Poco has been one the best value for money smartphone manufacturers in many markets with their budget, mid-range and even flagship smartphones in India, however, the company has focused mainly on budget and mid-range devices with C, M and X series smartphones. The brand will soon introduce its first 5G phone in the mid-range segment with the launch of the Poco M3 pro 5G.
The Poco M3 Pro 5G is also the first Poco phone to feature MediaTek Dimensity chipset. The device also has a high refresh rate display and fast storage. While the device is not a high-end gaming phone, the Poco M3 Pro 5G is trying to win the competition in the budget segment with pricing about 15,000 rs. The Poco M3 Pro is an enhanced version Poco M3 from February 2021.
Poco M3 Pro 5G was detected BIS certificate recently, suggesting that it will also be launched in India. The certification site also confirmed that the device is a version of the Redmi Note 10 5G brand that is already available in the global market.
Recently also a spokesman for Poco confirmed that the device has a new set of software modifications and has some unique features to differentiate itself from other Xiaomi devices. Here’s everything you need to know about the Poco M3 Pro 5G.
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- What is it? Poco’s next 5G budget smartphone
- When is it outside? May 19 worldwide, India in June
- How much does it cost? About 15,000 Rs
Poco M3 Pro price and release date
The Poco M3 Pro 5G will be launched globally on May 19 and later, in June, the device is expected to launch in India. In terms of pricing, the Poco M3 Pro 5G is expected to be around Rs 15,000 in India, sitting right between the Poco M3 and the Poco X3 Pro. It replaces Poco X3who is currently selling Rs 14999.
Poco M3 Pro design and display
If there is one area we expect the Poco M3 to stand out from the rest, it would be design. The Poco M3 had a stunning new design and some striking color options. With the Poco M3 Pro 5G, we expect the brand to pull something similar. If this is indeed a redesigned Redmi device, the chances of customization are much lower.
In terms of display, the Poco M3 Pro 5G is expected to fine-tune with a 6.5-inch Full HD + LCD with a resolution of 2400 x 1080 pixels. The Poco M3 Pro 5G is also Poco’s first M-series phone with a high refresh rate display, as the Poco M3 Pro 5G is likely to have a 90 Hz display with a peak brightness of 500 nits. The device is also expected to support AdaptiveSync, which allows the refresh rate to vary between 30 Hz and 90 Hz depending on the content you consume.
Poco M3 Pro specifications
The Poco M3 Pro 5G is powered by the MediaTek Dimensity chipset, making it the brand’s first 5G phone in the country. Poco also said the device has 60% better performance than the M3, as does the 5G connection. Since the Redmi Note 10 5G runs on a Dimensity 700 processor, we expect the Poco M3 Pro 5G to use the same chipset as well. The processor also uses power Realme 8 5G and Oppo A53s In India and the Poco M3 Pro could also be India’s cheapest 5G phone once launched.
In India, according to Poco’s previous record, the phone is expected to arrive with at least 6GB of RAM regardless of which versions are launched in the global market. The device is also expected to be packaged in UFS 2.2 memory.
In terms of optics, the Poco M3 Pro 5G is expected to sport a 48-megapixel (f / 1.79) main camera, followed by a 2MP (f / 2.4) macro and a 2MP (f / 2.4) depth sensor. For self-portraits, the device has an 8 megapixel (f / 2.0) camera. Other features include MIUI 12, which is based on Android 11 from the pack, a side-mounted fingerprint sensor, face opener, 2.5mm headphone jack, NFC, Bluetooth 5.1 and dual-band Wi-Fi. In terms of software, the Poco M3 Pro is due come with the Poco UI, which was recently revealed by a company spokesperson. The Poco interface is expected to bring unique software features.
Finally, the device includes a large 5000 mAh battery that supports 18 W fast charging via Type-C. Battery is also another area where Poco has improvised for Indian variations, we wouldn’t be surprised if the Indian Poco M3 Pro 5G has a bigger battery and faster charging speed.