POCO F4 and POCO X4 GT: New power smartphones come with numerous improvements
While the POCO F4 is the successor of the popular F3 smartphone and shows selective improvements, the new POCO X4 GT presents itself as an exciting gaming device with fast 144 Hz dsplay, 5,080 mAh battery and 64 MP triple camera.
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The POCO F4 in detail: 120 Hz, 64-MP camera
The POCO F4 succeeds the also popular F3 in this country and comes up with some exciting innovations. POCO equips the smartphone with a 6.67-inch AMOLED display that comes with a Full HD+ resolution (2,400 x 1,080 pixels), a refresh rate of 120 Hz and an impressive peak brightness of 1,300 nits.
The 20:9 aspect ratio display also supports HDR 10+, offers a 360 Hz sampling rate and a contrast ratio of 5,000,000:1. Two Dolby Atmos certified speakers, provide dynamic and clear sound, contributing to an immersive experience.
The Snapdragon 870 from Qualcomm is used as the SoC. It is manufactured in a 7nm process and offers 3.2 GHz clock speed and fast 5G connectivity. The octa-core CPU is composed of one Cortex-A77 (up to 3.2 GHz), three Cortex-A77 (up to 2.42 GHz) and four Cortex-A55 (up to 1.8 GHz) cores.
Depending on the model, it is supported by 6 GB or 8 GB LPDDR5 working memory and 128 GB or 256 GB UFS 3.1 system memory. MIUI based on Android 12 is used as the operating system.
Large battery, powerful cameras
The POCO F4 features 67W Turbo Charging and a 4,500mAh battery. This allows the smartphone to be fully charged in just 38 minutes. The POCO F4’s fast charging is achieved through Middle Middle Tab (MMT) technology, a charging method that splits the electrical currents in two directions to improve charging stability and increase battery life.
Fully charged, the manufacturer promises a runtime of up to 27 hours for phone calls and 119 hours for music playback. The POCO F4’s camera setup also turns out interesting. Equipped with a 64MP main camera, an 8MP ultra-wide-angle camera and a 2MP macro camera, you can capture moments in different situations with the POCO F4.
For the first time, a POCO smartphone also features optical image stabilization (OIS) in the main camera to prevent camera shake. The front camera resolves with 20 megapixels and offers, among other things, a Night Selfie mode for more detail in low-light conditions.
Overall, the camera setup looks like this:.
- 64MP main camera: 1/2″; 1.4μm (4-in-1 Super Pixel); ƒ/1.79, 6P lens
- 8MP ultra-wide-angle camera: 1.12μm; ƒ/2.2; FOV 119°
- 2MP macro camera: 1.75μm; ƒ/2.4
- 20MP selfie front camera: ƒ/2.45
The POCO F4 also supports Wi-Fi 6 (802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax), NFC, and Bluetooth 5.2, while both SIM card slots on the smartphone are also 5G-enabled.
POCO X4 GT: 144 Hz display, 5,080 mAh battery and 64 MP triple camera
Once again, the POCO X4 GT presents itself a bit more exciting, especially if you like to gamble games on your smartphone. However, the model positions itself below the in-house POCO F4 GT and is equipped with the MediaTek Dimensity 8100 chipset, which is manufactured in the 5nm process and is therefore particularly energy-efficient. is. The POCO X4 GT offers LPDDR5 high-speed RAM and UFS 3.1 ROM, making it one of the fastest RAM and storage devices from the manufacturer.
The processor combines four ARM Cortex-A78 (up to 2.85GHz) cores with four ARM Cortex-A55 (up to 2.0GHz) and a Mali-G610 MC6 GPU. This is joined by 8GB of LPDDR5 RAM, as well as a choice of 128GB or 256GB of system storage. The smartphone also features the advanced LiquidCool Technology 2.0 with seven graphite layers, which efficiently dissipates heat from the display and keeps the CPU cool.
The battery features a whopping 5,080 mAh capacity and can be fast-charged at 67 watts. Thus, the smartphone is charged from 0 to 100 percent in just 46 minutes. get2. With a full charge, the POCO X4 GT masters daily tasks and offers you up to 22 hours of video playback, 26 hours of reading pleasure and 120 hours of music playback. MMT technology is used here as well.
Innovative 20.5:9 display
For the first time, POCO is also relying on an innovative LC display in the unusual 20.5:9 format, which also keeps the case slim at 74.29 mm, making the smartphone easy to hold.
POCO has set itself the goal of offering the best LCD display on the market. Thus, the POCO X4 GT comes with 144Hz refresh rate and 7-stage DynamicSwitch to optimize the refresh rate for longer battery life and smoother display. The smartphone also features Paper Texture Mode, DC Dimming, and True Display, which protect the eye by adjusting the display’s color temperature according to ambient light conditions.
It relies on a Full HD+ resolution of 2,460 x 1,080 pixels, measures 6.6 inches and comes with a peak brightness of 650 nits (typical brightness: 500 nits). It also offers a contrast ratio of 1,500:1 and supports Dolby Vision.
The POCO X4 GT’s cameras
The camera setup is similar in parts to that of the F4. Again, POCO relies on three cameras at the back, consisting of a 64MP main camera, an 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens, and a 2MP macro camera. Unfortunately, there is no optical image stabilization in this case. The front camera, on the other hand, comes with a resolution of 16 megapixels.
- 64MP main camera: 1/1.72″; 1.6μm (4-in-1 Super Pixel); ƒ/1.89
- 8MP ultra-wide-angle camera: 1.12μm; ƒ/2.2; FOV 120°
- 2MP macro camera: 1.75μm; ƒ/2.4
- 16MP selfie front camera: 1/3.06″; 1.0μm; ƒ/2.45
For the best possible audio quality, the POCO X4 GT offers a rich, clear and powerful sound experience with its dual Dolby Atmos certified speakers. With the return of the 3.5 mm audio jack, you can also use headphones on your smartphone. Both SIM card slots are 5G-capable. There is also NFC, Bluetooth 5.3 and Wi-Fi 6 (WLAN 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax).
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Prices and availability
The POCO F4 will be available in Germany starting June 27, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. in three colors – Night Black, Moonlight Silver and Nebula Green – at po.co and participating online retailers. The variant with 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of system storage has an MSRP of 399.99 euros. The model with 8 GB RAM and 256 GB ROM starts at 449.90 euros.
The POCO F4 will also be available from June 27, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. until July 2, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. for the early bird price of 349.90 euros and 399.90 euros, respectively, at po.co and Amazon. You can find more info on the overview page.
A little later, from 04 July 2022, the POCO X4 GT will be available in Germany. Here, it starts at an MSRP of 379.90 euros for the smartphone with 8 GB RAM and 128 GB ROM. The variant with 256 GB of system storage is available for 429.90 Euros.
You can get this model from July 4, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. until July 9, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. for the Early Bird price of 299.90 Euros or 349.90 Euros at po.co and Amazon.
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