The Xiaomi POCO F3 GT is not entirely a new smartphone but the special edition of the Xiaomi Poco F3 smartphone. The GT is an indication of its gaming capability. The handset is a rebadged edition of China’s Redmi K40 Gaming Edition that was announced some months in China.
Where to Buy Xiaomi Poco F3 GT
Jumia Nigeria – See Offers | Jumia Kenya – See Offers | Jumia Ghana – See Offers
It features a Dimensity 1200 chip, 64-megapixel triple cameras, 120Hz AMOLED panel, RGB lighting, and gaming buttons.
Xiaomi POCO F3 GT Key Specs & Features
6.67 inches OLED Display, 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~395 ppi)
Android 11, MIUI 12.5
Octa-core MediaTek MT6893 Dimensity 1200 5G (6 nm)
6GB, 8GB RAM
128GB, 256GB Built-in Storage
64 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP Triple Rear Cameras
16 MP Front Camera
4G LTE Network
Fast charging 67W
Power Delivery 3.0
Quick Charge 3+
Non-Removable Li-Po 5065 mAh Battery
Design and Display
In terms of body design, the Poco F3 GT looks good and elegant. It arrives in a curved and sleek body design with a smooth panel that has Poco branding. Its entire body is built with Gorilla Glass 5 and it has body dimensions of 161.9 x 76.9 x 8.3 mm and weighs 205 grams. The phone also packs an IP53 rating giving it both dust and splash protection.
The Poco F3 GT packs a 6.67-inch OLED screen that offers a Full HD+ resolution, a 120Hz refresh rate, 500nits brightness, 10bit colors, a 480Hz touch sampling rate, and also a Gorilla Glass 5 protection. There is a side-facing fingerprint scanner for security.
As far as the camera is concerned, users will enjoy good photos and video recordings. The rear side has a 64-megapixel main camera with an f/1.65 aperture, an 8-megapixel superwide lens with a 120-degree FOV, and a 2-megapixel macro camera.
The front side on the other hand features a 16-megapixel selfie camera that supports 120fps 720p slow-motion video shooting, 30fps 1080p video recording, night mode, filters, etc.
Hardware and Software
The Xiaomi Poco F3 GT is powered by MediaTek MT6893 Dimensity 1200 5G chipset that is based on 6nm manufacturing technology. It has an octa-core processor with a clocking speed of 1×3.0 GHz.
There are Mali-G77 MC9 graphics and an Android 11 OS with MIUI 12.5 on top. Further, it has LPDDR4x RAM and UFS 3.1 storage but lacks a microSD card slot.
Battery and Network Connectivity
The large battery capacity of 5,065mAh is coupled with 67W fast charging, Quick Charge 3.0, and USB PD 3.0. For gamers, the handset comes with mechanical gaming trigger buttons and an X-linear motor for in-game vibrations.
It has a heat dissipation system that comprises a vapor chamber, graphite, and graphene for regulating internal temperature when gaming. Finally, it has RGB lighting around the rear camera system.
The Xiaomi Poco F3 GT features dual SIM support, 5G, wi-fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.2, dual-frequency GPS, IR blaster, and USB-C. It lacks a 3.5mm audio jack but offers JBL powered stereo speakers with Dolby Atmos support.
Xiaomi Poco F3 GT Price and Availability
The Xiaomi Poco F3 GT will sell at a price of $362 for the 6 GB RAM + 128 GB storage, while the 8 GB RAM + 128 GB storage will go for $390 and 8 GB RAM + 256 GB storage will cost $416.
The handset comes in two colors namely Gunmetal Silver and Predator Black. It will be up for grab starting from July 26 through Flipkart in India with a price tag of Rs 26,999.
In Nigeria, you can order the phone via Jumia for 150,000 Naira, around 2,155 Ghs in Ghana, and 40,000 Ksh in Kenya.
Xiaomi Poco F3 GT Specs
Here are a few specs of the Xiaomi Poco F3 GT:
Platform: Android 11, MIUI 12.5
Processor: MediaTek MT6893 Dimensity 1200 5G (6 nm), Octa-core (1×3.0 GHz Cortex-A78 & 3×2.6 GHz Cortex-A78 & 4×2.0 GHz Cortex-A55)
GPU: Mali-G77 MC9
Memory: 6GB, 8GB RAM
Colours: Predator Black, Gunmetal Silver
Dimension: 161.9 x 76.9 x 8.3 mm
Weight: 205 g
SIM Type: Nano-SIM, dual stand-by
SIM Count: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Display: 6.67 inches OLED Display, 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~395 ppi)
Screen Protection: Yes
Foldable Display: No
Rear Camera: 64 MP, f/1.7, 26mm (wide), 1/2.0″, 0.7µm, PDAF + 8 MP, f/2.2, 120˚ (ultrawide) + 2 MP, f/2.4, (macro) Triple Cameras, [email protected], [email protected]/60/120fps, [email protected], HDR
Rear Camera Features: Dual-LED flash, HDR, panorama
Front Camera: 16 MP Camera, HDR, [email protected], [email protected], HDR
Built-in Storage: 128GB, 256GB
Memory Card Support: Yes
Bundled Cloud Storage: Yes
2G GSM: Yes, GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
2G CDMA 1X: Yes
3G WCDMA: Yes, HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
3G CDMA EVDO: Yes
4G LTE: Yes, LTE
5G: Yes, SA/NSA/Sub6
internet & Connectivity
CDMA EVDO: Yes
4G LTE: Yes
WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
Bluetooth: Bluetooth 5.2, A2DP, LE
Infrared Blaster: No
USB Port: USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go
Instant Messaging: Yes
Push Emails: Yes
Email Protocol: Yes
Music Player: Yes
Video Player: Yes
FM Radio: Yes
3.5mm Jack: Yes
Navigation: Yes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS, NavIC
Sensors & Control
Digital Compass: Yes
Proximity Sensor: Yes
Light Sensor: Yes
Heart Rate Monitor: No
Fingerprint Scanner: Yes (Side)
Iris Scanner: No
Face Unlock: Yes
Stylus Pen: No
Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: Yes
Voice Control: Yes
Video Streaming: Yes
Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
Wireless Charging: No
Built-in Mobile Payment: –
Water Resistant: No
Dust Resistant: –
Image Editor: Yes
Video Editor: Yes
Document Viewer: Yes
Document Editor: Yes
Battery: Li-Po 5065 mAh, non-removable Battery
Standby Time: –
Fast Charging: Fast charging 67W, 100% in 42 min
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