Xiaomi Poco F1 gets a major camera upgrade

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04 Mar 2019

Poco F1 now supports 4K, 1080p video recording at 60fps

Xiaomi's Poco F1, which is one of the best budget-friendly flagship devices, is set to get a major camera upgrade.

The company has started rolling out a new 9.3.1 beta MIUI update that introduces support for 4K videos at 60fps on the smartphone.

Presently, the Poco F1 can record 4K videos at 30fps only.

Here's how you can get this update.

Here's the official announcement

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All you need to know about the update

All you need to know about the update

This camera update brings support for 4K and 1080p video recording on the Poco F1, making it a solid competitor to other premium flagship smartphones.

That said, the update is being presently rolled out only for beta users. And after initial testing, this feature will be made available for all on a stable version, according to the official announcement.

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Here's how to get this MIUI beta update

If you are already an MIUI beta tester, you will automatically receive the update via OTA method.

However, if you are not a beta tester and still wish to test out the new video capabilities on your Poco F1, you can download the update from here: https://bit.ly/2IOor2Z

Notably, Xiaomi has released this beta update for Mi 8 and Mi 8 Pro as well.

What to do after installing the update

If you have successfully installed the update, you can right away enable support for higher video quality. Simply go to Settings > Camera > Settings > Video Quality. Under video quality, you should see options for UHD 4K at 60fps and FHD 1080p at 60fps.

An overview

Meanwhile, here's recalling Xiaomi's Poco F1: The budget flagship phone

Meanwhile, here's recalling Xiaomi's Poco F1: The budget flagship phone

Poco F1 comes with a 6.18-inch full-HD+ notched display, Gorilla Glass 3 protection, and a polycarbonate casing.

It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor, paired with 6GB/8GB of RAM and 64GB/128GB/256GB of storage (expandable upto 256GB).

Further, the phone runs MIUI for Poco, packs a 4,000mAh battery, and supports IR-based face unlock.

Presently, Poco F1 is available in India at Rs. 19,999.

What's the camera like on Poco F1?

Poco F1 features a rear dual-camera setup comprising a 12MP (f/1.9) main sensor and a 5MP (f/2.0) depth sensor. The main camera currently supports 4K videos at 30fps and 960fps slow-motion video recording. Up front, there's a 20MP selfie snapper which supports AI-based Portrait mode.

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How to install this after downloading beta update from link and what should I take care of?

Asked 2019-03-05 20:51:43 by Ankit Raval

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Once you have downloaded the beta update file, simply install the update. Further, you have to be careful of some odd crashes for the beta build is prone to bugs. It is advisable to back up your data and if possible, test the new features on a secondary phone.

What are the camera specifications of Poco F1?

Asked 2019-03-04 10:51:33 by Tejas Chauhan

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The Poco F1 features a rear dual-camera setup comprising a 12MP (f/1.9) Sony IMX363 sensor 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.

What is the price of Poco F1 in India?

Asked 2019-03-04 10:51:33 by Cheshta Kapoor

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Currently, Poco F1 is available in India at a starting price of Rs. 19,999.

What are the specifications of Poco F1?

Asked 2019-03-04 10:51:33 by Aarav Venkatesan

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Poco F1 comes with a 6.18-inch full-HD+ notched display, Gorilla Glass 3 protection, and a polycarbonate casing. It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor, paired with 6GB/8GB of RAM and 64GB/128GB/256GB of storage (expandable upto 256GB). Further, the phone runs MIUI for Poco, packs a 4,000mAh battery, and supports IR-based face unlock.

Does Poco F1 support 4K video recording at 60fps?

Asked 2019-03-04 10:51:33 by Tejas Rao

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Presently, Poco F1 supports 4K video recording at 30fps only. However, Xiaomi has rolled out a new beta update that brings support for 4K video at 60fps on the smartphone.

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