Poco, the sub-brand of Xiaomi recently launched the Poco F1 smartphone which went on first sale earlier today. Available exclusively via Flipkart, Xiaomi got a good response and units were sold out in under five minutes. Now, Flipkart has revealed that the next sale of Poco F1 will take place on September 5 at 12:00PM. The smartphone will also be available via mi.com/in. Also Read - LinkedIn gets stories, lets users post disappearing videos like InstagramAlso Read - Amazon Echo Show will stream Netflix content later this year
Flipkart also revealed that it managed to sell more than 1 lakh units in under 5 minutes, with more than 300 units being bought every second. The e-commerce site has also revealed that the Poco F1 is the fastest selling smartphone in the history of flagship segment. Also Read - Apple to stop charging App Store fees from Facebook till 31 December
Xiaomi Poco F1 price in India, offers
Xiaomi is offering the smartphone in three storage variants. The base variant with 6GB RAM and 64GB storage is priced at Rs 20,999, the mid-variant with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage is priced at Rs 23,999, whereas the top end variant with 8GB RAM and 256GB storage will set you back by Rs 28,999. Xiaomi is also selling Armored Edition priced at Rs 29,999, which sports a Kevlar back plate with 8GB RAM and 256GB storage. HDFC bank credit and debit card users can get Rs 1,000 discount when buying the smartphone.
Watch: Poco F1 Armoured Edition First Look
Xiaomi Poco F1 specifications and features
The smartphone features a 6.18-inch full-HD+ 18.7:9 aspect ratio screen, and a notch on top that houses a IR face scanner, front camera, and proximity sensors. It is powered by the flagship Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC, and comes with a liquid cooling heat pipe to dissipate heat better. To keep things ticking, the smartphone is armed with a large 4,000mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 compatibility.
In the photography department, the smartphone features a 12-megapixel + 5-megapixel dual-camera setup at the rear with AI enhancements, and a 20-megapixel front camera. For authentication, there is a fingerprint scanner at the back, and an advanced IR face unlock system that works even in the dark. Connectivity options include USB Type-C port, Bluetooth, 4G VoLTE, dual SIM card slots, GPS and Wi-Fi 802.11ac.