POCO F6 Smartphone Launched Globally, Including India: Hands-Free Gesture Control, Starting at ₹29,999

Xiaomi’s Indian sub-brand POCO has launched the POCO F6 series in the global market, including India. This series includes the POCO F6 and POCO F6 Pro smartphones, now available for purchase worldwide. In India, the POCO F6 will be available starting May 29, while details for the POCO F6 Pro’s Indian release are yet to be announced.

The POCO F6 features Smart Sensing AON for gesture control, Smart Lock Detection, Smart AOD, and Smart Rotating Screen. Both phones come in three variants, with the POCO F6 priced starting at ₹29,999 and the POCO F6 Pro at $499 (approximately ₹41,537). They are available in green, black, and titanium colors, with a ₹2,000 instant discount on ICICI bank card purchases.

Poco F6 will have Black, Titanium and Green color options

POCO F6 Series Pricing and Variants

The POCO F6 series includes three variants with different pricing:

  • 8GB RAM + 256GB Storage: ₹29,999
  • 12GB RAM + 256GB Storage: ₹31,999
  • 12GB RAM + 512GB Storage: ₹33,999
Poco F6 Pro comes with Black and White color options.

POCO F6 Pro Series Pricing and Variants

The POCO F6 Pro comes in three variants with the following prices:

  • 12GB RAM + 256GB Storage: $499 (approximately ₹41,537)
  • 12GB RAM + 512GB Storage: $549 (approximately ₹45,700)
  • 16GB RAM + 1TB Storage: $629 (approximately ₹52,353)
Poco F6: Smart Sensing AON

POCO F6: Smart Sensing AON Features

The POCO F6 introduces Smart Sensing AON with several innovative features:

  • POCO AI Air Gesture: Control your smartphone with hand gestures without touching the screen.
  • Smart Lock Detection: Automatically locks the screen when the user is not nearby, enhancing security.
  • Smart AOD (Always-On Display): The AON camera remains active when the screen is off, turning on the display upon detecting the user’s face.
  • Smart Rotating Screen: Adjusts the screen rotation based on the direction of the user’s face for a seamless viewing experience.
Poco F6: Specifications

Poco F6: Specifications

Display: The Poco F6 features a 6.67-inch AMOLED screen with a 1.5K resolution. It boasts 2400 nits peak local brightness, Dolby Vision, HDR10+ support, operates at a 480Hz touch sampling rate, utilizes 2160Hz PWM technology, and functions at a 120Hz refresh rate. The screen is protected by Gorilla Glass Victus.

Camera: Poco’s mobile is equipped with a dual rear camera setup for photography, including a 50MP primary camera with 8MP ultrawide sensor capable of 4K 60fps video recording. For selfies and video calling, there’s a 20MP front camera.

Processor: For overall performance, the phone relies on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8S General 3 chipset built on a 4nm process, clocked up to 3Ghz, accompanied by Adreno 735 GPU. Additionally, the phone incorporates a 4800mm² Poco Iceloop system, providing three times better cooling than other phones, as claimed by the company.

Operating System: Based on Android 14, the smartphone runs on Hyper OS, ensuring three years of software updates and four years of security updates.

Battery: Powering the device is a 5000mAh battery for extended usage, supported by 90W wired charging.

Other Connectivity Features: For mobile network connectivity, it supports dual SIM 5G, 4G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and covers 15 5G bands. Moreover, the device includes dual stereo speakers, Dolby Atmos, water and dust protection with an IP64 rating, and options like an in-display fingerprint sensor.

Poco F6 Pro: Specifications

Poco F6 Pro: Specifications

Display: The Poco F6 Pro boasts a 6.67-inch WQHD+ Fluid AMOLED display with a 2K resolution, operating at a 120Hz refresh rate. The screen is protected by Gorilla Glass Victus for added durability.

Processor and OS: For performance, this phone is equipped with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset, capable of operating at speeds up to 3.19GHz. It features an X-axis linear vibration motor. The Poco F6 Pro model runs on HyperOS based on Android 14.

Storage: The device supports 16GB of RAM and 1TB of internal storage for ample memory capacity.

Camera: For photography, the device features a triple camera setup on the rear panel. It includes a 50MP primary lens with OIS technology, a 2MP macro lens, and a 12MP ultra-wide-angle sensor. For selfies and video calling, there’s a 16MP camera on the front. The device offers numerous AI features like object eraser for enhanced photography.

Battery: The device is powered by a 5000mAh battery and supports 120W charging technology for fast charging.
Other Features: The phone includes an in-display fingerprint sensor, dual SIM support for 5G and 4G networks, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB Type-C port, IR blaster, flicker sensor, Dolby Atmos, stereo dual speakers, and more.

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