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Xiaomi Poco F3 Specs, review, opinions, comparisons

Xiaomi Poco F3 Specs, review, opinions, comparisons
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Xiaomi Poco F3 Top Specs

  • Release Date: 2021, March 22
  • Dimensions: 163.7 x 76.4 x 7.8 mm
  • Weight: 196 g
  • Screen: 6.67", AMOLED
  • Main Camera: Triple, 48 MP
  • Selfi Camera: Single, 20 MP
  • Memory: 128GB 6GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM
  • CPU:
  • Battery: 4520 mAh
  • Sensors: Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, color spectrum

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Technical specifications

General specs
Brand and model Xiaomi Poco F3
Release date 2021, March 22
Dimensions (HxWxD) 163.7 x 76.4 x 7.8 mm | 6.44 x 3.01 x 0.31 in
Weight 196 g | 6.91 oz
Body build Glass front (Gorilla Glass 5), glass back (Gorilla Glass 5), plastic frame
Colors Arctic White, Night Black, Deep Ocean Blue
Battery 4520 mAh, Li-Po, non-removable
Approximate price$ 350
Screen
Technology AMOLED
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M
Screen size 6.67" inc
Screen area 107.4 cm2
Screen format 20:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio85.9%
Screen resolution 1080 x 2400 px
PPI /points per inch/ 395 PPI
Screen protection Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Other - 120Hz
-HDR10+
-1300 nits (peak)
Camera and Video
Rear camera, main 48 MP, Triple
Camera specs
-48 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/2'', 0.8µm, PDAF
-8 MP, f/2.2, 119˚ (ultrawide)
-5 MP, f/2.4, 50mm (macro), 1/5.0'', 1.12µm, AF
Functions LED flash, HDR, panorama
Video 4K@30fps, 1080p@30/60/120/240/960fps, gyro-EIS
Front camera, selfie 20 MP, Single
Specifications 20 MP, f/2.5, (wide), 1/3.4'', 0.8µm
Functions HDR
Video 1080p@30fps, 720p@120fps
Performance
Operating system OS Android 11, MIUI 12 for POCO
Chipset - Qualcomm SM8250-AC Snapdragon 870 5G (7 nm)
Processor CPU
- Octa-core (1x3.2 GHz Kryo 585 & 3x2.42 GHz Kryo 585 & 4x1.80 GHz Kryo 585)
Graphics processor GPU - Adreno 650
External memory No
Internal memory 128GB 6GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM
Antutu 9 score715000
GeekBench 5 Single Core923
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core3075
Communication and Connectivity
SIM card Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Network GSM / HSPA / LTE / 5G
Show all network frequencies:
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A, 5G
GPRS Yes
Edge Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
GPS Yes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS, NavIC
NFC Yes (market/region dependent)
USB USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go
Bluetooth 5.1, A2DP, LE
Harmful irradiation
SAR - 1.06 W/kg (head) 0.72 W/kg (body)
SAR EU - 0.60 W/kg (head) 0.84 W/kg (body)
Music and Audio
Radio No
Headphone jack No
Others
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
Other features
- Sensors - Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, color spectrum , Infrared port
- Fast charging 33W, 100% in 52 min
-Power Delivery 3.0
-Quick Charge 3+
- IP53, dust and splash protection

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Xiaomi Poco F3 Review

In recent years, Poco smartphones have become a favorite of consumers who do not tolerate compromise in any respect - neither in terms of build quality nor functionality. They want to play, take pictures, communicate, watch videos, etc. This is exactly what we see in the next representative of the series - Xiaomi poco f3.

This smartphone is meant to further establish Poco's position in the market. It has received a more powerful processor, more style and a few interesting add-ons that will be talked about in the next lines.

Design

If you follow Xiaomi products closely, you will find similarities between the Xiaomi poco f3 and the Redmi K40. The devices are identical inside and out, with the hero of today's piece also having a bright blue version with a textured panel on the back. Additionally, it is devoid of a version with 12 GB of RAM.

The Xiaomi poco f3 is a large smartphone that is made almost mainly of glass. It has lenses protruding slightly above the body and a dot-shaped notch in the screen.

The compactness of modern phones has almost been left behind. Consumers preferred large screens, making the large dimensions perfectly acceptable. The Xiaomi poco f3 has a body measuring 163.7 x 76.4 x 7.8 mm. It weighs almost 200 grams. You'll use it best with two hands.

You can choose between white, black and blue among the body colors.

Display

The Xiaomi poco f3's large dimensions come from its impressively large screen. In this case, the Xiaomi poco f3 is adorned with a 6.67-inch display. It is surrounded by sufficiently thin bezels, with the bottom one being slightly wider than the rest. The screen resolution is standard - 2400 x 1080 pixels. The aspect ratio is also well known - 20:9.

Among the nice features of the Xiaomi poco f3 screen is the high refresh rate - 120 Hz.

Scanners

In Xiaomi poco f3 we see a super fast and precise technology for unlocking the device. Facial recognition and fingerprint scanner are available to the user. The first method uses the front camera. In the dark, it can give you a problem as well when you are wearing sunglasses.

Performance

Under the beautiful and stylish body of Xiaomi poco f3 is a mid-budget Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 processor coupled with Adreno 650. That's not a bad solution. On the market, you will find several memory combinations: 6/128 GB or 8/256 GB. No memory card slot is provided. Instead, there are two SIM card slots, 5G support, NFC, several navigation systems, Bluetooth 5.1 and Wi-Fi 6.

Cameras

In recent times, a major criterion for choosing a smartphone is the qualities of its cameras. Xiaomi poco f3 offers 3 cameras on the rear panel. They are the usual suspects - a wide-angle module and an ultra-wide-angle lens. To these we must add a macro module. The main camera is a 48 megapixel with an aperture of ƒ/1.79. The ultra-wide angle is 8-megapixel with a 119-degree viewing angle and an aperture of ƒ/2.2. The macro camera is 5-megapixel.

There are no cardinal changes in the camera application compared to the brand's older models. The underlying algorithms do a decent job with photo adjustments. The selfie camera in turn is a 20-megapixel with an aperture of ƒ/2.45. It's perfectly adequate for full-on shots with friends. Colours are bright, natural enough and with a good light source you won't have any noticeable issues.

Autonomous operation

With the Xiaomi poco f3 in your pocket under moderate load, you can count on almost 11 hours of autonomous operation. The smartphone has a 4520 mAh battery. If on some days you do not actively interact with it, you may need to recharge only the next day.

Conclusion

Xiaomi poco f3 is the top model of Xiaomi's Pocophone sub-brand. The emphasis in the smartphone is made on performance. It is indeed excellent for the price of the model. Moreover, Xiaomi poco f3 is equipped with a quality display, speakers and super fast charging. The cameras could have given a little more to enhance the user experience. When choosing a smartphone with such gauges, you should consider well whether you will be comfortable working with it.

This Xiaomi model is definitely an interesting one. A worthy continuation of the series.

Pros:

  • Flagship design
  • Quality craftsmanship
  • Beautiful and modern display
  • High sound quality
  • Facial recognition technology and fingerprint scanner
  • Superior performance
  • Not bad cameras for this price class
  • Enviable autonomous performance
  • Fast charging technology support

Minuses:

  • Oversized
  • Lack of water and dust protection

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Frequently Asked Questions

The base approximate price of the Xiaomi Poco F3 was around $ 350 after it was officially announced. At this point, the price may be lower.
The official release date is 2021, March 22.
The weight of the Xiaomi Poco F3 is 196 g.
The screen size of the Xiaomi Poco F3 is 6.67" inches.
The size of the Xiaomi Poco F3 is 163.7 x 76.4 x 7.8 mm (HxWxD).
No, it is not waterproof.
Yes, it supports fast charging.
No, it does not support wireless charging.
Yes, it supports the services of Google Play store, gmail, youtube, etc.
There is Triple main camera and Single selfi camera.
To turn on the phone, press and hold the power key until the logo appears on the screen, then release the key. If the phone does not turn on after a few seconds, connect the charger and try again in a minute.
To turn off the phone, press and hold the power button until the power icon appears, then tap the power icon.
To restart the phone, press and hold the volume down key and the power key at the same time until the logo appears on the screen, then release them. This may take up to 30 seconds.
To take a screenshot, press and release the volume down button and the power button at the same time. A thumbnail of the screenshot will appear immediately after that.