POCO F1 with 6.18-inch FullView Display, Snapdragon 845, 8GB RAM, IR Face Unlock Launched Starting at ₹20,999

Xiaomi’s sub-brand POCO today announces its first smartphone POCO F1 India. Its a mid-range smartphone sports a Full HD+ 6.18-inch Display with an aspect ratio of 19:9 and comes with the Corning Gorilla Glass protection. Under the hood is Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 845 Mobile Platform supported by the 4,000mAh battery that supports Quick charging 3.0.

Poco F1 Black

The POCO F1 has a hard-coated polycarbonate unibody design and also includes a fingerprint scanner which is mounted just below the rear camera module. For photography, this device has dual camera setup on the rear side that includes a primary Sony-made 12MP sensor supported by the secondary Samsung-made 5MP sensor. The front camera has a hi-resolution 20MP sensor and supports various AI features such as AI Beautify, AI Screen detection etc. In the software part, POCO F1 runs on the all-new MIUI for POCO with a customized POCO launcher.

POCO F1 Features
  • Liquid cooling system to keep the phone cooler
  • Infrared Face unlock – Dedicated IR camera
  • Real-time AI Photography, AI Backlit detection, AI Beautify 4.0, AI dirt detection
  • Intelligent scene identification with real-time optimization
  • POCO Launcher – New app drawer, Group Apps, Group icons by color, Hide app icons, 3rd party icon packs
  • Turbocharged engine – Faster app startup, foreground app and swipe actions
  • Portrait mode, Hardware multi-frame noise reduction, EIS for video shooting
  • Faster Android updates – Quarterly security updates
  • Android P Update in Q4 2018, Project Treble support

The POCO F1 is offered in three colors – Graphite Black, Steel Blue, & Rosso Red and exclusively available online via Flipkart and also through Mi.com starting 29th August 2018 at 12PM. The 6GB/64GB variant priced at ₹20,999, 6GB/128GB at ₹23,999, and the top-end 8GB/256GB variant priced at ₹28,999. There is a special edition called Armoured Edition that comes in Kevlar Black and priced at ₹29,999. The POCO F1 will be made in India and also supported by all the 1000 service centers of Xiaomi India. Launch offers included are up to ₹1000 instant discount on HDFC Bank credit/debit cards during the first sale and up to 6TB additional data for Jio users.

POCO Phone Cases

Every POCO F1 comes bundled with a free Super soft case inside the Box. The company has also announced two official cases – Ultra-slim case at ₹399 and Kevlar finished armor case at ₹799. Furthermore, for the first time ever in India POCO has also introduced official POCO Mobile Skins priced at ₹299.

Poco F1 Skins

POCO F1 Specs

  • 6.18-inch IPS Display, 2246×1080 Pixels
  • 19:9 Aspect Ratio, 500nits of Brightness
  • Fingerprint Scanner, Gorilla Glass
  • Snapdragon 845 Processor, Octa Core, Adreno 630 GPU
  • 64GB/128GB/256GB Storage, USF 2.1
  • MicroSD Support Up to 256GB
  • Android 8.1 Oreo with MIUI for POCO
  • Dual Rear Cameras, (12MP, Sony IMX363, Dual Pixel Autofocus, f/1.9, 1.4um Large Pixel, + 5MP, Samsung, 1.12um Pixel, f/2.0), Single-tone LED Flash
  • 20MP Front Camera
  • Video Recording – 4K, 1080p, 720p @ 30fps, Slow motion 720p @ 240fps and 1080p & 240fps
  • 4,000mAh Battery, Quick Charge 3.0
  • Dual Hybrid SIM, Nano+Nano/MicroSD Card
  • 2G/3G/4G+, Dual VoLTE
  • Dirac HD sound, Dual Smart PA
  • Bluetooth 5.0, WiFi a/b/g/n/ac (2.4/5GHz)
  • GPS, AGPS, GLONASS, Beidou
  • USB Type-C Port, 3.5mm Audio Jack
  • Sensors – Proximity, Gyro, E-Compass, Hall, Ambient Light, Accelerometer
  • Dimensions (Standard) – 155.5 x 75.2 x 8.8mm, 182g
  • Dimensions (Armoured) – 155.7 x 75.5 x 8.9mm, 187g
  • In the Box – Handset, 9V/2A Adapter, USB Cable, SIM Ejector, Soft Case, Manual

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