Pocophone F1 gets Widevine L1 in latest update

The Pocophone F1 is now Widevine L1 certified, thanks to the latest stable build update.

Last year September, it was revealed that the Pocophone F1 lacks Widevine L1 DRM support which does not allow the phone to stream HD and up videos from services like Netflix, Amazon Video, and iFlix.

The announcement was made by Poco India GM Manmohan Chandolu (@cmamohan), who recently tweeted about it.

Read: Pocophone F1 got a score of 91 in DxOMark

The new update fixes the major drawback. It also includes the latest security patches and a new Game Turbo mode as well.

The Pocophone F1 comes with a 6.18-inch full HD IPS display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor, 6GB RAM, up to 128GB storage, and a large 4,000mAh battery. It has a 12MP + 5MP dual rear camera system and a 20MP selfie shooter. The phone also features with face unlock via IR scanning, a liquid cooling system, a fingerprint scanner, and a USB Type-C port.

The Pocophone F1 is available in the Philippines with a price of PHP 17,990 for the 6GB + 64GB, and PHP 19,990 for the 6GB + 128GB.

Pocophone F1 specs:

  • Display: 6.18-inch Full HD IPS Display (2246 x 1080, 403 ppi),18.7:9 Aspect Ratio, Corning Gorilla Glass
  • Processor: Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
  • GPU: Adreno 640
  • RAM: 6GB RAM
  • Storage: 64/128GB, MicroSD up to 256GB
  • Rear Cameras: 12MP (f/1.9) + 5MP (f/2.0) Dual Rear Camera, Dual Pixel PDAF, Dual LED Flash
  • Front Camera: 20MP Front Camera, f/2.0, 1080p@30fps
  • Wi-Fi: Wi-Fi 80211ac, Dual band
  • Bluetooth: Bluetooth 5.0
  • GPS: GPS, Galileo, Glonass, BEIDOU, AGPS
  • Others: Fingerprint Scanner (Rear), Face Recognition, microUSB, 3.5mm Headphone Jack
  • OS: MIUI 10.2.2, Android 9.0 Pie
  • Dimensions: 6.12 x 2.96 x 0.35 in, 180g
  • Battery: 4,000mAh Battery

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