To commemorate the Diwali season, Xiaomi sub-brand Poco has announced to sell the 6GB/128GB storage model of the Poco F1 with Rs 3,000. After the discount, this model of the phone will be available for a price tag of Rs 21,999. Interested buyers will be able to buy the phone with the discount on Flipkart, Mi.com and Mi Home store. It is worth noting that this isn’t a permanent discount, hence will be available starting today, November 1 and until November 5.Update: Xiaomi has now announced that the 8GB+256GB storage variant will be selling with a flat discount of Rs 4,000. After the discount, the price of this model of the phone drops to Rs 26,999.On Flipkart, the Rs 3,000 discount offer on the Poco F1 will be available as a part of the Big Diwali sale which has started today and will continue until November 5 midnight. As per Xiaomi’s announcement, the offer will be applicable only on the 6GB RAM with 128GB storage model.In India, the Poco F1 is available in four variants — 6GB RAM/64GB storage, 8GB RAM/ 256GB storage, 6GB RAM/ 128GB storage, and special Armoured Edition 8GB RAM/ 256GB storage with Kevlar back cover. The MRP of the 6GB RAM/64GB storage version is Rs 20,999, the 8GB RAM/ 256GB storage version is priced at Rs 28,999, the 6GB RAM/ 128GB storage comes for Rs 23,999 and lastly the special Armored edition of the Poco F1 with 8GB RAM and 256GB storage comes at Rs 29,999.For the Big Diwali sale, Flipkart has partnered with State Bank of India (SBI) to offer customers 10 per cent instant discount to buyer shopping with their SBI credit and debit cards. Considering all the offers on the Poco F1 across e-commerce platforms, buying the Poco F1 6GB/128GB model from Flipkart makes more sense. On Flipkart, you can get the phone for a discounted price of Rs 19,800. This offer is inclusive of the SBI 10 per cent instant discount offer.advertisementThe Poco F1 has been in news for quite sometime now. The smartphone is said to receive MIUI 10 update by the end of this week. Meanwhile, a new report states that the Poco F1 has started receiving close Android 9 Pie beta update. Going by the rumours, all Poco F1 users are expected to get the stable build update by the end of this year. In addition to this, Jai Mani, Poco’s product head has confirmed to a Twitter user that the Poco F1 will be upgraded to Android 9 Pie and also Android Q. Currently, the Poco F1 runs Android 8.1 Oreo-based MIUI 9.6 software with a customized Poco launcher out-of-the-box.ALSO READ: Poco F1 starts receiving Android 9 Pie beta update, stable build roll out expected by end of 2018As far as the specifications are concerned, the Poco F1 sports a massive 6.18-inch FHD+ IPS LCD display with a 1080×2246 pixel resolution and aspect ratio of 18.7:9. It is the first smartphone powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 845 processor to be available under Rs 20,000 in India. On the camera front, the Poco F1 comes with a dual camera setup on the rear panel and a single sensor on the front. On the back, the smartphone comes with a primary camera of 12MP with f/1.9 aperture and a secondary camera of 5MP for depth shots. The dual rear camera setup of the Poco F1 comes with several AI-based camera features like scene recognition, among others. On the front, the Poco F1 sports a 20-megapixel selfie shooter paired with soft LED flash and AI features. The phone includes a massive 4,000mAh battery and supports Qualcomm’s Quick Charge 3.0 and USB Type-C.