Poco C3 Review: Best Mobile under 10000 in 2020?

June 19, 2023

At last, Poco has released the all-new Poco C3, a low budget Android smartphone. If you are searching for the best mobile under 10000 with the best camera and battery backup, then you’ll come across an excessive number of alternatives.

With the passing time, and more innovation, HD+ display, huge battery, and impressive cameras are advancing toward budget centric phones. Nowadays, even low-end Android devices include some of the costly mobile features.

The ex-Xiaomi sub-brand is finally ready to enter the pocket-friendly market. The latest Poco C3 is an affordable Android smartphone with a decent camera and impressive hardware. This is the first Poco phone under Rs. 10,000.

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When it comes to budget handsets, people often go for Xiaomi, Realme, and Samsung brands. However, with the launch of Poco C3, the competition has tremendously increased. Now there is a strong rivalry between Poco C3 vs Realme C11.

Hence, to clear your doubt, we’ll look at some of the detailed Poco C3 specifications. Moreover, you can decide if this Pocophone is future-proofed or not. Additionally, this will give you a clear idea on which is the best mobile phone and why?

Poco C3 Review

Poco C3 Price in India

This Android device was announced on 06 October 2020. Besides, it is available in two variants viz. Poco C3 3GB RAM, 32GB, and 4GB RAM, 64GB. To be specific, the Poco C3 price in India starts at ₹7,499 (€85) for the 3GB variant. On the other hand, the 4GB variant is available at ₹8,999 (€105).

Design and Display

It features 6.43 inches IPS LCD screen with a resolution of 720 x 1600 pixels. Moreover, it comes with a 20:9 ratio (270 PPI density) and weighs 194 grams. Besides, its dimensions are 164.9 x 77.1 x 9 mm. For the first time, it sports a panda glass protection instead of a gorilla glass.


When compared to Realme C15, this phone comes with an impressive camera quality. On the rear end, Poco C3 features a triple camera setup of 13-megapixel primary wide camera, 2-megapixel macro, and 2-megapixel depth sensor.

Although it offers just a LED flash, and HDR, still it can record 1080p@30fps videos. Talking about the selfie shooter, it sports a single 5 megapixels of wide front camera with HDR support. Interestingly, you can also shoot slow-motion videos.


This smartphone supports the MediaTek Helio G35 processor. Moreover, it comes in two variants: 3GB RAM, 32GB storage, and 6GB RAM, 64GB storage. Unfortunately, it does not support microSD card external support.

Talking about the connectivity options, it offers Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth 5.0, FM Radio, USB Type-C, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. Additionally, it sports accelerometer and proximity sensors.


This Android handset runs the latest MIUI 12 based Android 10 operating system. Considering its specs and features, it is quite sure that this device will get the Android 11 update in the future.


Its main highlight is the battery capacity. The Xiaomi Poco C3 comes with a non-removable Li-Po 5000 mAh battery and a 10W of fast charging support. However, it does not have wireless charging support.

Poco C3 Specifications

Launch Date06 October 2020
Display6.43 inches
Display TypeIPS LCD
Screen Resolution720 x 1600 pixels
Body Weight194 grams
Dimensions164.9 x 77.1 x 9 mm
Operating SystemAndroid 10
Custom UIMIUI 12
ChipsetMediaTek Helio G35
GraphicsPowerVR GE8320
ProcessorOcta-core (4×1.8 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×2.3 GHz Cortex-A53)
Internal Storage32GB/64GB
Architecture64 bit
ColorsMatte Black, Arctic Blue, Lime Green
Rear Camera13 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP
Camera featuresLED flash, HDR
Front Camera5 MP
3.5mm jackYes
SensorsAccelerometer, proximity
BatteryNon-removable Li-Po 5000 mAh
Quick Charging10W
Price (3GB + 32GB)Rs 7,499/€85
Price (4GB + 64GB)Rs 8,999/€105


To conclude, we can say that Xiaomi Poco C3 is a decent low budget phone with a massive battery. If you are looking for a mobile with a 5000mah battery under 10000, then Poco C3 is the one for you. Apart from that, it can click some amazing pictures, and hence, is good for the photography lovers. The only disappointing thing is its processor. The MediaTek Helio G35 processor is not suitable for playing high-end games. Hence, if you are searching for a budget-friendly gaming phone, then better go for Realme C15.

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