Xiaomi had introduced the Poco F1 budget-friendly flagship phone in August. The highest version of the smartphone that features 8 GB of RAM and 256 GB of storage is priced at Rs. 28,999 (~$416) in India. The same model also comes in Armored Edition that features a premium looking Kevlar rear. This model is priced at Rs. 29,999 (~$430). Fresh information reveals that Xiaomi may soon release Armored Editions for the other variants of the smartphone.
According to the latest information, the 6 GB RAM + 64 GB storage and 6 GB RAM + 128 GB storage models of the Xiaomi Poco F1 will be also coming in Armored Edition. Currently, these models are only available with polycarbonate rear.
There is no information available on the pricing on the upcoming Armored Edition variants of the Poco F1. Since the Armored Edition of 8 GB RAM + 256 GB storage model costs only Rs. 1,000 more than its regular model, there is a possibility that the Armored Editions of 6 GB RAM + 64 GB storage and 6 GB RAM + 128 GB storage models could be priced at Rs. 21,999 (~$315) and Rs. 24,999 (~$358). At present, the regular versions of these models are selling for Rs. 20,999 (~$301) and Rs. 23,999 (~$344).
The Poco F1 is the cheapest Snapdragon 845 chipset powered smartphone. The handset features a 6.18-inch IPS LCD notched screen that supports an aspect ratio of 18.7:9 and full HD+ resolution of 1080 x 2246 pixels.
The 12-megapixel + 5-megapixel dual camera setup is placed on the rear side of the phone. For shooting selfies, it is equipped with a 20-megapixel front-facing shooter. For security, the Poco F1 is equipped with a rear-mounted fingerprint reader. For easy unlocking under dim light conditions, the phone carries support for IR face recognition. The Poco F1 is packed with a 4,000mAh battery that carries support for Quick Charge 4.0. The handset is available in color choices like Graphite Black, Rosso Red and Steel Blue.
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