Xiaomi’s spin-off brand, Poco, has officially launched Poco M3 in India as its latest smartphone. The device comes with a 6,000mAh battery and FullHD+ display waterdrop-style display. The smartphone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 chipset. The new M series phone is the successor of Poco M2, which was launched in the country last year.
Commenting on the launch, Anuj Sharma, Country Director, POCO India said, “In its first year, POCO has created many milestones and connected with the more connected, smarter audience. Within 10 months of becoming independent, we became the 3rd largest online smartphone player in India. This is a testimony of the consumers’ overwhelming endorsement of our brand’s philosophy – ‘everything you need, nothing you don’t’. The launch of POCO M3 is our effort to elevate the brand further, offering enthusiasts cutting-edge technology coupled with best-in-class looks.”
Poco M3 price and availability details
Poco M3 has been launched in India in two different configurations. The price of the 6GB with 64GB storage variant is set at Rs 10,999 while the 6GB with 128GB storage model comes with a price tag of Rs 11,999. The device will be offered in three colour options of Cool Blue, Poco Yellow, and Power Black. The mobile phone will go on sale in the country from February 9 onwards via the e-commerce website Flipkart. On the purchase of the smartphone, the buyers will get an additional Rs 1,000 off using ICICI Bank Credit and Debit cards.
Poco M3 specifications
Poco M3 features a 6.53-inch full-HD+ display that offers 1,080×2,340 pixels of resolution. The display also comes with a screen-to-body ratio of 90.34 percent and a 19.5:9 aspect ratio. The display is protected with a layer of Corning Gorilla Glass. It runs on MIUI 12 for Poco based on the top of Android 10. The phone is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 SoC paired with 6GB of LPDDR4x RAM and up to 128GB of onboard storage. The internal storage can be expanded up to 512GB using a microSD card.
Poco M3 ships with a triple rear camera set up that include a 48-megapixel primary sensor with f/1 aperture. Furthermore, there is a 2-megapixel macro lens with f/2.4 aperture and a 2-megapixel depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture. Upfront there is an 8-megapixel selfie camera with an f/2.05 aperture.
The device packs a 6,000mAh battery that comes with 18W fast charging support. There is an Infrared (IR) blaster on the phone along with a side-mounted fingerprint sensor to unlock the phone. In terms of connectivity, there is 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS/ A-GPS, a 3.5mm audio jack and a USB Type-C port for charging.
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