Xiaomi POCO F1 Crosses OnePlus 6 in Online Smartphone Sales to Become #1 in Q4 2018: IDC Report


Manu Kumar Jain, Managing Director of Xiaomi India, has tweeted revealing that POCO F1 is now India’s highest selling smartphone above INR 15,000 in the online market, leaving the OnePlus 6 at the second position. According to the image posted, the POCO F1 has a 22.4% market share, and the OnePlus 6 has a 17.9% market share in the online market of smartphones above INR 15,000. These figures are as per market analysis report from IDC for Q4 2018.

On this occasion, Manu Kumar Jain has announced that the brand will be giving away one POCO F1 smartphone. To qualify for this giveaway, you will have to retweet Manu’s tweet along with #POCOF1, and you will also have to mention why you love the POCO F1.

The POCO F1 is currently the most feature-packed smartphone under INR 35,000. The USP of the POCO F1 that it has Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC. This chipset is usually found in only high-end flagship smartphones. Let us have a quick look at its specifications.

POCO F1 Specifications

The POCO F1 features a 6.18-inch IPS LCD with Full HD+ resolution and Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. The smartphone has a 12MP + 5MP dual-camera at the back and a 20MP camera at the front. A couple of weeks back, the device also received 4K 60FPS video recording support through an OTA. For your information, the POCO F1 has recently been announced the winner of the blind camera test that included many flagship smartphones.

As mentioned earlier, the device is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC, which has eight CPU cores, and Adreno 630 GPU. The POCO F1 comes in three configurations – 6GB RAM + 64GB storage, 6GB RAM + 128GB storage, and 8GB RAM + 256GB storage. The device, as you might expect, runs on Android 9 Pie OS with MIUI customization. The OS also comes with Mint Launcher (earlier, Poco Launcher), which is specially made for this device. The POCO F1 has a 4000mAh battery that supports 18W Quick Charge 3.0 fast charging. The device comes with dual-SIM 4G connectivity, dual-VoLTE, USB Type-C port, 3.5mm audio jack, and a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner. To know more about the device, check out our full review of the POCO F1.