Custom kernels have tapped into smartphone enthusiasts bringing an enhanced system performance. Poco F1 is one of Xiaomi’s inventions offering monster-ish hardware specifications at a very affordable price tag. The phone became popular stunning Android users since day one it announced.
There have been several custom kernel available for Poco F1 one of which is Extreme Kernel. Now, we’ll introduce you to another one.
Enter the SeshStation Kernel! Built by D1stRU3T0R based on Franco’s kernel source, this custom kernel offers an overclocked GPU performance which is perfect for gamers.
Xiaomi Poco F1 (by Pocophone) boasts Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 (10 nm) chipset that comes with Octa-core CPUs (4×2.8 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 385 Silver) and Adreno 630 GPU.
A GPU (stands for Graphics Processing Unit) is a component of the smartphone’s hardware that handles and processes graphical tasks. In a nutshell, it is a CPU dedicated to processing graphics.
Poco F1 comes as a powerful device by itself. Overclocking it will improve its default performance leveling it up to a new standard.
Will it be safe? Overclocking hardware components manually is too risky. Custom kernel minimizes those risks through the implementation of overclocking within a secure limit.
SeshStation Kernel boasts an amazing battery life while balancing performance. It won’t freeze your phone as long as you don’t use the overclocked screen refresh rate.
What can SeshStation kernel do to improve the performance of your Poco F1? This kernel overclocks the Adreno 630 GPU from 710MHz to 835MHz. This will surely boost your gaming performance significantly.
Play the most recent games confidently! Enjoy a smooth experience in playing PUBG Mobile, Call of Duty Mobile, Minecraft Earth, Pokemon Master, Dota Underlords, LEGO Legacy, Shadowgun War Games, and so on.
What more can SeshStation kernel do? Check out its key features below:
- Based on the latest Franco Source!
- Amazing battery life while maintaining performance, works on any ROM.
- GPU overclocked from 710MHz to 835MHz for better gaming experience (be sure to check in a kernel manager if it’s set to 835MHz)
- GPU UNDERCLOCKED to 180MHz for more battery.
- CPU screen has been OC-ed to 65Hz, 69Hz, and 71Hz(from 60) – more fluidity, less lag.
- Latest Touchscreen driver for no more touch issue.
- 3300-3500mA charging.
- Power-efficient work queues and idle power consumption is reduced to the absolute minimum.
- SafetyNet bypass.
- F2FS support.
- Latest Wi-Fi drivers for a better and more stable connection.
- Latest security patches.
- Many more under the hood improvements, the code speaks for itself.
Download SeshStation Kernel
SeshStation kernel for Poco F1 is made in four variants: the default 65Hz, the overclocked 67Hz, 69Hz, and 71Hz. The numbers refer to the screen refresh rate (not the GPU speed).
It is safe to overclock the screen refresh rate. It won’t damage the chipset neither GPU. Nevertheless, please expect some bugs like occasional freezing. On the other hand, it can also deliver a more smooth, lag-free, and leveled-up frame rate.
Show off playing PUBG at its maximum graphics and frame rate to your friend.
Download SeshStation Kernel v3.0:
You can also check for its latest version here.
What’s new in v3.0?
- Merge the latest upstream
- Various Memory Optimizations
- Display/OC Optimization
- Misc. Bug Fixes and some Magic!
Is this kernel compatible with custom ROMs?
Yes, it is compatible with any custom ROMs unless stated by the ROM’s developer. OOS is known to have problems with custom kernels. Hence, it might have problems. The only problem sesh r2 has with the ROM is that it doesn’t charge at 3300mA.
Is SeshStation Kernel Compatible with MIUI 11?
Obviously! You can use Sesh Station kernel on Poco F1 running official MIUI 11 ROM or its ported ROMs such as Xiaomi.eu MIUI 11.
Is this custom kernel free?
Yes, it is.
Who will be responsible for any damage to my phone?
Obviously you! Neither we nor kernel’s developer will be held responsible. Nobody points a gun on you to use this kernel.
How to install this kernel on Poco F1?
Nothing fancy, simply flash the kernel through TWRP or any other custom recoveries such as Redwolf or Orangefox TWRP.
Need a quick guide? Follow this sequence:
Step 1. Unlock the bootloader of your phone.
Step 2. Download Orange Fox TWRP recovery.
Step 4. Boot into Orangefox TWRP: Turn off the phone, then press the Power button and the Volume Up button simultaneously.
Step 5. Connect the phone to the computer using its USB cable.
Step 6. Transfer the downloaded SeshStation kernel zip file.
Step 7. Back to your phone, choose Install from the main menu.
Step 8. Find the SeshStation zip file. Tap on it to select it.
Step 9. Do the Swipe to Flash action.
Step 10. Wait for it to flash the kernel. Once done, reboot your phone.