POCO C61 Now Available in India at Discounted Prices

POCO recently launched its new budget smartphone, the POCO C61, in the Indian market. This phone is a rebranded version of the Redmi A3 but comes with a more attractive price tag. It's currently available on Flipkart with exciting early bird discounts.

POCO C61 Price and Variants:

The POCO C61 comes in two configurations:
  • 4GB RAM + 64GB storage: ₹6,999 (early bird offer) - ₹7,499 (regular price)
  • 6GB RAM + 128GB storage: ₹7,999 (early bird offer) - ₹8,499 (regular price)
Color options include Diamond Dust Black, Ethereal Blue, and Mystical Green.

POCO C61 Specifications and Features:

image: POCO C61
The POCO C61 boasts a large 6.71-inch display with a dewdrop notch for the front-facing camera. The screen is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3 and offers a decent HD+ resolution (1650 x 720 pixels) with a smooth 90Hz refresh rate for a more fluid user experience.

Under the hood, the POCO C61 is powered by a MediaTek Helio G36 processor, which is a good choice for everyday tasks and light gaming. It's paired with LPDDR4x RAM for efficient performance and eMMC 5.1 storage.

A highlight of the POCO C61 is its massive 5,000mAh battery, which should provide excellent battery life for most users. The phone supports 10W wired charging via USB Type-C.

On the software side, the POCO C61 runs the latest Android 14 out of the box, which is a big plus for a budget phone.

In terms of cameras, the POCO C61 features a dual rear camera system with an 8MP primary sensor and a secondary 0.08MP sensor. For selfies, it has a 5MP front-facing camera.

Security is handled by a side-mounted fingerprint sensor. The phone also includes a microSD card slot for expandable storage and a 3.5mm headphone jack. Connectivity options include dual SIM support, 4G LTE network connectivity, Wi-Fi 5, Bluetooth 5.3, and GNSS for navigation.

Overall, the POCO C61 is a compelling option for budget-minded smartphone buyers in India. It offers a large display, a powerful battery, the latest Android software, and decent cameras, all at a very attractive price point.