Poco C3 will be launched in India on October 6 at 12 noon according to the Xiaomi-sub brand’s Twitter handle. The tweet does not share any major specifications for the Poco C3, but it is expected that it will be the Redmi 9C which was originally launched in Malaysia in June. Poco C3 will be made official in India next week and more information about the phone should come to light as we are close to launch. Additionally, a dedicated Flipkart for Poco C3 launch is also live and will share more information about the phone on 2 October.
Poco C3 India Launch, Expected Price
According to the tweet by Poco India, Poco C3 will be launched in the country on October 6 at 12 noon IST. The brand has not revealed if there will be a livestream for the launch event. Poco India says that the phone will be available through Flipkart. So far, pricing and sale date have not been disclosed. However, recently, images of the alleged retail box for the Poco C3 were leaked suggesting that the 4GB + 64GB storage variant was priced at Rs. 10,990.
In terms of specifications, the Poco C3 is expected to be the Redmi 9C, which was launched in Malaysia in June. If this becomes true, the specifications for Poco C3 become clear.
Specifications of Redmi 9C
The dual-SIM Redmi 9C runs Android 10 with MIUI 11 on top. It displays a 6.53 inch HD + (720×1,600 pixels) LCD dot drop display with a 20: 9 aspect ratio. The phone is powered by the octa-core MediaTek Helio G35 SoC, which is up to 4 GB RAM. Onboard storage is expandable via a microSD card (up to 512GB).
The Redmi 9C has a triple rear camera setup with a 13-megapixel main camera with f / 2.2 aperture, a 2-megapixel macro sensor with f / 2.4 lens, and a 2-megapixel depth sensor with f / 2.4 lens. For selfie and video calling, you get a 5-megapixel camera with f / 2.2 aperture.
The Redmi 9C has been given a 5,000mAh battery with support for 10W fast charging. Connectivity options include 3.5mm audio jack for charging, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi and micro USB port. The phone has a rear fingerprint sensor and supports AI face unlock. It measures 164.9×77.07x9mm and weighs 196 grams.