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 yr’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 color gamut, together with help for Dolby Vision 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 major digital camera with OIS together with an 8MP ultrawide sensor and a 2MP depth sensor on the again. This 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. Other options right here embrace 10 5G bands, Dual stereo audio system, Dolby Atmos and high-res audio help, an IR blaster, IP53 certification and a side-mounted fingerprint sensor.
Available 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 few affords. Here are our first impressions of the telephone.
Poco F4 5G: Our fast first impressions
It’s been some time since I’ve reviewed a Poco telephone, and sure, the Poco F4 5G is sort of an developed telephone, in comparison with the Poco F1 from 2018. The unique gadget launched with the top-end Qualcomm Snapdragon processor. But Poco’s F-series is not priced in the identical vary because the OnePlus collection, which is rather more premium gadget available in the market. While the Poco F4 5G stays within the mid-range pricing (which we’re categorising someplace between Rs 25k to Rs 35k), its specs should not essentially top-of-the-line. Still that doesn’t imply this can be a compromise gadget for the worth.
The Poco F4 5G has a 120Hz AMOLED show protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5. (Image Source: The Indian Express/ Shruti Dhapola)
First, this can be a good trying telephone. The Nebula Green has a muted tone, and the glass on the again provides 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 you’re will be assured of some safety, no less than. The body on the facet 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 massive household.
The solely drawback proper now’s that the telephone’s again will get coated in smudges simply, and given the 6.67-inch display screen dimension this can be a very tall gadget. In reality, it’s a bit taller than my iPhone 12 Pro Max, which has a 6.7-inch show. The telephone’s show is an AMOLED one and one can crank up refresh charge to 120 Hz. There’s no headphone jack right here, for these questioning. Poco can be skimping out on expandable storage. The most onboard storage provided is 256GB.
The Poco F4 5G comes with a triple digital camera setup on the again. (Image Source: The Indian Express/ Shruti Dhapola)
Poco’s telephone comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 processor. In my restricted utilization I’ve not confronted an points, and I don’t count on them given this can be a highly effective sufficient chipset on the gadget. We’ll have extra particulars in our full assessment.
I did handle to check out the digital camera a bit and thus far, the photographs look hanging. The colors are vibrant– no less than on the telephone’s AMOLED display screen– and the images are correct in terms of particulars and hues. This digital camera ought to preserve most customers very comfortable. I’ve not totally examined out the evening mode, so we must see the way it fares underneath poor lighting circumstances. Check out some samples beneath.
The Poco F4 5G takes vibrant photos as you’ll be able to see. (Image Source: The Indian Express/ Shruti Dhapola)
The photos shot by the telephone additionally retain an excellent quantity of element. (Image Source: The Indian Express/ Shruti Dhapola)
What does concern in regards to the Poco F4 5G is the 4500 mAh battery dimension. This may find yourself being a compromise for some heavy obligation customers, although Poco is bundling a 67W quick charger right here.
To conclude, the Poco F4 5G appears to be like promising due to the design and digital camera. Performance ought to dwell as much as claims, given the Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 is a tried and take a look at chipset. Wait for our full assessment to know the way the telephone performs as soon as we put it via extra intensive duties.