Xiaomi’s newest sub-brand Pocophone or simply POCO that was made official in India last month is coming soon to Pakistan. This was shared by Pocophone’s official twitter handle, mentioning the countries where the phone will be landing in near future. Here’s the image:
About Pocophone F1
The Pocophone F1 or simply POCO F1 (as for Indian market) got mammoth response on its maiden sale event held in India by the country’s leading ecommerce platform Flipkart that managed to sell over 68,000 devices in just five minutes. The POCO F1 brings top-notch features and specs making it as one of the best phones in the market with premium specs and affordable price tag.
The Pocophone F1 brings a 6.18-inch tall screen with a notch on top – a signature of everything cool in smartphones this year. The device is packed with the latest Snapdragon 845 processor that is paired with 6GB or 8GB of RAM and 64GB, 128GB or 256GB of native storage (depending on the model). It also features liquid cooling technology for the processor, making sure that the phone stays cool in your hand.
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The front of the device is equipped with a 20MP sensor that is meant for selfie shooting and video calling. Whereas, the rear of the Pocophone F1 features a dual camera setup comprising of 12MP and 5MP sensors.
Finally, it has a 4,000 mAh battery, on par with the Huawei Mate 10 series and the recent Galaxy Note 9.
Pocophone F1 – Pricing and Availability
Xiaomi’s promise of delivering a flagship on a budget price lives on in the shape of Pocophone F1.
As for the Indian market is concerned, the base model of POCO F1 is priced at INR 20,999 (~$296, PKR 36,400). Be noted that the pricing for international markets will be subject to regional differences.
For instance, the same model is priced at €330 in Spain with a €30 coupon; effectively bringing its price down to €300 (~$348, PKR 42,800). For France, the phone costs about €360 (~$418, PKR 51,400) for the 64GB storage version
Keeping in view the above trend, we anticipate a price tag of around PKR 45,000-50,000 in Pakistan; thanks to the distributor margins. However, this is merely a speculation at this point, keep visiting these pages to know the exact price tag in a few days.