Xiaomi is all set to launch a sub-brand Poco, and its first-ever flagship smartphone Poco F1 under that banner in India on August 22. Going by the teasers, the Poco F1 will be available exclusively via Flipkart, and Xiaomi has also started teasing the same on its official online store mi.com.
So far the leaks have already hinted about a 8GB RAM variant of the Xiaomi Poco F1. There were reports of it being available on sale in European market for 468 Euros as well. But just ahead of official launch, the Poco F1 with 8GB RAM has now been listed on GeekBench website for the first time.
The listing of Xiaomi Poco F1 8GB RAM variant reveals single-score result of 2,451, and multi-core test score of 8,998. These results are at par with already available flagship phones with Snapdragon 845 SoC under the hood like the OnePlus 6, and Xiaomi Mi 8.
Xiaomi Poco F1 specifications and features
As per leaks, the Poco F1 will feature a 5.99-inch notch display with Full-HD+ resolution, and 19:9 ratio. Inside, it’ll pack the current high-end Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC with liquid-cooled technology, and Adreno 630. The smartphone is said to come in three variants – 6GB RAM+64GB storage, 6GB RAM+128GB storage, and 8GB RAM+256GB storage. It will also have a microSD expandable memory option.
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For optics, the Pocophone F1 will boast a dual-camera setup with a 12-megapixel and a 5-megapixel dual pixel auto focus lens. The front selfie camera will be a 20-megapixel shooter. Other features include a 3.5 mm audio jack, rear mounted fingerprint sensor, Bluetooth 5.0, and a 4000mAh battery with USB Type-C and Quick Charge 3.0.
Additionally, the leaks have pointed out at Xiaomi’s own MIUI 9. It is most likely to be Android 8.1 Oreo-based MIUI 9.6.