Putting an end to the leaks and rumors, Little has thrown out two new mobile phones in Europe today. Dubbed Poco X3 Pro and Poco F3, these long-awaited Android phones come with high-quality Snapdragon SoCs, 48MP cameras, 120Hz displays, and much more.
So let’s take a look at some of the key specs of both devices before we move on to pricing and availability.
Poco X3 Pro and Poco F3: Specifications and Features
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Starting with the Poco X3 Pro, the device is an upgraded version of the Poco X3 that the company released late last year. Count with one 6.67-inch Full-HD + LCD screen with an adaptive refresh rate of 120Hz and Gorilla Glass 6 protection. There is also a side fingerprint sensor that doubles as the power button. The display panel comes with a 20MP punch hole selfie camera.
Speaking of cameras, the Poco X3 Pro includes a quad-camera module on the rear. It has a 48MP primary shooter, an 8MP ultra-wide sensor with a 119-degree FOV, and a pair of 2MP lenses for macro shots and depth information. It’s a downgrade from the 64MP primary sensor that’s on board the Poco X3.
Under the lid, the Poco X3 Pro features a Qualcomm processor Snapdragon 860 paired with the Adreno 640 GPU. It is a rebranded version of the Snapdragon 855+ from a couple of years ago. There is no difference in any of the specifications and even Qualcomm claims the same on its website.
The device also comes in two configurations, including a 6GB RAM + 128GB storage model and an 8GB RAM + 256GB storage variant. There is also a slot for a microSD card that will allow users to expand the storage up to 1TB.
The device also comes with a powerful 5,160 mAh battery with 33W fast charging support. It will last you two full days with light to medium use, according to Poco. It also comes with the company’s Liquidcool 1.0+ technology to improve thermal performance. There is a USB-C port on the bottom, along with the 3.5mm OG headphone jack.
The Poco X3 Pro comes in three color options: Phantom Black, Metal Bronze, and Frost Blue. Run MIUI for Poco based on Android 11 out of the box.
On the Poco F3, this Android mobile is essentially a rebranded version of the Redmi K40 that Xiaomi launched in China last month. As a result, the specifications are quite similar to the Redmi K40. Poco F3 features a 6.67-inch Full HD + AMOLED panel with a frequency 120 Hz refresh rate and 360 Hz touch sample rate. The panel comes with a resolution of 2400 x 1080p, maximum brightness of 1300 nits, and HDR10 + support for better color reproduction.
Coming internally, the Poco F3 incorporates the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 chipset inside. This is an upgraded version of the Snapdragon 865+ SoC. Also, like the X3 Pro, there are two storage variants of the Poco F3 that have up to 8GB of LPDDR5 RAM and up to 256GB of UFS 3.1 storage. And if you’re wondering about benchmarks, the Poco F3 scored over 640,000 points on AnTuTu.
Speaking of cameras, it includes a vertical triple camera setup on the rear along with Poco 5G branding. Includes a 48MP Sony IMX582 Primary Sensor, an 8MP ultra-wide angle lens with a 119º field of view and a 5MP telephoto-macro lens. There is also a 20MP selfie shooter on the front, located within the punched hole cutout.
Poco F3 also includes a 4,520 mAh battery with support for 33W fast charging. Directing our attention to the connectivity front, the device comes with support for Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.2, GNSS, and 5G connectivity. It includes a pair of front-firing dual speaker setups with Dolby Atmos support.
It comes in three color options: Night Black and Arctic Blue color combinations with a smaller Poco 5G branding, and Deep Ocean Blue with three shades of blue and a larger Poco 5G branding on the back. Run MIUI for Poco based on Android 11.
Price and availability of the Poco X3 Pro and Poco F3
Now, coming to pricing and device availability, the company will launch the base variant of the Poco X3 Pro at an anticipated price of € 199 on March 24. It will be available for that price. until April 4, and after this date, the device will be sold for € 249. For the high-end variant with 8GB of RAM + 256GB of storage, the anticipated price is € 249. After that deadline, the device will be sold for € 279.
The Poco X3 Pro will be available to buy on various online platforms, including Poco’s official website, Amazon, the Mi Home platform, AliExpress, eBay, and more.
The Poco F3, on the other hand, will come with a starting price of € 299 for the base variant with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. After the early booking deadline, the device will be sold for € 349. Similarly, the top-end variant with 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage is priced at € 349. Afterwards, it will sell for € 399.
The Poco F3 will be available at the pre-order price from March 27 to April 6 and will be available in various online stores, such as the company’s official website, Amazon, AliExpress, Shopee and more.
Poco has also confirmed that it will launch the Poco X3 Pro in other countries on March 30.