Rumors about the Poco F3 GT have been going around for quite some time now. It was earlier leaked that the Poco F3 GT will be the rebranded Redmi K40 Game Enhanced Edition launched in China. However, the recent trailer by Poco India confirmed that the Poco F3 GT is going to launch soon in India. The Shoulder buttons present in the trailer video released also confirm it as the Redmi K40 Game Enhanced Edition. Moreover, in a recent interview by YouTuber and Tipster Mukul Sharma with Anuj Sharma, Country Director of POCO India, hinted about the price and launch of the Poco F3 GT.
Earlier, the device was also spotted on various certification websites, including the Google Play console. Moreover, Poco India also announced earlier the launch of Poco F3 GT in the third quarter of this year, also mentioned in the teaser video.
In the interview, Anuj Sharma, Country Director of POCO India, shared a lot of information regarding the smartphone launch. He shared information regarding the launch timeline and price of the Poco F3 GT. He also mentioned the design of the Poco F3 GT that:
“ On F3 GT, we are trying to do something that nobody else in India has ever done, in terms of construction.”– Anuj Sharma, Country Director, POCO India
He also added,
“In POCO F3 GT, you’ve got a radial bezel as well as flat like iPhone on a single piece of metal. A single piece of metal is getting machined to get a radial bezel in the middle and a square finish at the edges. The back of the phone is made up of glass, which is treated with almost 41 different steps.”
He also said that the Poco F3 GT has the best built-in devices in the price range.
Poco F3 GT Price and Launch Timeline
As per the hints given in the interview, the price of Poco F3 is around Rs. 30,000 in India. Moreover, in China, the 6GB+128GB base variant costs CNY 1,999, while the 8GB+128GB variant costs CNY 2,199. As a result, the basic model of the POCO F3 GT might be priced between Rs 27,000 and Rs 30,000 in India.
When asked about the launch date of the POCO F3 GT, Anuj Sharma said that the launch date of the phone is still not decided. Further, they discussed the date and concluded that they would launch the POCO F3 GT by the end of July unless something goes wrong. If not, it will launch in the Indian market in August for sure.
Moreover, leaks also claim that the Poco F3 GT will be launched on 27th July.
The POCO F3 GT will be directly complete with the OnePlus Nord 2, which will launch on 22nd July, as both of them have the same MediaTek Dimensity 1200 SoC.
Poco F3 GT Specifications
It is already confirmed that the Poco F3 GT is a rebadged Redmi K40 Game enhanced edition. Also, the Poco F3 GT will launch in global markets with the name Redmi K40 Gaming, as per the previous reports.
The MediaTek Dimensity 1200 Processor will power the Poco F3 GT. A 6.67-inch FHD+ AMOLED panel with a 120Hz refresh rate and a 480Hz touch Sampling rate will also be included. The display also offers HDR10+ support. Poco F3 GT will also have up to 12GB of RAM and upto 256GB of Storage.
The Poco F3 GT will sport a triple camera arrangement with a 64-megapixel primary sensor, an 8-megapixel ultrawide sensor, and a 2-megapixel macro sensor. In addition, it will include a 16-megapixel selfie camera on the front. The phone will also include a 5,065mAh battery and capability for 67W rapid charging.
Moreover, the Poco F3 GT will also have gaming-specific features Retractable shoulder buttons, Dolby Atmos compatibility, and three microphones. It will also have LiquidCool technology, which will keep the phone cool even when doing heavy workloads.