After teasing him for the past week, Poco has released a 5G-compatible Pro variant of the Poco M3 globally today. Called Poco M3 Pro 5G, the device comes with a new design, a 90Hz screen, and 48MP triple cameras. So, let’s take a look at the key specs and features, shall we?
Poco M3 Pro 5G: specifications and features
Design and display
Starting with the design, the Poco M3 Pro 5G has a similar form factor to the non-Pro variant. However, it features a unique back design and comes in three attractive colors: black, yellow, and cyan. The device has a metallic finish and a black patch in the upper left corner that contains the triple cameras and Poco branding.
Upon reaching the screen, Poco M3 Pro features a 6.5-inch Full HD + IPS LCD panel with a 90Hz refresh rate. Supports 1080 x 2400p resolution and up to 400 nits of maximum brightness. In addition, it has an 8MP perforated selfie camera and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection on the top.
Inside, the Poco M3 Pro 5G includes the MediaTek Dimensity 700 chipset based on 7nm architecture. It is an octa-core processor with an integrated Mali-G57 MC2 GPU. You’ll also find up to 6GB of RAM and up to 128GB of UFS 2.2 storage. Also, there is a dedicated microSD slot on board.
The Poco M3 Pro 5G includes a triple camera setup with a 48MP main lens with aperture f / 1.8 and a pair of 2MP lenses for macro and depth information. The cameras come with AI-assisted features that help enhance the photos and videos that users capture. The device can record videos up to 4K @ 30fps and 1080p @ 120fps.
Battery life and other features
The device has a huge 5000 mAh battery with 18W fast charging support. However, you do get a 22.5W charger in the box. It charges via the USB-C port on the bottom and includes a 3.5mm headphone jack as well.
You’ll also find support for 5G connectivity, Wi-Fi 5, Bluetooth 5.1, and a onboard side mount fingerprint scanner. It also runs MIUI 12 based on Android 11 for POCO out of the box.
Price and availability
Little M3 Pro has been price from 179 euros (~ Rs 15,999) for the basic 4GB + 64GB variant, while the 6GB + 128GB variant is priced at € 199 (~ Rs 17,780). As part of the early bird offer, Poco offers a 20 euro discount on both variants. That means you’ll be able to get the device starting at € 159, with sales starting May 20. There is currently no information on the Indian launch of the Poco M3 Pro. So stay tuned for more details.