Flipkart sale: Poco F1 available at Rs. 5,000 discount
In hours from now, Flipkart's Big Shopping Days sale (December 6-8) will go live with never-seen-before discounts on some of the best selling smartphones of this year. In one such offer, Xiaomi's popular Poco F1 flagship will be up for grabs at upto Rs. 5,000 discount, making it more affordable than ever. Here's everything you need to know about it.
Xiaomi Poco F1: Upto 5,000 off and additional 10% discount
During the sale, the base variant of Poco F1 with 6GB RAM/64GB storage will be available for Rs. 19,999 (MRP: Rs. 21,999). Similarly, the mid-end 6GB RAM/128GB storage model will cost Rs. 21,999 (MRP: Rs. 24,999) and the top-end variant with 8GB RAM/256GB storage will be priced at Rs. 25,999 (MRP: Rs. 30,999). Further, HDFC Bank cardholders (credit/debit) will get an additional 10% discount.
Poco F1: At a glance
To recall, the Poco F1 features a notch-based display with a slightly wider cut-out and a prominent bottom bezel. On the back, the phone gets a polycarbonate panel which houses a dual rear-camera setup and a fingerprint sensor. The Poco F1 sports a 6.18-inch full-HD+ (2246x1080) display with 500-nits brightness, 403ppi pixel density, and is protected by a curved Gorilla Glass 3.
For the shutterbugs and selfie lovers
The Poco F1 features a rear dual-camera setup comprising a 12MP (f/1.9) Sony IMX363 sensor with 1.4-micron pixel and dual-pixel autofocus, paired with a 5MP (f/2.0) secondary depth sensor. Up front, there's a 20MP camera with support for AI-based Portrait mode and Scene detection with India-specific optimizations. The primary camera can shoot 4K videos at 30fps and slow-mo in 720p/1080p at up to 240fps.
Under the hood
The Poco F1 is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor with dedicated LiquidCool Technology, paired with 6GB/8GB of RAM and 64GB/128GB/256GB of inbuilt storage (expandable up to 256GB). The phone runs MIUI for Poco - a customized version of MIUI 9.6 which is based on Android Oreo 8.1. Further, the Poco F1 packs a 4,000mAh battery with support for Quick Charge 4.0.
Connectivity options and sensors onboard the Poco F1
In terms of connectivity options, the Xiaomi Poco F1 gets support for dual-SIM (Nano) cards (hybrid tray), 4G+, VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11a/c, Bluetooth v5.0, USB Type-C, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. Sensors on board the phone include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, digital compass, gyroscope, proximity sensor, and rear-mounted fingerprint sensor. The Poco F1 also comes with an Infrared-based face unlock technology.