Poco F1 India launch : Poco , the sub brand of Xiaomi has launched its First smartphone , the Poco F1 in India. The smartphone comes with Premium specifications and features at a very low price. The main highlights of the Smartphone are Qualcomm snapdragon 845 Processor , Camera and Notch Display.
The Poco F1 will compete with OnePlus 6 , Asus Zenfone 5z etc premium smartphones in India. Poco F1 is launched with some great offers like Rs. 1,000 off on first sale which makes it Fist smartphone in World under rs. 20,000 to have snapdragon 845 chipset. The smartphone will be available in Three variants 6GB RAM + 64GB Internal storage, 6GB RAM + 128 GB Internal storage and top of the Line 8GB RAM and 256GB Internal Storage.
Poco F1 Full Specifications and Features
Poco F1 comes with a a 6.18-inch FHD+ display with a notch on top and aspect ratio of 19:9 . The display of the smartphone is also protected by 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass protection. The smartphone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Chipset and Upto 8GB RAM options. The device also gets some great features like LiquidCool technology which offers heat dissipation while gaming. The company also promises to deliver better gaming performance experience as compared to iPhone X and other premium smartphones.
Coming to the Camera , Poco F1 comes with a a dual-camera setup at the rear. It comes with a 12-megapixel Sony IMX 636 sensor and a 5-megapixel snapper with dual pixel autofocus. Other camera features includes real-time AI features like scene recognition (206 scenes across 25 categories) , AI beautify mode etc. talking about front camera , it features a 20-megapixel hi-res camera. It is the same camera module which also finds in Mi8.
Talking about OS , Poco F1 runs its customised version of Xiaomi’s MIUI with Android 8.1 oreo and upgradable to Android P. It comes with a Poco launcher, a turbocharged engine and also promises faster updates in future. It also supports app drawer and UI customisations.
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Heading towards the battery , Poco F1 is powered by a 4,000mAh battery claimed to offer power for an entire day. The device also comes with support for Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0. Design wise it comes with a glass back design and gets a polycarbonate unibody. Other connectivity features includes 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac dual-band, Bluetooth 5.0 Low Energy, GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, and USB Type-C port.
Poco F1 Armoured Edition
There is also a special edition of the Poco f1 called Armoured edition. This Armoured edition will be available with 8GB RAM + 256GB Internal Storage variant priced Rs 1,000 more than the top variant of the device i.e 8GB and 256GB Internal storage variant. Armoured edition is made with Kevlar aramid fibre and the material used in bulletproof vests. This particular edition is scratch and wear resistant and offers grippy texture.
Poco F1 Price and Availability
The device is launched in three variants and a special edition. Poco F1 price in India starts at Rs. 20,999 for the 6GB RAM+64GB Internal storage variant. The 6GB RAM+128GB storage variant is priced at Rs. 23,999. While the top end variant with 8GB RAM and 256GB internal storage is priced at Rs. 28,999. The device is flipkart exclusive and it will go on sale from August 29 onwards via Flipkart and Mi.com. Company launches the device with some launch offers, like HDFC bank customers will get Rs. 1,000 instant discount on purchasing the device. Jio Users will get up to 6TB additional data and Rs. 8,000 instant benefits on purchasing the newly launched Poco F1. The smartphone is available in three color options Graphite black, Steel Blue and Rosso Red color.