Xiaomi Poco M3 Pro 5G review

Read our full review to find out how the Xiaomi Poco M3 Pro 5G differs, what our opinion of it is and whether it's worth the money.
Added by on 05.20.21 | Last update 11.16.21
Xiaomi Poco M3 Pro 5G ревю
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The Chinese company Xiaomi launches smartphones on the market with enviable frequency. Most of them have the ability to become popular. However, to achieve this result, a lot of effort and knowledge of the needs of millions of people is needed. The hero of the following lines is Xiaomi Poco M3 PRO 5G. Despite a few minor drawbacks, it could rank well with the super-successful devices in the years to come.

Before reading the full review, you can familiarize yourself with the detailed Xiaomi Poco M3 Pro 5G specs or watch the video below the article.


  • Release date: 2021, May 19
  • Colors: Poco Yellow, Power Black, Cool Blue
  • Dimensions: 161.8 x 75.3 x 8.9 mm.
  • Weight: 190 g.
  • Screen: 6.5" inc, 1080 x 2400, IPS LCD
  • Camera : Triple, 48MP
  • Chipset: MediaTek MT6833 Dimensity 700 5G (7 nm)
  • CPU: Octa-core (2x2.2 GHz Cortex-A76 & 6x2.0 GHz Cortex-A55)
  • Memory: 64GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM
  • Battery: 5000, Li-Po, non-removable
  • Network: GSM / HSPA / LTE / 5G
  • Operating system: Android 11, MIUI 12
  • Sensors: Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass


Xiaomi's designers have tried to create a device with an attractive and modern look. For a mid-range device, the Xiaomi Poco M3 PRO 5G is really beautiful and looks more expensive. The frames around its screen are far from minimal, and the plastic from which the case is made is not expensive. This is felt by the feeling that remains on the fingers.

The camera unit is located vertically in the upper left corner of the rear panel. At the bottom, 5G is delicately read, emphasizing one of the advantages of the model.

Among the positives are the stylish triple camera, the convenient side fingerprint scanner and the 8-megapixel selfie camera positioned at the top of the display. To these we must add a small weight and dimensions to which you will quickly get used.

The model is available in several body colors - yellow, black and blue. The yellow version looks super fresh and will appeal to young people.


Xiaomi Poco M3 PRO 5G has a large IPS display with a diagonal of 6.5 inches. The resolution is 2400 x 1080, which is no more than good. Not bad are the indicators are brightness and contrast. However, when viewed at an angle, the images tend to lose color, reducing visibility even when working with the device in sunny weather. Xiaomi has provided protection for the display with Gorilla Glass 3. Although this is not the latest generation, it guarantees a longer life of the device.

The aspect ratio of the display is standard for modern smartphones - 20: 9. It occupies almost 84% of the front panel, which means that the frames are relatively thin. The pixel density per inch is high, suggesting that the picture quality is good for this price range.


The smartphone combines productivity, technological and efficient energy consumption. It is based on a Mediatek Dimensity 700 processor that supports 5G networks. Comes in combination with 4 or 6 GB of RAM and Mali G57MC2 graphics core. As a result, the user notices the smooth operation of all applications, including many resource-intensive games.

Xiaomi Poco M3 PRO 5G can be found in several modifications depending on the internal storage - 64 or 128 GB. The manufacturer has provided a memory card slot with which you can expand it.

The smartphone comes with Android 11 and MIUI 11 operating system.


To meet the expectations of fans of the Chinese company, the smartphone is equipped with a triple rear camera. With it you will get enough detailed photos in daylight. The shots get worse with the onset of the evening. The main module is 48-megapixel with an aperture of f / 1.8. It is complemented by two 2-megapixel sensors, one of which is responsible for macro photography, and the other - for creating frames with bokeh effect.

The selfie camera also deserves attention. It is single, 8-megapixel and has an aperture of f / 2.0. Although it does not offer innovative solutions, you will be able to take decent photos with it.

Video recording with the Xiaomi Poco M3 PRO 5G has a maximum resolution of 1080 pixels at 30 frames per second.

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Xiaomi Poco M3 PRO 5G has a non-removable lithium-polymer battery with a capacity of 5000 mAh. The chipset contributes to achieving battery life of about 10 hours with a constantly active screen. With standard daily use, you can count on up to 2 days before recharging. An 18W charger comes with the device.


Xiaomi Poco M3 PRO 5G is a worthy contender for your smartphone. It has a large display, a representative exterior, a set of decent cameras and a fast and accurate fingerprint scanner that will keep your information well protected.

The current operating system ensures that you have all the latest features and software improvements. In addition, you have support for 5G networks and fashionable NFC for contactless payments.

This balanced Android smartphone is a strong competitor in the budget class. If you are wondering what new to please yourself or a loved one, do not hesitate to stop at the Xiaomi Poco M3 PRO 5G.

Xiaomi Poco M3 Pro 5G video review

Disclaimer: The information presented in this article is based on our team's personal experience with the Xiaomi Poco M3 Pro 5G and third-party sources. While every effort has been made to provide accurate and reliable information, readers should keep in mind that this is a subjective assessment. The writing of this article was not paid for or sponsored by Xiaomi.

Richard Taylor

Richard Taylor

Richard Taylor is a technology expert and journalist based in the UK. With a degree in Computer Science from the University of Birmingham, he provides insightful analysis and expert reviews of the latest smartphones and technology. His technical expertise, passion for technology and years of experience make him a trusted source in the industry.

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