Poco M3 with Triple Rear Cameras and Snapdragon 662 arrives in India

Marks Poco's first launch for 2021

by: - Last updated on: February 2nd, 2021
Key Takeaways
  • Poco has announced the much-anticipated smartphone, the Poco M3, in India.
  • Poco M3 has a 6.53-inch FHD+ IPS (LCD) display with Widevine L1 certification.
  • It runs on a Snapdragon 662 processor and includes a 6000mAh battery.
  • Poco M3 is available in three colors: Cool Blue, Power Black, and Poco Yellow.

After having a successful stint with the Poco M2, which the company managed to sell over 1 million devices for, the Poco is back with its successor. Called Poco M3, the smartphone made its global debut in November last year and is the third release in the M-series lineup. Some of the highlights of the M3 include a 6.53-inch FHD+ display, triple rear cameras, and a Snapdragon 662 processor.

Poco M3

Poco M3: Design and Display

Starting with the design, the Poco M3 features a slightly distinct rear design: one that has a textured (leather-like) finish and incorporates a rectangular camera block to house the camera and the Poco branding. On the front, it has a 6.53-inch (IPS LCD) display, which comes with a waterdrop-style notch and support for FHD+ screen resolution. The display is Widevine L1 and TÜV Rheinland certified.

Poco M3 comes in three colors: Cool Blue, Power Black, and Poco Yellow.

Poco M3: Performance

The Poco M3 runs on a Snapdragon 662 processor with up to 2.0GHz of clock speed and an Adreno 610 GPU to handle graphics processing. Assisting the processor is 6GB of LPDDR4X RAM and 64GB / 128GB of UFS2.2 onboard storage. The storage can be further expanded up to 512GB with a microSD card. To power the internals, there is a massive 6000mAh battery with support for 18W fast charging (charger in the box).

Talking about other specifications, the M3 supports dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, and Bluetooth 5.1. It comes with a USB-C port, a 3.5mm audio jack, stereo speakers, an IR Blaster, and a side-mounted fingerprint scanner for authentication.

On the software front, the phone runs on MIUI 12 (with Poco Launcher 2.0) based on Android 10.

Poco M3: Camera

In the camera department, the Poco M3 comes with a triple-camera setup on the rear with an LED flash. This setup includes a 48MP primary sensor with an f/1.2 aperture, a 2MP macro camera, and a 2MP depth sensor. Towards the front, it sports a single 8MP shooter.

Poco M3 camera

Poco M3: Pricing and Availability

The Poco M3 comes in two variants: 6GB + 64GB and 6GB + 128GB, priced at Rs 10,999 and Rs 11,999, respectively. It will be available starting February 9 on Flipkart.

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