08 October 2021
Poco F3 GT has been launched in India as the newest mid-range phone from the company. It gets a 120Hz AMOLED display, MediaTek’s Dimensity 1200 processor, and some interesting gaming features as well.
The Poco F3 GT gets X-Shockers with precise haptic feedback and vibration, a GT switch, and Maglev triggers. The phone has a heat dissipation system that comprises a vapor chamber, aerospace-grade white graphene heat sink, together they help to keep the phone cool in case of any extensive usage. The phone also comes with RGB lighting around the rear camera system. The phone also has ray tracing capabilities, thanks to HyperEngine 3.0. There are dual stereo speakers with Dolby Atmos support as well. It also has three microphones for better voice quality while gaming. The fingerprint scanner is mounted on the side.
The Poco F3 GT packs three cameras on the back. The camera module has a tactical RGB glow and a lightning flash-like flash module.
The Poco F3 GT is also IP53 rated, which means the device is protected against dust and water sprays under special situations (limited ingress permitted). The company claims the 67W fast-charging support can charge the device halfway through in mere 15 minutes.
The phone appears to be a rebranded edition of China’s Redmi K40 Gaming Edition that went official a couple of months back. From design to specifications, the two phones share almost everything in common.
- 6.67-inch OLED screen with full HD+ resolution, 120Hz refresh rate, Gorilla Glass 5 protection
- MediTek Dimensity 1200 processor
- Up to 8GB LPDDR4x RAM
- Up to 256GB UFS 3.1 storage
- Triple rear cameras setup - 64MP main sensor with f/1.65 aperture+8MP ultra-wide sensor+2MP macro lens
- 16MP front-facing camera
- Android 11
- 5,065mAH battery with 67W fast-charging, Quick charge 3.0, USB PD 3.0
- Dual-SIM 5G, dual-band Wi-Fi ac, Bluetooth v5.1, GPS, USB Type-C port
The price of the Poco F3 GT is Rs. 26,999 for the base model (6GB/128GB). The next configuration has 8GB RAM with 128GB storage and it costs Rs. 28,999. The one with 8GB RAM and 256GB storage costs Rs. 30,999. These are the original prices of the three models, however, the company will sell them at slightly lower prices for the first two weeks. You can refer to the chart provided above.
The first week will run until August 2nd, and in the second week that will run until August 9th, customers can buy them at slightly lower prices (Rs. 500 off) compared to week 1. POCO F3 GT pre-order starts from July 24th at 12 noon and the first sale is on July 26th at 12 noon.