Xiaomi’s new low cost telephone has a 120Hz show and an enormous battery, however no 5G
Xiaomi is not any stranger to a budget telephone market – in truth, that is primarily what it is recognized for – however its inexpensive telephones often come below the Redmi label. Now the corporate has a brand new telephone, not from Redmi however from its Pocophone line, and it seems like a contender for our checklist of one of the best inexpensive handsets.
This new telephone is the Xiaomi Poco X3 NFC, and it has simply been introduced for the UK. It may come to Australia sooner or later, as Xiaomi brings a few of its telephones there, however the firm nearly by no means releases its handsets within the US, so do not anticipate it there.
The brand new telephone prices £199 (roughly $260, AU$360) for a mannequin with 64GB of storage or £249 (round $325, AU$450) for one with 128GB, so it’s extremely inexpensive.
The Xiaomi Poco X3 NFC has a 6.67-inch FHD+ show with a 120Hz refresh fee – there are barely any telephones this low cost with snappy refresh charges like that, in order that could possibly be a significant promoting level, and it additionally has a big 5,160mAh battery.
It has 4 rear cameras led by a 48MP foremost snapper, a mid-range Snapdragon 732G chipset, 6GB of RAM, and both 64GB or 128GB of storage.
Pre-orders are open now on Xiaomi’s web site, and it goes on sale correctly on September 17.
That is the third Xiaomi Pocophone handset to launch within the UK after the inexpensive Pocophone F1 and the mid-range Poco F2 Professional. It isn’t clear the place the brand new handset suits into the vary, particularly as there is no X2 telephone or F3, and it is beginning to really feel like there are not any stable naming conventions for Pocophones.
It is in all probability greatest to view the Poco X3 NFC as a non secular successor to the Pocophone F1, as that was an inexpensive telephone just like the X3 NFC. It is low cost, lacks 5G (whereas the F2 Professional has it), and has a give attention to display tech. The ‘NFC’ within the title in all probability harks again to the truth that the Pocophone F1 would not have NFC, which was a supply of concern for telephone followers.
We have the Xiaomi Poco X3 NFC in our labs proper now, and we’ll convey you a full evaluation to let you understand how properly it fares.