POCO has just unveiled the POCO X3 Pro and F3, its latest flagship devices. Both the POCO X3 Pro and F3 pack impressive features and hardware for an even more impressive price tag.
POCO X3 Pro
The POCO X3 Pro is built around a 6.67-inch DotDisplay panel with a 120Hz refresh rate and a 240Hz touch sampling rate. It features DynamicSwitch which adjusts the refresh rate depending on what you’re doing. Housed in the punch hole is a 20MP front camera while Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protects the front.
Around the back, the X3 Pro features a quad camera setup with a 48MP Sony IMX582 sensor at the helm accompanied by an 8MP 119° ultra-wide shooter, a 2MP macro lens, and a 2MP depth sensor.
The camera includes video features like Video Clone and Dual Video. The earlier allows you to shoot the subject twice while the latter allows you to shoot video from both the front and rear cameras.
The X3 Pro is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 860 chipset coupled with 6/8GB RAM and 128/256GB UFS 3.1 internal storage expandable up to 1TB via microSD card.
It boasts a 5160mAh battery with support for 33W fast charging. The company includes a 33W charger in the box.
Other features include LiquidCool Technology 1.0 Plus, dual speakers, an IR blaster, NFC, and a 3.5mm headphone jack.
The POCO X3 Pro comes in Phantom Black, Frost Blue, and Metal Bronze.
The POCO F3, on the other hand, has a 6.67-inch E4 AMOLED DotDisplay panel with a 120Hz refresh rate and a 360Hz touch sampling rate. It supports HDR10+ and has 1300 nits of brightness. The front and back of the device is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5. It features a 20MP front camera housed in the punch hole.
A triple rear camera rounds out the optics of the new flagship. It has a 48MP Sony IMX 582 main sensor, an 8MP ultra-wide lens with 119° Field of View, and a 5MP telemacro camera. These are joined by a dedicated microphone which is used for Audio Zoom which picks up the audio as you zoom in your subject in your videos.
Under the hood, the POCO F3 has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 coupled with 6/8GB LPDDR5 RAM and 128/256GB UFS 3.1 internal storage.
It packs a 4520mAh battery with 33W fast charging support. Like the X3 Pro, the company has included a 33W charger in the box. This is said to charge the battery to full in 52 minutes.
The new 5G flagship supports Wi-Fi 6, LiquidCool Technology 1.0 Plus, a side-mounted fingerprint scanner, and features dual speakers with Dolby Atmos, Hi-Res Audio, and Hi-Res Audio Wireless certification.
The POCO F3 is available in Night Black, Arctic White, and Deep Ocean Blue colorways.
Price and availability
The POCO X3 Pro is priced in the Philippines at PHP 12,990 for the 6/128GB memory configuration with an early bird price of PHP 10,990. The 8/256GB variant, on the other hand, goes for PHP 15,990 with an early bird price of PHP 13,990 on March 24. It will be exclusive on Shopee.
The POCO F3 with the 6/128GB configuration is priced at PHP 17,990 with an early bird price of PHP 15,990. The maxed-out variant with 8/256GB will be available for PHP 20,990 but will be available for PHP 18,990 on March 27. It will be available via Lazada.