Xiaomi Poco X3 NFC review

Read our full review to find out how the Xiaomi Poco X3 NFC differs, what our opinion of it is and whether it's worth the money.
Added by on 09.08.20 | Last update 11.16.21
Xiaomi Poco X3 NFC ревю
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Xiaomi's Poco series of smartphones is famous not only for its gaming capabilities, but also for its value for money. In the Poco X3 model, NFC gets a chip for contactless payments, but also a fast Qualcomm processor, a quality screen and good photographic capabilities. The device has definitely provoked a lot of interest among consumers since its premiere.

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


  • Release date: 2020, September 07
  • Colors: Cobalt Blue, Shadow Gray
  • Dimensions: 165.3 x 76.8 x 9.4 mm.
  • Weight: 215 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
  • Battery: 5160, Li-Po, non-removable
  • Network: GSM / HSPA / LTE
  • Operating system: Android 10, MIUI 12
  • Sensors: Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass


The front panel of the Poco X3 NFC will not impress you with its sophisticated design. Curiously, the event indicator light is designed. It is hidden in the grid of the column. The main visual emphasis in this smartphone is on its back. There we find an unusual module of cameras in the center, gradiently overlaid with the inscription Poco and an interestingly shaped body. Against the background of faceless models in the budget class, this solution looks pretty good.

As you can see, the cameras protrude slightly above body level. This can be easily corrected with the case included.

Poco X3 NFC is IP53 protected, which means it is not afraid of dust and rain. The fingerprint scanner is located on the right side panel. He enjoys speed and accuracy. The same can be said for facial recognition technology. It works flawlessly.


This Xiaomi model has a 6.67-inch display with Full HD + resolution. The viewing angles are wide and the brightness margin is satisfactorily large. The screen refresh rate is 120 Hz. HDR10 and Widevine L1 DRM are supported, the latter offering streaming services Youtube and Netflix.

The Poco X3 NFC has improved sensor control precision. Gamers will especially like this.


Poco X3 NFC is the world's first smartphone with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 732G processor. The chipset is modern and supports 4K video recording with active HDR. The behavior of the CPU in games is similar to that of its predecessor. The interface works smoothly, no harassment. The fast response contributes to the comfortable interaction with the Poco X3 NFC.


The Poco X3 NFC has received a quad camera. The main module is 64 MP and is sensitive to light. During the day he achieves juicy and detailed photos, and in the evening or in a muted environment the shots are obtained with a slightly lower quality. Xiaomi has provided night mode, but it does rescue the situation somewhat.

The wide-angle lens of the Poco X3 NFC is not bad. As for the other two auxiliary sensors, as a result of their work, the results are decent. In portrait photos, bokeh has an excellent effect. The detail of the macro photos is pleasing to the eye.

The front camera of the Poco X3 NFC will not disappoint. Selfies look good. And here there is a qualitative blurring of the background. We must pay close attention to the additional features. For example, recording video with two cameras at the same time, as well as slow motion photography, document shooting mode and more. For creative people, this is welcome. They will have classes. With Clone mode, users can capture a single frame in multiple versions and from different angles.

The Poco X3 NFC also has a Vlog option, which "glues" several short clips, puts effects and sound on them, then offers to play the final result on the network or save the file in the device's memory.

With this Xiaomi model you will be able to shoot 4K video at 30 frames per second. No stabilization is provided, which increases the risk of blurring when moving the hands quickly.

Autonomous work

Poco X3 NFC has a battery with a capacity of 5160 mAh. In mixed mode, the phone will give you a day and a half of work, as long as you do not burden it with resource-intensive tasks. During this time, 4-5 hours of active screen enter. If you intend to watch videos without interruption, be prepared to recharge the battery after 13 hours.

Xiaomi has included a charger in the kit, with which you will fully recharge in 65 minutes. In half an hour you will have 60% of the battery level. This recharging speed is a worthy modern indicator, considering that we do not have a flagship.


The update of the Poco series has been eagerly awaited by curious fans. The Poco X3 NFC model has a powerful gaming processor, a fast and beautiful screen and an interesting design. In addition, the user gets quality photographic capabilities, decent battery life and support for fast charging technology.

This device from the Chinese manufacturer has everything you need to succeed. Moreover, it is offered at a reasonable price.

Xiaomi Poco X3 NFC video review

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