POCO X5 5G 6.67″ FHD+ 120Hz AMOLED Display Snapdragon 695 5000mAh Battery Launched in India Starting At Rs 18999

POCO just launched the POCO X5 5G smartphone in India, as it had promised. It has a 6.67″ FHD+ AMOLED display with 120Hz refresh rate, 4096 brightness levels brightness adjustment, is powered by Snapdragon 695 SoC with support for 7 5G bands in India, and has up to 8GB of RAM. It has a 13MP front camera inside the punch-hole.

The phone is just 7.98mm thick, runs Android 12 with MIUI 13 on top, has a 48MP rear camera along with the 8MP ultra-wide camera and a 2MP macro sensor, has a side-mounted fingerprint scanner and packs a 5000mAh battery with support for 33W fast charging.

POCO X5 5G specifications

  • 6.67-inch FHD+ (1080×2400 pixels) Super AMOLED display with 120Hz refresh rate, 240Hz touch sampling rate, 1200 nits peak brightness, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
  • Octa Core Snapdragon 695 8nm Mobile Platform (2.2GHz x 2+1.8GHz x 6 Kryo 560 CPUs) with Adreno 619L GPU
  • 6GB LPDDR4X RAM with 128GB UFS 2.2 internal storage / 8GB LPDDR4X RAM with 256GB UFS 2.2 internal storage, expandable memory up to 1TB with microSD
  • Android 12 with MIUI 13
  • Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / microSD)
  • 48MP rear camera with f/1.8 aperture, 8MP ultra-wide camera with f/2.2 aperture, 2MP macro camera with f/2.4 aperture, LED flash
  • 13MP front camera with f/2.0 aperture
  • Side-mounted fingerprint sensor, Infrared sensor
  • 3.5mm audio jack, single bottom-ported speaker
  • Dimensions: 165.88×76.21×7.98mm; Weight: 188g
  • Dust and Splash resistant (IP53)
  • 5G (SA: N1/N3/N5/N8/N28/N40/N78, 5G NSA: N1/N3/N40/N78 bands), Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5.1, GPS + GLONASS, USB Type-C
  • 5000mAh (typical) battery with 33W fast charging

Pricing and availability

POCO X5 5G comes in Jaguar Black, Wildcat Blue and Supernova Green colours and is priced at Rs. 18,999 for the 6GB + 128GB model and the 8GB + 256GB model costs Rs. 20,999.

Launch offers

  • Discount of INR 2,000 for consumers using ICICI Bank cards
  • Additional exchange discount of INR 2000
  • No cost EMI

Commenting on the launch, Himanshu Tandon, Country Head, POCO India said:

Strengthening our position in the mid-range segment, POCO X5 our #The5GAllStar is a perfect amalgamation of technology and innovation. We witnessed an overwhelming response from all over the globe for POCO X5 and the newly launched POCO X5 Pro 5G secured the No.1 smartphone in the month of February on Flipkart in India. We are confident that POCO X5 will be a market disruptor and will further redefine the 5G experience.