Xiaomi POCO F1 Launching Today in India at 12 PM IST; Watch the LIVE Streaming of Pocophone Launch Event Here
Xiaomi POCO F1 (Photo Credits: SlashLeaks)

Xiaomi is all set for the launch of Poco F1 smartphone in India today at an event, which is slated to commence at 12.30 PM IST. The upcoming smartphone will be a premium offering from Xiaomi's sub-brand, called Poco. Once launched, the smartphone will compete against the likes of Asus Zenfone 5z, OnePlus 6 and other devices in the premium space. Moreover, the smartphone has been spotted on GeekBench ahead of its official launch, revealing essential details and specifications. Also, the company has been teasing the new Pocophone F1 on its social media platforms for quite some time now. The smartphone will be retailed online in the country exclusively via Flipkart. It is expected that the company might retail the device on its official site - Mi.com. Xiaomi’s POCO F1 Smartphone All Set to Launch Tomorrow in India; Expected to Be Priced Around Rs 34,000.

Moreover, the company started sending out official invites to media for a launch event slated for August 22 in the Capital city. The Chinese smartphone maker will be LIVE streaming the event at 12.30 PM on its official YouTube channel. Going by the recent leaks, Xiaomi's Poco F1 is expected to sport a 5.99-inch display with FHD+ resolution. Moreover, the smartphone is likely to be powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 845 SoC, as the company has revealed its partnership with American tech-equipment making company. The new Xiaomi Pocophone F1 is expected to be offered in 2 variants - 6GB/64GB and 6GB/128GB. The smartphone is also likely to be provided with microSD card slot for expanding the internal memory storage. Samsung Galaxy Note 9 to Be Launched in India Today at 12.30 PM IST; How to Watch LIVE Streaming of Note 9 Launch Event.

Coming to the camera department, the new Poco F1 flagship phone from Xiaomi will flaunt a dual camera module at the back with a 12MP primary sensor and 5MP secondary sensors. At the front, the smartphone will be fitted with a 20MP snapper for taking selfies and making video calling. The new Pocophone F1 from Xiaomi is expected to be backed by 4000 mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0. The security options on the flagship product are likely to be carried out by the fingerprint sensor and face unlock.

Going by the market reports, it is rumoured that the Xiaomi could introduce Poco F1 smartphone in two body shades - Blue and Graphite Black. Concerning pricing, the top-of-the-line model of Poco F1 featuring 6GB of RAM and 128GB of inbuilt storage is likely to be priced around Rs. 25,000.