After a long update, POCO is finally here with worthy successors to the original POCO F1! The all new POCO X3 Pro and POCO F3 are here with bang for the buck specifications!
POCO X3 Pro – Price and Features
The first device is the POCO X3 Pro, which features a blistering fast SD860 SoC and a 120Hz display! It is coupled with 33W charging out of the box, and comes with up-to 8GB of RAM. The GPU on the SD860 is the Adreno 640, and according to Qualcomm, the SoC is 52% faster than the SD765G!
POCO X3 Pro is also the first phone to feature this SoC which strikes a great balance between price and performance ratio. The screen can go up-to 450nits and is protected by Gorilla Glass 6. The phone runs Android 11 based MIUI 12 out of the box and uses UFS 3.1 storage.
POCO X3 Pro – Cameras
Poco X3 Pro comes with a quad rear camera setup that includes a 48-megapixel primary Sony IMX582 sensor with an f/1.79 aperture, an 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle shooter with a 119-degree field of view and an f/2.2 aperture, and two 2-megapixel (macro and depth) sensors. The phone also features a 20-megapixel selfie camera sensor at the front with f/2.2 aperture. Camera features include dual video, video clones, ultra-wide with night mode, and night mode selfie.
POCO F3 – The Real Flagship Killer
The main highlight of the show is, of course the POCO F3, the actual successor to the wildly popular POCO F1. And fixing on its predecessors mistakes, the device has a 120Hz AMOLED panel! Yep, AMOLED is finally here. The display can go up-to 360Hz touch sampling rate and sports HDR10+, MEMC, Corning Gorilla 5 protection, and 1,300 nits peak brightness!
The phone additionally runs on SD870 SoC, the latest and greatest SoC from Qualcomm after the SD888. The POCO F3 packs in a 4250mAh battery with 33W charging, and the device is said to go from 0-100% in just 52 minutes!
POCO F3 – Cameras
There is a triple rear camera setup on the POCO F3 with a 48-megapixel primary Sony IMX582 sensor with an f/1.79 aperture, an 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle shooter with a 119-degree field of view and an f/2.2.aperture, and a 5-megapixel tele macro camera with an f/2.4 aperture and autofocus. Up front, the phone includes a 20-megapixel selfie camera. Camera features include Audio Zoom with the help of a dedicated microphone at the back camera setup.
The devices are priced at:
POCO X3 Pro: EUR 249 (roughly Rs. 21,400) for the 6GB RAM + 128GB storage model and EUR 299 (roughly Rs.25,700) for the 8GB RAM + 256GB storage option.
POCO F3: EUR 349 (roughly Rs. 30,100) for the 6GB RAM + 128GB storage option and EUR 399 (roughly Rs. 34,400) 8GB RAM + 256GB storage model.
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