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POCO M3 Pro 5G: Launch date and specifications

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It is now officially confirmed that the POCO M3 Pro is launching on May 19 in the global market. It will be the company’s first 5G phone.

Highlights

  • The POCO M3 Pro 5G is launching on May 19.
  • Key specifications include a 6.5-inch FHD+ display, MediaTek Dimensity 700 processor and a 5,000 mAh battery.
  • The device is expected to be a re-branded version of the Redmi Note 10 5G.
Poco M3 Pro 5G

Overview

The POCO M3 Pro 5G launch date has been finally revealed through a poster release by POCO. The teaser poster was released after the POCO Global executive Angus Kai Ho Ng confirmed that the device existed in real life.

The company also tweeted about their upcoming launch via their official Twitter handle. The tweet says, “Lookout! Another POCO launch is coming your way! #POCOM3Pro 5G is coming in hot! Who’s ready for more? Stay tuned for May 19. We are bringing you #MoreSpeedMoreEverything!”

Although the poster doesn’t reveal any info about the device, it seems that it will be a re-branded version of the Redmi Note 10 5G.

The company has also confirmed that the device will come with a high-refresh-rate display and a MediaTek 5G processor.


In the design department, the upcoming POCO M3 Pro will feature a new unique design’. Also, there will be a yellow colour variant of the device.

The above info was revealed in a media interview with POCO executives, the POCO Global Head Kevin Xiaobo Qiu and Head of Product Marketing Angus Ng.

POCO M3 Pro 5G: Expected Specifications

As per rumours, the device is expected to be the company’s first budget 5G offering. Its specifications will be similar to the Redmi Note 10 5G variant.

Some of the key specs include:

Display

The phone will come with a 6.5-inch full-HD+ LCD panel. With a peak brightness of 1100 nits, it will be a 90Hz refresh rate display. The display will also have a centrally-aligned punch-hole for the selfie camera.

As revealed by the company, it will support adaptive refresh rate technology, which will help in conserving some battery life.

Further, the display will be protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3.

Processor

It will be powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 700 5G processor. Coupled with the Mali-G57 MC2 GPU, it will handle everyday tasks in a breeze and also provide improved gaming performance. The Dimensity 700 is a 5G processor which supports 5G connectivity and dual-5G support.

Based on the 7nm fabrication process, it is small yet powerful and also battery efficient.

It is a processor which will deliver great and sustained performance as and when needed.

Ram & Storage

Further, supporting LPDDR4x RAM and UFS 2.2 storage interface, lags are a thing of the past.

The device will be paired with 4GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage as standard. Storage can be further expanded via the dedicated MicroSD card slot support.

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Software

The phone will run on Android 11 out-of-the-box with MIUI 12. The phone may have some custom skin with special features and additions to differentiate it from MIUI.

Camera

The camera performance will be a fairly decent one. At the back will be a triple-camera setup with a primary 48MP sensor, a 2MP+2MP camera for depth sensing and macro capabilities, respectively. The primary camera will have an f/1.8 aperture. High Dynamic Range (HDR) will also be supported.

The device will have an 8MP front shooter for selfies, which will give you good selfies and better video quality video chats.

Battery

The POCO M3 Pro 5G will be backed by a massive 5,000 mAh battery pack and an 18W fast charging support.

This high-capacity battery will ensure your all-day performance, and the coupled 18W fast charger will further help you recharge the phone quickly.

Connectivity

The main highlight would be the dual 5G support, including dual-band 4G and dual-band Wi-Fi. The phone will also have Bluetooth 5.0, GPS and a USB Type-C port for fast charging and speedy data transfers.

Other Features

For security, the phone will support Facial Unlock and a side-mounted fingerprint scanner.

Also, the device will have Hi-Res audio support and an IR-Blaster.

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POCO M3 Pro 5G: India Launch

The POCO M3 Pro will be the successor of the POCO M3. Being a budget-range 5G phone, it is expected to come in India under the 15k price bracket. If this happens, the POCO M3 Pro will be a direct rival to the Realme 8 5G

The Realme 8 5G also has very similar specs, and it will be interesting to watch their rivalry, as Indian buyers are keen to buy budget 5G offerings with good specifications.

The launch of the device in India seems close, as it was spotted on the BIS Certification website.

Due to the pandemic, all launch events are kept at a halt for some time in India. But the device will be launched in China on May 19.

We may get to see the device launch in India after the situation gets under control.

Also, in a recent interview with Android Central, the company executives confirmed that the device would have a new design. Many renders are seen floating on the internet, which shows that POCO is trying to design something different.

But moreover, from creating their designs, they should also work on designing new mobile devices indigenously. I think the re-branding should stop as it probably affects a brands image and dignity.

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Overall Impression

Anyways, whatever be the reason, but POCO is trying to bring something new for their customers. The POCO M3 Pro 5G will be a stellar device for the price it is expected to come with.

It will be a delight for those who want a 5G phone, with great design and performance.

Rumours have also confirmed that POCO is also working on a gaming device, allegedly the POCO F3 GT, which will also be a re-brand of the Redmi K40 Game Enhanced Edition.

It will be a delight to see what changes POCO brings to this device.

We can expect this device to launch in one or two months.

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