We have been constantly reporting Xiaomi’s upcoming sub-brand Pocophone. The Chinese manufacturer has been planning to launch the first phone under the new brand, soon. The company has also sent out media invites for the launch of its first smartphone, the POCO F1 in India debuting on August 22. In the past few days we have learnt key details regarding the POCO F1, thanks to leaks, unboxing videos, benchmarks platforms, and other sources. On August 17 we have learnt another important information about the phone i.e. its pricing.
Xiaomi POCO F1: Price in India
Our sources revealed that the POCO F1’s variant with 6GB of RAM and 128GB storage could be priced at around Rs. 25,000 in India. If this information turns out to be true, then the POCO F1 will be the cheapest Snapdragon 845-powered smartphone in the country; even cheaper than the Asus Zenfone 5Z and the OnePlus 6. Along with the 6GB RAM and 128GB storage model, Xiaomi may also launch a 64GB storage variant of the POCO F1.
Xiaomi POCO F1: Rumoured Features, Specifications
If we have a look at other specifications of the smartphone, it will sport a 5.99-inches display with 1080 x 2246 pixels Full HD+resolution and 18:9 aspect ratio. As we mentioned above, the device will be powered by a Qualcomm’s flagship 2.8GHz 10nm Snapdragon 845 octa-core processor paired with an Adreno 630 GPU. The smartphone will run Android 8.1 Oreo-based MIUI 9.5 out-of-the-box. The handset will even have a liquid cooling system and a rear-facing fingerprint sensor placed below the camera module. Concerning optics, the phone will come equipped with a 12MP+5MP dual camera setup.The combination of the dual lenses will offer AI-powered features, intelligent scene recognition, and a 4K video recording support. At the front, there will be a 20MP AI selfie camera with support for Portrait mode, Beautify mode, and several other latest camera features. Connectivity options on the POCO F1 will include dual-SIM support, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac dual-band, Bluetooth 5.0 LE, GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, USB Type-C, and a 3.5mm audio port. A 4000mAh battery will back the device with Qualcomm’s Quick Charge 3.0 fast charging support.
Well, that’s all the information we had for now. Stay tuned with MySmartPrice Gear to get the latest information about Xiaomi’s upcoming POCO F1 as it goes official in India on August 22. As always, we will be there at the event and bring you the live updates.
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