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Xiaomi Poco F1 launch Highlights: Poco F1 price in India, sale date, launch offers, etc

Xiaomi Pocophone Poco F1 mobile has been launched in India. Details on price in India, specifications, sale date, etc

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Xiaomi Poco F1 launch price in India Highlights: Xiaomi Poco F1 mobile has been launched in India.

Xiaomi Poco F1 price in India, specifications, features launch Live Updates: Xiaomi’s sub-brand Pocophone has launched Poco F1 smartphone in India. The phone is priced starting at Rs 20,999 for 6GB RAM and 64GB storage model. The 6GB RAM and 128GB storage version of Poco F1 is priced at Rs 23,999, while its 8GB RAM and 256GB storage model will cost Rs 28,999. Pocophone also announced Poco F1 Armoured edition, which is a premium variant, made of Kevlar aramid fibre. The Kevlar edition of Poco F1 is priced at Rs 29,999 and it will only be available in 8GB RAM option.

Xiaomi Poco F1 comes with a 6.18-inch notched display, Snapdragon 845 processor, LiquidCool technology, 4,000mAh battery, and more. The phone features dual rear cameras, backed by Artificial Intelligence. The primary sensor is 12MP, while the secondary lens is a 5MP one. The front camera is 20MP with AI Beautify feature. The phone runs MIUI and it supports face unlock feature as well.

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Xiaomi Poco F1 mobile launched in India: Here are the details on price, features, and specifications:

Xiaomi Poco F1 sale date, launch offers

Xiaomi Poco F1 will go on sale from August 29 on Mi.com and Flipkart. The phone can be bought with launch offers like Rs 1000 discount on HDFC bank debit/credit cards and no cost EMI. Reliance Jio is offering Rs 8,000 instant benefits, up to 6TB high-speed data.

Xiaomi Poco F1 price in India starts at Rs 20,999: Launch offers, and other details

Xiaomi Poco F1 with 6GB RAM and 64GB storage will cost 20,999. The 6GB RAM and 128GB storage version is priced at Rs 23,999. Poco F1 with 8GB RAM and 256GB storage will cost Rs 28,999. Poco F1 Armoured edition will come for Rs 29,999. This will come only in 8GB RAM option.

Reliance Jio is offering Rs 8,000 instant benefits, up to 6TB high-speed data. There will be an ultra slim hard case for Poco F1 at Rs 399. A Kevlar finish case will cost Rs 799. Poco official skins at Rs 299. The launch offers include Rs 1000 discount on HDFC bank debit/credit cards and no cost EMI. Reliance Jio is offering Rs 8,000 instant benefits, up to 6TB high-speed data.

Xiaomi Poco F1: A quick look at its specifications

Here is a quick look at all the specifications of Poco F1

Xiaomi Poco F1 ships with MIUI, new Poco launcher, will get Android P in Q4, 2018

Poco F1 will run MIUI out-of-the-box. The phone ships with Poco launcher, which will be available on Google Play Store in beta from August 29. Fast updates is another focus with Poco F1. Poco F1 to get Android P in Q4, 2018.

Xiaomi Poco F1 has dual rear cameras, here are the details

Poco F1 sports dual rear cameras, a combination of 12MP Sony IMX363 sensor and a secondary 5MP Samsung sensor. It has dual-pixel autofocus as well. The camera also supports Artificial Intelligence (AI) photography. The front camera is 20MP.

Poco F1 Kevlar edition announced

Poco F1 will be available in three colours: graphite black, steel blue, red. Poco F1 armoured version is made of Kevlar aramid fibre. This is the premium variant of the phone.

Xiaomi Poco F1 design and display

Poco F1 has a hard-coated polycarbonate body. The phone supports a type-C USB port, 3.5mm headphone jack. Poco F1 features a 6.18-inch display Full HD resolution display with a notch on top of the screen. Users will have the option of getting rid of the notch in the settings. It has Infrared Face Unlock, that the company claims works even in the dark. Apparently the face unlock does not work a mask, photo or even video of the person. The face unlock also works in complete darkness, claims the company.

Poco F1 launched with up to 256GB storag, a quick look at specs

The high-end configuration for Poco F1 is 8GB RAM and 256GB storage. There will be other variants as well. The expandable storage support is up to 256GB.  Here's a quick look at its specifications: 

Poco F1 India launch: Snapdragon 845 processor, 4,000 mAh battery

Poco F1 has a 4,000 mAh battery on board. Poco is offering full-day battery life under heavy duty usage. About eight hours of gaming is being promised on the Poco F1. It supports QuickCharge 3.0 technology. The phone also has 4G+ in India. This will offer faster cellular internet connectivity on your network.

Poco F1 Liquidcool technology explained

Poco F1 also comes with Liquidcool technology, water-based cooling with a copper wire. The technology will apparently keep the phone cool even during intense gaming sessions. The heat generated by SoC is dissipated faster with this technology, claims Poco. It’s claiming 300 per cent faster transfer of heat compared to regular technology.

Performance, camera and experience will be the key focus points of Poco F1

Jai Mani is the head of product for Poco global. He’s on stage now to launch the Poco F1. Performance, camera and experience will be the key focus points of Poco F1. Poco F1 has the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor clocked at 2.8Ghz. It has Adreno 630 GPU.

Xiaomi Poco F1 comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor

Xiaomi is launching Poco F1 with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor. The idea behind Poco is to offer a flagship that’s not too expensive. Looks like Xiaomi with Poco wants to beat the $999 smartphone trend without launching one at the same price.

Xiaomi Poco F1 launch event starts: This is a global launch for the Poco brand

Poco F1 will be the name of the device in India. The brand is called Pocophone globally. This is a global launch for the Poco brand. Alvin Tse, head of Poco Global on stage. Poco by Xiaomi is the official logo. It looks like Poco will use Xiaomi’s after sales service in India.

Xiaomi Poco F1 will be Flipkart exclusive

Xiaomi Poco F1 will be exclusive to Flipkart in India. People can click on the "Notify me" option on the e-commerce platform to get notified when the device becomes available. Pricing, pre-order details, etc will be announced at the time of the launch.  

Xiaomi Poco F1 launch event timings

Xiaomi Poco F1 India launch event is scheduled to start from 12:30 PM in New Delhi. Those interested can also watch the event live on Xiaomi India's site as well as Poco India Facebook page.

Poco F1 is the first flagship phone by Xiaomi's sub-brand in India. The phone comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor, coupled with 6GB/8GB RAM and 64GB/128GB/256GB storage. Poco F1 sports a 6.18-inch FHD+ display with a notch on top, and a polycarbonate design.

Also Read: Xiaomi’s Pocophone Poco F1 launch in India today: Livestream timings, expected price, specifications

Pocophone previously put out a teaser on Twitter for the phone, which is claimed to be one of the fastest smartphone on the market. Poco’s official Twitter page is where the company started teasing its new smartphone with Qualcomm chipset. The company put out a tweet, that read “POCO is proud to partner with Qualcomm, the world leader in smartphone performance. Get ready for break-neck speed. #GoPOCO.”