POCO X3 NFC: The New Champion of the Mid-Range Smartphone Market

The New POCO X3 NFC is a Gaming Champ in the Mid-Range Market

Take your mobile gaming to the next level with this new POCO smartphone!

POCO, a sub-brand of Xiaomi, has just launched their latest mid-range smartphone here in the country; and it’s a device that young tech and gaming enthusiasts would definitely love– the POCO X3 NFC.

Under its unique finish-line design coated with Korning Gorilla Glass 5, are real high-end specs that can promise a very powerful performance without being too heavy on the consumer’s budget. After all, that’s what Xiaomi is known for: highly-competitive smart devices with more affordable price tags. Now, let’s take a closer look at the latest POCO phone.

Photo courtesy of POCO

Enjoy a sustained peak performance and long-lasting power

The POCO X3 NFC will debut the latest & most powerful 700-Series 4G processor from Qualcomm, the Snapdragon 732G. Backed by the Kyro 470 octa-core CPU and Adreno 618 Elite Gaming series GPU, this smartphone’s sustained peak performance and AI capabilities will impress even the most demanding gamers out there.

To keep its performance smooth, cool, and stable, POCO has also equipped their latest smartphone with a LiquidCool Technology 1.0 and Game Turbo 3.0. And to ensure that your skills can fully reflect your gaming performance, the phone’s Z-axis linear motor offers the users swift haptic feedback with over 150 vibration modes for different scenarios.

Photo from the POCO website

As for its battery life, the POCO X3 NFC sports a 5,160 mAh(typ) battery that can last for over two days with moderate usage. It also harnesses the Middle Middle Tab technology during charging, having the electricity surge from the middle of the phone’s battery for a faster recharge. With the phone’s 33W fast-charging capability, you can already expect a full battery in about an hour. Then, you can resume with your gaming and other tech activities.

Photo courtesy of POCO

Delve deeper into the game with its immersive display & sound

The POCO X3 NFC also elevates your gaming experience and media consumption with its stunning edge-to-edge 6.67” FHD+ DotDisplay, and an impressive combination of a 120Hz refresh rate and a 240Hz touch sampling rate. With this, the POCO X3 NFC is proud to be one of the smoothest screens in its price range.

Its DynamicSwitch function automatically switches between 50, 60, 90 and 120Hz, adapting to your phone’s activity optimizing the refresh rate as well as its power. Now with its 240hz touch sampling rate, the latest POCO phone boasts of a 33% faster response than most flagships on the market. Giving its users an obvious advantage even with the most sophisticated games.

To further your immersive experience, this new smartphone is also equipped with a pair of flagship-grade stereo speakers at the top and the bottom. With its combination of its 4cc-equivalent upper speaker, 1cc-equivalent lower speaker, and up to 0.5mm vibration amplitude, you can expect a crystal clear stereo sound. And this sound quality can last in the long run, thanks to the speakers’ self-clean capability.

Snap vivid moments with its 64MP Quad-Camera System

Even with its emphasis on gaming, the POCO X3 NFC also keeps up with the competition through its 64MP Quad-Camera system.

Photo courtesy of POCO

Its rear is equipped with a 64MP main camera which is a flagship Sony IMX 682 sensor featuring an ƒ/1.89 aperture and 1.6μm 4-in-1 Super Pixel;  a 13MP ultra-wide angle camera with a 119° field of view propped up by ƒ/2.2 aperture and a 1.0μm pixel size; and a 2MP macro camera and 2MP depth sensor.

Besides its 4K video recording, it also has a LOG/RAW format support and Vlog mode for all the content creators out there. As for the front camera, you can enjoy snapping countless selfies with its 20MP camera with ƒ/2.2 aperture and 1.6μm 4-in-1 Super Pixel.

Lastly, if you want your photos to really stand out, POCO has included some awesome editing features such as the dreamy Gold vibes mode; the Cyberpunk mode for an added sci-fi look; the AI Skyscaping 3.0 which tweaks the skies above; and more!

Quick Specs

Display6.67” FHD+ LCD DotDisplay
2400×1080, 395ppi
240Hz touch sampling rate
120Hz refresh rate
ColorShadow Gray, Cobalt Blue
Dimensions165.3mm x 76.8mm x 9.4mm, 215g
Network SupportDual SIM standby Wi-Fi 5
ProcessorQualcomm® Snapdragon™ 732G
KyroTM 470 octa-core CPU
AdrenoTM 618 GPU with select Elite Gaming features
Rear Camera 64MP main wide sensor
13MP ultra-wide angle sensor
2MP macro sensor
2MP depth sensor
Front Camera20MP in-display front camera
SecuritySide-mounted fingerprint sensor
Battery & Charging5,160mAh (typ) high-capacity battery
33W fast charging
33W in-box charger
USB Type-C
SystemMIUI 12 based on Android 10
Storage Variants6GB+64GB

Price and Availability

Starting this September 9, the POCO X3 NFC’s 6GB+64GB variant will be available for only P10,990, while the 6GB+128GB will be sold at P12,990. It is available in two colors: the Shadow Gray and Cobalt Blue.

Plus, here’s an awesome deal. You can also get a P1,000 off on these on September 9 and 10 exclusively on Shopee. You can grab the 6GB+64GB variant for only P9,990 along with a complimentary POCO mousepad and a BlackShark Fun Cooler. On the other hand, you can also purchase the 6GB+128GB variant for only P11,990 with a free POCO digital pouch and a BlackShark Fun Cooler Pro.

The POCO X3 NFC will also be available in online and offline channels including Lazada and Authorized Mi Stores soon. For more information, be sure to follow Xiaomi Philippines on Facebook and Twitter.

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