POCO just launched the POCO X3, the company’s latest mid-range smartphone in the X series and the successor of the popular POCO X2 in India as it had promised. It packs a 6.67-inch Full HD+ LCD screen with 3.8mm punch-hole screen that houses a 20-megapixel camera, 120Hz refresh rate with Dynamic switching between 120Hz, 90Hz, 60Hz or 50Hz and has 240Hz touch sampling rate. It is powered by Snapdragon 732G SoC with up to 8GB of RAM, comes with liquid cooling plus that combines an enlarged copper heat pipe with multiple layers of graphite to reduce the heat of the phone’s processor by up to an additional 6°C, and runs Android 10 with MIUI 12 on top.
The phone comes with Z-Shocker Haptics with over 150 vibration modes for different scenarios, packs Sony IMX682 64-megapixel 1/1.7″ sensor, 13-megapixel ultra-wide-angle lens, 2-megapixel 4cm super macro and a 2-megapixel camera for portrait shots. The phone has a side-mounted fingerprint scanner and packs a 6000mAh battery with 33W fast charging that can charge up to 60% in 30 minutes and to 100% in 86 minutes.
POCO X3 specifications
- 6.67-inch (1080 × 2400 pixels) Full HD+ 20:9 LCD screen with 120Hz refresh rate, HDR10, Corning Gorilla 5 protection
- Octa Core (2.3GHz Dual + 1.8GHz Hexa Kryo 470 CPUs) Snapdragon 732G 8nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 618 GPU
- 6GB LPDDR4X RAM with 64GB / 128GB (UFS 2.1) / 8GB LPDDR4X RAM with 128GB (UFS 2.1) storage, expandable memory up to 256GB
- Android 10 with MIUI 12
- Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / microSD)
- 64MP rear camera with LED Flash, Sony IMX682 sensor, f/1.89 aperture, 13MP 119° ultra-wide sensor with 1.12μm, f/2.2 aperture, 2MP depth and 2MP 4cm macro sensor with 1.75μm, f/2.4 aperture
- 20MP front-facing camera with f/2.2 aperture
- Side-mounted fingerprint sensor, IR sensor
- 3.5mm audio jack, Stereo speakers, Hi-Res audio, aptX HD
- Splash resistant (IP53)
- Dimensions: 165.3×76.8×10.08mm; Weight:225g
- Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz) 2 x 2 MIMO, VoWiFi, Bluetooth 5, GPS/GLONASS/Beidou, USB Type-C
- 6000mAh battery with 33W fast charging
The POCO X3 comes in Shadow Gray and Cobalt Blue colours, is priced at Rs. 16,999 for the 6GB RAM with 64GB storage version, Rs. 18,499 for the 6GB RAM with 128GB storage version and the top-end 8GB RAM with 128GB storage version costs Rs. 19,999. It will go on sale on Flipkart starting from September 29th. It comes with anti-bacterial case and a screen protector in the box.