Poco F1 700,000 units sold in 3 months; F1 pricing slashed massively for limited period

by Anvinraj Valiyathara 0

The Xiaomi Poco F1 is the most affordable Snapdragon 845 powered smartphone. It was announced in August. With a span of 3 months, the Chinese manufacturer has managed to sell 700,000 units of the Poco F1 smartphone.

Xiaomi’s Global Vice President and Managing Director for India and Poco India have confirmed through a tweet that the company has gained 700,000 Poco F1 users in over 3 months. As it can be seen below, it is the third Poco F1 masterstroke from the company.

Through first masterstroke tweet, Poco India had confirmed that the Xiaomi Poco F1 would be available with up to 5,000 discount on mi.com and Flipkart starting from today until Dec 8. Currently, the Poco F1 variants such as 64 GB storage + 6 GB RAM, 128 GB storage + 6 GB RAM and 256 GB storage are now available with revised price tags of Rs. 19,999 (~$281), Rs. 21,999 (~$301) and Rs. 25,999 (~$366). The Armored Edition of the phone is now priced at Rs 26,999 (~$380). A second masterstroke from Poco India was the creation of the Poco community (forum.poco.in) for global users of Poco F1.

The Poco F1 houses a 6.18-inch IPS LCD screen that produces Full HD+ resolution. The screen of the phone is protected by Gorilla Glass 5. The Snapdragon 845 chipset is assisted by up to 8 GB of RAM. The second SIM slot on the phone’s SIM tray support carries support for microSD card.

The rear shell of the phone is equipped with 12-megapixel + 5-megapixel dual camera system. A 20-megapixel selfie shooter is available on the device. For facial recognition in the dark, it features an IR sensor in the notch. The smartphone is loaded with MIUI 9.6 flavored Android 8.1 Oreo OS. The handset includes 4,000mAh battery that carries support for Quick Charge 4.0 fast charging technology.

The Poco F1 users have been recently treated with MIUI 10. Users who have enrolled in beta testing program have been provided with a new update that brings support for super low-light photography and 960 fps slow-motion video shooting. The Poco F1 users are also expected to receive Widevine L1 support for watching streaming content from Amazon Prime Videos and Netflix.

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