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Poco C31 Review – A Better Phone Less then 10k ?

by Koustubh Verma

In this article, I’m going to do Poco C31 review. Poco has recently launched this smartphone on 30 September 2021. It is the updated version of the c-series phone. The starting price of this phone is 7,999 in India. This smartphone was launched with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of ROM. It is a budget smartphone. This phone offers a waterdrop-style notch at the front with thinner side bezels. Poco C31 launched with a long lifespan battery with 25 % more battery backup than others. This smartphone has MediaTek helio G35 with an octa-core processor. To have a complete Poco C31 review, let’s now discuss its excellent features:

Poco C31 Review: Exclusive Features of Poco C31

Display

Poco C31 is launched with a 6.53-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 750×1600 pixels. It comes with an aspect ratio of 20:9 with a pixel density of 269 PPI and a standard 60Hz refresh rate. As for security purposes, the phone has a face unlock and fingerprint feature. The power & volume keys are located towards the right side of the handset. It has quite a big screen, so reading, browsing the internet, and watching movies or videos is a more pleasant experience on a bigger screen. This phone has a waterdrop-style notch at the front with thinner side bezels. You can adjust the color scheme on display by choosing between saturated and standard options, and also you can customize the color temperature. The standard blue light filter is also present for browsing at night.

Design

Poco C31 has a fantastic design. The overall dimension of this phone is 164.9 * 77.1* 9 mm. The weight of Poco C31 is 194g that is very lightweight. It is designed in two colors: shadow grey and the other is royale blue. It is made up of a plastic body. Poco C31 is not a water-resistant phone.

Camera

Now we are discussing its camera, so according to its price camera of Poco C31 is impressive. It has 3 rear cameras in which a wide camera has 13 MP with f/2.2 aperture; the macro camera has 2 MP with f/2.4 aperture, and the depth camera has 2MP with f/2.4 aperture.  The front camera has 5 MP with an f/2.2 aperture. The front camera enables you to take a selfie, and also you can use the video calling feature. It also provides LED flash in front and rear cameras like poco c3. The picture quality is impressive and captures the fantastic picture in HDR quality. In-camera features also have exposure compensation, ISO control, continuous shooting, digital zooming, and touch to focus. Talking about the video recording of the rear camera and front camera, it has 1080 @ 30 fps high density.

Processor

The chipset of Poco C31 is MediaTek helio G35 (12nm). The CPU run in this phone is an octa-core processor (4*2.3 GHz cortex –A53 and 4*1.8 GHz cortex –A53). Its GPU is PowerVR GE8320 which is similar to poco c3. This processor runs very fast, and it is also suitable for high-rated games like pubg, free-fire, etc. One thing is sure that you can enjoy the best gaming experience on this phone. The speaker is pretty loud according to the price range. The octa-core processor can do more tasks without slowing down the user interface.

Ram and Storage

Poco C31 comes in two variants depending on its phone price. The device of 3GB random access memory (ram) and 32GB read-only memory (ROM) comes in 7,999 INR, and 4GB ram with 64GB ram comes in 8,999 INR. The storage of this smartphone can store lots of images, videos, songs, and applications. One best things is that it also has an expandable storage capacity of up to 512GB. Due to 4GB of ram, it provides smooth performance with no lag.

Battery

In terms of battery longevity, Poco C31 is launched with a 5000 mAh li-polymer battery. The battery of Poco C31 is non-removable. The last battery longevity of Poco C31 is 5 hours 32 minutes. One big problem is seen in Poco C31 is that it has a slow charging capacity of 10w. It takes 3 hours 10 minutes to completely charge. Its battery backup is not good like another smartphone. But according to price, a battery backup can be ignored.

Connectivity

Poco C31 comes with dual sim support. It supports 4g, 3g, 2g, mobile hotspot, wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS of GLONASS and BDS, a micro USB port, OTG support, and a 3.5mm audio jack. This smartphone also has an IR blaster, light sensor, proximity sensor, accelerometer, and fingerprint sensor. Now we are talking about its sound, so its sound is fantastic. It provides pleasant and audible sound.

Poco C31 Review : Secret Pros and Cons

Pros

  • It provides an IPS LCD.
  • It offers lots of ram and storage.
  • It is expandable up to a 512GB memory card.
  • It has a triple rear camera.
  • It captures the excellent quality of photos in natural and low light conditions.
  • It has a smooth performance.
  • It has lots of connectivity.
  • It has a 5000 mAh lifespan battery.
  • It has a faster GPU of 2.3 GHz

 

Cons

  • It has an average resolution (750* 1600).
  • It offers less pixel density.
  • It does not have NFC to transfer data.
  • It comes in only two colors.
  • It does not have wireless charging.
  • It takes more time in charge.
  • It does not have a temperature sensor or barometer.

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