Pocophone F1 with Snapdragon 845 Chip Starts at Php17,990 in the Philippines


The Chinese electronics giant Xiaomi just had a sub-brand and it has just launched its very first yet much talked about smartphone - the Pocophone F1. This handset had its official global launch earlier today at an event held in Jakarta, Indonesia. There, the pricing has been revealed as well. And if you are one of those people who are hoping to have this device here in the Philippine market, you are in luck as Pocophone has also revealed the local pricing for this F1 smartphone. SRP starts at Php17,990.

So what is so special about this Pocophone F1? Its pricing and processor. It is powered by the latest and most powerful Snapdragon 845 processor, the very same chip that also powers the likes of Samsung Galaxy Note 9 and Galaxy S9 series, ASUS ROG Phone, OPPO Find X, ASUS ZenFone 5Z, OnePlus 6, among many others.

In other words, the Pocophone F1 offers maximum performance for a minimum asking price.

The Php17,990 is for the 6GB RAM/64GB storage variant. If you would like to get the bigger 128GB version, then it will cost you an additional Php2,000 or Php19,990.

Pocophone F1 specs:
  • 6.18-inch Full HD+ display
  • 2246 x 1080 resolution
  • Corning Gorilla Glass
  •  2.8GHz octa-core Snapdragon 845 processor
  • Built-in Liquid Cooling System 
  • Adreno 630 processor
  • 6GB RAM
  • 64GB / 128GB internal storage
  • Supports microSD card up to 256GB
  • 12MP + 5MP dual rear camera with f/1.9 aperture, PDAF, LED flash
  • 20MP front camera with f/2.0 aperture
  • Android 8.1 Oreo with MIUI 9.6
  • WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS
  • Fingerprint Scanner
  • Infrared Face Unlock
  • 4G LTE
  • Dual SIM
  • USB Type C
  • 180 grams
  • Steel Blue, Rosso Red, Graphite Black, 
  • Quick Charge
  • 4000mAh battery
According to Xiaomi Philippines' press release, the Pocophone F1 will be available in the country starting on September 6 through Lazada and Xiaomi's physical stores.

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