After the April launch of the POCO F4 GT, the Xiaomi brand is preparing to launch two more models in this series- Poco F4 and Poco F4 Pro. The new series is almost close to its debut as we have sufficient material on its first real photos and confirmed specifications The company has not announced what will be Poco F4 release date in India. However, we believe they are on their way. The sources that the Poco F4 and F4 Pro launch in India might happen in June 2022. It is on the basis of a hint received from Poco India exe Anuj. Here is the tweet!
Poco F4 series might launch next month in India hints Poco India exe.
Is the Poco F4 release date globally happening soon?
Though there has been no official news on the POCO F4 release date in India but leaks say it should be Sunday, June 19, 2022. In the meantime, we have news on its launch on the global front too.
The vanilla version of POCO F4 GT, POCO F4 was recently spotted on the TRDA certification site in UAE. This gives rise to speculations that the Poco F4 release is getting planned for an international launch.
On the TRDA listing, one can make out POCO F4 5G having model number 22021211RG model number. Earlier it was spotted on the NBTC certification site as well as Geekbench. Few key Poco F4 specs were revealed from the certificate. Here are some confirmed and a few rumored specs of POCO F4 5G.
What are Poco F4 specifications and features?
Check out the first images shared on the internet, a prototype of the Poco F4 Pro variant
Poco F4 Display
The Poco F4 is an upcoming smartphone that offers a beautiful balance of practicality and aesthetics. This lightweight, slim, and the attractive phone will be available in various colour combinations. The phone is said to have a 6.67-inch (16.94-cm) Super AMOLED display with a screen resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels, with 395 PPI.
Poco F4 Processor specifications
The phone’s Octa-core (1×3.2 GHz Kryo 585 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 585 & 4×1.80 GHz Kryo 585) Qualcomm SM8250-AC Snapdragon 870 5G CPU provides speedier and lag-free performance whether viewing movies, playing demanding graphics games or browsing the web.
Furthermore, the smartphone will include 6 GB of RAM, allowing you to switch between apps without interruption. It may also have 64 GB of internal storage, allowing you to save all of your songs, movies, games, and other stuff without worrying about storage issues.
Poco’s future smartphone is expected to arrive with MIUI 13 based on Android 12. It may also have a 4520 mAh battery, which will allow you to use the smartphone for extended periods for gaming, listening to music, watching films, and other activities without bothering about battery loss.
Poco F4 camera specifications
Although the smartphone has a single-camera setup, however, it has three lenses- 48 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), PDAF, 8 MP, f/2.2, (ultrawide), 5 MP, and 50mm (macro). There are two shooting modes as well- Continuous Shooting and High Dynamic Range mode (HDR). These modes will help you enhance your photography skills. Features such as Video Recording, Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face Recognition, and Touch to Focus may be included in the rear camera arrangement. The front camera is expected to be 20 MP.
The smartphone will support 5G (however, the 5G network has not rolled out in India), 4G (which supports Indian bands), 3G, and 2G. It is packed with Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz, Bluetooth v5.1, and Mobile Hotspot. Furthermore, detectors on the smartphone may include an accelerometer, gyroscope, compass, and colour spectrum. Other communication features may include NFC, USB Type-C, Global Positioning System (GPS), etc.
The dimensions of the Poco F4 are expected to be 163.7 mm x 76.4 mm x 7.8 mm, with a weight of approximately 196 grams. The Poco F4 might be launched in Blue, Red, Purple, and White colour.
Poco’s obsession with side-mounted fingerprint sensors suggests that the Poco F4 will have one as well.
Poco F4 Pro Specifications
The POCO F4 Pro, with its strong CPU and 8GB RAM, plus an extensive battery arrangement, will keep you running all day. Photographers may also rely on the smartphone to capture gorgeous moments in detail and preserve them within the 128GB internal storage capacity.
Poco F4 Pro Display
The POCO F4 Pro has a 6.67-inch AMOLED display with a resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels, a viewing angle of 20:9, and a pixel resolution of 395 PPI. The phone also has a bezel-free Capacitive Touchscreen with a punch-hole in the centre that houses the front camera.
The phone’s Octa-core (3 GHz, Single core, Kryo 585 + 2.42 GHz, Tri core, Kryo 585 + 1.8 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 585) Qualcomm SM8250-AC Snapdragon 870 5G CPU will make the phone perform like a beast! It is also powered by Adreno 620 Graphics Chip.
Moreover, the smartphone will also include 8 GB of RAM, allowing you to switch between the apps, and play games smoothly.
Furthermore, the smartphone will include 6 GB of RAM, allowing you to switch between apps without interruption. It may also have 128GB of internal storage, allowing you to save all of your movies, songs, games, and other stuff without worrying about storage issues.
Poco’s future smartphone is expected to arrive with MIUI 13 based on Android 12. It may also include a 4700 mAh battery, allowing you to use the smartphone for extended periods of time for gaming, listening to songs, binge-watching your favourite shows, and other activities without worrying about battery drain. It is also equipped with Fast Charging which will help you charge the phone in a short span of time.
Poco F4 Pro camera specifications
The POCO F4 Pro has a triple camera module on the back. It has a 48MP main camera, an 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens, and a 5MP macro camera. Continuous Shooting, HDR mode, ISO Control, Exposure Compensation, Digital Zoom, and Face Detection are the key highlights of this full camera system. At the front, there is a single 20MP primary camera that takes excellent selfies.
The smartphone will support 5G (however, the 5G network has not rolled out in India), 4G (which supports Indian bands), 3G, and 2G. It is packed with Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz, Bluetooth v5.1, and Mobile Hotspot. Furthermore, sensors on the smartphone may include a Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, and colour spectrum. Other communication features may include NFC, USB Type-C, Global Positioning System (GPS), etc.
Poco’s obsession with side-mounted fingerprint sensors suggests that both Poco F4 and Poco F4 Pro will have one as well.
What will be Poco F4 price?
The official debut of the new POCO F4 and Poco F4 Pro is away in a few weeks. The Poco F4 leaks hint at a June 2022 launch. We have to wait and see if they get a global launch, however, people are waiting for this news.
Poco F4 Pro price in India is speculated to hover around $445/Rs 25,990 as per 91mobiles for the base 128GB / 8GB variant.
Poco F4 price is speculated to hover around $270/Rs 13,990 for the base 128GB / 8GB variant. It will not be a huge upgrade from its predecessor Poco F3.
Are Poco F4 and Poco F4 Pro rebranded versions of Redmi K40S and Redmi K50 Pro?
Poco F4 series listing has been found on the NBTC (Korean Communications Commission) and the Indian variant is registered in the IMEI database. As per the NBTC screenshot, the model registered with NBTC as POCO F4 is “22021211RG” (G stands here for Global). It is speculated that POCO F4 might be rebranded version of Redmi K40S that got released in China with model number “22021211RC”. Poco F4 Pro is rumored to be rebranded version of the recently launched Redmi K50 Pro.
Summing It Up
While not a formal announcement, the company’s Head of Product Marketing, Angus Kai Ho Ng, told Tech Advisor confidentially before the F4 GT debut that we should “keep tuned” for news on a standard version of the POCO F4 series smartphone. It is only a matter of a few days before we come to know. Till then let us keep our fingers crossed if we are planning to buy.
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