Poco X3 Pro Review

The latest Poco X3 Pro is said to have a class-leading processor, a big battery, and a high-refresh-rate display. However, do all these features make this smartphone an all-rounder? Let’s find out in this detailed review

Key Specifications


  • Display : 6.67 inch (1080x2400)
  • Processor : Qualcomm Snapdragon 860
  • Front Camera : 20MP
  • Rear Camera : 48MP + 8MP
  • Colors : Golden Bronze, Graphite Black, Steel Blue
  • RAM : 6GB
  • Storage : 128GB
  • Battery : 5160mAH
  • OS : Android 11

Design


The Poco X3 Pro is designed to keep the younger generation in mind who like flashy design that stands out everywhere. The bold colors, unique camera module shapes, and striking patterns on the most recently launched Poco smartphones are genuinely becoming the talk in the market. This smartphone comes with an oversized camera module in the middle. However, there are tweaks in the camera sensor; else, it is similar to the Mi Poco X3.

Two-thirds of the rear panel has a frosted matte finish, though there’s a thick strip right down the middle, which is not only shiny and reflective but also has a pattern of diagonal lines. The Poco X3 Pro weighs 213g and is 9.4mm thick, which are both above normal for this segment. Moreover, the body is rated IP53 and considered “splash-proof” by Poco.

Another upgrade is the front is made of Corning Gorilla Glass 6 in this smartphone, whereas in Redmi Poco X3, Gorilla Glass 5 is used. It also comes with a notification LED hidden in the speaker grille right at the top.

Features


Undoubtedly, the USP of the Poco X3 Pro is its Qualcomm Snapdragon 860 SoC, which is a somewhat quicker version of the erstwhile flagship Snapdragon 855. It makes the X3 Pro perform remarkably in benchmarks and even in real-work tasks, like high-end games. In addition, the screen size is 6.67-inch full-HD+ LCD, which is relatively large.

Most importantly, it comes with a 120Hz maximum refresh rate and 240Hz maximum touch sampling rate, along with HDR10 support. Other features of Poco X3 Pro are dual-band Wi-Fi 5, Bluetooth 5, GPS, stereo speakers, and high-res audio certification. It also has UFS 128GB of 3.1 storage and 6GB or 8GB of LPDDR4X RAM

In fact, Poco added lower resolutions for the X3 Pro’s rear cameras than it did with the Mi Poco X3. Apart from this, ithas a 48-megapixel main camera and an 8-megapixel ultra-wide one, compared to 64 and 13 megapixels. When it comes to battery performance, it packs a large 5,160mAh battery with a 33W fast charge adapter that takes over an hour to charge up the smartphone fully.

Final Opinion


Well, it is safe to say that the Poco X3 Pro has established another benchmark in the mid-range segment with its class-leading performance. It delivers lag-free performance, which is what most gaming pros prefer. Moreover, the hardware can sufficiently operate all your social media and communication apps, along with casual games and other productivity tools. If you’re searching for a smartphone that feels top-notch yet affordable, X3 Pro should be among your options!

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