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Poco F1: Five Reasons to Buy Xiaomi’s Brand New Smartphone

Xiaomi has released a smartphone recently under a new sub-brand called Poco F1. The Pco F1 is the world’s most affordable smartphone which comes with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset and 6GB/ 8GB of RAM. The smartphone comes at a price tag of Rs 20,999 for the base version and the top end version with 8GB RAM is priced at 29,999.

If you have any doubt about buying this smartphone or not then here are the five reasons to make your mind about purchasing the Xiaomi Poco F1.

Powerful performance

The Poco F1 (offers)comes with the most powerful smartphone processor available right now; Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 running at a clock speed of 2.8GHz. The smartphone comes with 6GB/ 8GB RAM paired with the processor to do all the multitasking and for all the gaming needs.

The smartphone also features fast storage which loads every app and game faster than other smartphones. To get the best out of the processor, it also comes with a gaming mode which accelerates the game by stopping the background tasks.

LiquidCool Technology

The high-end processor which Xiaomi uses in its Poco F1 is a performance processor and generates a lot of heat while gaming. So, to keep the phone cool while gaming, the smartphone comes with an industry-leading thermal performance system.

The smartphone heats up while gaming which is evident according to the type of game you are playing. But the advantage of the liquid cooling tech kicks in when you stop playing. The temperature of the smartphone comes down quickly so you won’t feel the heat while using the smartphone.

Large battery: long backup

Xiaomi has added a massive 4000 mAh battery which is also optimized to provide you the longest backup you will ever get from a 4000 mAh battery. The battery drop is steady even if you play games continuously for long hours; you don’t have to worry about running out of juice on Poco F1.

The Poco F1 also support Quick Charge 3 which is a fast charging tech from Qualcomm and provides up to 3A current to the smartphone. The smartphone comes with the Quick Charge 3 charging adapter into the box which is a great thing Xiaomi has done.

8GB RAM and 256GB storage options

Xiaomi is providing the Poco F1 smartphone in three variants according to RAM and storage options. You can buy a Poco F1 with either 6GB RAM and 64GB storage, 6GB RAM and 128GB storage or 8GB RAM and 256GB storage.

The storage is also expandable up to 256GB using a microSD card slot. The storage type which Xiaomi has used in the Poco F1 is a super fast UFS 2.1 which is faster than the traditional storage which you get in other smartphones.

The 20 MP selfie camera

Poco F1 comes with a 20MP selfie camera with AI beauty features and some other enhancements to make the selfies even better. The smartphone takes bright selfies even at low light conditions, thanks to the large f/2.0 aperture size.

The rear camera in Poco F1 is a dual lens setup which includes a 12MP primary sensor and a 5MP depth sensor for bokeh effects in portrait pictures. The rear camera also has AI scene detection features which automatically detects the scene and change the settings to get the best pictures according to that lighting conditions.

Poco F1


The Poco F1 is a full package and a steal deal at a price it is coming for which is Rs 20,999 for the base variant. You are getting the best performance you will ever find on a smartphone at this price range. The top end variant of the Poco F1 is 29,999 which is also a steal deal because no other manufacturer is offering 8GB RAM at this price range. Poco F1 will go on sale starting August 29 via Flipkart and


Abhishek Bhatnagar

Abhishek Bhatnagar, a known technology blogger & YouTuber from India. A Software Engineer by qualification, now he works as the editor-In-Chief, Webmaster, & Managing Director at Gadgets To Use. He runs a number of other technology websites as well.