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Xiaomi Pocophone F1 / Poco F1

We have collected and analyzed 43 expert reviews and 4 user reviews from international sources. Experts rate this product 87/100 and users rate it 93/100. The average review date is Sep 21, 2018. We have compared these reviews to 2673680 reviews from other Cell Phones. The alaScore™ for this product is 96/100 = Excellent. Last update: Dec 10, 2018.

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Expert review by : Chris Burns (slashgear.com)

Pocophone F1 Review : International midrange shocker

 

Xiaomi's associated company Pocophone made this Pocophone F1 (also known as Poco F1) to tackle emerging markets and companies like OnePlus. What they made was a smartphone with features that defy logic - at least when it comes to a device that costs...

Display is bright and colorful ; Plastic body means ruggedness ; Decent camera arrays ; Great value for the price ; Thin, light, high quality build

Not carried by US mobile data carriers ; No Verizon or other CDMA coverage ; No 4G LTE on any US carrier ; No NFC, no waterproofing or dust resistance ; No extensive accessory ecosystem

Oct, 2018

Expert review by : Daniel Schmidt (notebookcheck.net)

Xiaomi Pocophone F1 Smartphone Review

 

Price Cruncher – The Xiaomi Pocophone F1 is a smartphone with flagship hardware, which has a good camera and long battery life but costs less than €350 (~$404). Find out in this review whether Xiaomi's concept of an affordable flagship works and what...

fast SoC ; expandable memory ; 6 GB RAM ; good cameras ; impressive battery life ; aptX HD support ; decent facial recognition technology ; quick MIMO Wi-Fi

only twelve months warranty ; average call quality ; no NFC ; heavy thermal throttling ; no HD Amazon or Netflix ; adverts, adverts, adverts

Xiaomi has reinvigorated OnePlus’ original concept of creating a flagship smartphone at a bargain price. The Xiaomi Pocophone F1 performed well in practically all our tests, especially regarding battery life, camera quality and performance. The Xiaomi...

Oct, 2018

Expert review by : John Velasco (phonearena.com)

Xiaomi Pocophone F1 Review

 

Pocophone, a sub-brand of Chinese tech company Xiaomi, has make an impression when it announced the Pocophone F1 not too long ago. The phone stole the spotlight away from the mainstream competition with its flagship-grade hardware specs and...

Incredible value ; Better-than-average battery life ; Snappy processing performance

Lacks support for US LTE bands ; Dull-looking display ; Underpowered speaker

Nov, 2018

Expert review by (androidpit.com)

Pocophone F1: the flagship killer-killer

 

Xiaomi has created a new mobile phone brand known as Pocophone. The name sounds quite cute and harmless, but it will cause other manufacturers to sweat, since Xiaomi is aggressively trying to reach customers with the Pocophone F1. There's no competitor...

Unbeatable price/ performance ratio ; Full power ; Powerful battery ; Mini jack port

No water protection ; No NFC ; Just an average display

The Pocophone F1 is a smartphone like no other, and it will shake up the market. That's not because of the great design or because of special features no other phone has. It's simply the concentrated focus on low-price and really strong hardware. In...

Expert review by : Alex Walker-Todd (trustedreviews.com)

Pocophone F1 Review | Trusted Reviews

 

The Pocophone F1 uses affordable design, access to Xiaomi's manufacturing might and powerful internals to compete with flagships for a fraction of the price

Excellent value for money ; Superb performance ; Fantastic battery life ; Decent cameras

MIUI for Poco will take some getting used to ; Thick bezels ; Plastic build ; No NFC

An easy buy for anyone who places performance, longevity and quality ahead of the aesthetics of conventional flagship phones.

Oct, 2018

Expert review by : Mike Lowe (pocket-lint.com)

Pocophone F1 initial review: Big battery, major processor, small price tag

 

Pocophone, eh, what's that? An off-shoot of Xiaomi, it seems the Chinese major has realised that not all potential customers throughout the world can say

Aug, 2018

Expert review by : Sudhanshu Singh (techradar.com)

Poco F1 review

 

Disrupting competition from day one

Super value for money ; Solid performance ; Great battery life

Not water-resistant ; Chunky bottom bezel ; Lacks Widevine L1 support

Nov, 2018

Expert review by : Shomik Sen Bhattacharjee (tech.firstpost.com)

Xiaomi POCO F1 Review: The best value for money smartphone you can buy

 

POCO F1 does not only kill all phones in the segment but also kills Xiaomi's own Mi A2.

Excellent Performance Good Display Excellent Battery life Poco launcher

Basic design Average Camera performance

If there's one thing that Xiaomi and POCO have surely done with the launch of the POCO F1, then that is announcing themselves to the world as a new force to reckon with in the flagship smartphone market. While the likes of Honor, Nokia, Motorola, Oppo...

Aug, 2018

Expert review by (expertreviews.co.uk)

Xiaomi Pocophone F1 review: Mid-range master currently on offer

 

Xiaomi storms into the UK for the very first time and the Pocophone F1 delivers a knockout blow to OnePlus

Stonkingly good value for money ; Colour-accurate screen ; Long-lasting battery life

No certified dust or water protection ; No NFC

Laughing in the face of four-figured smartphones, there’s simply no better phone for your money. Yes, its software experience could use some work, and its design won’t be drawing admiring glances on the morning commute, but who cares? If you crave...

Dec, 2018

Expert review by (expertreviews.co.uk)

Pocophone F1 specifications: The best phone you’ve never heard of?

 

The Pocophone F1 has flagship specs at a fraction of the price, so what's the catch?

We’ll update this piece when we have official UK pricing.

Sep, 2018
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