poco x3 Specs and Price in USA

Xiaomi captures USA consumer attention successfully with the Pocophones, and Poco X3 is one of those attention grabbers. Not only for price, but also for the nice stuff it offers. A low budget does not mean you are supposed to compromise on performance, let’s see how Poco X3 caters to the mid-range segment.
Pros
120Hz Display
SD732G chip
64MP Cam (4K video)
6000mAh Battery
Cons
Plastic Body
Not AMOLED screen
Old Android 10 OS
Charging took regular time despite Fast Charge
Design
Focusing on simplicity, Poco X3 looks unique, thanks to some kind of rectangular-shaped camera setup. There is a flat display with a centered punch hole, while Gorilla Glass 5 is there on top protecting all the front. Shifting to the bottom you find a 3.5mm audio jack and a USB Type C (enabling reverse power syncing to charge other mobile phones). Placing a side-mounted (right) Fingerprint makes it harder to reach for leftists.
 
You may feel a mid-range phone like Poco X3 aggressive with a Plastic body, rather than Metal. IP53 rating ensures that the device has sealed tightly (making it splash-proof). Though plastic being used in fabrication, Poco X3 is not a light-weight handset, weighing in at 225 grams.
Display
Thanks to Poco X3 for providing the user with a 120Hz refresh rate. Enjoy better screening and read, watch or play on a big 6.67-inch display. No AMOLED panel sadly, there is IPS LCD – occupying 84% of the front. It is having a 20 by 9 aspects ratio, and enabling HDR10 for dynamic color range. Contrast is okay. Typically, it offers 450 nits brightness, not superb but fine for daylight cases.
Software
MIUI 12 is giving a beautiful skin to old Android 10 OS. New fonts, new wallpapers, new control center, new navigation gestures, looking like everything is redesigned including app drawer, floating windows, and dark mode.
Optics
A 64MP Sony IMX680 sensor holds the main camera job. It has an f/1.9 aperture, which works pretty cool in light cases, but when the light falls short or the scene gets dark, don’t expect overwhelming results. Autofocus is just like other mid-rangers. Something attractive is 4k video recording along with Electronic Image Stabilization support. Super Slow-mo is available for HD videos, capable of rendering up to 960 frames per second.
Three further lenses are accompanying Poco X3 as follows, a 13MP ultrawide, 2MP macro, and 2MP depth sensor. The ultrawide lets you add more side-views in photographs and features a 119-degree field of view. The rest two sensors help you caught more details and better close-ups.
The front camera is 20MP, clicking Full HD footage, but the bit rate is low while the file size is large.
Chipset
Achieving 282,092 AnTuTu scores, Poco X3 executes the program faster, thanks to Qualcomm Snapdragon 732G chipset. Built on 8nm architecture, Poco X3 reduces battery consumption. Either play PUBG, Fortnite, or Call of Duty, Poco X3 won’t let you down. Two RAM options are given, 6GB and 8GB. Memory expansion is allowed, though we have two storage variants 64GB and 128GB.
The battery life is so good, 6000mAh powerhouse, lasting 31 hours of talks, 17 hours of web browsing, and 14 hours of video playback. Poco X3 requires 1 hour and 15 minutes for a full charge (0 to 100%), although a 33W Fast Charge supported.
Verdict
Poco X3 is a good deal, offering some heavy-weight and attractive features like 120Hz display, SD732G performance in this niche, 64MP Cam, and a long-lasting battery.
If you have objection even after getting all the stuff above, just go for an alternative like Poco X3 GT and Reno6 5G – cost a bit more.
 

Type

Smartphone

Model

Poco X3

Status

Available

Release Date

Released 2020, September 29

SIM

Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

Technology

GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE

OS

Android 10; MIUI 12

Body

Dimensions

165.3 x 76.8 x 10.1 mm (6.51 x 3.02 x 0.40 in)

Weight

225 g (7.94 oz)

Color

Cobalt Blue, Shadow Gray

Display

Screen Size

6.67 inches, 107.4 cm2 (~84.6% screen-to-body ratio)

Type

IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors

Resolutions

1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio

120Hz refresh rate

PPI

(~395 ppi density)

Multi-touch

Yes 

Protection

Corning Gorilla Glass 5

Networks

4G

1, 3, 5, 8, 40, 41

3G

HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100

2G

GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2

Speed

HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A

EDGE

Yes

GPRS

Yes

Memory

RAM

6GB / 8GB 

Storage

64GB / 128GB

Card Slot

microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)

Camera

Rear Quad

64 MP, f/1.9, (wide), 1/1.73″, 0.8µm, PDAF
13 MP, f/2.2, 119˚ (ultrawide), 1.0µm
2 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)

Flash

Dual-LED

Features

HDR, panorama

Videos

[email protected], [email protected]/120fps, [email protected]; gyro-EIS

Front

20 MP, f/2.2, (wide), 1/3.4″, 0.8µm

CPU

CPU

Octa-core (2×2.3 GHz Kryo 470 Gold & 6×1.8 GHz Kryo 470 Silver)

Chipset

Qualcomm SM7150-AC Snapdragon 732G (8 nm)

GPU

Adreno 618

Battery

Type

Li-Po battery

Capacity

6,000 mAh

Removable

Non-Removable

Fast charging

Fast charging 33W

Commons

Sensors

Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass

GPS

Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS

NFC

No

USB

2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go

Bluetooth

5.1, A2DP, LE

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot

 

Price in USA

$ 230

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