Building on its renowned smartphone lineup, POCO Global recently announced its brand new entry-level smartphone, POCO M3 in the Middle East.

The POCO M3 was announced later in November globally. Its specifications and a huge 6000mAh battery which will take most users more than a full day has made the POCO M3 one of the hottest phones of 2020.

POCO Global Brand

With this launch, POCO Global is ushered into a new era as an independent brand. This significant milestone was enabled by the overwhelming support of its global fan base, which helped the brand accomplish several notable achievements since its first POCO F1 device debuted in 2018, which was an Incredible popular phone.

  • The brand entered more than 35 global markets within three years
  • POCO F1 reached over 2.2 million shipments
  • Overall, POCO Global has sold over 6 million* POCO phones globally.
Credits: POCO Global

Stunning unique design without breaking your bank

At less than 200g, POCO M3 delivers a stylish design that won’t weigh one down. The device comes in 3 colours, Cool Blue, POCO Yellow, and Power Black, and in a material that ensures a great grip. The redesigned side-mounted fingerprint scanner is easily accessible allowing you to unlock your phone in a jiffy, and includes a smaller groove and rounded corners to minimize sharp edges. POCO M3 also offers 20% more battery life with its 6,000 mAh battery weighing less than competitors.

The power-packed POCO M3 comes in two variants – 4GB+64GB, and 4GB+128GB. The 4GB+64GB variant will have an early bird offer starting December 25th for one week exclusively on noon, where POCO M3 will be bundled with the new Mi true wireless Earbuds Basic S. The 4GB+128GB variant will be available soon.

POCO M3 – A phone without any battery compromises

Equipped with the largest battery capacity in its class, M3 guarantees even the most avid gamers will be fully powered to browse, connect, and stream throughout the day with its mighty 6,000mAh high charge cycle battery. The phone is expected to last over 5 days under light usage, and slightly below 3 days under moderate usage. It takes roughly 1.5 days for the battery to be fully drained under heavy usage. Meanwhile, POCO M3 packs a punch with its specially-designed battery, built to withstand high temperatures and nearly 2.5 years of usage without notable degradation, ensuring a long-lasting experience.  In addition to its durability, POCO M3 provides a faster and more consistent charging speed for users on the go with its MIUI 12 UI based ultra battery saving mode and 18W fast charge. The device comes with a 22.5W in-box charger and supports reverse wired charging, offering enhanced convenience.

Stunning Full HD+ display for whole day entertainment

A true entertainment beast, M3 sports a 6.53” FHD+ Dot Drop display with 2340×1080 high resolution, along with an impressive 1,500:1 contrast ratio and 19.5:9 aspect ratio for a dazzling edge-to-edge viewing experience. Its Corning Gorilla Glass 3 front screen offers ample protection against drops and scratches, while its anti-fingerprint textured back cover provides a secure grip and superior light-weight feel. M3 is equipped with a side-mounted fingerprint sensor that enables a minimalistic front screen design. The POCO M3 is also easy on the eyes as it’s TÜV Rheinland Low Blue Light certified, meaning users can watch hours of content with minimal eye strain. Boasting a dual speaker system with a dust blaster, POCO M3 provides superior sound with powerful bass for an immersive indoor entertainment experience.

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POCO M3 – Specifications

ProcesssorQualcomm Snapdragon 662
11nm energy-efficient manufacturing process
Qualcomm Kryo 260, Octa-core CPU, up to 2.0GHz
Qualcomm Adreno 610 GPU
3rd gen Qualcomm AI Engine
Display6.53″ FHD+ Dot Drop display
Contrast ratio: 1500:1
Brightness: 400 nits (typ)
Color temperature adjustment
Sunlight mode, standard mode, reading mode 2.0
TÜV Rheinland Low Blue Light Certification
L1 Widevine certified
Rear Camera48MP+2MP+2MP AI triple rear camera
48MP main camera
1/2″ sensor size
1.6μm 4-in-1 Super Pixel, 0.8μm pixel size
f/1.79, 6P lens, AF
2MP macro camera
1.75μm pixel size, f/2.4, FF
2MP depth sensor
1.75μm pixel size, f/2.4
Night mode, Movie frame, Time-lapse, 120fps slow motion video
Front Camera8MP front camera
1.12μm pixel size, f/2.05
StorageLPDDR4X RAM + UFS 2.1/2.2 storage
4GB+64GB , 4GB+128GB
AudioDual speakers
Hi-Res Audio certified
3.5mm headphone jack
Battery6,000mAh (typ) battery
18W fast charge
In-box 22.5W charger
ConnectivityDual SIM slots + 1 microSD
Expandable storage up to 512GB
2.4GHz/5GHz WIFI
Bluetooth 5.0
IR Blaster
FM radio (with headphones)
OS & ColoursMIUI 12 for POCO, based on Android 10
Cool Blue, POCO Yellow, Power Black

48MP Triple Camera setup for taking excellent Images

Ready to take your photography skills to the next level, POCO M3 flaunts an attractively priced  48MP triple camera on the smartphone market, supported by a 2MP macro camera and 2MP depth sensor. Meanwhile, your selfie game is sure to stay strong thanks to the device’s 8MP selfie camera.

And the fun only continues with POCO M3’s creative new software offerings. Movie frame gives photos a cinematic flavor, while Time-lapse leverages various speed values to capture different scenes. Night Mode enhances photos taken in dark environments by boosting the colour contrast, while Color focus can make specific tones pop so you can stand out like a stud. Capturing killer moments and upping your social game has never been easier!

Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 with MIUI 12

Featuring a Snapdragon 662 processor, POCO M3 delivers a brilliant experience never seen before in this price tier. With Qualcomm Adreno 610 GPU, you’ll get a smooth gaming and video experience – and the opportunity to store high-quality photos at half the size. POCO M3’s 11nm processor delivers higher performance, less heat production and lower power consumption, making it a must-have device in its category. With its UFS storage, promising higher performance, speed, and multitasking, you will edge out the competition when it comes to opening apps and games quicker than your opponent.

Experience effortless entertainment from the palm of your hand with the smooth operating system. The MIUI 12 Game Booster allows you to track CPU and GPU usage in real-time, while the voice changer brings a little spice to your gaming experience. What’s more is you can cast your screen onto an external monitor, making sure your friends can join in on the fun.