Xiaomi’s sub-brand POCO has launched its first smartphone POCO F1 in India. It has been touted as the Master of Speed because it’s powered by Snapdragon 845 SoC.
Apart from the Snapdragon 845, other highlight features of the POCO F1 are the LiquidCool Technology and 4G+ support which results in up to 275% faster data throughput over conventional 4G.
The company has also launched the POCO F1 Armoured Edition that comes with Kevlar carbon fiber back.
POCO F1 Features, Specifications
The POCO F1 is the real Master of Speed, as titled by the company because it’s packed with high-end features. We already mentioned that the handset is driven by Snapdragon 845 processor as seen in other flagship competing phones such as OnePlus 6, Vivo Nex, Oppo Find X, etc.
The 2.8Ghz 10nn FinFet SoC is paired with Adreno 630 for graphics. The smartphone comes with a 6.18-inch full HD screen with a resolution of 2340×1080 pixels 19:9 ratio. Being a Xiaomi product, the POCO F1 runs on MIUI skin based on Android 8.1 Oreo.
Dual cameras have been used at the rear of the handset. The rear primary camera is 12-megapixels equipped with artificial intelligence and Sony IMX363 sensor. The rear secondary camera is of 5-megapixels. Dual pixel autofocus feature has been used in its sensor.
If we talk about the sound, the POCO F1 has a Dirac HD system which is a digital audio performance enhancement technology. There is a 4000mAh battery which is rated to deliver 15 days of standby time and supports Quick Charge 3.0.
There are standard connectivity options such as a 3.5mm jack. 4G+ Dual LTE, Dual-Band Wi-Fi 802.11, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth 5.0 and USB Type-C Port.
POCO F1 Price in India and Availability
The company has launched three variants of POCO F1 in the Indian market. The base variant comes with 6GB RAM+64GB storage, priced at Rs. 20,999. The mid-variant comes with 6GB RAM+128GB storage, priced at Rs. 23,999 and the top variant features 8GB RAM+256GB storage, priced at Rs. 28,999.
The POCO F1 will go on sale in India starting August 29 and will be available online via Mi online store and Flipkart.