Xiaomi has confirmed a new sub-brand dubbed as Poco. Xiaomi India Lead Product Manager, Jai Mani took to Twitter to announce it. The tweet also highlights two new Twitter handles for Pocophone for India as well as global markets.
As per previous rumors, the Pocophone F1 is expected to be the first smartphone from the Poco sub-brand. The Pocophone F1 has been leaked as well and it is supposed to come to India soon. Interestingly, Xiaomi is teasing the sub-band as Pocophone for global markets and Poco for the Indian market.
— Jai Mani (@jaimani) August 9, 2018
PocoPhone F1 Rumored Specifications
The detailed features and specifications of the upcoming Pocophone revealed via a couple of videos. The latest leaks are in form of two videos- one is Pocophone F1 unboxing video and another showcasing the smartphone running AnTuTu benchmark.
The Pocophone F1 unboxing video which is shared by Slashleaks showcases the design of the Pocophone F1. Also, its retail box reveals the specs such as Snapdragon 845 SoC with a liquid cooling system, 4000mAh battery, 20MP front camera, and IR Face Unlock. It also sports a 3.5mm audio jack and a USB Type-C port at the bottom.
The second video is shared by a YouTuber and in this video, the Xiaomi Pocophone F1 can be seen running the AnTuTu benchmark. The video shows that the smartphone managed to score 258,149 points in the benchmark. This also confirms several specs as well, such as 6-inch FHD+ display, up to 8GB RAM, SD 845, Android Oreo and sensors on board.
It is to be noted that all the above-mentioned information is based on video leaks and rumors and there has been no official confirmation from Xiaomi about the Pocophone F1.
Meanwhile, another report on Slashleaks claims that the Xiaomi Pocophone F1 could be launched in India by either mid-September or early October 2018.