Poco F1, the affordable flagship smartphone from Xiaomi has been well-received in the Indian market. The company had revealed that it has sold around 700,000 units of the Poco F1 in India in just three months.
Now, the company has permanently slashed the pricing of Poco F1 in India by Rs. 1,000 (approximately $14), bringing down the starting price of the smartphone from Rs. 20,999 (~$294) to Rs. 19,999, roughly $280. Similarly, the 6GB RAM and 128GB storage model is now available for Rs. 22,999 (approx. $322) and the 8GB RAM and 256GB storage model costs Rs. 27,999 (approximately $393).
Lastly, the Poco F1 Armoured Edition, which comes with Kevlar back panel, will be available for Rs. 28,999 which roughly converts to $407. The price cut of Rs. 1,000 is applicable for purchase through online stores as well as offline stores.
The Poco F1 comes with a 6.18-inch Full HD+ IPS LCD display which is protected by a layer of Corning Gorilla Glass. The phone is powered by Qualcomm‘s Snapdragon 845 flagship processor and comes with LiquidCool technology.
As for the photography, the device comes with a 12-megapixel Sony IMX363 primary sensor, coupled with a 5-megapixel secondary sensor on the back panel. On the front side, there’s a 20-megapixel selfie camera powered with artificial intelligence for capturing enhanced selfie shots.
The phone comes with 6GB/8GB of RAM and 64GB/128GB/256GB of internal storage, depending on the variant. It runs on the company’s MIUI with Poco Launcher, based on Android 8.1 Oreo operating system and is powered by a 4,000mAh battery that supports Quick Charge 4.0 fast charging technology.
Meanwhile, reports indicate that the company could soon launch a couple of variants of Poco F1 with Kevlar back panel. While the Kevlar variant currently comes with 256GB internal storage, it could soon be available in 64GB and 128GB storage models as well. The upcoming models could be priced around Rs. 21,999 (~$315) and Rs. 24,999 (~$358) respectively.