Xiaomi’s sub-brand Poco has introduced a new variant of its latest budget-centric flagship device, the Poco F1. Dubbed as Poco F1 Armored Edition, the model comes with a price tag of Rs 23,999 and it will be exclusively available on Flipkart and company’s official store starting from today.
The new variant of the Poco F1 comes with a Kevlar aramid fibre at the back panel that gives a premium. This is the same material that has been used for its top-end variant, Kevlar Armored Edition. The latest model comes loaded with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage and it is priced just Rs 1,000 more than the standard variant. Rest of the specifications remains the same.
Interestingly, Poco recently announced a permanent price cut for its first smartphone. The base 6GB/64GB variant is now available for Rs 19,999, 6GB RAM and 128GB storage can now be purchased at Rs 22,999. The 8GB/256GB version and its Armoured edition will now be available for as low as Rs 27,999 and Rs 28,999 respectively.
The smartphone is the cheapest flagship to be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor. It comes loaded with a 6.18-inch Full HD+ display with an aspect ratio of 19:9. The phone is available in 6GB/8GB RAM and 64GB/128GB/256GB storage options.
On the camera front, it features a dual rear camera setup with a combination of 12-megapixel primary Sony IMX363 sensor with dual pixel autofocus, with dual LED Flash, 1.4μm pixel size and a 5-megapixel secondary Samsung sensor. It has a 20-megapixel selfie camera along with support for IR face unlock feature. The device is backed up by 4,000mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0 support.