Xiaomi’s POCO F1 MIUI 9.6.24 update brings improved camera stability and more optimisations

“The latest update for the POCO F1 brings in several new features and fixes bugs”

Xiaomi has started rolling out a new update to its recently launched POCO F1 (review) smartphone. The new POCO F1 MIUI update version number 9.6.24 brings several improvements to the handset, along with bug fixes. Xiaomi says it will bring with it improved camera stability, optimisations to change screen brightness in reading mode, the ability to adjust sleep time when the device is lying flat on a surface. It will also introduce the face unlock functionality for users in Belgium. The new POCO F1 update is 1.7GB in size.

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The new update is expected to bring relief to the users who are facing issues with their POCO F1. To recall, for the past few weeks, the handset has been in the bad press for screen bleeding, multi-touch problem, Bluetooth/ Wi-Fi connectivity issues, missing app icons on the notifications panel and among others.

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To install the MIUI 9.6.24 update, POCO F1 users can head to phone’s “Settings”, tap on “About Phone”, and opt “System updates” to check for the latest update. Alternatively, users can download both the recovery ROM and a Fastboot ROM files from MIUI forum. It’s worth mentioning that while updating the POCO F1, users must take the backup of the data as it might get wiped out during the process.

For those unaware, the POCO F1 was launched back in August. It’s the cheapest Snapdragon 845-powered handset in India. The phone sports a 6.18-inch IPC LCD FHD+ display, and boots Android 8.1 Oreo-based MIUI 9. The device is offered in three RAM and storage configurations – 6GB + 64GB, 6GB + 128GB, and 8GB + 256GB. Other features include a dual 12MP+5MP rear cameras, 20MP front camera and a 4,000mAh battery. The POCO F1 has been priced in India at a starting price of Rs 20,999.

Xiaomi Poco F1 Specifications
Performance
Octa core (2.8 GHz, Quad Core + 1.8 GHz, Quad core)
Snapdragon 845
6 GB RAM
Display
6.18 inches (15.7 cm)
1080x2246 px, 403 PPI
IPS LCD
Camera
12 MP + 5 MP Dual Primary Cameras
LED Flash
20 MP Front Camera
Battery
4000 mAh
Quick Charging 3.0
USB Type-C port
Xiaomi Poco F1 Price View All
Rs. 17,265.00
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