Xiaomi’s sub-brand POCO has launched their latest smartphone, the POCO F1 which is their first device in India. The POCO F1 is launched as a Flagship smartphone from the company with a 6.18-inch Full HD+ display with 2.5D curved glass on top with a notch. The device comes with the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset with up to 8GB of RAM having the Liquidcool technology to keep the processor cool to get maximum performance. The device comes with a 12MP rear camera with LED flash and a secondary 5MP camera to help in capturing the perfect Portrait shots, the camera is equipped with real-time AI having intelligent scene recognition.
It sports a 20MP front facing camera with AI features and pixel binning as well. It comes with IR face Unlock which lets you unlock the phone in the darkness in as little as 0.4 seconds. The POCO F1 runs Android 8.1 Oreo with MIUI 8.1 launcher with update promised for Android 9.0 Pie update scheduled for Q4 of 2018.
POCO F1 Specifications:
Display: 6.18-inch (2246 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ 18.7:9 2.5D curved glass display, 1500:1 contrast ratio, 84% NTSC color gamut, Corning Gorilla Glass protection
Processor: Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Mobile Platform with Adreno 630 GPU
RAM and Storage: 6GB/8GB LPDDR4x RAM, 64GB / 128GB/256GB (UFS 2.1) storage, expandable memory with up to 256GB with microSD
Rear Camera: 12MP rear camera with dual LED Flash, f/1.9 aperture, 1.4μm pixel size, Sony IMX363 sensor, Dual Pixel auto focus, secondary 5MP camera with Samsung sensor
Front Camera: 20MP front-facing camera with ƒ/2.0 aperture
OS: Android 8.1 (Oreo) with MIUI 9, upgradable to Android 9.0 (Pie)
Fingerprint sensor, IR face unlock, Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / microSD)
Connectivity: Dual 4G+ VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5, GPS + GLONASS, USB Type-C
Battery: 4000mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 fast charging
The POCO F1 sports a Fingerprint sensor on the back of the device and an IR face unlock on the front, it comes with Hybrid Dual SIM option with nano+nano/Hybrid SIM slot. It supports Dual 4G+ VoLTE along with USB Type-C port. The device comes with a 4000mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 fast charging. The POCO F1 is available in Graphite Black, Steel Blue and Rosso Red colors, it comes with an Armored Edition with Kevlar black.
Price of POCO F1:
- POCO F1 6GB RAM + 64GB storage – Rs. 20,999
- POCO F1 6GB RAM + 128GB storage – Rs. 23,999
- POCO F1 8GB RAM + 256GB storage – Rs. 28,999
- POCO F1 8GB RAM + 256GB storage Kevlar Armored Edition – Rs. 29,999
The POCO F1 will be avaialble exclusively on Flipkart along with Mi.com from August 29th starting at 12PM.