Experience Unprecedented Power: POCO launches F6 5G with Snapdragon 8s Gen 3 Processor

Marks the India Debut of the Snapdragon® 8s Gen 3 processor

Equipped with the advanced POCO Ice loop cooling technology, which is three times more efficient than conventional VC cooling methods

Incorporates Wildboost 3.0 technology, optimizing gaming performance and power efficiency

Boasts a 6.67-inch AMOLED display with a 1.5K resolution and support for 68 billion+ colors

Equipped with a 50 MP Sony OIS+EIS and a 20MP Selfie Camera

AON (Always-On) debuts on the POCO F6 5G, introducing air gestures for controlling the content without touching the screen

Equipped with a powerful 90W Turbo Charging along with a 5000mAh Battery
Available at INR 25,999* for 8+256GB, INR 27,999* for 12+256GB and INR 29,999* for 12+512 GB on Flipkart

Bengaluru, 23rd May 2024: Committed to revolutionizing the flagship smartphone experience in the mid-range segment for GenZ trendsetters, POCO today upgraded its F series with the launch of F6 5G in India at a high voltage event held in New Delhi. The POCO F6 5G marks the India debut of the most awaited Snapdragon® 8s Gen 3 processor and has been crafted to exclusively delight GenZ gamers, photography enthusiasts, and tech lovers alike.

The POCO F series has uniquely positioned itself in the smartphone market, delivering top-tier performance at an affordable price. It has become a symbol of accessible innovation, continually redefining expectations for mid-range phones. Upholding this tradition, the POCO F6 5G is engineered to be the most performance-centric smartphone POCO has ever introduced.

Himanshu Tandon, Country Head of POCO India, shared his excitement about the launch and said, “We are thrilled to introduce the POCO F6 5G, a device that is much more than just a smartphone. It’s a game-changer, a pocket-sized revolution, powered by the Snapdragon 8s Gen 3 processor. With the POCO F6 5G, we are setting out to rewrite the rules of the mid-range smartphone segment, catering to the audacious, the fearless, and the young at heart. Our rise to the No. 6 position among top Android brands in India, as validated by the latest IDC report, reflects our remarkable growth story. But we are not stopping here. The launch of the POCO F6 5G marks a significant milestone in our journey of pushing boundaries and we are ready to surpass expectations.”

Performance & Storage

The POCO F6 5G is equipped with the powerful Snapdragon 8s Gen3 processor, which boasts state-of-the-art 4nm process technology. The processor configuration includes 1 Cortex X4 core running at 3.0 GHz, 4 Cortex A720 cores running at 2.8 GHz, and 3 Cortex A520 cores running at 2.0 GHz. This combination ensures exceptional performance and responsiveness for a wide range of tasks, from gaming to multitasking. In terms of graphics, the POCO F6 5G features the Adreno 735 GPU, delivering stunning visuals and smooth gameplay.

The innovative Ice loop cooling technology – three times more efficient than conventional VC cooling methods – keeps the device cool even during intensive usage. With a 4800mm² heat dissipation area, the POCO F6 5G’s cooling technology helps maintain optimal performance and prevents overheating.

The POCO F6 5G also impresses with its memory options, available in two variants: 8GB RAM with 256GB storage and 12GB RAM with 512GB storage. This ample memory capacity ensures seamless multitasking and provides ample space for storing apps, games, photos, and videos. The device utilizes flagship LPDDR5X RAM and UFS 4.0 storage technology, further enhancing its performance and data transfer speeds. This combination allows for faster app launches, smoother multitasking, and quicker file transfers. Additionally, the POCO F6 5G incorporates Wildboost 3.0 technology, optimizing gaming performance and power efficiency. This feature intelligently manages system resources to deliver a smooth and efficient gaming experience.

Display & Design

The POCO F6 5G showcases a 6.67-inch AMOLED display with a 1.5K resolution and support for 68 billion+ colors, delivering stunningly vibrant visuals perfect for gaming, streaming, and everyday use. The screen-to-body ratio of the POCO F6 5G is an impressive 94.27% and supports a high refresh rate of 120Hz, a touch sampling rate of 240Hz and 480Hz for gaming, and an instantaneous touch sampling rate of 2160Hz, ensuring smooth and fluid scrolling, animations, and gameplay. The display is protected by Corning® Gorilla® Glass Victus, providing durability and resistance against scratches and accidental drops.

To enhance the visual experience, the POCO F6 5G supports Dolby Vision® and HDR 10+, offering vivid and lifelike colors with enhanced contrast and dynamic range. The POCO F6 5G boasts TÜV Rheinland triple certification, guaranteeing enhanced eye comfort, safety, and top-notch display quality for extended usage. The device has a sleek and compact design, with a thickness of 7.8mm and 179g weight.

Camera

The POCO F6 5G is equipped with a powerful 50 MP Sony OIS+EIS camera with a large aperture of f/1.59 and the IMX882 sensor that delivers exceptional image quality. The inclusion of OIS (Optical Image Stabilization) and EIS (Electronic Image Stabilization) ensures stable and shake-free images. Additionally, the device features an 8MP ultra wide-angle camera with the Sony IMX355 sensor, providing a wide field of view of 119° for capturing expansive landscapes and group photos.

POCO F6 5G is designed to elevate the user’s photography experience, the POCO F6 5G’s rear camera comes with an array of advanced photography features. These features include 2x In-sensor Lossless Zoom for capturing detailed shots even from a distance, Night Mode for clear and bright photos in low-light conditions, Motion Tracking Focus to capture moving subjects in sharp focus, and a versatile Portrait Mode equipped with Beautify, Depth Control, and Filters for creating professional-looking portraits. The inclusion of an AI Camera ensures intelligent scene recognition and optimization. POCO F6 5G also supports AI Image expansion, Magic eraser pro, AI Bokeh, Magic cutout and many more to experience. In terms of video, POCO F6 5G’s rear camera supports HDR10+ for capturing high dynamic range videos in 4K at 30fps, Dual Video for simultaneous recording from both the rear and front cameras. The device offers flexibility with various video recording resolutions, including 4K at 60fps, 4K at 30fps, 1080p at 60fps, 1080p at 30fps, and 720p at 30fps, catering to diverse recording needs.

The POCO F6 5G also features a 20MP Selfie Camera. It offers a range of photography features to enhance the quality and creativity of self-portraits. These features include AI Beautify Mode and various Filters that allow users to enhance their selfies and add artistic effects, ensuring that they always look their best in photos.

AON (Always-On) debuts on the POCO F6 5G, introducing air gestures for controlling the content without touching the screen. Users can accept or decline calls while watching Netflix, and benefit from a sensitive lock screen and screen rotation that aligns with face direction.

Battery & Audio

The POCO F6 5G is equipped with a powerful 90W Turbo Charging, allowing for the device’s fast charging. Additionally, the phone comes with a 120W Inbox Charger included in the package. The device uses a USB Type-C along with a 5000mAh (typ) Li-ion Polymer Battery. It also features Smart Charging technology, which optimizes the charging process to maximize battery life and efficiency. This helps prolong the overall lifespan of the battery and ensures that it remains in good condition over time.

Additionally, the phone offers an exceptional audio experience with Dolby Atmos®, dual stereo speakers, and Hi-Res Audio certification.

Security & Connectivity

POCO F6 5G runs on Xiaomi HyperOS based on Android 14, providing users with the latest features and security updates. This ensures a secure and up-to-date user experience, with the promise of three major Android updates and four years of security updates for long-term support and functionality.

In terms of connectivity, the device supports both 2.4GHz Wi-Fi and 5GHz Wi-Fi, offering dual-band Wi-Fi connectivity for enhanced wireless networking capabilities. Additionally, it is equipped with Bluetooth 5.4 and Wi-Fi 6 providing seamless connectivity with compatible devices. POCO F6 5G also supports DSDA (Dual SIM Dual Active), Smart SIM switch, etc. Delivering a holistic smartphone experience, the smartphone also includes NFC.

The POCO F6 5G features an in-display fingerprint sensor, allowing for secure and convenient unlocking of the device.

Market Availability and Price

POCO F6 5G will be accessible in the Indian market starting 29th May 2024, 12 PM available in two attractive colors – Titanium and Black, at an appealing price of INR 25,999* for 8+256GB, INR 27,999* for 12+256GB and INR 29,999*for 12+512 GB. The price is valid for the first day of sale and is inclusive of INR 2,000 Bank offers and INR 2,000 Product Exchange offers. Also, customers can benefit from a 1+1 year of warranty on the first day of sale.

First Day Offers:

INR 2,000 Instant Discount for ICICI Customers: ICICI Credit and Debit cardholders, as well as those opting for EMI transactions, can avail an instant discount of INR 2,000
Additional INR 2,000 Product Exchange Offer: Customers can also take advantage of an additional INR 2,000 product exchange offer, allowing them to trade in their current device for the POCO F6 5G
No Cost EMI: To provide greater flexibility, the POCO F6 5G is available with a no cost EMI option for up to 12 months
1+1 Warranty: Customers will receive a special offer, providing them with an extended warranty period of one additional year

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