Xiaomi sold over 700,000 Poco F1 (Pocophone F1) units in around 90 days

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Update (January 18):

New update for Poco F1 has been announced. Does it bring Widevine L1? Check out the story here.

Update (January 14):

Are you waiting for the Poco F1 Widevine L1 support, well, here’s why you shouldn’t get your hopes too high.

Update (January 08):

Team Poco has confirmed some important details related to Poco F1 bugs/issues and new features. The battery drain and touch issues have been fixed internally and will be available in next update. In addition, features like 960FPS slo-mo and Night mode are coming as well.

The company has also confirmed the 4K 60FPS recording feature is coming, and have asked for details from those facing PUBG issues. Catch the complete story here.

Update (December 29):

Poco F1 Widevine L1 support gets delayed, 4K 60FPS recording in final testing. Check out latest Poco F1 feedback shared by the company here.

Original story follows:

Good news for fans of Xiaomi’s Poco brand. The company has announced that they have sold over 700,000 Poco F1 phones in a time span of over 3 months. The news came courtesy of Manu Kumar Jain, who is Global VP and India MD at Xiaomi.

This announcement is the final masterstroke of Poco’s #3MasterStrokes series. The first and second can be seen below.

https://twitter.com/IndiaPOCO/status/1069516224265154560
https://twitter.com/IndiaPOCO/status/1069842406626025473

This milestone achieves significance given that Poco F1 is the first device from the Poco brand, which was launched by Xiaomi earlier this year to counter the likes of OnePlus. The brand offers premium level specs at affordable rates.

Poco’s rivalry with OnePlus clearly came to fore when Xiaomi put billboards at the OnePlus 6T launch venue asking attendees to “do the math” when it comes to the pricing comparison between the 6T and Poco F1.

https://twitter.com/chyprashant/status/1057599139800866817

Like its competitors in the market, Poco F1 has also been marred with bugs and issues ever since its launch. We at PiunikaWeb covered several of these problems plaguing the Snapdragon 845 powered device time and over again. What’s however good is that the brand has been quick to resolve many of the issues.

One thing – we believe – that makes Poco stand out of the usual players in the smartphone market is the importance it gives to user interaction and feedback. Pocophone’s global head of product Jai Mani has been quite active on Twitter doing exactly this, and that’s partly the reason behind Poco’s increasing fan following.

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Himanshu Arora

My interest in technology and writing started back in 2010. Since then, I have written for many leading publications, including Computerworld, GSMArena, TechSpot, HowtoForge, LinuxJournal, and MakeTechEasier to name a few. Here at PiunikaWeb, my work involves covering on daily basis the biggest tech stories as well as scoops that you won't find anywhere else.