POCO F4 GT Review : Underpriced or Undervalued?
You might think were all just made to believe these flagships are worth the premium price of ingenuity. No take a look at the poco f4 gt. It has a 6.67 inch. 120 hertz display shoots 4k at 60 frames per second video runs on android 12 and it has the latest snapdragon agent one. What if we said it also has quad speakers. What have we said? All of this is priced under 3, 000 ringgit well hold on to your wallets. If we got your attention and if first person shooter gaming is right up your alley, because the poco f4 gt might be the phone youve been waiting for Music Applause, Music, theres, no hiding about here taking a first glance at this phone assures itself firmly as a Gaming phone with a flush aluminum finish: sharp gamer, themed, angular accents in the silver colorway, the rgb x, factor, gaming, light around the camera module and a thoughtful lightning shaped cutout housing. The dual led flash. The 6.67 inch display at the front has a very welcoming presence with thin bezels and just has that symmetrical. Look all round on the sides sits the very well placed and highly responsive, fingerprint sensor, very large speaker, cutouts on both the top and bottom and the physical magnetic pop up gaming triggers, which uses elastic silicone material for a lighter hand, feel and is said that the Eight magnets inside this construction are aimed to provide gamers, faster feedback and lower latency for a smoother experience.
If that doesnt keep you entertained, the 6.67 inch amoled display might promising over 1 billion colors ‘5 ppi and 10 times higher in responsive control, accuracy, with refresh rates of up to 120 hertz and up to 480 hertz touch sampling rate, while it may not sum up To the likes of a galaxy s22 ultra screen, the 800 nits peak brightness can still get glaringly bright, so we felt that dark mode was necessary at times, yet it still exceeds responsiveness which feels just tad bit ahead from the s22 ultra. It also supports every gamers necessity of a flat edge display to minimize those accidental touches, as this phone is relatively large measuring 162.5 by 76.7 millimeters and can be quite a handful for users with smaller hands. An equal pairing to the immersive experience is its quad speakers that are also symmetrical and strategically placed for when using the triggers to avoid blocking the speaker. Cutouts supports dolby, atmos and theres words of it being tuned by jvl, yet no official stampings that are visible on the box or phone. Despite the claim, it still produces very loud outputs and is considerably well balanced in clarity and low end base for music in gaming. Theres no faults here, providing you all the spatial awareness, youll need or just another reason to enjoy sound effects and soundtracks on asphalt. 9. performance, wise doesnt disappoint, either running on 8 gigs of ram snapdragon 8 gen 1 and adreno 730 scoring top marks on geek bench of with 1237 for single core and 3465 for multi core, which also beats the galaxy s22 ultra.
By a few points that scored 12 14 for single core and 32 45 for multi core, our 3d mark test also managed to get readouts up to 52.7 average frame rate and recorded an overall score of 8801 and performed 96 better than all of the other devices. Practical results show brightest day and responsiveness throughout all of the call of duty matches. Making every movement feel like a few milliseconds faster than your enemy, and also thanks to the dedicated shoulder triggers that can be assigned to any button of your choosing a very useful tool for first person. Shooter games, giving you the advantage over your competitors and will automatically launch game turbo boost to give you the maxed out performance when enabled, while also having essential toggles at a thumbs reach, but disappointingly, as much as it would have been a great accession for driving games. We couldnt get it to work in the likes of games, such as real racing 3, which automatically assumes it was paired to a joystick that allowed no gyro steering control and even the default setting of left and right for accelerating and braking wasnt even functional on the Screen perhaps this could be a software patch from the game itself, which might have still been left unchecked for phones such as these, but works completely. Fine on asphalt 9 too, which at least comes with a setting to turn off joystick controls photo and video captures, are also very commendable equipped with a 64 megapixel wide and 8 megapixel ultra wide and 2 megapixel macro lens outputs are as expected, coming from the 64 Megapixel wide producing very sharp details and color balance all throughout an image resembles most xiaomi phones, not exactly up to the standards of photography focused builds as this phone wasnt catered for mobile photography, leaving out some of the computational advancements weve seen in the xiaomi 12 series.
Nonetheless, it still captures great video at 4k at 30 frames per second and tops at 4k at 60 frames per second high dynamic range performs well in capturing the sky and exposure compensations, which stack up equally to its stabilization. You could even take a step further by enabling steady video, but will result in a slight crop and only supports up to 1080p. The 4700mah battery did manage to get around a day and a half of casual use and about a full day when occasionally getting into heated matches, either way, if its ever about to run out of juice, the 120 watt fast charger will get you back up to 100, in just 17 minutes with boost charging speed, enabled the poco f4 gt comes with android 12 miui, 13 8 gigs of ram with 128 gigs or 256 gig storage options and comes in cyber yellow stealth, black and night silver retailing at 2, 299, ringgit or 749 Sing dollars, evidently, if youre a gamer and love having an upper hand over your opponent, the poco f4 gt may serve you well in helping you reach the top ranks, unlike the competitiveness in a gaming world, where things can reset at a click of a button physically Putting a phone like this together must take some smart decisions from the people at paco and xiaomi to fit not just the best of hardware, yet still aiming to class itself in mid range territory, how they are able to price it so competitively.
Doesnt, add up to us in the poco f4 gt, as everything weve mentioned, seemed to be an almost perfect phone with flagship performance, while cameras arent the primary focus here. Nor was it intended to maybe weve been so distracted. So we forget the meaning of value for money, maybe the next time you choose to pay a premium price for a premium phone. You might want to take a second look for what else is out there. It might blow you out of the water, it might even get you to consider if some phones might just be overpriced.