The Poco F3 is a rebadge of the Redmi K40 launched in China last month. The phone is powered by the Snapdragon 870 SoC and has a triple rear camera setup. It offers 5G connectivity support. Poco F3 recently received the Android 12 update, which is the first major OS update to the device.
If you are someone who is wondering whether the Poco F3 will get the official Android 13 (MIUI 14) update, then let’s find out. In this article, we will make sure to update you on all the Poco F3 Android 13 (MIUI 14) related news, information, and downloads, and also guide you to flash the firmware on your device.
Will Poco F3 Get Android 13 Update?
According to Xiaomi’s official blog, the company is committed to delivering 3 major Android OS updates and 4 years of Android Security Patches. Well, the Poco F3 came out of the box with Android 11 based on MIUI 13, and recently it has received its first major OS update to Android 12 on top of MIUI 13. There is no info on whether Xiaomi will roll out the Android 13 anytime soon. However, if you are here to know the exact date, we regret it because no such news is currently coming out from the official’s side. But, it is confirmed that by the end of 2023, you’ll for sure get the update.
It won’t justify if we are talking about whether this device meets the minimum requirement for the update or not because this is just launched.
Xiaomi Poco F3 Device Overview:
The Poco F3 features a 6.67 inch AMOLED panel with a resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels and an aspect ratio of 20:9. It has a refresh rate of 120 Hz and has support for HDR10+. The company claims a peak brightness of 1300 nits. Under the hood, we have the Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 built on a 5nm manufacturing process. It is an octa-core processor which consists of one Kryo 585 core clocked at 3.2 GHz, three Kryo 585 cores clocked at 2.42 GHz, and four Kryo 585 cores clocked at 1.8 GHz.
In terms of optics, we have a triple camera setup at the rear and a single camera at the front. The triple camera setup consists of a 48MP primary sensor paired with an f/1.8 lens, an 8MP ultrawide sensor paired with an f/2.2 lens, and a 5MP macro sensor paired with an f/2.4 lens. Coming to the front, we get a 20MP sensor paired with an f/2.5 lens. The rear camera setup can capture 4K videos at 30 fps, while the front camera is only limited to 1080p video recording. For video recording, we only have EIS(Electronic Image Stabilization) and no OIS(Optical Image stabilization) on any of the sensors.
The smartphone will come with Android 11 out of the box with MIUI 12 for Poco running on top. We will have two storage options for this device: 6GB RAM + 128GB internal storage and 8GB RAM + 256GB internal storage. In terms of communications, we have Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS, NFC, Infrared port, and USB Type-C 2.0.
For sensors, we have a side-mounted fingerprint sensor, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, color spectrum, and compass. Powering it all is a 4520 mAh battery that supports 33 fast wired charging. The company claims the smartphone goes from 0-100% in 52 min using the provided adapter and cable in the box. The smartphone is available in three color options: Arctic White, Night Black, and Deep Ocean Blue.
What’s New in Android 13
According to Google’s schedule, Android 13 will be released in Q3 2022. As we know, Google has already rolled their 2 developer previews and they have started rolling the beta build to the developer to test it.
In terms of the Android 13, it seems that the Android 12’s successor has plenty of additional features and improvements to its predecessor. We’ve already seen and used the major UI and design element changes in Android 12 last year which is known as ‘Material You’. This materialistic theming design enhanced the Android user experience in every aspect from the minimal subtle look, rounded corners, improved pop-ups, etc.
Whereas the improved scrolling screenshots, optimized one-handed UI mode, better privacy & security features, improved app notifications, per-app basis language preferences, app permissions to send notifications, BT LE Audio support, auto theme icons, updated now playing widget, etc. Whereas users will also find out intuitive QR scanner support, enhanced silent mode, tap to transfer media controls, multiple profiles for NFC payments, and more.
Android 13 (MIUI 14) Update Tracker:
Regrettably, we do not have any particular release date for Android 13 for the Poco F3. But, you can bookmark this page as we will soon add an update tracker to this page along with respective links. So, just stay tuned with GetDroidTips.
New Software Update Tracker:
Updated on September 05, 2022: Xiaomi started seeding August 2022 security patch updates for the device globally with software version V184.108.40.206.SKHMIXM. The update is based on Android 12.
Updated on September 15, 2022: Xiaomi started seeding August 2022 security patch updates for the device in Europe with software version V220.127.116.11.SKHEUXM. The update is based on Android 12.
Updated on September 21, 2022: Xiaomi started seeding August 2022 security patch updates for the device in Indonesia with software version V18.104.22.168.SKHIDXM. The update is based on Android 12.
Updated on November 09, 2022: Xiaomi started seeding November 2022 security patch updates for the device globally with software version V22.214.171.124.SKHMIXM. The update is based on Android 12.
Updated on November 16, 2022: Xiaomi started seeding November 2022 security patch updates for the device in Europe with software version V126.96.36.199.SKHEUXM. The update is based on Android 12.