The Pocophone F1 Armored Edition will soon cost quite a bit less

The Pocophone F1 Armored Edition will soon cost quite a bit less
The OnePlus 6T may be the best budget alternative when it comes to the premium flagship segment, but when consumers are simply looking for flagship-like performance, Xiaomi’s Pocophone F1 is gradually turning into the go-to phone.

In most markets, this particular smartphone is available in three finishes: Graphite Black, Steel Blue, and Kevlar. But at the moment, the latter variant, which is known as the Pocophone F1 Armored Edition, is only available with 8GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage. However, according to information obtained by MySmartPrice, this could soon change.

Reportedly, Xiaomi will be expanding the availability of its Armored Edition to include the base 6/64GB model and the mid-tier 6/128GB version. As Kevlar provides a slightly more premium feel than the basic plastic finish, though, it’ll cost slightly more than the regular versions – they usually retail for around $375 and $450 respectively.

While Xiaomi hasn’t yet made an announcement on the matter, it’s claimed that European markets will be the first to receive the new version followed by consumers in Asia. However, availability in the US is unsurprisingly not mentioned.

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Pocophone F1
  • Display 6.2" 1080 x 2246 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 20 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Octa-core, 2800 MHz
  • Storage 256 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 4000 mAh

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2 Comments

1. NateAdam8

Posts: 435; Member since: Feb 17, 2012

They most likely just don't want to be scrutinized like Huawei.

2. rouyal

Posts: 1573; Member since: Jan 05, 2018

I can hear the baby android birds: cheap cheap! cheap cheap!

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