Lenovo K12 Pro vs Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro – Review, specifications and prices

The new Lenovo K12 Pro device has a 3 camera setup with a main lens of 64 MP, Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 processor chipset and a battery of 6000 mAh. On other side, the Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro also has interesting features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

Lenovo

Specifications

Feature Lenovo K12 Pro Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.8 in (inches) 6.67 in (inches)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G
Operating System Android 10 Android 10
Resolution 720 x 1640 pixels 1080 x 2400 pixels
RAM 4 GB (gigabytes) 4 GB (gigabytes) or 6 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 64 GB (gigabytes) 64 GB (gigabytes),128 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 64/2/2 MP 48/8/5/2 MP
Front Camera 16 MP 16 MP
Battery 6000 mAh 5000 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The Lenovo K12 Pro runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 chipset and the processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 4 cores of 2.0 GHz Kryo 260 and 4 cores of 1.8 GHz Kryo 260. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2000 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. Running on Android 10 operating system.

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 is a less powerful chipset processor than the Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G.

Meanwhile, the Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, the second processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 2 cores of 2.3 GHz Kryo 465 and 6 cores of 1.8 GHz Kryo 465. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2300 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. And it’s running on Android 10 OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Lenovo K12 Pro is carrying a Qualcomm Adreno 610,950 MHz (megahertz) gpu in the interior and the Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro has the Qualcomm Adreno 618,750 MHz (megahertz) graphics processor.

Battery

The Lenovo K12 Pro battery capacity is 6000 mAh which is a 20% (percent) more powerful than the 5000 mAh offered by the Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro. Some features include Fast charging and Non-removable.
The Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro battery include Fast charging, Non-removable and 33W in-box charger.

Screen

The handset is using a IPS display with 720 x 1640 pixels and a screen size of 6.8 in (inches).

Meanwhile the Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro is featuring a IPS display with 1080 x 2400 pixels and a screen size of 6.67 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Lenovo K12 Pro is a 1.9% bigger than Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Lenovo K12 Pro Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro
Capacitive 1500:1 contrast ratio
Multi-touch 2.5D curved glass screen
Scratch resistant 450 cd/m² typical brightness
84% NTSC
Capacitive
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Oleophobic coating
Scratch resistant
TÜV Rheinland Low Blue Light Certification

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Lenovo K12 Pro is carrying a ram memory of 4 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 1866 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR4X and Double channel.

The Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro is coming with a 4 GB (gigabytes) or 6 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like 2133 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR4X and Double channel.
In the basic edition, both phones have the same ram capacity of 4 gigabytes.

The maximum ram capacity offered by the Lenovo K12 Pro is 4 gigabytes ,which is a 50% smaller than the Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro with 6 gigabytes

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The Lenovo K12 Pro comes with or 64 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, both phones have the same storage capacity of 64 gigabytes.

The maximum storage capacity offered by the Lenovo K12 Pro is 64 gigabytes ,which is a 100% less than the Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro with 128 gigabytes

Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro gets you or 64 GB (gigabytes) or 128 GB (gigabytes) of internal storage.

Rear Camera

The Lenovo K12 Pro rear camera setup is composed by 3 lenses of 64/2/2 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.8 f/2.4 f/2.4 respectively.

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Meanwhile the Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro rear camera comes with 4 lenses of 48/8/5/2 MP , the flash type is LED , a focal length (35 mm) of 13 mm (#2) , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.8 f/2.2 f/2.4 f/2.4 respectively.

Xiaomi
Lenovo K12 Pro Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro
2.5 cm shooting distance (#2) 2 cm shooting distance (#4)
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#2) Angle of view – 119° (#2)
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#2) Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2)
Autofocus Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3)
Continuous shooting Autofocus
Digital image stabilization Digital image stabilization
Digital zoom Digital zoom
Exposure compensation Exposure compensation
Face detection Face detection
Geotagging Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 13 mm (#2)
HDR Fourth rear camera – 5MP (macro)
ISO settings GalaxyCore GC8034 edition also available(#2)
Laser autofocus (LAF) Geotagging
Panorama HDR
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) ISO settings
Pixel size – 1.75 µm (#2) Macro mode
Pixel size – 1.75 µm (#2) Panorama
Scene mode Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Secondary rear camera – 2 MP (macro) Pixel size – 1.12 m (#2)
Self-timer Pixel size – 1.12 m (#4)
Third rear camera – 2 MP (depth-sensing) Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning)
Touch focus Pixel size – 1.75 m (#3)
White balance settings Scene mode
Secondary rear camera – 8 MP (ultra-wide)
Self-timer
Sensor version – GalaxyCore GC02M1 (#3)
Sensor version – OmniVision OV8856 (#2)
Sensor version – Samsung S5K5E9 (#4)
Sensor size – 1/4″ (#2)
Sensor size – 1/5″ (#3)
Third rear camera – 2MP (depth-sensing)
Touch focus
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Lenovo K12 Pro comes with a 16 MP in the front.

The Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro has a 16 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Lenovo K12 Pro Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro
16 MP 16 MP
Aperture:f/2.0.2 Aperture:f/2.0
Face unlock Face detection
Sensor type:CMOS BSI (backside illumination) Face unlock
HDR
Pixel size:1 µm /0.001000 mm
Sensor model:OmniVision OV16A1Q

Data network and speed connectivity/bandwidth

The mobile networks technologies improve the communication between devices, connectivity speed and files download/upload bandwidth depending of the place.

Lenovo K12 Pro Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro
EDGE EDGE
EV-DO Rev. A(1.8/3.1 Mbit/s) EV-DO Rev. A(1.8/3.1 Mbit/s)
GPRS GPRS
HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s) HSPA+
LTE Cat 13 DL/Cat 5 UL LTE Cat 12(102.0/603.0 Mbit/s)
UFS 2.1 TD-
UMTS(384 kbit/s) TD-SCDMA
UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Lenovo K12 Pro price is $153 and the Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro price tag is $200 (6 GB + 64 GB) or $225 (6 GB + 128 GB)

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