POCO F3 GT: Last week, Xiaomi submitted MIUI 13 in India. The company announced that the new version of its skin will arrive on eligible smartphones in the country gradually. The company did not mention POCO smartphones at the time, but today POCO F3 GT gets an Android 12-based MIUI 13 update in India.
POCO F3 GT gets Android 12-based MIUI 13 update in India
The “gaming” smartphone now joins the select group of Xiaomi smartphones that are running the company’s latest skin. Not only that, in addition to MIUI 13, it is getting the long-awaited Android 12 update, which also puts it in a very select group of Android handsets.
The new firmware comes with MIUI build number 184.108.40.206.SKJINXM also carries Google’s January 2022 security patch along with it. The new MIUI 13 comes with some interesting improvements to the CPU, RAM, and storage management. Xiaomi also promises longer battery life. These points were criticized in previous versions of MIUI, and Xiaomi acknowledged them promising to make “MIUI great again”. That was basically the main purpose of MIUI 12.5 and MIUI 12.5 enhanced updates.
Xiaomi is rolling out the update for POCO F3 GT gradually. Therefore, it may take a few days to reach eligible smartphones in India. We assume the company will begin a global rollout in the coming months. After all, the device is also sold in global markets as POCO F3 GT.
POCO F3 GT Speacifition
For those who don’t know, the POCO F3 GT is basically a rebranded Redmi K40 Gaming Edition. The device sports a 6.67-inch AMOLED display with a refresh rate of 120 Hz, a resolution of 2400 x 1080 pixels, and Corning Gorilla Glass 5.
Under the hood, the device is powered by a MediaTek Dimensity 1200 on-chip system with up to 8GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage. In terms of optics, the device has a 64 MP f/1.7 aperture, an 8 MP ultrawide sensor with f/2.2 aperture, and a 2 MP macro sensor with f/2.4 aperture. In terms of selfies and video calls, the handset has a 16MP snapper with HDR.
Other features include stereo speakers, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.1 with A2DP, and a USB Type-C port. The company has equipped the device with a side-mounted fingerprint scanner. In terms of battery life, the device has a large 5,065mAh battery with 67W fast charging.