Xiaomi has launched Poco F1 in India, and the price of the base variant starts at Rs 20,999 which goes up to Rs 29,999 for the special Armoured variant. Poco F1 has already gained popularity in the country as it comes with 20MP front camera, 4000 mAh battery and many other brilliant features. Know the features of Xiaomi’s Poco F1 in this post so that you can decide whether it is the best Android smartphone in the budget of Rs 20,000.
Built and Variants of Poco F1
While deciding that whether a smartphone is the best one in a particular price range, one may consider the look even as well as the features especially the processor, camera and battery life. Look wise, Poco F1 seems impressive due to the large display screen and the notch display. The back of the device is made from polycarbonate and it comes in 3 different colors which are Graphite Black, Steel Blue and Rosso Red. The special variant of Xiaomi’s Poco F1 which is the Armoured Edition variant comes with Kevlar back as it makes use of real Kevlar. Poco F1 comes with LiquidCool technology which makes it manage heat dissipation easily.
SIM Slots and Operating System
Poco F1 comes with Hybrid SIM slots and it weights at 182 grams only. It comes out of the box with MIUI 9 and there is a special custom Poco launcher provided which makes multi-tasking easier. In the future, Xiaomi will provide MIUI 10 as well as an update to Android P operating system.
Large Display with Gorilla Glass 3 Protection
The display screen is 6.18 inch display having 18:7:9 aspect ratio and resolution of 1080 x 2246 pixels. It is protected with Gorilla Glass 3 display. The display screen is one of the top features of Poco F1 as it is not only of large size, but also there is a Gorilla Glass protection provided by Xiaomi this time.
Processor, RAM and Camera Features
It comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor and Qualcomm Adreno 630 GPU. The base variant comes with 6GB RAM and 64GB internal memory, while the best variant comes with 8GB RAM and 256GB internal storage space.
At the rear side, there are dual cameras. The 12 megapixel camera comes with f/1.9 aperture and 5 megapixel camera comes with depth sensor. It comes with dual LED flash as well as its AI features makes it capable for recognizing scenes up to 256 scenes across 25 categories. The front camera of this device is a 20 megapixel camera and can recognize up to 10 different scenes. The front camera is capable of taking potrait selfies. The infrared emitter provided with the front camera is used for face recognition.
Connectivity Features of Poco F1
The connectivity features provided by Xiaomi in Poco F1 are GPS, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB Type-C, Infrared, 3G and 4G (with support for Band 40 used by some LTE networks in India). This Poco F1 smartphone launched by Xiaomi comes with fingerprint sensor as well as Face unlock feature. The fingerprint scanner is provided below the camera module.
Battery with Fast Charging Support
Poco F1 comes with powerful 4000 mAh battery. It has got Quickcharge 3.0 fast charging support. There is 18w charger provided in the box of Xiaomi’s Poco F1.
Many people are comparing Xiaomi Poco F1 with OnePlus 6, as well as people are getting attracted to this device because of the aggressive pricing. The display screen of OnePlus 6 is a 6.28 inch screen with Gorilla Glass 5 protection. OnePlus 6 is priced higher as the base variant is available at Rs 34,999, but it looks very premium as well as camera features have satisfied most users. The impressive features of Poco F1 shall make other companies too launch powerful flagship devices in the price range of Rs 20,000 to Rs 25,000. You can compare it not only with OnePlus 6, but also the other flagship devices which have got launched recently.
You’ll be able to purchase Poco F1 from Amazon on 29th August and it will get available from 12 pm.
Price for the base variant which comes with 6GB RAM/64GB storage space is Rs 20,999, 6GB RAM/128GB storage space comes at Rs 23,999, 8GB RAM/256GB variant comes at Rs 28,999. The special armoured edition with Kevlar back also comes with 8GB RAM and 256GB storage space, and it is priced at Rs 29,999. Do let me know your opinion about Xiaomi’s Poco F1 smartphone.