Poco M3 and Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 SoC Launched With Triple Rear Camera: Price, Specifications
The Poco M3 was launched as the latest smartphone by the Xiaomi sub-brand. The new phone comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 SoC and a triple rear camera. The Poco M3 also features a dot drop design (the company talks about waterdrop notches). Prior to the Poco M3, Poco introduced the Poco M2 and Poco M2 Pro to the M series. The Poco M2 came with a MediaTek Helio G80 SoC, but the Poco M2 Pro included a Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G SoC processor.
Poco M3 price, availability
The Poco M3 is priced at $ 149(around 11000 in rupees) for the 4GB + 64GB storage variant, while the 4GB + 128GB storage option is $ 169 (around 12,500 rupees). The phones feature cool blue, poco yellow, and sturdy black color options. It will be available for purchase from November 27. As a referral offer, the Poco M3 will be available at a discount of $ 20 under the Black Friday sale through AliExpress, Amazon, Alza.ca, eMAG, Lazada and Mi.com. The Mi-Home.pl and X-Kom.
Details regarding the launch of the Poco M3 in India have not been revealed.
Poco M3 specifications
Poco M3 Dual SIM (Nano) runs Android 10 with MIUI 12. It features a 6.53 inch Full HD + (1,080 x 2340 pixels) screen with an aspect ratio of 19.5: 9 and a screen-to-body ratio of 90.34 percent. The screen is also internally protected by Corning Gorilla Glass, and the phone is powered by the Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 SoC with 4GB of LPDDR4X RAM. There is also a triple rear camera setup consisting of a 48MP primary sensor with an f / 1.79 lens. The camera setup also includes a 2-megapixel secondary sensor with an f / 2.4 macro lens and a 2-megapixel depth sensor with an f / 2.4 lens slot. For self and video chat, the front of the smartphone comes with an 8MP camera with an f / 2.05 lens.
Poco offers 64GB and 128GB onboard storage options, both of which are expandable via microSD card (up to 512GB) via a dedicated slot. Poco M3 connectivity options include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS / A-GPS, USB Type-C, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. In addition to the side fingerprint sensor, the smartphone also has an infrared (IR) blaster.
The Poco M3 has a 6000mAh battery that supports 18W fast charging. Moreover, the phone weighs 198 grams.