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Poco M3 – An Amazing Low Budget Smartphone, Specifications and Expected Price in India.

Poco M3 is Launched.
When the Poco M2 Pro released, it was Great, but it was just a rebranded Redmi Note 9, then when the Poco X3 was launched, the first original Smartphone from Poco after the highly successful Poco F1, it received many praises due to its specs sheet and pricing, and now we have the Poco M3, again an Original from Poco, and just like the X3 has some excellent specs for its price.

Here is a Detailed Review of the Poco M3.

Poco M3 Specification Table

SpecificationsPoco M3
Display6.53-Inch IPS-LCD Display, ~90% Screen to Body Ratio, 1080X2340 Pixels, 19.5:9 Aspect Ratio, 395 PPI Pixel Density, Corning Gorilla Glass 3.
CPUQualcomm Snapdragon 662
Octa-core (4×2.0 GHz Kryo 260 Gold & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 260 Silver)
GPUAdreno 610
Memory4GB LPDDR4x
Storage64GB UFS2.1 Storage
128GB UFS2.2 Storage
Camera/Optics48 MP, f/1.8, (Wide Lens) PDAF
2 MP, f/2.4, (Macro Lens)
2 MP, f/2.4, (Depth Sensor)
Video Recording Options[email protected]
Front Camera8 MP, f/2.1, (wide)
Battery6000mAh Battery
18-W Fast Charging
ConnectivityWiFi 5.0
Bluetooth 5.0
SecurityFace Unlock
Side Mounted Fingerprint Sensor
Headphone JackYes

Specification Details
https://www.poco.net/global/poco-m3/specs/

Design and Build Quality

Poco M3 has a very different design from the Poco M2 or X3; on the back, there is a large rectangular banner at the top, with Poco branding at the right, and a vertical rectangular camera module on the left, housing a triple camera setup, on the front we have a water drop notch at the top and a thin chin bezel at the bottom.
The Phone has a plastic back and a plastic frame; the front is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3.

Display

Poco M3 has a 6.53-Inch IPS-LCD Display, with ~90% Screen to Body Ratio, a native resolution of 1080X2340 Pixels, with 19.5:9 Aspect Ratio, a 395 PPI Pixel Density, and is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3.
It’s a good display for a smartphone priced around ₹10,000.

Performance

Poco M3

Poco M3 is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 an Octa-core SoC with 4×2.0 GHz Kryo 260 Gold & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 260 Silver cores coupled with Adreno 610 GPU.

The Snapdragon 662 is the same as that of the 665 in terms of performance, the only advantage it has is that it has NavIC Support and has WiFi 6, but the WiFi 6 is disabled by Poco, the 662 is an old SoC but is still excellent for day to day usage, and given.

Memory and Storage

Poco M3

Poco M3 has 4GB of LPDDR4X RAM and 2 storage options, 64GB of UFS2.1 Storage, and 128Gb of UFS2.2 Storage.

Camera/Optics

Poco M3 has a “Triple” Camera Setup.
48 MP, f/1.8, (Wide Lens) PDAF
2 MP, f/2.4, (Macro Lens)
2 MP, f/2.4, (Depth Sensor)

Video Recording Options Include
[email protected]

For Selfies, it has 8 MP, f/2.1, (wide)

Honestly, Poco why, why do you want to have a Triple camera setup when the 2 sensors are just junked 2MP Macro and Depth sensor, it would have been if it had a dual-camera setup with the secondary sensor being an 8 MP ultrawide.

Battery

Poco M3

Poco M3 has a huge 6000mAh battery with 18-W fast charging support and comes with a 22.5W charger in the box.

Audio

Poco M3

Dual speakers
0.76cc-equivalent sound chamber
And has a 3.5mm headphone jack.

Security

Poco M3

Poco M3 has a side-mounted fingerprint sensor and also has Face-Unlock options.

User-Interface

Poco M3 is running on  MIUI 12 on top of Android 10.0.

Extra

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It has WiFi 5 and Bluetooth 5.0, and also has an IR Blaster.

Poco M3 Price

4GB+64GB: $149(~ ₹11,000)
4GB+12GB: $169(~ ₹12,500)

These are the international pricing and as of now, there is no information on Indian Pricing.

Conclusion

The Poco M3 has good specs for its pricing but given the fact that Poco M2 was powered by the Helio G80, it would have been better if the M3 had a more powerful SoC, but again, there is a price difference between the two with M3 being cheaper.

Early Verdict

  • Good CPU/GPU
  • Good Camera Setup, for the price tag
  • Good Selfie Camera, for the price tag
  • Good Build Quality and Design
  • Great Display(FHD+)
  • Excellent Battery life
  • UFS 2.2 Storage
  • LPDDR4x RAM
  • WiFi 5, Bluetooth 5.0.
  • Side-Mounted fingerprint sensor
  • Aggressive Pricing

Visual Image Credits
https://www.poco.net/global/

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