Xiaomi Poco F1 Launched in India For Rs 20,999

Poco f1

Xiaomi Poco F1 has been launched in India today. This Smartphone is exclusively available in Flipkart. It has the powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SOC.

The main features of this smartphone is that it comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor and it comes in 3 variants 6GB RAM + 64GB Memory, 6GB RAM + 128GB Memory, 8GB RAM + 256GB Memory.

The price of the Poco F1 starts at Rs 20,999.

Poco F1 Box Contents:

In the box you get the Poco F1, Fast charger which is Quick charge 3.0, USB Type-C cable and a Sim ejector pin.

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Poco F1 Design and display:

The Poco F1 comes with a 6.18 inches IPS LCD Full HD+ display with pixel density of 403. It comes with the notch display with the aspect ratio of 18.7:9. The Notch houses the Front camera, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Infrared sensor and the Earpiece.

When we look at the sides the power and volume buttons are placed at the right side of the device. The SIM slot is located at the left side of the phone. At the bottom the Microphone USB port and the speakers are located. The headphone jack is located on the top.

At the back side of the phone it comes with a plastic body with dual cameras and the fingerprint scanner.

Poco F1 Hardware and Software:

Xiaomi Poco F1 comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor which is clocked at 2.8GHz with Adreno 630 GPU. It comes with water cooling technology which keeps the phone cool when the processor runs at the maximum speed.

It runs on Android Oreo 8.1 with MIUI 9.6 out of the box. The UI is slightly different from original MIUI, It comes with Poco launcher with hidden space and some more features. The company says that Poco F1 receives faster updates than Xiaomi Phones.

Poco F1 Memory:

The phone is available in three different variants 6GB RAM with 64GB of Memory, 6GB RAM with 128GB of Memory and 8GB RAM with 256GB of Memory.

It also has the micro SD card slot through which you can increase the memory up to 256GB.

Poco F1 Cameras:

The Phone is equipped with Dual rear camera setup and a single selfie camera. The rear camera comes with Sony IMX363 12MP (f/1.9, 1.4µm, PDAF) + 5MP (f/2.0, 1.12µm) where the 12MP sensor is the primary sensor and 5MP is the depth sensor which is used for bokeh Mode or Portrait mode.

The selfie camera comes with a 20MP (f/2.0, 0.9µm). The front camera also comes with Portrait mode. There is no dedicated camera for Portrait mode but it uses AI for that.

Poco F1 Battery:

It comes with 4,000 mAh battery with a USB Type C port for charging and data transfer. The company claims that the battery life of the phone lasts a day. You can play games continuously for 6 hours on a full charge.

 Poco F1 Prices and Offers:

The phone is launched in three color variants Graphite Black, Steel Blue and Ross Red.

The 6GB RAM with 64GB of Memory is priced Rs 20,999.

The 6GB RAM with 128GB of Memory is priced Rs. 23,999.

The 8GB RAM with 256GB of Memory is priced Rs. 28,999.

There also a special edition called Armored Edition, which costs Rs 29,999, this edition has 8GB RAM with 256GB of Memory and it is made up of made of Kevlar aramid fibre. The company has also launched some accessories like cases along with the phone.

On the first sale there will be an instant cash back of Rs 1,000 for HDFC card users. Apart from this, Reliance Jio users will get a cash back of up to Rs. 8,000 and high-speed data of 6TB.

Click here to buy Poco F1

Now lets look into the detail Specs of the phone.

Xiaomi Poco F1 Specifications



Announced August 2018
Availability From  August 2018
Box Contents
USB cable
User manual
SIM Ejector tool


Dimensions Height 155.5 mm
Width 75.3 mm
Thickness 8.8 mm
Build Front Glass
Rear Plastic
Sides Metal frame
Weight 180 grams
SIM Hybrid Dual SIM


Size 6.18-inch with 18.7:9 aspect ratio
Resolution Full HD+ (2280 × 1080 pixels) 403 PPI density
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection

Operating System

Android Version 8.1 Oreo (MIUI 9.6)


Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 ( 10nm)
CPU 4×2.8 GHz Kryo 385 Gold  and 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 385 Silver
GPU Adreno 630


RAM/ Internal 6GB/64GB, 6GB/128GB, 8GB/256GB
Micro SD Card YES, Upto 256GB


Rear Camera Primary Sensor 12 MP, f/1.9, 1.4µm, dual pixel autofocus, PDAF
Secondary Sensor 5 MP, f/2.0, 1.12µm, depth sensor
Video 2160p – 30fps, 1080p – 240fps, 1080p – 30fps -EIS
Features Dual-tone flash, Panorama, HDR
Front Camera 20 MP, f/2.0, 0.9µm
Video 1080p – 30fps
Features Portrait

Connectivity Options

VoLTE Supported
FM Radio Yes
Bluetooth 5.0, Qualcomm aptX HD
USB Type Type C port
Wi-Fi 2.4GHz / 5GHz 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
OTG Supported
3.5 mm Jack Yes


Fingerprint Sensor  Yes
Proximity Sensor Yes
Ambient light Sensor Yes
Accelerometer Sensor Yes
Gyroscope Sensor Yes
Compass Sensor Yes
Infrared Sensor Yes
Barometer Yes


Capacity 4000mAh
Fast Charging Yes – 18W


Graphite Black, Steel Blue, Rosso Red, Armored Edition with Kevlar


6GB/64GB – ₹ 20,999


6GB/128GB – ₹ 22,999


8GB/256GB – ₹ 28,999


8GB/256GB (Armored Edition) – ₹ 29,999

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