POCO M3 Smartphone Review
The brand new POCO M3 Xiaomi sub-brand smartphone, expected to launch in February 2021, in the Indian market comes with a smoothly curved edge 1080P FHD+ large display, great grip textured back, side-mounted finger-scanner and fast AI face unlock features that support Dual Nano SIM Cards. The device is available in three classy colors: Poco Yellow, Power Black, and Cool Blue, which looks pretty amazing, with the company's name inscribed in bold inside the slightly raised camera module on the back of the phone. The POCO M3 by Xiaomi gives a different level of experience to the fans of smartphone lovers by providing high-performance cameras, an FHD+ display, and a fast face unlocking feature at a reasonable price.
POCO M3 Design And Features
The POCO M3 Smartphone sports a 6.53-inch Dot Drop FHD+ display with an integrated side-mounted fingerprint sensor power button on the right side of the phone and 48MP AI triple-camera set up. The phone packs a massive battery of 6000mAh, that supports a fast charging feature. Besides this, you are provided with a better battery life span with this latest POCO smartphone. This version of the POCO smartphone, with a slim and light body, only weighs 197.0g. The SIM card tray is positioned on the left side of the device that has two Nano-SIM cards slot along with a dedicated microSD card slot. The super-fast Fingerprint sensor gives quick access to the user to unlock the phone easily.
Besides the available classy and amazing colors, the phone provides a high-performance screen display with an aspect ratio of 19.5:9, a pixel density of 395ppi, 90.34% screen-to-body ratio, and a screen contrast of 1500:1 that supports color temperature adjustment.
POCO M3 OS and Hardware
The Xiaomi POCO M3 operates on the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 662. The low-power 11nm Octa-Core includes 4 Qualcomm® Kryo™ 260 Gold clocked at up to 2.0GHz and 4 Qualcomm® Kryo™ 260 Silver clocked at up to 1.8 GHz, highest performing CPUs. The device runs on Android 10 and MIUI 12. The Adreno 610 GPU and a high-speed processor allow high-graphic games features on the phone. The phone supports high-quality AI computing performance due to 3rd gen Qualcomm® AI Engine. This smartphone supports 6GB LPDDR4X RAM with an internal storage of 64GB UFS 2.1 and 6GB LPDDR4X RAM with an internal storage of 128GB UFS 2.2. The device does have micro-SD card support with expandable storage of up to 512GB.
Xiaomi POCO M3 Camera Specifications and Performance
With a resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels, the device has a AI Triple-Camera Sensor set up at the back with a 48MP primary camera having an aperture of f/1.79 and a 0.8-micron pixel size that allows the user to capture epic shots. The 2MP Ultra Wide-angle camera with f/2.4 and a pixel size of 1.75-micron provides space for more in every image and video. The 2MP Depth camera with an aperture of f/2.4 and a pixel size of 1.75-micron and the AI feature adds beauty to the image by brightening the color taken in low-light. You are provided with different rear camera modes and functions like Document mode, Night mode, AI scene detection, Google Lens, AI Beautify, Portrait mode, Movie frame, Portrait mode background blur adjustment, Panorama, and Raw mode.
If we talk about the video recording features of the device, I must say this smartphone supports up to 1080P at 30fps and 1080P slow-motion at 120fps video recording. Other video features of the quad-camera include Slow Motion Video, Short Video, Time-Lapse Mode. The rear cameras give better image quality and visual experience.
The in-display 8MP Selfie camera with f/2.05 aperture and a pixel size of 1.12-micron allows fantastic selfies with various camera modes and features enabled like Timed selfie, Movie frame, AI Beautify, Filters, Palm Shutter, AI portrait mode, and Panorama selfie. The AI beautify feature is used to enhance the colors of the Portrait images. This 8MP Selfie Camera also supports slow-motion and short video recording features.
POCO M3 Charging Quality and Connectivity
The phone includes a USB Type-C 18W fast-charging adapter and a USB Type-C reversible connector port, that gives an extraordinary charging experience to the user. It also supports a Wi-Fi network, Bluetooth 5.0, and FM radio. The phone is provided with a 3.5mm headphone jack at the bottom. The new POCO M3 has various in-built sensors like an Ultra-fast side-mounted Fingerprint sensor, AI Face Unlock sensor, Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Magnetic induction sensor, Acceleration sensor, and IR blaster.
POCO M3 Other Specifications
- The Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3 protects the display from accidental drops and scratches. The device is also splash-proof
- The device supports a high performance Hi-Res Audio Certified dual speaker, that proves its amazing sound effects whether in the movie, videos, or gaming. With TÜV Rheinland® Low Blue Light certification and the Sunlight Mode feature of the POCO M3 smartphone, we don't have to worry about our eye.
- There are a few pre-installed apps that come along with the smartphone-like Bubble game, Block P game, MI Pay, and so.
Unboxing POCO M3
The latest Killer look POCO M3 Smartphone box contains:
- POCO M3 Smartphone
- USB Type-C Cable
- 18W Fast-Charging Adapter
- Protect Film
- Soft Case
- Sim Eject tool
- Quick Start Guide
- Important Product Information with One Year Warranty Card
POCO M3 Smartphone Total Variant(s) : 2