“Xiaomi Game Turbo for POCO F1 optimises and allocates CPU and GPU resources to improve the gameplay with consistent frame rates and graphics.”
Xiaomi is rolling out the ‘Game Turbo’ feature to the POCO F1 smartphone. As the name suggests, the feature will boost the gaming experience by optimizing the system resources. In-line with other gaming engines, the Xiaomi’s Game Turbo feature will optimize and allocate CPU and GPU resources to improve the gameplay to offer consistent frame rates and graphics. Xiaomi introduced the Game Speed Booster to MIUI back in January.
The Game Turbo functionality brings a pop-up overlay menu that offers various options including clear RAM, record gameplay, take screenshots, toggle Wi-Fi, and switch between SIM cards. Interestingly, the overlay menu also includes shortcuts for apps like WhatsApp, Facebook, and browser that open a floating window for you to quickly respond to notifications, all while you are in the game. The brand said that it would bring support for more apps in the Game Turbo menu soon.
The POCO F1 Game Turbo option can be enabled from the MIUI Security App. However, the feature is currently only available in MIUI Global Beta ROM but is expected to hit stable version soon. Xiaomi also temporarily slashed the price of the POCO F1 by Rs 2,000 for 6GB + 128GB variant from March 25th to March 28th. The discounted POCO F1 price in India is applicable across Flipkart and Mi.com. The smartphone packs a 6.18-inch display with Full-HD+ (1,080 x 2,246p) resolution and powered by the Snapdragon 845 SoC. For photography, the device features dual-rear camera setup that comprises of 12-megapixel and 5-megapixel sensors. On the front, it has a 20MP shooter for selfies.