POCO F1 to get 960 FPS slow-motion video recording soon, support for 4K 60 FPS video recording coming next month

Xiaomi sub-brand POCO launched the POCO F1 back in August last year. The smartphone comes with a dual camera setup at the back which includes one 12 MP snapper and one 5 MP snapper. Well, these cameras will be getting some new features soon.

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The POCO F1 will be getting the 960 FPS slow-motion video recording feature in the coming two weeks. This feature has been already rolled out to POCO F1 through a beta build, but it will now be rolled out through stable build to all users of POCO F1.

This news come through Manmohan Chandolu who’s the General Manager of POCO India. And, in addition to 960 FPS slow-motion video recording, Chandolu said that this stable build will also bring in Night Mode to the POCO F1. Besides, the update will also bring in battery optimizations and a fix for the touch issue.

After POCO rolls out 960 FPS slow-motion video recording and Night Mode, it will also be rolling out support for 4K video recording at 60 FPS. At present, the POCO F1 only supports 4K video recording at 30 FPS. This feature will be rolled out sometime in February.

Besides, Chandolu also said that they are currently working with their partners to provide Widevine L1 certification to POCO F1 so that users can finally stream videos on Netflix and similar services in HD.

POCO F1 Specifications

  • CPU: 2.8 GHz Snapdragon 845 octa-core processor
  • RAM: 6/8 GB LPDDR4X
  • GPU: Adreno 630
  • Operating System: MIUI 10 based on Android 9.0 Pie
  • Display: 6.18-inch Full-HD+ (2246 x 1080 pixels) IPS display with 18.7:9 aspect ratio, 1500:1 contrast ratio and 403 ppi pixel density
  • Rear Camera: 12 MP (1.4μm pixel size, f/1.9 aperture) dual pixel auto-focus + 5 MP (1.2μm pixel size, f/2.0 aperture) with Portrait Mode, HDR, AI Beauty Mode, AI Scene Detection, EIS for video recording, and, dual LED flash
  • Front Camera: 20 MP Super Pixel with f/2.0 aperture, AI Portrait Mode, AI Scene Detection
  • Internal Storage: 64/128 GB UFS 2.1 (with 6 GB RAM), 256 GB UFS 2.1 (with 8 GB RAM)
  • External Storage: Expandable via microSD card
  • SIM: Dual Hybrid Slot
  • Connectivity: 4G VoLTE, GPS, Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, 3.5 mm headphone jack, USB Type-C
  • Other: Fingerprint Scanner, IR Face Unlock, LiquiCool Technology
  • Colors: Graphite Black, Steel Blue, Rosso Red, Armored Edition (available in 6/128 and 8/256 memory configuration)
  • Battery: 4000 mAh with Quick Charge 3.0

POCO F1 Price in India and Availability

  • POCO F1 (6 GB RAM + 64 GB storage): ₹19,999
  • POCO F1 (6 GB RAM + 128 GB storage): ₹22,999
  • POCO F1 (8 GB RAM + 256 GB storage): ₹27,999
  • POCO F1 Armoured Edition (6 GB RAM + 128 GB storage): ₹23,999
  • POCO F1 Armoured Edition (8 GB RAM + 256 GB storage): ₹28,999
  • Availability: Available on Mi.com and Flipkart

Do check out our POCO F1 review if you are planning to buy one.

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