Poco X3 Pro Review – The SD860 brings flagship performance to budget phones, making this perfect for gamers

The Poco X3 Pro is one of the first phones to launch with the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 860 chipset. This chipset is identical to the flagship Snapdragon 855+ that launched two years ago and offers a significant performance improvement compared to other chipsets found on phones at this price. The Poco X3 Pro, therefore, offers … Read more

Xiaomi POCO F3 vs POCO X3 Pro Compared – F3 aka Redmi K40 star of the show at £329 while X3 Pro is a bargain at £199

Today, Xiaomi affordable sub-brand launched their latest two phones, the POCO F3 and POCO X3 Pro.

Xiaomi likes to capitalise POCO, but I can't cope with writing that in an entire article, so from now on, it is Poco.

Xiaomi Poco F3 vs Xiaomi Redmi K40

Poco F3

First up, and the stand out option from the two new devices is the, however, it has technically already been launched under the name Redmi K40.

The Redmi K40 was launched in February with an official release on the 4th of March. The base model launched for CNY 1999 or £221 (UK price is higher).

Poco F3 vs Poco X3 Pro – Kinda the same but not

Poco X3 Pro

The naming convention of these phones seems a little off because they feel like they should be under the same model series with one being Pro and the other standard.

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Snapdragon 732G vs Helio 95 on the Poco X3 & Realme 7 Benchmarks – Which is best and do they offer much gain over SD720G and Helio G90T?

Poco X3 vs Realme 7

I doubt it is a coincidence that both Realme and Xiaomi launched two similarly priced devices using new customised chipsets from different brands that offer similar levels of performance. The two brands seem to be battling it out, trying to be the best brand for the best spec possible for the money you pay. The … Read more

POCO X3 NFC brings Pixel 4a beating specs while being 30% cheaper

Today Xiaomi affordable sub-brand POCO launched their new X3 for a bargain-basement price starting at £199 for the 64GB model and £249 for the 128GB model. POCO X3 NFC Specification Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 732G Rear Camera: 64MP main camera – Sony IMX682 1/1.73“ sensor 3MP ultra-wide angle 2MP macro camera 2MP depth sensor Up to … Read more

MediaTek Helio G95 vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 732G – More pointless incremental upgrades in the Realme vs Xiaomi / POCO feud

Hours after the announcement of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 732G which is set to feature on the new affordable POCO X3 NFC next week, Mediatek has announced their own new chipset of equal pointlessness for the up and coming Realme 7 due on Thursday this week. I know I am beating a dead horse criticising these … Read more

Qualcomm Snapdragon 732G vs Snapdragon 720G, 730G & 765G vs MediaTek Helio G90T – How does the new chipset in the Poco X3 compare to the OnePlus Nord & others?

[Update] Qualcomm have now officially launched the new chipset and confirmed it will be a Poco device that is first to feature it. Earlier this month. POCO Global Marketing Manager revealed they are working on an OnePlus Nord competitor. It has now been revealed that the POCO X3 will launch on the 8th of September … Read more