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Xiaomi Poco F4


Xiaomi Poco F4
Xiaomi Poco F4 (Poco F Series)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G 8 x 2.4 - 3.2 GHz, Cortex-A77 / A55 (Kryo 585)
Graphics adapter
6 GB 
6.67 inch 20:9, 2400 x 1080 pixel 395 PPI, Capacitive, AMOLED, glossy: yes, HDR, 120 Hz
128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash, 128 GB 
, 104 GB free
1 USB 2.0, USB-C Power Delivery (PD), Audio Connections: USB-C, 1 Fingerprint Reader, NFC, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: accelerometer, gyro, compass, proximity, OTG, IR-Blaster
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/ax = Wi-Fi 6), Bluetooth 5.2, GSM (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz), UMTS (Band 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 8, 19), LTE FDD (Band 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28), LTE TDD (Band 38, 40, 41), 5G Sub-6G (Band 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41, 77, 78), Dual SIM, LTE, 5G, GPS
height x width x depth (in mm): 7.7 x 163.2 x 75.95 ( = 0.3 x 6.43 x 2.99 in)
4500 mAh Lithium-Polymer
fast charging / Quickcharge
Operating System
Android 12
Primary Camera: 64 MPix (f/1.79) + 8 MPix (f/2.2) Ultrawide + 2 MPix (f/2.4) Macro
Secondary Camera: 20 MPix (f/2.45)
Additional features
Speakers: Stereo, Keyboard: Onscreen, 67W charger, USB cable (Type-A to Type-C), SIM tool, case, USB-C to 3.5 millimeter jack adapter, MIUI 13, 12 Months Warranty, Dual-band GNSS: GPS (L1, L5), Galileo (E1, E5a), QZSS (L1, L5), Glonass (L1), Beidou (B1l, B2a), NavIC, fanless
195 g ( = 6.88 oz / 0.43 pounds), Power Supply: 137 g ( = 4.83 oz / 0.3 pounds)
350 Euro



Average Score: 81.36% - good
Average of 32 scores (from 50 reviews)
price: 74%, performance: 84%, features: 69%, display: 91% mobility: 82%, workmanship: 79%, ergonomy: 74%, emissions: 97%

Reviews for the Xiaomi Poco F4

86.4% Xiaomi Poco F4 review: Great smartphone, but lacking innovation | Notebookcheck
Poco smartphones stand for a good price-performance ratio. But the new Poco F4 is very similar to its F3 predecessor - even the processor is identical. Moreover, the manufacturer's flagship, the F4 GT, was released earlier this year. Our review clarifies where the F4 ranks.
70% Poco F4 5G review: One for the casual gamers
Source: Gadgets Now English
Poco F4 5G comes with a starting price tag of Rs 27,999. The smartphone is powered by a quite powerful chipset and it packs a bright and beautiful display. The mid-range smartphone does pack a reasonably good camera and the fast charging support also works in its favour. If you are into casual gaming and also like a smartphone that works smoothly, then you can definitely consider this one.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/28/2022
Rating: Total score: 70%
70% Poco F4 review
Source: Tech Advisor English
The Poco F4 follows up on the F3’s legacy by being a great mid-range all-rounder. It’s benefits from a level of water resistance, has an impressive AMOLED display, speedy charging and (despite no upgrade) impressive performance that’s more than adequate, even if you want to play some games. The cameras aren’t the best you’ll find for the price, and – as mentioned – it’s pretty hard to justify the price hike when there’s very little difference in the new phone. It might still be a solid mid-ranger, but you’d be better off buying the F3 for less than spending extra on the F4.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/18/2022
Rating: Total score: 70%
100% Xiaomi Poco F4 review: Just shy of perfection
Source: Expert Reviews English
All told, this is an extremely impressive follow-up to an already excellent phone. We don’t see the kind of leaps in performance or battery life that I would have liked but the addition of Dolby Vision, the upgraded 64MP main camera and the lightning-quick 67W fast charger more than make up for these deficiencies. Add to this the inclusion of 5G connectivity and the slick 120Hz AMOLED display, as well as some outstanding gaming performance, and the Xiaomi Poco F4 is an absolute bargain at this price.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/17/2022
Rating: Total score: 100%
80% Poco F4 Review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
The Poco F4 is another fine phone from Xiaomi’s value-oriented sub-brand, but its all-round competence is tempered by a sense of familiarity. Its big, bright display and strong performance are noteworthy strengths, but both elements are literally unchanged from the Poco F3 before it. The same can be said for the phone’s stamina and clunky MIUI software. The F4’s camera is slightly better than before with the key addition of OIS, but it still isn’t up to Pixel 6a or OnePlus Nord 2T’s standards. Similarly, the phone’s 67W charging is an improvement on its predecessor, but still not the fastest in the category. All of which would be of little consequence if the Poco F4 hadn’t received a £50 price bump. It’s an easy recommendation for its all-round competence, but at the same time, you’d perhaps be better served shopping around for a cheap Poco F3 deal.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/12/2022
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Poco F4 5G Review: Is It a Serious Contender?
Source: NDTV Gadgets English
The Poco F4 5G is a well-designed smartphone that looks and feels premium. It offers very good gaming performance, above-average battery life, quick charging, and a very nice display that supports Dolby Vision HDR playback. The IP53 rating also is a nice bonus. This phone offers better value than the Xiaomi Mi 11X (Review), which is essentially the same device but with slower charging. The 12GB RAM version is worth going for if you can find it selling for less than Rs. 30,000, however at Rs. 33,999, you'd be better off with the Nothing Phone 1 (Review). If you're looking for good camera performance, phones such as the Realme 9 Pro+ (Review) and OnePlus Nord 2T (Review) would be better options. The recently launched Oppo Reno 8 (Review) should also be a good camera smartphone since it's similar to the Nord 2T, however we'll reserve our final verdict on that till we finish reviewing it.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/26/2022
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 70% performance: 90% display: 80% mobility: 90% workmanship: 80%
Poco F4 review: Rinse and repeat?
Source: Pocket Lint English
In most measurable ways, very little has changed from the Poco F3. In fact, it's virtually the same hardware - except that it's been put in a new body. Still, for the price this phone is being sold at, it's very unlikely you'll find anything that's as fast and has as good a display. It's still exceptionally good value for money.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/26/2022
70% POCO F4 Review: Mid-Range Upgrade Embraces Compromise
Source: Slashgear English
The Poco F4 looks and sounds like a decent mid-range phone that has a pinch of premium performance added to the formula. The Snapdragon 870 definitely gets the job done without much complaining, and the new 64MP OIS camera delivers good quality photos when the conditions are right. With a price tag that starts at €399/$399, it definitely sounds like a good deal. Unfortunately, the phone doesn't exist in isolation, and its biggest rival is its own predecessor. In the grand scheme of things, the Poco F4 doesn't represent a big jump from the Poco F3. The only notable upgrades are the 64MP main camera with OIS, the 67W wired charging, and Dolby Vision. In all other aspects, the Poco F4 is nearly identical or, in some areas, even worse. If you have a Poco F3, it might not make sense to upgrade. If you're aiming to buy a new Poco phone regardless, the Poco F3 might still offer the best bang for the buck — not unless you really want that new camera, that is. In the end, it really boils down to compromises, and Poco definitely made a lot of them to balance things out.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/14/2022
Rating: Total score: 70%
Xiaomi Poco F4 Specifications, Pros and Cons
Source: OI Spice Tech News English
The Xiaomi Poco F4 smartphone comes with 5G connectivity at an expected price of $349 (Rs 27,000 in India) approx. As for the current information, let’s talk about the primary specs. The phone offers a tall aspect 6.67-inches AMOLED display that renders a high 120Hz refresh rate, 900-1300 nits brightness, and 395-pixel density. The screen is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection and IP53, dust and splash resistant. In terms of performance, the phone offers the 7nm – Qualcomm SM8250-AC Snapdragon 870 5G chipset sufficient for a mild gaming experience. The software end brings the Android 12 with MIUI 13 custom layering. In terms of camera setup, the makers introduce a triple camera setup that includes a 64MP primary lens with OIS support, an 8MP ultrawide, and a 2MP macro lens that can record 4K video. Alongside this, the phone offers a 20MP selfie camera on the front. You also get a side-mounted fingerprint scanner for security. For the battery section, you will get a Li-Po 4500 mAh battery with 67W fast charging support.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/14/2022
80% Poco F4 review: The Poco F3 reloaded
Source: Android Authority English
By its own merits, the Poco F4 is a pretty good release for £379/€399. The Snapdragon 870 still delivers plenty of performance, 67W charging is brisk enough to make charging feel like less of a chore, and the FHD+ 120Hz OLED screen makes for a pleasant viewing experience. When judging the Poco F4 in the context of its predecessor, it’s clear the company did a decent job of fixing the previous phone’s flaws. But it seems like a double-edged sword in some ways. Sure, 67W charging is a lovely addition, but battery life isn’t the very best in its price tier. Yes, we’ve got an improved main camera, but the rest of the sensors are an afterthought. Poco polished the software experience out of the box this time, but system ads still sully the experience. In terms of alternatives, the Poco F3 (£329) is probably the most logical rival right now if you like what you see and can live with the caveats. It lacks 67W charging and OIS, but you’re still getting the same powerful chipset, the same battery capacity, a similarly good screen, and a sharper macro lens.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/09/2022
Rating: Total score: 80%
POCO F4 Review Philippines: Still Competitive
Source: Unbox English
Despite using the same processor and being more expensive than the POCO F3 at launch, the F4 is still a very competitive phone for its asking price in the Philippines. The Snapdragon 870 it uses is a tried-and-tested processor for top-notch performance at the under Php 25k segment, and the addition of OIS in the main camera makes the POCO F4 a good option for those who are into serious content creation.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/08/2022
Poco F4 Review: Xiaomi’s $400 phone is better than everyone else’s $500 phone
Source: XDA Developers English
If you’re looking for a new Android phone and your budget is under $500, then I’d say go for it. The Poco F4 is clearly better than the Galaxy A53, which runs on a weaker processor, with significantly slower software and inferior haptics, and about similar display and main camera quality. You also get a charger and a case with the Poco F4, which matters to those on a budget. But before pulling the trigger on the purchase, remember that the Poco F3 still exists. I guess when Xiaomi says it wants to offer “innovation for everyone,” it literally meant releasing a phone at every price range down at the hundred dollar mark. There’s a $300 Xiaomi phone, a $400 device, a $500 device, a $600 device, and so on. The Poco F4 is the best $400 phone, but Xiaomi’s $300 and $500 phones are also here vying for your attention too.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/06/2022
80% Poco F4 5G review: A phone you won't regret buying
Source: India Today English
The Poco F4 is a good phone. Like Poco says: "everything you need." The problem with this phone, however, is formidable competition. It all comes down to what your priorities are. You give some and you take some. Say, for example, if you value a clean Android experience, the Motorola Edge 30 and OnePlus Nord 2T are slightly better options. If you value camera performance more than everything else, there is the Vivo V23 for you. And if performance and great battery life are your priorities, then I wholly recommend the Poco F4 5G. Even otherwise, it is a good all-rounder. If you do end up getting it under Rs 30,000, it will not disappoint you. It is just that it plays in a space where similarly good phones, with their own pros and cons, exist.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/04/2022
Rating: Total score: 80%
POCO F4 5G Review – Kills the Competition Under 30000
Source: Cashify English
The POCO F4 5G has a starting price of Rs 27,999, and it has all the features you’d want for that price and more. As far as budget smartphones go, it’s blazing fast. Its performance and efficiency are second to none, and its internals is nothing short of impressive. There is also a 67W charger included, so you never have to worry about running out of juice. The main camera is the only positive aspect of the triple setup, and it makes up for the mediocre wide-angle lens and awful macro lens. All in all, the phone has a fantastic screen, a lightning-fast processor, and a respectable primary camera. The Poco F4 5G is an excellent option for those who do not wish to spend a great deal but still want a high-quality smartphone.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/30/2022
80% Poco F4 5G review: A dependable mid-range smartphone
Source: The Indian Express English
The Poco F4 5G is a very different phone compared to the original Poco F1, and I have noted this in my first impression as well. This is no longer attempting to be the killer of a ‘flagship killer’ aka the OnePlus, which is now a flagship itself. Interestingly, the closest OnePlus competitor here would be the OnePlus Nord 2 5G given the price range, though Poco is ‘more affordable’. Other competition includes the iQoo Neo 6, which is powered by the same processor as well. There’s also Samsung’s Galaxy M53, the Realme 9 Pro+ and Xiaomi 11i Hypercharge, which are all in a similar price range and with varying specifications. So yes, the list of ‘alternatives’ is long. The Poco F4 5G is a ‘value-for-money’ proposition with good performance and camera as the key standout points. Sure, there’s no 120W fast-charging or 108MP camera, but this does the job without any the addition of most of those fancy additions. Get the Poco F4 5G if you want a device with a solid performance with premium looks.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/28/2022
Rating: Total score: 80%
82% Poco F4 review
Source: GSM Arena English
The Poco F4 aced most of our tests - it offers an outstanding display, likable splash-resistant design, good stereo speakers with Dolby Atmos, dependable camera experience, good battery life with fast charging, and above all - excellent performance with great stability. There is little not to like within the Poco F4. Maybe it could have retained the 5MP telemacro camera. Or offered IP67-rated design like the Galaxy A series. But at that attractive pricing, especially in 2022, we'd say we are getting not only more than the average, but more than we even expected. And that's why it gets our recommendation right away!
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/27/2022
Rating: Total score: 82%
POCO F4 5G Flagship Smartphone – POCO’s first phone with OIS
Source: Tech X Reviews English
POCO F4 5G has a 120Hz AMOLED display that allows users to take advantage of Dolby Vision HDR in OTT services like Netflix as well. And you’ll find more customization options with the F4’s MIUI interface as well. Performance is the best with Snapdragon 870 + LiquidCool Technology, and a 64MP main camera with OIS for POCO F4 makes it a flawless all-around flagship. The POCO brand is known to have a good reputation and has won the trust of consumers for a long time, POCO F4 is believed to have become a popular mobile phone in 2022 thanks to its excellent flagship phone. The price of the F4 5g in the AliExpress store is very good in the world premiere at $329 for the 6GB + 128GB version and $369 for the 8GB + 256GB version and more surprises can be found in the store, this offer is valid until 6.30. So, what are you waiting for so far, don’t miss out on this great deal?
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/27/2022
80% POCO F4 5G review: carrying forward the F1’s legacy
Source: 91mobiles English
The POCO F4 starts at Rs 27,999 and for the price, checks all the right boxes. In fact, after factoring in the host of offers, the F4 can be copped for as little as Rs 23,999, which is baffling, to say the least. To summarise, the handset touts a stunning display, a stupendously fast processor and a capable main camera. It also helps that the device charges rapidly and offers a feature-laden custom skin. Understandably, the smartphone offers similar specs to the recently launched iQOO Neo 6 (review) which begs the question – is the POCO F4 a better buy? Well, the answer to that is not as black and white as I’d like it to be. You see, the iQOO Neo 6 has a lot going for it and the handset features faster 80W wired charging. That said, I liked the images snapped by the F4’s primary sensor more. Furthermore, POCO’s offering allows users to leverage Dolby Vision HDR in OTT services like Netflix too. And, you’ll find more customisation options with the F4’s MIUI interface as well. Suffice it to say, it’s hard to pinpoint a clear winner here but, if I were in your shoes, I’d pick the POCO F4 in a heartbeat.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/23/2022
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 80% display: 80% mobility: 80% workmanship: 80%
Poco F4 5G First Impressions: Impressive Features in a Premium Design
Source: NDTV Gadgets English
Finally, we come to software. The Poco F4 5G runs MIUI 13, based on Android 12. The interface is colourful and feature-rich, and so far I haven't noticed any notification spam from the preinstalled apps. Poco hasn't yet committed to any long-term software updates for the F4 5G, which is a little disappointing. The Poco F4 5G has all the makings of a successful mid-range smartphone. It has the brute power of a very capable SoC and a laundry list of impressive features, all packaged in a premium body. While Poco has done a commendable job with this phone, we shouldn't forget the F4 5G's not-so-distant cousin which most likely inspired its creation, the Mi 11X (Review) from Xiaomi. Launched in April 2021, the Mi 11X offers nearly the same set of features and specifications at a similar price. We also have the newly launched iQoo Neo 6 (Review) as a strong competitor to the F4 5G, and the upcoming OnePlus Nord 2T is also rumoured to launch in the same price segment. Stay tuned for the full review of the Poco F4 5G coming soon on Gadgets 360.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/23/2022
80% Poco F4 5G Review: Kills everything else
Source: The Times of India English
I can name the Poco F4 5G as one of those mid-range smartphones which offers a decent overall experience with minimum complaints. If you want a strong performance-oriented smartphone to handle your gaming sessions well, and offer the goodies such as a 120Hz AMOLED display, decent camera performance, and fast charging, then Poco F4 5G is for you, especially with its starting price of Rs. 27,999. That said, the reliability issues with the past software experience of Poco should be considered before going with Poco F4 5G. Compared to the competition, the Poco F4 5G gives a tough challenge to the iQOO Neo 6 which offers an 80W charging. If you want a notch better photography experience with decent overall performance and trendy design, then you have Oppo F21 Pro 5G. All things taken into consideration though, it is the Poco F4 that is the easiest to recommend to gamers and non-gamers alike.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/23/2022
Rating: Total score: 80%
POCO F4 5G Review
Source: Mobygyaan English
The POCO F4 offers a stunning performance for its price, Snapdragon 870 paired with a massive 12 GB LPDDR5 RAM and a fast UFS 3.1 storage which attracts many gamers and performance users out there. The 120 Hz AMOLED display performs seamlessly and fulfills the user’s needs. On top, it has stereo speakers for a better multimedia experience. You also get Dolby Atmos, Dolby Vision, HDR10+, RAM extension, and support for 5G. On the camera’s front, the 64 MP OIS camera clicks impressive shots, thanks to its hardware stabilization. In addition to that, the support for 4k video at 60 fps support and 960 fps super slow motion adds to the overall features of the cameras. You get a bunch of camera perks and a good selfie camera in return, and customizations from the latest MIUI 13 interface. It does offer exceptional fast charging capabilities, the 67W is incredibly fast, to charge 50% battery, it takes about 11 minutes and certainly less than 40 minutes to fully charge. We don’t think a side-mounted fingerprint scanner would matter to you unless you prefer an in-display sensor and are used to it.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/23/2022
POCO F4 vs POCO X4 GT - Unboxing & Impressions! (ft SuperSaf)
Source: The Tech Chap English
Hands-On, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/23/2022

Foreign Reviews

80% Stark durchschnittlich in jeder Hinsicht
Source: Tech Stage German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/22/2022
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Wieso sollten wir mehr Geld für ein Handy ausgeben?
Source: Nextpit Germany German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/12/2022
Rating: Total score: 80%
92% Xiaomi Poco F4 im Test: Noch besser als der Vorgänger?
Source: Computerbild German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/29/2022
Rating: Total score: 92%
92% Xiaomi Poco F4 im Test: Noch besser als der Vorgänger?
Source: Computerbild German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/26/2022
Rating: Total score: 92%
93% Poco F4
Source: German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/14/2022
Rating: Total score: 93% performance: 100% display: 100% mobility: 80% workmanship: 90%
Poco F4
Source: ChinaMobileMag German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/04/2022
84% POCO F4, análisis y opinión
Source: Computerhoy Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/10/2022
Rating: Total score: 84% features: 80% display: 100% mobility: 90% workmanship: 80%
84% Xiaomi POCO F4, análisis: a veces, la fórmula para ser el mejor es repetir la misma fórmula
Source: Xataka Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/08/2022
Rating: Total score: 84% performance: 93% display: 90% mobility: 83% workmanship: 88%
Probamos el Poco F4: el móvil más equilibrado de Xiaomi tiene la competencia en su propia casa
Source: Hipertextual Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Elegant design; nice cameras; ultra-fast charging; decent hardware; beautiful display.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/26/2022
Mi Experiencia Con Poco F4 Tras Más De Una Semana De Uso
Source: Tuexperto Spanish ES→EN
Positive: High performance; nice display; long battery life; quick charging; attractive price. Negative: Mediocre design; poor cameras.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/18/2022
POCO F4, análisis: un móvil redondo que viene para continuar el éxito del anterior F3
Source: El Español Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Elegant design; nice AMOLED display; great cameras; very quick charging; high performance; good price.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/04/2022
80% Poco F4
Source: Tudo Celular Portuegese PT→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/19/2022
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 70%
Review Poco F4 | Manteve o que era bom no Poco F3, mas não evoluiu
Source: Canaltech Portuegese PT→EN
Positive: Elegant design; excellent display; great performance; ultra-fast charging. Negative: No wireless charging; poor cameras; short battery life.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/28/2022
POCO F4 pode ajudar na boa reputação do Snapdragon 870?
Source: Target HD Portuegese PT→EN
Positive: Powerful processor; high performance; impressive cooling system; excellent display; long battery life; quick charging; nice triple cameras.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/26/2022
82% POCO F4, la recensione di uno smartphone Android di fascia media con tutte le carte in regola
Source: Multiplayer IT Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/21/2022
Rating: Total score: 82%
85% Poco F4 Recensione: Uno Smartphone Equilibrato Con Pochi Difetti
Source: Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/06/2022
Rating: Total score: 85%
83% Recensione POCO F4: uno smartphone concreto
Source: Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/11/2022
Rating: Total score: 83% price: 75% features: 85% display: 90% mobility: 75% workmanship: 80% ergonomy: 80%
83% Recensione POCO F4
Source: Andrea Galeazzi Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/06/2022
Rating: Total score: 83% price: 79% display: 88% mobility: 79% workmanship: 80%
Recensione POCO F4: un ottimo smartphone in un corpo anonimo
Source: Quotidiano Hardware Upgrade Italian IT→EN
Positive: Beautiful display; powerful processor; ncie cameras; decent autonomy; quick charging. Negative: Average gaming performance.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/18/2022
78% Poco F4 review: goede midrange telefoon scoort een ruime voldoende
Source: Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/15/2022
Rating: Total score: 78%
70% Test du Poco F4 : l’ADN gamer est toujours là
Source: Frandroid French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/02/2022
Rating: Total score: 70% performance: 80% display: 80% mobility: 80% workmanship: 70%
60% Poco F4
Source: Les Numeriques French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/01/2022
Rating: Total score: 60% performance: 60% display: 100% mobility: 60% workmanship: 60% ergonomy: 60%
88% Test Poco F4 : Un smartphone sans aucun réel défaut
Source: Charles Tech French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/23/2022
Rating: Total score: 88% performance: 80% display: 100% mobility: 90%
85% Recenzja POCO F4. Do czterech razy sztuka
Source: Tabletowo Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/30/2022
Rating: Total score: 85%
86% Nowy król opłacalnych telefonów? Sprawdzam! Test Xiaomi POCO F4
Source: GSM Maniak Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/21/2022
Rating: Total score: 86% performance: 100% display: 95% mobility: 75%
80% Test Poco F4. Xiaomi zrobiło sprytną rynkową roszadę
Source: Komputerswiat Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/21/2022
Rating: Total score: 80% features: 60% display: 93% mobility: 97%
POCO F4 a X4 GT recenze: usnulo Xiaomi na vavřínech, nebo jde o další povedené telefony?
Source: Svet Androida CZ→EN
Positive: Premium design; great display; fast charging; decent battery life; powerful processor. Negative: Only IP53 certification; average cameras.
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 08/25/2022
Trên tay POCO F4 5G: Đối thủ đáng gờm trong phân khúc tầm trung
Source: Viettelstore VN→EN
Positive: Good price; decent hardware; nice performance; quick charging.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/13/2022
Review Poco F4: Rp 5 jutaan, Performa Mantap, OIS, Jadi Lebih Baik?
Source: Jagat Review ID→EN
Positive: Good price; excellent performance; big screen; nice display; decent autonomy.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/02/2022



The latest to join the Xiaomi family is none other than the Xiaomi Poco F4. This smartphone is an upper mid-range offering in the Poco portfolio, positioned just below the gaming-focused Poco F4 GT but above phones like the Poco M4 family and Poco X4 Pro. In terms of its design, the Poco F4, which is identical to the Redmi K40s, bar an added Poco logo, is not going to win any awards for its aesthetics due to its quite simple design. It features a relatively light design, flat edges, a remarkably tiny punch-hole cutout, and a very slippery glass back. In addition, the back is a total fingerprint magnet too, so it is definitely better to slap this in a case as soon as possible. Fortunately, Poco was indeed prepared for this by providing a TPU case and screen protector in the box.

As for its display, this phone has been equipped with a 6.67-inch FHD+ OLED panel with a dynamic 120Hz refresh rate. While this may seem to be Poco and Xiaomi’s go-to panel for mid-rangers in 2022, it is still a good screen. Overall, the display is bright enough for viewing in direct sunlight and there are those lovely blacks too, although colours were a touch on the saturated side due to the vivid colour profile being the default option. However, it is worth mentioning that the colours and the colour temperature can be tuned accordingly. In terms of its performance, power-chasers might be a little disappointed that the Poco F4 retains the Poco F3’s Snapdragon 870 chipset, but the processor is still a very powerful platform. In addition, Poco has said it had no choice as Qualcomm has yet to release a follow-up chip with such a sharp price-to-performance ratio. Even then, Poco F4 acquits itself well when it comes to gaming, as titles like Call of Duty Mobile, Genshin Impact, and World of Tanks Blitz all delivered smooth performance.

One of this model’s more notable upgrades is the primary camera, as it adopts a 64MP sensor with optical image stabilization (OIS) which is definitely an upgrade as compared to the Poco F3 which served up a 48MP shooter without OIS. Either way, it is undeniable that the main shooter does a decent job during the day, offering a healthy level of detail, accurate exposure, and respectable dynamic range. However, the camera is not completely perfect in these conditions though. Beside from some images just being a little too saturated, there are some noticeable elevated levels of noise in darker areas of a photo while the camera does sometimes deliver an over-sharpened image too. Apart from that, it is worth noting that the 8MP ultrawide is a token effort at most, as even brightly lit images will have shots with easily visible noise in the darker areas of the scene. As for the 2MP macro lens, it feels like an inclusion for the sake of it, as the fixed-focus works fine but images are a little too low-res for anything other than social media. Overall, it is a great device to be explored depending on the need and preference of the user.

Hands-on article by Jagadisa Rajarathnam

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Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

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SD 870: High-end SoC for smartphones that was introduced in mid 2020 and manufactured in 7 nm at TSMC (improved N7P). Integrates one Prime Core based on a ARM Cortex-A77 architecture clocked at up to 3.2 GHz. Three more performance cores are also based on the A77 but clock up to 2.42 GHz. Furthermore, four energy saving cores are integrated that are based on the ARM Cortex-A55 architecture and clock at up to 1.8 GHz.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


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Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

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0.195 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.


Xiaomi Tech was founded as a Chinese smartphone producer in 2010 and soon reached high market shares in its home market. Although Xiaomi is not one of the Top 5 smartphone manufacturers worldwide in 2016, it is nevertheless one of the big global players in this market segment.

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