Earlier this month the POCO X3 NFC was announced globally. Now the tweaked version of the global variant has arrived in India. The Indian version of the POCO X3 shipped without the NFC while packs a bigger battery than the global POCO X3 NFC. Whereas, the rest of the phone remains the same. Despite having a bigger battery, the POCO X3 retains the 33W fast charging mechanism. The successor offers more RAM variant than the predecessor POCO X2 and the POCO X3 NFC.
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POCO X3 Price and availability
Today, the company has announced the phone though a virtual launch event, streamed on the official POCO India YouTube channel. The phone has been announced in three storage variants as well as offers two colour options. The phone is configured at 6GB+64GB, 6GB+128GB, 8GB+128GB storage combination for the base variant, mid-tiar, and the top model respectively. While the base variant is priced at ₹16,999 (around $230) and the mid-tiar priced at ₹18,499 (around $250). Whereas, the top variant priced at ₹19,999 (around $270). The phone will be unleashed for purchase on September 29 at 12 noon IST exclusively on Flipkart. While available in Cobalt Blue and Shadow Gray colour options.
Features and Specifications
Upfront, the phone is built around an FHD+ resolution IPS LCD display of size 6.67″ inch. Further, the screen has a punch hole at the top and 120Hz refresh rate alongside the 240Hz touch sampling rate. Furthermore, the screen is HDR10 compliant and protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. Underneath the punch hole, the phone has a 20MP selfie camera sensor. Around the back, there it has a ring-shaped camera module consisting of quad-camera sensors and an LED flash. The camera sensors combine a 64MP main camera IMX682 sensor, a 13MP ultrawide camera, a 2MP macro sensor, and a 2MP depth camera sensor. The rear camera setup of capable of taking 4K videos at 30FPS and 960FPS on 720p, the Gyro-EIS is here to assist you while shooting videos/images.
Under the hood, it has an octa-core system from Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 732G SoC at the helm. That configured at 2X Kyro 470 Gold CPU at 2.3GHz & 6X Kyro 470 Silver CPU at 1.8GHz fabricated in the 8nm process. Further, it bundled with Adreno 618 GPU and LPDDR4x RAM alongside the UFS 2.1 secondary storage. The system on the phone running on MIUI 12 based on Android 10. While it gets fuel from a massive 6000mAh battery, that draws power to the system through a 33W fast charging mechanism.
For the connectivity, it has dual 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 5 and Wi-Fi direct network connectivity. Whereas, the rest of the connectivity option including a USB Type-C port, 3.5mm headphone jack, Bluetooth 5.1, Side-mounted fingerprint scanner, and the necessary sensors including GPS, Gyro, E-compass, etc.