Xiaomi has confirmed that it plans to launch a sub-brand in India called ‘Poco’. If reports are to be believed, this will be the company’s lineup of premium devices to take on the likes of OnePlus. A new leak has surfaced online that further adds weight to this claim.
A screenshot shared by MySmartPrice allegedly shows the variants and colors of the upcoming Xiaomi Pocophone F1. Based on it, the device will be available in three configurations – 64GB+6GB, 128GB+6GB, and 256GB+8GB.
Further, the leak also confirms that the device will be available in a bunch of colors. The base and mid models are expected to come in red, grey, blue, and gradient colors. The top model will be available in grey, blue, gradient, and kevlar colors.
Xiaomi Pocophone F1 rumor roundup
Based on what has been leaked so far, the Pocophone F1 is expected to feature competitive specifications. These include a 5.99-inch FHD+ IPS LCD display, and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC under the hood. The internal memory will be expandable using a microSD card, which will slot into the hybrid SIM setup.
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For photography, the smartphone is rumored to come with a dual-camera setup (12-megapixel+5-megapixel) at the back, and a 20-megapixel selfie camera. Other rumored features include a 4,000mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0 support, fingerprint sensor, face unlock feature, and USB Type-C port. On the software front, it could run Android 8.1 Oreo-based MIUI 9.5.
Thanks for all the love! Many friends asked me questions about this new project I mentioned yesterday, here’s my answer: @IndiaPOCO @GlobalPOCOPHONE pic.twitter.com/MK9MZUz0Zy
— Jai Mani (@jaimani) August 10, 2018
With an aim to take on the likes of OnePlus, it is safe to assume that the Xiaomi Pocophone F1 could be be priced somewhere in the Rs 30,000-40,000 price segment. Xiaomi India’s Lead Product Manager, Jai Mani, took to the social media to give an insight into Poco’s aim. “POCO is all about making a powerful smartphone with the technologies that truly matter…For the first product, we got back to basics and focus entirely on speed. Not just peak performance speed, but actual, real world, speed.”
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