Recently the Sub- Brand of the Xiaomi, Poco which is globally known as Pocophone was launched. Along with the launch, the internet welcomed Poco with the leak of the first and upcoming model of the Sub-brand.
Today, the company finally launched its first smartphone Poco F1 in Delhi. The Poco F1, unlike all the other smartphones, stands out because just as the brand promised has all the premium specs at an unbelievable price.
In terms of processor, the Poco F1 has the leading Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 845 platform, with the industry-leading LiquidCool Technology cooling system and a long-lasting 4000mAh battery. The phone will be available in 3 variants including a combination of 6GB+64GB, 6GB+128GB, 8GB+256GB. The following components paired with the high end specifications together is definitely bound to provide a smooth and efficient gaming experience. While the dual rear camera has the 12MP Sony IMX363primary sensor with Dual Pixel Autofocus which should capture reasonably good pictures even in low light conditions. Whereas on the Front, Poco F1 sports a 20MP sensor featuring Super Pixel technology. Both the rear and front camera are backed up byAI features for photos, which includes features such as AI Portrait, AI Beautify, and AI Scene Detection. The current MIUI for Poco is based on Android 8.1 Oreo and it bound to receive Android P as well as updates from Google in future.
This powerhouse will be hitting available on the Indian shelves initially at a mere starting price of INR 20,999 for the 6GB+64GB variants, INR 23,999 for the 6GB+128GB variant and finally INR 28,999 for the 8GB+256GB variants. Poco has also introduced the Armoured Edition which will only have 8GB+256GB configuration and will retail at INR 29,999. Even the costliest variant introduced by Poco, it is still way less when compared to its competitors, especially OnePlus which is called out for the premium features at the most valuable price. POCO F1 will go on sale on only mi.com and Flipkart on 29th August 2018, starting at 12 PM.
Jai Mani, Head of Product, POCO Global, said: “POCO stands for ‘a little’—we believe in starting small but dreaming big. As a small outfit within Xiaomi, POCO has the freedom to start from scratch, zeroing in on the product choices and technologies that matter. This is why we have created a smartphone that delivers unbelievable performance, focusing on the core innovations that truly matter, which we believe will resonate with tech enthusiasts.”
With specs like these at such an affordable, will POCO be able to sustain in the Indian market and most importantly beat all the other competitors.