- Poco M3 launched on 31st May 2021 in Nepal
- The smartphone is budget-friendly but has given everything the best it could
- The official price of Poco M3 in Nepal is NPR 17,999 and NPR 19,999 for the 4/64 GB and 4/128 GB, respectively
Poco M3, officially launched on 24th November 2020, has finally arrived in Nepal. Recently Xiaomi Nepal launched Poco F3 and Poco X3 Pro in Nepal. The newly launched Poco M3 lies at the mid-range budget segment smartphone in Nepal. The official price of Poco M3 in Nepal is NPR 17,999 for the base variant of 4/64 GB and NPR 19,999 for the 4/128 GB model.
Poco M3 Overview
Poco M3 – a successor to the Poco M2, is similar to the Redmi 9 Power or Redmi 9T. Poco M3 has all the goodies in it with an affordable price tag. It has good looks, an excellent battery, a great camera setup, and a great screen.
Design and Build Quality
Poco has exclusively designed Poco M3. It has a textured back panel with a unique camera setup. The camera sits on a massive piece of black glass on the rear; the glass also flaunts Poco branding alongside.
Likewise, the brand has made the best use of plastic in its design. It has an excellent grip with a fingerprint-resistant texture. Similarly, the smartphone has three color options: Cool Blue, Poco Yellow, and Power Black.
The front panel is all screen with thin bezels around. Selfie lies in a water-drop notch. Likewise, the display of the smartphone is a 6.53-inches FHD+ Display. It has Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. The smartphone weighs 197 grams.
Talking about the button, it has the volume keys and the power button on the right side. On the top, it accommodates a 3.5mm headphone jack, a stereo speaker, an IR blaster, and a microphone. Similarly, on the bottom, it houses another stereo speaker, the USB Type-C port, and the mouthpiece.
The smartphone has a side-mounted fingerprint scanner embedded in the power key. It also has a 2D face unlock.
Powering the smartphone is the Snapdragon 662 chipset that is based on an 11 nm fabrication process. It has various options for RAM and storage: 6 and 4 GB RAM combined with 64 or 128 GB of storage. The RAM type is LPDDR4X, while the storage type is UFS 2.1/2.2. Likewise, it employs Adreno 610 to handle the graphics.
The smartphone boots MIUI based on Android 10 out of the box. It has a simple and fresh UI with an optimized launcher and responsive animation.
The smartphone flaunts a triple camera on the rear. It has a 48 MP primary camera accompanied by a macro camera and a depth camera of 2 MP. Further, the camera array also accompanies LED flash.
The main sensor has an aperture of f/1.8 lens, whereas the macro camera and depth camera have an aperture of f/2.4.
The selfie camera of the Poco M3 is an 8 MP sensor with an f/2.1 lens. It has a fixed focus.
The smartphone can capture videos up to 1080p at 30 frames per second from the main camera.
The battery charges through a USB Type-C port. It also supports reverse charging.
Poco M3 Specifications
|Dimensions||162.3 x 77.3 x 9.6 mm i.e. (6.39 x 3.04 x 0.38 in)|
|Display||6.53 inches, IPS LCD, 400 nits (typ)
1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 aspect ratio
Corning Gorilla Glass 3
|OS||Android 10, MIUI 12|
|Chipset||Qualcomm SM6115 Snapdragon 662 (11 nm)|
|CPU||Octa-core (4×2.0 GHz Kryo 260 Gold & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 260 Silver)|
|RAM and Storage||4 GB RAM with 64 GB storage
6 GB RAM with 64 GB storage
4 GB RAM with 128 GB storage
6 GB RAM with 128 GB storage
|Main Camera||Triple:||48 MP, f/1.8, (wide-angle)
2 MP, f/2.4,(macro)
2 MP, f/2.4 (depth)
|Front Camera||Single||8 MP, f/2.5 (wide)|
|Sensors||Accelerometer, proximity, compass|
|Security||Side-mounted fingerprint sensor|
|Sound||Loudspeaker with dual speaker|
|Battery||Li-Po 6000 mAh, non-removable
Fast charging 18W
|Colors||Cool Blue, Poco Yellow, Power Black|
Poco M3 Price in Nepal and Availability
Poco M3 launched in Nepal on 31st May 2021. The official price of Poco M3 in Nepal is NPR 17,999 for the 4/64 GB variant and NPR 19,999 for the 4/128 GB variant. Likewise, the authorized distributors of the Poco smartphone in Nepal are Vatsal Impex Pvt. Ltd. and Teletalk Pvt. Ltd. You can purchase the smartphone from Xiaomi’s authorized retail stores or any online stores.
|Poco M3 Variants||Price in Nepal|
|Poco M3 (4/64 GB)||NPR 17,999|
|Poco M3 (4/128 GB)||NPR 19,999|