Xiaomi Poco X3 review

Read our full review to find out how the Xiaomi Poco X3 differs, what our opinion of it is and whether it's worth the money.
Added by on 09.25.20 | Last update 03.30.22
Xiaomi Poco X3 ревю
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In the autumn of 2020, the Xiaomi poco x3 was launched on the market - a smartphone that, thanks to its good features and low price, immediately caught the eye of consumers. The device received a mid-range Snapdragon 732G processor, a decent main camera and a screen with a refresh rate of 120 Hz. To these we must add excellent sound quality.

Before reading the full review, you can familiarize yourself with the detailed Xiaomi Poco X3 specs or watch the video below the article.


  • Release date: 2020, September 22
  • Colors: Cobalt Blue, Shadow Gray
  • Dimensions: 165.3 x 76.8 x 10.1 mm.
  • Weight: 225 g.
  • Screen: 6.67" inc, 1080 x 2400, IPS LCD
  • Camera : Quad, 64MP
  • Chipset: Qualcomm SM7150-AC Snapdragon 732G (8 nm)
  • CPU: Octa-core (2x2.3 GHz Kryo 470 Gold & 6x1.8 GHz Kryo 470 Silver)
  • Memory: 64GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM
  • Battery: 6000, Li-Po, non-removable
  • Network: GSM / HSPA / LTE
  • Operating system: Android 10, MIUI 12
  • Sensors: Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass


Although the Xiaomi poco x3's body doesn't incorporate the best quality raw materials on the market, its design doesn't lag behind. The back panel is made of plastic and with a moulding that looks gorgeous. Visually, you'll have a hard time telling it's not glass. The shape of the camera block has rounded corners.

On the front, we see Gorilla Glass 5 protective glass, and at the top of the screen there is a long strip that consists of several small slits in the shape of a circle. Behind it, there is a white light indicator and a multimedia sensor. Xiaomi poco x3 also impresses with small black bezels.


The smartphone offers a 6.67-inch display with a standard resolution of 2400 x 1080 pixels. Thanks to this, the image on the screen is bright, juicy and pleasant to look at. The screen refresh rate of 120 Hz is also impressive. Thus, the device can display up to 120 frames per second. As a result, the games have excellent smoothness.


Xiaomi poco x3 is a smartphone with high performance. It is equipped with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 732G processor and was awarded as one of the best in 2020. This means that you will use the device comfortably without observing any stuttering or overheating. This device will handle complex graphics in games with ease. It has an advanced neural module that helps in this.

The advantage of the processor is its 8 cores, each of which can run at a peak frequency of 2.3 GHz. The Xiaomi poco x3 also features the useful LiquidCool 1.0 plus technology that provides 3D cooling and high performance.

The smartphone runs Android 10 operating system at the factory.


The main camera of Xiaomi poco x3 will impress you with its 64-megapixel Sony IMX682 main module with f/1.89 aperture. It produces clear, vivid photos with maximum colour rendition. Of course, the quality of the footage also depends on the environmental conditions. The second rear camera is a wide-angle, 13 MP with f/2.2 aperture and a good viewing angle of 119 degrees. With such parameters you can't miss any important detail. Boldly shoot a variety of subjects!

The third rear camera is a 2-megapixel, macro, and allows you to capture the smallest details with maximum clarity. Finally, we see a sensor that measures the depth of the frame. It is 2-megapixel.

With Xiaomi poco x3 you can shoot videos in different weather conditions with good quality - in 720 pixels, 1080 pixels, HDR and 4K at 30 frames per second. You can also make slow mo videos. Various features are available that will further make the camera experience more than satisfactory.

A nice bonus is the availability of many neural network based processing filters.

The front camera of Xiaomi poco x3 is 20-megapixel and is capable of delighting you with beautiful selfies. This is good news for any active social media user. Panorama and wide-angle shooting modes are supported.

Autonomous operation

Xiaomi poco x3 is equipped with a 6000 mAh battery. It comes with a 33 W charger. You can recharge the battery up to 62% in half an hour and 100% in just over an hour.


Ever since Xiaomi launched the Poco series, each of its models has piqued the interest of consumers. Xiaomi poco x3 is another attractive solution. It excites with its large screen, performance, quality cameras and excellent set of filters to create memorable photos. The stylish look of the device is complemented by quality craftsmanship and an interesting mirror effect on the rear panel. Of course, as a representative of the budget class, the Xiaomi poco x3 is designed with a dose of compromise. However, they are so weighted that they do not disturb the pleasant impression of the model. The smartphone is available in blue and grey.


  • Good processor
  • Quality and loud sound
  • Infrared port
  • 120 Hz picture refresh support
  • Great battery and not bad battery life
  • 33 W charger
  • Protective Corning Gorilla Glass 5


  • The rear panel, which is plastic, vibrates noticeably when playing music.

Xiaomi Poco X3 video review

Disclaimer: The information presented in this article is based on our team's personal experience with the Xiaomi Poco X3 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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