Xiaomi Poco F2 to come with Snapdragon 855

By Xite - March 18, 2019
The Poco F2 will be successor to Poco F1 which is also one of the best smartphones under Rs 20,000. If performance and battery life matter to you the most, then Poco F1 is one of the best choices for ....

Successor to Poco F1, the Xiaomi Poco F2 has been spotted on Geekbench, with Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor clubbed with 4GB of RAM. The smartphone is also shown running the upcoming Android Q operating system, released recently by Google.

Xiaomi Poco F2 scored 1776 points in a single-core test. The smartphone recorded 6097 points in multi-score test, reported Geekbench.

While the benchmarking scores of Snapdragon 855 running devices have crossed over 3,000 points in the single-core tests and approx. 10,000 in the multi-core tests, the scores of Poco F2 are very much low as compared to other devices. The low performing score might be due to 4GB of RAM, too.

The F1 is the first device from Poco, a sub-brand of Xiaomi. The Poco F1 sports an AI-powered dual camera consisting of a 12MP Sony IMX363 primary sensor with dual pixel auto-focus.  At the front, the F1 sports a 20MP sensor featuring Super Pixel technology that combines the information of four pixels into one large 1.8μm pixel for clearer images with less noise. Both the rear and front cameras are supported by AI features for photos, such as AI Portrait, AI Beautify, and AI Scene Detection.

According to earlier media leaks and rumours, a phone codenamed as Xiaomi Uranus was lised on Geekbench having like Snapdragon 660, 4GB of RAM and Android 9 Pie, which is believed to be launched as Poco F1 Lite.

In January, Xiaomi announced to make Redmi an independent brand.

'While the Redmi brand focuses on value-for-money budget smartphones, the Mi brand is focused on high-end devices. Also, the Redmi devices are primarily sold through e-commerce platforms, while Mi devices are not e-commerce focused,' Co-founder Lei Jun said.

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