A tweet by the company's country manager C Manmohan first revealed that a new Poco smartphone will be made official soon.
As anticipated, the surprise launch from Pocophone is a new version of the F1.
According to a tweet by POCO India's Twitter handle, a new POCO device is expected to make its entry in India tomorrow, that is, December 25. As it is just a variant addition, the Xiaomi Poco F1 remains the same in terms of specifications.
Xiaomi plans to launch a new Poco smartphone in India tomorrow.
The Xiaomi Poco F1 variants such as 6 GB RAM + 64 GB storage, 6 GB RAM + 128 GB and 8 GB RAM + 256 GB storage are now respectively selling for Rs. 19,999, Rs. 22,999 and Rs. 28,999. Called Xiaomi Poco F1 Armoured Edition, the smartphone features 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. Once the discount offer ends, the price of the standard 6GB+128GB variant goes back to Rs 23,999.
All variants of the Poco F1 received a permanent price cut of Rs 1,000 recently. But as promised by the company all variants of the Poco F1 have been upgraded to MIUI 10 based Android 9 Pie.
Under-the-hood, it houses Snapdragon 845 octa-core, Qualcomm's most powerful and fastest processor to date and it is backed by the Liquid Cool technology and the newly introduced DSP architecture with AI performance that's three times higher than the previous generation. Are you planning to get this new Armoured Edition? The Snapdragon 845 is the driving force of the smartphone. In the camera department, the device sports a combination of 12 MP and 5 MP sensor on the rear and a 20 MP selfie shooter on the front.
It is not likely the Poco F2, given the fact that the company launched the original Poco F1 in August. On the front, it flaunts a 6.18-inch full HD+ display with iPhone X-like notch on the top housing an advanced 20MP camera with an IR sensor for face unlock capability. Besides, there is a 4,000mAh battery that supports 18W charging and Quick Charge 3.