Poce F1 is one of the best performance oriented smartphones in India. It is launched with 256 GB storage and 8 GB RAM and 128/64GB storage and 6 GB RAM. XIaomi has loaded this smartphone with so many features like face unlock, LiquidCool Technology, Snapdragon’s Flagship 845 processor, stereo speakers, a bigger 4000mAh battery and fast charging. Is this a good choice to buy? Let’s find out.

Design:

     This smartphone has a slightly higher thickness of 8.8mm and has a plastic back. The headphone jack is placed at the top and the USB Type-C port is placed at the bottom. It has a 6.18 inches 1080 X 2246 pixels IPS LCD display with very good viewing angles. This screen has a rectangular notch and is protected with Gorilla Glass. It has a hybrid SIM slot. The phone looks very attractive from front but its plastic back just feels like a midrange smartphone. Its build quality is very good and the plastic back is very durable, but it doesn’t look attractive as the glass back looks. Its thickness is also a little bit higher.

Software:

       It has Android 8.1 Oreo which can be upgraded to Android 9.0 Pie. It also has MIUI and this UI is slightly different from other Xiaomi smartphones.

 Performance:

       Performance is the best thing of this smartphone. It has Snapdragon’s flagship 845 Octa-core processor and opening apps and playing games is very fast on this smartphone. This smartphone is lightning fast and you can play heavy games with high graphic settings for hours on this smartphone. It has Adreno 630 GPU which creates realistic graphics and it also has LiquidCool Technology which prevents the smartphone from overheating. You can enjoy a flagship type experience on this smartphone.

Camera:

       It has 12+5 MP dual camera at the rear and it has a large 1.4µm pixel size. This camera works very fast and its clarity is awesome. Xiaomi has given so many photo optimizations to improve the quality of pictures. The portrait shots taken with this smartphone are also very clear and have very good edge detection.

You can record 4K videos on this phone and it also has EIS for videos.

       The selfie camera is 20MP camera and Xiaomi has used 1.8µm sized large pixel for this. Its performance is incredible in low light due to this large pixel and it also takes great portrait shots.

        Overall, this smartphone has great camera and if you like to do photography, this smartphone is for you.

Battery:

      It has a 4000mAh battery with fast battery charging and this time, Xiaomi has included a fast charger with it. This battery can last more than one day under normal usage. It can last upto one full day under moderate to heavy usage. You don’t have to worry about low battery percentage. You can charge it very fast with its fast charger.

Positives:

  1. Incredible performance
  2. Great camera
  3. LiquidCool technology
  4. Good battery backup

Negatives:

  1. Plastic back doesn’t feel premium though it has very good quality.
  2. Ads in the MIUI

Should you buy it?

      Considering all the above factors, this smartphone offers a flagship level performance in a reasonable price and you can ignore its negatives for the features that is offers. You should definitely buy it.