22. August was quite an extraordinary day for the Indian smartphone market. At one, apparently more interesting end, we had Samsung launched Galaxy Note 9 . And at the other end, we had Xiaomi launch a new smartphone under a new strange sound signal called POCO. Surprisingly, since the smartphone everyone wants to know about is POCO F1. Not because it's the best smartphone you can get your hands on, but just because it's capable of redefining an entire smartphone segment by offering a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset at an unknown price of Rs 20,999.
So who is POCO F1 for and why is it like Honor, Motorola, Nokia and Samsung shakes in the boots?
POCO F1 trumps every other smartphone it's under Rs 25,000 in terms of performance, speed, and even battery life to such an extent that it seems like a no-brainer for any buyer. But contrary to what many people think it's, it's just not comparable to a budget flagship like OnePlus 6 or Asus ZenFone 5Z. Here's why!