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Xiaomi Poco F1 with Snapdragon 845 Goes Official in India only for Rs. 20,999 ($300)

Newly launched sub-brand Poco by Xiaomi has launched Poco F1 smartphone today in India. With a pricing of Rs. 20,999, it is the cheapest Snapdragon 845 smartphone in the world. Its official sales will start in India on Aug. 29 and it will be also brought to up to 50 global markets in the near future.

Xiaomi Poco F1 header

Xiaomi Poco F1 Specifications, Features and Pricing

The Xiaomi Poco F1 features a polycarbonate removable rear shell along with a very durable internal frame. The 18.7:9 notched IPS LCD screen of 6.18 inches present on the Poco F1 supports Full HD+ resolution. It is protected by Gorilla Glass. The large-sized notch of the phone houses the required sensors for infrared face unlocking.

XIaoim Poco F1 infrared face unlock

The Snapdragon 845 SoC of the phone is couple with liquid cooling technology for regulating the internal temperature of Poco F1. It is equipped with LPDDR4X RAM and UFS 2.1 storage. Its 4,000mAh battery is coupled with Quick Charge 3.0.  The customized MIUI specially designed for Poco phones runs on the Poco F1. The Android 8.1 Oreo based Oreo offers smoother, new App Drawer with categorized arrangement of apps and gesture-based navigations.

Poco MIUI

The 12-megapixel Sony IMX363 + 5-megapixel dual camera is present on the rear side of the phone and on its front is 20-megapixel selfie camera. The front and rear cameras are equipped with AI capabilities. Other features of the smartphone include Dirac HD Sound with dual Smart PA, fingerprint reader, dual VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac, v5.0 Bluetooth, USB-C and 3.5mm audio jack.

The Poco F1 variants along with their pricing are mentioned below:

  • 64 GB storage + 6 GB RAM – Rs. 20,990 ($300)
  • 128 GB storage + 6 GB RAM – Rs. 23,999 ($343)
  • 256 GB storage + 8 GB RAM / Armoured Edition – Rs. 28,999 ($415) / Rs. 29,999 ($429)

Poco F1 Armoured Edition

The handset comes with a free soft case. Poco will be selling other accessories such as ultra-slim case, Armour case and replaceable rear shells for the Poco F1.

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