Xiaomi’s sub-brand Pocophone launched a new smartphone a couple of days back. And just like all the other affordable Xiaomi smartphones, even the newly launched Poco F1 will fall in the budget category. The smartphone is set to launch in India on August 29, 2018, at 12 PM. Along with the Indian market, Pocofone F1 will also go on sale in a few European countries, Switzerland, Germany and Austria as well.
Xiaomi Poco F1: Pricing & Variants
Pocofone F1 will be made available in three storage variants. The first basic variant will come with 6GB RAM with 64GB internal storage. It will be priced at Rs 20,999. The second variant will come with 6GB RAM and 128GB internal storage. It will be priced at Rs 23,999. And, the third variant will come with a massive 8GB of RAM paired with spacious 256GB of internal storage. This variant will be priced at Rs 28,999.
Xiaomi Poco F1: Features & Specifications
Interestingly, the main highlight of the smartphone is the advanced features and specifications that it comes with, at such an affordable price range. Pocofone F1 is going to be a major competitor to the other flagship smartphones.
As for the specifications, the smartphone comes with a 6.18-inch Full HD+ display with a screen resolution of 1080 x 2246 pixels and an aspect ratio of 18.7:9. Under the hood, it is powered by the latest and fastest Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor. It is the processor that is seen on the latest flagship smartphones.
The device is built to support intensive gaming and usage. To avoid overheating, Poco F1 is built with LiquidCool technology. The camera specifications include a 12-megapixel and 5-megapixel sensors on the rear panel. On the front, there is a 20-megapixel camera for selfies and video calling. AI features add an extra benefit to the phone’s camera.
Additionally, the front camera also supports the Face Unlock feature and can unlock the phone in 0.4 seconds. Furthermore, the phone falls under the Android mobiles price list as it runs on the Android 8.1 Oreo OS. However, the phone is believed to get the latest Android 9.0 Pie OS. It is further fuelled by a 4000mAh battery which supports fast charging.