Here’s what to expect and how to watch the launch event: Technology News, Firstpost
FP StaffJune 23, 2022 17:11:56 IST
Poco is launching the Poco F4 5G and the Poco X4 GT today at 5:30 PM IST. While the main highlight of the event has to be the launch of the Poco F4 5G, people are also excited about the launch of the X4 GT. While there’s no confirmation yet on specs and pricing, they’ve already leaked online and on paper, the X4 GT appears to be a powerful package.
We take a look at a few details around the launch and specs of the upcoming Poco devices.
Poco F4 5G and X4 GT launch: where and how to watch
Poco will live stream the virtual launch event today, i.e. on June 23, on YouTube and through its social media platforms at 5:30 p.m. IST. Users can also navigate to the launch event through Poco’s official website.
Poco F4 5G and X4 GT launch: prices and availability
The base model of the Poco F4, the variant with 6GB RAM + 128GB storage, is expected to cost around Rs 28,000. The top-end variant, the one with 12 GB RAM + 256 GB storage, costs about Rs 34,000. There is also a mid-range variant, with 8 GB RAM + 128 GB storage, which costs about Rs 30,000. Users can expect some hefty introductory offers that will bring all these prices down quite a bit.
As for the X4 GT, the top variant with 8 GB RAM + 256 GB storage costs about Rs 33,000 while the lower variant with 128 GB storage costs less than Rs 30,000.
According to the company, the Poco F4 5G will go on sale from June 27, while the Poco X4 GT will go on sale from July 4. The X4 GT will be available first in Europe and later to India.
Poco F4 5G and X4 GT launch: specifications
The Poco F4 5G has a 6.67-inch OLED E4 display with Full HD+ resolution, a 120Hz refresh rate, HDR10+, Dolby Vision and 1,300 nits peak brightness. It can also have some form of splash water resistance. The phone has a side-mounted fingerprint reader.
It is equipped with Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 processor, 6 GB / 8 GB / 12 GB LPDDR5 RAM and 128 GB 256 GB UFS 3.1 internal storage. It will run Android 12 based MIUI 13 out of the box.
On the front, it has a 20 MP selfie camera with Full HD video recording. The rear camera setup of the POCO F4 5G includes a 64MP primary camera with OIS, an 8MP ultra-wide camera, and a 2MP macro camera. The rear-facing primary camera can record 4K 30fps videos.
It has a 4,500 mAh battery with 67 W fast charging. Connectivity features include a dual SIM card slot, GPS, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.2, NFC and a USB Type-C port. The phone also has a stereo speaker setup with Dolby Atmos.
The X4 GT, on the other hand, is said to have a 6.6-inch full-HD+ LCD display with a 144Hz refresh rate and Dolby Vision. The smartphone will be equipped with the MediaTek Dimensity 8100 SoC paired with up to 8 GB of LPDDR5 RAM and up to 256 GB of UFS 3.1 storage. The phone is said to come with LiquidCool 3.0 technology.
For photography, there is a triple rear camera on the Poco X4 GT, just like the Poco F4 5G, albeit with some minor differences. It has a 64 MP primary sensor combined with an f/1.89 lens along with an 8 MP sensor with an f/2.2 lens with 120 degrees of field of view, and a 2 MP sensor with f/1.75 aperture lens for macro shooting. On the front we find a 20MP sensor with an f/2.45 aperture lens.
Connectivity options would include dual-band Wi-Fi 6, 5G, Bluetooth v5.3 and USB Type-C port. The phone will pack a 5,080mAh battery with support for 67W wired charging, a side-mounted fingerprint sensor, Dolby Audio stereo speakers and AI face unlock.