POCO M3 launch date in India has been revealed by the company via a teaser video on Twitter as well as a media invite sent to the media. The handset is set to arrive in the country on February 2nd at 12:00 PM IST through an online event. After the POCO X3 launch in September 2020, the company is back again and the POCO M3 launch will take place a couple of days ahead of the Realme X7 series launch that is scheduled for February 4th in India. The POCO phone originally debuted globally back in November as a successor to the POCO M2 and comes with a 6.53-inch FHD+ display, Snapdragon 662 SoC, and 48MP triple cameras. POCO M3 price in India and availability details will be revealed at the event on February 2nd but we can expect more teasers to come our way ahead of the launch.
— POCO India (@IndiaPOCO) January 27, 2021
POCO M3 specifications
POCO M3 flaunts a 6.53-inch FHD+ display with a waterdrop notch for the selfie camera and a standard 60Hz refresh rate. The phone is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 SoC and packs 4GB RAM and up to 128GB storage that is further expandable via a microSD card slot. It runs on Android 10-based MIUI 12 custom skin on top. Connectivity features include 4G LTE, dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, and USB Type-C port for charging and data sync. There is a side-mounted fingerprint sensor for security, dual speakers, and a 3.5mm audio jack.
As for the cameras, the POCO M3 has triple cameras at the back comprising of a 48MP primary sensor, a 2MP depth sensor for portrait shots, and a 2MP macro lens for close up shots. On the front, it has an 8MP snapper for selfies and video chats. The phone packs a 6,000mAh battery and supports 18W fast-charging.
POCO M3 price in India (expected)
POCO M3 price is set at $149 (approx Rs 11,000) for the 4GB + 64GB base variant and $169 (approx Rs 12,500) for the 4GB + 128GB variant. We can expect the POCO M3 price in India to be around the Rs 10,000 mark.