Xiaomi’s POCO F1 is highly popular in the smartphone market owing to its aggressive pricing and high-end specifications that will give premium brands a run for their money. Since the release of the device, Xiaomi hasn’t been lenient at all regarding necessary software updates for the device, instead, the Chinese manufacturer is taking every possible step to keep the device at par, or even ahead of its competition. With Xiaomi providing updates for Widevine support, Slow-mo videos at 960 fps and Game Turbo Feature, POCO F1 users are more than elated with the features they are receiving via regular updates. Now, the company is rolling out a dark mode update in the closed [...]
Xiaomi launched the Poco F1 smartphone last year in India. The device was an instant success owing to its competitive, flagship specifications at a lucrative price. In a recent software update to the handset, the company has added the Game Turbo mode. This should enable better performance on the smartphone for gaming or similar resource-intensive tasks.Game Turbo Mode On Poco F1
In the latest update to the MIUI 10 operating system on the Poco F1, the company has added a Game Turbo Mode for the smartphone. The feature is responsible for optimizing the CPU power and the RAM of the device according to the game running on it. The performance is also balanced according [...]
Xiaomi launched the Poco F1 in India back in the month of August last year. The smartphone with a budget price and flagship specifications witnessed rave reviews globally. But soon after the launch, the controversy arose that the device lacked the support for Widevine L1 certificate; which is necessary to stream HD digital content on services like Netflix and Amazon Prime Video. According to a senior Xiaomi India executive, the Poco F1 has been granted Widevine L1 certification. The executive also states that an OTA update with the L1 certification is being rolled out for beta users. Besides, the upcoming general public MIUI update for the device will incorporate this certificate. [...]
Xiaomi’s secret weapon is the Poco phone F1. It released with a huge hype around the unbelievable price and amazing specifications. The phone features the top of the line Snapdragon 845 SoC at an amazing launch price of Rs. 20,999. This caused a lot of uproar because of the cheap price. The Poco F1 was previously launched with an armoured edition but it was only available in the pricier 8 GB RAM and 256 GB storage variant. This was however, out of the budget of many consumers. This is set to change now that Poco F1 Armoured Edition has been launched at a lower 6GB RAM and 128 GB storage configuration.
The Poco F1 featured a MIUI 9.6 based on Android 8.1 [...]
Xioami unveiled their sub-brand Poco earlier this year in India. The first smartphone that the company launched is the Poco F1. The smartphone was launched in the month of September. Due to its killer pricing and flagship level specifications, it was able to turn a lot of heads globally. The Poco F1 was initially launched in India and it carried a sub 20k price tag for the base variant. Previously there have been claims that the smartphone will carry the Xiaomi branding when it is launched globally.Mi Play Teaser
Xiaomi is set to launch a new smartphone on the 24th of this month which will be called the Mi Play. The ‘Play’ name suggests that the [...]
The Xiaomi Mi A2 has officially become the first phone by the smartphone manufacturer to receive the Android 9 Pie update. The rollout was first limited to a few Mi A2 devices. But, will start reaching almost all devices from the 18th of December. Additionally, the Poco F1 has also started recieving an update for MIUI 10, which brings in a lot of big fixes as well.Mi A2
The rollout of the Pie update started a few days back and other Xiaomi devices have also been receiving scattered updates. This includes the Mi A2 Lite as well. A global rollout is expected to start in January 2019. However the original Mi A1 is yet to receive any definite date for the update. But, [...]
Poco F1 is the cheapest phone in the market that has the Snapdragon 845 processor. It was launched in August earlier this year and has performed well in terms of sales. Till now, the smartphone was only available online ,but Xiaomi has announced that it will also be available offline in Mi stores after 13th October.Poco F1 Specifications:
The Pocophone F1 has a 6.18 inch LCD display that has a 2246 x 1080 px resolution and a pixel density of 403 ppi. The smartphone runs on the Snapdragon 845 Octa-Core CPU and the Adreno 630 GPU. It also has liquid cooling to keep the temperatures in check during heavy use. The device is available in three storage variants: 64 GB, 128 GB or [...]
Xiaomi has launched the Poco F1 Rosso Red edition. The Poco F1 is available in three variants and four different colour options which are Black, Blue, Red and an Armoured edition for the top variant. The Poco F1 starts at Rs 20,999 and at this price, offers some killer features.
However, we did notice the screen bleeding issue in our video and in our use of the device as well. Additionally the Poco F1 lacks the Widevine L1 which means that it does not support HD playback on Netflix or Amazon Prime. But, if you are ready to overlook these issues, the device is a steal at this price and the Poco F1 Rosso Red only adds to its appeal.
To know more about the device, [...]
The Poco F1 has been the hottest topic in the Indian smartphone market in the past month. Offering flagship features at a mid-range price, it created a tiny revolution in the market. It forced competitors to be more critical in terms of pricing and has added to ongoing the innovation race. However, the device has been really hard to get one’s hands on due to the flash sale model followed by Xiaomi. In an unexpected announcement, Xiaomi announced that starting tonight, the Poco F1 will be available in an open sale.
Through a video on twitter, the company announced that it will be selling the Poco F1 in an open sale, ditching the flash sale format. Only the 6 GB/ 128 GB [...]
The much awaited Xiaomi Poco F1 will have its second flash sale today. The Armoured edition of the Poco F1 will be available on sale today for the first time. The device has created a ripple in the smartphone market with its flagship specifications at a mid-range price. With the first sale of the Poco F1 being recorded as the biggest sale on Flipkart yet, it might not be so easy to get your hands on the device.
The Poco F1 will be available on Flipkart and Xiaomi’s official website. Other than the armoured edition of the device, it will be available in Graphite Black, Rosso Red and Steel Blue colours. However, one has to be incredibly fast and lucky [...]
The Honor Play exploded into the market when it was released. The high performance device, set a benchmark for flagship killers and gives tough competition to higher-end devices. Everyone had come to terms with the fact that nothing could beat the Honor play when boom, the Poco F1 raced into the public sphere. The only phone to offer the Snapdragon 845 in this price range, it’s not just speed that sets the Poco F1 apart.
While the pricing of the base model of the Poco F1 is directly competitive with that of the Honor Play, the two devices do have many differences. The Poco F1 offers its 6GB/64GB variant at a highly lucrative price of Rs 20,999. Sitting just a little away [...]
The flash sale model was pioneered by Xiaomi back in 2014 when it was using e-commerce platforms to slowly inch its way into the Indian market. They have come a long way since then and now hold the top position in the market share in India. Xiaomi is a respected brand and has carved out a huge fan following over time. However, they still use the flash sale method to sell some of their phones. Xiaomi now also aims to dominate the premium smartphone segment with the Poco F1. With so much at stake, is it a good idea for Xiaomi to stick to this or is it time to move on?
The concept behind flash sales is very simple. Deliberately create a shortage in supply to ensure that the [...]