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Pocophone F1 specs and price turn heads after India launch

Xiaomi are churning out new smartphones at a staggering pace onto various markets and this week has seen the official launch of the Pocophone F1 over in India.

This phone is gaining notable attention, for the fact that it is now one of the cheapest Snapdragon 845 handsets on the market, as it’s available for just 20,999 rupees which works out around $300 USD.

Other hardware specs are on par with other flagship Android handsets too, as it will feature a 6-inch display with a Full HD+ 1080 x 2246 resolution, either 6GB or 8GB of RAM with 64GB, 128GB or 256GB of storage, MicroSD card slot for a further 256GB of storage, 18MP rear camera, 20MP selfie camera and a 4000mAh battery.

It runs on Android 8.1 Oreo with a confirmed update to Android Pie on the way and has nice extras on top such as Liquid Cooling, Face unlock and Quick Charge 3.0.

Right now, it’s available in India but launches for France, Hong Kong and Indonesia are scheduled for August 27.

Would you like to get your hands on one and live in the UK or USA? Let us know your thoughts on this new Xiaomi spin-off and we’ll keep you updated when it becomes available in your country.

Written by Alan Ng

Alan has been working for Product-Reviews since 2009 and became the Editor-in-chief in 2014. He has a passion for technology, the latest mobile phones and gadgets, and the gaming industry. Alan is a graduate of Canterbury Christ Church University and completed a B.A in Commercial Music in 2008. While expressing a keen interest in all areas that PR cover, you'll usually find Alan in the gaming section, where he'll be keeping enthusiasts up to date on all the latest news and reviews for consoles and PC.

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Yeah, I’d be curious to see if this could be used in the USA. While I doubt Verizon or Sprint compatibility, T-Mobile and AT&T (and their derivatives) would probably be the best bet as far as carriers are concerned.

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