POCO Global launched the POCO X3 NFC last week at an event in Europe. Soon after the European launch, POCO India General Manager, C Manmohan took it to Twitter to ask POCO fans if they’re interested in the device and want the company to launch it in India. Now, it looks like the device might launch soon in India as a new leak suggests that the smartphone will launch in India on 22nd September and will be priced under Rs 20,000 mark. The leaker further claims that the Indian variant of the device might pack a slightly bigger battery compared to the global version.
POCO X3 might be Priced under Rs. 20,000 in India
The leaked information suggests that the smartphone will launch in India for either Rs. 18,999 or Rs. 19,999, this should be the price for the base variant as previously, Manmohan has hinted that the variant priced at EUR 229 would cost Rs 20,000 + taxes in India. To recall, POCO X3 retails for EUR 229 for the 6GB RAM and 64GB storage variant, while the 6GB RAM and 128GB storage variant costs EUR 269 in Europe.
POCO X3 Specifications and Features
The POCO X3 features a 6.67-inch FHD+ LCD display with a resolution of 2,400 x 1,080 pixels, resulting in a pixel density of 395ppi. The display on POCO X3 comes with a 120Hz refresh rate, a 240Hz touch sampling rate which is covered under Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. It is a HDR10 certified panel that can achieve a peak brightness of 450 nits. Under-the-hood, the POCO X3 packs an all-new octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 732G built on an 8nm process, that is coupled with an Adreno 618 GPU, 6GB LPDDR4x RAM, and up to 128GB UFS 2.1 storage.
Coming to the optics, POCO X3 packs a 64MP Sony IMX682 primary sensor with f/1.89 aperture which is accompanied by a 13MP ultra-wide-angle lens with f/2.2 aperture, a 2MP Macro lens with f/2.4 aperture, and a 2MP depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture. The POCO X3 is capable of recording 4k 30fps videos and comes with AI SkyScaping 3.0, 6 long exposure modes, AI photo clones, Pro mode, Night mode, AI portrait mode, Movie frame, and more. The device packs a 20MP AI selfie camera with f/2.2 aperture.
POCO X3 packs a huge 5160mAh battery with 33W fast charging support over Type-C charging port. The device features a side-mounted fingerprint sensor that is embedded in the power button and supports face unlock as well. POCO has decided to retain the 3.5mm headphone jack on the POCO X3, it is the first POCO device feature a stereo setup. POCO X3 has a metal chassis, made up of super aluminum alloy but it has a polycarbonate back. The POCO X3 is available in Shadow Gray and the Cobalt Blue color variant. What do you think of the device and the leaked pricing? Do let us know in the comments below.