Xiaomi-owned POCO, earlier at this time, launched its first-ever affordable smartphone mannequin for the Indian market. The new machine – known as the POCO C3 – was teased a couple of days in the past, and also you may recall NextPit speaking about it in this text. The POCO C3 comes in two variants and has been priced properly beneath the necessary Rs 10,000 value bracket. Let’s try the finer particulars of the cellphone.
The POCO C3 seems to be a barely modified, rebranded model of the present Redmi 9, which Xiaomi sells in India. The cellphone comes powered by the entry-level MediaTek Helio G35 chipset and shall be supplied in 3GB and 4GB RAM choices. Internal storage on the 3GB variant is 32GB, whereas the 4GB variant will get 64GB of storage. Both the variants are twin SIM handsets that additionally assist reminiscence enlargement utilizing microSD playing cards.
For imaging, the POCO C3 will get a triple digital camera setup at the rear (in contrast to the twin cameras on the Redmi 9). The major digital camera will get a 13MP sensor whereas the different two sensors (2MP) are for depth data and macro pictures. The front-facing digital camera makes use of a 5MP sensor.
The cellphone will get a 6.53-inch HD+ show and has a splash-resistant P2i coating for primary water repellence traits. Both the storage variants come in three coloration choices: Arctic Blue, Lime Green, and Matte Black. The POCO C3 will go on sale as a part of the Flipkart Big Billion Days sale, which is able to kick off on October 16, 2020. The introductory pricing for each the variants are
- POCO C3 3GB+32GB: Rs 7,499 ($102)
- POCO C3 4GB+64GB: Rs 8,999 ($122)
By the seems of it, the POCO C3 – at the least on paper – seems like a good entry-level smartphone for somebody on a shoestring finances. Do be aware that it competes immediately in opposition to Realme’s personal C-Series handsets – the Realme C3, C11, and C12.