Might be some helpful info from here, the original launch thread / deal https://www.ozbargain.com.au/node/612370
This is being sold direct by Amazon so might be good option if you are spooked getting it from Ali.
Respected developers at XDA-Developers are on the job already, testing crDroid ;)
Available in white or black, you can also get the 6GB / 128GB variant for ~$500
- The most powerful POCO device so far, POCO F3 sports Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G Mobile Platform, featuring an upgraded Qualcomm Kryo 585 CPU prime core clock speed of up to 3.2 GHz as well as the lightning fast 5G connectivity. Along with the ultra-fast Qualcomm Adreno 650 GPU, POCO F3 delivers superb on-device experience. Paired with LPDDR5 RAM and UFS 3.1 storage, the flagship setup guarantees faster read-write speeds for multitasking.
- POCO F3's 120Hz high refresh rate provides unprecedented smoothness in gaming on the large 6.67" display. Meanwhile, the 360Hz touch sampling rate and the fine-tuned touch algorithm allows the phone to respond extremely fast to the touch of your fingertips. The display features one of the tiniest dots in the industry at just 2.76mm. The minimal dot complements the slim 7.8mm body.
- POCO F3 is equipped with flagship-level dual speakers, offering top-quality mobile entertainment experience. Certified by Dolby Atmos, the speakers provide realistic surround sound, offering an incredible immersive audio-visual experience.
- Innovative three-microphone system. Exceed the physical limitations of optics with artificial intelligence. Combine quality hardware with improved software computing capabilities, and capture the world from different perspectives. Let powerful computing capabilities assist you in creating an abundance of intriguing videos.
Large 4520mAh(typ) battery. The slim body contains plenty of power. From morning to night, whatever you're playing, the battery easily supports you for hours upon hours. With 33W fast charging, goodbye to low battery anxiety. Experience the Speed with 5G and Wi-Fi 6. Supports 11 global network bands
- Manufacturer Xiaomi
- Model Number M2012K11AG
- Model Name POCO F3
- Model Year 2021
- Part Number M2012K11AG
- RAM Size 8 GB
- Memory Storage Capacity 256 GB
- Flash Memory Installed Size 256
- Digital Storage Capacity 256 GB
- Operating System MIUI 12
- Processor Brand Qualcomm
- Special Features Fast Charging Support, Dual SIM, Quad-Core Processor, Camera, Smartphone
- Mounting Hardware Camera
- Number Of Items 5
- Standing screen display size 6.67 Inches
- Display Type AMOLED
- Batteries Included Yes
- Batteries Required Yes
- Battery cell composition Lithium Polymer
- Battery Power Rating 4520
- Cellular Technology 5G
- Refresh rate 120 Hz
- Connector Type Bluetooth, Infrared, Wi-Fi, USB, NFC
- Device interface - primary Touchscreen, Microphone
- Form Factor Bar
- Product Dimensions 16.37 x 7.64 x 0.78 cm; 196 Grams
- Item Weight 196 g
- Manufacturer Xiaomi
- ASIN B08XYGCL4R
- Item Model Number M2012K11AG
- Batteries 1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
- Date First Available 13 April 2021