Xiaomi Poco F1 officially introduced: features and price

Poco will also be offering 18W charger within the box. One area where the smartphone maker is emphasizing for the Poco F1 is its powerful performance.

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POCO F1 will be available with polycarbonate backs in Graphite Black, Steel Blue, and Rosso Red.

Furthermore, Xiaomi also launched a Poco F1 Armoured Edition which is made from Kevlar Aramid Fiber, imported directly from DuPont USA.

Earlier, Vivo has created a smartphone with 10 GB of RAM, and Motorola has released a cheap copy of the iPhone X. You get a 6.1-inch bezel-less screen with a full-HD resolution. Hence, the smartphone can seamless face unlock in dim light conditions. For in-depth comparisons of Poco F1 and OnePlus 6, follow our social media pages so you will be notified when we do that here. The technology will apparently keep the phone cool even during intense gaming sessions and the company claims that the heat generated by SoC will be dissipated faster with this technology. The storage is UFS 2.1, ensuring more speed. The memory can be further expanded with the microSD card slot that also doubles as a hybrid dual SIM slot. MIUI for POCO is based on Android 8.1 Oreo, but POCO assures that they will be rolling out the Android Pie update very soon. It includes a new Poco launcher that brings along an improved app drawer that organizes apps in different categories like communication, tools, photography and so on. Connectivity options of the handset include 3.5mm jack, 4G+ Dual LTE, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, Miracast, Bluetooth 5.0, IR emitter, USB Type-C port.

The smartphone sports 12MP+5MP primary AI dual camera and 20MP front camera. The main lens is a 12-megapixel unit whereas the second lens comes with a 5-megapixel depth sensor. Both cameras come with a host of features like bokeh mode, AI for scene recognition and beautification features. Meanwhile, the front camera detail is yet to be revealed by the company, but some leaks suggest that the Poco F1 will pack a 20-megapixel camera with Super Pixel tech. The highest-specced model with 8GB RAM and 256GB storage costs ₹28,999 (P22,190 or $415); it’s still a ridiculous value on paper. This variant comes with 8GB RAM and 256 ROM but the back panel is covered with Kevlar – the material used for bullet proofing vests!

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Reliance Jio is putting forth Rs 8,000 instant discounts, up to 6TB high-speed data. The Poco smartphone will be a made in India product utilising Xiaomi’s existing infrastructure of six factories in India. The phone will be available in India at first, but it should hit more than 50 markets in the coming months. The flagship device comes with Snapdragon 845 chipset with Adrena 630 GPU. What are your views on the Pocophone price and also do you think it will be a worthy flagship killer.? Simply share all your views and thoughts in the comment section below.

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