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Xiaomi Poco X3 (no NFC)


Xiaomi Poco X3 (no NFC)
Xiaomi Poco X3 (no NFC) (Poco X Series)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 732G 8 x 2.3 GHz, Kryo 470 Gold / Silver
Graphics adapter
6 GB 
, or 8GB
6.67 inch 20:9, 2400 x 1080 pixel 395 PPI, Capacitive, IPS, Corning Gorilla Glass 5, glossy: yes
Audio Connections: 3.5mm, Card Reader: microSD, 1 Fingerprint Reader, Sensors: Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, USB-C
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5), Bluetooth 5.1, GSM, UMTS, LTE, GPS
height x width x depth (in mm): 10.1 x 165.3 x 76.8 ( = 0.4 x 6.51 x 3.02 in)
6000 mAh Lithium-Polymer
Operating System
Android 10
Primary Camera: 64 MPix Quad: 64MP (f/1.9, 1/1.73", 0.8µm) + 13MP (f/2.2, 119˚, 1.0µm) + 2MP (f/2.4) + 2MP (f/2.4)
Additional features
Keyboard: Virtual
225 g ( = 7.94 oz / 0.5 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
250 Euro



Average Score: 85.2% - good
Average of 5 scores (from 9 reviews)
price: 85%, performance: 85%, features: - %, display: 85% mobility: 95%, workmanship: 78%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Xiaomi Poco X3 (no NFC)

Poco X3 Gaming Review | Affordable Midrange Killer!
Source: Manila Shaker English
The Poco X3 NFC is by far the most affordable mid-range smartphone that offers more than it cost. It has a starting price of P10,990 (6GB+64GB) featuring 120Hz Refresh rate, 240Hz Touch sampling rate, Snapdragon 732G, and 5160mAh battery.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/17/2020
POCO X3 Review: Tremendous value for what you pay
Source: Fone Arena English
At a starting price of Rs. 16999, the POCO X3 is another excellent value-for-money smartphone from POCO. The 120Hz LCD screen with minimal bezels is retained from the predecessor, the cameras have been improved, offers smooth performance and the huge battery offers brilliant life with support for fast charging. Glass body would have offered a premium look and feel, but it would increase the weight of the phone and add extra cost. Some might miss an AMOLED screen, but you have to compromise this for the 120Hz refresh rate that is rarely available in phones in the price range.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/11/2020
Poco X3 Review: A mid-range flagship
Source: The Mobile Indian English
The Poco X3 is a great device and definitely crushes its competitors like the Realme Narzo 20 Pro. The device is a bit bulky but has a premium feel and almost feels like a flagship.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/27/2020
80% Poco X3 Review: Mr Big ticks the big boxes in da Mid-Segment House
Source: Tech PP English
After a number of phones that were seen as rebranded Redmi devices, Poco has come out with the Poco X3. And it is not only original in terms of design and hardware but also comes with credentials to be one of the best options in its segment...and perhaps even those above it!
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/26/2020
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 90% performance: 80% workmanship: 70%
80% Poco X3 review: Great performance under Rs 20,000
Source: India Today English
The Poco X3 is a power-packed performer that offers just a little more than what you pay for it. For the average buyer looking for a phone for around Rs 15,000, the Poco X3 at a starting price of Rs 16,999 is a brilliant buy.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/19/2020
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Poco X3 Review
Source: NDTV Gadgets English
The Poco X3 is the successor to the Poco X2 and brings incremental updates to the market. It does everything just a little better compared to the Poco X2. It offers better performance and the bigger battery helps it last a lot longer. However, it is bulkier than its predecessor, which could be off-putting to a lot of potential buyers. If you were eyeing the Poco X2 but have the option to spend a little more, you could go ahead with the Poco X3 as it offers some good upgrades for a minor increase in price. The Realme 7 Pro (Review) is another suitable alternative you could consider for the same amount of money.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/13/2020
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% performance: 80% display: 80% mobility: 90% workmanship: 80%
96% Poco X3 Review: A Crazy-Good Budget Gaming Smartphone That Will Also Appeal To Regular Buyers
Source: English
The Poco X3 is not the perfect budget smartphone. The minor ghosting effect can irritate some, it needs some fixes with video recording and with the UI as well. But most of these issues can be ironed out with a software update. With the display, you also have to remember that you are getting a 120 Hz panel at Rs 16,999. OnePlus for example, gets you a 90Hz panel at 24,999. Do the math!
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/09/2020
Rating: Total score: 96% performance: 95% display: 90% mobility: 100% workmanship: 85%
90% Poco X3 review: This is the best Poco so far
Source: The Indian Express English
Yes, if you are looking for a smartphone that can offer smooth performance, can handle multitasking well, deliver a good gaming experience, with good looks and captures stunning pictures in most lighting scenarios, the Poco X3 is a good phone to consider. The only condition is that you will need to handle a phone as heavy as 215 grams. Well, if you have the Poco X2, stick to it. In my opinion, the Poco X2 is still one of the best phones under Rs 20,000 in India right now.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/03/2020
Rating: Total score: 90%

Foreign Reviews

POCO X3 bản Ấn Độ ra mắt: Bỏ NFC, nâng cấp pin 6000mAh, giá từ 5.4 triệu đồng
Source: Genk VN→EN
Positive: Impressive battery capacity; good price; nice cameras. Negative: No NFC.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/22/2020


Qualcomm Adreno 618: Integrated (in the Snapdragon 730) graphics card based on the Adreno 600 architecture. 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 732G: Fast mid-range ARM SoC with 8 CPU Kryo 470 cores (two fast ARM Cortex-A76 cores at up to 2.3 GHz and six small ARM Cortex-A55 cores at up to 1.8 GHz) and a fast X15 LTE modem (up to 800 Mbit download). The SoC is manufactured in the modern 8 nm process. Compared to the Snapdragon 730G, the 732G offers a faster graphics card (higher clock speeds) and 100 MHz more CPU clock speed.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


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.

0.225 kg:

This weight is typical for smartphones.


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.

85.2%: This is a good rating above average. Nevertheless you should not forget, that 10-15% of all notebook-models get a better rating.

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


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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2020-11-15)