The much-awaited Poco F1, the latest sub-brand smartphone from Xiaomi, priced at Rs 20,999 was launched in India last week. The smartphone will go on sale for the first time today. The 64GB model with 6GB RAM promises to deliver speed for users and with this, the company hopes to dominate the premium smartphone market. What gives this handset a unique character is that it will include a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC with liquid cooling technology and a 6.18-inch display.
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Poco F1 sale
Poco F1 will be a Flipkart exclusive product. The sale will begin on the e-commerce platform at 12pm on August 29. The smartphone will also be sold on the company’s official website Mi.com.
Poco F1 offers in India
The smartphone launch comes with a Jio benefit offer, where Reliance Jio is offering Rs 8,000 instant benefits and up to 6TB high-speed data. One can avail the smartphone at no cost EMI and a Rs 1000 discount on HDFC bank debit/credit cards.
In addition, those who purchase Poco F1 on Mi.com will receive a free subscription to Hungama Music for 3 months. They can also choose to avail accidents and liquid damage protection worth Rs 1,099 via Mi Protect.
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Xiaomi Poco F1 Key Specs
Poco F1 runs the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor, it has 6GB/8GB RAM coupled with 64GB/128GB/256GB storage options. The rear camera is 12MP+5MP, with the secondary sensor being used for depth-sensing. The front camera is 20MP. The camera also come with AI features from Xiaomi. Poco F1 also sports a 4000 mAh battery with a 5V/2A charger on board.
At present, Poco F1 runs the MIUI 9.6 with Android Oreo 8.1, which will soon be upgraded to MIUI 10 as promised by the company. The upgrade after MIUI 10 will bring Android Pie. Poco F1 has been customised with its own Poco launcher, where the app tray will be accessible by swipe up from anywhere on the home screen. The Poco Launcher has all the apps divided into categories.