POCO just launched the POCO M5, the company’s latest M series smartphone in India, as it had promised. It packs a 6.58-inch Full HD+ LCD screen with 90Hz refresh rate and 240Hz touch sampling rate, has an 8-megapixel camera on the front. The phone is powered by MediaTek Helio G99 SoC with up to 6GB of RAM and support for 5G SA/NSA and Android 12 with MIUI 13.
The phone has flat sides, leather-like rear design, and features a side-mounted fingerprint scanner. It has a 50MP rear camera along with a 2MP depth and 2MP macro cameras. It packs a 5000mAh battery with support for 18W fast charging and comes with a 22.5W charger in the box.
POCO M5 specifications
- 6.58-inch (2408 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ LCD screen with up to 500 nits brightness, 30Hz/60Hz/90Hz adaptive refresh rate, 240Hz touch sampling rate, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
- Octa Core MediaTek Helio G99 6nm processor (2x Cortex-A76 @ 2.2GHz
6x Cortex-A55 @ 2GHz) with Arm Mali-G57 MC2
- 4GB LPDDR4x RAM with 64GB (UFS 2.2) storage / 6GB LPDDR4x RAM with 128GB (UFS 2.2) storage, expandable memory up to 512GB with microSD
- Dual SIM (nano + nano + microSD)
- Android 12 with MIUI 13
- 50MP rear camera with ISOCELL JN1 sensor, f/1.8 aperture, LED flash, 2MP portrait and 2MP macro camera with f/2.4 aperture
- 8MP front camera with f/2.0 aperture
- Side-mounted fingerprint sensor, IR Blaster
- 3.5mm audio jack, Hi-Res Audio
- Dust and Splash resistant (IP52)
- Dimensions: 163.99×76.09×8.9mm; Weight: 201g
- Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5.3, GPS/GLONASS/Beidou, USB Type-C
- 5000mAh (typical) battery with 18W fast charging
Pricing and specifications
The POCO M5 comes in Icy Blue, Power Black and POCO Yellow colours and is priced at Rs. 12,499 for the 4GB + 64GB model and the 6GB + 128GB model costs Rs. 14,499. It will be available as a part of Flipkart Big Billion Days Special sale from September 13th.
Rs. 1500 discount with ICICI Bank and Axis Bank credit cards
Additional discount up to Rs. 500 with Super Coin
1 year Disney+ Hotstar free for first 10,000 customers
6 months free screen protection for day 1 customers