The smartphone from Xiaomi, POCO F1 is making quite a lot of news for itself these days. The phone is affordable & packed with mind-blowing hardware inside. Xiaomi is popular in making premium phones at affordable prices. With the launch of POCO F1, what is the company targeting at?
Build & Display
The phone is a bit on the bulkier side with 8.8 mm thickness. Weighs 180 grams and features a front glass panel along with the plastic body. Sim slot is of a hybrid nature which can take two sims or one sim and a memory card. The display is a 6.18 inch LCD IPS screen having 1080 x 2246 pixel resolution. Its preloaded with POCO launcher on top of MIUI 9.6. Comes equipped with Corning Gorilla Glass 3.
POCO F1 sports Qualcomm 845 chipset on an Octa Core CPU. The phone features Adreno 630 GPU for graphics. You can choose 256 GB ROM/ 8 GB RAM model or 64/128GB ROM/ 6GB RAM models. Internal memory is expandable up to 256 GB via micro SD card. It also comes with liquid cooling technology. The cooled Soc performs at its peak and keeps high-frequency output.
The phone features POCO Launcher on to of MIUI 9.6 running on Android 8.1.
On the back, you have 12 MP and 5 MP camera. Aperture supported is f/1.9 & f/2.0 respectively. Rear camera supports depth sensor and dual LED flash.
Selfie camera supports 20 MP sensor with f/2.0 aperture.
The phone features WLAN, Bluetooth, GPS, Radio, 3.5 mm audio jack, USB Type C. Sensors on board include Infrared face recognition, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, barometer, compass.
The phone is powered by a non-removable 4000 mAh battery. It also comes with quick charge 3.0. Would be shipping in graphite black and steel blue colours to choose from.
The POCO F1 retails exclusively on Flipkart and Mi.com.
- 6 GB/64 GB – Rs. 20,999
- 6 GB/128 GB – Rs. 23,999
- 8GB/256 GB – Rs. 28,999