Poco started hinting at a new Poco X3 Pro smartphone last week. Around the same time, we had already started seeing leaks and rumors about the new Poco F3, which is expected to be a rebranded Redmi K40 that was recently launched in China. Now, Poco has announced a global launch event scheduled for March 22, where we could see the two devices that are rumored to be unveiled.
The March 22 launch event will kick off at 8pm GMT (2:30 pm IST) and will be available to watch live on Poco’s YouTube channel. Check out the tweet below.
– LITTLE (@POCOGlobal) March 15, 2021
Poco F3: what to expect
The Poco F3 is widely speculated to be based on the Redmi K40, considering that Poco has based its phones on Redmi K series devices before. The Redmi K40 features a 6.67-inch AMOLED display panel with a 120Hz refresh rate and Corning Gorilla Glass 5. The phone is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G chipset enabled.
Under the hood, the device also boasts up to 8GB of RAM and up to 256GB of storage. There is a triple camera setup on the back of the phone with a 48MP main camera, an 8MP ultra-wide camera, and a 5MP macro camera. On the front there is a 20MP camera.
The device also features stereo speakers, a side-mounted fingerprint scanner, and a 4,520 mAh battery with support for 33W fast charging. It also supports USB Power Delivery 3.0 and Quick Charge 3+. We can expect most of these specs to be part of the Poco F3 as well.
Poco X3 Pro India released on March 30
Poco also recently announced a new launch event on March 30 in India. This release is likely for the Poco X3 Pro. The budget flagship device is expected to feature a Snapdragon 800 series chip along with 6GB / 8GB of RAM and 128GB / 256GB of storage.
An FHD + display with a 120Hz refresh rate is also expected on the Poco X3 Pro. For battery, the phone is expected to come with a 5200mAh battery with fast charging support.