POCO India teased the POCO F3 GT launch back in May, and revealed that it will launch sometime in Q3 in the country. The upcoming POCO F3 GT will be the second handset under the POCO F series. To recall, the first F-series handset – POCO F1 launched about 3 years ago in India. Now, a new report by 91mobiles suggests that the POCO F3 GT will launch in early August in India. To those unaware, the POCO F3 GT is nothing but a rebranded Redmi K40 Game Enhanced Edition, that launched back in April in China.
POCO F3 GT: Price (Expected)
Based on the Redmi K40 Game Enhanced Edition China price, we can at least guess the price band for the upcoming F3 GT. To recall, the following is the Redmi K40 Game Enhanced Edition pricing in China,
Redmi K40 Game Enhanced Edition
|6GB + 128GB||RMB 1,999
(approx Rs. 23,040)
|8GB + 128GB||RMB 2,199
(approx Rs. 25,340)
|8GB + 256GB||RMB 2,399
(approx Rs. 27,650)
|12GB + 128GB||RMB 2,399
(approx Rs. 27,650)
|12GB + 256GB||RMB 2,699
(approx Rs. 31,100)
Based on the China pricing, we can expect the handset to be priced around Rs. 25,000 for the base variant in India. Similar to all other POCO handsets, the 256GB storage variants may not launch in India.
POCO F3 GT (Redmi K40 Game Enhanced Edition): Specifications, and Features
The handset offers a 6.67-inch FHD+ AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate, and a 480Hz touch sampling rate. The display panel also features a punch-hole notch, and is also HDR10+ certified. Under-the-hood, it is equipped with an octa-core MediaTek Dimensity 1200 SoC, built on a 6nm fabrication process. This is the same processor that powers Realme X7 Max. The handset also comes with vapor cooling tech for better thermal management, and runs Android 11, with MIUI 12.5 on top.
Moving on to the cameras, the handset gets a 64MP triple-rear camera setup with a pulsating ambient light around the camera module. The primary sensor on the handset gets accompanied by an 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens, and a 2MP macro lens. The pulsating ambient light can switch between different colors and also doubles up as a notification LED. On the front, it has a 16MP shooter for selfies, and video calls.
The handset is equipped with a 5065mAh battery with 67W fast charging support. It also features JBL-tuned dual speakers with Dolby Atmos and Hi-Res audio, and a USB Type-C charging port. The handset is 8.3mm thick, weighs 205 grams, and retails in Shadow, Light Blade, Silver Wing, and a Bruce Lee special edition. What do you think of the upcoming POCO F3 GT? Do let us know in the comments below.
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