POCO F1 Rosso Red Edition to go on sale in India from October 11

After teasers, POCO has officially announced that the Rosso Red Edition of the POCO F1 smartphone will go on sale in India next week. This joins the Graphite Black, Steel Blue and Armored Edition with Kevlar back that were on sale from August.

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POCO F1 Skins will go on sale for the first time in India on September 19

Xiaomi’s sub-brand POCO launched the F1 smartphone last month, and the phone first time on Flipkart and Mi.com from August 29th. At that time the company said that it will be selling official mobile skins for the phone at Rs. 299. Today it has announced that the skins will be available for the first time tomorrow, September 19th through Flipkart and Mi.com at 12PM.

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POCO F1 6GB RAM, 128GB storage version will go on open sale in India from today midnight

Xiaomi’s POCO sub-brand launched the POCO F1 smartphone last month starting at Rs. 20,999. The company started selling the phone from August 29th, and the phone has seen Rs. 200 crore worth of sales in 5 minutes in the first sale. Today the company has announced that the 6GB RAM with 128GB storage version will go on open sale on Flipkart as well as Mi.com starting today midnight for Rs. 23,999. Continue reading “POCO F1 6GB RAM, 128GB storage version will go on open sale in India from today midnight”

POCO F1 is Splash resistant, supports Quick Charge 4.0 confirms the company

Xiaomi’s sub-brand POCO launched the POCO F1, the company’s first smartphone in India last month at a competitive price tag of Rs. 20,999. Today the company has confirmed that the smartphone is certified splash resistant by P2i, which is popular for its liquid repellant nanotechnology, so it is fine with everyday splashes and spills, but you can’t immerse it in water.

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POCO F1: Now you can unlock bootloader within 3 days, Asphalt 9 issue fixed, low audio issue fix coming in next OTA update

Xiaomi devices are well-known for the awesome custom ROM support, thanks to the developer community. Unlocked bootloader is required to flash custom ROM on devices, and whether a user should unlock the bootloader of devices or not seems a never-ending debate. Resellers on global shopping portal used to take advantage of bootloader unlocking policies of some OEMs to install bloatware and modify software before shipping devices. As a resolution, Xiaomi introduced a wait time of 72 hours (3 days) to unlock the bootloader, which was recently increased to 360 hours (15 days). Continue reading “POCO F1: Now you can unlock bootloader within 3 days, Asphalt 9 issue fixed, low audio issue fix coming in next OTA update”

POCO F1 Review: Deal of the Century

If you’re in the market for a new smartphone, you’ve probably heard of the POCO F1 by now. An all new sub brand by Xiaomi, the POCO is aimed at giving you all out performance and all the other features you expect from a high end phone, at a very affordable price. Yes, we’ve heard that before. Heck the entire ‘Flagship Killer’ category stemmed from providing high end internals at a relatively low cost price. Now, before we do a deep down on the phone, let me just put it out there. The POCO F1 is possibly the best deal in smartphones right now and yet, it is not exactly a flagship and/or a  OnePlus 6 killer. Confused? Let us explain. Continue reading “POCO F1 Review: Deal of the Century”