POCO C61 with 6.71″ 90Hz display launched in India starting at an effective price of Rs. 6999

POCO has launched C61, the company’s latest budget smartphone in the C series in India, as it had announced.  The phone has a larger 6.71″ HD+ LCD screen with 90Hz refresh rate, while retaining the Octa-Core Helio G36 from the C51, and has up to 6GB of RAM and up to 6GB of virtual RAM.

It has a 8MP rear camera, 5MP front camera, Radiant Ring design and a glass back. The phone has a side-mounted fingerprint scanner and packs a 5000mAh battery with support for 10W charging over USB Type-C.

POCO C61 specifications
  • 6.71-inch (1650 x 720 pixels) HD+ IPS LCD screen with 90Hz refresh rate, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
  • 2.2 GHz Octa-Core MediaTek Helio G36 12nm processor with IMG PowerVR GE8320 @ 680MHz GPU
  • 4GB / 6GB LPDDR4X RAM, 64GB / 128GB eMMC 5.1 internal storage, expandable memory up to 1TB with microSD
  • Android 14
  • Dual SIM (nano + nano + microSD)
  • 8MP rear camera with f/2.0 aperture, secondary camera, LED flash
  • 5MP front-facing camera
  • 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio
  • Side-mounted fingerprint scanner
  • Dimensions: 168.3 x 76.3 x 8.3mm; Weight : 199g
  • Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS + GLONASS, USB Type- C port
  • 5000mAh battery with 10W charging
Pricing and availability

The POCO C61 is priced at Rs. 7,499 for the 4GB + 64GB model and the 6GB + 128GB model costs Rs. 8,499. It will be available from Flipkart starting from March 28th. With Rs. 500 coupon discount on the first day of sale, the effective price of the phone is Rs. 6,999.

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