Xiaomi’s sub-brand Poco made its debut last year with the Poco F1 smartphone which packed Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 845 SoC. When launched, the smartphone wa priced at Rs 21,999 and went up to Rs 28,999 for the top-end variant. But now, the Poco F1 is being offered at a discounted price during the Poco Days sale where the company has reduced the prices of all the variants of the Poco F1. The sale started on March 12 and will go on till March 16. The devices can be purchased from Flipkart, Mi Home store, Mi.com and other select retail stores.
Poco F1 price and sale offers
During the five-day sale, the 6GB RAM/ 64GB storage variant of the Poco F1, which was earlier priced at Rs 19,999, is selling for Rs 16,499. The 128GB storage variant, that comes with the same RAM, can be picked up for Rs 19,499 and the model with 8GB RAM/ 256GB storage can be bought for Rs 23,499 during the sale. Earlier, the two models with more storage held a price tag of Rs 22,999 and Rs 27,999 respectively. The highest variant of the Poco F1 called the Armoured Edition comes with a Kevlar back and it is available for Rs 24,499 during the sale which was earlier priced at Rs 28,999.
Furthermore, if you pay for our purchase via ICICI Bank credit or debit cards, you will get a discount of Rs 1,500. Also, on exchanging a smartphone, users can get up to Rs 3,000 off on all the variants of the Poco F1.
Poco F1 specifications
Poco F1 sports a 6.18-inch Full HD+ (2160 x 1080 pixel) IPS display that has a notch on the top. It is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 845 SoC coupled with Adreno 630 GPU. The device is available in three variants – with 6GB/8GB RAM coupled with 64GB, 128GB and 256GB storage. Additionally, Poco F1 can support of a microSD card of up to 256GB. The smartphone has a dual-rear camera setup that comprises of a 12MP primary sensor paired with a 5MP secondary depth sensor while the front camera holds a 20MP sensor with f/2.0 aperture.
The Poco F1 has a battery of 4,000mAh and it runs on Android 8.1 Oreo skinned with MIUI 9.6. The smartphone also comes with a LiquidCool Technology which keeps it from heating up while gaming or doing intensive task on the device.
People who wants to get their hands on a flagship-level smartphone without burning a hole in their pockets can consider buying the Poco F1 during the sale. A smartphone with Snapdragon 845 SoC was never as affordable as this.