Xiaomi Poco F1 Launched; SD 845, up to 8GB RAM, 256GB ROM, and 4000mAh Battery!

Ciara Alarcon
Xiaomi has launched its newest budget-centric sub-brand named as Pocophone in India. To make it more official, the company just unleashed the first device under it – the Poco F1!

Xiaomi-backed Pocophone Outs Poco F1; SD 845, up to 8GB RAM, 256GB ROM, and 4000mAh Battery!
Poco F1 Now Official; SD 845, up to 8GB RAM, 256GB ROM, and 4000mAh Battery!

After waves of leaks and rumors online, Xiaomi finally unleashed the Poco F1. It is dressed with a tough polycarbonate unibody shell that has 7-layer color process. The device also flashes a 6.18-inch Full HD+ edge-to-edge display with Corning Gorilla Glass on top.

Under the hood, it is impressive that the Poco F1 carries a Snapdragon 845 octa-core processor paired with Adreno 630 graphics. Good enough for handling heavy tasks, the phone has up to 8GB of RAM complemented with three storage options: 64GB, 128GB, and 256GB.

Moving on to its photography department, it is geared with dual rear cameras composed of 12-megapixel Sony IMX363 and 5-megapixel Samsung sensors. The device also sports a promising 20-megapixel selfie snapper that has AI capabilities.

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Moreover, the Poco F1 is equipped with 4000mAh battery with 18W Quick Charge 3.0 feature.

The device runs MIUI 9.6 based on Android Oreo, and will receive MIUI 10 shortly with Android Pie in Q4 2018.

Armored Edition
Armored Edition

The regular variant will come in three color models: Graphite Black, Steel Blue, and Rosso Red. Meanwhile, consumers can also get its Armored Edition that features Kevlar back, which is said to be scratch- and water resistant.

The Pocophone F1 is priced at:

  • 6GB + 64GB – INR 20,999 (~Php16K)
  • 6GB + 128GB – INR 23,999 (~Php18K)
  • 8GB + 256GB – INR 28,999 (~Php22,158)
  • Armored Edition 8GB + 256GB – INR 29,999 (~Php23K)

The Pocophone F1 will be available at Mi.com and Flipkart on August 29, 2018, while it will be unveiled on August 27, 2018 in Jakarta, Hong Kong, and Paris.

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Xiaomi Pocophone F1 Specs:

  • Hybrid Dual SIM, supports LTE connectivity
  • 6.18-inch IPS LCD (2246 x 1080) capacitive touchscreen, 18.7:9 aspect ratio, 403ppi
  • Dimensions: 155.5mm x 75.3mm x 8.8mm
  • Weight: 180 grams
  • Android 8.1 Oreo with MIUI 9.6 (For Poco)
  • Octa core (4x2.8GHz Kryo 385 Gold + 4x1.8GHz Kryo Silver) processor, Snapdragon 845 chipset, Adreno 630 GPU
  • 6GB/8GB RAM
  • 64GB/12GB/256GB, expandable up to 256GB via microSD
  • 12MP Sony IMX363 + 5MP Samsung main cameras, 2160p video recording at 30fps
  • 20MP front camera
  • Multimedia Player
  • FM Radio
  • Bluetooth v5
  • WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
  • USB Type-C, OTG
  • Sensors: infrared face recognition, fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, barometer, compass
  • Others: Liquid Cool Technology, Dirac HD Sound, Dual Smart PA
  • Battery: 4000mAh Li-Po, non-removable with fast charging
  • Price: INR 20,999, INR 23,999, INR 28,999, INR 29,999

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