POCO F3 GT Spotted on BIS Listing, India Launch Seems Imminent

The POCO F3 GT recently cleared TUV Rheinland certification.

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Xiaomi Poco F3 GT

POCO India launched its first-ever 5G smartphone – POCO M3 Pro 5G earlier this month in the country. The POCO M3 Pro is powered by MediaTek Dimensity 700 processor. There is another MediaTek Dimensity powered handset that is confirmed to launch in India. POCO India, last month, confirmed that the POCO F3 GT will launch in India in Q3 2021. The upcoming handset has now appeared on the BIS certification website hinting towards an imminent launch. The smartphone had recently cleared TUV Rheinland certification. Let us take a look at the details.

POCO F3 GT clears BIS Certification!

POCO F3 GT

The POCO F3 GT appeared on the BIS certification website with the model number M2104K10I. The handset was earlier spotted on IMEI database with the same model number, confirming the speculations that the POCO F3 GT is indeed a rebranded Redmi K40 Game Enhanced Edition. To recall, the Redmi K40 Game Enhanced Edition also carries a similar model number – M2104K10C. The Redmi K40 Game Enhanced Edition, launched a couple of months ago in China, is powered by an octa-core MediaTek Dimensity 1200 processor, that is built on a 6nm fabrication process.

Other specifications of the handset include a 6.67-inch FHDAMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate. So, this could be the very first POCO handset in India to feature an AMOLED display. The Redmi K40 Game Enhanced Edition is a gaming smartphone, and hence it comes with vapor cooling tech for better thermal management.  The smartphone boots Android 11 based MIUI 12.5.

The Redmi K40 Game Enhanced Edition packs a 5065 mAh battery with 67W wired fast charging support. The handset features a triple-rear camera setup with a 64MP primary sensor, and a pulsating ambient light around the camera module. This light can switch between different colors and also doubles up as a notification LED. The primary shooter on the handset gets accompanied by an 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens, and a 2MP macro lens. For the selfies, the device offers a 16MP shooter inside a punch-hole notch.

In an interview, POCO India Director, Anuj Sharma had said that the upcoming POCO F-series handset will be priced higher compared to the OG POCO F1. So, this might be priced in 25,000-30,000 price bracket in the country. What are your expectations from the upcoming POCO F3 GT? Do let us know in the comments below.

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