The Xiaomi Poco M3 has been officially announced, and it is the third member of the company’s most affordable smartphone series. The Xiaomi Poco M3 will go on sale on Black Friday in the United States of America at a discounted price. This article contains all you need to know about this new phone.
Xiaomi Poco M3 Features
The Xiaomi Poco M3 key feature is its huge 6000mAh battery. The battery supports 18W charging and will even charge other devices at 18W with the correct cable.
Xiaomi Poco is proud of the new phone’s battery, calling it the biggest in M3’s class. The manufacturer claims the battery will offer up to 5 days of light use, 3 days of moderate use, and a day and a half of heavy use. They also claim 2 and a half years of usage without notable degradation.
At the front of the Xiaomi Poco M3, you will find a 6.53-inch FHD+ IPS LCD with a standard 60Hz refresh rate, protected by a Gorilla Glass 3. The display has a waterdrop notch at the top for the 8MP front-facing camera.
Moving to the back, you will find a triple camera setup. The cameras comprise of a 48MP main sensor, 2MP dedicated macro, and 2MP depth sensor.
Under the hood, the Xiaomi Poco M3 has a Snapdragon 662 chipset which is paired with 4GB RAM. The internal storage is either 64GB or 128GB. The phone also has stereo speakers, a side-mounted fingerprint scanner, and an IR blaster on the Xiaomi Poco M3.
The Xiaomi Poco M3 comes pre-loaded with Android 10 under MIUI 12 and the Xiaomi Poco launcher. Xiaomi will update the M3 for Android 11 in due time as well
Xiaomi Poco M3 Price and Release Date
The Xiaomi Poco M3 will be available for purchase in the United States of America on Black Friday, November 27, 2020. There is a special discounted price on the said date – the 4/64GB version will cost $129, and the 4/128GB version will cost $149. After the promotion ends, the prices will be $149 and $169 respectively. The Xiaomi Poco M3 release date in Europe is slated for November 30, 2020. The prices are €149 for the 64GB model and €169 for the 128GB model.
Xiaomi Poco M3 Full Specification
GSM / HSPA / LTE
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41
HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A
2020, November 24
Coming soon. Exp. release 2020, November 27
162.3 x 77.3 x 9.6 mm (6.39 x 3.04 x 0.38 in)
198 g (6.98 oz)
Glass front (Gorilla Glass 3), plastic back, plastic frame