Xiaomi launched the Poco X3 NFC at its virtual launch event on 7 September and sale begin on 17 September in the UK, at 1pm BST. It’s likely to be the most impressive budget phones around.
The Poco X3 uses a Snapdragon 732G chip that packs powerful mid-range performance. The only thing you’ll miss is 5G connectivity – which isn’t really a bad thing (here’s why). Instead, the phone packs a massive 5160mAh battery, 33W fast charging, a 120Hz refresh rate, and an incredibly vivid 6.67in LCD screen that might be one of the best in the budget range. See everything there is to know about the Poco X3’s specs.
Where to buy the Poco X3
The Poco X3 will be available directly from Xiaomi and Amazon when it releases on 17 September. You can, however, you can pick it up now from Ali Express if you don’t mind shipping it from China or Spain. Prices start from £155.90.
Delivery to the UK from China is free but may take anywhere between 23-43 days, whereas shipping from Spain costs £4.38 and arrives in 7 days.
Poco X3 – Early Bird Offer
From 17 September to 7 October, customers can pick up a £20 discount on the model with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage, which drops the price to £229 (more on storage and price below). The discount will be available on Xiaomi and Amazon.
How much does the Poco X3 cost?
The Poco X3 will be available in two configurations and price-points:
6GB RAM + 64GB storage – £1996GB RAM + 128GB storage – £249
You can pick the phone up in Shadow Grey or Cobalt Blue.
e will be reviewing the Poco X3 to see if it really is as impressive as it appears, so keep an eye out!
In the meantime, check out our round-up of the best budget phones on the market to see the Poco X3’s competition, and if you missed it, watch the Poco X3 launch again here.