Xiaomi new sub-brand Poco handset Poco F1 has been launched in India. This phone from the Poco brand took a curtain in an event organized in New Delhi. Xiaomi has informed that three variants of Poco F1 will be available in the market. Most Powerful Variants will come with 8 GB RAM and 256 GB of storage.
Speaking of key features, Xiaomi Poco F1 has Snapdragon 845 processor, 6.18-inch display, two rear cameras and quick charging support. Information about the price and release date of Poco F1 in the launch event was given. Given the price and specification, the direct confrontation of Poco F1 will be from handsets like OnePlus 6 and Asus Zenfone 5Z.
Xiaomi Poco F1 specification
Dual-SIM Xiaomi Poco F1 Out of Box will run on the MIUI 9.6 based on the Android 8.1 Oreo. MIUI 10 update promises to be given soon. The company has also promised to provide Android P update.
Poco F1 has a 6.18-inch display that comes with 2.5D Curved Gorilla Glass Protection. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor is used in the phone, which comes with Liquid Cool technology. As we told you earlier, 6 GB and 8 GB RAM have been given in this smartphone.
Speaking of camera setup, there are two cameras on the back of Xiaomi Poco F1. The primary sensor is of 12 megapixels. This is the Sony IMX 363 sensor. The same sensor is used in the flagship phone such as Mi8 and Mi Mix 2s. The front camera is 20 megapixels, which is equipped with HDR and AI beauty features. The phone has an infrared light which works in the Face Unlock feature. Xiaomi told that the AI camera has been tuned to India and there is also a Scene Recognition feature.
Poco F1 has three options for inbuilt storage – 64 GB, 128 GB, and 256 GB. With the help of a hybrid sim slot, user storage can increase to 256 GB. The connectivity features include 4G +, VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 AC, Bluetooth 5.0, USB Type-C and 3.5mm headphone jack. Accelerometer, ambient light sensor, digital compass, gyroscope and proximity sensor are part of this phone. It is worth noting that the phone has a 4000 mAh battery which supports Quick Charge 3.
Xiaomi Poco F1 price in India
In the market, the 6 GB RAM of Xiaomi Poco F1 and 64 GB storage variants will be sold for Rs 20,999. On the other hand, the price of 6 GB RAM and 128 GB storage variant will be Rs 23,999. The phone’s 8 GB RAM and 256 GB storage variants will be sold for Rs. 28,999. The smartphone has a polycarbonate back. It will be available in Rosr Red, Steel Blue, and Graphite Black Color. In addition, an Armored Edition of Poco F1 is also offered which costs Rs 29,999. It is reported that this phone is only for the online market. It will be available from Flipkart and Mi.com on August 29 at 12 noon.