Xiaomi Poco C40

Xiaomi Poco C40
Brand: Xiaomi
Category: Mobiles
  • SoC: Qualcomm SM6225 Snapdragon 680 4G (6 nm)
  • RAM: Octa-core (4x2.4 GHz Kryo 265 Gold & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo 265 Silver)
  • Storage: 32 GB/ 64GB
  • Display: IPS LCD
  • Camera: 5 MP /50 MP (wide), 2 MP (depth)
  • OS: Android 11

Our Rating

The overall rating is based on review by our experts

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  • Performance 5 / 10
  • Display 6 / 10
  • Design 5 / 10
  • Software 1 / 10
  • Camera 5 / 10
  • Battery 6 / 10
  • Value For Money 1 / 10

Recently, Xiaomi announced its smartphone device with the name Xiaomi Poco C40 (220333QPG). As we already know that Xiaomi added plenty of big changes including changes in design, displays, software, and so on.

Let’s discuss some more specifications of the Xiaomi Poco C40 in detail:

The Xiaomi Poco C40 comes with 6.7 inches, 106.2 cm2 (~81.7% screen-to-body ratio) IPS LCD display which gives you a delicate picture, reduces smear, low blue light, and the screen is smooth for eye protection. It supports a 90Hz refresh rate, 1 Billion color bionic display, and 450 nits (typical) (peak) display brightness. It has a display resolution of 720 x 1650 pixels with a 20:9 aspect ratio while having a pixel density of 269 PPI.

The dimension of the Poco C40 measures 169.6 x 76.6 x 9.1 mm (6.68 x 3.02 x 0.36 in) and weighs around 203 g (7.16 oz). It supports Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by). The Xiaomi Poco C40 boosts MIUI 13 User Interface which is based on Android 11. It is powered by Qualcomm SM6225 Snapdragon 680 4G (6 nm) chipset and an Octa-core (4×2.4 GHz Kryo 265 Gold & 4×1.9 GHz Kryo 265 Silver) processor. It runs Adreno 610 GPU. The phone is available in two different storage patterns which are 32 GB  with 3GB RAM and 64 GB internal storage with 4GB and 6 GB LPDDR4x RAM. Also, it can be expandable up to 512 GB via microSDXC by using the dedicated slot on the phone.

Safeguarding the build, the Poco C40 phone is protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 on the front side with plastic frame plastic at the back that makes the device solid.

As far as the camera is concerned, the Xiaomi Poco C40 packs a dual cameras module consisting primary camera of 50 MP (wide) with f/1.8 aperture, and a 2 MP (depth shooter lens) with f/2.4 aperture. Furthermore, the primary camera is capable of [email protected], and [email protected] videos. The camera offers LED dual-tone flash, HDR, PDAF, gimbal OIS, Panorama Mode, Portrait Mode, and Pro mode features.

The selfie camera is 5 MP, f/2.0 aperture, (wide) with [email protected], HDR, and Autofocus video capability. The Xiaomi Poco C40 device consists of Li-Po 6000 mAh capacity non-removable battery. Even more, it holds up a fast-charging feature with an 18W capacity which is quite superb.

Color and Price:

The handset comes with very high-end features that give users the best user interface with quality and an amazing display. It is available in three colors including Midnight Black, Pacific Blue, and Caribbean Green in the market, but the price is not confirmed yet.

Sensors on the phone:

  • Fingerprint (rear-mounted),
  • Face unlock sensor,
  • Accelerometer sensor,
  • Light sensors,
  • Gyro sensor,
  • Proximity sensor, and
  • Electronic compass sensor.

Connectivity options include:

  • Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot,
  • Bluetooth- 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD, aptX Adaptive,
  • GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO,
  • NFC- Yes (market/region dependent),
  • Infrared Port,
  • FM Radio,
  • 3.5mm headphone jack- Yes,
  • Loudspeaker with stereo speakers, and
  • USB- USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go.

Xiaomi Poco C40 - Specs

Network

  • 5G Network
  • 4G Network
  • 3G Network
  • 2G Network

Design

  • Type Design Type called form factor refers to a mobile phone's size, shape, and style as well as the layout and position of major components of phone. There are three major form factors seen in mobile phones => bar phones, folding phones and sliding phones.
    Bar
  • Build
    IPS LCD
  • Dimensions
    169.6 x 76.6 x 9.1 mm (6.68 x 3.02 x 0.36 in)
  • Weight
    203 g (7.16 oz)
  • Colors
    Midnight Black, Pacific Blue, and Caribbean Green
  • SIM SIM (Subscriber Identity Module) is a small card that contains mobile network subscriber's account information. This allows the phone using the card to attach to a mobile network. The SIM card is most commonly associated with GSM and UMTS mobile networks. Moving a SIM card from one phone to another allows a subscriber to switch mobile phones without having to contact their mobile network carrier. SIM cards can also be used by a phone to store limited amounts of data, such as phone numbers and text messages.
    Standard SIM

Display

  • Display Type Display Technology => A number of display technologies and types used in mobile phones => TFT (Thin Film Transistor), IPS (In-Place Switching), OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode), AMOLED (Active-Matrix Organic Light-Emitting Diode), Super AMOLED (an even advanced version of AMOLED), Resistive Touchscreen (Resistive touchscreens contain two layer of conductive material with a very small gap between them which acts as a resistance), Capacitive Touchsceen (Capacitive touchscreen technology consists of a layer of glass coated with a transparent conductor)
    IPS LCD
  • Size
    6.7 inches, 106.2 cm2
  • Resolution
    720 x 1650 pixels
  • Display Colors Display Colors is refers to the number of different shades of colors that the screen is capable of displaying => 64K colors, 256K colors and 16 million colors, Obviously 16M is highest available range of colors and better than others.
    1B colors
  • Pixel Density Pixel Density (PPI) is refers to the concentration of pixels on a particular display, measured in pixels per inch (ppi). Pixel density is calculated by dividing the diagonal pixel resolution of a display by its diagonal size, higher pixel density better display quality.
    269 ppi
  • Touch Screen
    Yes, up to 10 fingers
  • Display Protection Display Protection => Gorilla Glass is a special alkali-aluminosilicate glass shield with exceptional damage resistance that helps protect mobile displays from scratches, drops, and bumps of everyday use, It is always better to go for a smartphone with Gorilla Glass for that added protection and peace of mind.
    Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • Features
    90Hz refresh rate, 1 Billion color bionic display, and 450 nits (typical) (peak) display brightness

Software

  • Operating System OS => Every computer system run on a base software called Operating System (OS). Operating System controls all basic operations of the computer (such as smartphone, PDAs, tablet computers and other handheld devices). The Operating System allows the user to install and run third party applications (apps), apps are used to add new functionality to the device.
    Android 11
  • Skin UI or user interface of a device is the look and feel of the on-screen menu system. How it works, its color scheme, how it responds to button presses, all of these things are part of the user interface.
    MIUI 13

Hardware

  • Chipset Chipset is a group of integrated circuits designed to perform one or a more dedicated functions, often with real time computing constraints, Popular smartphones are equipped with more advanced embedded chipsets that can do many different tasks depending on their programming.
    Qualcomm SM6225 Snapdragon 680 4G (6 nm)
  • CPU CPU (Central Processing Unit) mostly known as processors, CPU processes instructions in order to carry out certain functions that make your device operate properly. Processors are often described as the brain of computers, smartphones and tablets, Smartphones and tablets rely on processors to carry out their every task, Processors are an incredibly important factor in selecting any type of computing device, including your smartphone.
    Octa-core (4x2.4 GHz Kryo 265 Gold & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo 265 Silver)
  • GPU GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) is a single-chip processor designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display, This includes things such as lighting effects, object transformations, and 3D motion.
    Adreno 610
  • RAM (Memory) RAM (Random Access Memory) is a type of computer memory that can be accessed randomly, any byte of memory can be accessed without touching the preceding bytes that allows information to be stored and accessed quickly from random locations. RAM is the most common type of memory found in computer systems, smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices.
    3 GB/ 4GB/ 6GB
  • Internal Storage Internal Storage is a data storage space (flash memory) mostly used in smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices where operating system, apps, music, photos, videos, files and other user data Is stored.
    32 GB/ 64GB
  • Card Slot Memory Card Slot is a special slot for inserting a memory card. Memory cards allow you to expand the phone's built-in memory, A memory card (sometimes called a flash memory card or a storage card) is a small storage medium used to store data such as text, pictures, audio, and video, for use on small, portable or remote computing devices such as mobile phones, mp3 players, digital cameras.
    Yes, up to 128 GB
  • Sensors Sensors are electronic components that detects and responds to some type of input from the physical environment. The specific input could be light, heat, motion, moisture, pressure and location, The output is generally a signal that is converted to use in computing systems, a location sensor, such as a GPS receiver is able to detect current location of your electronic device.
    Fingerprint (rear-mounted),
    Face unlock sensor,
    Accelerometer sensor,
    Light sensors,
    Gyro sensor,
    Proximity sensor, and
    Electronic compass sensor.

Camera

  • Primary Camera is able to capture photographs and usually videos, The most important characteristics of a camera are the resolution (measured in megapixels), lens focus type (fixed or automatic), higher megapixel cameras are known to capture higher quality photos, but not always a good measurement of the photos quality.
    50 MP
  • Depth
    2 MP
  • Video
  • Camera Features
    LED dual-tone flash, HDR, PDAF, gimbal OIS, Panorama Mode, Portrait Mode, and Pro mode
  • Selfie Camera
    5 MP

Battery

  • Battery Type Battery Type => Cell phones run on various kinds of batteries depending on the manufacturer, phone size or shape and features. There are basically four types of cell phone batteries => Lithium Polymer, Lithium Ion, Nickel Metal Hydride and Nickel Cadmium.
    Li-Poly (Lithium Polymer)
  • Capacity Battery Capacity is a measure (typically in Amp-hr) of the charge stored by the battery, and is determined by the mass of active material contained in the battery. The battery capacity represents the maximum amount of energy that can be extracted from the battery under certain conditions.
    6000 mAh
  • Fast Charging
    18W fast charging

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth Bluetooth is a wireless communications technology for exchanging data between mobile phones, headsets, computers and other network devices over short distances without wires, Bluetooth technology was primarily designed to support simple wireless networking of personal consumer devices.
    5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD, aptX Adaptive
  • Wi-fi Wi-Fi is a popular wireless networking technology using radio waves to provide high-speed network connections that allows devices to communicate without cords or cables, Wi-Fi is increasingly becoming the preferred mode of internet connectivity all over the world.
    Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • Infrared Infrared connectivity is an old wireless technology used to connect two electronic devices. It uses a beam of infrared light to transmit information and so requires direct line of sight and operates only at close range.
  • USB
    USB Type-C 2.0
  • GPS GPS The Global Positioning System is a satellite-based radio navigation system, GPS permits users to determine their position, velocity and the time 24 hours a day, in all weather, anywhere in the world, In order to locate your position, your device or GPS receiver must have a clear view of the sky.
    Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS, QZSS
  • NFC NFC (Near field communication) is a set of standards for smartphones and similar devices to establish peer-to-peer radio communications with each other by touching them together or bringing them into proximity, usually no more than a few inches.
  • Headphone Jack

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