POCO M5 with 6.58-inch FHD+ 90Hz display, Helio G99 SoC, 5000mAh battery launched in India


POCO just launched its latest smartphone POCO M5 in its M series of smartphones in India. The phone features a 6.58-inch Full HD+ 90Hz LCD display, Helio G99 SoC, up to 6GB of RAM, 5G, and a 5000 mAh battery. The phone starts at Rs. 12499.

POCO M5 features a 6.58-inch Full HD+ LCD display with up to 500 nits brightness. The display panel has a 90Hz refresh rate and 240Hz touch sampling rate. It also has Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. It runs MIUI based on Android 11.

The phone packs Octa Core MediaTek Helio G99 6nm processor with Arm Mali-G57 MC2. It comes in two variants: 4+64GB and 6+128GB. The storage is further expandable up to 512GB with a microSD card slot.

The rear camera setup of POCO M5 includes a 50 megapixels primary camera and 2 megapixels portrait camera. For selfies, the phone has 8 megapixels front-facing camera.

POCO M5 has an IP52 rating to offer dust and splash resistance. It measures 163.99×76.09×8.9mm and weighs 201g. The phone comes in Icy Blue, Power Black, and POCO Yellow colors. It has flat sides and a back that feels like leather.

Connectivity options of POCO M5 include 5G SA/NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5.3, GPS/GLONASS/Beidou, and USB Type-C. The fingeprint sensor is on the side embedded into the power button. POCO M5 packs a 5000mAh battery with 18W fast charging.

POCO M5 with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage is priced at Rs. 12499. The model with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage costs Rs. 14999. The phone will be available through Flipkart during Flipkart Big Billion Days Special sale from September 13th.

POCO M5 specifications

  • 6.58-inch Full HD+ LCD screen with 90Hz refresh rate, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
  • Octa Core MediaTek Helio G99 6nm processor
  • Arm Mali-G57 MC2
  • 4GB RAM with 64GB storage / 6GB RAM with 128GB storage
  • Expandable up to 512GB with microSD
  • Android 11 with MIUI
  • 50MP rear camera, 2MP portrait camera
  • 8MP front camera
  • Side-mounted fingerprint sensor
  • Dust and Splash resistant (IP52)
  • Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5.3, GPS/GLONASS/Beidou, USB Type-C
  • 5000mAh battery with 18W fast charging
  • Dimensions:  163.99×76.09×8.9mm
  • Weight: 201g

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