Rumors have revealed Xiaomi will be soon debut a new flagship phone called Pocophone F1. In the last few days, the rumor mill has already unearthed the specifications and images of the smartphone. Today, a leaked hands-on video of the smartphone has surfaced online. The blurry video shows off its front and rear design.
The video begins by showing the front side of the phone. As it can be seen, the handset features a notched display. The front appearance of the Pocophone F1 is identical to the Xiaomi Mi 8 flagship phone. It features a wide notch like the Mi 8. Also, it features a slightly thick bottom bezel.
Since the video is blurry, the contents of the “About Phone” page is not clearly visible. However, it seems to show that it is packed with 2.8 GHz octa-core processor, 6 GB of RAM and 64 GB of storage, It can also be deduced that phone is loaded with MIUI 9 flavored Android 8.1 Oreo.
It is speculated that the Xiaomi Pocophone F1 features a 6-inch IPS LCD display that supports 2246 x 1080 pixels. Hence, the smartphone will be supporting an aspect ratio of 19:9. Rumors have it the notch of the Pocophone F1 includes a flood illuminator and an infrared to camera to support AI face unlock in pitch-dark conditions.
The rear design of the Pocophone F1 is quite different from Xiaomi Mi 8. There is a vertical dual camera system followed by a fingerprint scanner in the top half of the back panel of Pocophone F1.
The Snapdragon 845 chipset is expected to power the phone along with 8 GB of RAM. It will be also equipped with liquid cooling system. For photography, it is expected to feature dual-LED flash enabled 12-megapixel + 5-megapixel dual rear camera. The notch of the expected to house a front-facing camera of 20-megapixel. The handset will be receiving power from 4,000mAh battery that will carry support for Quick Charge 3.0.
The Pocophone F1 is expected to be available with a price tag of 420 euros (~$486) in Europe. The Pocophone F1 is also rumored to release in India in the near future. It is speculated that the Pocophone F1 may debut in Europe by September and it may arrive in India in October.