So we finally have the new POCO M2 official after the launch of POCO M2 Pro. Yes, the POCO M2 is another rebranded device of none other than recently launched Redmi 9 Prime. Xiaomi also announced the new cheaper fitness tracker with Redmi Smart Band in India.
The new POCO M2 will go on sale from Sept 15 through Flipkart and will be available in Brick Red, Pitch Black and Slate Blue colours. The POCO M2 with 6GB+64GB cost Rs.10,499/- whereas the 6GB+128GB at Rs.12,499/- in India. The Redmi Smart Band comes in Black, Blue, Green and Orange colours and will go on sale from Sept 9 via Amazon.
POCO M2 again comes with a polycarbonate back with POCO F2 as a rear camera. The new POCO M2 will sport 6.53 inches FHD+ IPS LCD waterdrop display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3+ on top. It weighs 198g and measures 9.1 mm thick. The new POCO M2 is nothing but Redmi 9 Prime with more RAM and storage.
The POCO M2 is powered by MediaTek Helio G80 SoC coupled with 4GB RAM and 64GB/128GB storage. The POCO M2 comes with quad-rear cameras with 13MP main sensor having an aperture of f/2.2, 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens with f/2.2 aperture and 118-degrees FOV, there is 2MP f/2.4 aperture depth sensor and 5MP f/2.4 macro sensor with LED flash.
On the front, we have 8MP f/2.0 selfie shooter. The connectivity option includes Dual SIM with 4G LTE and VoLTE support, Dual Band Wifi, rear-mounted fingerprint scanner, A-GPS, GLONASS, GPS, Bluetooth 5.0, USB Type-C port, IR Blaster and 3.5mm audio jack. All this is packed by 5020 mAh battery with 18W fast charge support.
The new Redmi Smart Band sports 1.08 inches larger colour LCD display which is square-shaped and comes with 72 face options. The Redmi Smart Band comes with Realme Band like built-in charging port that can be charged using any available USB-A port. It weighs 13g.
It also features a Heart Rate sensor and comes with basic features like activity tracker, sleep monitor, sedentary reminder etc. The device also comes with a 5ATM level waterproof along with 5 sports mode. It comes with Bluetooth 5.0 LE support, Tri-Axis Accelerometer, and 5ATM water-resistant. All this is packed by 130 mAh battery that lasts for 14 days on a single charge.