POCO M4 launch timeline and specifications tipped: 90Hz display, 64MP triple cameras, and more

POCO M4 will be the company's next mid-range phone and may have 5G connectivity.

  • POCO M4 is said to launch in global and Asian markets around early February.
  • Key specifications include a 90Hz display, 64MP triple cameras, and MIUI 12.5 based on Android 11.
  • POCO M4 will be an upgrade over the POCO M3.

POCO M3 was launched in India back in February 2021 with Snapdragon 662 SoC, 48MP triple cameras, and up to 6GB RAM. Since we’re nearing a year since its announcement, the company appears to be gearing up to launch a successor to it, dubbed as the POCO M4. It should come as a cheaper alternative to the POCO M4 Pro that debuted globally in November. The POCO M4 launch date and specifications have been tipped, courtesy of an exclusive report from MySmartPrice citing noted leakster Mukul Sharma. We can speculate the handset will replace the POCO M3 in a similar price range.

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POCO M4 launch date and specifications

POCO M3 will launch in the global and Asian markets around early February, according to Mukul Sharma. This may include India as well, but it isn’t specified explicitly at the moment.

  • 90Hz display
  • MediaTek processor
  • 64MP + 8MP + 2MP triple rear cameras
  • Android 11-based MIUI 12.5

Moving to the specifications, POCO M4 is said to launch with a 90Hz refresh rate, likely on an LCD panel similar to the predecessor. Powering the device will be a MediaTek processor, but the exact chipset details are unknown at the moment. The POCO M4 will have a triple camera setup on the back, with a 64MP OV64B40 sensor, 8MP IMX355 sensor, and a 2MP OV2A lens. it will run on Android 11 OS with MIUI 12.5 custom skin on top.

That’s pretty much it about the POCO M4 at the moment but we should learn more details as we inch closer to the launch date.

POCO M3 specifications

The POCO M3 will replace the POCO M4 in the brand’s portflio. To recall the specifications of the former, it sports a 6.53-inch FHD+ display with a waterdrop notch and a standard 60Hz refresh rate. The phone is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 SoC paired with up to 6GB RAM and 128GB storage that is further expandable.

The POCO M3 has triple cameras at the back, with a 48MP primary sensor, a 2MP depth sensor for portrait shots, and a 2MP macro lens for close-up shots. For selfies and video chats, there is an 8MP on the front.

It runs on Android 10-based MIUI 12 with the POCO launcher on top. There is a side-mounted fingerprint sensor for security. Connectivity features include 4G LTE, dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, and USB Type-C port for charging and data sync.

Key Specs

MediaTek Dimensity 700 MT6833 | 6 GBProcessor
6.65 inches Display
64 MP + 8 MP + 2 MPRear camera
16 MPSelfie camera
6100 mAh Battery
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POCO M4 Pro 5G Rs. 19,690
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POCO M4 Price, Launch Date
Expected Price:Rs. 13,990
Release Date:18-Feb-2022 (Expected)
Variant:6 GB RAM / 64 GB internal storage
Phone Status:Rumoured