These are top alternatives to Xiaomi Poco F1 in India
Aug 23 2018
So much so that it is creating a new brand called Poco which rids it of the legacy of its successful product lines. It's a high-end handset sporting the latest and greatest Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC, but it comes with a super aggressive price. The 6.1 inch smartphone features a Snapdragon 845 processor, dual lens camera, and trim bezels. On the left, the device has a hybrid dual-SIM tray that can either accept two SIM cards or one SIM and a microSD card at a time.
The phone is priced at Rs. 20,999 for the 6GB RAM and 64GB variant, the 6GB RAM, and 128GB variant has been priced at Rs. 23,999. Finally, there is the Poco F1 Armoured Edition, which boasts 8GB of RAM and 256GB of built-in storage and also has a back panel that's covered in kevlar. It also has a large 4000mAh battery, with support for fast charging. The variant with a massive 8GB RAM and 256GB storage space will be priced at Rs. 28,999. This is a new smartphone made in a sub-brand of Xiaomi's to do battle with brands like OnePlus. Xiaomi Poco F1 comes with AI smart detection along with 12-megapixel plus 5-megapixel dual rear cameras.
While setting up the Poco F1, it only asked us to train the fingerprint scanner. The phone charges via USB Type-C. It packs flagship features, promising camera, top of the line chipset and the most important, an insanely low price tag. For more insights on Poco F1, stay tuned for our detailed review. It is the 2.5D curved arc glass on the top of the display and there is Corning Gorilla Glass protection. Xiaomi claims the device can be unlocked in 0.4 seconds and it's secure too.
Xiaomi Mi 8 was launched along with Mi 8 Explorer Edition and Mi 8 SE smartphones in China earlier this year and was the first Xiaomi phone to include a notch. It is also equipped with Dirac HD Sound along with dual Smart PA for wonderful audio experience.
A Xiaomi service center employee in Chandigarh has spoken to Digivamp and said We've been asked by the company to return older, unsold spares in order to make rooms for a new "iPhone screens", back bodies, glass screen, camera component, magnets and ribbon cables. At the front, the smartphone will be fitted with a 20MP snapper for taking selfies and making video calling. The huge notch on the top holds the front camera, earpiece, IR sensor.
It will be available in Rosso Red, Steel Blue, and Graphite Black colors.
The POCO F1, however, comes with features like LiquidCooling and a Kevlar soft touch back along with all the goodies OnePlus 6 offers (except that handsome OLED display) at a very reasonable price. But POCO isn't going to stop in India.
Flipkart has dibs on online availability from today and Reliance Jio has 6TB of high-speed data for free for POCO customers.
The launcher is now based on Android Oreo 8.1, but the company has promised to release the Android P by Q4 2018.