Xiaomi Announced Poco F1 With Snapdragon 845, 8GB RAM
Xiaomi is announcing a new brand, in “Pocophone”. This new brand is a project that Xiaomi’s Jai Mani, which is one of the company’s lead project managers, and is focused now on only India will available in Bangladesh. The first phone for this new brand, the Poco F1, is one that Xiaomi is very proud of. It was built, focusing on three areas. Performance, Camera and Price. The Poco F1 is very different from other smartphones that are available now, in a few different areas, including the material Xiaomi used for the build here, as well as the price. The Poco F1 is going to be priced at under over BDT 40,000 in Bangladesh for the 8GB/256GB model, That’s very impressive considering what you’re getting here.
Xiaomi Poco F1 Specs
The Poco F1 sports a 6.18-inch IPS LCD panel here, instead of an OLED that many people were hoping for. It sports an 18.7:9 aspect ratio with a full HD+ resolution of 2246×1080. The slightly taller display here is due to the notch that the Poco F1 sports. It gets fairly bright at about 500 nits of brightness, and it is also using Corning’s Gorilla Glass 3, instead of Gorilla Glass 5 or the newest Gorilla Glass 6. Under-the-hood, you’re going to find the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset, with is an octa-core processor that is liquid cooled and also has the Adreno 630 GPU for graphics. For RAM and storage, there are three configurations available. You can get 6GB of RAM and 64GB of storage, 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage or 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage here. There is also a micro SD card slot available here for expanding storage. This is all powered by a 4000mAh capacity battery.
Xiaomi is using a dual-camera setup on the Poco F1 here. Which consists of a 12-megapixel sensor and a secondary 5-megapixel sensor. The main sensor is the same sensor that is found on Xiaomi’s Mi 8, so it is the latest Sony sensor and will bring out some great photos. It sports dual-pixel autofocus on the back, as well as dual LED flash. The front-facing camera is a 20-megapixel sensor. There is what looks like a second camera on the front, but that is actually an IR blaster that is being used for face unlock here. There is also a fingerprint sensor included, which is located on the back, below the camera.
Out of the box, the Xiaomi Poco F1 runs on Android 8.1 Oreo and MIUI 9.6. It will be getting the update to Android 9 Pie, but Xiaomi did not share any specifics on when that update will be available. Finally, it does have a headphone jack, but no NFC. And it is also available in Steel Blue, Graphite Black and Rosso Red, as well as a Kevlar model.