Pocophone F1, the world’s cheapest Snapdragon 845 smartphone, is finally launched in Global Market over 65 countries except for two regions. The sudden entry of Xiaomi’s sub-brand shocked the entire global market. And now it is taking pre-orders from worldwide with reasonable price tags. As Xiaomi is always loved by everyone, it ensures to open up sales in global market areas.
Coming to the latest news, the POCOPHONE F1 and OnePlus 6 are nearly identical in every important way. Although the Pocophone F1 back cover is a polycarbonate, it can be extra money to buy an armored version. The price is about $300, and it feels that Xiaomi’s “affordable” policy has also been applied abroad. And its screen is not very delicate on paper and features a 6.18-inch 2,246 x 1,080 IPS display.
Regarding the cameras, the main combo is 12MP with aperture f / 1.9 plus 5MP to capture background components, the autofocus is by phase detection (PDAF) with DualPixel technology, the AI for scene recognition present to complement the hardware. On the other hand, the selfies are in charge of a 20-megapixel sensor with f / 2.0. But it lacks optical Image Stabilization.
Other cool features are the presence of a 4,000 mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0 Quick Charge from Qualcomm through USB Type-C port, stereo speakers, Bluetooth 5.0, 3.5 mm audio jack, and the presence of LiquidCool technology for better dissipation of heat when you use apps of great requirement. Infrared facial recognition and 256Gb expandable support are the two major features we can see from Poco F1.
The sales in India starting from 29th August and the availability in global markets starts from the next day. For the first day of sales, $30 coupon code is available for MI users. And here are the list of price tags in various countries.
- $350 in Spain
- $380 in France
- $360 in Hong Kong
- $340 in the Philippines
- $330 in Indonesia
- $345 in Malaysia
However, if you are looking for a device that looks like a flagship product, but has a very low price, the Xiaomi Pocophone F1 is a difficult option to overcome.