The Poco M3 has made its way to Nepal soon after the brand’s recent arrival of Poco F3. The Poco M3 is a true successor to the Poco M2 which relatively receives a delayed launch in Nepal. The latest entry of Poco Nepal shares a lot of similarities with its siblings Redmi 9 Power or Redmi 9T except for its newly designed exterior and an ultrawide lens that is missing in Poco M3. Without any further ado, let’s get to know what Poco M3 has to offer.
The Poco M3 is a budget smartphone that offers considerable feature and is well-designed to make itself look like a premium smartphone compared to its price. It is a power-packed heavy-duty smartphone featuring best in class Snapdragon 662 chipset allowing a smooth user experience and an astonishing feel within a budget.
Display and Design
The device sports a 6.53-inch IPS LCD Dot Display with a pixel density of 395ppi. The screen has an aspect ratio of 19.5:9 and the resolution stands at 1080 x 2340 pixels–an amazing deal for the price range. The screen is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3. Poco claims the display cover 70% of the NTSC colour gamut and has a contrast ratio of 1500:1.
The design of the smartphone is quite sleek and attractive to make it stand in the crowd. The body of the device is plastic made along with a plastic frame. The top of the screen features a bezel-less waterdrop notch display which looks quite subtle. Meanwhile, the rear of the phone has a triple camera setup in rectangular housing and a massive Poco branding at the corner. The rear is also said to feature an anti-fingerprint texture.
The sides of the phone feature a power button that also works as a fingerprint sensor and volume rockers. Additionally, there is a dual sim tray with a dedicated micro-SD card slot, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and a dual speaker setup. The dimension of the smartphone measures 162.3 x 77.3 x 9.6 mm and weighs 198 g.
The smartphone is powered by the Qualcomm SM6115 Snapdragon 662 Octa-core processor paired with the GPU of Adreno 610. The device comes with 4GB/6GB of LPDDR4x RAM and there is a choice between 64GB or 128GB of internal storage for the users. It is an octa-core chip with 4×2.0 GHz Kryo 260 Gold & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 260 Silver cores. It is built on 11nm fabrication technology. The device runs on Android 10 with MIUI 12.
The rear triple camera setup comprises a 48-megapixel primary camera with an aperture of f/1.8, a 2-megapixel macro camera with an aperture of f/2.4and a 2-megapixel depth sensor with an aperture of f/2.4. Meanwhile, the selfie shoot on the front has an 8MP camera with an aperture of f/2.1. A few of the features on the camera are LED flash, HDR, panorama, AI mode, Night Mode. The cameras manage to shoot video at 1080p@30fps. The day and night modes pictures from the Poco M3 are considered to be pretty decent for the price range.
Rest of the specs
The main highlight of the smartphone should be its battery. The Poco M3 gets a massive 6000mAh battery which might come as an advantage for users who like to stick to their phones for a long time. The charging option of the device is an 18W quick charging attached to the box. The colour option for the Poco M3 is Cool Blue, Poco Yellow, and Power Black.
|Dimensions||165.2 x 76.4 x 8.9 mm (6.50 x 3.01 x 0.35 in)|
|Weight||190 g (6.70 oz)|
|Built||Glass front, plastic back, plastic frame|
|SIM||Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|Display type||IPS LCD, 400 nits (typ)|
|Size||6.5 inches, 102.0 cm2 (~80.8% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~270 ppi density)|
|OS||Android 10, Realme UI|
|Chipset||MediaTek Helio G35 (12 nm)|
|CPU||Octa-core (4×2.3 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×1.8 GHz Cortex-A53)|
|Internal||32GB 3GB RAM, 64GB 4GB RAM|
|Main camera||-13 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide), 1/3.06″, 1.12µm, PDAF|
-2 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
-2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
|Selfie camera||5 MP, f/2.2, (wide), 1/5.0″, 1.12µm|
|WiFi||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||5.0, A2DP, LE|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS|
|USB||Micro USB 2.0, USB On-The-Go|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass|
|Battery type||Li-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable|
|Colours||Cross Black, Cross Blue|
Poco M3 price in Nepal
The Poco M3 price in Nepal is Rs 17,999 for the 4/64GB variant and Rs 19,999 for the 4/128GB variant.
|Poco M3||Price in Nepal|
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