If you have been waiting for the successor of the “flagship killer” Poco F1, you'll have to wait longer. Poco has instead launched the mid-range Poco X3 which joins the Poco X2 in the same series. Unlike some other recent Poco smartphones that borrow their design from their Redmi cousins, the Poco X3 has a fresh design. It also boasts of the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 732G SoC which is an upgrade over the Snapdragon 730G that powers the Poco X2. On top of that, you get a big 6,000mAh battery, and all this for a starting price of Rs. 16,999. Is this a proper successor or a small upgrade? Let's find out.
Poco X3 smartphone was launched on 22nd September 2020. The phone comes with a 6.67-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080x2340 pixels. Poco X3 is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 732G processor. It comes with 6GB of RAM. The Poco X3 runs Android 10 and is powered by a 6000mAh battery. The Poco X3 supports proprietary fast charging.
As far as the cameras are concerned, the Poco X3 on the rear packs a 64-megapixel primary camera with an f/1.73 aperture; a 13-megapixel camera with an f/2.2 aperture; a 2-megapixel camera with an f/2.4 aperture, and a 2-megapixel camera with an f/2.4 aperture. The rear camera setup has autofocus. It sports a 20-megapixel camera on the front for selfies with an f/2.2 aperture.
The Poco X3 runs MIUI 12 is based on Android 10 and packs 64GB of inbuilt storage that can be expanded via microSD card. The Poco X3 is a dual-SIM (GSM and GSM) smartphone that accepts Nano-SIM and Nano-SIM cards. The Poco X3 measures 165.30 x 76.80 x 9.40mm (height x width x thickness) and weighs 215.00 grams. It was launched in Cobalt Blue and Shadow Grey colours.
Connectivity options on the Poco X3 include Wi-Fi, GPS, NFC, Infrared, USB Type-C, 3G, and 4G. Sensors on the phone include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, gyroscope, proximity sensor, and fingerprint sensor.
As of 17th April 2021, Poco X3 price in India starts at Rs. 14,999.
|Product Name||Price in India|
|Poco X3 (6GB RAM, 64GB) - Shadow Gray||₹ 14,999|
|Poco X3 (6GB RAM, 64GB) - Cobalt Blue||₹ 14,999|
|Poco X3 (6GB RAM, 128GB) - Shadow Gray||₹ 16,999|
|Poco X3 (6GB RAM, 128GB) - Cobalt Blue||₹ 16,999|
|Poco X3 (8GB RAM, 128GB) - Cobalt Blue||₹ 18,999|
|Poco X3 (8GB RAM, 128GB) - Shadow Gray||₹ 18,999|
Poco X3 price in India starts from ₹ 14,999. The lowest price of Poco X3 is ₹ 14,999 at Flipkart on 17th April 2021.
|Price in India||₹14,999|
|Release date||22nd September 2020|
|Launched in India||Yes|
|Dimensions (mm)||165.30 x 76.80 x 9.40|
|Battery capacity (mAh)||6000|
|Colours||Cobalt Blue, Shadow Grey|
|Screen size (inches)||6.67|
|Protection type||Gorilla Glass|
|Processor make||Qualcomm Snapdragon 732G|
|Expandable storage type||microSD|
|Rear camera||64-megapixel (f/1.73) + 13-megapixel (f/2.2) + 2-megapixel (f/2.4) + 2-megapixel (f/2.4)|
|Front camera||20-megapixel (f/2.2)|
|Operating system||Android 10|
|Number of SIMs||2|
|Ambient light sensor||Yes|