Last week, Xiaomi’s sub-brand POCO unveiled its first smartphone in the Indian market — POCO F1, what is touted to be the cheapest Snapdragon 845-powered smartphone. Currently, the manufacturer, what is titled Pocophone globally, has introduced the Pocophone F1 in Indonesia and Hong Kong.
In Hong Kong, only the 6GB RAM and 128 internal storage variant have been introduced, for a price tag of HK$2,799, what roughly converts to $357. It’ll be out there for buy in Hong Kong in 30th August through Xiaomi’s Offline Stores and Xiaomi Online Store.
On the most hand, in Indonesia, the manufacturer 6GB RAM + 64GB memory model is estimated at Rp 4,499,000 (approximately $307) whereas the 6GB RAM and 128GB memory model costs Rp 4,999,000 (approximately $342). The company has Additionally unveiled the Armored Edition what sports 6GB RAM and 128GB memory, for Rp 5,199,000, roughly $355. It’ll be out there for buy through Lazada and Mi Store.
The Pocophone F1 flaunts a 6.18-inch Full HD+ IPS LCD display with 2246 x 1080 pixels screen resolution and 18.7:9 aspect ratio. The panel offers up to 500-nits brightness and a high contrast ratio of 1500:1. On top, the panel is protected from scratches by a layer of Corning Gorilla Glass.
The cameraphone is powered by Qualcomm‘s flagship Snapdragon 845 cpu and comes with LiquidCool technology. The company says that it made a decision to place a copper heat sink above the chipset which helps in dissipating the heat generated by it, allowing the phone to transfer heat at a faster rate of 300 percent. At the release event in New Delhi, India, the company has said that the smartphone recorded an impressive AnTuTu benchmarking score of 291,302.
Approaching to the sensor department, the handset comes with a 12-megapixel Sony IMX363 scanner with a huge pixel size of 1.4micron coupled with a 5-megapixel secondary camera sensor on the back panel. It is equipped with attributes like Dual Pixel Autofocus, real-time AI photography and dual-LED flash. On the front side, there’s a 20-megapixel selfie digital camera powered with AI for capturing enhanced selfie photos.
It runs on a changed MIUI, based on MIUI 9.6 with the new POCO Launcher on top. It sports a ton of customizations this kind of as an app drawer that easily categories applications for easier open and it Furthermore carries support for icon sports. The customized MIUI that is based on Android 8.1 Oreo has been optimized to release outstanding apps quickly, easily run applications in the foreground and suggests fluid gesture-based navigation.
There’s an IR sensor that permits Face Unlock feature. The Pocophone F1 is powered by a 4,000mAh battery that Additionally carries support for Quick Charge 3.0 fast charging tech. According to the company, it offers 8 hours of gaming, around 6 hours of 1080p video playback, nearly 31 hours of speak period and standby period of 15 days.
Although Indonesia and Hong Kong will become only the 6GB RAM variant, the Poco F1 Furthermore has an 8GB RAM and 256GB memory model in India. The Armored Edition of Poco F1 in India In addition carries 8GB RAM.