Xiaomi’s performance brand bet has paid off. POCO F1 is now the largest-selling phone, priced at above Rs 15,000, crossing OnePlus 6, which is now in the second spot.
This was shared by Manu Kumar Jain, MD of Xiaomi India, who was quoting from a market analysis report made by IDC. According to the IDC report, in Q4 2018, POCO F1 had a 22.4 per cent market share and OnePlus had a 17.9 per cent market share in the online space.
Manu Jain also announced that the company will be giving away one POCO F1 phone for people who retweet and mention why they love the phone.
The Champion of Speed doesn’t settle for 2nd place. Nor should you!
— Manu Kumar Jain (@manukumarjain) March 27, 2019
One of the main USPs of the POCO F1 is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC, which is found in high-end flagship phones. Apart from being the cheapest phone (starting under Rs 20,000) to sport the SD 845 processor, POCO F1 is loaded with a 4,000 mAh battery, a 6.18-inch FHD+ screen, 12MP + 5MP dual rear camera and 20MP front camera along with up to 8GB RAM and 256GB storage.
Currently, Xiaomi sells the largest number of phones in India, followed by Samsung and Vivo.
The other phones having the 845 processor are:
Asus Zenfone 5z (₹24999)
Samsung Galaxy S9 (₹45000)
OnePlus 6T (₹37999)
Vivo NEX (₹39999)