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Poco X3 Pro Launched: Snapdragon 860, 120Hz Display and 5160mAh Battery

After waxing intense anticipation for the past couple of days, Poco has finally launched its long advertised Poco X3 Pro today. Poco X3 Pro is an addition to Poco X3 Lineup and is the premium variant amongst the brothers. It touts a flagship-level processor, a fluid display, and a humongous battery life, all in such a tight package that any brand seldom offers.

Did we get a budget flagship? Oh, maybe. Let’s look into the details about what the new Poco X3 Pro has to offer.

Poco X3 Pro Overview:

Design & Display

Dimensions: (165.3H x 76.8W x 9.4D) mm; 215 gm
Build: Dual-texture Plastic Back + Plastic Middle Frame
Display: 6.67 inches; IPS LCD Display
Resolution: FHD+ (1080 x 2400 pixels); 395ppi Display Density; 450nits typ. brightness
Refresh Rate: 120Hz Refresh rate; 240Hz Touch Sampling Rate
Material: Corning ®️ 6th Generation Gorilla ®️ Glass, IP53 Rated

Poco, today in the launch event, stated that they would be offering a free screen-replacement program if the phone is six months new and underwent damages. Terms and conditions applied.

CPU & Performance

Chipset: Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 860 (7nm)
Processor: Octa-core (2×2.96 GHz Kryo 485 Gold || 6×1.X GHz Kryo 485 Silver)
GPU:  Adreno 640
AI: 4th Generation Qualcomm AI Engine
Cooling Technology: LiquidCool Technology 1.0 Plus
RAM: 8GB/ 6GB LPDDR4x
ROM: 256GB/ 128GB storage, UFS 3.1 | expandable

 Cameras

Rear Camera Setup: Quad Stadium Camera layout; centre alignment

·       Primary 48MP Sony IMX582 (wide, f/1.8)

·       Secondary 8MP (ultra-wide, f/2.2)

·       Tertiary 5MP (macro, f/2.4, 50mm)

·       Quaternary 2MP (depth, f/2.4)

Front Camera Setup: Centre font-camera layout; pinhole cut-out

·       Primary 20MP

 Battery & Charging

Capacity: 5160mAh
Charging: 33W Fast-Charging, USB Type-C, PD 3.0 (100% in 59min)

Read: Redmi Note 10 Pro Max Launched with 120Hz Amoled Display, 108MP Camera & 5020mAH Battery

Sensors, Speakers & Other Features

Security: Side-mounted Capacitive Fingerprint Scanner
Audio: Dual stereo speakers; Hi-Res | 3.5mm Audio Jack
Operating System: MIUI 12 based on Android 11
Ports: USB-C®, Hybrid SIM Card Slot (1 SIM + 1 SIM/SD card)
Sensors: Fingerprint Scanner (Capacitive), Ambient light sensor, Acceleration sensor, Gyroscope, Z-Axis Linear Motor, Infrared
Connectivity: WiFi 6, Bluetooth® 5.0, Wi-Fi Direct, NFC
Colors: Metal Bronze, Phantom Black, Frost Blue

Price & Availability

Poco X3 Pro will be available for purchase globally from March 24. The company has also offered an early bird discount in each variant till April 1. The phone will be available through all popular online vendors like AliExpress, Amazon, Daraz, including Poco’s new website too.

Variants Price Early Bird Price
Poco X3 Pro (6GB + 128GB) € 249 (~ Rs. 21,500) € 199 (~ Rs. 17,200)
Poco X3 Pro (8GB + 256GB) € 299 (~ Rs. 25,800) € 249 (~ Rs. 21,200)

Read: Best Budget Smartwatches to Buy in 2021 [Value for Money]




Poco X3 Pro Summary:

  • Display: 6.67 inches; IPS LCD Display (120Hz)
  • Chipset: Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 860 (7nm)
  • CPU: Octa-core (2×2.96 GHz Kryo 485 Gold || 6×1.X GHz Kryo 485 Silver)
  • GPU: Adreno 640
  • Cooling Technology: LiquidCool Technology 1.0 Plus
  • Memory: 8GB + 256GB, 6GB + 128GB, UFS 3.1, expandable
  • OS: MIUI 12 based on Android 11
  • Rear Camera: Primary 48MP Sony IMX582 (wide, f/1.8), Secondary 8MP (ultra-wide, f/2.2), Tertiary 5MP (macro, f/2.4, 50mm), Quaternary 2MP (depth, f/2.4)
  • Front Camera: Primary 20MP
  • Battery: 5160mAh, 33W Fast-Charging (100% in 59min)
  • Sensors: Fingerprint Scanner (Capacitive), Ambient light sensor, Acceleration sensor, Gyroscope, Z-Axis Linear Motor, Infrared
  • Connectivity: WiFi 6, Bluetooth® 5.0, Wi-Fi Direct, NFC
  • Colors: Metal Bronze, Phantom Black, Frost Blue

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