Going with the flow of smartphone different aspects, entry-level, mid-range, High-end, and extreme premium devices with a special edition, POCO F3 joins the new thread of new mobile phones with a 120Hz refresh rate.
As you might’ve realized the POCO F3 is among the company’s F-series and poses a big advantage to its users. For similarities, it shares most of its hardware with the Redmi K40 global version that was introduced last month in China.
The POCO F3 arrives with a 6.67-inch E4 AMOLED screen with MEMC, Full HD+ resolution, HDR10+, DCI-P3 color gamut, 8,192 levels of dimming and supports 120Hz refresh rate and 360Hz touch sampling rate.
It is remarkable how small the bezels around the screen display, features a 2.76mm ultra-small punch-hole that houses a 20-megapixels camera sensor for taking breathtaking selfie snapper.
Notably, around the back is a two big cameras, there is the primary 48-megapixels rear camera with 1/ 1.2″ Sony IMX582 sensor, f/1.79, supports LED flash, with an additional f/2.4 8-megapixels 119° ultra-wide angle lens.
Then, the small tiny lens is the 5-megapixels telemacro camera with f/2.4 aperture for taking close-up shots. There is also a triple microphone array that in theory can pick up 360-degree surround sound and allows you to shoot videos with the Poco F3, with the audio zoomed in on the object in focus.
Around the bottom of the device and right behind the earpiece grille are dual speakers tuned by Dolby Atmos. It comes with USB Type-C audio, 5G SA/NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS (L1 + L5), NavIC, and NFC.
Powering up the POCO F3 is an Octa-Core Snapdragon 870 7nm Mobile Platform with a prime core up to 3.2GHz Octa-core processor. It comes with Adreno 650 GPU, and runs on MIUI 12 based on Android 11 OS.
It is available in two memory configurations, there is the base model – 6GB RAM with 128GB storage and 8GB RAM with 256GB storage, it uses LPPDDR5 RAM and UFS 3.1 storage and supports Dual SIM, offering nano + nano.
It packs a 4,520mAh battery which supports up to 33W wired charging that can charge from 0 to 100% in just 52 minutes. The POCO F3 6GB RAM costs 349 euros ($415) and the 8GB RAM goes for 399 Euros ($475) with 256GB storage.
POCO is offering discounted €50 prices for early birds from March 27th to April 6th, where the 6GB/128GB costs 299 Euros ($356) and 8GB/256GB is priced at 349 Euros ($415).