With just two days left before Xiaomi will officially launch its new Poco F1 smartphone on August 22 in India, the model has just been benchmarked. The Poco F1 was spotted on GeekBench with a large 8GB RAM. This isn’t the first time the Pocophone F1 is appearing on Geekbench database but the previous model only appeared with 6GB of RAM as against 8GB RAM on this new device.
That clearly is an indication that the device will have a 6GB RAM and 8GB RAM version. Surprisingly, the CPU performance of this 8GB RAM version on the single core and multi-core tests are slightly different. The 8GB RAM version scored 2451 points on the single-threaded test while it manages a multi-core test score of 8998 points. The single and multi-core scores of the 8GB RAM model are on similar levels with other Snapdragon 845-powered phones like the OnePlus 6, Xiaomi Mi 8, HTC U12+ etc. On the other hand, the Poco F1 with 6GB RAM had scored 9081 points in multi-core performance, over classing flagships such as OnePlus 6, Xiaomi Mi 8 and Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus, while it scored 2467 points in single-core performance in which the only better device is the Samsung Galaxy S9+.
On the specs angle, the Poco F1 is expected to pack a 5.99-inch IPS LCD display with Xiaomi’s Face scanning tech inside the notch on the front. The device packs a vertically aligned, dual rear camera setup placed in the middle. The rear camera is a 12MP + 5MP combo while the selfie shooter is a 20MP sensor. The body is said to be made of plastic despite packing an SD 845 chipset and 6GB / 8GB of RAM. The F1 will also have a 4,000mAh battery.