Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi‘s sub brand Poco launched its first smartphone Poco F1 in India in August 2018. During the launch, the Xiaomi Poco F1 is only for online market. This handset was exclusively sold on e-commerce site Flipkart and the company’s official site Mi.com, but now this Xiaomi smartphone will be available for sale on the offline stores in India. Poco sub-brand of Xiaomi has recently announced that the Xiaomi Poco F1 will be sold at Mi Home Store from October 13th. Apart from the home store, from October 17th, the Poco F1 will be available at Xiaomi’s Offline partner Store. As soon as the festive season begins, the company has made its Powerful smartphone Poco F1 with Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset available to the customers.
Poco F1 has three options for inbuilt storage – 6 GB / 64 GB, 6 GB / 128GB and 8 GB / 256 GB. With the help of a hybrid sim slot, user can increase to the storage up to 256 GB with the help of microSD card. The Poco F1 has Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor, which comes with Liquid Cooling technology. The same chipset is used in OnePlus 6, Samsung Galaxy Note 9 smartphone too. In the offline market the price of this handset will be around the online price.
Xiaomi Poco F1 Price and Specifications in India
In the market, the 6 GB RAM and 64 GB storage variants of Xiaomi Poco F1 will be sold for Rs. 20,999. On the other hand, the 6 GB RAM and 128 GB storage variant of Poco F1 costs Rs. 23,999. The GB RAM and 256 GB storage variant of Xiaomi Poco F1 will be sold for Rs. 28,999. The smartphone has a polycarbonate back panel. It is available in three color variant Rosso Red, Steel Blue and Graphite Black Color. In addition, an Armoured Edition of Poco F1 is also available which costs Rs. 29,999.
Operating System :
Dual-SIM Xiaomi Poco F1 Out of Box will work on the MIUI 9.6 based on the Android 8.1 Oreo operating system. It will also get a update of MIUI 10 soon. Xiaomi has also promised to provide Android P update. Xiaomi has informed that it is using the customized version of the MIUI for Poco F1. Some changes have been made in the interface. Poco Launcher looks like stock Android UI. There is also support for third-party app icons.
Performance & Display :
Poco F1 has a 6.18 inch display that comes with 2.5 D Curved Corning Gorilla Glass Protection. The device has Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor, which comes with Liquid Cooling technology. As we told you earlier, 6 GB and 8 GB RAM have been given in Xiaomi Poco F1.
Speaking of camera setup, there are two cameras on the rear panel of Xiaomi Poco F1. The primary sensor is of 12 megapixels. This is the Sony IMX 363 sensor. This sensor is also used in the flagship phone such as Xiaomi Mi 8 and Mi Mix 2s. The second sensor is 5 megapixel Samsung’s depth sensor. The front camera is 20 megapixels, which comes with HDR and AI beauty features. The phone has infrared light which works in the Face Unlock feature. Xiaomi told that the AI camera has been tuned to India. There is also a Scene Recognition feature. The company has talked about being the DirectX HD Sound Support.
Other Features :
Xiaomi Poco F1 has three internal storage option – 64 GB, 128 GB and 256 GB. With the help of a hybrid sim slot, user can increase to the storage up to 256 GB by microSD card. The connectivity features of Xiaomi Poco F1 include 4G +, VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 AC, Bluetooth 5.0, USB Type-C and 3.5mm headphone jack. Accelerometer, ambient light sensor, digital compass, gyroscope and proximity sensor are part of this phone. It is worth noting that the phone has a 4,000 mAh battery which supports Quick Charge 3.
Xiaomi Poco F1 Price and Specs