Poco F1 Lite Spotted on Geekbench, Snapdragon 660 SoC
Geekbench has shown the Poco F1 Lite supported by Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC. The model is notably different than the original Poco F1 that was launched last year supported by Snapdragon 845 SoC. The Geekbench listing also states that this Poco F1 Lite phone runs on Android 9.0 Pie. This latest version has come at the time of current software update that rollouts that specifically designed the Poco F1. Late in 2018, this version received an update to Android Pie. Furthermore, recently it also got the Widevine L1 support via a recent MIUI Beta update. However, there is no date on the official launch of this smartphone.
Poco F1 Lite with 4GB RAM Price
Though reported originally on SlashLeaks, a couple of listings on the Geekbench suggest the presence of this phone Poco F1 Lite @ Rs.20,459. Whereas, one listing mentions this no yet announced phone as “Xioami Uranus”, the other one shows the phone with the title Poco F1 Lite, which may well be its formal name.
Poco F1 Lite Specifications
Both the Geekbench listings for specifications of this phone are identical. Both show that the phone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC, runs Android 0.0 Pie and is clocked at 1.61GHz with a RAM of 4 GB. However, it seems that the in-progress testing of the model is underway as both listings indicate March 14 as the date for upload.
Contrary to the current listing of the Poco F1, the smartphone was launched with Android 8.1 Oreo last year, with MIUI 9.6. Further, an update to Android Pie supported by MIUI 10 was also launched in December. However, the latest handset shall attract the masses due to availability of the Snapdragon 845 SoC at the given price, supported by upto 8GB of RAM.
Poco F1 Lite Camera
Although Xiaomi has not commented or confirmed the launch of this smartphone, however, in view of the benchmark listings, one can expect some leaks and rumouors in this regard.
As mentioned earlier, rather than launching a new model, Xioami is concentrating on the software updates. It shall go a long way in enhancing the users’ experience. The recent update through the new MIUI 10 beta added support of Widevine L1. One more MIUI beta update brought about enhanced support for 4K video recording at 60 fps. The phone also got the update to MIUI 10.2.3.0, which came with the February 2019 Android security patch.