The wait has finally come to an end. The most anticipated smartphone POCO F1 has been unveiled in India today. Hope all the POCO India fans out there can take a breather now. The global launch took place in New Delhi at 12.30 pm. Xiaomi’s new sub-brand POCO collaborated with Qualcomm and Corning Gorilla to give users the speed and durability they need in their daily routine. Powered by the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset, the flagship smartphone starts at Rs 20,999. The sale for 6 GB RAM + 64 GB ROM model will kick-start from 12 pm on August 29, which will be available exclusively on Flipkart and Mi website. LIVE Updates: Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Launched in India From Rs 67,900; Specifications, Variants, Features, Colours & Variants.
The flagship smartphone comes in three variants, the top variant is priced at Rs 28,999 and offers 8 GB RAM + 256 GB ROM; the mid-variant at Rs 23,999 comes with 6 GB RAM + 128 GB ROM and the base model is priced at Rs 20,000 for 6 GB RAM + 64 GB ROM. During the sale, users can get offers like Rs 10,000 instant cashback from HDFC credit/debit cards and Jio instant benefits worth Rs 8,000 and up to 6 TB high-speed data. Realme 2 Smartphone Slated to Launch in India on August 28; to Get Bigger Battery & Dual Rear Cameras.
Diving right into the specifications of this speed monster, POCO F1 sports a large 6.18-inch FHD+ display with Corning Gorilla Glass X cover protection. Powered by the flagship chipset - QSD 845 SoC, the device is paired with up to 8 GB of RAM and up to 256 GB internal storage expandable up to 256 GB via microSD card.
For smooth frame rates and quality images, the device packs the latest Adreno 630 GPU with Water Cooling technology that gives users more performance for a longer duration. Fuelled with a massive 4,000 mAh battery, the smartphone supports Qualcomm’s Quick Charge 3.0 with USB Type-C port. Also, the phone runs on Xiaomi's MIUI based on Android Oreo 8.1 OS. The phone comes with dual speakers of Dirac HD sound.
Coming to the optics, the flagship smartphone introduces a vertically placed dual camera at the rear consisting of 12MP + 5MP sensors. While the front it features a 20MP high-resolution selfie shooter with AI Beautify. For security purposes, POCO F1 smartphone features an IR face-unlock and fingerprint scanner. The smartphone is offered in three colours Rosso Red, Steel Blue and Graphite Black. Whereas, POCO F1 also has unique Armoured Edition Kevlar made out of Aramid Fiber, for firm grip and durability priced at Rs 29,999.