Poco C61 may be launched in India soon. Details of the alleged phone, including renders of the design, key specs, RAM and storage options, as well as the expected price, have surfaced online. The phone is believed to be a rebranded version of the Redmi A3 that was launched in India in February this year. Hence, the phone may share similar specifications as the Redmi model. The rumored smartphone is expected to succeed the Poco C51, which was launched in the country in April 2023.

Leaked renders of the Poco C61 have been shared on Appuals report. The handset is seen in black, blue and green color options with a large round rear camera module similar to the Redmi A3. The report suggests that the upcoming Poco phone will come in 4GB + 64GB and 6GB + 128GB variants, likely to be priced at Rs. 7499 and Rs 8,499, respectively.

Poco C61 design renders leaked
Photo: Appuals

The renders show the phone’s front panel with a centered waterdrop notch for the front camera. The Poco C61 is seen with thin side bezels and a relatively thicker chin. Volume buttons and power buttons appear on the right edge of the phone. The SIM card slot is placed on the left edge, with a USB Type-C port for charging and a microphone on the bottom edge. The speaker grill and 3.5mm audio jack are visible on the top edge.

The Poco C61 is believed to have a 6.71-inch HD+ LCD screen with a 90Hz refresh rate, 500 nits peak brightness and Gorilla Glass 3 protection. It is said to be powered by the MediaTek Helio G36 SoC paired with up to 6GB of RAM and up to 128GB of inbuilt storage. The phone is believed to feature a side-mounted fingerprint sensor for biometric authentication.

For optics, the Poco C61 may get an 8-megapixel primary sensor and a 0.08-megapixel secondary sensor on the back, with a 5-megapixel sensor on the front. The phone is said to be backed by a 5,000mAh battery with support for 10W wired charging.

The Redmi A3 was recently launched in India at Rs. 7,299 for the 3GB + 64GB option, while the 4GB + 128GB and 6GB + 128GB variants are priced at Rs. 8,299 and Rs.9,299, respectively. It comes in Midnight Black, Lake Blue and Olive Green shades, which are similar to the color options we see in the leaked renders for the Poco C61.

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