POCO, the independent Xiaomi brand, has officially announced the new POCO F4 GT, a gaming smartphone equipped with a powerful Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor, a flat AMOLED display with 120Hz refresh rate, pop-up magnetic triggers and HyperCharge charging system at 120W. Also announced on POCO Watch and earphones POCO Buds Pro Genshin Impact Edition.
POCO F4 GT
Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8 Gen 1, made in a 4nm process, is a 3.0 GHz octa-core processor supported by 8/12 GB RAM of LPDDR5 typewhich offers shorter load times, and 128 / 256GB of UFS 3.1 storage space. To keep temperatures always low, allowing you to operate at maximum performance even for prolonged use times, the POCO F4 GT is equipped with LiquidCool Technology 3.0a system of double VC cooling of 4,860 mm².
The 4,700mAh battery can be fully charged in just 17 minutes thanks to the 120W HyperCharge charging system. When recharged during a gaming session, the battery can go from 2% to 100% in approximately 27 minutes. Furthermore, the battery life can be optimally preserved thanks to the AdaptiveCharge function which prevents the battery from overcharging in the transition from 80% to 100% during the night.
One of the main features of this smartphone are the pop-up magnetic triggers that allow you to handle 1.5 million pressures and have been tested on more than 100 well-known video games, ensuring stability, responsiveness and durability. Triggers can also be used to trigger the camera, screen recording or flashlight. To offer the best in haptic feedback as well, the POCO F4 GT integrates the CyberEngineone of the best linear motors available on Android smartphones, offering more vibration varieties.
The display is a 6.67-inch flat AMOLED 10-bit TrueColor with 480Hz touch sampling rate, ideal for immediate response during gaming, and 120Hz refresh rate. The F4 GT’s display, POCO claims, has set and equaled 15 performance records from Display Mate and is rated as an A + screen.
For added peace of mind after purchase, POCO has also added a premium after-sales service that offers a free screen repair within the first 6 months after purchase. Additionally, users will have a two-month subscription included with YouTube Premium
- display: 6.67-inch Full HD + 20: 9 OLED, refresh rate up to 120Hz, Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection
- chip: Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen1 with LiquidCool Technology 3.0
- memories: 8/12 GB of LPDDR5 RAM, 128/256 GB of UFS 3.1 storage
- three rear:
- Sony IMX686 64MP wide-angle lens and f / 1.9 aperture
- 8MP ultra wide angle lens with f / 2.2 aperture
- 2 MP macro with f / 2.4 aperture
- 4K video up to 60 fps
- Front: 20MP Sony IMX596 with f / 2.4 aperture
- three rear:
- connectivity: dual SIM, 5G 2×2 MIMO, Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS, Glonass, Galileo, NFC, USB-C, IR emitter
- unlock: in display with ultrasonic sensor
- drums: 4,700 mAh, GaN fast charging at 120 watts
- audio: four symmetrical speakers, Dolby Atmos
- interface: MIUI 13 based on Android 12
- size And weight: 162.5 x 76.7 x 8.5 mm, 210 grams
PRICES AND AVAILABILITY
POCO F4 GT will be available both on the official website and on Amazon in three color variants: Stealth Black, Knight Silver and Cyber Yellow, starting at 3:00 pm on April 26:
- 8GB + 128GB: recommended retail price at € 599.90
- 12GB + 256GB: recommended retail price of € 699.90
Obviously, as usual, the Early Bird prices could not be missing:
POCO F4 GT, until 11.59 pm on 04/29:
- 8GB + 128GB: € 499.90
- 12GB + 256GB: € 599.90
LITTLE BUDS PRO GHENSHIN IMPACT
POCO also announced a Genshin Impact version of the POCO Buds Pro earphones which, starting from the start, will offer fans of the popular title notifications via the voice of the iconic character Klee. The case is inspired by Klee’s backpack.
POCO Buds Pro Genshin Impact Edition earphones use artificial intelligence for automatically adjust noise canceling settings (up to 35dB) based on the surrounding noise level and the user’s daily routine. During calls, each earbud can deliver crisp, clear audio even in the noisiest environments thanks to an advanced AI algorithm.
Each sound has been fine-tuned and refined by audio professionals to create a dynamic experience. The 9mm composite dynamic driver ensures better sound quality and the earphones’ in-ear detection function pauses the audio when removed. The earbuds are also water resistant with IPX4 certification which protects them from damage from rain, sweat and splashes.
The charging case can offer up to 28 hours of battery life and be charged wirelessly, while the buds can be charged in 10 minutes or about an hour wirelessly. The earbuds can also connect to two devices at the same time thanks to Bluetooth 5.2 connectivity.
The POCO Buds Pro Genshin Impact Edition will be available from April 26th in the color Red to a suggested retail price of € 69.99, exclusively on po.co
POCO Watch is POCO’s first smartwatch specifically dedicated to fitness enthusiasts. Available in different colors, POCO Watch has a 1.6-inch AMOLED touch display with 320×320 pixel resolution, a density of 301 PPI and an ultra-thin bezel. The dimensions are 39.1×34.4×9.98mm for 31 grams of weight. Maximum customization thanks to over 100 watch faces available.
To better monitor your sports progress, the GPS Multi-system offers great accuracy, all together with the use of over 100 operating modes installed. POCO Watch can also detect when a user is doing multiple activities together and, thanks to the sleep monitoring function, check blood oxygen levels. POCO Watch has Bluetooth 5.0 connectivity, accelerometer, gyroscope, compass and a 225mAh battery which offers up to 14 days of rechargeable battery life via a magnetic connector.
POCO Watch will be available in three colors, Black, Blue and Ivory, at a suggested retail price of € 99.99, via the official po.co and Amazon channels starting April 26. Until 11.59 pm on April 29thPOCO Watch will be sold on po.co and Amazon, al early bird price of € 69.99.
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