Pocophone F1 Specifications and Prices
|Price||Rp4.499.000 (6GB/64GB), Rp4.999.000 (6GB/128), Rp5.199.000 (Armored Edition)|
|CPU||Octa-core (4×2.8 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 385 Silver)|
|Operating system||Android 8.1 Oreo – MIUI for Poco|
|Internal||64 GB & 128 GB|
|External||microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)|
|Dimensions||155.5 x 75.3 x 8.8 mm|
|Slot SIM||Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|Resolution||1,080 x 2,246 pixels, ratio 18.7: 9|
|Back||12 MP + 5 MP|
|Video||2160p @ 30fps, 1080p @ 30fps (gyro-EIS), 1080p @ 240fps|
|Feature||AI Backlit Detection, Super Pixel, AI Beautify|
|Data||GSM / HSPA / LTE|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot|
|Sensor||Infrared face recognition, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, barometer, compass|
|USB||2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go|
|Battery||Non-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh|
Pocophone has officially introduced its first smartphone, Pocophone F1 on the Indonesian market. Furthermore, for consumers interested in buying Pocophone F1, this smartphone will only be marketed starting August 30, 2018 via Lazada and the Authorized Mi Store .
Pocophone F1 itself comes with a series of things that are very surprising. Yes! Pocophone, which is under the Xiaomi flag, introduces the Pocophone F1 with topnotch hardware specifications, but is priced at a super slant. Curious?
No different from most middle-class smartphones in general, Pocophone F1 is packed by Pocophone with a design that can be considered minimalist. The screen has a size of 6.18 inches FullHD + which has been protected by Corning Gorilla Glass .
Pocophone also packs this new smartphone screen with pieces of bangs allocated to place the front camera, earpice, infrared lens, and some supporting sensors. While on the rear panel, Pocophone binds Pocophone F1 unibody with polycarbonate material .
On the rear panel, you can also find dual-camera support positioned horizontally with the fingerprint scanner. In addition, Pocophone also inserts Dual-LED flash. While below, there is also a logo that reads Pocophone by Xiaomi .
Pocophone also puts the USB Type-C port flanked by the speaker grill on the bottom side. While on the top it contains a 3.5mm audio jack port. The Volume and Power (On / Off) buttons are placed parallel to the right side of the device.
Snapdragon 845 Brain
Yes! Although it comes with a minimalist design, but the innards are arguably very powerful. How come! Pocophone F1 has been equipped with Qualcomm’s high-class chipset, the Snapdragon 845 Octa-core which has a clock speed of 2.8 GHz.
Not only powerful on the chipset side, but for graphics business is also not forgotten. The Snapdragon 845 installed is integrated with the GPU Adreno 630 . Pocophone when introducing the F1 Pocophone in Indonesia said that there was an increase in GPU performance by 30%.
Thanks to Snapdragon 845’s support embedded in this smartphone, Pocophone also boasted that the performance of AI artificial artificial intelligence that is on this smartphone has increased threefold. Pocophone also showed the Pocophone F1 benchmark results using AnTuTu, which reached 291,302 .
So, what about RAM and storage that is embedded? Of course, these two components also become a selling point of Pocophone F1. This smartphone arrives with 6 GB RAM and a storage option with a capacity of 64 GB and 128 GB . There is also a microSD slot that can hold data up to 256 GB .
Having powerful chipset support, of course, later not a few users will use Pocophone F1 to play games. Of course, this smartphone is very promising to eat heavy games.
The question arises, what about the heat generated? Pocophone had anticipated that. The solution, Pocophone F1 has been equipped with LiquidCool Technology . Again and again, Pocophone confirmed that this technology is able to eliminate heat up to 300% faster.
In addition to LiquidCool Technology, which is also a Pocophone selling tool to attract consumers to buy Pocophone F1 is the embedded battery support. Yes! Pocophone F1 has been equipped with a 4,000 mAh battery and is also equipped with the Quick Charge 3.0 feature .
Not only that, another interesting thing about the Pocophone F1 has been supporting 4G + , where the network is said to be 275% faster than ordinary 4G networks. In addition, this smartphone has also been equipped with Dual VoLTEconnectivity , interesting isn’t it?
Dual-camera 12 MP + 5 MP
Despite having stuffed this smartphone with powerful chipsets and the support of LiquidCool Technology, Pocophone still does not forget about the camera sector. The Pocophone F1 comes with dual-camera rear support which has a 12 MP + 5 MP lens configuration .
Interestingly, Pocophone equipped a 12 MP lens with a SonyIMX363 sensor , 1.4um large pixel, and Dual Pixel Autofocus. As for the 5 MP lens using sensors made by Samsung. In addition, the embedded dual-camera is also equipped with Dual-LED flash.
Not to forget, Pocophone also complements the dual camera behind this with AI Backlit Detection . To pamper users, Pocophone also includes 206 scene choices from 25 different photo categories.
So, what about the front camera? No less interesting with the rear dual-camera, Pocophone loaded a selfie-camera into the Pocophone F1 with a resolution of 20 MP . Support included also varies, including Super Pixel and AI Beautify .
One thing that is not less unique, the Pocophone F1 front camera is also accompanied by an infrared lens. Yes! this is to support the performance of the face unlock feature to be able to scan faces in low-light or low-light environments. The Pocophone F1 is also equipped with a fingerprint scanner on the back of the device.
MIUI for Poco interface
Another one that is no less surprising, Pocophone F1 comes with an interface they call MIUI for Poco . But a little information for you, this interface is actually MIUI which was successfully modified by Pocophone.
MIUI for Poco itself is based on Android .8.1 Oreo . Promised, the Pocophone F1 will also receive MIUI 10 and Android Pie in the next few months. Speaking of the pinned interface, MIUI for Poco’s main focus is Poco Launcher, Turbocharge Machine, Fast Update.
Price and availability
There are three color variants offered, namely Graphite Black , Steel Blue , and Rosso Red . There is a fourth option called Armored Edition , where the body has been coated with Kevlar so it is comfortable to hold and resistant to scratches.
Intrigued by the price? Pocophone F1 6 GB RAM + 64 GB ROM is priced at IDR 4,499,000 . Another variant, namely RAM 6 GB + ROM 128 GB, is priced at IDR 4,999,000 . While the Pocophone F1 Armored Edition variant (RAM 6 GB + 128 GB) is sold for Rp . 5,199,000 .