Poco began teasing its X3 Pro last week and we’ve also seen rumors about the Poco F3 which is expected to be a rebranded Redmi K40. Now the brand’s global Twitter account teased a launch event scheduled for March 22 where we should see the global launch of both devices. The online event will start at 8PM GMT/12PM UTC time and will be broadcasted live on YouTube.
— POCO (@POCOGlobal) March 15, 2021
In related news, Poco India confirmed it’s holding another event on March 30. The date was confirmed via the official Poco India Twitter account with the Unleash #ProFormance tagline which implies we should see the debut of the Poco X3 Pro. The Poco F3 (aka Redmi K40) is expected to arrive at a later time in India under Xiaomi branding as the Mi 11X according to an earlier leak.
Time to break the price-performance(P:P) benchmark. Brace yourselves as we get ready to unleash MAD #PROformance on 30.03
Remember: Only a POCO can beat a #POCO.
— POCO – Madder By the Minute (@IndiaPOCO) March 15, 2021
According to speculation, the Poco X3 Pro will debut with the unannounced Snapdragon 860 chipset. This SoC is expected as a middle ground between the SD 855 and SD 865 SoC’s of years past with all leaks pointing it to be a 4G-only platform.
In addition we’re expecting the Poco X3 Pro to boast 6/128 GB and 8/256 GB memory configurations, a 120 Hz display and a 5,200 mAh battery with fast charging. Pricing in India is rumored to start at INR 21,000 or just under $290.