Xiaomi POCO F3, the latest value flagship from the brand, recently made its debut. Built for performance enthusiasts, the F3 is a rebranded version of the Redmi K40, but it’s priced more aggressively. We were given a peek at what makes this phone tick with an official teardown video.
Our host starts by removing the rear-facing shell, revealing an assortment of sensors inside the F3: a mic, 360° ambient light sensor (you get two of these, one on the back and one on the front), IR Blaster, and an LED flash.
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Next, we have the camera array that features a 48MP primary camera, an 8MP ultra-wide lens, and a 5MP tele-macro sensor, not to mention the 20MP selfie camera. Underneath these components, there’s UFS 3.1 storage, Snapdragon 870, and LPDDR5 memory.
The Snapdragon 870 is a boosted version of the Snapdragon 865+, so the new Xiaomi mobile will outperform flagships from last year. In contrast to most phones in its class, POCO F3 should show its age the least, based on its high-end hardware alone. Much like the original Pocophone F1 and its Snapdragon 845 that was best-in-class for its time.
The host goes on to take out the vibration motor, the 4520 mAh battery that supports 33W fast charging, and the side-facing fingerprint scanner. More often than not, you’ll find that thumbprint scanners merged with power buttons are carved into the shell, but the POCO F3 has a typical, convex-shaped design.
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The visual performance is also on par with flagship screens. We’re looking at a Samsung-made E4 AMOLED screen. Sandwiched between the display and battery is a copper plate for better heat management. POCO F3 starts from €299 (~ Rs. 54,000.)