Xiaomi Pocophone F1 Mobile Phones

4 / 5
$444 - $557
  • Screen Size: 6.28 inches of screen display
  • SIM Support: Dual SIM
  • Weight: 182 Grams
  • Operating System: Android 8.1 and MIUI 10 POCO 
  • Chipset: Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 (10 nm)
  • Processor: Octa-core (4x2.8 GHz Kryo 385 Gold and 4x1.7 GHz Kryo 385 Silver)
  • Graphics Adapter: Adreno 630
  • Card Slot: Yes, up to 256 Gb
  • Internal Memory: 256, 128 and 64 Gb.
  • Installed Ram: 6 and 8 Gb
  • Back Camera: Dual 12 + 5 MP
  • Front Camera: 20 MP
  • Bluetooth: 5.0

Product Description

A Chinese smartphone brand “Xiaomi” will officially launch a new sub-brand smartphone named Xiaomi Pocophone F1 in Australia sooner than later. As the launch draws near, Xiaomi itself is steadily revealing the upcoming device’s features as well as specifications. Based on what we’ve heard from its Twitter account, Poco (sub-brand of Xiaomi) has hinted at the presence of “Night Vision” and also confirmed the presence of a Notch in the process.

Other highlights are related to 3D Face Unlock support and Night Vision could simply mean the feature will be capable enough of unlocking a phone in low-light condition. To find out what else it dishes out, here’s a quick overview. Let’s get it on.

Xiaomi Pocophone F1 Specifications:

  • Screen Size: 6.28 inches of screen display
  • SIM Support: Dual SIM
  • Weight: 182 Grams
  • Operating System: Android 8.1 and MIUI 10 POCO 
  • Chipset: Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 (10 nm)
  • Processor: Octa-core (4x2.8 GHz Kryo 385 Gold and 4x1.7 GHz Kryo 385 Silver)
  • Graphics Adapter: Adreno 630
  • Card Slot: Yes, up to 256 Gb
  • Internal Memory: 256, 128 and 64 Gb.
  • Installed Ram: 6 and 8 Gb
  • Back Camera: Dual 12 + 5 MP
  • Front Camera: 20 MP
  • Bluetooth: 5.0.
  • Micro USB supported 
  • Finger Print: Yes, Supported
  • Battery: Non-removable Li-Po 4000mAh battery
  • Available Colors: Graphite Black, Steel Blue, and Rosso Red

Xiaomi Pocophone F1 Intro and Display:

Xiaomi’s other mid-range flagship-level smartphone Pocophone F1 making its mark with decent hardware. The handset comprises a Metal Unibody design and also houses a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner which is positioned right below the camera module. Most important of all, Pocophone F1 comes with liquid cooling technology which can bring down its overall temperature considerably upon heavy usage. A gorgeous 5.99-inches IPS Full HD+ screen is paired with exquisite and perfect wide viewing angles and has good outdoor legibility under bright sunlight. The Pocophone F1 flaunts a Notch, boasting proximity sensor, notification light, and the frontal imaging unit.

Xiaomi Pocophone F1 Performance and Camera:

Performance-wise it is fine as the brain behind Pocophone F1 is Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Chipset – partnered with 6GB of RAM, ensuring users seamless, smooth and silky performance. Moreover, it is specially designed to manage lag-free gaming and multitasking. Hence users can indulge their selves in graphics-intensive games while several open tabs in Chrome and can work on multiple apps simultaneously.

In terms of a camera, Xiaomi Pocophone F1 comes with a solid 12MP + 5MP rear cameras and a powerful 20MP wide-angle FaceTime camera. The rear dual camera lets users shoot in-depth images as well as videos even in dark conditions, whereas FaceTime sensor promises quality-oriented selfies and video calls. The camera features included 4-axis OIS (Optical Image Stabilization), Dual Pixel Phase Detection Autofocus, Dual-LED Flash, HDR, Panorama and more.

Xiaomi Pocophone F1 Battery and Storage:

The smartphone is loaded with a massive 64GB of onboard memory to store oodles data in it. The handset also ships with a Hybrid Dual SIM slot which can also be used to boost the memory further up to 256GB via microSD card slot.

To give users freedom all day long, Xiaomi Pocophone F1 comes with an impressive 4000mAh non-removable battery. The battery is supported by Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 Fast Charging Technology which means the battery gets refueled in a jiffy.

Xiaomi Pocophone F1 Price:

Neither the launch date nor the price of Pocophone F1 in Australia is decided so far. But in Europe, it was listed with a price tag Euros 430 which means around USD 500. And after conversion from USD, Xiaomi Pocophone F1 Price in Australia comes to around AU$500-600. Chances are users will see a little hike in price due to the economic state of Australia.

Xiaomi Pocophone F1 Platform and Connectivity:

The Xiaomi Pocophone F1 runs on Android 8.1 Oreo operating system alongside Xiaomi’s own MIUI 9.0 OS. Either it will be updated to Android Pie or not, we’re, for now, not so sure.

Several connectivity options that come alongside Pocophone F1 include, USB Type-C port, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.0, VoLTE support, GPS and more.