Poco right this moment launched its subsequent F-series telephone in India, the Poco F4 5G. The Poco F4 5G is the model’s third F-series telephone in India following the Poco F1 and final 12 months’s Poco F3 GT, and solely the second F-series telephone within the nation to be powered by a flagship Qualcomm 800-series chipset.
Poco F4 5G: What’s new
The telephone is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 chipset this time round and has different flagship-grade specs to go together with it. These embrace a 6.67-inch 120H AMOLED show that may change between 30Hz, 60Hz and 120Hz and comes with 360Hz contact sampling. The show additionally has a peak brightness of 1300 nits and helps DCI-P3 coloration gamut, together with help for Dolby Imaginative and prescient and HDR10+. The telephone is available in a number of variants with both 6, 8 or 12GB RAM and 128 or 256GB UFS 3.1 storage.
Coming to the digital camera we get a 64MP main digital camera with OIS together with an 8MP ultrawide sensor and a 2MP depth sensor on the again. That is joined by a 20MP single entrance digital camera. The Poco F4 5G additionally will get a 4,500mAh battery with help for 67W quick wired charging and 10W reverse wired charging. Different options right here embrace 10 5G bands, Twin stereo audio system, Dolby Atmos and high-res audio help, an IR blaster, IP53 certification and a side-mounted fingerprint sensor.
Obtainable in two colourways and three storage variants, the Poco F4 5G is priced at Rs 27,999 for the 6GB/128GB variant, Rs 29,999 for the 8GB/128GB variant and Rs 33,999 for the 12GB/256GB variant. The F4 5G will go on sale on Flipkart from June 27 together with quite a lot of presents. Listed here are our first impressions of the telephone.
Poco F4 5G: Our fast first impressions
It has been some time since I’ve reviewed a Poco telephone, and sure, the Poco F4 5G is kind of an advanced telephone, in comparison with the Poco F1 from 2018. The unique system launched with the top-end Qualcomm Snapdragon processor. However Poco’s F-series is not priced in the identical vary because the OnePlus collection, which is rather more premium system out there. Whereas the Poco F4 5G stays within the mid-range pricing (which we’re categorizing someplace between Rs 25k to Rs 35k), its specs will not be essentially top-of-the-line. Nonetheless that does not imply it is a compromise system for the worth.
First, it is a good wanting telephone. The Nebula Inexperienced has a muted tone, and the glass on the again offers this premium end. The Poco branding is adequately subtle. It additionally has ‘5G’ written subsequent to it, guess a reminder was wanted for customers. The entrance glass has Corning Gorilla Glass 5, so that you might be assured of some safety, no less than. The body on the aspect is polycarbonate these. The triple digital camera module does remind me of the Redmi telephones, which isn’t shocking given Poco, Redmi and Xiaomi are one huge household.
The one drawback proper now could be that the telephone’s again will get lined in smudges simply, and given the 6.67-inch display screen measurement it is a very tall system. In reality, it is somewhat taller than my iPhone 12 Professional Max, which has a 6.7-inch show. The telephone’s show is an AMOLED one and one can crank up refresh fee to 120 Hz. There isn’t any headphone jack right here, for these questioning. Poco can be skimping out on expandable storage. The utmost onboard storage supplied is 256GB.
Poco’s telephone comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 processor. In my restricted utilization I’ve not confronted an points, and I do not anticipate them given it is a highly effective sufficient chipset on the system. We’ll have extra particulars in our full overview.
I did handle to check out the digital camera a bit and up to now, the pictures look placing. The colours are vibrant– no less than on the telephone’s AMOLED display screen– and the pictures are correct relating to particulars and colors. This digital camera ought to preserve most customers very glad. I’ve not absolutely examined out the night time mode, so we must see the way it fares below poor lighting situations. Take a look at some samples beneath.
What does concern concerning the Poco F4 5G is the 4500 mAh battery measurement. This would possibly find yourself being a compromise for some heavy responsibility customers, although Poco is bundling a 67W quick charger right here.
To conclude, the Poco F4 5G appears promising because of the design and digital camera. Efficiency ought to reside as much as claims, given the Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 is a tried and check chipset. Watch for our full overview to know the way the telephone performs as soon as we put it via extra intensive duties.