POCO F3 GT bags TUV Rheinland certification; arriving in Q3
POCO is gearing up to announce the F3 GT smartphone in India in the third quarter of 2021. In the latest development, the handset with model number M2012K10C/M2012K10I has been spotted on the TUV Rheinland certification site, hinting at its imminent launch. The device is said to arrive as a rebranded version of the Redmi K40 Gaming Edition, which debuted in China in April.
The handset will feature a 120Hz OLED panel
The POCO F3 GT will have a punch-hole design, slim bezels, an IP53-rated build quality, pop-up gaming triggers, and a side-mounted fingerprint sensor. On the rear, there will be a triple camera setup. The smartphone will bear a 6.67-inch Full-HD+ (1080x2400 pixels) OLED screen with a 20:9 aspect ratio, a 120Hz refresh rate, a 480Hz touch sampling rate, and HDR10+ support.
It will have a 64MP main camera
The POCO F3 GT will sport a triple rear camera unit comprising a 64MP (f/1.7) primary sensor, an 8MP (f/2.2) ultra-wide lens, and a 2MP (f/2.4) macro snapper. For selfies and video calling, there will be a 16MP camera.
It will boot MIUI 12.5 based on Android 11
The POCO F3 GT will be powered by a MediaTek Dimensity 1200 processor, paired with up to 12GB of RAM and up to 256GB of storage. It should run on Android 11-based MIUI 12.5 and pack a 5,065mAh battery with 67W fast-charging support. For connectivity, the device should offer support for Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS, NFC, 5G, and a Type-C port.
POCO F3 GT: Pricing and availability
The official pricing and availability details of the POCO F3 GT will be announced at the time of launch, which will happen in Q3 2021 (July to September). For reference, the Redmi K40 Gaming Edition starts at CNY 1,999 (around Rs. 23,000) in China.