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Xiaomi Poco X3 Pro Specs, review, opinions, comparisons

Xiaomi Poco X3 Pro Specs, review, opinions, comparisons
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Xiaomi Poco X3 Pro Top Specs

  • Release Date: 2021, March 22
  • Dimensions: 165.3 x 76.8 x 9.4 mm
  • Weight: 215 g
  • Screen: 6.67", IPS LCD
  • Main Camera: Quad, 48 MP
  • Selfi Camera: Single, 20 MP
  • Memory: 128GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM
  • CPU:
  • Battery: 5160 mAh
  • Sensors: Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass

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Technical specifications

General specs
Brand and model Xiaomi Poco X3 Pro
Release date 2021, March 22
Dimensions (HxWxD) 165.3 x 76.8 x 9.4 mm | 6.51 x 3.02 x 0.37 in
Weight 215 g | 7.58 oz
Body build Glass front (Gorilla Glass 6), plastic back
Colors Phantom Black, Frost Blue, Metal Bronze
Battery 5160 mAh, Li-Po, non-removable
Approximate price$ 230
Screen
Technology IPS LCD
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 ratio84.6%
Screen resolution 1080 x 2400 px
PPI /points per inch/ 395 PPI
Screen protection Corning Gorilla Glass 6
Other - 120Hz
-HDR10
-450 nits (typ)
Camera and Video
Rear camera, main 48 MP, Quad
Camera specs
-48 MP, f/1.8, (wide), 1/2.0", 0.8µm, PDAF
-8 MP, f/2.2, 119˚ (ultrawide), 1.0µm
-2 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
-2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
Functions Dual-LED flash, HDR, panorama
Video 4K@30fps, 1080p@30/60/120/240fps, 1080p@960fps, gyro-EIS
Front camera, selfie 20 MP, Single
Specifications 20 MP, f/2.2, (wide), 1/3.4'', 0.8µm
Functions HDR, panorama
Video 1080p@30fps
Performance
Operating system OS Android 11
Chipset - Qualcomm Snapdragon 860 (7 nm)
Processor CPU
- Octa-core (1x2.96 GHz Kryo 485 Gold & 3x2.42 GHz Kryo 485 Gold & 4x1.78 GHz Kryo 485 Silver)
Graphics processor GPU - Adreno 640
External memory microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)
Internal memory 128GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM
Antutu 9 score561112
GeekBench 5 Single Core738
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core2413
Communication and Connectivity
SIM card Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Network GSM / HSPA / LTE
Show all network frequencies:
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A
GPRS Yes
Edge Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
NFC Yes (market/region dependent)
USB USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
Harmful irradiation
SAR - 0.99 W/kg (head) 0.67 W/kg (body)
SAR EU - 0.99 W/kg (head) 0.67 W/kg (body)
Music and Audio
Radio FM radio, recording
Headphone jack Yes
Others
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
Other features
- Sensors - Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass , Infrared port
- Fast charging 33W, 59% in 30 min, 100% in 59 min
- IP53, dust and splash protection

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Xiaomi Poco X3 Pro Review

Xiaomi poco x3 pro is a worthy representative of the Poco series. It is a direct successor of the notorious years ago pocofone F1. As such, it is tasked with establishing the series' authority and setting standards for its continuation going forward. If you're wondering what its merits are over its competitors, read the following lines.

Design

On the surface, it's not hard to confuse the Xiaomi poco x3 pro with the Poco X3 NFC. Both models have an identical design, identical screens and front cameras, but in everything else they differ. First and foremost is the hardware platform.

The Xiaomi poco x3 pro's faceplate has very thin bezels around the screen. Here, the latter occupies almost 85% of the surface. The rear panel features a huge logo and a block of cameras in an interesting shape. The fingerprint scanner is located on the side in the boot button of the device.

Another difference we see in the front panel, which is covered with tempered Gorilla Glass 6 protective glass. Additionally, the casing is protected against water splashes to IP53 standard.

Display

The Xiaomi poco x3 pro features the same screen as the Poco X3 NFC, but not OLED. It supports 120 Hz refresh rate, which gives it an edge over many competitors. The screen diagonal of Xiaomi poco x3 pro is 6.67 inches. The matrix is IPS. The screen resolution is Full HD+ (2400 × 1080 pixels) and the pixel density is not high. Just 395 inches. The viewing angles are wide.

Performance

Underneath the stylish body of the Xiaomi poco x3 pro is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 860 platform. The processor has 8 cores: one with maximum performance Kryo 485 Gold with an operating frequency of 2.96 GHz, three cores Kryo 485 Gold with a frequency of 2.42 GHz and four power-efficient cores Kryo 485 Silver with a frequency of 1.78 GHz. Adreno 640 is responsible for the graphics.

Depending on the configuration, the smartphone comes with 6 or 8 GB of RAM and 128 or 256 GB of storage. It can be expanded using microSDXC.

Factory Xiaomi poco x3 pro runs Android 11 operating system and a proprietary interface.

Cameras

Xiaomi poco x3 pro features a quad rear camera. The main module is 48 MP and is complemented by an 8-megapixel camera that is ultra-wide angle (119 degrees). The other two modules, two-megapixel, are responsible for macro shots and the bokeh effect.  Optical stabilisation is absent. Unlike the X3 NFC model, the night mode here works not only with the main module, but also with the wide-angle. This expands the camera's application quite a bit.

The proprietary filters in the camera app allow the user to create interesting shots and add effects.

The front camera in turn is a single, 64 MP, f/2.2 camera.

In terms of video capture, the Xiaomi poco x3 pro offers standard functionality - 4K at 30fps and moderate stabilization. You can make use of a beautifier to improve its quality. There are also cinematic frames, filters, tracking autofocus and more.

Autonomous operation

Xiaomi poco x3 pro has a 5160 mAh battery. With moderate usage, you can rely on your smartphone all day long. More serious workloads - such as watching videos continuously, playing games and using resource-intensive apps will discharge the charge faster - 5 to 7 hours. As a result, this metric is average.

To enable you to have a recharged phone faster, Xiaomi has provided support for 33W fast charging technology. With its help, you can get 59% battery charge after just half an hour. A full charge will take a maximum of an hour.

Conclusion

In the face of Xiaomi poco x3 pro, the Chinese manufacturer is trying to offer a budget priced device that will attract the gamers. The model has a quality processor, good graphics and handles all tasks quickly. The large screen allows you to fully enjoy the content you are watching.

The smartphone is large with a plastic back panel. It is capable of meeting the demands of gamers. It has a hybrid memory card slot.

Pros:

  • Excellent performance for its price class
  • High quality and large display with 120 Hz refresh rate
  • Very fast charging
  • Quality and loud sound
  • Mini jack
  • Infrared port

Cons:

  • The memory card slot is shared with the one for the second SIM card
  • Its camera is weaker than the one in POCO X3 NFC
  • Its dimensions are large

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Frequently Asked Questions

The base approximate price of the Xiaomi Poco X3 Pro was around $ 230 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 X3 Pro is 215 g.
The screen size of the Xiaomi Poco X3 Pro is 6.67" inches.
The size of the Xiaomi Poco X3 Pro is 165.3 x 76.8 x 9.4 mm (HxWxD).
No, it does not support 5G
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 Quad 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.