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Xiaomi Poco M3

Xiaomi Poco M3
$149
Brand: Xiaomi
Category: Phones
  • Display 6.53 inch Full-HD+ screen
  • Camera 48MP + 2MP + 2MP Main / 8 MP front
  • Memory 4/6GB RAM with 64/128GB ROM
  • Platform Snapdragon 662 / Android 10

Our Rating

The rating is based on the opinions of users and reliable reviewers.

9
  • Design, Built Quality 7 / 10
  • Display Quality 9 / 10
  • Camera Quality 9 / 10
  • Audio & Multimedia 7 / 10
  • OS and Usability 9 / 10
  • Battery Performance 9 / 10

Xiaomi Poco M3 Highlights and Overview

The Poco M3 is the direct successor to the Poco M2 from Xiaomi. It is based on a Qualcomm CPU, instead of the Mediatek Chipset used in the M2. The device comes in a 6.53-inches HD+ screen with 1080 x 2340 pixels. It has an IPS panel with a dewdrop notch screen covered by Corning Gorilla Glass 3.

On the inside, there is an 11nm Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 CPU clocked at 2.0GHz along with Adreno 610 GPU. The Poco M3 has 4/6GB RAM with either 64GB UFS 2.1 or 128GB UFS 2.2 built-in storage.

On the camera department, there are three lenses at the back: this includes a 48-megapixel main snapper with PDAF and F/1.8, a 2-megapixel macro and third 2-megapixel depth sensing lens, pegged with an LED flash, while a single 8-megapixel snapper is kept in the notch upfront.

There is a side-mouted fingerprint scanner, enormous 6000mAh battery with 18W fast charging, dual stereo speakers and dual Nano SIMs with 4G VoLTE network. The phone comes in Cool Blue, Poco Yellow and Power Black colors and run on MIUI v12 with Google Android 10 out of the box. The full specifications of the Xiaomi Poco M3 is contained in the table below.

Xiaomi Poco M3 Full Specifications and Features

NETWORK

Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G Network Bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network Bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Network Bands LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 8(900), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500)
5G Network Bands Does not have support for 5G Network
Speed HSPA 42.2/11.5 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat6 300/75 Mbps

LAUNCH

Also Known As -
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BODY

Dimensions 162.3 x 77.3 x 9.6 mm
Weight 162.3 grams
Build Glass front (Gorilla Glass 3),
- Plastic back
- Plastic frame
SIM Type Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

DISPLAY

Display Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.53 inches, 104.7 cm2 (~83.4% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~395 ppi density)

PLATFORM

Operating System Android 10. MIUI v12
Chipset Qualcomm SM6115 Snapdragon 662 (11 nm)
CPU Octa-core (4x2.0 GHz Kryo 260 Gold & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 260 Silver)
GPU Qualcomm Adreno 610

MEMORY

RAM + ROM 4/6 GB
Card Slot Yes, up to 512 GB via microSD card (uses dedicated slot)

MAIN CAMERA

Camera Type Triple Lenses
Camera Sensor(s) 48 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP main camera
Camera Features Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Optical zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Macro mode
RAW
Sensor size - 1/2"
Pixel size - 1.6 μm (4-in-1 pixel
binning)
Phase detection
Laser autofocus
Contrast autofocus
Sapphire crystal glass lens cover
6-element lens
2 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
Video Resolution 1080p@30fps

SELFIE CAMERA

Camera Type Single Lens
Camera Sensor(s) 8-megapixel
Camera Features f/2.1 aperture
Autofocus
Video Resolution 1080p@30fps

SOUND

Loudspeaker Yes
Speaker Location Chin, below display
Audio Jack Type Yes, 3.5mm audio jack,

CONNECTIVITY

Bluetooth Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
NFC
GPS Yes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS
FM Radio Yes

BATTERY

Battery Capacity Non-removable Li-Po 6000 mAh battery
Wireless Charging No
Talk Time Talk Time is the longest time that a single battery charge will last when you are constantly talking on the phone under perfect conditions, Ambient temperature and highly dependent on the cellular network environment such as the distance to the closest cell network tower. Up to 32 hours
Stand-by Up to 560 hours

OTHER FEATURES

Sensors Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
Box Contents Charging Brick / USB cable

Xiaomi Poco M3 User Reviews and Opinions

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We CANNOT guarantee 100% accuracy for the specification table above.