Poco C3 Spotted, To Come Under 10,000 In India? Poco C3 Specs, Launch Details And More
Poco C3 as rebranded Redmi 9C under 10,000 in India? Poco will launch the recently unveiled Redmi 9C as a new rebranded Poco C3 in India. After being certified by the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) and TÜV Rheinland, Bluetooth SIG certification confirms the device will be called Poco C3.
Xiaomi recently unveiled Redmi 9C at the Global Ecosystem Product Event. The device was first launched in Malaysia.
As spotted on the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) and TÜV Rheinland, the upcoming Poco C3 is seen with model number M2006C3MI, the same model number as Redmi 9C. It was just unveiled globally by Xiaomi in Europe at the Global Ecosystem Product Event.
Poco C3 Spotted: Rebranded Redmi 9C In India?
Poco C3 with model number M2006C3MI has already received BIS and TÜV Rheinland certifications. Now the device has received Bluetooth SIG certification confirming the device will be called Poco C3. The company will be foraying into the budget category for the first time ever.
The ‘I’ from the model number at the end confirms it to be the Indian variant of the Redmi 9C, which came with model number M2006C3MG.
Poco C3 Bluetooth SIG listing also confirms the upcoming Poco device with Bluetooth 5.1 connectivity.
Poco 3C Specs, Features: Redmi 9C Full Specs
Poco C3 will have everything as Redmi 9C with a different branding on the out. Redmi 9C will come with a 6.53-inch HD+ (1600×720) LCD water drop display running on 2.3GHz MediaTek Helio G35 chipset with the HyperEngine technology and IMG PowerVR GE8320 GPU.
Redmi 9C chip pairs with 2GB RAM and 32GB internal storage with support for storage expandability.
Redmi 9C has a square-shaped camera with a 13MP main camera, a 5MP ultra wide-angle lens and a 2MP depth sensor.
Upfront Redmi 9C features a 5MP selfie camera inside the water drop notch up front. Redmi 9C houses a 5,000mAh battery running on MIUI 12 which is based on Android 10.
Poco C3 Launch, Poco C3 Price: Poco C3 Price In India Under 10k?
The back to back Poco C3 certifications hint at device launching in a very short period of time. Poco recently unveiled Poco M2 Pro in the country, a mid-budget smartphone from under-15,000 segment, which is a remodelled version of the global Redmi Note 9 Pro.
Poco C3 is going to be a remodelled version of Redmi 9C global model.
Poco C3 India launch may happen by the end of August. Poco C3 price is expected under Rs 10,000 given the Redmi 9C global pricing. Poco C3 price in India will be very competitive, and it will target Realme Narzo 10A and newly launched Realme 6i.
Rebranded Redmi Phones As New Poco Devices: New Poco India Strategy
The company came into existence 2 years ago in Delhi. Currently Poco sells three devices in India: Poco F1, Poco X2 and the new Poco M2 Pro. Both the last Poco phones are rebranded Redmi devices. Poco X2, is a rebranded Redmi K30 4G while Poco M2 Pro is a rebranded model of the Redmi Note 9 Pro global variant.
Poco seems to have found a shortcut. They will bring in new rebranded phones than designing original ones.
With Redmi 9C now all set to come another as Poco C3, a budget Poco device, the Xiaomi sub-brand may choose to continue to follow the route in the coming months as well. We might see multiple Redmi smartphones launching as Poco devices, with the next being Poco X2 Pro, rebranded version of Redmi K30 Pro.