POCO launches the new flagship killer, POCO F3

POCO launched its latest flagship, the POCO F3 today.

It’s online global launch was broadcast over numerous social media sites today with the brand boasting impressive specifications either matching or better than some very premium brands and flagships.

Leaks online had previously suggested that the the new smartphone would be a rebadged Redmi K40, and it has proven to be somewhat true.

Specifications of the POCO F3

Below are the brief specifications and highlighted specifications of the new POCO flagship.

  • Processor: Snapdragon 870 5G
  • Screen: 6.67-inch Super AMOLED, 120Hz, HDR10+, 1300 nits
  • Memory: 128GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 12GB RAM
  • Operating system: Android 11, MIUI 12
  • Camera: 48MP triple camera set-up
  • Battery: 4520 mAh that support 33W fast charging

Availability and Malaysia price

There will be three colours to choose from if you want to buy the F3, but POCO specifically highlighted the one below which features three different blue.

The smartphone will be available in two variants namely the 6GB RAM + 128GB ROM and the 8GB + 256GB variant.

The top of the line variant, which comes with 8GB RAM and 256GB ROM will be priced at EUR399 with early birds able to buy it at EUR349.

The second variant, boasting 6GB RAM and 256GB ROM will be priced at EUR349, with early birds getting the smartphone at just EUR299, which is equal to POCO’s first F1 series.

In Malaysia, the POCO F3 will be available on Lazada from 27th March 2021 from RM1,399 for the 6GB RAM + 128GB ROM variant, and RM1,699 for the 8GB RAM and 256GB ROM variant.

Those buying the phone through official channels will be eligible for POCO’s 1 month screen replacement warranty.