tech2 News StaffAug 06, 2019 15:33:54 IST
Xiaomi has recently announced a price cut for the Poco F1 (Review) in India. The smartphone was launched in India last year in August at a starting price of Rs 20,999 for the base model (6 GB + 64 GB). The brand has now announced a permanent price cut of up to Rs 6,000.
It is also being reported that Xiaomi's sub-brand is currently working on another smartphone that is being called Poco F2. It is expected to come with an AMOLED display and a waterdrop notch.
Revised Poco F1 Pricing
Poco F1 comes in three variants: 6 GB RAM + 64 GB storage which is priced at Rs 17,999 at online stores since June, and the two storage variants that got the price drop — 6 GB RAM + 128 GB storage at 18,999 and 8 GB RAM + 256 GB storage priced at Rs 22,999. With the maximum discount, the Armoured edition's price has also come down from Rs 28,999 to Rs 22,999.
Mi fans, you know how the #POCOF1 has won so many hearts.
6GB+128 GB = ₹18,999
8GB+256 GB = ₹22,999 (Incl. Armoured edition)
— #MiFan Manu Kumar Jain (@manukumarjain) August 5, 2019
Poco F1 specifications
Poco F1 features a 5.99-inch full HD+ display with a 1080 x 2248 pixels resolution. The screen has a 19:9 aspect ratio, and includes a notch. That notch even houses an infrared face-unlock feature.
Under the hood, it is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC paired with an Adreno 630 GPU and comes with 6 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal storage. The storage can be expanded via a microSD card. For optics, it sports a dual-camera set up at the back, which is a combination of a 12 MP and a 5 MP sensor. The primary sensor comes with dual-pixel autofocus. The front-facing camera, on the other hand, is a 20 MP camera with a f/2.0 aperture.
Both support a whole host of AI scene modes that will assist the camera in picking the right settings for a shot. It is powered by a 4,000 mAh battery paired with support for Qualcomm's Quick Charge 3.0.