Xiaomi’s new sub-brand Poco launched its first smartphone Poco F1 in India today. The first smartphone from Poco comes with flagship level specifications such as Snapdragon 845, dual camera, 4000mAh battery, liquid cooling technology etc.
Poco F1 Price in India, Offers
The Poco F1 price in India starts at Rs. 20,999 for the 6GB RAM+64GB storage variant. The 6GB RAM+128GB storage variant is priced at Rs. 23,999. While the top end variant with 8GB RAM and 256GB storage is priced at Rs. 28,999. The phone is online exclusive and it will go on sale starting August 29 via Flipkart and Mi.com.
The Poco F1 comes in Graphite black, Steel Blue and Rosso Red color options. There is also an armored edition made from Kevlar aramid fiber which makes it very strong. The Kevlar edition comes with 8GB RAM and 256GB storage and it is priced at Rs. 29,999.
If we talk about the launch offers, HDFC bank customers will get Rs. 1,000 instant discount on purchasing Poco F1. Also, Reliance Jio subscribers will get up to 6TB additional data and Rs. 8,000 instant benefits on purchasing Poco F1. After getting Rs. 1000 off on HDFC cards, the Poco F1 will be the first phone with Snapdragon 845 that is priced under Rs. 20,000.
Poco F1 Features, Specifications
The Poco F1 sports a 6.18-inch FHD+ display with a notch on top and 18.7:9 aspect ratio. The display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass. The phone is powered by flagship Snapdragon 845 processor with up to 8GB RAM and 256GB storage which is further expandable up to 256GB with microSD. It also comes with LiquidCool technology to offer heat dissipation while gaming.
In terms of camera, it sports dual rear camera setup with a 12MP primary sensor and a 5MP secondary sensor for depth effects and AI features. There is a 20MP front camera with AI beauty feature and also supports Infrared face unlock.
Connectivity options on the phone include Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB type C port and 3.5mm headphone jack etc. The Poco F1 sports a big 4,000mAh battery that supports Quick Charge 3 for fast charging. The phone is running on Android 8.1 Oreo-based MIUI customized for Poco and there is a dedicated Poco Launcher as well with several new features. It will get Android Pie in Q4 2018.