In proper daylight, the Poco X3 can keep the colors natural and retains details and texture fairly well. At times 7 Pro manages better details in shadows and in the backdrop and at times the Poco X3 retains better texture. The camera module and the back panel are quite distinctive. The bundled case cover can even out the camera hump, no worries. As for the materials used, there’s Gorilla Glass 6 on the front, a polycarbonate frame on the sides, and polycarbonate back panel.
- You also have the option to buy a 6 GB/ 64 GB variant with the Redmi Note 10 Pro Max.
- This phone’s sole reason for existing is to deliver the best possible performance, and it manages to do just that.
- There’s still a lot of variation between Android skins, and I have to admit that MIUI remains one of my personal least favourites.
- I can’t think of a single thing that has caused problems with the Poco X3 Pro day-to-day.
- However, pictures taken with the wide-angle camera visibly lack sharpness at the edges of the image.
- The ultra-wide-angle camera of course captures poorer details and compression does seem rougher, plus there’s some perspective warping at the edges of frames.
The Poco F3, the costlier one looks better and feels like a well-refined design. While Mi phones are a more complete package and aimed at a much wider audience, Poco is aimed at enthusiasts on a budget.
I couldn’t find any discernable differences in terms of MIUI 12 software on either device. I am liking that Google integration is getting better, icon shapes look like stock Android and annoying ads are quite limited in newer MIUI versions. Overall it is a well-built smartphone with no obvious flaws or design miscues. I mean the plastic back does collect fingerprints firmware but either clean it once or twice a day. Poco X3 Pro is the latest device from Xiaomi’s global brand Poco. The Poco X3 Pro gets some great hardware upgrades for a slight bump in price.
- It will use both fastboot and the stock recovery to flash a stock rom, wiping the data partition.
- You can flash or Software Update your Xiaomi phone from MIUI stock ROM (Flash File) using official Mi Flash Tool.
- The latter weighs 10g less, and that makes a significant difference in day-to-day use.
- It’s summer here in Delhi, the perfect litmus test for outdoor visibility.
I had to disable battery optimization for Facebook Messenger yet again in order to receive message notifications, and UI elements are broken still in some places. Having to disable the system-level dark mode for each and every app that’s had its design messed up is painstaking, yet it’s an actual necessity for some apps. Video recording goes up to 4K 30fps with the primary rear camera. There’s no stabilisation and I did notice quite a bit of jitter in video recorded while moving, no matter the resolution. Just like with stills, the quality is ok for casual use but you can get better at this price level.