New Delhi, Xiaomi’s new sub brand Poco launched new first smartphone Poco F1 in Indian Market. It will be name as POCOPHONE in the international markets. Company also announced the phone will be launched in Paris, Hong Kong, and Jakarta on 27 August. The main highlights of the smartphone is Poco F1 comes with Qualcomm flagship processor snapdragon 845, 6GB of RAM, Liquid Cooling Technology and all these high specs are comes at just Rs. 20,999 which is lowest price ever.
Poco F1 Specification
The new Poco F1 is powered by Qualcomm’s high-end processor Snapdragon 845 and runs on MIUI 9.6 which is based on Android 8.1 Oreo (customised version of MIUI for the Poco F1 which look like stock Android UI) and it is called MIUI for Poco. The device has a 6.18-inch Full HD+ IPS display with 18.7:9 aspect ratio, a notch and protected by 2.5D curved Corning Gorilla Glass 3. It is packed with 4,000mAh battery which supports 18W Quick Charge 3.0 fast charging technology.
Now comes to camera department, the Poco F1 comes with dual camera setup with a primary 12 megapixel Sony IMX363 sensor, 1.4-micron pixel and 5-megapixel secondary depth sensor. For selfie it has 20 megapixel selfie shooter. The cameras support AI scene detection, AI portrait mode, AI beauty mode and infra-red face unlock features.
The smartphone has a fingerprint sensor at back pannel other sensor include accelerometer gyroscope, proximity sensor, ambient light sensor, and digital compass. Connectivity options include VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, USB Type-C, and most important 3.5mm headphone jack.
Pricing and availability
The starting price of the Poco F1 is Rs. 20,999 for the 6GB RAM/ 64GB storage variants. The 6GB RAM/ 128GB Storage variants available at Rs. 23,999. the 8GB RAM/ 256GB storage options priced at Rs. 28,999. User can also expand there storage via microSD card.
The smartphone comes in Rosso Red, Graphite Black, and Steel Blue color options. It will be exclusively sold via Flipkart and Mi.com starting from 12pm on August 29. Launch offers include customers get Rs. 1,000 instant discount on HDFC Bank credit and debit cards, 6TB data from Reliance Jio.
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
- customised version of MIUI
- 6.18-inch Full HD+ IPS display
- 12+5 megapixel dual rear camera
- 20 megapixel selfie shooter
- 6GB RAM/ 64GB, 6GB RAM/ 128GB and 8GB RAM/ 256GB
- 4,000mAh battery
- 18W Quick Charge 3.0
- Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
- Liquid Cooling Technology