Xiaomi brings a smartphone named Xiaomi Poco F1 which will be available in very cheap cost with advanced features. The Chinese technology company has released it as a brand new sub-brand.
Market analysts say other smart phone company will be facing challenge in the market by releasing such a high quality phone.
Xiaomi Poko F1 smartphone has the latest Snapdragon 845 processor, 4000mAh battery and 8GB of RAM. From the feature, it is around Samsung’s flagship smartphone Galaxy Note 9. In the Indian market, it will be sold as a cheapest flagship phone.
Market analysts say Xiaomi’s new phone will force other phone companies to reduce the price of their phones.
Mike Loie, review editor of Pocket Lint website, says that the best Qualcomm processor has been used in Xiaomi Poko F1 smartphone. But its price is half of the other flagship smartphones in the market.
How does Xiaomi sell smartphones at such a low price? In this regard, Manu Jain, Managing Director of Xiaomi India, said that Xiaomi think about buyers more than their profit. Advanced equipment and features cost are more. Their marketing costs are low. Over all they sell products for a little profit. As a result, they could sell products in the market at a lower price than others.
There are 6.18 inch big display with Gorilla glass 3 protection and 18.7:9 aspect ratio in Xiaomi Poco F1. There is also a notch on the top of display. The back of Xiaomi Poco F1 is made with polycarbonate. But, 8 GB RAM variant back is made with Kevlar means synthetic fiber which is called Armoured Edition.
The Poco F1 has double camera setup in the back of phone. One is 12 MP primary sensor and another is 5 MP depth sensor. Both camera support LED flash. In the front, there is a 20 MP camera for selfies with an infrared camera and emitter which are used for face recognition. There is also a fingerprint scanner module below the back camera.
Xiaomi Poco F1 is currently offer 3 variants of smartphone. One is 6 GB RAM and 64 GB internal storage which cost will around $ 300; One is 6 GB RAM and 128 GB internal storage which cost will around $ 340-$ 350 and another is 8 GB Ram with synthetic fiber back panel which cost will around $ 430.
Poco F1 has USB type-C port on the bottom and Qualcomm Quick Charge 3 Charger. It supports both SIM 4G and carrier aggregation. Xiaomi Poco F1 runs on Android 8.1 Oreo operating system with MIUI 9.6. Xiaomi told the device will be able to update to MIUI 10 soon after when its available. The phone will be available at 3 different colors. They are Rosso Red, Steel Blue, and Graphite Black.
The company announced the new phone at an event in Delhi. Xiaomi Poco F1 will compete with One Plus 6 and the Asus Zenfone 5Z. Xiaomi Poko F1 will soon be available at the market of more than 50 countries. But, they have not confirmed yet country names.
Yan Fog, a technology analyst of OpenSignal, said that Xiaomi is now entering the new market. Talking to different mobile operators and using Qualcomm’s chipset. So that different operators feel relieved.
According to the data of market research firm IDC, Xiaomi is currently the fourth largest smartphone company in the world. The company has topped the market in India.