While Poco may have canceled its next launch in India due to the current COVID-19 crisis in the country, the Chinese giant will introduce a new smartphone to the global market on May 19. Nicknamed the “Poco M3 Pro 5G”, it will be a big brother to the standard M3 and its goal is to bring 5G connectivity to a wider audience.
Poco M3 Pro 5G release date
The company made the announcement through the official Twitter account @POCOGlobal. The title of the tweet reads: “# POCOM3Pro 5G is coming! Who is ready for more? Stay tuned for May 19. “ There is no product page and no teaser image in the tweet reveals anything about the upcoming device.
– LITTLE (@POCOGlobal) May 12, 2021
Poco M3 Pro Specifications (Rumors)
Now the tweet does not include clues to the specs or design of the Poco M3 Pro, but POCO global head of product marketing Angus Ng has confirmed some of the things one should expect from the upcoming device.
In a interview with Android Central, it was revealed that Poco M3 Pro will include a MediaTek chipset with 5G connectivity under the hood. It will also have a high refresh rate display, faster storage, more RAM, and three color variants.
furthermore, the Poco M3 Pro renders have appeared online with a unique design on the back. You will see a triple camera module inside an elongated black patch that includes Poco branding. The device come in three colors, including the characteristic black, blue and yellow, according to the interview. On the front, it has a bezel-less display with a centered punch hole selfie camera.
– Snoopy (@_snoopytech_) May 12, 2021
If rumors are to be believed, Poco M3 Pro 5G will be a renamed version of Redmi Note 10 5G. It was launched in Europe earlier this year, so we already know all its specifications.
You’ll find a 6.5-inch Full-HD + LCD screen with a 90Hz refresh rate on the front. The punch hole houses an 8MP selfie camera. As for the triple camera setup on the rear, you have a 48MP primary sensor and two 2MP sensors for depth and macro capture.
Under the hood, the Redmi note 10 5G works with MediaTek Dimensity 700 chipset. It will also have up to 6GB of RAM and up to 128GB of onboard storage. The device will include a side-mounted fingerprint sensor and a 5,000 mAh battery with 18W fast charging on board.
So yes, as long as the Poco M3 Pro 5G launches in India, it will compete against the Realme 8 5G in the sub-Rs. 15,000 price segment. Excited for this release? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.
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