POCO C3 with 5,000mAh battery, ad-free MIUI 12 launched in India, priced under Rs 10,000

POCO C3 price in India starts from Rs 7,499 and specs include the MediaTek Helio G35 SoC, 5,000mAh battery, and triple cameras.

  • POCO C3 price in India starts from Rs 7,499
  • The handset’s specifications include MediaTek Helio G35 SoC, 5,000mAh battery, 13MP triple rear cameras
  • The POCO C3 first sale in India is scheduled for October 16th

POCO C3 price in India and specifications have been revealed as the phone goes official in the country. This is the most affordable smartphone from the brand yet and slots below the POCO M2 in the price segment. The POCO C3 specifications are similar to the Redmi 9C that was unveiled in Malaysia back in June. The smartphone comes with an HD+ display, MediaTek Helio G35 SoC, 5,000mAh battery, 13MP triple rear cameras and MIUI 12 without ads. The POCO C3 price in India falls under Rs 10,000 and compete against the likes of the Realme C12 and Samsung Galaxy M01.

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POCO C3 price in India and Flipkart sale date

The POCO C3 price in India starts at Rs 7,499 for the variant with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage. The 4GB + 64GB variant is priced at Rs 8,999. The handset comes in Arctic Blue, Lime Green, and Matte Black colour options. The first sale of the POCO C3 is on October 16th via Flipkart. 

POCO C3 specifications

POCO C3 specifications include a 6.53-inch HD+ LCD screen with 720 x 1,600p resolution and a waterdrop notch atop for the selfie camera. The handset is powered by 2.3GHz MediaTek Helio G35 chipset that is equipped with HyperEngine technology and IMG PowerVR GE8320 GPU. This is paired with up to 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage with support for storage expandability via a microSD card.

In optics, the POCO C3 rocks triple camera setup, which consists of a 13MP main camera, a 2MP ultra-wide-angle lens, and a 2MP depth sensor in a squarish module at the back. There’s a 5MP camera upfront for selfies and video chats. The phone houses a 5,000mAh battery and runs Android 10-based MIUI 12 out of the box. POCO promises MIUI 12 comes without ads. The handset packs a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner for security. Connectivity options include dual-SIM support, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, and 3.5mm headphone jack. Lastly, the smartphone has P2i Nanocoating with rubberised seals and rust-proof ports.

Key Specs

MediaTek Helio G35 | 3 GBProcessor
6.53 inches Display
13 MP + 2 MP + 2 MPRear camera
5 MPSelfie camera
5000 mAh Battery
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POCO C3 Price
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Expert Rating3.5/5



  • Trendy design
  • Good battery life
  • Smooth performance


  • Night shots could do with some improvement
  • No Type-C port
  • No fingerprint sensor
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