After much teasing, POCO just launched the POCO F3 GT gaming smartphone in India. The phone comes with a 6.67-inch FHD+ flexible 10-bit AMOLED screen with 120Hz high refresh rate and HDR10+ support.
It is powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 1200 5SoC and gets support for 2 5G in country. Since being a gaming phone, the F3 GT gets 480Hz touch sampling on the display with Gorilla Glass 5 protection on both front and back. F3 GT also packs in 8-layer graphite layers combined with super-large vapor chambers, and new aerospace-grade heat dissipation material all in a bid to dissipate heat.
As for the build, the phone has an aerospace-grade aluminum alloy frame with three styles of bevels that includes a square bevel on the sides and a concave bevel on the top. There are dual magnetic triggers that pop-out of the frame by the flick on switches. In terms of optics, the F3 GT gets a triple camera setup on the back with a 64MP rear camera with Extra-Low Dispersion optical hybrid glass lens, 8MP ultra-wide-angle camera and a 2MP macro camera. There are the Tactical RGB Glow lights surrounding the camera module which light-up in certain modes.
As for the battery, the phone packs a 5,065mAh large cell with support for 67W fast charging and the charger is supplied with-in the package.
POCO F3 GT specifications
- 6.67-inch Full HD+ AMOLED display
- 120Hz refresh rate, HDR10 +
- Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
- MediaTek Dimensity 1200 processor
- ARM G77 MC9 GPU
- 6GB / 8GB LPDDR4x RAM
- 128GB / 256GB UFS 3.1 storage
- MIUI 12.5 based on Android 11
- Rear Camera: 64MP (f/1.65), 8MP 119° ultra-wide-angle lens (f/2.2), 2MP macro camera (f/2.4)
- Front Camera: 16MP
- Dual SIM (nano + nano)
- Side-mounted fingerprint sensor, Infrared sensor
- Splash resistant (IP53)
- Hi-Res audio, Dual speakers, Dolby Atmos, Triple Mics
- 5G SA/NSA (n77/n78), Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6 802.11 ax, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS
- 5,065mAh battery with 67W fast charging
Pricing & Availability
The POCO F3 GT comes in Gunmetal Silver & Predator Black colours with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage model priced at INR 26,999, 8GB and 128GB model costs INR 28,999 while the top end 8GB and 256GB storage model costs INR 30,999. The phone will be available for pre-order on Flipkart starting July 24th while sale starts from July 26th.
POCO also has some early bird offers for their fans, for the week 1 sales, till August 2nd, all the models will get INR 1,000 discount with an extra INR 1,000 off on ICICI Bank Credit and Debit cards. For week 2 sales the starting price of the phone will be INR 26,499.