POCO's first 5G smartphone arrives in India at Rs. 14,000
POCO has launched its first 5G smartphone, the M3 Pro 5G, in India. It carries a starting price-tag of Rs. 13,999 and will go on sale starting June 14 via Flipkart. As for the key highlights, the device is equipped with a 90Hz 'smart display,' triple rear cameras, a MediaTek Dimensity 700 processor, and a 5,000mAh battery. Here's our roundup.
The phone has a Full-HD+ LCD display
The POCO M3 Pro 5G features a punch-hole cut-out, a prominent bottom bezel, and a side-mounted fingerprint sensor. On the rear, it has a triple camera unit. The handset bears a 6.5-inch Full-HD+ (1080x2400 pixels) LCD screen with a 90Hz adaptive refresh rate and a 180Hz touch sampling rate. It is offered in Cool Blue, Power Black, and POCO Yellow colors.
It packs a 48MP main camera
The POCO M3 Pro 5G sports a triple rear camera setup comprising a 48MP (f/1.8) primary sensor, a 2MP (f/2.4) macro lens, and a 2MP (f/2.4) depth sensor. For selfies and video calling, it has an 8MP (f/2.0) front-facing snapper.
It boots MIUI 12 based on Android 11
The POCO M3 Pro 5G draws power from a MediaTek Dimensity 700 chipset, paired with up to 6GB of RAM and up to 128GB of expandable storage. It boots Android 11-based MIUI 12 for POCO and houses a 5,000mAh battery with 18W fast-charging support. For connectivity, the device offers support for dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS, 5G, a headphone jack, and a Type-C port.
POCO M3 Pro 5G: Pricing and availability
The POCO M3 Pro 5G is priced at Rs. 13,999 for the 4GB/64GB model and Rs. 15,999 for the 6GB/128GB model. It will go on its first sale via Flipkart on June 14 with an early-bird discount of Rs. 500 on the aforementioned prices.