The first smartphone from Xiaomi’s newly-created sub-brand, Poco F1, has caused quite a storm in the technology industry, and for good reason. After all, it’s probably the only smartphone out there that offers flagship-grade hardware at a mid-range price. If you’re on a budget but want a top-of-the-line smartphone, the Poco F1 is your best bet. The smartphone is going to be available for purchase today via flash sale, so this is your chance. Read on to find out everything about the sale, as well as the smartphone.
Poco F1: Price, sale details, and offers
If you’re interested in getting the Xiaomi Poco F1, you can buy one from either mi.com or Flipkart, starting 12:00PM today. As is always the case with flash sales, limited units of the smartphone will be up for grabs, so it’s advisable to get online a few minutes before the sale’s commencement to up your chances.
The Poco F1 is priced at Rs 20,999 (for the base variant), and there are a couple of additional offers as well. Under the ‘Jio Poco F1’ offer, Reliance Jio subscribers will get an instant cashback of Rs 2,400 (credited as 24 vouchers of Rs 100 each). Buyers will also be entitled for an instant discount of Rs 5,600 on flights and hotels booked via MakeMyTrip. Lastly, there’s a three-month free subscription of Hungama Music thrown into the mix as well.
Poco F1: Features and specifications
Under the hood, Xiaomi Poco F1 packs a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC, paired with 6GB/8GB of RAM, and 64GB/128GB/256GB of internal storage. It features a 6.18-inch FullHD+ notched display, with a resolution of 1080×2246 pixels, and an 18.7:9 aspect ratio. The smartphone runs Android 8.1 Oreo out-of-the-box with Poco launcher on top.
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For imaging, the Xiaomi Poco F1 has a dual-camera system at the back, made up of a 12-megapixel sensor and a 5-megapixel sensor. There’s also a 20-megapixel front-facing camera for selfies and video calls. The smartphone features all standard connectivity options, and is backed by a 4,000mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0 support.