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The flagship Poco F4 GT launches in the UAE

Poco F4 GT
(Image credit: POCO)

Xiaomi's sub-brand Poco that targets the youth announced the launch of Poco F4 GT, its latest flagship phone in the UAE. The regional launch follows the global launch that took place last month.

Poco is known to offer the best bang for the buck and the Poco F4 GT is following the same that' comes equipped with top-of-the line Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SOC. I also has an impressive 6.67-inch AMOLED flat display with 120Hz refresh rate that would make the phone suitable for gaming, entertainment and other demanding tasks.

Price and Availability

The Poco F4 GT and the Poco Watch are now available in the UAE in three colors which are Stealth Black, Knight Silver, and Cyber Yellow. It's available in one configuration which is 12GB RAM and 256GB storage and is priced at AED 2,249. It is available through e-commerce platform Amazon (opens in new tab) and Noon (opens in new tab)

Poco F4 GT Features & Specs

The Poco F4 GT is introducing a new feature, magnetic pop-up triggers that can be used as physical buttons for gaming or be assigned as a shortcut to activate the camera, screen recording or flashlight amongst other shortcuts.

To manage thermal performance during long gaming sessions, Poco has equipped the Poco F4 GT with the latest LiquidCool technology 3.0 with a 4,860mm² dual VC cooling system that's able to cool down the device efficiently.

The Poco F4 GT comes with a large 4,700 mAh battery that Poco claims  can be fully charged in just 17 minutes using the bundled 120W HyperCharge charger. The battery’s lifespan can also be optimally preserved as a benefit of its AdaptiveCharge feature. This feature prevents the battery from overcharging in the critical 80% to 100% charge range throughout the night.

Poco has also put an extra feature with the phone by offering a premium after-sales service that comprises a one-time free screen repair service during the first six months after purchase. you also get two free months of YouTube premium to enjoy YouTube without ads and add the ability to view videos offline.

The full specs of the phone are the following:-

  • Display: 6.67 Inches AMOLED, 1080 x 2400 pixels, 120Hz, HDR10+, 800 nits
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 (4 nm) Octa core processor
  • Internal memory: 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 12GB RAM, UFS 3.1
  • Main Camera:
    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)
    Video: 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps, 720p@960fps, HDR
  • Battery: Li-Po 4700 mAh, Fast charging 120W

Announcing Poco Watch, the first smartwatch from POCO

Poco also unveiled its first watch which comes with a 1.6 inch AMOLED touch screen and slim bezels. The watch comes with are more than 100 of customizable watch faces.

For fitness features, the Poco Watch offers GPS tracking for better accuracy in running/walking sessions and also offers 100 exercise modes that comes preloaded. You also get a sleep monitoring function and blood oxygen level monitoring during sleep.

The Poco Watch comes with a battery that can allegedly last 14 days without having to recharge. Included in the packaging is magnetic charger you can use to top up the battery easily.

Poco has priced the watch at an extremely affordable price of AED 215.

Mostafa has been working in the tech journalism industry since his teenage years following his childhood passion for PC hardware, tech and video games. Besides tech, his new interests are Esports scene and regional competitions.