POCO Nepal has launched one of its latest budget smartphones, POCO M3 in Nepal. Boasting a 48MP triple camera setup, 6,000 mAh battery, a beautiful FHD+ smartphone display, and a Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 662 chipset, POCO M3 is the next “it” device for young entertainment-on-the-move enthusiasts. The brand had recently launched POCO F3 and POCO X3 Pro in Nepal.
POCO M3 marks the debut of POCO Nepal’s M-series: the brand’s foray into an entirely new category. The new product line builds on POCO Global’s success competing with top-of-the-line flagships with its F-series, as well as the impact of its X series in the mid-range category, opening the brand up to a new set of global tech lovers.”
Commenting on the launch, Sourabh Kothari, Country General Manager, Xiaomi Nepal said “POCO M3 brings a truly elevated experience to our users, featuring a powerful camera, 6000 mAh battery and FHD+ display. With POCO M3, our users can spend more time doing the things they love, including streaming, listening to music, and recording videos using the triple camera setup. We’re flipping the device category on its head with POCO M3, providing more than you expect at every level.”
POCO M3 sports a 6.53” FHD+ Dot Drop display with 2340×1080 high resolution, along with an impressive 1,500:1 contrast ratio and 19.5:9 aspect ratio for a dazzling edge-to-edge viewing experience. ItsCorning® Gorilla® Glass 3 front screen offers ample protection against drops and scratches, while its anti-fingerprint textured back cover provides a secure grip and superior light-weight feel. POCO M3 is equipped with a side-mounted fingerprint sensor that enables a minimalistic front screen design.
POCO M3 is TÜV Rheinland Low Blue Light certified, meaning users can watch hours of content with minimal eye strain. Boasting a dual speaker system with a duct blaster, POCO M3 provides superior sound with powerful bass for an immersive indoor entertainment experience.
POCO M3 comes with 48MP triple camera on the smartphone market, supported by a 2MP macro camera and 2MP depth sensor. Meanwhile, your selfie will be captured with 8MP selfie camera.
Movie frame gives photos a cinematic flavor, while Time-lapse leverages various speed values to capture different scenes. Night Mode enhances photos taken in dark environments by boosting the color contrast, while Color focus can make specific tones pop so you can stand out like a stud. Capturing killer moments and upping your social game has never been easier!
Featuring a Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 662 processor, POCO M3 delivers a brilliant experience never seen before in this price tier. With Qualcomm® Adreno™ 610 GPU, you’ll get a smooth gaming and video experience – and the opportunity to store high-quality photos at half the size. POCO M3’s 11nm processor delivers higher performance, less heat production and lower power consumption, making it a must-have device in its category. With its UFS storage promising higher performance, speed, and multitasking, you will edge out the competition when it comes to opening apps and games quicker than your opponent.
Experience effortless entertainment from the palm of your hand with the smooth operating system. The MIUI Game Booster allows you to track CPU and GPU usage in real-time, while the voice changer brings a little spice to your gaming experience. What’s more is you can cast your screen onto an external monitor, making sure your friends can join in on the fun.
Equipped with the largest battery capacity in its class, POCO M3 guarantees that even the most avid gamers will be fully powered to browse, connect, and stream throughout the day with its mighty 6,000mAh high charge cycle battery. The phone is expected to last over 5 days under light usage, and slightly below 3 days under moderate usage. It takes roughly 1.5 days* for the battery to be fully drained under heavy usage. Meanwhile, POCO M3 packs a punch with its specially-designed battery, built to withstand high temperatures and nearly 2.5 years* of usage without notable degradation, ensuring a long-lasting experience.
In addition to its durability, POCO M3 provides a faster and more consistent charging speed for users on the go with its MIUI ultra battery-saving mode and 18W fast charge. The device comes with a 22.5W in-box charger and supports reverse wired charging, offering enhanced convenience.
At less than 200g, POCO M3 delivers a stylish design that won’t weigh you down and in a material that ensures you won’t lose your grip. The redesigned side-mounted fingerprint scanner is easily accessible, allowing you to unlock your phone in a jiffy, and includes a smaller groove and rounded corners to minimize sharp edges. POCO M3 also offers 20% more battery life with its 6,000 mAh battery weighing less than competitors.
|Display||6.53″ FHD+ Dot Drop display |
Contrast ratio: 1500:1
Brightness: 400 nits (typ)
Color temperature adjustment
Sunlight mode, standard mode, reading mode 2.0
TÜV Rheinland Low Blue Light Certification
L1 Widevine certified
|Dimensions & Weight||162.3mm x 77.3mm x 9.6mm, 198g|
|Processor||Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 662 |
11nm energy-efficient manufacturing process
Qualcomm® Kryo™ 260, Octa-core CPU, up to 2.0GHz
Qualcomm® Adreno™ 610 GPU
3rd gen Qualcomm® AI Engine
|Storage||LPDDR4X RAM + UFS 2.1/2.2 storage |
(UFS 2.2 is only available on 4GB+128GB variant）
|Rear Camera||48MP main camera [1/2″ sensor size 1.6μm 4-in-1 Super Pixel, 0.8μm pixel size f/1.79, 6P lens, AF]|
2MP macro camera [1.75μm pixel size, f/2.4, FF]
2MP depth sensor [1.75μm pixel size, f/2.4]
Night mode, Movie frame, Time-lapse, 120fps slow-motion video
|Front Camera||8MP front camera [1.12μm pixel size, f/2.05]|
|Battery & Charging||6,000mAh (typ) battery |
18W fast charge
In-box 22.5W charger
USB-C Reverse wired charging
(No reverse wired charging cable included in the box)
|Connection||Dual SIM slots + 1 microSD |
Expandable storage up to 512GB
FM radio (with headphones)
|Security||Side-mounted fingerprint sensor |
AI Face Unlock
|Audio||Dual speakers |
Hi-Res Audio certified
3.5mm headphone jack
|System||MIUI 12 for POCO, based on Android 10|
Price and Availability
Availability and Price:
POCO M3 will is now available for purchase in three color variants: Cool Blue, POCO Yellow, and Power Black, across authorized Stores, online and retail partners starting June 07, 2021. Pricing of POCO M3 starts at NRs. 17,999 for 4GB RAM and 64GB storage variant while the 128GB storage variant costs NRs. 19,999 in Nepal.