On the front, POCO F2 Pro sports a massive 20MP pop-up camera with a multicolor notification light, helping minimize front screen bezels without compromising camera quality. The selfie camera also sports 120fps slow motion video recording capability to turn even basic videos into cinematic masterpieces.
Accelerated performance shines with high-capacity 4,700mAh (typ) battery and swift 9.6 Gbps connectivity speeds
Enabling a reliable extended user experience, POCO F2 Pro packs a mighty punch with its massive 4,700mAh battery, surpassing the average user’s power needs even during heavy usage. The device also sports a swift 30W fast charge, which can fuel the device to 64% in just 30 minutes and 100% in 63 minutes 2 . In addition to superb charging speed, POCO F2 Pro also comes with a 33W in-box charger which provides a convenient power-up experience for users constantly on the go.
With the support of WiFi 6, POCO F2 Pro provides a hyper-fast connectivity experience with speeds of 9.6Gbps, nearly three times as fast as WiFi 5. Additionally, the device integrates a multi-link connection allowing for stable and peak network connections at all times across 2.4G Wi-Fi, 5G Wi-Fi, and mobile data.
Price and availability
POCO F2 Pro will hit shelves in Malaysia on June 10, 2020 at an irresistible price of RM2,199 for the 6GB+128GB variant and RM2,599 for the 8GB+256GB variant. The POCO F2 will be available online at Xiaomi LazMall Flagship Store, Mi Official Store via Shopee Mall and offline at Authorized Mi Stores in Malaysia.
In conjunction with the launch of POCO F2 Pro in Malaysia, a one-day flash sale offer for the 6GB+128GB variant of POCO F2 Pro will be offered at RM1,999 on June 10, 2020, exclusively on Xiaomi LazMall Flagship Store.
In addition, every purchase of the 8GB+256GB variant of the POCO F2 Pro comes with a complimentary BlackShark Fun Cooler (RRP: RM139). Free gift is applicable at Xiaomi LazMall Flagship Store, Mi Official Store via Shopee Mall and Authorized Mi Stores in Malaysia.