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Xiaomi Pocophone F1 128GB Steel Blue Dual Sim 6GB RAM Dual Camera 6 18 GSM Unlocked Global Model No Warranty

Last Updated: 19 Apr 2019 (Refresh Now)
8.5
SCORE
/10
Total Reviews
246
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Unverified
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6.18 inches
DISPLAY SIZE
12 MP
PRIMARY CAMERA
Yes
FINGERPRINT
20 MP
SECONDARY CAMERA

Review Summary - 218 recent, verified reviews

Detailed Mode
Price
 48
money, price point, specs, market, value
+100%
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" ...  Bottomline, if you want a Flagship killer without the flagship price, Pocophone will definitely not disappoint you!!  ...  "
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" ...  Excellent device, you can not go wrong with this phone at this price point. ... This phone blew me away at it's price point.  ...  "
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" ...  Oh yea phone that cost like $1000 and this phone has all they offer. ... At this price like what else do u even need from a phone?  ...  "
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" ...  Great phone for the value.  ...  "
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" ...  Absolutely astonishingly beyond it's price point.  ...  "
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" ...  Much, much better than the $700+ market leaders .  ...  "
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" ...  The best value for money on the market right now.  ...  "
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" ...  Excellent phone at a great price.  ...  "
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Device Compatibility
 45
mobile, pocophone, lte, wifi, use
+96%
-4%
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" ...  If you don't mind those things, this is an amazing phone at a price you don't want to miss.  ...  "
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" ...  This phone exceeded all my expectations.  ...  "
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" ...  One of the best computing devices I have ever seen in 40+ years of computing engineering.  ...  "
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" ...  I love this phone.  ...  "
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" ...  Better than a laptop!.  ...  "
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" ...  If your okay with tinkering with the settings a little and you know your way around a phone this is perfect.  ...  "
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" ...  Note 9, New iPhone, galaxy s9?  ...  "
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" ...  This is an Excellent phone.  ...  "
Battery Life
 29
life, day, charge, battery life, amazing
+100%
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" ...  Battery life is the best I have ever had in a smartphone and it's not even close.  ...  "
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" ...  Battery: Battery life here is solid. ... The 4000 mAh battery will last beyond a day on a single charge with moderate use.  ...  "
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" ...  Awesome battery life.  ...  "
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" ...  long battery life and wonderful performance.i am regretting not getting 128gb version but then i might get the second gen when it comes out lol so .  ...  "
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" ...  The battery life is also great: I recharge it once in two days while keeping it under a fair load.  ...  "
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" ...  The first thing that I have noticed with this phone after using it for a few weeks is that the battery life is OUTSTANDING. ... At 7am 100% charge.  ...  "
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" ...  Battery life is amazing, I've had the phone on playing video for 8 hours strait before and the thing won't die. ... Coming from an iPhone 6 that has less than half of the Pocophones battery this thing was a major upgrade.  ...  "
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" ...  Until phones can have their batteries swapped by user don't care how long a phone is going to last since all phone now have a ticking time limit based on the battery.  ...  "
Software Platform
 28
xiaomi, bloatware, android 9, miui, software
+86%
-14%
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" ...  It also her snapdragon 845 for just cheap phone and it also have android or your version of the cell phone is really good you cannot field a new leg is really really good you should buy it if you want to b it also helps snapdragon 845 for just cheap phone and it also have android or your version of the show phone is really good you cannot fill a new leg is really good.  ...  "
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" ...  The phone is great, the MIU interface is well polish, and is really fast.  ...  "
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" ...  Figured out it needed an Access Point Name or APN profile.  ...  "
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" ...  Transfering my information from my one plus 3 was a no brainer the phone did it all,all my apps photos everything in less than five minutes ... The only thing that I am concerned about is if there will be an update to android 9.0.This is the global version 64GB+6GB ram steel blue and I highly recommend if it is supported by your provider.  ...  "
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" ...  No slowing down even if heavy usage games, and I actually like xiaomi's software interface.  ...  "
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" ...  The best Android product.  ...  "
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" ...  Would require a custom launcher and maybe custom icon pack.  ...  "
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" ...  After receiving the phone Android 9 pie was installed with the MI Ui version 10.  ...  "
Display Clarity
 25
display, battery life, screen bleeding, phone, viewing
+88%
-12%
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" ...  Phone seems fast, has a good feel to is, and the screen seems decent.  ...  "
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" ...  But that is personal opinion, I am sure others like the icons.  ...  "
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" ...  The colors from display, less colors .  ...  "
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" ...  I have no complaints about the design of the phone or the notch on the screen as I'm more concerned with functionality.  ...  "
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" ...  I am started using it and good looking and fantastic screen space  ...  "
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" ...  The screen looks good.  ...  "
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" ...  The performance of the phone is great, picture quality, speed, display, storage etc is all great!  ...  "
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" ...  Screen is good but is not OLED.  ...  "
Overall performance
 22
speed, phone, snappy, picture, performance
+100%
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" ...  The master of speed indeed!  ...  "
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" ...  This smartphone is blazing fast with no hiccups, glitches and getting hot.  ...  "
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" ...  The performance of the phone is great, picture quality, speed, display, storage etc is all great!  ...  "
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" ...  This is a nice upgrade from my old xiaomi redmi note 3 which was still very responsive and fast.  ...  "
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" ...  Ok this phone is fast!  ...  "
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" ...  Fast operating system.  ...  "
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" ...  After 3 months, it is very smooth and fast.  ...  "
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" ...  Extremely fast and the MI ui is slick.  ...  "
Data reception
 22
4g, mobile, 3g, usa, phone
+50%
-50%
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" ...  THE POCOPHONE DOES NOT WORK ON ANY CELLULAR NETWORK IN THE USA.  ...  "
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" ...  el articulo esta bueno pero no conecta lte con metropcs en nyc. ... fui hasta el centro principal de metropcs, y la conclusion de lo que investigamos, es que xiaomi no tiene cobertura lte en estados unidos pero creo que es algo absurdo, mas bien esto es la frecuencia de bandas del equipo.  ...  "
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" ...  Only works on 3g in the US.  ...  "
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" ...  works on 3G or 2G in the USA  ...  "
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" ...  Even with T-Mobile, it constantly drops 4G service.  ...  "
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" ...  My only gripe is LTE not supported with my carrier.  ...  "
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" ...  It is NOT LTE!!!  ...  "
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" ...  In USA no work in all ( T-Mobile, spring, Verizon) only at&t 4G no LTE  ...  "
Camera
 17
phone, photos, take, pictures, pics
+94%
-6%
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" ...  -Camera ( it decent but I don't really take pics)  ...  "
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" ...  (T-Mobile), brands all pictures with logo "shot on pocophone f1" .  ...  "
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" ...  The phone has a great battery life, it very responsive, a great front facing camera, and it shoots great videos.  ...  "
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" ...  Camera is beyond Awesome.  ...  "
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" ...  The camera is generally super.  ...  "
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" ...  Camera: the phone's own software takes decent pictures, but gcam takes this to a different level.  ...  "
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" ...  The camera isn't that bad.  ...  "
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" ...  this cell phone are great in functionality, the camera takes better photos then others new phones, the price vs value are in the top i recommend this cell phone to all.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 12
weeks, month, years, months, ago
+83%
-17%
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" ...  After 3 months, it is very smooth and fast.  ...  "
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" ...  Other than that phone is awesome and I will have mine years to come.  ...  "
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" ...  Home and work and everywhere else I have gone over the past week, I have experienced no issues.  ...  "
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" ...  Great phone been using it 6 months now with no problem.  ...  "
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" ...  After that, the phone is extremely responsive and have not had any errors.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought this phone a couple of weeks ago and couldn't be happier with my purchase.  ...  "
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" ...  I have been using it for 5 months now and it's truly incredible in every aspect.  ...  "
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" ...  So in two years you need a new phone so why pay 3 times what u already have.  ...  "
Gaming
 11
phone, smooth, play, like, lag
+100%
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" ...  Throwing My top games and this chip barely flinches.  ...  "
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" ...  I am one of those people that uses a cell phone for basic talk/texting and minor game play(candy crush saga fanatic) so this phone had the fancy extra of a iPhone X or Google Pixel, but not the price tag.  ...  "
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" ...  Camera, battery, no lag on games, responsive!  ...  "
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" ...  This thing can probably handle PS3 graphics.  ...  "
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" ...  No slowing down even if heavy usage games, and I actually like xiaomi's software interface.  ...  "
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" ...  Perfect phone for mobile gaming.  ...  "
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" ...  Videos and games are butter smooth.  ...  "
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" ...  It runs all game great and no lag in any programs.  ...  "
Network
 10
signal, live, 4g, wifi, usa
+60%
-40%
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" ...  It will probably only work in areas with high levels of coverage.  ...  "
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" ...  Disclaimer: I get 4G minimum and mostly LTE coverage, living in South Florida.  ...  "
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" ...  Fast 3G speeds and good coverage so far.  ...  "
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" ...  It ticks most the boxes of what a phone should essentially have and it exceeds it's process range.  ...  "
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" ...  Another feature that is weird but awesome is that I get better signal than any other phone I've owned on the AT&T network.  ...  "
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" ...  Getting full bars in places I used to get 1.  ...  "
Charging
 10
phone, charger, wireless charging, charging, charged
+90%
-10%
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" ...  * 18W charger, so you get 25% charge in less than half an hour  ...  "
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" ...  From the packaging you can tell it was new and unused when it came in, however it did come with a European charger, but I can simply take the cord and use it with a different adapter (Samsung fast charger) for it to get a quick Fu charge.  ...  "
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" ...  Except the convertible charger is a big deal, they sent me a charger with another convertible head and the charger has stopped working since last week.  ...  "
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" ...  one charge easily lasts a day and a half.  ...  "
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" ...  At 7am 100% charge.  ...  "
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" ...  I used my old charger and problem solved.  ...  "
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" ...  Sadly there isn't wireless charging.  ...  "
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" ...  As long as you don't care about wireless charging, NFC, LTE, the name, the design (i like it, it cute) this phone is worth it and I do enjoy it more than my note 8.  ...  "
Comfort
 7
phone, like, make, premium, hands
+86%
-14%
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" ...  The physical feel I grew to like. ... It feels solid.  ...  "
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" ...  Really feels like a premium phone it almost doesn't make sense how much it is.  ...  "
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" ...  The layout is eye appealing as well as the feel in your hand.  ...  "
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" ...  if the phone survived my boyfriend’s hands, it’ll certainly survive in yours.  ...  "
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" ...  the skin on it.  ...  "
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" ...  The overall user experience just feels flawless.  ...  "
Build Quality
 7
plastic back, like, feels, thin, premium
+86%
-14%
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" ...  Design: The polycarbonate finish on this phone means I don't have to treat it like my firstborn.  ...  "
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" ...  Really feels like a premium phone it almost doesn't make sense how much it is.  ...  "
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" ...  Buy the tough case that's bundled with it .  ...  "
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" ...  "When I arrived to my house yesterday and opened the Phone, I was amazed for the build.  ...  "
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" ...  I don't know how durable it is yet because I have not dropped it, but the fit and finish is great, the plastic back doesn't bother me at all.  ...  "
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" ...  The phone still feels quite premium despite the plastic back, and the cameras are wonderful in well lit areas.  ...  "
Capacity
 6
spotty, signal, live, used, lte
+67%
-33%
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" ...  It will probably only work in areas with high levels of coverage.  ...  "
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" ...  Disclaimer: I get 4G minimum and mostly LTE coverage, living in South Florida.  ...  "
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" ...  Getting full bars in places I used to get 1.  ...  "
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" ...  To top it all off, I feel like the smartest person in the room when I know I payed 300 for my phone and it does everything the other flag ships do for a 3rd of the cost.  ...  "
Apps
 6
youtube, user, stock, quick, os
+83%
-17%
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" ...  There is a learning curve when it comes to Android.  ...  "
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" ...  No lag on any of the apps I run.  ...  "
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" ...  I upgraded from a Samsung Galaxy s6 .  ...  "
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" ...  -Bloatware ( quick 15 minutes on YouTube help eliminated that problem)  ...  "
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" ...  If you like to teak your phone with skins it has tons of themes.  ...  "
Video Playback
 5
netflix, amazon, youtube, watching, hd
+80%
-20%
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" ...  The Xaomi team are making this phone even better now that it can play hd videos on Netflix and Amazon prime.  ...  "
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" ...  YouTube plays 1080p.  ...  "
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" ...  Love watching my Amazon videos, Netflix and Hulu shows on it.  ...  "
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" ...  Another big thing for me is the speakers are very good and loud, watching videos is amazing and the ring volume is nice.  ...  "
Marketplace
 5
shipping, good, fast, arrive
+100%
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" ...  The shipping is good too.  ...  "
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" ...  This may very well be the first review I have ever written in eight years of using Amazon .  ...  "
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" ...  Arrive on time.  ...  "
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" ...  Seller shipped fast.  ...  "
Features
 5
phone, would
+100%
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" ...  The phone has outstanding features.  ...  "
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" ...  Tons of fantastic features.  ...  "
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" ...  The phone has all the features you would expect it to have.  ...  "
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" ...  I tell everyone how great the features are.  ...  "
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" ...  From the price, this phone has killer features, it's just unbelievable.  ...  "
Screen Protection
 5
screen protector, glass, protectors, edge, corners
+60%
-40%
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" ...  Phone seems fast, has a good feel to is, and the screen seems decent.  ...  "
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" ...  I have no complaints about the design of the phone or the notch on the screen as I'm more concerned with functionality.  ...  "
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" ...  It comes with a case that might help you survive until you get a real case and a real screen protector. ... The screen seems like it rides above The chassis of the phone and it's exposed in every way. ... I bought a few cases and different screen protectors. ... As of 09/14/18 I've only gotten one order of screen protectors, and thank God I have different sets coming.  ...  "
ISP
 5
work, carrier, att, 4g
+100%
comment
" ...  I used the BYOD SIMM card for ATT and it works great.  ...  "
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" ...  I live in NY and have Cricket Wireless.  ...  "
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" ...  Worked perfectly for my Tmobile network in San Diego CA!  ...  "
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" ...  It works on 4G on ATT.  ...  "
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" ...  I don't how well it will work in terms of Data speed in other States, but I was getting upwards of a Gigabit per second download in Phoenix, Arizona on T-Mobile.  ...  "
Fit
 5
thin, size, side, set, plastic back
+80%
-20%
comment
" ...  I now use the redmi note 3 as my car dash camera.  ...  "
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" ...  But when you actually hold it side by side with a premium phone .  ...  "
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" ...  I don't know how durable it is yet because I have not dropped it, but the fit and finish is great, the plastic back doesn't bother me at all.  ...  "
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" ...  The set I have right now is only going to give me a little more peace of mind until a better fitting set arrives.  ...  "
Design
 5
feels, phone, design, thin, premium
+80%
-20%
comment
" ...  It feels solid.  ...  "
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" ...  Design: The polycarbonate finish on this phone means I don't have to treat it like my firstborn. ... It also looks pretty nice.  ...  "
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" ...  Really feels like a premium phone it almost doesn't make sense how much it is.  ...  "
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" ...  I don't know how durable it is yet because I have not dropped it, but the fit and finish is great, the plastic back doesn't bother me at all.  ...  "
Memory
 4
space, memory, 128gb, super, storage
+100%
comment
" ...  Blazing fast, great screen, long-lasting battery, ample memory space. ... * Lots of RAM memory, 128gb of space  ...  "
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" ...  Excelente producto super fluido, bastante espacio de almacenamiento y buena ram, bateria super bien, no muy conforme con la pantalla, todo lo demas excelente  ...  "
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" ...  It's super fast, has great battery life, 128 GB storage, 8 GB RAM, an excellent camera, and an FM radio tuner.  ...  "
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" ...  I'm very satisfied with all features, the CPU capacity and RAM is what brings me the most benefits.  ...  "
Sound Quality
 4
good, speakers, really, phone
+100%
comment
" ...  Speakers: they sound pretty weak for stereo speakers.  ...  "
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" ...  The speakers are pretty good, too.  ...  "
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" ...  This is best budget phone ever you should all go should buy it if you want some but your phone is really really good sound quality is good material is good product is really really good  ...  "
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" ...  Sound and screen sound loud and look great.  ...  "
Fingerprint
 4
sensor, fingerprint, finger print, finger, face
+100%
comment
" ...  * Finger ID and Face Recognition, but once the face recog is on, you will never need the finger again  ...  "
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" ...  Finger print ridiculously fast.  ...  "
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" ...  Face Unlock and Finger sensor are so fast I honestly believe they are cutting corners slightly but it's excellent.  ...  "
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" ...  The finger print sensor is quick and honestly, MIUI feels really good in my opinion.  ...  "
Resolution
 4
youtube, 1080p, widevine, videos, really
+100%
comment
" ...  Netflix/Prime don't stream in FHD but I don't really care. ... YouTube plays 1080p.  ...  "
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" ...  Doing any YouTube in 720/1080p would stutter and cash often depending on location.  ...  "
Headphones
 4
sound, port, headphone jack, also, screen
+100%
comment
" ...  * Excellent sound ( i love music and have a senheiser PXC 550 as main bluetooth headphone )  ...  "
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" ...  Sound also good, and still has a plug p2 for headset.  ...  "
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" ...  Love that they kept the headphone jack, sound quality is great(not an audiophile).  ...  "
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" ...  The screen is quite crisp for an IPS screen, the speakers are a bit lacking to be honest but you do get a headphone jack at least, and I appreciate the flexibility when I don't want to use my bluetooth headphones or they are out of charge.  ...  "
Delivery
 4
arrive, shipping, month, arrived
+100%
comment
" ...  The shipping is good too.  ...  "
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" ...  Arrive on time.  ...  "
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" ...  Got it on 2nd day delivery.  ...  "
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" ...  All good with this purchase, product arrived as expected.  ...  "
Wifi
 4
phone, use, network, feature, calling
+75%
-25%
comment
" ...  Another feature that is weird but awesome is that I get better signal than any other phone I've owned on the AT&T network.  ...  "
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" ...  Bluetooth and WiFi signals are good  ...  "
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" ...  This still makes a good secondary phone, if you use wifi, or tether.  ...  "
SIM
 4
works, siempre, que, phone, esta
+50%
-50%
Picture Quality
 3
picture, speed, photos, phone, performance
+100%
comment
" ...  The performance of the phone is great, picture quality, speed, display, storage etc is all great!  ...  "
comment
" ...  However, video/picture quality is not as good coming from a samsung flagship (S6).  ...  "
Band
 3
bands, band 5, supports, lte, carrier
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  For a phone with such few US compatible bands, I got lucky.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Would definitely recommend, especially if they come out with a model that supports more LTE bands.  ...  "

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Specifications

Battery
Battery Capacity:  4000 mAh
Memory
Memory:  131072 GB
Internal Storage:  6 GB
SD Card Type:  Micro SD 
Connectivity
Fingerprint:  Yes 
3G:  Yes 
USB:  Yes 
Camera
Primary Camera:  12 MP
Secondary Camera:  20 MP
Calling
GSM:  Yes 
CDMA:  No 
Display
Display Size:  6.18 inches
6.18 inches
DISPLAY SIZE
12 MP
PRIMARY CAMERA
Yes
FINGERPRINT
20 MP
SECONDARY CAMERA