Poco F3 Specs, Price, and First Impressions In Nigeria

Xiaomi Poco F3

The Xiaomi Poco F3 was released in July 2021, and it runs on an android 11 MIUI 12 operating system. This smartphone weighs 196g and it makes use of a 128GB 6GB RAM, 256GB internal storage capacity with 8GB RAM. The mobile device also includes the latest Snapdragon 870 CPU, a 6.67-inches FHD+ display screen with a central tiny- dob notch, 120Hz refresh rate and up to 1,300 brightness.

Xiaomi Poco F3 Key Specs & Features

  • 6.67 inches AMOLED Display, 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~395 ppi)
  • Android 11, MIUI 12 for POCO
  • Octa-core Qualcomm SM8250-AC Snapdragon 870 5G (7 nm)
  • 6GB, 8GB RAM
  • 128GB, 256GB Built-in Storage
  • 48 MP + 8 MP + 5 MP Triple Rear Cameras
  • 20 MP Front Camera
  • Fingerprint (side-mounted)
  • 5G Network
  • 4G LTE Network
  • Fast Charging 33W
  • Power Delivery 3.0
  • Quick Charge 3+
  • Non-Removable Li-Po 4520 mAh Battery

Design and Display

In terms of body design, the Poco F3 maintains a decent body that is built with glass and an aluminum frame. Since the handset is the rebadged Redmi K40, there is nothing much to say. However, it comes in Arctic White and Night Black color options, plus a special Deep Ocean Blue colorway which is not available on the Redmi K40.

You will notice the Poco branded logo on the panel. The smartphone is looking eye-catching which is all thanks to its slim and sleek body design.

On the front, it has a 6.67-inch E4 AMOLED flat Dot Display that features a 120Hz refresh rate and a 360Hz touch sampling rate. There is MEMC, HDR10+, True Color, a 360° light sensor, and a peak brightness of 1300 nits. Further is a True Display that automatically adjusts color warmth based on your environment.


Back to the cameras, the Poco M3 is blessed with a 48MP Sony IMX582 f/1.79 main camera, an 8MP f/2.2 ultrawide angle sensor that has a 119° FOV, and a 5MP f/2.4 telemacro lens.

The handset has several camera features for both stills and videos like LED flash and 4K videos. The front camera is 20 MP with a Face ID.

Hardware and Software

The Poco F3 is powered by Snapdragon 870 processor with an octa-core clocking at a speed of 3.2 GHz. It has Adreno 650 graphics card and runs on Android 11 with MIUI 12 for POCO.

The inbuilt memory is 128GB with 6GB RAM and another model comes with 8GB RAM and 256GB of UFS 3.1 storage. There is no arrangement for a micro SDcard.

Battery and Network

Fueling the phone is a 4520mAh battery which claims to provide up to 2 days of usage. It has support for 33W fast charging via USB-C, which allows you to charge the phone from zero to full percent in just 52 minutes.

Just as expected, the Poco F3 has a 5G network with Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6 and dual SIMs. Other features on the phone include Dolby Atmos Hi-res Audio, Hi-Res Audio Wireless, an X-axis linear motor, Dual Speakers, an IR blaster, and a side-mounted fingerprint.

Xiaomi POCO F3 Price and Availability

Xiaomi Poco F3 price starts at around $329 for the 6GB RAM + 128GB model and $399 for the 8GB RAM version with 256GB of storage.

In Nigeria, the smartphone will sell for 160,000 Naira, about 48,000 Ksh in Kenya, and 2,500 Ghs in Ghana.

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Xiaomi Poco F3 Specs

General Features

  • Platform: Android 11, MIUI 12 for POCO
  • Processor: Qualcomm SM8250-AC Snapdragon 870 5G (7 nm), Octa-core (1×3.2 GHz Kryo 585 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 585 & 4×1.80 GHz Kryo 585)
  • GPU: Adreno 650
  • Memory: 6GB, 8GB RAM
  • Colours: Arctic White, Night Black, Deep Ocean Blue
  • Dimension: 163.7 x 76.4 x 7.8 mm
  • Weight: 196 g
  • SIM Type: Nano-SIM, dual stand-by
  • SIM Count: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)


  • Display: 6.67 inches AMOLED Display, 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~395 ppi)
  • Screen Protection: Yes
  • Foldable Display: No


  • Rear Camera: 48 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/2″, 0.8µm, PDAF + 8 MP, f/2.2, 119˚ (ultrawide) + 5 MP, f/2.4, 50mm (macro), 1/5.0″, 1.12µm, AF Triple Cameras, 4K@30fps, 1080p@30/60/120/240/960fps, gyro-EIS
  • Rear Camera Features: LED flash, HDR, panorama
  • Front Camera: 20 MP Camera, f/2.5, (wide), 1/3.4″, 0.8µm, HDR, 1080p@30fps, 720p@120fps


  • Built-in Storage: 128GB, 256GB
  • Memory Card Support: No
  • Bundled Cloud Storage: Yes

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes, GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
  • 2G CDMA 1X: Yes
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes, HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: Yes
  • 4G LTE: Yes, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66
  • 5G: Yes, 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 41, 77, 78 SA/NSA

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: Yes
  • CDMA EVDO: Yes
  • 4G LTE: Yes
  • 5G: Yes
  • WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Bluetooth 5.1, A2DP, LE
  • NFC: Yes
  • Infrared Blaster: Yes
  • USB Port: USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go


  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol: Yes


  • Music Player: Yes
  • Video Player: Yes
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


  • Navigation: Yes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS, NavIC
  • Maps: Yes

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: No
  • Barometer: No
  • SpO2: No
  • Pedometer: No
  • Heart Rate Monitor: No
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes, (side-mounted)
  • Iris Scanner: No
  • Face Unlock: Yes
  • Stylus Pen: No
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: Yes
  • Voice Control: Yes

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
  • Wireless Charging: Yes
  • Built-in Mobile Payment: Yes
  • Water Resistant: –
  • Dust Resistant: Yes
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: Yes


  • Battery: Li-Po 4520 mAh, non-removable Battery
  • Talktime: –
  • Standby Time: –
  • Fast Charging: Fast charging 33W, 100% in 52 min


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