Poco M3 made its global debut back in November 2020
Poco M3 has a large 6,000mAh battery and triple cameras on the back
No official word on the Poco M3 India launch yet
Poco M3 could launch as soon as February in India, as per the latest rumour. The Poco M3 made its global debut back in November 2020 with a large 6,000mAh battery and 48MP triple cameras on the back. The Poco M3 succeeds the M2 series that was also launched last year and takes it further with a new design.
According to a tweet by popular tipster Mukul Sharma, the Poco M3 could launch in February in India. Moreover, a real-life image of the Poco M3 has also made it online giving more fuel to the rumour mill. From the image, it seems like the yellow colour variant of the phone is being used likely for an upcoming launch commercial.
[Exclusive]: the POCO M3 is indeed launching very soon in India. We can expect the new Yellow color variant to make it's way to India as well.
Feel free to retweet.#POCO #POCOM3 pic.twitter.com/UhQccnUn9G
— Mukul Sharma (@stufflistings) January 20, 2021
The Poco M3 is priced starting at $149 for the base model with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage and $169 for the 128GB storage variant. This pegs the India pricing to start from Rs 11,000 by direct conversion. There is no official word on the India launch of Poco M3 yet, but we expect the company to launch it in the country very soon.
Poco M3 specifications
The Poco M3 features a 6.53-inch Full HD+ (2340 x 1080 pixels) resolution display with a waterdrop notch cutout for the selfie camera. This gives the screen a 19.5:9 aspect ratio and is further topped with a layer of Gorilla Glass 3.
It is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 processor with an octa-core CPU and Adreno 610 GPU. This is paired with 4GB RAM and upto 128GB storage variants. Additionally, there is an option of expanding the storage further by using a microSD card. It runs on MIUI 12 based on Android 10 with the Poco Launcher.
The Poco M3 has a triple camera setup on the back that consists of a primary 48MP camera with an f/1.8 aperture, a 2MP macro camera and a 2MP depth sensor. On the front, there is an 8MP selfie camera housed within the notch cutout. The rear camera can record videos in 1080p at 30FPS.
The phone has stereo speakers and a side-mounted fingerprint reader. It is fitted with a 6,000mAh battery that supports 18W fast charging. Poco claims that the M3 is capable of lasting 40 hours on calling or 196 hours of music playback or 17 hours of video viewing.