Felico, 06 Oct 2020I have the Poco F2 Pro. Please educate me on "GCam", "Night Sight" and &q... moreInstall GCam with night sight from this link:
Tweak the settings as follows:
Go to Settings:
Tap ‘… Advanced’
Tap ‘Lib patcher’
Turn on ‘Enable lib patcher’ toggle
Tap ‘Tone Curve’
Turn on ‘Enable Tone Curve’ toggle
Tap ‘Dark Point’, select ‘0.75’
Tap ‘White Point’, select ‘0.5’
Tap ‘Shadows (Lower Curve Half), select ‘-6(Darks)’
Tap Highlights (Upper Curve Half), select ‘15(Whites)’
Tap arrow back (upper left corner to return to previous screen)
Tap ‘Back Camera’
Tap ‘Sharpness’, select ‘0.5’
Tap ‘Luma denoise’, select ‘0.5’
Tap ‘Chroma denoise’, select ‘0.5’
Tap ‘Contrast’, select ‘0.625’
Tap ‘Saturation’, select ‘0.875’
Wavelet Luma Denoise Levels (Factors of Global)
Tap ‘Level 1(Fine Details)’, select ‘1.0 Default’
Tap ‘Level 2(Rough Surfaces)’, select ‘0.5’
Tap ‘Level 3(Edges)’, select ‘0.5’
Tap ‘Level 4 (Smooth Surfaces)’, sleect ‘1.0 Default’
Wavelet Chroma Denoise Levels (Factors of Global)
Tap ‘Level 1 (Fine Details)’, select ‘1.0 Default’
Tap ‘Level 2 (Rough Surfaces)’, select ‘0.5’
Tap ‘Level 3 (Edges)’, select ‘0.5’
Tap ‘Level 4 (Smooth Surfaces)’, select ‘0.5’
Tap arrow back (upper left corner to return to previous screen) twice
to return to 'Advanced' screen
Tap 'HDR+ enhanced Frames', select 'High - 25 frames'
Turn on 'HDR+ control' toggle
That’s it. As for IR blaster, download 'Smart IR Remote - Anymote' (paid app) and search your tv, cable/satellite box, amplifier, car stereo, BD/CD/DVD player, aircon or whatever appliance you wish to control. You can also use the built in 'Mi Remote app' but it's rather limited and you can't backup remotes to the cloud should you decide to change phones or factory reset your Poco F2 Pro.
Someone else made that comment, but I can share my experience also... You can install Gcam .apk (no root needed) and compare it with stock camera app. Images are sharper and in a lot of cases it makes nicer photos than stock app - especially Portrait mode and Selfie camera are much better.
Gcam's Night Sight also makes good photos, but so does stock night mode tbh...
Anonymous, 06 Oct 2020Go ahead, the US released S20+ with snapdragon 865 processor and 5G can be a better phone over... moreI have the Poco F2 Pro. Please educate me on "GCam", "Night Sight" and "IR Blaster" that you refer to in your excellent report.
Should i buy a galaxy s10 lite or poco f2 pro or mi10 lite
The price is very important for me!!
Anonymous, 05 Oct 2020Thinking of trading this over the Galaxy S20+
Do you think it will be a good deal? I'... moreGo ahead, the US released S20+ with snapdragon 865 processor and 5G can be a better phone overall at twice the price, but still: you are going to sorely miss the punch hole free display, plus the GCam with Night Sight on this phone which is excellent but which you can't have on the S20+ if you choose the cheaper Exynos model. And there's a force dark mode toggle for individual apps including those that don't support it - which Samsung still can't do. Then there's the IR blaster that I tried not to miss, but I just really need one but Samsung did away with them a long time ago. Then there's the headphone jack that's just a very versatile and useful interface for unlimited and high quality music listening (plus you can use it too for selfie sticks that don't ever need charging or pairing by bluetooth because these sticks operate the shutter with volume up or down just like a wired headset to take a selfie photo or video). If you can let go of those, and are willing to shell out twice for the 5G US version S20+ with snapdragon 865, you won't miss the Poco F2 Pro at all. Otherwise, think twice before selling it to buy the S20+.
Thinking of trading this over the Galaxy S20+
Do you think it will be a good deal? I'm not into gaming and the Poco F2 is heavy.
Lithium Heart, 03 Oct 2020This or Poco x3, besides obvious advantage of amoled Vs LCD, and little better macro camera?
... moreYou forgot the main difference between this and the Poco X3, the Snapdragon 865..
If you are ready to forgo that Chipset,then every other hardware advantage can be overlooked..
Does anyone know when this damn EU version of his will get some correction, the last one was in early August? And is it known when android 11 arrives?
There is a beautiful screen display when the phone is plugged for charging. The display goes off after a few seconds. Is there a way one can keep the display on while the phone is still being charged?
This or Poco x3, besides obvious advantage of amoled Vs LCD, and little better macro camera?
Baterry and fast charging of X3 is really tempting...
Sunny, 12 Sep 2020For competitive pubg plyers and for recording gameplay videos Which is better Iphone xr o... moreI m using Poco f2 pro 1 month and it is awesome phone! It is never hot! But when you are playing competitive gaming I think 60hz is not enough for you. Maybe I suggest Poco x3 NFC or Poco m2 pro more with that 120hz display. And that Snapdragon 732G on Poco x3 NFC or Snapdragon 720G on Poco m2 pro is enough for gaming. Yes yes Poco f2 pro has Snapdragon 865 is really big performance but with only 60hz you will never use it everything. But if you want that Poco f2 pro because it has really great camera and no notch or punch hole, if you want flagship camera and processor for that low price and 60hz display is enough for you I suggest Poco f2 pro more than iPhone xr.
Roshan Jawad Zafir, 02 Oct 2020yeah, but isn't the screen LCD??? it somewhat feels cheap, and no HD youtube...That phone is amoled not LCD tho
RMiracle, 30 Sep 2020Is this phone already available in the Philippines?yes
The price drop for this phone is insane,in just 4 month 440euro to 380 euro in my country which is big difference for me.
Anonymous , 30 Sep 2020I need help & advice, from you all brothers. I'm about to buy new smartphone, i don&... moreIf i were you i go with Mi10t pro 108MP, with bigger 5000mAh battery, larger dimension than poco, but mi10t pro is a lot pricy. if you can bear the cost go for it
Mr Cool Guy, 01 Oct 2020Im planning to buy this phone can anyone tell me the Pros and Cons in terms of pure gaming of ... moreThis really depends on your expectations on gaming.
If purely just compare with true gaming phone, this phone don't has stereo speaker, and it's speaker is not front facing.
Then, it's screen is only 60hz, maybe some might complain the cooling is not as efficient than true gaming phone.
If you are not bothered with these then this is already a very good gaming phone, provided it has AMOLED screen, SD865 processor, big battery, enough cooling, full screen non punch hole display.