POCO C31, with a MediaTek Helio G35 processor, goes official
POCO has launched its latest budget-range C-series smartphone, the POCO C31, in India. The handset starts at Rs. 8,499 and will be available for purchase during Flipkart's Big Billion Days sale that begins on October 3. As for the key highlights, the device comes with an HD+ display, triple rear cameras, a MediaTek Helio G35 chipset, and a 5,000mAh battery. Here's our roundup.
The phone has a rear-mounted fingerprint reader
The POCO C31 features a waterdrop notch design with a prominent bottom bezel. On the rear, it has a square-shaped camera unit and a physical fingerprint scanner for secure biometric authentication. The handset bears a 6.53-inch HD+ (720x1600 pixels) IPS LCD screen with an aspect ratio of 20:9. It is offered in Royal Blue and Shadow Gray color options.
It sports a 5MP selfie camera
The POCO C31 is equipped with a triple rear camera setup comprising a 13MP (f/2.2) primary sensor, a 2MP macro lens, and a 2MP portrait snapper. For selfies and video calling, it has a 5MP (f/2.2) front-facing camera.
The device boots MIUI 12 based on Android 10 OS
The POCO C31 is powered by a MediaTek Helio G35 processor, paired with up to 4GB of RAM and up to 64GB of storage. Under the hood, it runs on Android 10-based MIUI 12 and packs a 5,000mAh battery. In terms of connectivity, the device offers support for Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, a headphone jack, and a micro-USB port.
POCO C31: Pricing and availability
The POCO C31 costs Rs. 8,499 for the 3GB/32GB model and Rs. 9,499 for the 4GB/64GB version. Buyers will get Rs. 500 off on both the variants during Flipkart's Big Billion Days sale along with up to 10% additional discount on ICICI and Axis Bank cards. The handset will go on sale from October 3 onwards via Flipkart.