Saturday, September 25

a “beast” of power on the mid-range


Here is the Xiaomi Poco F3. This smartphone has just been made official in France. Discover here the characteristics and prices in euros of this model inspired by the Redmi K40 in China.

Officialization of the Xiaomi Poco F3

The Xiaomi Poco F3 is a Redmi K40 with a mustache // Gamesdone: Xiaomi

As expected, the Xiaomi Poco F3 was presented today on the European market and in particular in France, alongside the Poco X3 Pro. Before going through its technical sheet, price and availability, let’s remember that this smartphone is a renowned Redmi K40. The important characteristics are indeed the same as those of the product presented in China a few weeks ago.

The Xiaomi Poco F3 in blue

The Xiaomi Poco F3 in blue // Gamesdone: Xiaomi

What does this freshly formalized Poco F3 have in store for us? Let’s take a look at the most highlighted element: its power which makes it a ” real beast According to the brand.

Everything for the power

The phone is indeed equipped with a Snapdragon 870. Qualcomm’s SoC thus allows compatibility with the 5G network as well as high-level performance according to the manufacturer’s statements, which underlines the efficiency of the improved Kryo 585 CPU “whose heart rate can reach 3.2 GHzAnd the velocity of the Adreno 650 GPU.

Everything is associated with 6 or 8 GB of LPDDR5 RAM and UFS 3.1 storage space varying from 128 to 256 GB depending on the version. Finally, the Poco F3 also rolls mechanics with its LiquidCool 1.0 Plus cooling system which prevents overheating.

Xiaomi Poco F3 cooling system

The Xiaomi Poco F3 promises to avoid the heater // Gamesdone: Xiaomi

With these characteristics, the smartphone is keen to display the gaming DNA that has often animated the Poco brand.

Sophisticated design and 120 Hz screen

Xiaomi also wishes to underline the care it has taken in the design of the Poco F3. The manufacturer indeed prides itself on having produced a smartphone “thin and light»: 7.8 mm thick for a weight of 196 grams all the same. The front has a center punch when the back is fastened with a clearly visible triple camera. Gorilla Glass 5 acts as double-sided protection while the fingerprint reader sits on the edge.

Xiaomi Poco F3 seen from the back and in profile

The Xiaomi Poco F3 seen from the back and in profile // Gamesdone: Xiaomi

The screen, meanwhile, enjoys a refresh rate of 120Hz with an AMOLED display. Count on a diagonal of 6.7 inches and a Full HD + definition. HDR10 + and a 360 Hz tactile sampling rate to optimize responsiveness are also present. The Poco F3 also wants to improve its audio quality with the presence of two stereo speakers and Dolby Atmos certification.

Note also the presence of a 4520 mAh battery delivered with a 33 W fast charger.

The Xiaomi Poco F3 in white

The Xiaomi Poco F3 in its white color // Gamesdone: Xiaomi

Side photo, here is what to remember for the rear module:

  • 48 megapixel main sensor (f / 1.79)
  • 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle (f / 2.2)
  • sensor with 2 megapixel macro lens (f / 2.4)

For selfies, the phone relies on a 20-megapixel front sensor. Note also that the smartphone runs with the MIUI 12 interface for Poco, based on Android 11. Compatibility with Wi-Fi 6 is also mentioned.

Xiaomi Poco F3 price and availability

In France, the Poco F3 is available in three colors, black, blue and white and you will find it from March 30 on two sites: and Amazon:

  • 349 euros for the 6/128 GB model;
  • 399 euros for the 8/256 GB version.

Where to buy the

Xiaomi Poco F3 at the best price?

There are no offers at the moment

In addition, Xiaomi launches an offerearly birdswhich lasts 72 hours from March 30 at 1 pm and which lowers the price of the two versions of the Poco F3 to 299 and 369 euros respectively. Also remember to find the right 5G package to go with your Poco F3.


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