What To Know About Feature-Packed Budget Smartphone

KEY POINTS

  • Poco has announced the Poco M3, a new and affordable smartphone set to arrive this Black Friday
  • The device is set for release in Europe
  • A U.S. release remains unknown at the moment

Xiaomi sub-brand Poco has announced the new Poco M3 – a low-budget smartphone that delivers “more than you expect.”

This is Poco’s latest and cheapest entry and comes alongside its decision to separate itself from Xiaomi. The company is now an independent maker of cheap but feature-packed smartphones, and the new Poco M3 is proof of what it wants to offer consumers all over the world: affordable but reliable devices.

The new device, per Android Authority, was unveiled via a recent livestreamed event. Poco M3 has a low but appealing $149 starting price but offers pretty decent specs that make it an enticing choice against other smartphones in the budget category.

Poco M3 Poco’s new smartphone, the

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Feature-packed and capable foldable phone



a close up of a bridge: A low light photo taken with the Galaxy Z Fold 2.


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A low light photo taken with the Galaxy Z Fold 2.

THE new Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 is packed with spectacular performance and cutting-edge technology that lets consumers unfold its wondrous contents. 

Though the foldable device impresses the masses, is it really worth the hype? Let’s take a look at it.

Design and display

Thanks to its meticulous craftsmanship, this charming phone features a 6.2-inch cover screen and a 7.6-inch main screen (when unfold) and though it seems like it is massive, there is a downside to it.

Despite having an impressive 120Hz refresh rate that works the best for shooting virtual bullets or binging on Netflix, the unfolded 128.2 x 159.2 x 6.9mm screen is a little too big for watching Youtube videos, in which I had to adjust the setting for it to reach the adequate resolution. 

The AMOLED display, however,

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