POCO F3 and POCO X3 Pro Now Officially Launched and Priced in PH

Poco X3 Pro Philippines

POCO Global has just officially launched two of its brand new smartphone offering - the POCO F3 and the soon-to-be-coveted POCO X3 Pro. 

Sporting the Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G Mobile Platform, POCO F3 immediately grabs attention as the brand's most commanding device to date. POCO F3 is also equipped with a 6.67-inch E4 AMOLED DotDisplay with 120Hz refresh rate, as well as the Dolby Atmos audio technology. Powerful yet slim and light, POCO F3 is comfortably in the league with high-end flagships.

POCO X3 Pro maintains top-notch features that made its predecessor a prime choice for hardcore gamers and techies, but boasts an even better performance with one of the most powerful 4G mobile platforms currently on the market; the Qualcomm Snapdragon 860 Mobile Platform. With upgraded speed, storage capacity, and RAM option, the POCO F3 takes gaming experience to the next level at this price point. 

"As of February 28th, 2021, POCO has shipped a total of 13 million smartphones since initial launch of the POCO in 2018.

And specifically global shipments of POCO X3 NFC alone have surpassed 4 million units within 7 months," said Kevin Qiu, Head of POCO Global. "This time, we will continue POCO's success by bringing exactly what you need, and MORE." 

"We are excited to support POCO in launching two amazing new products, POCO F3 and POCO X3 Pro, featuring the Snapdragon 870 and 860, respectively. These platforms are designed to deliver powerful connectivity experiences, elevated game-play, and brilliant camera capabilities to support premium mobile experiences for users around the world," said Kendar Kondap, Vice President of Product Management, Qualcomm Technologies Inc.


POCO F3 plays in the big league with the brand's most powerful device yet, powered by the Snapdragon 870 5G. The device features an upgraded Qualcomm Kryo 585 CPU with prime core clock speed of up to 3.2GHz, which is an industry leading prime core clock speed. Along with the ultrafast Adreno 650 GPU, POCO F3 promises to deliver superb gameplay experience. Paired with LPDDR5 RAM and UFS 3.1 storage, the flagship set up guarantees faster read-write speeds for multitasking. The boosted performance is embodied in its high efficiency 7nm processor as well as the LiquidCool Technology 1.0 Plus  which allows the device to deliver sustained peak performance.

The POCO F3 meets all the latest benchmarks in connectivity, sporting a Snapdragon X55 5G Modem-RF System for the lightning fast 5G connectivity with support for the majority of global network brands. The device also supports WiFi 5, putting it comfortably with high-end smartphones.

As for its display quality, the POCO F3 sports 120Hz refresg rate and 6.67-inch AMOLED Display. This device also features one of the tiniest dots in the industry at just 2.76mm. Additionally, the 360Hz touch sampling rate and the fine-tuned touch algorithm allows the phone to respond extremely fast to the touch of a finger. The MEMC technology, adding up to 60fps, further enhances the smoothness of video content.

The HDR10+ certified display, along with the True Display and True Color features, provides a truly eye-pleasing viewing experience with vibrant, highly accurate color. More than that, the upgraded E4 material brings the screen's peak brightness to 1300 nits, and helps reduce power consumption by 15% compared to the last generation E3 material.

Crafted from a non-slippery material and measuring only 7.8mm thin and 196g in weight, the feels comfortable and secure in the hand. At the same time, the Corning Gorilla Glass 5 on both front and back of the device gives the phone sturdy protection.

Rocking a dual speaker setup with a bottom main speaker and a secondary speaker at the top, the POCO F3 produces superior, high-definition sound. The phone is also the brand's first device to feature Dolby Atmos sound technology, levelling up the sound quality for a thoroughly immersive experience for gaming, videos, and music, no matter if you are listening through headphones or built-in speakers.

"We at Dolby, are looking forward to the launch of the POCO F3 series, because not only are we thrilled to extend the extraordinary Dolby Atmos experience to smartphones from POCO, but we are also proud of the spectacular work done by POCO in enabling a world-class entertainment experience on the POCO F3," said Mahesh Balakrishnan, Vice President of Audio Business, Consumer Entertainment Group at Dolby Laboratories. 

POCO F3's AI triple camera setup and myriad of crafty, innovative camera features help unleash photography skills. The rear cameras consist of 48MP main camera with 1.6um 4-in-1 large pixel, a 119-degree ultrawide lens, and a 5MP telemacro camera that supports 3cm - 7cm autofocus. This finely tuned combo allows for stunning high-resolution and detailed images in lightning time, greatly improving the camera's versatility. The 20MP front camera also supports Night Mode selfie.

Unlike most of the dual-mic smartphones, POCO F3 has a triple-microphone setup and comes with Audio Zoom feature. When shooting a video, the dedicated third microphone on the rear allows the device to "zoom" on the sound along with the image, capturing clear audio of far-away scenes and considerably improving sound reception during filming. Meanwhile, the X-axis linear haptic motor provides short, crisp vibrations to complete the flagship level entertainment experience.

The POCO F3 gets its power from no ordinary battery. The 4520mAh battery can be powered up at lightning speed thanks to the Middle Middle Tab (MMT) technology, which routes electric current into the device more efficiently. With the 33W in-box fast charger, the device can be charged to 100% in just 52 minutes.

POCO F3 comes in three colors, Arctic White, Night Black, and Deep Ocean Blue, with two storage variants - 6GB+128GB and 8GB+256GB. The first variant will retail for Php17,990, while the second one will be for Php20,990 exclusively on Lazada. Consumers who will avail on March 27 will enjoy an early bird offer of Php15,990 and Php18,990 for the 6GB+128GB and 8GB+256GB, respectively.


POCO X3 Pro features flagship performance, featuring Qualcomm Snapdragon 860, one of the most powerful 4G mobile platforms currently on the market. This platform features a Kryo 485 CPU boasting 7nm processing technology for a peak performance of up to 2.96GHz, along with the Adreno 640 GPU for enhanced graphics rendering. Combined, the platform allows you to enjoy an ultra-smooth, high-quality gaming experience, even when playing processing-heavy 3D games at high settings. 

Along with enhanced UFS 3.1, the device offers snappy read and write speeds, so you don't have to wait long to load files, games and apps. The device also features LiquidCooling Technology 1.0 Plus - a cooling solution packing an enlarged copper heat pipe and multiple layers of graphite that work together to reduce the device's thermal capacity.

The POCO X3 Pro retains the stunning 6.67-inch Full HD+ DotDisplay with a 120Hz refresh rate and 240Hz touch sampling rate, ensuring a super responsive, low-latency gameplay experience. The display uses DynamicSwitch to optimize refresh rate for different applications. POCO X3 Pro 's display has an upgraded protection for daily wear and tear using Corning Gorilla Glass 6.

The latest device stands out with a refined design with three new eye-catching colors. The 3D curved back instantly draws in the eyes with a rainbow finish that beautifully catches the light at different angles, a trendy looks that pairs elegantly with the bold chroma POCO logo and a vertical finish line  stripe running down the middle. Plus, POCO X3 Pro sports an easily-accessible and accurate side-mounted fingerprint scanner.

Say goodbye to low-power anxiety - equipped with an ultra large capacity of 5160mAh battery, the POCO X3 Pro offers a battery life up to two full days. Built-in MMT technology and a 33W in-box fast charger makes sure the device is powered up in lightning time.

Its dual top and bottom speakers setup provides a stunning flagship-level sound for streaming and gaming, which paired with the lively vibrations generated from the device's precisely tuned Z-axis linear motor, made for gratifying gameplay.

The POCO X3 Pro acts as your pocket videographer with a complete quad-camera rear setup anda  myriad of noteworthy camera functions to explore. A 48MP main camera supporting 1.6um 4-in-1 Super Pixels allows for clear and stunningly detailed images. The 119-degree ultrawide camera lens offers Night Mode so beautiful landscape shots or group photos can happen even in low-light conditions. The macro camera and depth sensor complete the outfit by offering extra camera versatility and capabilities.

In the Philippine market, the POCO X3 Pro will be released in three color options: Phantom Black, Frost Blue, Metal Bronze with two storage variants. The GB+128GB and 8GB+256GB models and will retail for Php12,990 and Php15,990 respectively, and exclusively available on Shopee. Early bird price of Php10,990 and Php13,990, respectively, shall apply for purchases made on March 24.

POCO F3 Philippines

POCO F3 specs:

  • 6.67-inch Full HD+ AMOLED DotDisplay 
  • E4 Material
  • 2400 x 1280 resolution
  • 120Hz refresh rate
  • 240Hz touch sampling rate
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 5 (front and back)
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 Mobile Platform
  • Kryo 585 octa-core CPU
  • Adreno 650 GPU
  • 6GB / 8GB RAM
  • 128GB / 256GB UFS 3.1 internal storage
  • 48MP + 8MP + 5MP triple rear camera with ultrawide, and telemacro lenses
  • 20MP front camera
  • Android 11 with MIUI 12
  • up to 5G
  • USB Type-C
  • NFC, IR Blaster, WiFi 6
  • Side-mounted fingerprint sensor
  • LiquidCool Technology 1.0 Plus
  • D5 Copper Heat Pipe + multi-layer graphite
  • Arctic White, Night Black, Deep Ocean Blue
  • 33W fast cahrger
  • 4520mAh battery
  • Php17,990 / Php20,990
POCO X3 Pro Philippines

POCO X3 Pro specs:
  • 6.67-inch Full HD+ LCD DotDisplay
  • 2400 x 1080 resolution
  • 120Hz refresh rate
  • 240Hz touch sampling rate
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 6 (front)
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 860 Mobile Platform
  • Qualcomm Kryo 485 octa-core CPU
  • Adreno 640 GPU
  • 6GB / 8GB RAM
  • 128GB / 256GB UFS 3.0 internal storage
  • 48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP quad rear camera with ultrawide, macro, and depth sensors
  • 20MP front camea
  • Android 11 with MIUI 12
  • 4G
  • Dual SIM
  • USB Type-C
  • NFC, IR Blaster, WiFi 5
  • Side-mounted fingerprint scanner
  • LiquidCool Technology 1.0 Plus
  • D5 Copper Heat Pipe + multi-layer graphite
  • Phantom Black, Frost Blue, Metal Bronze
  • 33W fast charger
  • 5160mAh battery
  • Php12,990 / 15,990

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