Xiaomi Poco F1 has emerged as a surprise winner in India’s highly competitive smartphone market. The POCO F1 was launched in India last month at a starting price of Rs 20,999, making it a new benchmark in the flagship smartphone segment. While Xiaomi offered Poco F1 via flash sale at start, the 6GB RAM variant is now available via open sale.
In the past, Xiaomi has managed to offer devices at unbeatable price but they have not necessarily been very much accessible. With open sale model for the base model, Xiaomi Poco F1 is not only a great device but is also easily accessible. Now, if you managed to buy a Poco F1 via flash sale or open sale model then the company has announced that it will start selling rear skins for the smartphone starting tomorrow. The Chinese smartphone maker plans to offer four rear skins at a price of Rs 299 each and it will be available exclusively on Flipkart and mi.com.
“Yay!! Launching #POCOF1 skins tomorrow on both @Flipkart & http://mi.com .
4 new styles available for just INR 299/-.@IndiaPOCO #MasterOfSpeed #GoPOCO,” C Manmohan, General Manager of POCO announced via Twitter. These new skins from the company will be available for the first time at 12PM.
During tomorrow’s sale, Poco plans to offer four different skins for the smartphone which consists of wooden, graphite, matte and sandstone texture finish. These new skins from the company will be cover the backside of the smartphone. The Poco F1 is available in graphite black, steel blue and rosso red colors and there is also a fourth variant with kevlar back called Armoured edition. If you want to add a different design to the back of the device then you can do that with new rear skins.
Xiaomi Poco F1 Specifications and Price
The Poco F1 features a 6.18-inch LCD display with a resolution of 2246 x 1080 pixels and 18.7:9 aspect ratio. The smartphone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC coupled with 6GB or 8GB of RAM and 64GB or 128GB or 256GB internal storage. It also supports expandable storage up to 256GB via hybrid SIM slot. On the camera front, Xiaomi has equipped the Poco F1 with a combination of 12-megapixel and 5-megapixel rear shooters and a 20-megapixel selfie shooter.
Watch: Xiaomi Poco F1 First Look Video
It comes with a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor but also includes an infrared face recognition system. The smartphone is backed by a 4,000mAh battery and runs MIUI 9.6 based on Android 8.1 Oreo and Poco launcher. The Poco F1 is priced at Rs 20,999 for the base model with 6GB RAM and 64GB storage. The variant with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage is priced at Rs 23,999 while the 8GB RAM variant with 256GB storage retails for Rs 28,999.