POCO India, sub-brand of Xiaomi has today announced that POCO F1 will be available in offline market also. POCO F1 will be available in the Mi Home stores by Xiaomi across India starting from 13th October onwards. This will be followed by availability of POCO F1 in the offline partner stores of Xiaomi from 17th October onwards.
According to Poco, this decision comes at the time of the Diwali festive season, and aims to tap into the brand’s increasing popularity among the Indian customers as well as it’s fans who have repeatedly requested for the availability of POCO devices across offline channels.
You may recall that Poco F1 was launched in India in the month of August and this was sold online only. This phone will be available at offline channels at an aggressive pricing close to the online prices with slight variations in order to compensate for the retail operational costs as stated by Poco. Online price of POCO F1 is INR 20,999, INR 23,999, and INR 28,999 for the 6GB+64GB, 6GB+128GB, and 8GB+256GB variants, respectively.
POCO F1 features the Snapdragon 845 platform, the industry-leading LiquidCool Technology cooling system, up to 8GB RAM and 256GB UFS 2.1 storage, and a massive 4000mAh battery. It is armed with AI dual camera consisting of a 12MP Sony IMX363 primary sensor with Dual Pixel Autofocus, and 20MP front camera sensor featuring Super Pixel technology. Both the rear and front cameras are supported by AI features for photos, such as AI Portrait, AI Beautify, and AI Scene Detection.