Poco F1 Gets 4K, 1080p Video Recording Capabilities via MIUI 9.3.1 Beta Update

Recently, Xiaomi rolled out a beta update which added Widevine support to the Poco F1 allowing users to stream HD content

Highlights
  • The Poco F1 is also capable of shooting slow-motion videos at 960fps
  • Poco is consistently adding new features to the Poco F1

Xiaomi just launched the Redmi Note 7 and the Redmi Note 7 Pro smartphones in India last week. It looks like Xiaomi is in no mood to stop. The company’s last year and one of the most popular phones under Rs 20,000 in India right now, Poco F1, is getting a new update now. Ever since the launch of the Poco F1, the smartphone has received several updates in order to improve the overall user experience. The Poco F1 is now receiving a new update which brings 4K and 1080p video recording capability to the phone. The Chinese smartphone maker has confirmed that it is rolling out a new 9.3.1 beta MIUI update to the Poco F1 users in the country. The Poco General Manager C Manmohan tweeted about it via his official twitter handle. He noted that Poco beta users will now able to shoot 4K and 1080p video recording capability on their respective smartphones.

Poco F1 New Software Update Adds 60fps 4K Video Recording Feature

In the tweet, Manmohan mentioned, “POCO fans, we heard you! Now enjoy recording 4K & 1080p videos at 60FPS on your #POCOF1. We have started rolling out an update for our MIUI for POCO beta users. Beta users – please do share feedback on the feedback app. Will be on stable version soon after the beta testing.”

If you are an MIUI beta user all you need to do to get the 4K and 1080p video recording feature on your phone is to the Settings menu > Camera Settings > Video Quality. After which the phone will require you to choose the video option. You’ll need to select UHD 4K at 60fps and FHD 1080p at 60fps on the camera settings tab.

The same update is being rolled out to the Mi 8 and Mi 8 Pro users alongside the Poco F1 users. Notably, if you’re already an MIUI beta tester, you’ll be automatically be prompted by the update. On the other hand, if you’re not an MIUI beta tester, you’ll need to install the Beta ROM first.

Poco F2 Launch Likely to Happen Soon

The Poco F1 was launched last year, and ever since then, the company upgraded the phone quite a bit. The Poco F1 has been upgraded to Android 9 Pie software via a recent software update. It is expected – as the rumours suggest – that Poco F1 will get a successor soon with the Poco F2. But the company is yet to announce the same. Recently the Poco F1 India price has also been reduced which also suggests that the successor device could be coming soon. The Poco F1 has created quite a buzz in the industry as it is right now the cheapest smartphone running on Snapdragon 845 chipset.

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Chakri is a go-to guy for your next smartphone recommendation. Back in his engineering days, he used to play with smartphones by installing custom ROMs and that passion got him into the tech industry. He still goes nuts about a smartphone knocking his door for review. Currently managing everything at Telecom Talk, Chakri is trying to master PUBG Mobile in his free time.

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