One of the most anticipated phones of Xiaomi brand, the Pocophone F1 launched earlier this week. Xiaomi was able to sell 68,000 units of Pocophone F1(Poco F1) in just 5 mins of the sales conducted by India’s leading ecommerce platform Flipkart.
The phone was introduced last week in India and owing to sporting top-notch features and specifications it is hailed as one of the best phones out there with extreme value for money. The Pocophone series is diversifying the Xiaomi brand and is a strong contender to the smartphones available in the same price range.
The phone after getting such a warm response in India is expected to make its way to Pakistan as well.
#POCOF1: thank you all for a fantastic response to the first sale!
We’re happy to announce that we generated ₹200+ cr in less than 5 minutes today, making this the BIGGEST & FASTEST flagship sale ever on @Flipkart!
Thank you, Masters Of Speed. Next sale is on 5th September! pic.twitter.com/cydGtGjlb6
— POCO India (@IndiaPOCO) August 29, 2018
Xiaomi has stayed mum on the number of devices sold at the sale but it has officially announced that a business of 200CR+ happened in the first five minutes of the sales. Now if we put the prices of Pocophones in perspective, it means that at least 68,000 Pocophones were ordered in 5 minutes. If the buying trend was tilted towards the cheapest model this would mean that Xiaomi sold even more than 68,000 smartphones.
Specs of the Pocophone F1
- Three storage options are 64GB, 128GB and 256 GB
- 6.18” LCD with a notch
- Full HD+ resolution (2246 x 1080 pixels in 18.7:9 ratio)
- Octa-core CPU running at 2.8 GHz
- 6 GB RAM or 8 GB RAM
- Rear camera 12 MP + 5 MP
- Selfie camera does 20 MP still with a f/2.0 lens
- Battery 4,000 mAh capacity with 18W Quick Charge 3.0 capabilities
Pocophone F1 is available in three color variants – Graphite Black, Steel Blue, and Rosso Red. The phone is expected to launch in Pakistan very soon. The price starts from $300 for 64 GB, $345 for 128 GB and $415 for 256 GB.