Each and every day the tech world is constantly evolving and introducing new features and abilities to smartphones. We’ve seen AI driven smartphone cameras and smart assistants that has made smartphone usage a lot easier. The latest trend is the AI-powered processors, which are expected to bring better performance to smartphones. The well-known Chinese smartphone manufacturer, of course, Xiaomi recently unveiled a sub-brand “flagship killer device,” Poco F1 or Pocophone F1.
In this article, we’ll be sharing with you every detail about the newly launched Pocophone F1
Xiaomi Poco F1 – Most Affordable Flagship Smartphone
Which the launch of Pocophone F1, Xiaomi has been able to not only produce a powerful device but also making an affordable Flagship phone. If we look at flagship devices form big tech companies like Samsung, Huawei, Apple, you’ll discover they come with a hefty price tag, mostly close to $1000 or more than.
However, in other to counter the exaggerations in the price of big smartphone manufacturers, some manufacturers like OnePlus and Xiaomi have also launched powerful devices at low lower prices.
Poco F1 is the first smartphone of the sub-brand of Xiaomi that will bring top segment smartphone at a low price. However, a new brand is about to arrive in the hands of Xiaomi itself.
POCOPHONE F1 – Detailed specs
Poco F1 launches with a 6.18-inch full HD notch display, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colours, resolution of 1080 x 2246 pixels, 18.7:9 ratio (~403 PPI density).
In the photography department, the device features a dual camera setup with a 12MP Sony IMX363 sensor and a second 5MP Samsung camera with Dual Pixel Autofocus. In the selfie segment, the device holds a 20MP camera. Both primary and secondary camera uses artificial intelligence technology.
The device runs Android 8.1 Oreo along with the company’s customised OS, MIUI 9.6 (Poco customization). It also ships the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor, Adreno 630 GPU, and also comes in three storage model. It has the 6GB + 64GB internal storage, 6GB RAM + 128GB internal storage, 8GB RAM + 256 internal storage and a Armoured edition also having 8GB RAM + 256GB internal storage.
Well, that’s not all, in order to maintain high performance, the PocoPhone F1 brings LiquidCool Technology, a liquid cooling technology that allows it to maintain good performance even under extreme conditions.
After seeing the above specs, you’re probably guessing 6000mAh to be the battery of this new device…???? Well, it uses a 4000mAh battery like many other flagships. Looking at the device, you’ll realise PocoPhone F1 exhibits all the features to be regarded as a true flagship.
The smartphone will go sale in India, starting August 29th and it will be available in three colours (black, blue and red) and also in a special Armoured version. Below is the price list of the Poco F1 device.
- POCO F1 6GB/64GB: Rs.20,999 ($299)
- POCO F1 6GB/128GB: Rs.23,999 ($342)
- POCO F1 8GB/256GB: Rs.28,999 ($413)
- POCO F1 8GB/256GB Armoured: Rs.29,999 ($427)
A the moment, the model in black is already available in pre-booking, with shipping from September 4. Hence, currently, the sub-brand of the well-known Chinese smartphone manufacturer, of course, Xiaomi presented one of the best models of the present time, being able to position itself in the top segment of smartphones and also as the cheap flagship of the market.