Poco F4 Indian Variant Appears on IMEI Database, India Launch Imminent

A hawk-eyed tipster has spotted the Indian Poco F4 variant on the IMEI database ahead of its official debut in the country. However, the aforementioned list does not confirm the nickname of the smartphone. Nevertheless, it mentions the model number 22021211RI, which would belong to the Poco F4. Not too long ago, Poco parted ways with Xiaomi to become an independent brand. As a newly created brand, Poco spares no effort to expand its device portfolio.

In particular, the model number found on the IMEI database ends with the letter “I”. Now, Gadgets 360 suggests the letter could represent India. In other words, it could be the Indian variant of the Poco F4. Additionally, the overall Poco F4 model went through the benchmarking website Geekbench. Apart from that, the global variant has obtained FCC certifications. Now, reliable leaker Mukul Sharma (@stufflistings) has reportedly spotted the Indian Poco F4 variant on the IMEI database.

Indian variant of Poco F4 hits IMEI database ahead of India launch

This is a major sign that the Poco F4 is about to hit the store shelves in India. The Poco F4 GT went official in Europe last month. The phone packs a Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC. However, the Poco F4 is said to come with some unimpressive features. Also, it might have common specs. The Poco F4 global variant appeared on the Geekbench 5 benchmark database. It has the model number 22021211RG. Additionally, it could be powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 870 SoC. The phone will come with 8 GB of RAM. It will run Android 12 operating system. Additionally, the operating system will have a MIUI 13 skin on top.

The overall variant of the F4 scored 1,028 points in the single-core test. Likewise, it scored 3,391 points in the multi-core test. The Poco F4 appeared on the US FCC certification site with the model number 22021211G. The listing was originally spotted by MySmartPrice. The phone will come with a 4400mAh battery as per the listing. However, the final product could use a larger 5,000mAh battery to get its juices. Moreover, this cell will support 67W fast charging. For connectivity, it offers 5 GHz Wi-Fi and 2.4 GHz Wi-Fi support. The phone supports N78, N77 and N415G bands.

The Indian variant appeared on the BIS certification website. The handset has the model number 22021211RI. This suggests that the Poco F4 will land in India soon. So, more details might surface online ahead of the Poco F4 India launch.