Along with the POCO X3 Pro, Xiaomi unveiled a new edition of the high-end POCO F series called POCO F3 and we are going to talk about its specs, price, and release date. It is a model that stands out with its improved specifications over the previous POCO F3 Pro.
The new POCO F3 aims to become the new best-selling high-end that POCO F1 once was. To achieve this, the company relies on one of the latest processors created by Qualcomm and adds many other new features.
Xiaomi POCO F3 specs
|Dimensions||163.7 x 76.4 x 7.8mm
|Screen||6.67-inch AMOLED E4 with Full HD + resolution and 120Hz
True Tone refresh rate
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 870|
|Operating system||MIUI 12 based on Android 10|
|Storage||128/256 GB UFS 3.1|
|Cameras||Rear : 48MP main + 13MP ultra wide angle + 5MP macro
Front : 20MP
|Battery||4,520mAh with 33W quick charge|
|Others||Side fingerprint reader, USB Type C, NFC, Wi-Fi 6, Dolby Atmos, Game Turbo 4.0, X-Axis linear vibration motor|
One of the main attractions of the POCO F3 is its screen. With 6.67 inches diagonal and a completely flat panel, it raises the bar by introducing a 120Hz refresh rate with AMOLED E4 technology, and a Full HD+ resolution capable of brightening up to a maximum of 1,300 nits.
The company claims that the POCO F3’s on-screen hole is the smallest they’ve created to date, with a diameter of just 2.76 millimeters.
POCO claims that this is the best display they have integrated into a smartphone so far, thanks to technologies such as True Color, the 360° illumination sensor, and the MEMC system.
The design of the POCO X3 stands out for inheriting several features from the Redmi K40, such as the position of its rear cameras. However, this time the aesthetics of the back has been renewed. The traditional POCO look is maintained with a blue finish.
There’s a triple camera setup. It has a 48MP main sensor, accompanied by an optical stabilizer. Plus there’s a 13MP camera with an ultra wide-angle camera, and a 5MP macro camera.
POCO F3 has a Snapdragon 870 and it is an improved version of Snapdragon 865. It is accompanied by an Adreno 650 GPU, an 8GB LPDDR5 RAM and a 256GB UFS 3.1 internal storage.
Of course, this device supports 5G networks it has the Wi-Fi 6 technology. All of these components are powered by a 4,520mAh capacity battery that ensures the autonomy of up to two days, with 33W quick charging. POCO F3 has Android 11 with MIUI 12.
POCO F3 price and release date
It will be available in two different configurations, with 6GB RAM + 128GB or 8GB RAM + 256GB options. Xiaomi devices aren’t officially sold in the U.S market so assuming the prices in Europe the model with 6GB RAM should be sold around $415 and the model with 8GB RAM should be sold around $475.