The Poco M3 has just been launched in Europe. The mid-ranger is the successor to the popular Poco M2.
The M3 sports a 6.53-inches LCD Full HD+ display with a water-drop notch to house the 8MP selfie camera that has an f/2.05 aperture. The display has a 90% screen-to-body ratio, 1500:1 Contrast ratio, 70% NTSC Colour Gamut, 19.5:9 aspect ratio, 395 PPI, and is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3. The device runs on MIUI 12 based on Android 10 and has the Poco launcher.
The Poco M3 is powered by a 2.0GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 processor with an Adreno 610 GPU, 4GB of RAM. The handset has 64GB/128GB of UFS 2.2 internal storage and has a dedicated microSD card slot that supports up to 512GB of additional memory.
The device is backed by a 6,000 mAh battery that charges over a USB Type-C port and supports 18W Fast Charging. Oddly, it comes with a 22.5W fast charger in the box. The Poco M3 is equipped with triple cameras on the back inside a vertical bump. The camera set-up comprises a 2MP Macro lens with 4cm focus, an f/2.4 aperture, a 48MP primary lens with an f/1.79 aperture, a 2MP Depth Sensor, with an f/2.4 aperture and an LED Flash.
The Poco M3 has a side-mounted fingerprint scanner, dual speakers and a 3.5mm headphone jack. The device has a textured back panel with a dual-tone finish.
Poco M3 specs
- Display: 6.53-inches LCD Full HD+ 1080 × 2340 pixels, Water-drop notch, 90% screen-to-body ratio, 1500:1 Contrast ratio, 70% NTSC Colour Gamut, Corning Gorilla Glass 3, 19.5:9 aspect ratio, 395ppi
- Operating system: MIUI 12 for POCO, based on Android 10
- Processor: 2.0GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 662
- GPU: Adreno 610
- Memory: 4GB RAM LPDDR4x
- Storage 64GB/128GB UFS 2.2 + up to 512GB via dedicated microSD card slot
- Battery: 6,000 mAh, USB Type-C, 18W Fast Charging, 22.5W fast charger in-box
- Main Cameras: 2MP Macro lens with 4cm focus, 1.75μm pixel size, f/2.4 aperture, FF + 48MP f/1.79 aperture, 0.8μm pixel size, 1.6μm 4-in-1 Super Pixel, 1/2″ Sensor size + 2MP Depth Sensor, 1.75μm pixel size, f/2.4 aperture, FF + LED Flash
- Selfie Camera: 8MP 1.12μm pixel size, f/2.05 aperture
- Security: Side-mounted fingerprint scanner
- Audio: Dual Speakers, 3.5mm headphone jack
- Connectivity: Dual SIM, 4G VoLTE, 2.4GHz/5GHz Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS/ A-GPS / GLONASS / Beidou / Galileo
- Sensors: Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor, Accelerometer, Electronic compass, Vibration motor, IR Blaster
- Dimensions: 162.3 x 77.3 x 9.6mm
- Weight: 198g
Poco M3 price
The Poco M3 has been priced at $129 for the 4GB/64GB variant, and at $149 for the 4GB/128GB version. The device will be available in 3 colours: Poco Yellow, Cool Blue, and Power Black.