At the end of this morning, the new POCO M3 was formally presented. The smartphone of the now independent brand of Xiaomi arrives to shake the low-end market, with an irresistible price of $ 149 (or $ 129 during Black Friday).
Disappoint yourself if you think this is another smartphone with features that leave something to be desired to get such a low price. The brand has equipped it with everything a common user will need.
First of all, it has the Snapdragon 662 processor. This is the same processor that you find, for example, in Samsung’s competent Galaxy A7 tablet. And it comes with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage on the base model.
Its screen is generous, with 6.53 inches, and the brand did not neglect the resolution by betting on a Full HD + panel. This has a 90% utilization and a small notch drop-shaped to the front camera.
Xiaomi POCO M3 can charge other smartphones thanks to the 6000mAh super battery
The main camera is 48MP, and comes with the usual 2MP depth and macro sensors. Another detail that cannot be left unclear is its 6000mAh super battery, which can be charged by USB-C up to 18W. In addition, it can serve as a power bank for other equipment and charge it at this same speed of 18W.
It is important to note that the equipment allows you to expand the memory via microSD up to 512GB and place two SIM cards. Weighs only 198 grams, which is great for your battery. And it also has two speakers for a stereo sound sensation and the beloved 3.5mm jack input.
Xiaomi POCO M3 main specifications
- 6.53 inch Full HD + display
- Snapdragon 662 processor
- 4GB LPDDR4X RAM
- 64GB (UFS 2.1) or 128GB (USF 2.2) storage
- 48MP + 2MP (macro) + 2MP (depth) main camera
- 8MP front camera
- 6000mAh battery (18W charging)
- 3.5mm jack input
- IR Blaster
- Slot for two SIM cards + microSD
- Biometric sensor on the side
- Weight: 198g
- Two speakers (stereo)
- Available in black, blue and yellow
Prices and availability of the Xiaomi POCO M3
- 4GB + 64GB – $ 149 ($ 129 during Black Friday)
- 4GB + 128GB – $ 169 ($ 149 during Black Friday)
The smartphone will be available for purchase from November 27 in stores like the official channels of Xiaomi, Amazon or AliExpress. Unfortunately, POCO has not revealed what the starting price will be in Europe.
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