Poco launched the Poco X3 Pro final week in India, and the corporate claims that that is the true successor to the extremely popular Poco F1 (Review) which was launched again in August 2018. The Poco X3 Pro resembles final yr’s Poco X3 (Review) when it comes to seems to be, however its insides are more powerful. Some of the important thing highlights of the Poco X3 Pro are its Qualcomm Snapdragon 860 SoC, 48-megapixel major rear digital camera, and big 5,160mAh battery. I acquired the prospect to unbox the system, and listed below are my first impressions.
The Poco X3 Pro is available in two variants – one with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage, which is priced at Rs.18,999, and the opposite with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage which is priced at Rs. 20,999. Poco affords three colors for the X3 Pro: Golden Bronze, Graphite Black, and Steel Blue. I’ve a Steel Blue unit with me. The system may be very eye-catching and the again is visually divided into three panels. The center one has a shiny end with a big POCO brand, whereas either side have a matte end.
The Poco X3 Pro sports activities a 6.67-inch (1080 × 2400 pixels) full-HD+ LCD display screen with a 20:9 facet ratio. It additionally helps a refresh charge of as much as 120Hz, and a 240Hz contact sampling charge. The show is just like that of the Poco X3, however this time round, the larger sibling will get Corning Gorilla Glass 6 for cover.
A 20-megapixel entrance digital camera is tucked inside a punch-hole proper within the higher center of the display screen. We may also see an earpiece that homes a notification LED and likewise acts as a second speaker. Stereo sound is all the time a pleasant contact, particularly on telephones that price underneath Rs.20,000.
The quantity and energy buttons are on the suitable facet. The energy button additionally acts as a fingerprint sensor. We have a USB-Type C port, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and a speaker on the backside of the system. On the left, we’ve got the hybrid dual-SIM tray. On the highest, there’s an IR emitter and a secondary microphone.
Under the hood, the Poco X3 Pro is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 860 SoC which has an built-in Adreno 640 GPU.
Coming to the again, the Poco X3 Pro sports activities a quad-camera module that appears similar to the one on the Poco X3. It has a 48-megapixel major digital camera, an 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle digital camera with a 119° discipline of view, a 2-megapixel depth sensor, and a 2-megapixel macro digital camera. The X3 Pro has EIS and may report movies at as much as 4K at 30fps or 960fps for slow-motion video recording.
The Poco X3 Pro weighs 213g, nonetheless, I didn’t really feel that the system was unbalanced. It was simply manageable for me, and one-handed utilization can also be doable. The Poco X3 Pro helps 33W quick charging, and also you get a 33W charger within the field, together with a Type-A TO Type-C cable and a protecting case.
The Poco X3 Pro runs on MIUI 12 primarily based on Android 11 out of the field. I observed a number of preloaded apps which could be uninstalled if you don’t use them. In the Settings, you may select whether or not you wish to press the facility button to unlock the cellphone along with your fingerprint, or whether or not only a feather contact ought to do it. There’s additionally face recognition.
The Poco X3 Pro goes on sale starting from April 6, 2021, on Flipkart.