Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi, is bringing the POCO M3 to Nigeria. The company is looking to replicate the success it achieved with the device, in India. It could be recalled that the POCO M3 was recently launched in India and just within 10 days, the company sold over 250000 units of the device.
POCO doesn’t have an official presence in Nigeria, so the M3 will be sold under its parent company, Xiaomi just like Redmi. The phone will be available in Nigeria in Power Black and Cool Blue colours. The popular Yellow colorway will not be available to buyers in the country.
The POCO M3 comes with a 6.53-inch IPS LCD FHD+ display, with a 1080 x 2340 pixels resolution. It has a body dimension of 162.3 x 77.3 x 9.6 mm and weighs 198 grams. It is powered by the Qualcomm SM6115 Snapdragon 662 Octa-core processor supported by the Adreno 610 GPU. It runs on MIUI 12 based on Android 10 operating system.
The rear camera setup of the phone consists of a combination of three rear cameras and a single front facing snapper. On the back is 48MP main Wide + 2MP Macro + 2MP Depth, with an LED flash, HDR, and panorama. On the front, is a single 8MP Wide camera. It has a massive 6000mAh battery capacity with support for 18W fast charging.
The POCO M3 comes in 4GB RAM + 64GB storage and 4GB RAM + 128GB storage versions. The phone will be available in Nigeria, with a price tag of ₦64,999 and ₦69,999 respectively. Currently, interested buyers can get their hands on the POCO M3 via Xiaomi’s official store on Jumia Nigeria.