After lots of teasers and leaks, Xiaomi has finally POCO F1 launched in India under the brand name of POCO. The first impression that we wanted to highlight, POCO F1 is the cheapest device coming with Snapdragon 845 chipset.
POCO F1 comes under three variants first comes with 6GB RAM and 64GB inbuilt storage, second comes with 6GB RAM and 128 GB inbuilt storage, while the third option will come with 8GB RAM and 256GB inbuilt storage.
Poco F1 comes in three colour options of ‘Steel Blue’, ‘Graphite Black’, and ‘Rosso Red’. There’s also a special ‘Armoured’ edition of Poco F1 with 8GB RAM and 256GB storage.
The device will be an online exclusive device and will be available exclusively on Flipkart.
Poco F1 specifications
Poco F1 features a 6.18-inch Full HD+ display with 2.5D Gorilla Glass protection on top. Under the hood of the smartphone runs Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 845 processor with storage expansion up to 256GB. For photography, Poco F1 sports a dual-camera setup of 12-megapixel and 5-megapixel sensors. There’s also a 20-megapixel selfie camera up front.
On the software front, Poco F1 runs Android 8.1 Oreo with a customised MIUI for Poco. The company has also promised Android Pie update for Poco F1 by Q4 this year. Connectivity options on Poco F1 include dual SIM, dual 4G VoLTE, USB Type-C port and a 3.5mm audio jack.
POCO F1 Availability and Price
Poco F1 launched with the price tag of Rs 20,999 for the 6GB RAM + 64GB storage variant. There’s another model with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage which will retail at Rs 23,999. The top model of Poco F1 with 8GB RAM and 256GB storage carries a price tag of Rs 28,999.
Poco F1 Armoured edition with 8GB RAM and 256GB storage is priced at Rs 29,999.
Poco F1 is an online-exclusive smartphone and it will be available starting midnight on August 29 via mi.com and Flipkart. Poco F1 will be available with Rs 1,000 cashback for HDFC Bank cardholders for the first sale. Jio users can avail benefits up to Rs 8,000 benefits and up to 6TB of data on purchasing the Poco F1.