POCO M3 India launch timeline tipped: expected price, specs

POCO M3 price in India is expected to be announced soon as a new tip suggests the phone will launch in the country in February.

Highlights
  • POCO M3 is tipped to launch in India in February
  • The smartphone’s Indian variant received the TUV Rheinland certification last month
  • POCO M3 specs include the Snapdragon 662 SoC and 6,000mAh battery

POCO M3 India launch is seemingly on the cards and the smartphone may finally release in the country next month. To recall, the POCO M3 went official globally back in November with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 SoC, 6,000mAh battery, and 48MP triple cameras, among other things. Now, tipster Mukul Sharma has suggested through a tweet that the POCO M2 successor will launch in India in February. The exact launch date is unclear, but it seems we won’t have to wait much longer for the company to reveal the POCO M3 price in India.

Also read: POCO F2 will not come with Snapdragon 732G chipset, POCO India head confirms

POCO M3 India launch was expected considering the company launched the POCO M2 in the country. The smartphone’s Indian variant with model number M2010J19CI was also spotted on the TUV Rheinland certification website last month, which suggested its imminent launch in the country.

POCO M3 price in India will be announced in February but we speculate that the phone will cost similar, if not lower, compared to its global price of USD 149 (approx Rs 11,000). The smartphone comes in black, yellow, purple colour options and a unique rear panel that sees a large black camera module that houses triple camera sensors and the POCO branding.

POCO M3 specifications

The POCO M3 features a 6.53-inch FHD+ display with a standard 60Hz refresh rate. The device is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 chipset paired with 4GB RAM and up to 128GB internal storage. The handset runs on Android 10-based MIUI 12 and comes with connectivity options such as 4G LTE, dual-band WI-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, and USB Type-C port.

The POCO smartphone is equipped with a triple camera system that comprises a 48MP primary sensor, a 2MP depth sensor, and a 2MP macro lens. The phone also features an 8MP front-facing camera. POCO M3 packs a large 6,000mAh battery and supports 18W fast charging.

Key Specs

POCO M3
Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 | 6 GBProcessor
6.53 inches Display
48 MP + 2 MP + 2 MPRear camera
8 MPSelfie camera
6000 mAh Battery
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POCO M3 Price
Rs. 11,999
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Rs. 12,990
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Review Summary

Expert Rating4/5

Design
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Display
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Software
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Camera
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Performance
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Battery
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Pros

  • One-of-a-kind design
  • Capable stereo speakers
  • Excellent battery life

Cons

  • Cameras could have been better
  • Gaming performance isn't a strong suite
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