Xiaomi has launched their latest sub-brand Poco, last week. The company has today confirmed the launch date of their upcoming smartphone, the Xiaomi Poco F1, on their official twitter handle. The teaser has a tagline which reads ‘Master of Speed’. The new smartphone is said to feature a notched display.
— POCO India (@IndiaPOCO) August 13, 2018
The company had stepped into the notch game with the launch of the flagship smartphone Mi 8 & its specced down variant Mi 8 SE back in May 2018, and later with the launch of Redmi 6 Pro.
Xiaomi Poco F1
The rumored specs of the Poco F1 is said to include a 5.99-inch Full HD+ 19:9 display with a resolution of 2246×1080 pixels that sits under a 2.5D curved glass. Powering the smartphone is the Snapdragon 845 chipset with Adreno 630 GPU. The phone comes with 6 GB LPDDR4X RAM with either 64 GB or 128 GB of internal storage, expandable via a microSD card slot. The phone is said to run on Android 8.1 Oreo with MIUI 9.0 on top.
For the cameras, the Poco F1 comes with a dual camera setup. The rear cameras are expected to feature a 12 MP primary rear camera with a 1.4um pixel size and a secondary 5 MP shooter. To the front, the phone will have a 20 MP selfie camera with IR Face Unlock support.
The Poco F1 packs in a 4000 mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0 support. Apart from the IR face unlock, the phone also has a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner, for security. The phone will support 4G VoLTE, Dual-Band 802.11ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5, GPS & GLONASS. It comes with a 3.5 mm headphone jack on the top with a USB Type-C port at the bottom.
Xiaomi Poco F1 launch date
The Xiaomi Poco F1 will be launched in India, on August 22nd, at an event in New Delhi.