POCO is expanding its portfolio with another affordable 5G smartphone – the POCO M3 Pro 5G. The company’s latest offering in typical POCO fashion has some impressive specs and eye-catching design at a very compelling price of just € 179 for the base model. However, For those who make the purchase before May 22nd, the offer price even drops to 159 €.
Speaking of design, it’s fresh and bold, but the camera island takes inspiration from the Samsung Galaxy S21. However, The company is still sticking to useful tricks like an IR blaster and a 3.5mm headphone jack (Hi-Res certified).NFC support is also available for the POCO M3 Pro 5G. The color options on the table are POCO Yellow, Power Black and Cool Blue.
The POCO M3 Pro 5G is ready to use 6.5-inch FHD + display with a maximum refresh rate of 90 Hz. However, the value for the refresh rate can automatically be set between 30 Hz, 50 Hz, 60 Hz and 90 Hz depending on the application. This not only optimizes the viewing experience, but also saves some battery juice. The lights are powered on by a 5,000 mAh battery that supports 18 W fast charging. Fortunately, the company includes a 22.5W charger in the retail package.
The POCO M3 Pro 5G is based on MediaTek Dimensional 700 SoC based on the 7nm process, while ARM’s Cortex-A76 cores do the heavy lifting. The phone is available in two memory configurations: 4 GB RAM + 64 GB storage and 6 GB RAM + 128 GB storage. MIUI 12 based on Android 11 ensures that things run smoothly on the software side.
There are three cameras on the back, marked by a 48-megapixel main snapper This is next to a 2MP macro camera and a 2MP depth sensor. Selfie and video call tasks on the POCO M3 Pro 5G are done by an 8-megapixel shooter that is located in a hole cutout on the front. The fingerprint sensor is integrated into the power button on the right edge, and dual SIM (5G + 5G) is also supported.