As a Christmas gift! Xiaomi has announced the availability of the Poco F1 Armoured Edition in 6GB RAM and 128GB storage variant. at a price of Rs. 23,999. Initially, the Armoured Edition was available in 8GB RAM + 256GB variant which was really costly.
This new model will be available on Mi Online store and Flipkart from 26th December 00:01 AM. However, there is no information on the offline availability. The Poco F1 was launched in August 2018 along with the Armoured Edition that comes with ‘real Kevlar’ back panel. The smartphone created new milestones with its killer hardware specifications and all this at a premium mid-range price.
In its first sale, the Poco F1 sold out in less than 5 minutes generating more than Rs. 200+ crores. Now with the availability of Armoured Edition at a cheaper price is definitely going to boost the sale.
Xiaomi Poco F1 Armoured Edition Specifications
There is nothing different as far as the hardware configuration is concerned between the regular Poco F1 and the Armoured Edition. The smartphone has a 6.18-inch full-HD+ display with 1080×2246 pixels resolution.
The dual-SIM (Nano) Armoured Edition came with Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box with MIUI 9.6 skin on top. However, the company has started releasing the stable MIUI 10.1 based Android 9.0 Pie update to the Poco F1.
The screen gets the 2.5D curved Gorilla Glass 3 protection and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor runs the device. At the rear, there is a 12-megapixel Sony IMX363 sensor + 12-megapixel Sony IMX363 primary sensor.
A 20-megapixel selfie camera sits on the front with HDR and AI Beautify features, while also supports the Face Unlock feature.