Poco F3 GT price in Nepal: yes for gamers, no for photo freaks
Poco F3 GT is yet another Poco smartphone launched by smartphone company Xiaomi which visited Nepal.
Poco phones have always been fan favorites as they offer a number of high end specs at an affordable price. The launch of the Poco F3 GT means that it rivals its own Poco F3 in the market. Although they share the same name, the F3 GT was designed specifically for gaming, and there are also many other notable differences between the phones which we will discuss below.
Here are the details of the phone
|Dimension||Height: 161.9 mm
Width: 76.9 mm
Weight: 205 grams
|Display||6.67 inches FHD + Turbo AMOLED, 120 Hz, HDR10 +, 1300 nits|
|Resolution||1080 * 2400 pixels|
|protection||Gorilla Glass Corning 5|
|Operating system||Android 11, MIUI 12.5.6 for POCO|
|Chipset||Mediatek dimension 1200 5G (6 nm)|
|Storage room||128 GB / 256 GB|
|Card slot||Not available|
|RAM||6 GB / 8 GB|
|Camera||Front: 20MP, f / 2.5
Rear: 64 MP, f / 1.65
8MP, f / 2.2, 120 degrees (ultra-wide)
|Ring||Speakers with stereo speakers|
|Ports||USB Type-C – Type C charging port audio port|
|Drums||5065mAh, Li-Po Quick charge 67W Power Delivery 3.0 Quick charge 3+|
|Sensors||Side fingerprint sensor, proximity sensor, 360 degree ambient light sensor, accelerometer, gyroscope, vibration motor, IR blaster, compass|
|Price||56 999 rupees|
Design and display
Poco F3 GT shares a similar design to Poco F3. Speaking of the construction of the phone, it has a glass front and a glass back while there is a metal frame on the phone. The glass on the front and back of the phone is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5, making it a tough phone. The phone is 76.9mm wide and 8.3mm thick and weighs around 205 grams.
Specifically designed for gaming, the Poco F3 GT has physical trigger buttons on the phone itself, which can be opened with sliders located on the side. It’s something innovative that can be a handy feature for all gamers.
There is a 6.67 inch FHD + Turbo AMOLED perforated center screen on the phone which has a refresh rate of 120Hz and a touch sampling rate of 480Hz. The F3 GT has a 10-bit display panel. which offers over a billion colors, 100% DCI-P3 coverage and HDR 10+ support. The thin bezels make the screen-to-body ratio of the phone to be 86.3%, while the maximum resolution is 1080 * 2400 pixels.
Performance and battery life
Poco F3 GT runs on Android 11 with NIUI 12.5 for POCO in addition. The device is powered by the headlight level Mediatek dimension 1200 5G (6nm) chipset. This chipset includes three Cortex-A78 and four Cortex-A55 processor cores while the graphics are handled by Mali-G77 MC9.
Bringing the Poco F3 GT to life is a 5065mAh non-removable Li-Po battery that supports 67W fast charging. With this level of power, the phone will fully charge in just 42 minutes.
The Poco F3 GT has a triple camera setup on the back and the camera bump is minimal. The bump also has a metal casing which protects the lenses from scratches. It has a 64 MP main camera, accompanied by an 8 MP ultra-wide camera with a 120-degree field of view and a 2 MP macro camera. A nice addition to the camera module on the back is the tactical RGB glow that alerts users to notifications. Another interesting thing is that he cut out the LED flash giving it a lightning-like shape.
On the front, there is a 16MP camera locked inside the punch hole. The rear camera can record videos in 4K but only at 30fps, and the front camera is limited to just 1080p.
Storage, connectivity and more
Poco F3 GT comes with two internal storage options of 128 GB and 256 GB and RAM options of 6 GB and 8 GB. There is no option to expand the storage with a microSD card.
The phone supports a 5G network but only supports a few bands. It also supports dual Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.1, and USB Type-C 2.0. The phone does not have a 3.5mm headphone jack but stereo speakers tuned by JBL.
The price of the The Poco F3 GT costs Rs 56,999 for the 8/256 GB variant which is the only variant available in Nepal at the moment.
The Poco F3 GT is a good phone if you’re planning on buying a gaming phone, but it doesn’t cost you a fortune. It has all the necessary features that a gaming phone should have. It has a flagship level chipset, huge battery backup that supports 67W fast charging and 480Hz touch sample rate. It should have no problem running games even with high graphics. . It even has built-in triggers for games. To cool the phone when it overheats, there is a cooling steam chamber. There are a lot of useful features on this phone.
But, if you are looking for a good quality camera, this phone might not be the first choice in this price category. There is an underperforming camera on the phone. There are smartphones from Samsung that can capture better images at a lower cost.
Additionally, Poco F3 has a Snapdragon 870 chipset while F3 GT has a Mediatek Dimensity 1200. Although Dimensity 1200 is a flagship chipset, it still underperforms Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 870. It’s strange that the company provided a lower performing chipset on a gaming phone.
Poco F3 GT might not be the best when it comes to overall performance, but it’s definitely made for gaming. If gambling is your priority, you should go.
Also check out the price of mid phones in Nepal.