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Xiaomi Poco F1: Cheap at Rs 20,999, packs most powerful processor in world

Aug 22, 2018, 06:45 PM IST

Chinese tech major Xiaomi today launched its sub-brand Poco to tap the premium smartphone market in India. The new smartphone will compete with high-end devices from the stables of OnePlus, Apple and Samsung. The reason is that it packs the most powerful processor in the world and yet is priced at an affordable rate. Take a look at the new Xiaomi Poco F1:

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1. The Poco F1 is the latest high-end smartphone from Xiaomi, but approaches the field differently. The Xiaomi sub-brand will use the manufacturing and supply chain as well as the after-sales network of its parent firm. Image source: official website

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2. The Xiaomi Poco F1 sports a large 6.18-inch full-HD+ screen, complete with a large iPhone X-like notch. Image source: official website

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3. The new smartphone is notably lacking in metal or glass, even in the frame, which is a big difference between the Poco F1, and other similarly-priced phones. Image source: official website

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4. Poco F1 features a dual camera setup. It not only sports the front camera and sensors, but also an advanced face recognition system that can work even in the dark. Its primary camera is a 12MP with f/1.9 aperture + 5MP monochrome camera. At the front, it has a 20 MP shooter. Image source: official website

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5. While Poco F1's screen classifies as an edge-to-edge display, there are thick borders on all sides and a chunky chin as well. There's also a 20-megapixel front camera. Image source: official website

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6. The Xiaomi Poco F1 provides you up to 8GB of RAM, 256GB of storage and the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC, reportedly the most powerful processor in the world. Image source: official website
 

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7. Buyers of Xiaomi Poco F1 will also get a big 4,000mAh battery on the Poco F1, along with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 support out-of-the-box. Image source: official website

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8. Xiaomi Poco F1 is one of the few phones to sport a liquid cooling system built in to keep the device cool even under heavy usage. Image source: official website

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9. Poco F1 comes in a top-end Armored Edition, which features 8GB RAM, 256GB storage and a special Kevlar back panel. Image source: official website