POCO F4 5G has been unveiled in India and global markets today. It is the successor to the POCO F1 that debuted way back in 2018. The latest offering is also the third device in the brand’s F-series. POCO has also announced the X4 GT alongside the F4 5G. Notably, the POCO F4 5G is a slightly rebranded version of the Redmi K40S in China.
The POCO F4 5G sports a 6.67-inch centre-aligned punch-hole E4 AMOLED display. It bears an FHD+ resolution, a 120Hz refresh rate, 1,300 nits peak brightness, and support for HDR10+ and Dolby Vision. Design-wise, the smartphone features a gradient back panel housing a rectangular camera module. The power button doubles up as a fingerprint scanner and the device is IP53 certified water-resistant.
On the imaging front, the POCO F4 5G features triple rear cameras. The setup comprises a 64MP primary lens with OIS support, an 8MP wide-angle sensor, and a 2MP depth unit. On the front, there is a 20MP selfie snapper.
Under the hood, the POCO F4 5G houses a Snapdragon 870 processor. The chipset is coupled with up to 12GB LPDDR5 RAM and 256GB UFS 3.1 storage. For heat dissipation, there is a LiquidCool 2.0 technology comprising of a vapour chamber and a 7-layer graphite sheet. The POCO F4 5G draws its power from a 4,500mAh battery unit with support for 67W fast charging. Software-wise, it ships with MIUI 13 based on Android 12 out of the box.
Connectivity options on the POCO F4 5G include a USB-C port, 3.5mm jack, WiFi, Bluetooth 5.2, 5G, 4G, and GPS.
POCO F4 5G Specifications
- 2G bands: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
- 3G bands: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
- 4G bands: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 38, 40, 41
- 5G bands: 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41, 77, 78 SA/NSA
- Speed: HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A, 5G
- Announced: 2022, June 23
- Status: Exp. release 2022, June 27
- Dimensions: 163.2 x 76 x 7.7 mm (6.43 x 2.99 x 0.30 in)
- Weight: 195 g (6.88 oz)
- Build: Glass front (Gorilla Glass 5), glass back
- Colors: Moonlight Silver, Night Black, Nebula Green
- SIM: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
- IP53, dust and splash resistant
- Type: AMOLED, 120Hz, HDR10+, Dolby Vision, 900 nits (HBM), 1300 nits (peak)
- Size: 6.67 inches, 107.4 cm2 (~86.6% screen-to-body ratio)
- Resolution: 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~395 ppi density)
- Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 5
- Android 12, MIUI 13 for POCO
- Chipset: Qualcomm SM8250-AC Snapdragon 870 5G (7 nm)
- CPU: Octa-core (1×3.2 GHz Kryo 585 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 585 & 4×1.80 GHz Kryo 585)
- GPU: Adreno 650
- Memory Card slot: No
- Internal: 128GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 12GB RAM
- UFS 3.1
- Main Camera: Triple
- 64 MP, f/1.8, (wide) 1/2.0″, 0.7µm, PDAF, OIS
- 8 MP, f/2.2, 119˚ (ultrawide), 1/4.0″, 1.12µm
- 2 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
- Features: LED flash, HDR, panorama
- Video: [email protected]/60fps, [email protected]/60fps
- Selfie Camera: Single – 20 MP, f/2.5, (wide), 1/3.06″, 1.0µm
- Video: [email protected]
- Radio: No
- Loudspeaker: Yes, with stereo speakers
- Audio 3.5mm jack: No
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
- Bluetooth: 5.2, A2DP, LE
- GPS: Yes, with A-GPS. Up to dual-band: GLONASS (1), BDS (2), GALILEO (2), QZSS (2), NavIC
- NFC: Yes (market/region dependent)
- Infrared port: Yes
- USB: USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go
- Sensors: Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
- Battery Type and Capacity: Li-Po 4500 mAh, non-removable
- Charging: Fast charging 67W, 100% in 38 min (advertised)
- Power Delivery 3.0
- Quick Charge 3+
POCO F4 5G Price and Availability
The POCO F4 5G’s 6GB + 128GB model costs Rs 27,999 whereas the 8GB + 128GB cost Rs 29,999. The 8GB + 256GB model carries a price tag of Rs 33,999. As a part of the introductory offer, the above RAM and storage configurations are available at Rs 23,999, Rs 25,999, and Rs 29,999 respectively.
The smartphone is offered in Nebula Green and Night Black colours. POCO is also providing a 2-year warranty period on the purchase of the F4 5G. It will go on sale in the country starting June 27th from Flipkart.