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Xiaomi Pocophone F1

Specifications

Xiaomi Pocophone F1
Xiaomi Pocophone F1
Graphics adapter
Memory
6144 MB 
Display
6.18 inch 18.7:9, 2246 x 1080 pixel 403 PPI, Ten-point capacitive multi-touch display, IPS, glossy: yes
Storage
64 GB UFS 2.1 Flash, 64 GB 
, 52 GB free
Connections
1 USB 2.0, Audio Connections: 3.5 mm jack, Card Reader: microSD, 1 Fingerprint Reader, NFC, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: Accelerometer, Electronic Compass, G-sensor, Hall sensor, Proximity sensor, IR facial recognition, BeiDou
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n/ac), Bluetooth 5.0, GSM/GPRS/EDGE: 850, 900, 1,800, 1,900 MHz. UMTS/HSPA+: Bands 1, 2, 5, 8. LTE Cat. 16: Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 38, 40, 41., Dual SIM, LTE, GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 8.8 x 155.5 x 75.2 ( = 0.35 x 6.12 x 2.96 in)
Battery
4000 mAh Lithium-Polymer
Operating System
Android 8.1 Oreo
Camera
Primary Camera: 12 MPix Dual camera: 12 MP – f/1.9, 1/2.55”, 1.4 μm; 5 MP – f/2.0, 1.12 μm
Secondary Camera: 20 MPix
Additional features
Keyboard: Virtual keyboard, Charger, USB Type-A to USB Type-C cable, SIM tool, Silicon case, Quick Start Guide, MIUI 9.5, 12 Months Warranty, SAR values: Body – 1.582 W/kg; Head – 0.537 W/kg, fanless
Weight
182 g ( = 6.42 oz / 0.4 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
349 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 84.02% - good
Average of 58 scores (from 105 reviews)
price: 92%, performance: 93%, features: 85%, display: 83% mobility: 90%, workmanship: 77%, ergonomy: 77%, emissions: 96%

Reviews for the Xiaomi Pocophone F1

87.4% Xiaomi Pocophone F1 Smartphone Review | Notebookcheck
The Xiaomi Pocophone F1 is a smartphone with flagship hardware, which has a good camera and long battery life but costs less than €350 (~$404). Find out in this review whether Xiaomi’s concept of an affordable flagship works and what cuts have been made to keep the cost down.
90% Pocophone F1 review
Source: Techradar English
With a flagship-grade chipset, large battery, bright display and capable cameras all for a tantalizingly low price, the Pocophone F1 is an exciting new entry to the smartphone game. But for a few niggles, it's almost the perfect budget phone.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/04/2019
Rating: Total score: 90%
80% Pocophone Smartphone
Source: Gadgetspeak English
The Pocophone F1 is a well-built device despite the plastic back cover. I encountered no performance issues during the review period and felt comfortable using this product. Currently this smartphone is listed at £349 on Amazon.co.uk and is well worth considering.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 01/03/2019
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% performance: 80% workmanship: 80%
90% Pocophone F1 review
Source: PC Advisor English
The Pocophone F1 is an outstanding phone in various ways. Most notably, the way it offers a premium set of specs for a frankly outrageous price.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/23/2018
Rating: Total score: 90%
85% Xiaomi Pocophone F1 Review
Source: Phone Arena English
From a US buyer's perspective, however, things don't look as rosy. The Pocophone F1 is not officially sold in the US, and even if you import one and manage to get it working on your carrier, you won't be getting good – if any – LTE coverage. But in markets where it's officially sold, this is one value-rich smartphone. Needless to say, it’s a valiant first effort and we’re already eager to see what its successor will be able to deliver.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/09/2018
Rating: Total score: 85%
90% Pocophone F1 review: the most exciting phone of the year
Source: Neowin English
Reviewing the Pocophone F1 is a...confusing job. It's an almost Frankenstein's monster-like contraption, forcing together best-in-class performance with the frugality of the cheapest of budget smartphones. There aren't really too many other devices for me to compare it to, making it a rather unique curiosity in the vein of the OnePlus One when it was first revealed.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/02/2018
Rating: Total score: 90%
80% Pocophone F1 Review : International midrange shocker
Source: Slashgear English
The Pocophone F1 is a highly decent smartphone, especially for its price. This smartphone is available on the internet in its Global edition – and there’s an India-specific version as well. Both versions have almost identical hardware – close enough for this review, anyway.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/18/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
85% Xiaomi POCO F1 Review
Source: The Techy English
Overall, the Poco F1 is an excellent smartphone in terms of Performance and Camera capability. However, there is minor software incompatibility which we have never expected. That’s being said, if you’re looking for “flagship killer” smartphone at an attractive price point, then Poco F1 is truly made for you.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/04/2018
Rating: Total score: 85%
Pocophone F1 by Xiaomi review - A wolf in sheep's clothing
Source: Tech Nave English
All in all, the Pocophone F1 is a good effort by Xiaomi and I believe the successor next year will be even better (hopefully). We hope updates will fix the bugs too. But what do you think about the review? How many of you have the Pocophone F1 already? Thanks for reading as always and stay tuned for more reviews at TechNave.com.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/27/2018
84% Xiaomi Pocophone F1 review: A $1000 phone with a $300 price tag?
Source: Android Guys English
If you live in a region that the Pocophone F1 has support, it's an absolute must-buy. If you're in the States, well - just hope that Xiaomi decides to unleash the Pocophone on North America.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/25/2018
Rating: Total score: 84% price: 100% features: 90% workmanship: 80%
90% Pocophone F1 Review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
Provided you can pick up the Pocophone F1 in your region, it’s an easy buy for anyone who places performance, longevity and quality ahead of the aesthetics of conventional flagship phones – and even then, it’s far from an ugly duckling.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/21/2018
Rating: Total score: 90%
POCOPHONE F1 Review – Midrange price for flagship specs?
Source: Manila Shaker English
A big clap, Xiaomi! I would say that other smartphone brands should be terrified of this move by Xiaomi, and consumers also need to rethink when buying expensive devices. The Pocophone F1 proves how you can get a smartphone with great flagship performance but with a price tag of a midrange one.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/18/2018
Pocophone F1 review: Can’t argue with Snapdragon 845 for $300 (Updated with video!)
Source: Android Authority English
The Pocophone F1 is a good phone, but an amazing deal. If you’re on a tight budget, it should definitely be at the top of your list of options. If you have a little leeway, go try out some of the other phones we mentioned.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/17/2018
POCO F1 Review – Top Notch Performance And Unmatched Price
Source: Mobygyaan English
Finally coming to the verdict, the pricing is where POCO F1 grabs the attention of many. The POCO F1 may not get the perfect phone tagline, but overall is the best value for money phone till date, no matter what. The price of the POCO F1 starts at Rs 20,999 for 6 GB RAM and 64 GB storage variant.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/15/2018
Pocophone F1 Review
Source: Yugatech English
The Pocophone F1 became a wakeup call not just for consumers but for other smartphone brands as well. Here is a device that delivers flagship performance, feels good, doesn’t have a lot of fancy features or tech, but is offered at a price that we normally see in mid-range devices. For plenty of users, this is a big win, and definitely not overpriced. For some smartphone brands, it kind of ruined a lot of things.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/08/2018
Pocophone F1 Review: The Undisputed King Of Value
Source: Unbox English
Yes, absolutely yes. All of the issues we encountered with this phone are just minor nitpicks, and are completely understandable considering the Php 17,990 price that you’ll be paying for the phone. At the end of the day, the Pocophone F1 delivers flagship performance at literally a fraction of the price of top-tier manufacturers, and around these parts that’s the only thing that matters.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/07/2018
90% Pocophone F1 review
Source: PC Advisor English
We're really impressed with what Xiaomi has done with the Pocophone F1. It's an outstandingly well specced device with an astonishing price tag.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/06/2018
Rating: Total score: 90%
Poco F1 Review: Redefining Flagship Smartphones
Source: Androidbeat English
Even if one does not take its price into the equation, there’s no denying the fact that the Poco F1 is an impressive smartphone. With powerful internals, excellent performance, a good camera, and almost every core feature that one could think of, the Poco F1 leaves little room for complaints. Yes, the design is utilitarian and the plastic build might not impress everyone but it does make the phone more immune to dings and drops which could be a plus for people who are usually clumsy with their phones.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/06/2018
90% Xiaomi Poco F1 Review: The Best Value For Money Smartphone You Can Buy
Source: Tech2 English
If there's one thing that Xiaomi and POCO have surely done with the launch of the POCO F1, then that is announcing themselves to the world as a new force to reckon with in the flagship smartphone market. While the likes of Honor, Nokia, Motorola, Oppo and Vivo scratch their heads thinking about what hit them, companies higher up the ladder like Samsung and OnePlus are also most definitely taking note.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/05/2018
Rating: Total score: 90% performance: 90% display: 85% mobility: 90% workmanship: 70%
90% Poco F1 review: At Rs 20,999 can this Xiaomi sub-brand challenge OnePlus 6?
Source: The Indian Express English
In my opinion, Poco is trying to carve a niche in the Rs 20-30,000 price range, where the options can often vary in terms of performance, camera and battery life. This is not to say Poco F1 will be a best-seller by end of 2018. After all, it took OnePlus years to establish itself in the Indian market. Still I would say that for those who want a flagship under Rs 30,000 right now, Poco F1 is certainly a favourable option.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/05/2018
Rating: Total score: 90%
80% Xiaomi Poco F1 Review
Source: NDTV Gadgets English
With the smartphone market buzzing with so many launches, Xiaomi has managed to make a mark by pricing the Poco F1 aggressively. It has all the elements of a Xiaomi phone: a powerful processor, MIUI, and a low price. In the company’s assault on the OnePlus 6 (Review), many mid-range smartphones with far lower specifications have been taken down. The 6GB RAM/ 64GB storage variant of the Poco F1 is priced at Rs. 20,999, the 6GB RAM/ 128GB storage variant is priced at Rs. 23,999, and the 8GB RAM/ 256GB storage is priced at Rs. 28,999. The Armoured Edition, which we had for review, is priced at Rs. 29,999 and also has 8GB of RAM with 256GB of storage. Xiaomi has hit the ball right out of the park with the pricing of the Poco F1, and it’ll be interesting to see whether any manufacturer is interested in a price war.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/29/2018
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 100% performance: 100% display: 80% mobility: 80% workmanship: 80%
Pocophone F1 Unboxing, Quick Review: Meet The New OnePlus
Source: Unbox English
The Pocophone F1 certainly is a game-changing device. While the official Philippine pricing for the device isn’t available yet as of press time, we expect it to be along the same lines as the device’s SRP in India, which comes out at around 16K for the base variant. While the phone does compromise on some things to get to its amazing price point, you certainly can’t deny the appeal of a flagship device for cheap.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/27/2018
Pocophone F1 First Look: Xiaomi’s new baby is fast and very affordable
Source: Trusted Reviews English
As a brand Pocophone appears to be a more aggressive push from Xiaomi to take a greater hold on the global smartphone market, with the Pocophone F1 being as disruptive as they come.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/26/2018
90% Xiaomi Poco F1 review: New flagship killer in town
Source: India Today English
Shut up and take my money is the ideal way to describe the Poco F1. It checks all the boxes that you generally expect from a phone that costs 2X or 3X more. It is built rock solid, it has a gorgeous display, it is blazing fast, it's available in a range of options, it has capable cameras, it has dual speakers and it has fantastic battery life.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/25/2018
Rating: Total score: 90%
Xiaomi Poco F1 First Impressions
Source: NDTV Gadgets English
How has Xiaomi managed to pull this off, and are there any hidden downsides to the Poco F1? Stay tuned to Gadgets 360 as we put the Poco F1 through its paces for our full review, including camera performance, display quality, gaming, and battery life tests.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/23/2018
85% Xiaomi Pocophone F1 256GB Review
Source: Think Digit English
The Poco F1 has flagship hardware under the hood, but mid-range everything else. The camera, build and design and the display can’t keep up with the more expensive flagships of 2018. However, if a no-nonsense performer is what you’re looking for on a budget, look no further. Know this that the software right now is riddled with bugs and the camera can’t hold a candle to say the Galaxy S9 or even the OnePlus 6. You do get a sturdy build that should last long, and perhaps the longest battery life on a Snapdragon 845-powered smartphone. At Rs 20,999 though, it can’t get any better.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/23/2018
Rating: Total score: 85%
Xiaomi Poco F1 First Impressions: Say, hello to the new flagship killer in town!
Source: The Mobile Indian English
The Poco F1 from Xiaomi has all the quality of a real premium flagship device. The phone is powered by the top-of-the-line Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset coupled with an ample amount of RAM and storage. The battery looks promising and so is the display. As for the competition is concerned, all other phones in this price range seem a bit underdog if we go by the sheer specs sheet.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/23/2018
92% Pocophone F1 by Xiaomi review
Source: GSM Arena English
The Pocophone may lack water-proofing and OIS for the camera, but if those are the cuts that had to be made to keep the price that low, we'd gladly take that. The Poco F1 is the all-around performer many have been waiting for since OnePlus decided to go more premium. Sorry 1+, the Flagship Killer title now belongs to another phone - the Pocophone F1. It sure is shaping up to be a must-buy!
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/22/2018
Rating: Total score: 92%
Pocophone F1 initial review: Big battery, major processor, small price tag
Source: Pocket Lint English
Whether we like the brand name or not, the Pocophone F1 offers a lot for little money. There's lots of power, lots of screen, lots of storage and considerable longevity.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/22/2018
Pocophone F1 review: Can’t argue with Snapdragon 845 for $300
Source: Android Authority English
The no-frills Pocophone F1 is just the beginning and we’re excited to see where the Poco family can go in the future. It’s not completely clear why Xiaomi decided it needed a sub-brand, considering it could sell the powerful Mi 8 at a competitive price and really give all the “flagship killers” a run for their money. Perhaps the strategy will become clearer over the coming year, as Xiaomi works to differentiate its product lines. For now though, let’s just say that the Pocophone brand is off to a great start.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/22/2018
88% Xiaomi Poco F1 Review: The Budget Flagship has a New Benchmark
Source: Tech PP English
It is not going to be the first phone that comes to mind when someone talks of cutting-edge design. Nor will it be among the contenders for the greatest camera or display. Yes, its battery life and speed of performance are brilliant, but again it does not really stand alone in those departments. There are others. Even its price edge might get eroded with time (price edges always do – just ask Motorola).
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/21/2018
Rating: Total score: 88% price: 95% performance: 90% workmanship: 85%

Foreign Reviews

88% Xiaomi Pocophone F1 Wir haben das neue Pocophone F1 getestet
Source: Android Mag German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/21/2018
Rating: Total score: 88% performance: 98% display: 80% mobility: 84% workmanship: 80%
88% Mehr als ein wenig
Source: Android Smartphone - 6/18 German
Single Review, , Medium, Date: 11/01/2018
Rating: Total score: 88% performance: 98% display: 80% mobility: 83% workmanship: 80%
70% Xiaomi Pocophone F1 Mein Fazit in 10 Stichpunkten
Source: MobiFlip German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/26/2018
Rating: Total score: 70%
Pocophone F1
Source: ChinaMobileMag German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/13/2018
Der nächste Preis-Leistungs-Kracher aus China?
Source: Allround-PC.com German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/09/2018
95% Xiaomi Pocophone F1 viel Smartphone für wenig Geld
Source: PC Welt German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/05/2018
Rating: Total score: 95% performance: 98% features: 97% display: 94% mobility: 98%
80% Xiaomi Pocophone F1 Der Hecht im Karpfenteich
Source: Android Pit German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/21/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
91% Xiaomi Pocophone F1 High-End-Preiskracher aus China
Source: Chip.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/18/2018
Rating: Total score: 91% performance: 95% features: 82% display: 92% mobility: 96%
Xiaomi Pocophone F1 Ist es ein Flaggschiff-Killer?
Source: Tech Stage German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/14/2018
92% Xiaomi Pocophone F1
Source: Chinahandys.net German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/04/2018
Rating: Total score: 92% performance: 100% display: 100% mobility: 90% workmanship: 90%
91% 329€ für einen Snapdragon 845, 6GB RAM und eine gute Kamera!
Source: Tech.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/03/2018
Rating: Total score: 91% performance: 99% display: 88% mobility: 92% workmanship: 86%
Xiaomi Poco F1 Der Preis-Leistungs-König
Source: WinFuture German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/30/2018
Tschüß, Mittelklasse!
Source: Android Pit German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/28/2018
88% Xiaomi Pocophone F1, análisis: un auténtico “flagship killer”
Source: MuyComputer Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/02/2018
Rating: Total score: 88% performance: 100% display: 90% mobility: 90% workmanship: 80%
84% PocoPhone F1, análisis y opinión
Source: Computerhoy Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/09/2018
Rating: Total score: 84% features: 90% display: 90% mobility: 100% workmanship: 70%
0% Análisis Del Pocophone F1: Prueba A Fondo, Características Y Opinión
Source: Movil Zona Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/09/2018
Rating: price: 90% performance: 90% display: 80% mobility: 90% workmanship: 70%
85% Pocophone F1
Source: Hipertextual Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/05/2018
Rating: Total score: 85%
83% POCOPHONE F1, análisis: no es un azote a los buques insignia, es el ganador en relación calidad-precio
Source: Xataka Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/05/2018
Rating: Total score: 83% performance: 85% display: 85% mobility: 93% workmanship: 75%
POCOPHONE F1, tras un mes de uso: difícil igualar la experiencia a este precio
Source: Xataka Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Excellent cameras; high autonomy; good price.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/14/2018
Pocophone F1 tras un mes de uso: no es oro, pero reluce
Source: El Androide Libre Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Good price; nice performance; long battery life.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/01/2018
Análisis del PocoPhone F1: review del móvil barato del año
Source: FAQsAndroid Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Fast system; nice cameras; long battery life; good price.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/14/2018
Pocophone F1, Lo Hemos Probado
Source: Tuexperto Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Good price; powerful hardware; high performance; decent cameras; long battery life.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/08/2018
Review: Pocophone F1, el mejor smartphone calidad/precio
Source: El chapuzas Informatico Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Good price; powerful hardware; excellent display; high autonomy; good speakers; good cooling system. Negative: No NFC.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/05/2018
Análisis del PocoPhone F1: mucha potencia, mucha autonomía y poco precio
Source: El Androide Libre Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Nice performance; large battery capacity; nice display; good cameras. Negative: Relatively high price.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/04/2018
Pocophone F1, Primeras Impresiones
Source: Tuexperto Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Good price; nice design; great built quality; decent hardware.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/28/2018
90% Análise: Pocophone F1 by Xiaomi… um caso “grave” de sucesso?
Source: Pplware Portuegese PT→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/25/2018
Rating: Total score: 90% performance: 100% display: 80% mobility: 100% workmanship: 70%
90% Recensione POCOPHONE F1 by Smartphone Italia
Source: Smartphone Italia Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/17/2018
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 90% features: 90% display: 80% mobility: 80% workmanship: 80% ergonomy: 80%
78% Recensione Xiaomi Pocophone F1 – Nella sua fascia di prezzo, uno dei migliori
Source: Techzilla.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/26/2018
Rating: Total score: 78% price: 90% display: 70% mobility: 90% workmanship: 65%
90% Recensione POCOPHONE F1, il vero Flagship-Killer di questo 2018
Source: Chimera Revo Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/29/2018
Rating: Total score: 90%
80% Pocophone F1: colpisce la concorrenza dove fa più male
Source: AndroidPit.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/24/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
86% Recensione PocoPhone F1: non chiamatelo top... ma è un best buy
Source: HDblog.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/07/2018
Rating: Total score: 86%
85% Recensione POCOPHONE F1: sa di flagship-killer e best-buy, ma con qualche compromesso
Source: Tutto Android Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/04/2018
Rating: Total score: 85% price: 95% features: 92% display: 82% mobility: 92% ergonomy: 80%
84% Recensione POCOPHONE F1
Source: AndroidWorld.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/02/2018
Rating: Total score: 84% price: 85% features: 90% display: 75% mobility: 80% workmanship: 70% ergonomy: 70%
80% Recensione POCOPHONE F1 by XIAOMI
Source: Andrea Galeazzi Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/29/2018
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 92% display: 75% mobility: 92% workmanship: 75%
Preview POCOPHONE F1 by Smartphone Italia
Source: Smartphone Italia Italian IT→EN
Positive: Big screen; nice display; decent hardware; good cameras; long battery life.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/15/2018
Pocophone F1: lo smartphone di Xiaomi che vuole fare il grande, riuscendoci. La recensione
Source: Leonardo.it Tech Italian IT→EN
Positive: Decent processor; attractive price; elegant design; nice performance.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/02/2018
Recensione Pocophone F1 by Xiaomi, il Top di gamma Low Cost
Source: Pianeta Cellulare Italian IT→EN
Positive: Metal case; premium design; good price; solid workmanship.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/18/2018
Xiaomi Pocophone F1 Recensione: Il Flagship Low Cost Aggredisce I Top Di Gamma
Source: Everyeye.it Italian IT→EN
Positive: High performance; large battery capacity; good price. Negative: Poor cameras.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/18/2018
Xiaomi Pocophone F1 In Offerta Su Geekmall.It
Source: Cinafoniaci Italian IT→EN
Positive: Good price; nice design; solid workmanship.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 09/01/2018
Pocophone F1 hands-on: l'inizio di una nuova era?
Source: AndroidPit.it Italian IT→EN
Positive: Powerful hardware; large battery capacity; good price. Negative: Unsupported waterproof.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/27/2018
90% Xiaomi Pocophone F1 - Smartphone-budgetkoning
Source: Computer Totaal Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/27/2018
Rating: Total score: 90%
80% Test - Pocophone F1 : une entrée remarquée, mais est-elle remarquable?
Source: CNet France French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/16/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
95% Note test & avis du Xiaomi Pocophone F1 : un vrai Oneplus-killer ?
Source: Tablette-tactile.net French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/16/2018
Rating: Total score: 95%
90% Pocophone F1 by Xiaomi
Source: Le monde numerique French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/01/2018
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 100% workmanship: 80%
80% Test complet du Pocophone F1 : le killer de flagship killers ?
Source: AndroidPit.fr French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/25/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
86% Test du Pocophone F1 : du jamais vu à un tel prix pour un smartphone
Source: 01Net French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/17/2018
Rating: Total score: 86% performance: 100% mobility: 90%
86% Prise en main du Xiaomi Pocophone F1 : est-il vraiment le OnePlus One de 2018 ?
Source: Les Mobiles French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/12/2018
Rating: Total score: 86%
90% Test du Pocophone F1 by Xiaomi : l’impossible devient possible
Source: Phonandroid French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/05/2018
Rating: Total score: 90%
90% Test du Pocophone F1 by Xiaomi : l’impossible devient possible
Source: Phonandroid French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/01/2018
Rating: Total score: 90%
90% Test Du Pocophone F1 : Pas Un Oneplus Killer, Mais Un Coup De Coeur
Source: Frandroid French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/01/2018
Rating: Total score: 90% performance: 100% display: 80% mobility: 90% workmanship: 80%
Test du (Xiaomi) Pocophone F1 : bête de course à tarif abordable
Source: Top for Phone French FR→EN
Positive: High performance; attractive design; long battery life; fast charging. Negative: No NFC; plastic case.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/06/2019
Test du Pocophone F1 by Xiaomi : ça s’agite dans les paddoks!
Source: Top for Phone French FR→EN
Positive: Good price; solid workmanship; nice display; good performance; high autonomy.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/07/2018
Prise en main du Pocophone F1 by Xiaomi : mais comment est-ce possible ? (Vidéo)
Source: Phonandroid French FR→EN
Positive: Good price; decent hardware; nice design; solid workmanship.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/29/2018
[ Prise en main ] Pocophone F1 : un rapport qualité/prix spectaculaire
Source: Erenumerique French FR→EN
Positive: Good price; decent hardware; impressive design.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/28/2018
Prise en main du Pocophone F1 : le début d'une nouvelle ère ?
Source: AndroidPit.fr French FR→EN
Positive: Powerful hardware; large battery capacity; good price; nice design.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/27/2018
85% Recenzja Pocophone F1. Brak NFC to tylko jedna z jego wad
Source: Tabletowo Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/10/2018
Rating: Total score: 85% performance: 95% display: 80% mobility: 90% workmanship: 80%
73% [Recenzja] Pocophone F1 jest świetny w swojej cenie, ale czuć oszczędności
Source: Android.com.pl Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/08/2018
Rating: Total score: 73% display: 60% mobility: 80%
Pocophone F1 by Xiaomi - niedrogi smartfon z flagową wydajnością. Co w nim lubimy, a czego nie?
Source: Komputerswiat Turkish PL→EN
Positive: Good price; high performance; solid workmanship. Negative: Plastic case; poor cameras; no NFC; no wireless charging; mediocre headphone output.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/04/2018
72% Обзор Xiaomi Pocophone F1: топовая начинка за 20 тысяч
Source: Hi-Tech Mail RU→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/04/2018
Rating: Total score: 72% performance: 70% display: 90% mobility: 80% workmanship: 50%
Обзор Xiaomi Pocophone F1: “убийца” флагманов?
Source: Zoom RU→EN
Positive: Big screen; great built quality; large battery capacity; good price. Negative: Plastic case.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/29/2018
Обзор смартфона Xiaomi Pocophone F1: для практичных геймеров
Source: Hitech Vesti RU→EN
Positive: High performance; bright screen; good autonomy; face ID; fast charging; attractive price. Negative: Plastic case; combined slot; no NFC.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/02/2018
Обзор Xiaomi Pocophone F1 6/64GB. Самый доступный смартфон с Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
Source: Mega Obzor RU→EN
Positive: Powerful hardware; long battery life; nice cameras; elegant design; good cooling system. Negative: No NFC.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/18/2018
Обзор Pocophone F1: на чем сэкономил производитель?
Source: DGL.ru RU→EN
Positive: Good price; nice performance; long battery life.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/09/2018
Обзор плюсов и минусов смартфона Xiaomi Pocophone F1 6/64GB. Мощь флагмана по скромной цене
Source: Mega Obzor RU→EN
Positive: Powerful hardware; long battery life; good price. Negative: Poor cameras; mediocre design.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/30/2018
Xiaomi Pocophone F1 recenze: Spojení lákavé ceny a extrémního výkonu
Source: Svet Androida CZ→EN
Positive: High performance; good price; decent battery life; face ID. Negative: No NFC; large frames.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/07/2018
Recenze: Xiaomi Pocophone F1 – zabiják vlajkových lodí
Source: CZC CZ→EN
Positive: Good price; powerful hardware; nice display; excellent cameras; fast charging. Negative: No wireless charging; unsupported waterproof; plastic case.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/01/2018
Có nên mua Pocophone F1 ?
Source: Zing VN→EN
Positive: Good price; powerful processor; nice gaming performance; good cooling system. Negative: Mediocre design; poor selfie camera.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/09/2018
Đánh Giá Pocophone F1: Có Phải Đánh Đổi Gì Để Lấy Cấu Hình Khủng?
Source: VNReview VN→EN
Positive: Powerful hardware; good price; high gaming performance; nice display; large battery capacity; decent selfie camera. Negative: Poor main camera; plastic case; mediocre design.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/19/2018
Pocophone F1 lên kệ tại VN ngày 30/8, giá từ 7,9 triệu đồng
Source: Zing VN→EN
Positive: Good price; powerful hardware; large screen; nice display; long battery life; quick charging. Negative: Plastic case.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/27/2018
Trên tay và đánh giá Xiaomi Pocophone F1 trước ngày ra mắt
Source: The Gioididong VN→EN
Positive: Good performance; decent display; elegant design; large battery capacity; quick charging; nice cameras.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/14/2018
80% Test Xiaomi Pocophone F1
Source: Tek.no NO→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/23/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
70% Test Xiaomi Pocophone F1: Mobil med hög prestanda – lågt pris
Source: M3 PC för alla SV→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/10/2018
Rating: Total score: 70%
68% Test: Xiaomi Pocophone F1 – toppmodellen för bara 4000 kronor
Source: Mobil.se SV→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/14/2018
Rating: Total score: 68%
92% RECENZIA Pocophone F1: Takto lacný a výkonný telefón tu ešte nebol!
Source: Android Portal SK→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/09/2018
Rating: Total score: 92% display: 85% mobility: 95% workmanship: 85%
92% مراجعة للهاتف Xiaomi Pocophone F1:هاتف رائد بهذا السعر!
Source: Unlimited Tech →EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/07/2018
Rating: Total score: 92%

Comment

Model: The new fledgling company, supported by the Chinese tech giant Xiaomi, is looking to shake things up with its first device, the Pocophone F1 – the new “Master of Speed”. In essence, Pocophone and the F1 represent a new way for Xiaomi-based hardware and software to reach new customers in more markets. The Pocophone F1 looks and feels rather generic. It feels less premium due to the polycarbonate back of the device. However, it’s not that it’s shoddy or flimsy, far from it. The finish of the dark grey (Graphite Black) version mimics metal quite well, but the F1 definitely feels less premium than the OnePlus 6 or Honor 10. On the flip side, the plastic back should fare better when dropped, even if it will scratch and wear faster than glass. The polycarbonate model is available in Graphite Black, Steel Blue, and Rosso Red. The Pocophone F1 features a 5.99-inch IPS LCD display, featuring a resolution of 1080 x 2246 pixels (18:9). At 416 DPI, the pixel density is high enough to make pixels unnoticeable. Colors are nice and punchy, though OLED would have obviously delivered better contrast rates and viewing angles. The only minor issue worth noting is outdoors legibility. At full brightness, text can be a little smudgy. The primary 12-megapixel sensor with its f/1.9 aperture and 1.4 µm pixels, as well as the sizeable 20-megapixel front-facer, have both been lifted directly from Xiaomi’s 2018 flagship handset, the Xiaomi Mi 8, which is yet another benefit of Pocophone’s ties to Xiaomi’s supply line. This manifests an impressive camera experience, not only for an affordable smartphone but also for the category it is in. A user gets AI-enhanced auto mode, manual control, automated HDR shooting, real-time photo filters and Beauty mode, QR code scanning, a Portrait mode and more.

The Pocophone F1 is available in three memory-storage combinations which are 6 GB/64 GB, 8 GB/128 GB, and 8 GB/256 GB. All three versions feature a Snapdragon 845 processor (10 nm octa-core with Adreno 630 GPU). Xiaomi added a liquid cooling system to help the CPU hum along without overheating. It’s called LiquidCool, and it works by transferring heat from the processor to the other parts of the phone, a bit like an AC unit. The battery is excellent too. A 4,000 mAh unit should keep you up and running for a full day, potentially two, depending on how hard the user pushes it. The Pocophone F1 features a single speaker, found on the bottom (only one of the two grilles house a speaker). It gets pretty loud, but it tends to buzz at high volumes. And finally, Xiaomi has developed a new specific software for this terminal that has been called MIUI for POCO. This specific development manages to elevate the fluidity of the interface to unsuspected levels until now, beating rivals the likes of the Oneplus 6 or the Samsung Galaxy S9. As a conclusion, this smartphone is targeted at users who place performance, longevity, and quality ahead of the aesthetics of conventional flagship phones. It can easily manage light to heavy tasks with the given specifications, as well as snap beautiful photos and have excellent battery life.

Hands-on article by Jagadisa Rajarathnam

Qualcomm Adreno 630: Integrated graphics card in the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC. According to Qualcomm 30% faster than the old Adreno 540 in the Snapdragon 835 with 30% less power consumption. Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
845: High-end SoC for smartphones that was introduced in early 2018 and manufactured in 10 nm LPP FinFET at TSMC. Integrates 4x Kryo 385 cores (Cortex-A75) at up to 2.8 GHz (max) for performance and 4x Kryo 385 at 1.8 GHz (max) for efficiency. Furthermore offers an X20 LTE modem, ac-WiFi and a dual-channel 32-Bit 1866 MHz LPDDR4x memory controller.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
6.18":

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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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0.182 kg:

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Xiaomi:

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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