The event set up by Poco di Xiaomi unveiled the Poco F4 GT gaming phone, with hardware already seen, but above all the brand’s first smartwatch, the Poco Watch, and the personalization of the Poco Buds Pro dedicated to Genshin Impact.
Poco F4 GT official with Poco Buds Pro Genshin Impact Edition earphones the Poco Watch

During an ad hoc event expected for several weeks, Poco, Xiaomi’s low cost sub-brand, announced several new products, including the Poco F4 GT smartphone, the Poco Buds Pro earphones in Genshin Impact Edition, and the Poco smartwatch. Watch.

Strongly borrowed from the Redmi K50 in Gaming Edition, the Poco F4 GT (162.5 x 76.7 x 8.5 mm, 210 grams, in the colors Stealth Black, Cyber ​​Yellow, Knight Silver) protects the front, which offers a display ( however replaceable for free in the first 6 months) 6.67-inch AMOLED, resolute in FullHD +, with 120 Hz refresh rate, 480 Hz touch sampling, TrueColor with 10-bit color depth (not surprisingly combined with two free months of YouTube Premium ), 20: 9 aspect ratio, biometric ultrasound sensor, and A + rating from Display Mate (for the 15 performance records obtained). The hole in the top center offers a 16 megapixel self-camera, with the Sony IMX596 sensor (f / 2.4).

On the back, where two triangles along the length of the body are also captured in the multi-camera ingot, a triple camera is housed, from 64 (Sony IMX686, f / 1.9, video 4K @ 60fps), 8 (ultra-wide angle at 120 °, f /2.2) and 2 (macro, f / 2.4) megapixels.

Multimedia involvement also includes two pop-up magnetic triggers, usable not only during games, but also for other routines (throwing the camera, flashlight, or screen recording), a set of symmetrical speakers prepared for Dolby Atmos, the CyberEngine vibrational motor.

The presence of this component is one of the many confirmations of the intended use of the device, paid for gaming. The processing set-up, based on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8 Gen1 processor, assisted in quickly launching apps and games from LPDDR5 RAM and UFS 3.1 storage, capable of combining in 8+ 128 GB set-ups (599.90 discounted at 499.90 euros until April 29th ) and 12 + 256 GB (699.90 discounted at 599.90 euros until April 29), enjoys the LiquidCool Technology 3.0 cooling system, with 4,860 square millimeters of vapor chamber divided between 845 to cool the charging process (whose dedicated circuits have been moved to the lower area of ​​the device) and 4,010 dedicated to cooling memories, processor, GPU, and screen.

The battery, from 4,700 mAh, enjoys fast charging, via a 120 watt GaN charger through the Type-C, managing to top up completely in 17 minutes (in 27 minutes from 2% while playing), with the foresight of AdaptiveCharge function which, during the night, avoids overvoltage in the passage from 80 to 100%.

Equipped with different connectivity, including infrared, GPS (Galileo, Glonass), Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth 5.2, NFC, Dual SIM with 4 and 5G, the Poco F4 GT is powered by Android 12 under the MIUI for Poco interface, with the possibility of customizing the rear LED.

In addition to the smartphone in question, Poco has also unveiled the Buds Pro Genshin Impact Edition earphones (from April 26, on, at a price of 69.99 euros) dedicated to the game of the same name. In this red customization, the case is reminiscent of Klee’s backpack, while his voice is used for notifications. IPX4 waterproof, they use 9 mm dynamic drivers, entrusting artificial intelligence with the adaptation (to environmental noises and user activities) of noise cancellation (up to 35 decibels) and (via algorithm) the reduction of noise during calls (clear). Also thanks to the automatic pause function when removed, the new Poco earphones promise up to 28 hours of autonomy in tandem with the case, which can also be charged wirelessly, capable of supporting the charging of the emission units in 10 minutes (or , in an hour, under wireless). Connectivity, on the other hand, provides for Bluetooth 5.2 with multi-point to two devices at the same time.

The first smartwatch of the brand (99.99 euros, reduced to 69.99 until April 29), the Poco Watch (39.1 x 34.4 x 9.98 mm for 31 grams, in the colors Black, Ivory and Blue, with TPU strap) adopts a square display from 1.6 inches, formed by an AMOLED panel resolved at 320 × 320 pixels with 301 pixels per inch on which to alternate more than 100 quadrants. Equipped with sensors for heart rate, blood oxygen saturation, sleep quality, the wearable puts multi-GPS, compass, gyroscope and accelerometer at the service of tracking towards more than 100 training modes (including swimming, being waterproof up to 50 meters) pre-installed, also being able to detect automatically if the user is doing more than one together. Also among the specifications, the Poco Watch includes the 225mAh battery which, charged via the magnetic connector, promises 14 days of operation.


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