POCO F3 launch inches closer as the phone receives SIRIM certification

POCO F3 specifications could include Snapdragon 870, 120Hz AMOLED display, and 33W fast-charging.

  • The POCO F3 has been certified in Malaysian agency SIRIM
  • The handset bears model number M2012K11AG
  • POCO F3 is expected to be a rebrand of Redmi K40

Redmi K40 is expected to be rebranded as POCO F3 in global markets, probably including in India, — it has already bagged the FCC certification and listed on the IMEI database. Now, the phone has received the SIRIM certification with model number M2012K11AG in Malaysia, indicating the POCO F3 Asia launch isn’t too far away. While the listing, as spotted by Mukul Sharma, doesn’t reveal much else about the phone, we already know the full POCO F3 specifications of the phone since the Redmi K40 had already launched in China. The POCO F3 specifications includes features such as Snapdragon 870 SoC, 120Hz AMOLED display, 33W fast-charging support, Android 11 OS, and up to 256GB storage.

POCO F3 SIRIM certification

Redmi K40 specifications

Redmi K40 flaunts a 6.67-inch E4 AMOLED FHD+ display with 120Hz refresh rate, 360Hz touch response, and punch-hole cutout for the selfie snapper. The phone is powered by the Snapdragon 870 SoC paired with up to 12GB RAM and 256GB storage. It boots Android 11-based MIUI 12 custom skin out of the box and packs a 4,520mAh battery with 33W fast-charging support. Connectivity features include 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS, and USB Type-C for charging and data transfer.

Redmi K40 has a triple-camera setup at the back with a 48MP primary sensor, an 8MP wide-angle lens, and a 5MP macro lens. It has a 20MP camera on the front for selfies and video chats and an in-display fingerprint sensor for security. It is equipped with stereo speakers, Dolby Atmos, High-Res audio, and IP53 rating dust and water-resistance.

Also read: POCO F3 to launch globally as rebranded Redmi K40, FCC and IMEI listings confirm

Redmi K40 price

Redmi K40 price in China is RMB 1,999 (approx Rs 22,400) for the 6GB+128GB model, CNY 2,199 (approx Rs 24,700) for the 8GB+128GB option, RMB 2,499 (approx Rs 28,000) for the 8GB+256GB variant, and RMB 2,699 (approx Rs 30,000) for the 12GB+256GB model. We can expect the POCO F3 price in India could be on similar lines.

Key Specs

Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 | 6 GBProcessor
6.67 inches Display
48 MP + 8 MP + 5 MPRear camera
20 MPSelfie camera
4520 mAh Battery
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POCO F3 Price, Launch Date
Expected Price: Rs. 30,190
Release Date: 23-Dec-2021 (Expected)
Variant: 6 GB RAM / 128 GB internal storage
Phone Status: Upcoming Phone