Excessive display refresh charges have been the most popular trade development this yr. POCO X3, which centered its advertising and marketing across the characteristic, can refresh the display 120 instances each second. However it does so with a dynamic swap enabled which makes the UI lag ever-so-slightly. Of us over on the XDA Builders have discovered a workaround for locking the refresh fee at a gradual 120Hz.
Due to double the usual 60Hz fee, Xiaomi POCO X3’s UI feels smoother and gaming extra immersive. However there’s a caveat, a excessive refresh fee is a significant battery hog. To preserve its battery life, the cellphone dynamically steps down the refresh fee relying on what’s being displayed on the display.
If you’re viewing a picture in your gallery app for example, the cellphone solely wants a single body to render it, so the cellphone switches to 50Hz. For video streaming and gaming, it's bumped as much as 60Hz and 90Hz. Or if a title helps it, the cellphone reaches the utmost 120Hz.
However since this swap isn’t seamless, the Poco X3 UI can seem uneven whereas the speed is being adjusted. Even in the event you select the 120Hz choice within the settings menu, the dynamic refresh fee characteristic isn’t disabled. To take action manually, you’ll require some technical finesse and know-how.
First off, your Xiaomi POCO X3 must be rooted. To get root entry, it's a must to unlock the bootloader. It’s the primary piece of software program that runs whenever you boot up the cellphone and producers lock it down to stop the person from making any modifications to the OS. You’ll both have to request Xiaomi for the unlocking code or pay a third-party for it. After you have root privileges, simply comply with the information on XDA to lock the display refresh fee at 120Hz.
Observe, nevertheless, that your battery life will take a major hit when the Dynamic Refresh Fee characteristic is disabled. And your guarantee will likely be voided in the event you unlock the bootloader. We suggest you employ it for brief bursts as a substitute of each day driving on a relentless 120Hz. For a step-by-step information on disabling the Dynamic refresh Fee, try the tutorial on the XDA Discussion board thread from right here.