POCO C3 Unboxing and First Impressions

POCO launched its C3 budget smartphone in India last week. It features a 6.53-inch HD+ display, has triple rear cameras, and comes with 5000mAh battery. Here we have the first impressions of the phone.

Box Contents

  • POCO C3 4GB + 64GB storage version in Matte Black version
  • Micro USB Cable
  • 2-pin charger (5V-2A)
  • SIM ejector tool
  • User manual

The phone features a 6.53-inch (1600 x 720 pixels) HD+ 20:9 IPS LCD Dot Drop screen which looks good, and the screen could have been brighter in outdoor. The screen has Panda Glass Screen Protection. Powered by MediaTek Helio G35 processor with IMG PowerVR GE8320 GPU, the POCO C3 packs up to 4GB of RAM and runs Android 10 with MIUI 12 on top.

The phone has a 5MP camera on the front and the usual set of Ambient Light and Proximity Sensors.

It has dual SIM and a microSD card slot on the left arranged in a single tray. The volume rockers and the power button are present on the right. The 3.5mm audio jack is present on the top, speaker grill, micro USB port and the primary microphone are present on the bottom. It has Splash proof P2i coating and corrosion-proof ports.

On the back there are triple rear cameras that includes a 13-megapixel primary sensor, 2-megapixel macro and a 2-megapixel depth sensor and LED flash in a matrix arrangement. The camera is good for the price, check out some camera samples below.

The phone has a two-tone design with a matte finish. It feels smooth to touch even though it is made of plastic, but it attracts fingerprints. The POCO C3 has a huge 5000mAh battery and supports 10W charging via micro USB.

Priced at Rs. 7499 for the 3GB RAM with 32GB storage version, the 4GB RAM with 64GB storage version costs Rs. 8999, it will be available from Flipkart starting from October 16th.

Author: Srivatsan Sridhar

Srivatsan Sridhar is a Mobile Technology Enthusiast who is passionate about Mobile phones and Mobile apps. He uses the phones he reviews as his main phone. You can follow him on Twitter and Instagram