Poco F1 with 6.18-inch Display, Snapdragon 845, Liquid Cooling, up to 8GB RAM Launched Starting at Rs. 20999

Poco F1
Poco F1


Today, Xiaomi’s new sub-brand Poco has launched its first phone Poco F1 in India. The phone has been priced aggressively and will be available starting Rs. 20999.

Unlike other premium flagship phones, Poco F1 has polycorbonate build. It comes in Graphite Black, Steel Blue and Rosso Red colors as well as Armored Edition with Kevlar back.

Poco F1 comes with 6.18-inch Full HD+ 2.5D curved glass display with a notch and Corning Gorilla Glass protection. It packs octa-core Snapdragon 845 Processor with Adreno 630. The phone will be available in three RAM/Storage models including 6GB RAM with 64GB storage, 6GB RAM with 128GB storage and 8GB RAM with 256GB storage.

It runs on MIUI 9 based on Android 8.1 but has a custom POCO launcher. I will talk about the launcher and its feature in next article.

The phone has dual camera setup that includes 12 megapixels rear camera with dual LED Flash, f/1.9 aperture, 1.4μm pixel size, Sony IMX363 sensor, Dual Pixel auto focus and 5 megapixels secondary camera with Samsung sensor. It also has 20 megapixels front-facing camera with ƒ/2.0 aperture.

The phone has IR Face Unlock that even works fast in low-light. It also has a fingerprint sensor located on the back. It also features dual speakers with Dirac Audio Sound.


It comes with Dual 4G+ VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5, GPS + GLONASS and USB Type-C connectivity options. It packs 4000mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 fast charging. Poco will also be offering 18W charger within the box.

Along with the phone, Poco also announced cases and skins for the phone.

Poco F1 Price

  • POCO F1 6GB RAM + 64GB storage – Rs. 20,999
  • POCO F1 6GB RAM + 128GB storage – Rs. 23,999
  • POCO F1 8GB RAM + 256GB storage – Rs. 28,999
  • POCO F1 Kevlar Armored Edition – Rs. 29,999

Poco F1 Accessories Price

  • Ultra-slim case with matte finish – Rs. 399
  • Armored case with Kevlar finish – Rs. 799
  • POCO Mobile Skins – Rs. 299

The phone will be available exclusively on Flipkart and Mi.com from August 29th at 12PM. There are also few launch offers:

  • Rs. 1000 off for HDFC Bank credit/debit card holders during first sale
  • Rs. 8000 instant benefits, up to 6TB additional data for Jio users