After having most of its key specifications and details out hours before the official announcement, the much-anticipated new Poco smartphone is finally here. Called Poco X3 NFC, the smartphone is the latest mid-range offering from the Xiaomi subsidiary and the first to be powered by the all-new Snapdragon 732G chipset. Let’s dive in to take a closer look at the latest Poco smartphone.

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Poco X3 NFC: Design and Display

In terms of design, the Poco X3 NFC appears to have a new design, with a circular camera module on the rear and two vertical lines running close to the sides. The design also includes the Poco branding — a design change that can be on some of the other smartphones lately. Poco X3 NFC comes in two colors: Cobalt Blue and Shadow Gray.

Towards the front, the device features a 6.67-inch LCD screen with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection on top. The display comes with HDR10 and offers an FHD+ screen resolution. Moreover, it provides a 120Hz refresh rate with a 240Hz touch sampling rate.

Hardware & Performance

Under the hood, the Poco X3 NFC runs on the all-new Qualcomm Snapdragon 732G chipset, which is an octa-core processor with up to 2.3GHz clock speed and the Adreno 618 GPU for graphics processing. To assist the processor, there is 6GB of LPDDR4x RAM and 64GB / 128GB of UFS2.1 storage (expandable up to 256GB with a microSD card). The device includes a 5160mAh battery with 33W wired fast charging support.

For connectivity, the Poco X3 NFC includes support for NFC (obviously), Wi-Fi 5, and Bluetooth 5.1. It comes equipped with a USB Type-C port, a 3.5mm audio jack, and dual stereo speakers. Moreover, it also features a side-mounted fingerprint scanner for authentication. On the software front, the device runs on MIUI 12 based on Android 10 out of the box.


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In the camera department, the Poco X3 NFC sports a quad-camera setup on the rear with an LED flash. The setup includes a 64MP primary (Sony Sony IMX682) sensor with an f/1.89 aperture, accompanied by a 13MP (f/2.2) wide-angle lens, a 2MP (f/2.4) macro lens, and a 2MP (f/2.4) depth sensor. On the front, the device has a 20MP camera with an f/2.2 aperture.

Poco X3 NFC: Pricing and Availability

The Poco X3 NFC comes in two variants: 6GB + 64GB and 6GB + 128GB, and is priced at €229 and €269, respectively. It will be available in Europe starting September 8 through September 11. As part of the early bid offer, the phone will be available at a discounted price of €199 and €249 respectively.

Poco X3 is expected to launch in India later this month.

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