POCO F1, the budget smartphone with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 octa-core processor, will now be available offline. The sub-brand of Xiaomi has announced this news today. The device will be available in Xiaomi Mi Home Stores from October 13, that is tomorrow. After this, the POCO F1 will also be available in the other offline partner stores of Xiaomi. The decision comes at the time of the Diwali festive season and has been claimed to be the result of fans’ demand.
Additionally, the devices will be sold offline at an aggressive pricing close to their online prices with slight variations in order to compensate for the retail operational costs.
POCO F1: specifications and features
The POCO F1 has a 6.18-inch IPS LCD display with a resolution of 1080 x 2246p and an 18:9 aspect ratio. It carries a notch on the top which helps in making the screen bezel-less. The device runs on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 octa-core processor with a 6GB/8GB of RAM and 64GB/128GB/256GB of ROM. Camera wise, the POCO F1 has a dual setup on the back with 12MP + 5MP sensors and a selfie snapper of 20MP.
The phone has an able 4000mAh battery with a support for Fast Charging. It also has a port for USB Type-C. The phone was launched in August this year and gathered immense popularity among the Indian masses. It comes in three colour variants – Graphite Black, Steel Blue, and Rosso Red. The last of these has recently been available online and we’re hoping for it to arrive offline soon as well.
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