Xiaomi, The company that mastered the “affordable flagship” smartphone in the Indian and other market is all set to officially launch a new sub-brand Poco by Xiaomi in India on August 22. Globally, the brand will be called Pocophone and in India, it is going to be called Pocophone F1. Xiaomi is dropping in hints about its jaw-dropping hardware for the few days. The Courtesy Android Authority, which has published a detailed review of the smartphone, It looks like the Pocophone F1 is all set to take on the OnePlus 6, Honor 10 and other high-end smartphones in the Indian market. Take a quick look on Hands-on: Xiaomi Pocophone F1. The review includes all the key specs, camera performance, screen quality, design, the possible price of the handset. As the details have leaked ahead of launch there is nothing official.
Coming to the specification of the smartphone Pocophone F1 Specs
The Pocophone F1 is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 845. This is one of the best processors in the market today with a bunch of other smartphone-like OnePlus 6 and ZenFone 5Z are also been powered by the same.
The device also has a liquid cooling system which can be enabled to sustain the high-speed operation.
The Poco F1 comes with a 5.99-inch IPS LCD display with a resolution of 1080*2246 pixels with an aspect ratio of 18:9.
6GB of RAM with 64GB of internal storage which can be expanded using a microSD card.
The smartphone comes with Dual rear cameras with a 12MP image sensor and the secondary camera uses a 5MP sensor, The front camera uses a 20MP image sensor.
The battery is backed with 4000 mAh battery which supports a Quick charge.
The Software on the smartphone is based on Android 8.1 Oreo with MIUI 9.6
The device will be made available in two colours Blue and Black.
Pocophone F1 Price and India Launch
The smartphone launches on 22nd August. The 64GB of Pocophone F1 was listed by a European retailer for 430 euros which are around $500. If the smartphone holds up for this price in the Indian market, then the expected price could be around Rs 30,000 in India. Xiaomi is very well known for its aggressive pricing in India. Keeping that in mind, The Pocophone F1 could be priced anywhere between Rs 25,000 to Rs 30,000 in India.
Pocophone F1 other Key Details
The detailed review of the Pocophone F1 by Android Authority could be summarised as below:
The Smartphone is a fast device with everything running with no lag and pretty good response
The Antutu score on handset scores around 240,000
The device uses a plastic body
The smartphone has an oleophobic coating
The display reproduces good colours
The Battery on Pocophone F1 is backed with 4000mAh
The camera seems to be not performing great
The fingerprint sensor on the smartphone is fast
USB Type-C port and loudspeakers
IR-based facial recognition
Stay tuned for the detailed specification about the Pocophone F1 on August 22nd when the smartphone will be officially unveiled.