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Poco F1: Xiaomi generates Rs 200 crore in less than 5 minutes of first flash sale

Poco F1 is the most affordable phone to run on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 845 processor. The phone comes AI-based dual rear cameras and 20-megapixel selfie camera.

tech Updated: Aug 29, 2018 16:41 IST
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Hindustan Times
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Poco F1 went on sale in India on Wednesday.(HT Photo)

Xiaomi on Wednesday said that it generated more than Rs 200 crore in less than five minutes of the first flash sale of Poco F1 in India. Poco F1 is the first phone under Xiaomi’s new sub brand, called Poco by Xiaomi. Poco F1 went on flash sale today on Mi.com and Flipkart. The second flash sale for Poco F1 will be held on September 5.

Poco F1 is currently the most affordable smartphone in the market to sport Qualcomm’s top-end Snapdragon 845 processor. The base model featuring 6GB of RAM and 64GB storage is available in India for Rs 20,999. The 6GB RAM with 128GB storage is available for Rs 23,999. The top-end model sporting 8GB RAM and 256GB built-in storage is priced at Rs 28,999. There’s also a special edition with Kevlar back, 8GB RAM and 256GB storage, which is available for Rs 29,999.

Xiaomi Poco F1: Full specifications
The smartphone will come with a 6.18-inch full HD+ display with 2.5D Gorilla Glass. In the camera department, Xiaomi Poco F1 has 12-megapixel and 5-megapixel sensors. It has a 20-megapixel selfie camera.

On the software front, Xiaomi Poco F1 runs Android 8.1 Oreo with a refresh MIUI for Poco. The company has also promised to roll out Android Pie update to Poco F1 by end of this year. In terms of connectivity, Poco F1 supports dual SIM, dual 4G VoLTE, USB Type-C port and a 3.5mm audio jack. The smartphone is powered a 4,000mAh battery.

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First Published: Aug 29, 2018 16:41 IST