Poco is preparing to launch Poco F1 to the new avatar in the Indian market. The Rosso red variants of Poco F1 were reported only at the launch event of the handset, now it has been launched in India. The phone will be available in all three variants in the new color – 6 GB RAM / 64 GB storage, 6 GB RAM / 128 GB storage and 8 GB RAM / 256 GB storage. This color variant of the handset will be available in the next sale on October 11. In addition to color, the rest of the Poco F1 Rosso Red variants are similar to the specifications and feature pre-variants. It uses a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor, which is part of the flagship handset like OnePlus 6 and Samsung Galaxy Note 9.
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. Xiaomi has informed that he is using the customized version of the MIUI for Poco F1. Some changes have been made in the interface.
Poco F1 has a 6.18-inch display that comes with 2.5 D Curved Gorilla Glass Protection. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor is used in the phone, which comes with LiquidCool technology. As we told you earlier, 6 GB and 8 GB RAM have been given in the 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 of Xiaomi. The second 5 megapixel is Samsung’s depth sensor. The front camera is 20 megapixels, which is equipped with HDR and AI beauty features. The phone has 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. The company has talked about being the DirectX HD Sound Support.
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.
Price and availability of Poco F1 in India
In the market, 6 GB RAM of Xiaomi Poco F1 and 64GB storage variants are sold for Rs 20,999. On the other hand, the price of 6 GB RAM and 128 GB storage variant is Rs. 23,999. The phone’s 8 GB RAM and 256 GB storage variant is available at Rs 28,999. The smartphone has a polycarbonate back. The next sale of Poco F1 is October 11. On this day the handset will be available in Rosso Red, Steel Blue and Graphite Black Color. As before, the first handset of the Poco brand will be sold on the e-commerce site Flipkart and Mi.com.