The Poco X3 Pro and Poco F3 phones were launched at the company’s global launch event on Monday. The Poco X3 Pro is powered by the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 860 4G processor and has a quad rear camera setup with a 48-megapixel main sensor. The Poco F3, meanwhile, is a rebadge of the Redmi K40 launched in China last month. The phone is powered by the Snapdragon 870 SoC and has a triple rear camera setup. It offers 5G connectivity support. The company has planned an India-specific event on March 30, and there are broad plans to launch the Poco X3 Pro in the region.
Poco X3 Pro, Poco F3 price, sale
Poco X3 Pro is priced at EUR 249 (around Rs 21,400) for the 6GB RAM + 128GB storage model and EUR 299 (around Rs 25,700) for the 8GB RAM + 256GB storage option. The phone is available in Phantom Black, Frost Blue, and Metal Bronze color options. The company introduced an early bird price of 199 euros (around 17,100 rupees) for the base model and 249 euros (around 21,400 rupees) for the 8GB RAM model. The Early Bird offer will run from March 24 to April 1 on the official Poco site, eBay, Amazon, AliExpress, Allegro, Shopee and other online sites. As mentioned, there is an India specific event scheduled for March 30 and the Poco X3 Pro is expected to hit the market widely.
The Poco F3, on the other hand, costs EUR 349 (around Rs 30,100) for the 6GB RAM + 128GB storage option and EUR 399 (around Rs 34,400) 8GB RAM + 256GB storage. The phone is optionally available in Night Black, Arctic White and Deep Ocean Blue. Early bird prices of 299 euros (around 25,700 rupees) for the base model and 349 euros (around 30,100 rupees) for the 8 GB RAM model were introduced. This price will be live from March 27 to April 6 on the Poco site, AliExpress, Amazon, Lazada, Shopee, and more. Poco will offer a one-time screen replacement free of charge for the first six months on both phones.
Poco X3 Pro Specifications
As for the technical details, the Poco X3 Pro runs on MIUI 12 for Poco based on Android 11 and has a 6.67 inch Full HD + dot display with 120Hz refresh rate, 240 Hz tactile sampling, brightness up to 450 nits and Gorilla Glass 6 protection. It’s powered by a 7mm octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 860 SoC paired with an Adreno 640 GPU. The company claims that the Poco X3 Pro is the first phone to be powered by this processor. It is said to have an impressive AnTuTu benchmark score of 491,412, which is 52% better than the Snapdragon 765G SoC. It holds up to 8 GB of RAM and up to 256 GB of UFS 3.1 storage. The phone also supports microSD card for storage expansion up to 1TB.
The Poco X3 Pro comes with a quad rear camera setup that includes a main 48-megapixel Sony IMX582 sensor with f / 1.79 aperture, an 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle shooter with a 119 field of view. degrees and an f / 2.2 aperture and two 2-megapixel sensors (macro and depth). The phone also has a 20 megapixel selfie camera sensor on the front with an f / 2.2 aperture. Camera features include dual video, video clones, ultra-wide with night mode, and selfie in night mode.
There is a 5160mAh battery with 33W fast charging support on board the Poco X3 Pro. It is said to recharge to 100% in as little as 59 minutes. The battery is said to last for up to 11 hours of gaming, 117 hours of music, 18 hours of video playback, and 6.5 hours of 1080p video recording. The phone has two speakers, a side-mounted fingerprint sensor, and connectivity options include 4G LTE, 802.11ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS / A-GPS, NFC, IR Blaster and a headphone jack. It incorporates LiquidCool 1.0 Plus technology for better heat dissipation.
Poco F3 Specifications
The Poco F3 runs on MIUI 12 based on Android 11 for Poco and has a 6.67 inch Full HD + E4 AMOLED display with 120Hz refresh rate, 360Hz touch sample rate, HDR10 +, MEMC, Corning Gorilla 5 protection and 1300 nits peak brightness. It is powered by the 3.2GHz Snapdragon 870 SoC paired with up to 12GB of RAM and up to 256GB of storage.
The Poco F3 features a 6.67-inch Full HD + E4 AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate
There is a triple rear camera setup on the Poco F3 with a main 48-megapixel Sony IMX582 sensor with an f / 1.79 aperture, an 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle shooter with a 119-degree field of view and an f / 2.2 aperture, and a 5 megapixel telemacro camera with f / 2.4 aperture and autofocus. Up front, the phone includes a 20-megapixel selfie camera. Camera features include audio zooming using a dedicated microphone when setting up the rear camera.
It packs a 4520mAh battery with 33W fast charging support. The Poco F3 would last up to 10 hours of gaming, 14 hours of video playback, 23 hours of phone calling, and 149 hours of music. It only takes 52 minutes to fully charge the phone. Connectivity options include 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth v5.1, GPS / A-GPS, NFC, infrared (IR), and a USB Type-C port.
Other features of the Poco F3 include Game Turbo 4.0, Dolby Atmos, Hi-Res Audio, X-Axis Linear Motor, dual speakers, and a side-mounted fingerprint sensor. It is 7.8mm thick and weighs just 196 grams.