POCO M3 launched with Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 SoC, 6000mAh battery; Price and specifications

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Xiaomi’s sub brand POCO has launched its latest smartphone – POCO M3 at a global launch event. The freshly launched POCO M3 is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 SoC, and comes packed with a triple rear camera set up, a dew drop design, and a massive 6000mAh battery. The company launched POCO M2 and POCO M2 Pro in its M series, prior to POCO M3. POCO M2 is powered by MediaTek Helio G80 SoC whereas POCO M2 Pro is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G SoC.

POCO M3 Price, Availability and Specifications:

POCO M3 is available with a price tag of $149 which is approx. Rs. 11,000 for the 4GB + 64GB storage variant whereas the 4GB + 128GB storage variant is available with a price tag of $169 which is approx. Rs. 12,500. The phone is available in three attractive colour options which are Cool Blue, POCO Yellow and Power Black. The latest phone is available for sale starting from November 27. The Poco M3 will be available with a discount of $20 under Black Friday sale as an introductory offer which can be availed through AliExpress, Amazon, Alza.ca, eMAG, Lazada, Mi.com, Mi-Home.pl and X-Kom. 

The dual-SIM (Nano) POCO M3 smartphone runs on Android 10 with MIUI 12 for POCO on top and has a 6.53-inch full-HD+ display. The phone comes with a screen resolution of 1080×2340 pixels with 19.5:9 aspect ratio and 90.34 percent screen to body ratio. Also, the display of the phone is protected with Corning Gorilla Glass. The phone is powered by the octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 SoC under the hood. Also, the phone is coupled with 4GB of LPDDR4X RAM. There is also a triple rear camera setup which includes a 48-megapixel primary sensor with an f/1.79 lens, a 2-megapixel secondary sensor with an f/2.4 macro lens and a 2-megapixel depth sensor with an f/2.4 lens. The phone comes with an 8-megapixel shooter at the front for selfies and video chats which bears an f/2.05 lens on top.

The phone comes with 64GB and 128GB on-board storage options which are further expandable up to 512GB via a microSD card through a dedicated slot. On the connectivity front, the phone includes 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, GPS/ A-GPS, Bluetooth, USB Type-C and a 3.5mm headphone jack. Moreover, the smartphone comes with a side-mounted fingerprint sensor and an Infrared (IR) blaster as well. POCO M3 packs a hefty 6000mAh battery which supports 18W fast charging and beside this, the phone weighs 198 grams. Details about the launch of POCO M3 in India are yet to be revealed.


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