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Xiaomi Poco F1 Armoured Edition First Sales Begins in India Today, Exclusively via Flipkart and Mi.com

By The Mobile 360 on September 5, 2018
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Xiaomi‘s  sub-brand Poco announced the company’s first offering dubbed as Poco F1 (which will be promoted as Pocophone F1 in other key markets) smartphone in the country on August 22th, 2018. The device was announced with the 6GB RAM + 64GB storage variant, 6GB RAM + 128GB storage variant and 8GB RAM + 256GB storage variant apart from the Poco F1 Armoured Edition which comes with a ‘real Kevlar’ back.

The ultimate premium variant of the Poco F1 dubbed as Poco F1 Armoured Edition will go on sale for the first time in India today on September 5th, 2018 exclusively via Flipkart and Mi.com. The special edition variant of Poco’s first smartphone offering comes with a massive 8GB RAM and 256GB storage configurations. it also include feature such as a 6.18-inch Full HD+ 2.5D curved glass display with a notch, and the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC, 12MP + 5MP AI dual rear cameras, and LiquidCool Technology running on Android 8.1 (Oreo) with MIUI on top with POCO launcher.

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POCO F1 Armoured Edition price, availability

The POCO F1 Armoured Edition with 8GB RAM + 256GB storage  Armoured Edition is priced Rs. 29,999. the device will go on its first sale in the country starting from today on September 5th, 2018 exclusively via Flipkart and Mi.com. Notably, The POCO F1 is priced at Rs. 20,999 for the 6GB RAM + 64GB storage variant, Rs. 23,999 for  6GB RAM + 128GB storage variant, and Rs. 28,999 for the 8GB RAM + 256GB storage variant.

The company on Twitter post also confirmed that the Poco F1, is certified splash resistant by P2i which is renowned global leader in liquid repellent nanotechnology.

Jai Mani, Head of Product, POCO Global in A Twitter post, said, “the company is planning to roll out a new OTA update for other regions eo enable face unlock feature, he also mentioned that it can be enabled by setting the region as India. He further also clarified that the device has 2x smart power amps which offers stereo-like effect from the bottom speaker, and the device doesn’t comes with stereo speakers.

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POCO F1 Armoured Edition specifications

  • 6.18-inch (2246 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ 18.7:9 2.5D curved glass display, 1500:1 contrast ratio, 84% NTSC color gamut, Corning Gorilla Glass protection
  • Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Mobile Platform with Adreno 630 GPU
  • 8GB LPDDR4x RAM
  • 256GB (UFS 2.1) storage, expandable up to 256GB with microSD
  • Android 8.1 (Oreo) with MIUI 9, upgradable to Android 9.0 (Pie)
  • 4000mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 fast charging
  • 12MP rear camera with dual LED Flash, f/1.9 aperture, 1.4μm pixel size, Sony IMX363 sensor, Dual Pixel autofocus, 5MP camera secondary (Samsung) sensor
  • Other rear camera features: Portrait mode with background blurring, Dual pixel autofocus, Low light enhancement, HDR imaging, Panorama mode, Burst mode, AI Beautify, EIS for video shooting, AI dirt detection
  • 20MP front-facing camera with ƒ/2.0 aperture and Face recognition
  • Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / microSD), Dual 4G+ VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5, GPS + GLONASS, USB Type-C, 3.5mm audio jack, Dirac HD, Dual Smart PA
  • Other features: Fingerprint sensor (rear facing), IR face unlock
  • Sensors : Proximity sensor, Gyroscope, Accelerometer, Electronic compass, Vibration motor, Hall sensor, Ambient light sensor
  • Dimensions: 155.5 x 75.3 x 8.8 mm
  • Weight: 180 grams


The POCO F1 Armoured Edition has a back panel built with DuPont Kevlar aramid fiber. The super-tough, heat-resistant material is widely used for applications in aviation, military and high-end cycling. Its sophisticated texture gives POCO F1 a debonair look and makes it stand out among common products. read our detailed Poco F1 India launch report here.

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