Poco F3 GT Review: A Great All-round Smartphone | GadgetGuruBN

Last updated on 24/11/2021 12:40 AM IST.
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Xiaomi on 23/07/2021 launched the Poco F3 GT 5G which is a flagship android smartphone in India priced at Rs.25,999 while the prices are said be increased to Rs.26,999 after couple of weeks & these are my honest thoughts about it. 
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1. Performance [9/10]
Device comes with Mediatek MT6889Z Dimensity 1200 6nm SOC & runs Android 11 OS with Xiaomi's MIUI 12.5 for Poco interface on top. The overall performance should be excellent as it features,
  • 1 ARM-Cortex A78 CPU clocked at 3.0 Ghz, 3 ARM-Cortex A77 CPU clocked at 2.6 Ghz & 4 ARM-Cortex A55 CPU clocked at 2.0 Ghz with Mali-G77 MC9 GPU. 
  • 6/8GB LPDDR4X RAM & 128/256GB UFS 3.1 Storage.
2. Battery [8.8/10]
Device comes with Li-Po 5065 mAh battery which supports 67W fast charging. The battery life should be great as it features,
  • Adequate battery size.
  • 6nm fabrication of the SOC.
  • 67W fast charging.
Battery Life Stats
SOT [Screen on Time]: Upto 8:30 hrs average.
Battery Life: Upto 2 days average.

3. Display [8.8/10]
Device comes with 6.67 inch display which should offer excellent quality as it features,
  • Super AMOLED panel, 120Hz refresh rate, 480Hz touch sampling rate & FHD+ [2400 X 1080 pixels] resolution. It also supports HDR10+ & 10-bit panel for 1 Billion colors. 
  • Excellent 395 ppi sharpness, 500 nits of typical brightness & 20:9 aspect ratio.
4. Features [8.7/10]
The device comes with excellent features which includes,
  • Important sensors: Fingerprint & Gyroscope.
  • Connectivity options: Dual-Band WiFi (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax), Bluetooth 5.1 (LE, aptX, SBC, AAC), USB Type-C 2.0 port, IR Blaster, GPS (Dual-Band GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS & Beidou) & Dual SIM (dual nano SIM, dual 5G, dual 4G, dual VoLTE, VoWiFi). It misses Micro SD card slot & 3.5mm headphone Jack. It also features Maglev gaming Triggers
  • Audio features: Dual stereo speakers & audio tuned by JBL.
5. Camera [8.4/10]
Device comes with [3] rear cameras with Dual LED flash & [1] front camera. The overall camera quality [image & video] should be excellent [8.7/10] in day & very good [7.1/10] in night as it features [camera features: 0.5],
  • Main: 64MP with f/1.65 aperture, 26mm wide-angle lens. 1/2.0" Sensor size, 0.7 Micron pixel, PDAF & HDR.
  • Ultrawide: 8MP with f/2.2 Aperture, 120 degree FOV ultrawide-angle lens.
  • Macro: 2MP with f/2.4 aperture.
  • Video recording options include 4K [2160p@30fps] & FHD [1080p@30/60/120fps] with HDR. It features Pro Mode, Dual view, Vlog mode, Portrait Mode, Night Mode & more.
  • Front: 16MP with HDR.
  • Video recording options include FHD [1080p@30fps] with HDR.
6. Form Factor [8.3/10]
  • Dimensions: 161.9 x 76.9 x 8.3 mm & Weight: 205 gms.
  • Build: Corning Gorilla Glass 5 front & back with metal frame. It is also IP53 rated for dust & splash resistance
7. Box Contents: Poco F3 GT [Device itself], 67W Adapter, Case, 3.5mm Adapter, Type-C cable, Guides / Paper work, Warranty card & SIM tool.

8. Price, Variants, Colors & Availability
3 Price: Rs.25,999, Rs.27,999 & Rs.29,999.
3 Variants: 6+128GB, 8+128GB & 8+256GB.
2 Colors: Predator Black & Gunmetal Silver.
Availability: Available from 26/07/2021 via,
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Availability: Launch offer Rs.1000 off across all variants.

9. Pros, Cons, GadgetGuruBN Product Rating & VFM Rating
Pros Cons
 + Excellent performance   - No 3.5mm Jack
 + Excellent battery   - Camera quality could be better
 + Excellent display   - No OIS / 4K at 60fps
 + Excellent features   
 + Great camera    
 + Great build    

1. Product Rating: 8.66/10.
2. VFM Rating: 7.9/10. 
3. GadgetGuruBN Rating: 8.28/10.

10. Final Words
Summing up my thoughts the Poco F3 GT is an excellent smartphone at an pretty great price, Also do let me know your thoughts in the comments below. 

11. Why you should buy this smartphone?
If you are looking for a great smartphone with excellent performance, battery & display in the 26K budget than this smartphone might be the best option for you.
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