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Xiaomi Poco M3

Specifications

Xiaomi Poco M3
Xiaomi Poco M3 (Poco M Series)
Processor
Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 8 x 1.8 - 2 GHz, Kryo 260
Graphics adapter
Memory
4096 MB 
, LPDDR4X
Display
6.53 inch 19.5:9, 2340 x 1080 pixel 395 PPI, capacitive, IPS, Corning Gorilla Glass 3, FHD+, sunlight mode, glossy: yes, 60 Hz
Storage
128 GB UFS 2.2 Flash, 128 GB 
, 107.5 GB free
Connections
1 USB 2.0, USB-C Power Delivery (PD), 1 Infrared, Audio Connections: 3.5 mm audio port, Card Reader: microSD up to 512 GB (FAT, FAT32, exFAT), 1 Fingerprint Reader, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: proximity sensor, accelerometer, electronic compass, vibration motor, DRM Widevine L1, Camera2 API Level 3
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5), Bluetooth 5.0, 2G (bands 2/3/5/8), 3G (bands B1/2/4/5/8), 4G (bands 1/2/3/4/5/7/8/20/28/38/40/41), head SAR 0,597 W/kg, body SAR 0,807 W/kg, Dual SIM, LTE, GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 9.6 x 162.3 x 77.3 ( = 0.38 x 6.39 x 3.04 in)
Battery
6000 mAh Lithium-Polymer
Charging
fast charging / Quickcharge
Operating System
Android 10
Camera
Primary Camera: 48 MPix (1/2" sensor size, f/1.79, 6P lens, AF, 0.8μm pixel size, 1.6μm 4-in-1 Super Pixel) + 2MP macro camera (1.75μm pixel size, f/2.4, FF) + 2MP depth sensor (1.75μm pixel size, f/2.4), videos up to [email protected]
Secondary Camera: 8 MPix 8MP (1.12μm pixel size, f/2.05)
Additional features
Speakers: dual speakers, Keyboard: virtual, 22.5 Watt charger, USB-C cable, SIM tool, protective case, screen protector, user guide, warranty card, MIUI 12, 24 Months Warranty, fanless
Weight
198 g ( = 6.98 oz / 0.44 pounds), Power Supply: 65 g ( = 2.29 oz / 0.14 pounds)
Price
169 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 75.4% - good
Average of 10 scores (from 16 reviews)
price: 83%, performance: 59%, features: 67%, display: 74% mobility: 91%, workmanship: 80%, ergonomy: 76%, emissions: 96%

Reviews for the Xiaomi Poco M3

78% Xiaomi Poco M3 Smartphone Review: The 150-Euro smartphone | Notebookcheck
A smartphone for 150 Euros (~$181), can this work? In the case of the Xiaomi Poco M3, it works quite well. For this amount, you get a 6.53-inch Android 10 smartphone with an IPS display, a triple-camera setup, Snapdragon 662, and stereo sound. As a special bonus, you also get a huge 6000-mAh battery. The purchase price even includes a protective case and screen protector.
78% Poco M3 review
Source: GSM Arena English
The Poco M3 is a great all-rounder. The constant competition between Realme and Xiaomi (and by extension Poco) has been pushing the boundaries of what's possible in the entry-level segment. We now have a few great, no-compromise phones between €100 and €150 that well deserve your attention with large screens, capable cameras, and great battery life, and the Poco M3 takes a well-deserved place in this select group of devices, earning our full recommendation.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/14/2020
Rating: Total score: 78%
77% POCO M3 Review – A Slower (But Better) Redmi 9
Source: Manila Shaker English
POCO M3 is leaving 2020 as the best value budget phone, thanks to its massive 6000mAh battery, Netflix HD-capable screen, 48MP camera, and a leather-textured design that complements the camera visor well. However, the performance leaves something to be desired, which makes it hard for us to recommend as a daily phone for most users.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/09/2020
Rating: Total score: 77% price: 85% performance: 60% display: 70% mobility: 100%
POCO M3 Review So Cheap But SHOULD You Buy It?
Source: TechTablets English
POCO M3 Review. Full in-depth review of POCO's new budget offering that's going for a super price, but what's the catch?
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/29/2020
POCO M3 Unboxing, Quick Review: Unbeatable Value
Source: Unbox English
That 6000mAh battery alone should be more than enough to keep many people happy, but when you consider the relatively powerful (for its price) Snapdragon 662 processor, 48-megapixel snapper, and large 6.53-inch display, then there’s no arguing against the overwhelming value that the POCO M3 gives users.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/25/2020
POCO M3 Unboxing and Hands-on
Source: Yugatech English
Hands-On, online available, Short, Date: 11/24/2020

Foreign Reviews

74% Xiaomi Poco M3 Schicker Budget-Kracher oder lahme Ente?
Source: MobiFlip German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/09/2021
Rating: Total score: 74%
83% Poco M3
Source: Handys German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/17/2020
Rating: Total score: 83% performance: 70% display: 75% mobility: 95% workmanship: 90%
70% Recensione Poco M3: ha qualche asso nella manica
Source: Tutto Android Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/09/2020
Rating: Total score: 70% performance: 70% mobility: 80% workmanship: 70%
80% Recensione POCO M3 (foto e video)
Source: AndroidWorld.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/07/2020
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% features: 80% display: 75% mobility: 85% workmanship: 75% ergonomy: 75%
75% Recensione Poco M3: ecco cosa si può fare con uno smartphone da 150 euro
Source: HDblog.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/03/2020
Rating: Total score: 75% price: 88% features: 74%
69% Recensione POCO M3
Source: Andrea Galeazzi Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/28/2020
Rating: Total score: 69% price: 79% display: 62% mobility: 96% workmanship: 83%
70% Test Xiaomi Poco M3 : le petit dernier fait preuve d’une longévité accrue
Source: Phonandroid French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/10/2020
Rating: Total score: 70%
[Prise en main] POCO M3, un smartphone très accessible
Source: Journal du Geek French FR→EN
Positive: Good price; long battery life; decent performance.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/24/2020
Poco M3 ra mắt: pin 6.000mAh, camera 48MP, giá 149 USD
Source: Nghenhin Vietnam VN→EN
Positive: Large battery capacity; excellent cameras; low price; beautiful design; solid workmanship.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/25/2020
POCO M3 ra mắt: Thiết kế mới lạ, Snapdragon 662, camera 48MP, pin 6000mAh, giá chỉ từ 3 triệu đồng
Source: Genk VN→EN
Positive: Modern design; powerful processor; nice cameras; large battery life; attractive price.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/24/2020
Resmi Meluncur, Ini Spesifikasi Poco M3
Source: Jagat Review ID→EN
Positive: Nice design; solid workmanship; attractive price; quick charging.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/25/2020

Comment

Qualcomm Adreno 610: Integrated (in the Snapdragon 665) graphics card based on the Adreno 600 architecture. The performance of the GPU is between the Adreno 510 and 512/612 and therefore in the lower mid range. Supports DirectX11_1, Vulkan 1.0, OpenCL 2.0, OpenGL ES 3.2.

Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


SD 662: Fast mid-range ARM SoC with 8 CPU Kryo 260 cores (four fast 2 GHz Cortex-A73 cores in a cluster and two power saving 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53 cores) and a rather slow Adreno 610 GPU. Manufactured in a 11 nm LPP process.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


6.53":

Only a few smartphones have larger screens.
Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


0.198 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.


Xiaomi:

Xiaomi Tech was founded as a Chinese smartphone producer in 2010 and soon reached high market shares in its home market. Although Xiaomi is not one of the Top 5 smartphone manufacturers worldwide in 2016, it is nevertheless one of the big global players in this market segment.

Since 2015 there are many reviews. The ratings have been above average since 2016.


75.4%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

 

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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2020-12-16)