After many delays, POCO is gearing up to unveil a new POCO M3 Pro 5G in India. The smartphone is actually a rebranded Redmi Note 10 5G in a new body with POCO M-series very distinct design. Under the hood, the new handset carries a MediaTek Dimensity 700 chip. The device will go official on June 8, however, details about a particular variant have surfaced ahead of the launch. According to a leakster, the variant with 6GB of RAM and 128GB storage will cost around INR 17,999 ($246). The device will be one of the cheapest 5G phones in India.
A Twitter tipster claims that with the INR 17,999 amount, customers will be able to pick the high-tier variant with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of Internal Storage. This is the typically higher box price. Companies tend to launch their smartphones at a lower price, so we’ll need to wait a little more to see. Worth, noting that POCO also has a variant with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of Internal Storage. This one will certainly be cheaper than the high-tier one.
For a quick comparison, the POCO M3 Pro was launched in Europe with a starting price of 179 Euros. The high-tier version with 6GB of RAM and 128GB Storage comes with a price tag of 199 Euros. Considering this, it’s safe to assume that the basic model will be around INR 15,000 in India. Of course, the better option is to wait and see if POCO Will reaches this price tag in India.
POCO M3 Pro specifications
The POCO M3 Pro flaunts a 6.5-inch LCD with Full HD+ resolution and 2,400 x 1,080 pixels. The panel offers Dynamic Switch 90 Hz refresh rate and 500 nits peak brightness. Interestingly, the panel has a centered punch-hole comprising an 8MP selfie snapper.
Moving around to the back, the device packs a triple-camera setup. The primary one is a 48MP shooter with an f/1.79 aperture. The device also has a 2MP macro camera and a 2MP depth sensor.
Under the hood, the smartphone draws power from a MediaTek Dimensity 700 SoC. It comes with up to 6GB of RAM and 128GB of Internal Storage. You can expand the storage thanks to a microSD card slot. The device has a 5,000mAh battery keeping the lights on complete with its 18W fast-charging support.
The device runs Android 11-based MIUI 12. In terms of connectivity, the device brings 5G, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC, GPS/A-GPS, etc. The phone also has a 3.5mm headphone jack. It charges via a USB Type-C port. It weighs 190 grams and is 8.92mm thick.