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Redmi K20 Pro with Snapdragon 855 expected to launch as Poco F2

The Poco F1 gained huge success in India and this is due to the great value the phone offers for the affordable price point. Starting this year, Poco Fans have been waiting for the Poco F2 and looks like the phone is nearing its launch.

Redmi K20 Pro with Snapdragon 855 expected to launch as Poco F2

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Redmi flagships -- Redmi K20 and Redmi K20 Pro -- are coming soon.
  • The Redmi K20 Pro is expected to launch as the Poco F2 in other markets including India.
  • The Redmi K20 Pro or the Poco F2 is said to be the cheapest Snapdragon 855 phone yet.

Looks like rumours are turning out to be true. Rumours so far have revealed that one of the Redmi flagships - there are supposed to be two flagships - will launch as the Poco F2 outside China. A report coming from GSMArena website now gives out some more information on the Poco F2. The report suggests that the Pro version of the Redmi K20 aka the Redmi K20 Pro will launch as Pocophone F2 in other markets besides China. Considering the demand for Poco phone in India we believe the Poco F2 will definitely come to the country.

In India, the Poco F1 has gained huge popularity and that is mostly because of the great value that the phone offers for the price tag. It is almost a year since the Poco F1 has launched and the phone is still the cheapest Snapdragon 845 device available globally. The Redmi GM Lu Weibing has previously confirmed that the Redmi flagship phone will be the cheapest Snapdragon 855 device yet. This suggests that the Poco F2 will also be the cheapest Snapdragon 855 phone in other markets including in India.

Considering the Poco F2 in India will be the Redmi K20 Pro in China the specs of the two phones may be more or less similar. This means the Poco F2 will come with Snapdragon 844 chipset, pop-up selfie camera on the front, triple rear cameras, all-screen display, among other things. As far as the specs are concerned the Redmi K20 series will come packed with a 6.39-inch AMOLED notchless display. This hints that the Poco F2 will also with the same AMOLED all screen display that measures 6.39-inches.

Leaks and rumours suggest that the Redmi flagship aka the Poco F2 in India will come with a 32MP pop-up selfie camera, three rear cameras including 48MP primary sensor + 8MP ultrawide sensor and 16MP telephoto lens. Leaks also suggest that the phone will come with 4000mAh battery and up to 8GB RAM and 256GB storage. It is expected to expect the same specs as the Redmi K20 Pro on the Poco F2.

Considering the rumoured specs looks like the Poco F2 will be a much-upgraded version of the Poco F1 - that is launch only last year. To recall, the Poco F1 comes with Snapdragon 845, up to 8GB of RAM and 256Gb of storage, 4000mAh battery, 20MP front camera on the notch, rear camera setup comprises of 12MP + 5MP camera configuration, IR face unlock, rear mounted fingerprint sensor and more.

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