Recently, Xiaomi's sub-brand Poco had announced that it sold Rs 200 crore worth of the Poco F1 smartphones (Review) in its first flash sale. But some customers were left empty handed because of the limited number of handsets amid the reported huge demand. In good news for those who couldn't get their hands on the device during the previous three flash sales, Xiaomi has announced that the Poco F1 will now be available in on open sale.
The #MasterOfSpeed is now within even more reach. #POCOF1 6GB RAM + 128GB UFS 2.1 internal storage goes on open sale starting midnight tonight! Get it on https://t.co/DREiXV90LG and @Flipkart. RT if you're planning to get one! pic.twitter.com/XCq5mH9bzF — POCO India (@IndiaPOCO) 13 September 2018 Initially, only the 6GB RAM + 128GB local storage variant of the Poco F1 will be available on open sale at Rs 23,999.
The handset will only be available in Graphite Black or Steel Blue colours as of now because the Rosso Red hue is reportedly out of stock. For the entry 6GB RAM and 64GB storage model, which is priced at Rs 20,999, customers have to wait for the next flash sale. The company also announced that the Poco F1 6GB RAM + 64GB storage and 8GB + 256GB variants as well as the 8GB + 256GB Armoured Edition model will go on open sale soon. #POCOF1 6GB + 64GB, 8GB + 256GB variants and 8GB + 256GB #ArmouredEdition will go on open sale soon. Follow us to stay updated. — POCO India (@IndiaPOCO) 13 September 2018 Xiaomi Poco F1 specifications The Poco F1 is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 octa-core processor and is equipped with a Liquid Cooling technology that is claimed to keep the temperatures rise in control.
The handset sports a 6.18-inch Full HD+ IPS LCD display with a 19:9 display aspect ratio. There is a notch which houses an earpiece, a 20MP camera sensor, sensors and an IR blaster for an efficient Face Unlock. The display is protected by a Corning Gorilla Glass. On the back, there is a vertically stacked dual-camera system with a 12MP Sony IMX 363 primary sensor with f/1.8 aperture. This is coupled with a 5MP sensor to capture the depth.
The smartphone is powered by a 4,000mAh battery, supports Quick Charge 3.0 technology and comes with USB Type-C port fast charger in the box. The earpiece doubles as a speaker on the device and there is one more speaker at the bottom edge. Both the speakers have a Dual Smart Power Amplifier with Dirac HD Sound. The device runs on MIUI 9.6 based on Android 8.1 Oreo.