Xiaomi Poco M3 Pro 5G
Xiaomi Poco M3 Pro 5G’s price in Kenya is 26,500 shillings. The Poco M3 Pro 5G features a 6.55 inches display, and MediaTek Dimensity 700 5G processor with Mali-G57 MC2 GPU. It also comes with a triple 48MP + 2MP + 2MP rear camera and an 8 MP front camera for selfies. The Poco M3 Pro 5G runs on Android 11 and all this is powered by a 5000 mAh battery. The phone arrives in the colors Poco Yellow, Power Black, and Cool Blue. You can buy it in Kenya today at Phoneplace for the best price.
Xiaomi Poco M3 Pro 5G specs & price in Kenya
|Camera||48MP + 2MP + 2MP|
|Storage||128GB / 6GB RAM|
|Chipset||MediaTek Dimensity 700 5G|
|O.S||Android 11, MIUI 12|
|Battery||Li-Po 5,000 mAh|
Design and build
The Xiaomi Poco M3 Pro 5G has a glossy finish that looks like glass. And it also has that snazzy black accent around the black camera bump. The display of the Poco M3 Pro 5G is a 6.5-inch panel protected by gorilla glass 3. Again, no difference from the red meat as is the trend. These days, the display has a fast 90 Herz refresh rate, which helps smooth that movement when you’re swiping and scrolling.
There’s a single bottom-firing loudspeaker for your audio on this phone. It scores a good mark on loudness charts. This sound quality here is good too, for a budget phone. You also get a headphone jack here as well as FM radio support. Waking up and unlocking the phone can be done with the side-mounted fingerprint scanner which is also the power button. This one is available in colors Poco Yellow, Power Black, and Cool Blue.
90Hz IPS display
The Xiaomi Poco M3 Pro 5G features a 6.5 inch Full HD plus IPS dot display screen with thin bezels. Above that, you can find an earpiece. As for protection, t’s covered with Corning Gorilla Glass 3. Keep in mind though that it doesn’t come with a pre-installed screen protector. You’ll have to purchase that separately for additional protection. The display settings allow you to choose between auto mode, saturated and standard. It has a great contrast of vibrant colors, deep blacks, and is bright enough for outdoor use.
Simply put, interacting with it is a pleasurable experience. This display has a higher than normal 60Hz refresh rate and boasts a 90Hz panel. Most probably, at this price point, this would have been a 60Hz panel had Poco decided to go for an AMOLED. This screen is quite decent for an LCD. It’s contrasty with impressively deep black levels. and brightness is good. Colors can be pretty accurate too.
The colors look saturated and stay true to life. And the contrast is good too. Night mode restores highlights and also brightens the entire picture. You can take selfies with the 8 MP, f/2.0, (wide) front-facing camera, and these are outstanding for this price range. There’s more than enough detail, superb contrast, and low noise. The Poco M3 Pro 5G can shoot video with the main cam and up to 1080p@30fps. There’s no 4K recording here. The footage has great colors, good contrast, and a likable dynamic range.
2-megapixel closeup shots from the phone’s macro camera have lively colors and good contrast. And the detail level is good enough for this solution. However, since the focus is fixed, it can take several tries to get a photo to come out sharp. The main 48 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/2.0″, 0.8µm, PDAF camera of this phone is its main focus. And it does perform to expectations. Some of its features include Dual-LED dual-tone flash, HDR, and panorama.
Android 11, MIUI 12
For its operating system, Xiaomi Poco M3 Pro 5G runs on MIUI 12 based on Android 11. Pre-installed apps include Amazon shopping, booking.com, LinkedIn, Mi-remote, and the usual apps from Google, such as YouTube, Gmail drive photos, and the like. It also has a dedicated dark mode that can be toggled on in the settings. Storage-wise you are getting 128 gigabytes of space with a usable 107 gigs out of the box. Not to the internals.
Powering the MIUI 12 is the MediaTek MT6833 Dimensity 700 5G (7 nm) with a Mali-G57 MC2 GPU. Poco M3 Pro 5G has two RAM and storage options – 4GB and 6GB of RAM and 64GB or 128GB of internal storage. Performance is excellent. Xiaomi Poco M3 Pro 5G’s MediaTek MT6833 Dimensity 700 5G (7 nm) chipset provides acceptable performance for the class. And although the GPU is a bit underpowered games run fine on lower graphic settings
Battery and connectivity
Xiaomi Poco M3 Pro 5G comes with the usual connectivity features such as dual SIM wifi 5, Bluetooth, 5.1, a USB type C port, an IRA blaster, fingerprint scanners, and of course the lovely 3.5-millimeter audio Jack. Powering the Poco M3 Pro 5G is a large 5,000 mAh capacity battery, which is great for an affordable daily driver. If you’re a light user, then this phone’s battery life should be more than enough for your daily needs. And it does support fast charging 18W in case you are wondering.
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