POCO F4 GT with snapdragon 8 Gen 1 launched: Specs & Price

POCO has officially launched the POCO F4 GT in the global markets. The smartphone succeeds the POCO F3 GT and features the latest hardware and design to the table.

POCO F4 GT launched

The POCO F4 GT is just a rebranded version of the Redmi K50G a.k.a K50 Gaming that launched earlier this year in China. That being said, the design is familiar. The smartphone sports an “X” shaped theme to it and it also reflects on the camera island. There’s also the LED flash beside the sensors that has an actual flash-like design.

POCO F4 GT display

On the front, it sports a punch-hole display with thin bezels. It is a 6.67-inch AMOLED panel with Full-HD+ resolution and a 120Hz refresh rate. The device has Gorilla Glass Victus protection and 10-bit color depth with over 1 billion colors.

The smartphone comes powered by the 4nm Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC. It is an octa-core chipset that showed 1235 single-core points and 3555 multi-core points on the Geekbench. The device has 8GB/12GB of LPDDR4X RAM and 128GB/256GB of UFS 3.1 internal storage.

Since it is a gaming smartphone, the phone also houses a cooling system. LiquidCool technology 3.0. It comes with dual vapor chambers with a total area of 4860mm². It also has magnetic pop-up triggers for gamers. These triggers are also customizable meaning that you can set them for other functions, for instance, to open cameras.

POCO F4 GT features

It has Wi-FI 6E (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz, 6Ghz), Bluetooth, and dual-SIM support with 5G connectivity. The smartphone boots on Android 12 out of the box and has MIUI 13 on top of it. It also comes with symmetrical quad speakers and has a triple microphone setup.

The POCO F4 GT comes with a triple camera system with a 64MP IMX686 primary sensor, an 8MP ultra-wide lens (120-degree FOV), and an 8MP macro unit.

POCO F4 GT cameras

Upfront, it has a 20MP Sony IMX596 sensor for selfies. The device comes with camera features like Night Mode, Portrait mode, and a dedicated Flicker sensor.

It packs a 4,700mAh (2x 2350 dual-cell) battery with support for 120W HyperCharge fast charging support. This means that the device will be fully charged in about 17 minutes. For charging it comes with an L-shaped charging cable inside the box so that you can game while the phone’s charging.

POCO F4 GT

POCO F4 GT Specifications

Network Properties

  • 2G bands: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
  • 3G bands: HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
  • 4G bands: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 38, 40, 41
  • 5G bands: 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41, 77, 78 SA/NSA/Sub6
  • Speed: HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A, 5G

Launch

  • Announced: 2022, April 26
  • Status: Exp. release 2022, April 28

Design

  • Dimensions: 162.5 x 76.7 x 8.5 mm (6.40 x 3.02 x 0.33 in)
  • Weight: 210 g (7.41 oz)
  • Build: Glass front (Gorilla Glass Victus), glass back, aluminum frame
  • Colors: Stealth Black, Knight Silver, Cyber Yellow
  • SIM: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
  • Physical magnetic pop-up gaming triggers

Display

  • Type: AMOLED, 1B colors, 120Hz, HDR10+, 800 nits (HBM)
  • Size: 6.67 inches, 107.4 cm2 (~86.2% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Resolution: 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~395 ppi density)
  • Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass Victus

Operating System

  • Android 12, MIUI 13

Hardware

  • Chipset: Qualcomm SM8450 Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 (4 nm)
  • CPU: Octa-core (1×3.00 GHz Cortex-X2 & 3×2.50 GHz Cortex-A710 & 4×1.80 GHz Cortex-A510)
  • GPU: Adreno 730
  • Memory Card slot: No
  • Internal: 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 12GB RAM
  • UFS 3.1

Cameras

  • Main Camera: Triple
    • 64 MP, f/1.9, 26mm (wide), 1/1.73″, 0.8µm, PDAF
    • 8 MP, f/2.2, 120˚ (ultrawide)
    • 2 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
  • Features: Dual-LED flash, HDR, panorama
  • Video: 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps, 720p@960fps, HDR
  • Selfie Camera: Single-20 MP, f/2.4, (wide), 1/2.0″, 0.8µm
  • Features: HDR
  • Video: 1080p@30/60fps, 720p@120fps, HDR

Multimedia

  • Radio: No
  • Loudspeaker: Yes, with stereo speakers (4 speakers)
  • Audio 3.5mm jack: No
  • 24-bit/192kHz audio
  • Tuned by JBL

Connectivity

  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • Bluetooth: 5.2, A2DP, LE
  • GPS: Yes, with A-GPS. Up to tri-band: GLONASS (1), BDS (3), GALILEO (2), QZSS (2), NavIC
  • NFC: Yes
  • Infrared port: Yes
  • USB: USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go

Features

  • Sensors: Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, compass, color spectrum
  • Virtual proximity sensing

Battery

  • Battery Type and Capacity: Li-Po 4700 mAh, non-removable
  • Charging: Fast charging 120W, 100% in 17 min (advertised)
  • Power Delivery 3.0
  • Quick Charge 3+

Models: 21121210G

POCO F4 GT Price and Availability

The POCO F4 GT is priced at EUR 599(~$639) for the 8GB + 128GB variant and EUR 699(~$746) for the 12GB + 256GB variant. However, it will be available for EUR 499(~$532) and EUR 599(~$639), respectively in the early bird offer.

POCO F4 GT price

It comes in Sleath Black, Knight Silver, and Cyber Yellow color variants.

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