POCO F3 Posts on XDA

These are the Best Xiaomi phones that you can buy right now!

Xiaomi is, almost certainly, the most prolific phone brand in the world right now. Between its main brand, various sub-brands, and spinoffs that have supposedly become "independent," the company seemingly pumps out a new phone every two weeks or so. This would be annoying if the devices were mediocre and lazy rehashes, but that's not...

The Redmi K40 series dons a new avatar in India, launches as the Mi 11X and Mi 11X Pro

The POCO F1 was Xiaomi's first flagship killer in India. Since then, the company has separated the operations and marketing of its different sub-brands, including Redmi and POCO, and launched multiple other flagship killers in the country. After the Redmi K20 series and the Xiaomi Mi 10T series, Xiaomi is launching yet another flagship killer...

We’ve opened forums for OnePlus 9R, POCO F3, Realme 8 series, and Vivo X60 series

Earlier this month, we joked about how busy this year has been thus far. A few weeks later and things have only gotten busier. To accommodate users interested in the plethora of devices that launched this month, we've just opened up XDA forums for a handful of devices, including the OnePlus 9R, Xiaomi POCO F3,...

OnePlus 9R, POCO F3, and Xiaomi Mi 10 family’s Android 11 kernel source code now available

Alongside the flagship OnePlus 9 and OnePlus 9 Pro smartphones, OnePlus also unveiled a more affordable variant of the lineup called the OnePlus 9R. The India-only device comes with some spec changes to meet a lower price point, while still maintaining important bits to qualify for the 9-series badge. If you're planning to buy the...

The POCO F3 has flagship-level haptics and screen for a whole lot less

I'm a Chinese-American guy living in Hong Kong who consumes -- and writes for -- mostly US-centric American tech media. Because of this odd in-between space I occupy, I tend to see things from both the western and eastern perspectives. And this divide is so, so evident in mid-tier smartphones. While the state of premium...

Xiaomi’s POCO F3 and POCO X3 Pro offer sub-flagship specs at an affordable price

We’re all old enough to remember POCO’s very first device, the POCO F1, in 2018. The POCO F1 made a lot of headlines back in the day, featuring a flagship-grade SoC, the Snapdragon 845, at a price tag that challenged mid-range devices with much slower internals. That phone was considered a one-off until POCO's brand...