POCO just announced the POCO X3 GT, the company’s latest mid-range smartphone in the X3 series in Malaysia, as it had promised. This is a rebranded Redmi Note 10 Pro 5G smartphone that was introduced in China in May. It packs a 6.6-inch Full HD+ LCD screen with 120Hz refresh rate, 240Hz touch sampling rate, Adaptive sync variable refresh rate to switch between 120Hz, 90Hz, 60Hz, 50Hz, 48Hz and 24Hz depending on the content, supports DCI-P3 color gamut and has Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection.
It is powered by Dimensity 1100 with support for 5G SA/NSA, 8GB of RAM and has 16370mm² VC liquid cooling, graphite, thermal conductive gel and copper foil, so the whole body is covered for the best heat dissipation. The phone features a 64-megapixel rear camera, 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle lens and a 2-megapixel macro camera. It has IP53 ratings for splash resistance, has X-axis linear vibration motor and packs a 5000mAh battery with 67W fast charging that can charge up to 100% in 42 minutes.
POCO X3 GT specifications
- 6.6-inch (2400×1080 pixels) Full HD+ LCD 20:9 aspect ratio screen with HDR10+, 120Hz refresh rate, 100% DCI-P3 colour gamut, up to 450nits brightness, Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection
- Up to 2.6GHz Octa Core MediaTek Dimensity 1100 6nm processor with ARM G77 MC9 GPU
- 8GB LPDDR4x RAM with 128GB / 256GB (UFS 3.1) storage
- Android 11 with MIUI 12.5 for POCO
- Dual SIM (nano + nano)
- 64MP camera with f/1.79 aperture, LED flash, 8MP 119° ultra-wide sensor with f/2.3 aperture, 2MP 4cm macro camera with f/2.4 aperture
- 16MP front-facing camera
- Side-mounted fingerprint sensor, IR sensor
- USB Type-C audio, Stereo speakers, Dolby Atmos, Hi-Res Audio, Sound by JBL Audio quality certification
- Splash Resistant (IP53)
- Dimensions: 163.3 x 75.9×8.9mm; Weight:193g
- 5G SA/NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6 802.11 ax, Bluetooth 5.2,GPS/GLONASS, USB Type-C, NFC 3.0
- 5000mAh(typ)/ 4900mAh(min) battery with 67W fast charging, PD/QC charging
The POCO X3 GT comes in Cloud White, Wave Blue and Stargaze Black colours, is priced at RM 1199 (US$ 283 / Rs. 21,045 approx.) for the 8GB RAM with 128GB storage version and the 8GB RAM with 256GB storage version costs RM 1399 (US$ 330 / Rs. 24,555 approx.). It will go on sale in Malaysia starting from August 3rd. POCO India head Anuj Sharma has confirmed that this will not launch in India, so it is possible that this might launch under Redmi or Mi series in the country.