Xiaomi Poco F4 in Kenya
The POCO F4 was announced on April 26th, 2022, and is available. It features an extensive and impressive 6.67-inch display, whose resolution is at ~395 PPI density. It packs a triple primary camera (64mp+8mp+2mp) at the rear at an impressive 20mmp selfie camera at the front. In terms of memory, the device comes loaded with an 8/12GB ram and 128/256 internal memory. It is sufficient for most users, considering the device does not have a slot for additional memory. POCO F4 comes packed with An Octa Core, Qualcomm SM8450 Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 (4 nm) processor. It gets powered by a 4,700mAh non-removable battery, alongside a 120W wired fast charger. Weighing 210g and measuring 162.5 x 76.7 x 8.5 mm, the POCO smartphone comes big and heavy, in a good way. In addition, the device is available in retail in three distinctive colors: Stealth Black, Knight Silver, and Cyber Yellow. It is available at Humtech Shop for Kes. 50500.
Xiaomi Poco F4 price and specs in Kenya
|Price In Kenya||Kes 50500|
|Display Size||6.6 inches|
|Resolution||1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~395 ppi density)|
|Operating System||Android 12, with MIUI 12 User InterfaceCover|
|Measurement||162.5 x 76.7 x 8.5 mm|
|Processor||Octa-core (1×3.00 GHz Cortex-X2 & 3×2.50 GHz Cortex-A710 & 4×1.80 GHz Cortex-A510)|
|Chipset||Qualcomm SM8450 Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 (4 nm)|
|SIM Card||Dual SIM (Nano Dual SIM stand-by)|
|Connectivity||GSM/ HSPA/ LTE 2G, 3G, 4G and 5G Networks|
|MicroSD Card Slot||Not suported|
|Main Camera||Triple Cameras :
48MP, f/1.9, 26mm (wide), 1/1.73″, 0.8µm, PDAF
8MP, 8 MP, f/2.2, 120˚ (ultra-wide)
2MP, 2 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
|Selfie Camera||20 MP, f/2.4, (wide), 1/2.0″, 0.8µm|
|Loudspeaker.||Installed, with 4 stereo speakers|
|USB Port||Yes, USB Type-C 2.0|
|Fingerprint sensor||Yesl, side-mounted|
|Other Sensors||Accelerometer, Compass, Virtual Proximity Sensing, gyro, compass, color spectrum|
|Charging||Fast Wired charging, 120W|
|Colours||Stealth Black, Knight Silver, Cyber Yellow|
Design, Build and Display
Design: POCO F4 features a premium look and feel metallic styled design with refined and subtle details. The futuristic design gets emphasized by the AG glass material, which provides a delicate feel in hand and a power boost at the same time. The unique camera design and décor at the rear are both exquisite and refreshing. As part of the design, POCO carefully and deliberately chose yellow, black, and silver as the main color variant one could pick for the device. The X-Factor RGB gaming, like on the camera deck at the phone’s rear, is also an outstanding feature, lighting up for incoming text messages, phone calls, and battery charging during gaming (turbo mode).
Build: the device measures 162.5 x 76.7 x 8.5 mm ans weighs 210g. The front is Glass front (Gorilla Glass Victus). The rear of the Xiaomi POCO F4 is glass. The edges are nicely curved, giving the device an excellent, sleek, ergonomic design. An aluminum frame protects the device around its edges. A punched notch accommodates the selfie camera.
Display: With a large 6.67-inch display, the POCO f4 does not disappoint regarding resolution, multi-touch, and overall screen performance. The resolution is an impressive 1080 x 2400 pixels (~395 ppi density). An AMOLED DisplayMate A+ Pro gives the best experience to users, especially pro gamers who seek superior screen viewing. With a refresh rate of 120Hz, DCI-P3 wide color gamut, 10 bit with over 1 billion colors, 5,000,000:1 contrast ratio, True Colour precision tuning, and MEMC (added frames for smoother viewing), the display on the PCO f4 is as good as they come. The display got optimized for use in low lighting, which helps reduce the discomfort most users feel when using their devices in the low light setting. The 1920Hz PWM dimming helps to protect your eyes without sacrificing image quality on the screen.
The device has a triple camera mounted on its rear. The primary camera on the POCO F4 consists of a 64MP with Sony IMX686See epic sights. The Sony IMX686 sensor enables the 64MP lens to produce high-quality image output in real-time. The ultra-high resolution makes it easier for post-processing and cropping. The primary camera gets supported by an 8 MP, f/2.2, 120˚ (ultrawide) camera and a 2 MP, f/2.4, (macro) camera. It features a Dual-LED flash, HDR, and panorama and captures 720p@960fps, 1080p cameras at 30fps, and 4K@30/60fps videos. The selfie camera has HDR features and captures 1080p@30/60fps and 720p@120fps for videos. The flicker Sensor on the camera deck at the back of the device sensor can achieve precise and zero-ripple pictures when capturing screens and lights.
Performance and Battery
Processor: The POCO f4 is a gaming device created with the avid gamer in mind. It runs on a 4,700 mAh battery. It supports fast charging and comes in the box with a 120W wired fast charger. For gamers who love to get back on the game as soon as possible, the fast enables recharge back to 100% in a record time of 17 minutes or less, depending on the battery level. You can equally charge the battery as you play along and still have it complete in less than 25 minutes.
POCO takes issues of smartphone space seriously. They set up 8-12 RAM for their T4 GT device. The 8GB device comes with 128GB of internal memory and 256GB for the device with 12GB RAM. It does not have the option for additional storage space, with no MicroSD slot on the device. As mentioned earlier, the POCO F4 got developed with a gamer in mind. It possesses a powerful Qualcomm SM8450 Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 (4 nm) chipset which is silently efficient and up to the task of whatever gets thrown at it. It is created for maximum performance and enables a 400% AI performance boost.
An Octa-core (1×3.00 GHz Cortex-X2 & 3×2.50 GHz Cortex-A710 & 4×1.80 GHz Cortex-A510) CPU and Adreno 730 Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) not only enable the user to multi-task but also work do heavy tasks as well as have a wonderful time playing mobile video games without the device lagging or stuttering. POCO’s Qualcomm’s first 4nm chip with next-generation CPU and GPU ensures optimized performance at minimal consumption. The Cortex-X2 prime core, up to 3.0 GHz, ensures up to a 20% CPU performance boost. The Adreno 730 enables faster graphics rendering and improved power efficiency.
Audio Quality and Speakers: The POCO device has symmetrical quad speakers installed, which have revolutionized sound quality in smartphones. A quad-speaker stereo is fitted with independent dual tweeters and dual woofers to provide unmatchable clarity and excellent stereo output. As a user, you with have an excellent experience whether you are playing your favorite game, streaming your much-anticipated video, or playing video games on the go. The POCO F4 is Triple sound quality certified, with a 3 MIC design for free game speech.
Battery: The POCO phone gets powered by a non-removable 4,700mAh battery. A 120W wired fast charger complements the large, Hypercharge battery. The Fast charge will get the battery complete with power at a rapid and incredible 17 minutes, thanks to the dual charge pump, dual-cell battery, and multi-tab winding technologies. The device smartly learns your charging routines at night to lengthen the battery life span. It will pause the charging at 80% as you rest and rapidly get fully charged before you start the new day.
Cooling System: While other devices heat up and log when put to task on gaming and multi-tasking, the POCO F4 got created for challenging moments. Installed on the device is the LiquidCool Technology. The sophisticated cooling system enables heat transfer from the device to the outside. The powerful temperature control mechanism enables the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset to perform to its true potential.
Connectivity and Networking
LTE / 5G technology has HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps speeds, LTE-A, and 5G. The Multi-Link 5.0 technology on the device always keeps the network fast and stable. Depending on the strength of the signal from the service provider, it can effortlessly switch to the optimal connection between a 5G cellular network and Wi-Fi network for a high-speed and stable online experience.