Xiaomi Poco M2 Reloaded Review: Excellent Features & Battery | GadgetGuruBN

Last updated on 24/09/2021 12:15 AM IST.
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Xiaomi on 21/04/2021 launched the Poco M2 Reloaded which is a budget android smartphone in India priced at Rs.9,499 & these are my honest thoughts about it. 
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1. Features [8.7/10]
The device comes with excellent features which includes,
  • Important sensors: Fingerprint.
  • Connectivity options: Dual-Band WiFi (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac), Bluetooth 5.0, IR Blaster, USB Type-C 2.0 port, GPS (A-GPS, GLONASS & Beidou), Dual SIM (dual nano SIM, dual 4G, dual VoLTE & VoWiFi) & dedicated Micro SD card slot. 
  • Audio features: Single speakers & 3.5mm headphone jack.
2. Battery [8.6/10]
Device comes with Li-Po 5000 mAh battery which supports 18W fast charging. The battery life should be excellent as it features,
  • Bigger battery size.
  • 12nm fabrication of the SOC.
  • 18W fast charging.
Battery Life Stats
SOT [Screen on Time]: Upto 7:45 hrs average.
Battery Life: Upto 2 days average.

3. Performance [8.4/10]
Device comes with Mediatek Helio G80 12nm SOC & runs Android 10 OS with Xiaomi's MIUI 12.0 interface on top. The overall performance should be great as it features,
  • 2 ARM-Cortex A75 CPU clocked at 2.0 Ghz & 6 ARM-Cortex A55 CPU clocked at 1.8 Ghz with Mali-G52 MC2 950 Mhz GPU. 
  • 4GB LPDDR4X RAM & 64GB eMMC 5.1 Storage.
4. Display [8.3/10]
Device comes with 6.53 inch display which should offer great quality as it features,
  • IPS LCD 60Hz refresh rate panel with FHD+ [2340 X 1080 pixels] resolution.
  • Excellent 395 ppi sharpness, 400 nits brightness, 1500:1 contrast ratio & 19:5:9 aspect ratio.
5. Form Factor [8/10]
  • Dimensions: 163.3 x 77 x 9.1 mm & Weight: 198 gms.
  • Build: Corning Gorilla Glass 3 front, Plastic back & frame.
6. Camera [7.9/10]
Device comes with [4] rear cameras with LED flash & [1] front camera. The overall camera quality [image & video] should be great [8.5/10] in day & pretty good [6.9/10] in night as it features [camera features 0.3],
  • Main: 13MP with f/2.2 Aperture, 27mm wide-angle lens, 1/3.1" sensor size, 1.12 micron pixel, PDAF & HDR.
  • Ultrawide: 8MP with f/2.2 Aperture, 118 degree FOV ultrawide-angle lens, 1/4" sensor size, 1.12 micron pixel.
  • Macro: 2MP with f/2.4 aperture & 1.75 micron pixel.
  • Depth: 2MP with f/2.4 aperture & 1.75 micron pixel.
  • Video recording options include FHD [1080p@30fps]. It features Macro mode, Portrait mode, Night mode, Movie frame & more
  • Front: 8MP with f/2.1 aperture, wide-angle lens, 1/4.0" sensor size, 1.12 micron pixel & HDR.
  • Video recording options include FHD [1080p@30fps].
7. Box Contents: Poco M2 Reloaded [Device itself], Adapter, Type-C cable, Guides / Paper work & SIM tool.

8. Price, Variants, Colors & Availability
1 Price: Rs.9,499.
1 Variants: 4+64GB. 
2 Colors: Greyish Black & Mostly Blue.
Availability: Available from 21/04/2021 via,
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9. Pros, Cons, GadgetGuruBN Product Rating & VFM Rating
Pros Cons
 + Excellent features   - No gyroscope sensor / NFC
 + Excellent battery   - Slightly better SOC could be used 
 + Great performance   - Display quality could be slightly better
 + Great display   - Camera quality could be slightly better
 + Pretty great camera   
 + Pretty great build   

1. Product Rating: 8.38/10.
2. VFM Rating: 7.9/10. 
3. GadgetGuruBN Rating: 8.10/10.

10. Final Words
Summing up my thoughts the Poco M2 Reloaded is a great smartphone at a pretty great price, Also do let me know your thoughts in the comments below. 

11. Why you should buy this smartphone?
If you are looking for a great all-round smartphone that offers excellent battery life in the 9.5K budget than this smartphone might be the best option for you.
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