22 July 2019
Xiaomi’s Poco F1 has become the number one selling smartphone in India online, surpassing the OnePlus 6 smartphone. The news was confirmed in a tweet which includes an image of the OnePlus 6 which has a market share of 17.9% whereas the Poco F1 has a market share of 22.5%.
In the tweet, Poco India noted, "POCO Fans! We are proud to announce that, as per @IDC, POCO F1 is No.1 Smartphone in the online smartphone market of ?15k and above in Q4 2018. Thank you all for your amazing love and support."
Xiaomi India Managing Director, Manu Jain trolled OnePlus via another tweet and stated, "Now it's settled! As per @IDC, #POCOF1 is India's #1 Smartphone in online smartphone market of 15k & above. The Champion of Speed doesn't settle for 2nd place. Nor should you!"
The Xiaomi Poco F1 has a polycarbonate body with a 6.18-inch notched IPS LCD display with HD+ resolution. It houses a 20MP selfie camera and IR sensor for face recognition and a dual 12MP + 5MP rear camera. It has a rear fingerprint reader and packs a 4,000mAh battery that is equipped with support for Quick Charge 3.0. The phone runs on Android 9 Pie based MIUI 10 OS.
Now it's settled! As per @IDC, #POCOF1 is India's #1 Smartphone in online smartphone market of ₹15k & above.— Manu Kumar Jain (@manukumarjain) March 27, 2019
The Champion of Speed doesn't settle for 2nd place. Nor should you!
RT my tweet + Tweet with #POCOF1, tell me why you love this beast (tag me). 1 fan to win a POCO F1! pic.twitter.com/fDjDM8hfpk
The Poco F1 is the most affordable smartphone powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset in India. In comparison the Galaxy Note 9 which is powered by the same SoC is priced at Rs. 67,900 (~$981) in India, while the OnePlus 6 is priced at Rs. 34,999 ($506).
The Poco F1 variant with 6 GB RAM + 64 GB storage is priced at Rs. 19,999 ($289), while the 6 GB RAM + 128 GB storage variant and 8 GB RAM + 256 GB storage editions are priced at Rs. 22,999 ($332) and Rs. 27,999 ($405) respectively. The phone is available in Graphite Black, Rosso Red, and Steel Blue colour options. The most expensive model Kevlar-bodied Poco F1 Armoured Edition with 8 GB RAM + 256 GB storage is priced at Rs. 28,999 ($419) in India.