Back in November 2020, Poco announced two devices that will hit the stores around you. The cheapest among the two is the Poco C3. In this post, we will be discussing the specs, features of the “Game Changer” Poco C3 along with the official price, and availability in Nepal.
Poco C3 Overview
Design and Display
Starting off with the display and design, it flaunts a 6.53-inch HD+ display. A water drop notches are present in the smartphone that houses the selfie camera. The panel sports an HD+ 1600 x 720 pixels resolution and a tall aspect ratio of 20:9. The display on the smartphone is reading mode certified by the TUV Rheinland.
At the rear, Poco has a dual-tone color scheme. The device comes with a square camera module. Unlike the Redmi 9C that the device is based on, the fingerprint scanner is absent in the Poco C3. Similarly, the smartphone is P2i certified against minor splashes which means they have improved their reliability and allow them to survive liquid exposure from everyday accidents.
Performance and Memory
Here, the smartphone is packed with Helio G35 SoC which is a budget-oriented gaming chipset from MediaTek. Thus, To handle the resources intelligently the smartphone supports HyperEngine Technology which enables a lag-free experience.
Moving on to the memory, only the 4/64GB variant is available in Nepal. The smartphone boots on Android 10 with MIUI 12. The highlight here is the Poco Clean Experience which enables users to have an ad-free experience. Also, the company also claimed to have optimized the MIUI launcher and enhanced the responsiveness of the system animation.
Talking about the camera at the rear, inside the square camera module there is the triple camera setup enclosed along with the LED flash. There is a 13MP camera sensor with, f/2.2, 28mm (wide), 1.0µm, PDAF. It is accompanied by a 2MP portrait camera and another 2MP sensor for macro shots. The rear camera setup supports AI Scene Detection, Phase Detection AF, and Face Recognition. On the front for selfies and video calls, the waterdrop notch holds the 5MP selfie camera.
Furthermore, for video recording, the smartphone is capable of recording 1080p@30fps on both back and front. Other features include LED Flash, HDR, etc.
Battery and Connectivity
Fueling the whole setup is a 5,000mAh battery, which the company also claimed it is capable of delivering up to 2 hours of battery endurance on normal usage. On this device, the company claims a 25% longer battery lifespan because of the Better Battery 2.0. The device supports 10W charging and also includes a 380V surge protection charger with the device. Furthermore, the ports are also made up of corrosion-proof materials.
Poco C3 Price in Nepal and Availability
In Nepal, The official price of Poco C3 is Rs. 14,999 for the 4/64GB. On the other hand, the low-end 3/32GB variant costs Rs. 13,999.
|Poco C3 Model||Price in Nepal (Official)||Availability|
|3/32GB||NPR 13,999||Offline & Online markets|
|4/64GB||NPR 14,999||Offline & Online markets|
Is it waterproof?
The POCO C3 did a great job against the splash-proof test. However, this device is not as efficient as the M2 and M2 Pro in the waterproof test.
Does POCO C3 have Gorilla Glass?
You will find a 6.5-inch HD+ LCD display with a 20:9 aspect ratio and 1600×720 pixels resolution on all three devices. The display on the POCO C3 comes with Panda glass screen protection, while the Realme C12 display has Corning Gorilla glass protection.
Is Poco C3 value for money?
Overall, this phone is worth a try if you are having budget constraints. Xiaomi Poco C3 features a 6.53-inch IPS LCD display, with a screen resolution of 720 x 1600 pixels. It has an aspect ratio of 20:9, and a pixel density of 269ppi.
Is Poco C3 a gaming phone?
Gaming performance is comparatively better, but the Poco C3 renders most games at low graphics resolution. To be fair, this smartphone does as well as you’d expect from a phone that costs Rs 7,499. It actually fares well in the gaming department given its competition.
Does Poco C3 have fast charging?
It runs Android and is powered by a 5000mAh battery. The Poco C3 supports proprietary fast charging.
Does Poco C3 have Face Unlock?
The phone has built-in options for unlocking the screen. It is one of the best features of Android 10. You’ve just added Face Unlock to your XIAOMI Poco C3.
Does Poco C3 have a fingerprint sensor?
Unlike the Redmi 9C that the device is based on, the fingerprint scanner is absent in the Poco C3.
Meanwhile, Check out POCO C3 Review: Great Value Phone? Samsung (Source: TechBar )