POCO has been warming up to the arrival of the POCO M3 for the past few weeks in India. Today, the company confirmed that the smartphone will be debuting in the country on February 2nd.
India will not be the first country to receive the POCO M3 since it was already launched in Europe back in November 2020. The POCO M3 was also launched in other markets including Indonesia and Taiwan earlier this month, so the specifications are already known.
POCO M3 India launch date
— POCO India (@IndiaPOCO) January 27, 2021
POCO India’s head Anuj Sharma appeared in an official video to confirm that the POCO M3 will debut at 12 PM on February 2nd. The video showcases the yellow-coloured retail box of the POCO M3. A closer look at the box reveals that it is “Made in India” device and it has a 6,000mAh battery.
At the end of the video, Sharma can be seen receiving a call on a yellow-coloured version of the POCO M3. The handset features a unique horizontal module that houses a triple camera setup and the company’s branding.
In a recent teaser, the company confirmed that the POCO M3 will be available in colors like blue, black, and yellow. The media invites shared by POCO India mention that the event will be livestreamed through the company’s social media channels.
The teasers released by the brand state that the POCO M3 mid-range phone will be good for playing games, streaming movies, and creating social media content. The handset will be sold exclusively through Flipkart. The POCO M3 will be arriving as the successor to the POCO M2 that debuted last year.
POCO M3 specifications and features
The POCO sports a 6.53-inch FHD+ display with a waterdrop notch design. The Snapdragon 662 SoC powered phone has up to 6GB of LPDDR4 RAM and up to 12GB of UFS 2.1 / UFS 2.2 storage.
The 6,000mAh battery of the POCO M3 supports 18W fast charging and reverse charging Its rear-mounted triple camera system has a 48-megapixel primary lens, a 2-megapixel macro shooter, and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. It has an 8-megapixel front camera.
POCO M2 sales cross 1 million units in India
Speaking of POCO M2, the company confirmed today that it has sold 1 million units of the handset. The device which was introduced with a price tag of Rs 10,999 is now selling for as low as Rs 8,499 including offers on Flipkart.