Poco is all set to launch its new, F3 GT in India later this week. But ahead of the launch, it has silently announced a new variant of the Poco M3 in India. This is a 4GB RAM variant of the device that joins the already existing 6GB variant of the phone in the market.
The phone is essentially the same device as the one launched before and as such also offers the same hardware. The new Poco phone offers a lot to like including a Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 SoC and a big battery. It also gets an interesting camera setup.
Poco M3: Specifications and Price
Poco M3 has a plastic build and textured back panel that the company says is its anti-fingerprint design along with an extended camera module. The phone is 9.6 millimetres at the thickest point and weighs 198 grams. It is being offered in Cool Blue, Poco Yellow and Power Black colours to choose from.
The Poco M3 features a 6.53-inch Full HD+ (2340 x 1080 pixels) resolution display with a waterdrop notch cutout for the selfie camera. This gives the screen a 19.5:9 aspect ratio and is further topped with a layer of Gorilla Glass 3. It is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 processor with an octa-core CPU and Adreno 610 GPU.
This is paired with 4GB RAM and upto 128GB storage variants. Additionally, there is an option of expanding the storage further by using a microSD card. It runs on MIUI 12 based on Android 10 with the Poco Launcher. The Poco M3 has a triple camera setup on the back that consists of a primary 48MP camera with an f/1.8 aperture, a 2MP macro camera and a 2MP depth sensor. On the front, there is an 8MP selfie camera housed within the notch cutout. The rear camera can record videos in 1080p at 30FPS.
The phone has stereo speakers and a side-mounted fingerprint reader. It is fitted with a 6,000mAh battery that supports 18W fast charging. Poco claims that the M3 is capable of lasting 40 hours on calling or 196 hours of music playback or 17 hours of video viewing. Poco M3 price in India has been set at Rs 10,499 for the 4GB RAM + 64GB storage variant through Flipkart.