POCO X3 Pro MIUI 12 Software Update Tracker [Update: Kernel Source released]

POCO India launched the POCO X3 Pro last week in India. POCO X3 Pro boots Android 11 with the company’s proprietary skin – MIUI 12 on top. MIUI 12 brings with it an all-new design and animations along with features such as Super Wallpapers, Floating Window, New Control Center, Enhanced Privacy Protection features such as Interceptor, Flare, Hidden Mask Mode, and more to the devices, check out this post to learn more about MIUI 12 features.

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POCO X3 Pro Unboxing and First Impressions

POCO launched its POCO X3 Pro smartphone in India last week, and the company calls as the successor to the POCO F1. It has a similar screen as the X3, but this is powered by Snapdragon 860 SoC which is powerful compared to the Snapdragon 732G. Here we have the first impressions of the smartphone. Continue reading “POCO X3 Pro Unboxing and First Impressions”

POCO X3 Pro buyers can exchange POCO F1 to get Rs. 7000 discount; POCO X3 now available starting at Rs. 14999

POCO launched the POCO X3 Pro smartphone earlier this week, and the company said that it is an upgrade to the POCO F1 which was launched 18 months back. As it had promised at the X3 Pro earlier this week, it has revealed the exchange offer for the existing POCO F1 users who will get Rs. 7000 discount in exchange for the phone. Continue reading “POCO X3 Pro buyers can exchange POCO F1 to get Rs. 7000 discount; POCO X3 now available starting at Rs. 14999”

POCO X3 Pro with 6.67-inch FHD+ 120Hz display, Snapdragon 860, up to 8GB RAM, 5160mAh battery launched in India starting at Rs. 18999

POCO just launched the POCO X3 Pro, the company’s latest mid-range smartphone as it had promised. It packs a 6.67-inch Full HD+ LCD screen with 3.8mm, punch-hole screen, 120Hz refresh rate with Dynamic switching between 120Hz, 90Hz, 60Hz or 50Hz and has 240Hz touch sampling rate, same as the X3, but comes with Corning Gorilla 6 protection. It is the first phone to be powered by Snapdragon 860 SoC that is clocked up to 2.96GHz, but it doesn’t have 5G support. The phone has up to 8GB of RAM, comes with liquid cooling 1.0 Plus with copper heat pipe and dual graphite to reduce the temperature by up to 6° C, and runs Android 11 with MIUI 12 on top.

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POCO F3 with 6.67-inch FHD+ 120Hz AMOLED display, Snapdragon 870 5G, up to 8GB RAM announced

POCO just announced POCO F3, the company’s latest F series smartphones in an event, as expected. It is the global version of the K40 which was introduced in China last month and packs a 6.67-inch E4 AMOLED screen with MEMC, 120Hz refresh rate and 360Hz touch sampling rate, DCI-P3 color gamut, HDR10+, 8,192 levels of dimming and 2.76mm ultra-small punch-hole that houses a 20MP camera. It is powered by Snapdragon 870 SoC with support for 5G SA / NSA, up to 8GB of RAM and has LiquidCool Technology 1.0 Plus that has a three-dimensional heat dissipation system that diffuses the heat more efficiently so that the phone doesn’t overheat. Continue reading “POCO F3 with 6.67-inch FHD+ 120Hz AMOLED display, Snapdragon 870 5G, up to 8GB RAM announced”

POCO X3 Pro with 6.67-inch FHD+ 120Hz display, Snapdragon 860, up to 8GB RAM, 5160mAh battery announced

POCO just announced the POCO X3 Pro, the company’s latest mid-range smartphone as it had promised. It packs a 6.67-inch Full HD+ LCD screen with 3.8mm, punch-hole screen, 120Hz refresh rate with Dynamic switching between 120Hz, 90Hz, 60Hz or 50Hz and has 240Hz touch sampling rate, same as the X3, but comes with Corning Gorilla 6 protection. It is the first phone to be powered by Snapdragon 860 SoC that is clocked up to 2.96GHz like the Snapdragon 855+, but it doesn’t have 5G support. The phone has up to 8GB of RAM, comes with liquid cooling 1.0 Plus with copper heat pipe and dual graphite to reduce the temperature by up to 6° C, and runs Android 11 with MIUI 12 on top. Continue reading “POCO X3 Pro with 6.67-inch FHD+ 120Hz display, Snapdragon 860, up to 8GB RAM, 5160mAh battery announced”

POCO X3 Pro with 6.67-inch FHD+ 120Hz display, Snapdragon 860, 5160mAh battery surfaces ahead of launch

POCO is all set to introduce X3 Pro, an enhanced version of the X3 globally and in India next week. Now the specifications and the image of the have been outed by Shopee Vietnam. This reveals a similar 6.67-inch Full HD+ LCD screen with 120Hz refresh rate and 240Hz touch sampling rate, even though some rumours said that it will feature an AMOLED screen, but we will only know for sure when it is launched. This will be powered by Snapdragon 860 SoC with up to 2.96GHz clock speeds, up to 8GB of RAM and liquid cooling 1.0 Plus. Continue reading “POCO X3 Pro with 6.67-inch FHD+ 120Hz display, Snapdragon 860, 5160mAh battery surfaces ahead of launch”

POCO schedules global event on March 22, POCO F3 and POCO X3 Pro expected

After the company announced its India event on March 30th to introduce the POCO X3 Pro smartphone, the company has now scheduled a global launch event on March 22nd to introduce the phone for global markets. It is also expected to introduce the POCO F3, which is rumoured to be the global version of the Redmi K40 that was introduced last month. Continue reading “POCO schedules global event on March 22, POCO F3 and POCO X3 Pro expected”

POCO X3 Pro launching in India on March 30

After posting teasers about the phone last week, POCO today confirmed the launch of its next PRO smartphone in India on March 30th. This will be the POCO X3 Pro which is expected to replace the popular POCO F1 smartphone in the country. The image says Unleash #PROformance, which is the same as the earlier teaser. Continue reading “POCO X3 Pro launching in India on March 30”

MIUI Global Stable ROM testing program announced for range of Xiaomi and POCO phones ahead of MIUI 12.5 roll out

Xiaomi announced the latest iteration of its own proprietary Android skin MIUI, dubbed MIUI 12.5 along with Mi 11 at a global event back last month. As per the schedule, the eligible devices will start receiving the MIUI 12.5 update starting Q2 2021. Now, the company has announced MIUI Global Stable ROM testing program ahead of MIUI 12.5 roll-out. Along with Xiaomi, POCO has also announced MIUI Stable testing program for a few devices.

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POCO hints at POCO X3 Pro India launch on March 30; could replace the POCO F1

POCO India just posted an image along with the tag #PROformance and said that only POCO can beat a POCO. This comes 30 months after the launch of POCO F1 and also hints that the POCO X3 Pro will replace the POCO F series in India. The text also hints at the launch date of March 30th for the phone. Continue reading “POCO hints at POCO X3 Pro India launch on March 30; could replace the POCO F1”

POCO X3 MIUI 12 Software Update Tracker [Update: POCO X3 NFC starts receiving Android 11 Stable Update]

POCO launched the POCO X3 smartphone in India back in September running MIUI 12.0 Global Stable on top of Android 10. MIUI 12 comes with an all-new design and animations along with new features such as Super Wallpapers, Floating Window, New Control Center, Enhanced Privacy Protection features such as Interceptor, Flare, Hidden Mask Mode, and more. Check out this post to learn more about MIUI 12 features in detail.

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Redmi K40 will be rebranded as POCO F3 for global markets reveals FCC, IMEI listing

Last month Xiaomi introduced the Redmi K40 series smartphones in China with 3 models. Now the model number M2012K11AG has been certified by the FCC and also appeared in IMEI listing that reveals that the Redmi K40 will be launched as POCO F3 for the global markets, just like how last year’s Redmi K30 Pro was launched as POCO F2 Pro in several countries outside China. Continue reading “Redmi K40 will be rebranded as POCO F3 for global markets reveals FCC, IMEI listing”

POCO M3 Review

POCO M3 is the latest smartphone from POCO and the successor of last year’s POCO M2. Unlike POCO M2 that was powered by Helio G80 SoC, this one is powered by Snapdragon 662 SoC. It also comes with an improved 48MP main camera and a 6000mAh battery. Is the phone worth the price? Let us dive into the review to find out. Continue reading “POCO M3 Review”