Background and Identification
In August 2018 Xiaomi, developed the Pocophone F1, known as the Poco F1 in India. It is a mid-range phone in Xiaomi’s lineup. Though it was marketed as it’s own brand, it was often put in with the brands Redmi lineup. The phone is available widely in India and on a more limited basis internationally.
According to Android Authority, “Xiaomi’s new Pocophone sub-brand outprices every other Snapdragon 845 phone on the market.” They cost about $300. All models come with a thin aluminum frame and the standard model comes in colors Graphite Black, Steel Blue, and Rosso Red. A special “Armored Addition” comes in Kevlar fabric that is black. They have three memory storage combinations to choose from 6GB/64GB, 8GB/128GB, and 8GB/256GB but all operate on the Snapdragon 845 processor with Adreno 630 GPU. It has a 5.99 inch LCD display with 1080 x 2246 pixels (18:9).
Display: 6.18-inch IPS LCD, 2,246 x 1,080 (Full HD+), 18:9 aspect ratio, 403ppi
SoC: Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, 10nm, octa-core, liquid cooled
GPU: Adreno 630
RAM: 6GB/8GB, LPDDR4X
Cameras: Rear cameras, Main: 12MP f/1.9, 1.4 micron pixels, Sony IMX363, Secondary: 5MP, Front: 20MP f/2.0, 1.8 micron pixels via pixel binning
Audio: 3.5 mm audio jack
Battery: 4,000 mAh, Quick Charge 3.0
SIM: Dual-SIM, dual 4G standby
Software: Android 8.1, MIUI 9.6
Dimensions and weight: 155.5 x 75.3 x 8.8mm, 180g
Colors: Steel Blue, Graphite Black, Rosso Red, Armored Edition (kevlar back)