Is POCO X3 Pro Getting A Custom Flagship Snapdragon Chipset?


POCO is making swift efforts to launch two new smartphones soon. Along with the much-awaited high-end F series flagship, the company is also planning to launch POCO X3 Pro later this month. This mid-range smartphone is rumoured to come with a custom flagship Snapdragon features and is said to sport some interesting features.

According to a tweet by tipster Mukul Sharma, the POCO X3 Pro will be driven by Snapdragon 860 chipset. In the official POCO X3 Pro teaser, a Qualcomm spokesperson said “we will have a gift for you in a few weeks”. This was a strong confirmation of the two brands joining hands for creating a custom platform for a better price-to-performance ratio.Also, the new POCO X3 Pro device could also come with a 120Hz display and a battery that sits around 5,200mAh.

Earlier, even the Poco X3 opted for a special Snapdragon 732G chipset, which was exclusively used by the Xiaomi group.The Snapdragon 860 chipset is anticipated to be an upgraded version of the Snapdragon 855 launched in 2019. For the high-end flagship, it has been confirmed that it will be a rebranded Redmi K40 that features the Snapdragon 870 chipset.

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Rumoured Features of POCO X3 Pro

  • 120Hz Full HD+ screen
  • 5200mAh battery
  • 64MP quad-camera setup

Poco X3 Pro has already passed through a bunch of certification sites and is ready for a global launch in March.

Rumoured Features of POCO F3

POCO F3 has already received FCC certification and in all probabilities will be a Redmi K40 rebrand. The flagship phone is said to pack 120Hz AMOLED display, Snapdragon 870 flagship chipset, 48MP triple rear cameras, and several other key features.

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POCO gained a lot of attention in2018 with the launch of POCO F1. At that time, it was amongst the cheapest smartphones to come with a Snapdragon 845 chipset. Since then, the company has launched only a flagship POCO F2 Pro but has been manufacturing several mid-range and budget devices.

 The company has still not released an official statement regarding the launch of POCO X3 Pro. Stay tuned to this space for latest updates. You can also sign in for our newsletter to get latest smartphone news delivered to your mailbox.