Xiaomi’s POCO F1 generated nearly ₹ 200 crores in less than five minutes of the phone going on sale. It was also the biggest and fastest flagship sale ever on Flipkart, according to Manu Kumar Jain, Xiaomi’s Global VP & Managing Director.
The budget flagship by Xiaomi went out of stock within minutes of sale. The next sale will take place on September 5.
The POCO F1, went on sale for the first time in India today. The POCO F1 is available exclusively through Flipkart and Mi.com and will go on sale at 12 pm today. The POCO F1 is available in three storage options and priced at ₹ 20,999 for the 6GB RAM/64GB ROM variant, ₹ 23,999 for the 6GB RAM/128GB ROM variant, and ₹ 29,999 for the 8GB RAM/256GB ROM variant. India is the first market in which the POCO F1 went on sale. If you’re interested in buying, our detailed review might help you out.
POCO F1: Offers and more
During the launch event, POCO announced that HDFC Card users will get an instant cashback of ₹ 1,000 on purchase of any variant of POCO F1, taking the effective price of phone to ₹ 19,999.
Reliance Jio is proving instant benefits of ₹ 8,000 along with 6TB of free 4G data. Jio is also providing a Jio cashback worth ₹ 2,400 and instant cashback on flight and hotel bookings done via MakeMyTrip.
Customers who purchase the POCO F1 via Mi.com will receive a free 3-month subscription to Hungama Music.
POCO F1: Specifications
The POCO F1 features a 6.2-inch LCD display with a resolution of 2246x1080. The POCO F1 skips the glass back design for a more functional soft touch back. Powering the device is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC coupled with up to 8GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage. The phone features a LiquidCooling technology that claims to keep CPU temperatures low even during intense gaming sessions. It is backed by a 4,000mAh battery.
The POCO F1 also features a 12MP+5MP dual rear camera and a 20MP front facing sensor.
POCO F1 is deeply pitted against the OnePlus 6. You can find out why here.