POCO X3 NFC now official, priced in the Philippines

Beastly hardware for its price!

Xiaomi’s POCO has announced the POCO X3 NFC, its newest bang-for-the-buck mid-range phone with NFC, a quad-rear camera setup, and its LiquidCool tech in tow.

The device features a Qualcomm Snapdragon 732G chip, with GPU enhanced to better suit gaming needs. The display in itself is a wonder with its 120Hz refresh rate and 240Hz touch sampling for smoother and more accurate gameplay, as well as its HDR10 and Widevine L1 certifications for multimedia viewing. It’s also a battery beast with a 5,160mAh battery capacity with support for 33W fast charging.

POCO X3 NFC specs:

  • 6.67-inch FHD+ LCD DotDisplay, 2400 x 1080 px
    120Hz refresh rate, 240Hz touch sampling rate
    HDR10, Widevine L1 certified
    Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 732G
    Adreno 618 GPU w/ Elite Gaming
  • 64GB, 128GB UFS 2.1 storage, with hybrid slot for MicroSD up to 256GB
  • Quad-rear cameras:
    64MP Sony IMX682 f/1.89
    13MP f/2.2 ultra-wide
    2MP f/2.4 macro
    2MP f/2.4 depth
  • 20MP f/2.2 front camera
  • 4G LTE Dual-SIM
  • WiFi 5, Bluetooth 5.1, NFC, GPS, IR Blaster
  • 3.5mm headphone jack, USB Type-C
  • Dual-Stereo speakers
  • IP53 splash-proof
  • Side fingerprint scanner
  • LiquidCool Technology 1.0 Plus (Copper heat pipe + graphite)
  • MIUI 12 for POCO (Android 10)
  • 5,160mAh battery
    33W fast charging
  • Colors: Shadow Gray, Cobalt Blue

Philippines price and availability: The POCO X3 NFC will be available in two variants in the Philippines — a 6GB/64GB will retail for PHP 10,990, while the 6GB/128GB model will cost PHP 12,990. You’re getting them first at Shopee starting September 9 with a PHP 1,000 introductory, 48-hour limited-time discount. Freebies will also be up for grabs, as POCO will bundle in a BlackShark Fun Cooler Pro for both models. The 128GB model will also get an additional POCO digital pouch.

Carl Lamiel
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