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There are number of other features we’d like to see on a Poco F1 follow-up, such as an IR blaster, a big battery, relatively fast charging, and polished camera software. But the old phone also delivered IR face unlock, and I think it’s safe to say that Poco could save a few pennies by ditching this feature.
We’re also expecting a Poco F1 follow-up to miss out on mmWave 5G for a couple of reasons. For one, this 5G flavor is only really commonplace in the US right now, and Poco phones have never officially launched in the country.
The standard also requires pricier RF components. Counterpoint Research says that the mmWave Galaxy Note 20 Ultra costs ~10% more than the sub-6Ghz only variant in terms of total component costs. We’ve also seen the likes of the OnePlus 8 retailing for $100 more on Verizon due to the addition of mmWave support.
We wouldn’t expect wireless charging and a significant IP rating either, as this would add even more cost to the end product.
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Author: Hadlee Simons