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Xiaomi Poco F1 Advantages, Disadvantages, Review – Very Aggressive Pricing !!

Xiaomi Poco F1 high-end smartphone launched into the market. So, check out Xiaomi Poco F1 advantages (Pros), disadvantages (Cons), problems and drawbacks/defects before purchasing. Currently, it is available on online shopping sites like Flipkart, Amazon to buy.

Xiaomi Poco F1

Best Price: Rs.20,999(India), $299(USA)

Xiaomi Poco F1 Advantages (Pros):

  • Xiaomi Poco F1 comes with latest Android OS, v8.1(Oreo).
  • It offers  6.18-inches IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with a good screen-to-body ratio of 82.2% and Multitouch in it.
    • Its display has good pixel density for its full HD+ resolution(~403 PPI) with 18:7:9 aspect ratio.
    • The display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass(unspecified version).
  • It is built with glass front that is made up of Gorilla Glass and surrounded by the plastic body.
  • The device is heavy to carry with 180g and 8.8 mm in thickness.
  • It supports Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by).
  • It provides 6/8 GB of RAM for uninterrupted multitasking.
  • Xiaomi Poco F1 has equipped with powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Chipset and the performance is very smooth with no lags.
  • It encompasses with Octa-core processor and Adreno 630 GPU. So gaming performance is stunning.
  • Brings an internal memory of 64/128/256 GB and expandable memory is supported up to 256 GB(uses SIM 2 slot).
  • It offers Dual 12 MP (f/1.9, 1/2.55″, 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF) + 5 MP (f/2.0, 1.12µm, depth sensor) rear camera with additional features like Dual-LED flash, HDR, panorama.
  • It offers 20 MP front-facing camera with additional features like f/2.0, 0.9µm, HDR.
  • Supports quad HD video recording at 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps (gyro-EIS), 1080p@240fps.
  • It has the battery capacity of 4000 mAh(Non-removable) which is good for heavy usage. Supports Fast battery charging 9V/2A 18W(Quick Charge 3.0).
  • Supports almost all connectives like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB, 3G, 4G.
  • Supports sensors like Infrared face recognition, Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer.
  • It offers great loudspeakers with Stereo speakers.
  • Supports FM radio.
  • It is available in Graphite Black, Steel Blue, Rosso Red, Armored Edition with Kevlar colors to choose from.
  • Xiaomi Poco F1 supports additional features like Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic, aptX HD.

Xiaomi Poco F1 Disadvantages (Cons):

  • Comes with hybrid SIM slot. So you can’t use both SIM cards and microSD card at a time.
  • No NFC connectivity support.
  • A little bit heavy to carry.
  • You can’t stream HD videos on Netfilx, Amazon prime video etc..
  • There are some software buy. We hope to fix them in future software updates.


Check out Xiaomi Poco F1 Specifications:

General Features
Brand Xiaomi
Model Name Poco F1
SIM Type Nano-SIM
Operating System Android 8.1
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
Processor Octa-core (4×2.8 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 385 Silver)
GPU Adreno 630
Colors Graphite Black, Steel Blue, Rosso Red, Armored Edition with Kevlar
Accessories in Box
Display & Dimensions
Touch Screen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.2 inches, 96.2 cm2 (~82.2% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2246 pixels, 18:7:9 ratio (~537 ppi density)
Dimensions 155.5 x 75.3 x 8.8 mm (6.12 x 2.96 x 0.35 in)
Weight 180 g (5.54 oz)
Build Front/back glass (Gorilla Glass ), Plastic body
Other Display Features Multi-Touch, Corning Gorilla Glass
Camera Features
Main Camera 12 MP, f/1.9, 1/2.55″, 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF + 5 MP, f/2.0,1.12µm, depth sensor
Other Main Features LED flash, HDR, panorama
Selfie Camera 20 MP
Other Selfie Features f/2.0, 0.9µm
Video Recording 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60fps, 720p@120fps, stereo sound rec., HDR video
RAM and Storage
RAM 6 ,8 GB
Internal Memory 64 GB,128 GB, 256 GB
Expandable Memory microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
Battery Capacity
Type Non-removable Li-Ion 4000 mAh battery
Talk Time
Internet & Connectivity
GPRS Yes
3G Yes
4G Yes
Wifi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
USB Connectivity 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
NFC No
3.5mm jack Yes
Other Features
FM Yes
Sensors Infrared face recognition, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, barometer, compass
Additional Features & Apps Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic, Fast battery charging 9V/2A 18W (Quick Charge 3.0)

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9.5 Total Score
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Xiaomi Poco F1 smartphone comes with superb features & performance for its price. It excels in all the departments, It offers great value for the 20k price. we suggest grabbing this mobile if you are looking for a good flagship mobile.

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