Poco launched the Poco X3 Pro final week in India, and the corporate claims that that is the true successor to the extremely popular Poco F1 (Review) which was launched again in August 2018. The Poco X3 Professional resembles final 12 months’s Poco X3 (Review) by way of appears to be like, however its insides are more powerful. Among the key highlights of the Poco X3 Professional are its Qualcomm Snapdragon 860 SoC, 48-megapixel main rear digital camera, and big 5,160mAh battery. I bought the possibility to unbox the gadget, and listed below are my first impressions.
The Poco X3 Professional is available in two variants – one with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage, which is priced at Rs.18,999, and the opposite with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage which is priced at Rs. 20,999. Poco presents three colors for the X3 Professional: Golden Bronze, Graphite Black, and Metal Blue. I’ve a Metal Blue unit with me. The gadget may be very eye-catching and the again is visually divided into three panels. The center one has a shiny end with a big POCO brand, whereas either side have a matte end.
The Poco X3 Professional sports activities a 6.67-inch (1080 × 2400 pixels) full-HD+ LCD display with a 20:9 facet ratio. It additionally helps a refresh price of as much as 120Hz, and a 240Hz contact sampling price. The show is just like that of the Poco X3, however this time round, the larger sibling will get Corning Gorilla Glass 6 for defense.
A 20-megapixel entrance digital camera is tucked inside a punch-hole proper within the higher center of the display. We are able to additionally see an earpiece that homes a notification LED and in addition acts as a second speaker. Stereo sound is all the time a pleasant contact, particularly on telephones that price underneath Rs.20,000.
The amount and energy buttons are on the correct aspect. The ability button additionally acts as a fingerprint sensor. We’ve a USB-Kind C port, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and a speaker on the backside of the gadget. On the left, now we have the hybrid dual-SIM tray. On the highest, there’s an IR emitter and a secondary microphone.
Underneath the hood, the Poco X3 Professional is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 860 SoC which has an built-in Adreno 640 GPU.
Coming to the again, the Poco X3 Professional sports activities a quad-camera module that appears similar to the one on the Poco X3. It has a 48-megapixel main digital camera, an 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle digital camera with a 119° area of view, a 2-megapixel depth sensor, and a 2-megapixel macro digital camera. The X3 Professional has EIS and might report movies at as much as 4K at 30fps or 960fps for slow-motion video recording.
The Poco X3 Professional weighs 213g, nevertheless, I didn’t really feel that the gadget was unbalanced. It was simply manageable for me, and one-handed utilization can be potential. The Poco X3 Professional helps 33W quick charging, and also you get a 33W charger within the field, together with a Kind-A TO Kind-C cable and a protecting case.
The Poco X3 Professional runs on MIUI 12 based mostly on Android 11 out of the field. I observed a number of preloaded apps which could be uninstalled if you don’t use them. Within the Settings, you possibly can select whether or not you need to press the facility button to unlock the telephone along with your fingerprint, or whether or not only a feather contact ought to do it. There’s additionally face recognition.
The Poco X3 Professional goes on sale starting from April 6, 2021, on Flipkart.