Xiaomi introduces new Poco brand, first phone to launch in India

Poco F1 hands-on: Xiaomi gives you a $429 reason to skip flagships

Poco F1 hands-on: Xiaomi gives you a $429 reason to skip flagships

Xiaomi has declared four variations of the smartphone in the nation and they accompany up to 8GB of RAM and 256GB of inbuilt stockpiling. The Poco F1 comes in three configurations- 6GB+64GB priced at Rs 20,999, 6GB+128GB version priced at Rs 23,999 and the 8GB+256GB storage option that retails for Rs 28,999.

Xiaomi Poco F1: Can It Beat The Best? Speaking of which, the POCO F1 comes in three color options - Graphite Black, Steel Blue and Rosso Red.

As well as the kind of high-end specs we've come to expect, the Poco F1 also offers LiquidCool Technology for better heat dissipation when running intensive apps such as games.

The Xiaomi Poco F1 is a flagship smartphone, meaning it comes with the latest Snapdragon 845 chipset for impeccable performance. It has 64GB/128G/256GB of internal storage which is expandable up to 256GB via MicroSD card slot.

Poco F1 gets a huge display of 6.18 inches and gets a full HD+ display with 500nits brightness.

Coming to the cameras, the Xiaomi Poco F1 has dual rear cameras that include a primary 12MP camera with f/1.9 aperture, dual pixel AF, and 1.4um pixels, along with a 5MP f/2.0 sensor for depth information. For keeping it alive, there's a 4000mAh battery assisted by Quick Charge 3.0, which can be charged via the USB Type-C port. It also gets the infrared face unclock feature that works in less than 0.4 sec, Poco claims. Poco chose to use polycarbonate as the main construction material for the phone, which promises a body that is "seamless, sturdy and comfortable to hold on to,". So how does the OnePlus 6 fare against Poco F1 in terms of design, specifications and price? The sale for 6 GB RAM + 64 GB ROM model will kick-start from 12 pm on August 29, which will be available exclusively on Flipkart and Mi website.

Sony Xperia XZ3: All you need to know
The smartphone would retail for an effective price of 900$ placing it between the XZ2 Premium ( 999$ ) and the Xperia XZ2 ( 700$). Sony Xperia XZ3 has been officially launched, featuring a 6.1-inch QHD+ OLED display and Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor .

Furthermore, Xiaomi also launched a Poco F1 Armoured Edition which is made from Kevlar Aramid Fiber, imported directly from DuPont USA.

Over the years Xiaomi phones have gotten the reputation of being cheap in India.

You can buy this device from 29th of this month in India. In addition to that, you'll also find a rear-mounted fingerprint reader. Then there are active AI back software enhancements available as well, something that has become nearly the de-facto standard on even mid-range phones.

The Poco F1 is one of the first devices that carries support for 4G+ that combines with different network frequencies for faster connectivity. There are also stereo speakers and headphone jack on board, which is more than can be said for many more expensive phones in 2018. Meanwhile, the front camera detail is yet to be revealed by the company, but some leaks suggest that the Poco F1 will pack a 20-megapixel camera with Super Pixel tech.

The device runs on Android 8.1 Oreo with a shell MIUI 9.

Reliance Jio is putting forth Rs 8,000 instant discounts, up to 6TB high-speed data.

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