Xiaomi Pocophone F1 review: Performance and battery life. Qualcomm’s flagship mobile processor, the octa-core 2.8GHz Snapdragon 845, takes center stage. This is the same chip used in most of 2018’s pricey flagships and, with 6GB of RAM at its disposal, you can expect very similar benchmark results. …
Xiaomi Pocophone F1 review – Full Specification
The feeling of deja-vu aside, OnePlus has proven to mostly stand up to its promises through the years and we’re yet to see how Poco will fare.
Xiaomi really likes the meaning of small embedded within its names – Xiaomi or Mi written in Chinese means millet – little rice, while Pocophone in Spanish means little phone. Because they start small and dream big. And it does ring nicely with the Poco launch.
Anyway, the Pocophone F1 is not just big promises and polished PR. Just on the contrary – looking at its specs sheet it may have enough power to redefine the whole concept of mid-range and flagship segments. But only if this strategy keeps it going forward at least another generation or two.
The Pocophone F1 comes with a bezel-less screen and a notch. The notch here accommodates an infrared camera and an IR illuminator for face unlock, and there is also a 20MP selfie snapper. In charge of processing is Qualcomm’s most powerful chipset – the Snapdragon 845 – enhanced with liquid cooling. There is also a dual-camera on the back with large pixels and a bright lens, while the massive 4,000mAh battery should help power the whole thing for quite some time.
Xiaomi Pocophone F1 review
Body: Plastic frame, Kevlar or Plastic back, Gorilla Glass front
Xiaomi stressed the Pocophone brand will be operating independently, but you will be seeing the by Xiaomi inscription for some time, so the people can remember the sub-brand will be fully relying on the Xiaomi’s service network for support of any kind.
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