Poco had taken over the Indian market by storm with the launch of its first device, the Poco F1, in 2018. The brand was then under the leadership of Xiaomi and steered its way to become an independent global brand in 2020. As the years pass by, Poco has focused more on the budget segment bringing in promising features at a cheaper price for the consumer market. With the launch of the Poco M5 series, the company is yet again offering competiti9ve specs at a competitive price. Check out all the details about the latest offering by Poco, the Poco M5 and M5s, below:
The higher variant in the M5 series comes with an impressive 6.58” LCD Full HD+ display with a 90Hz refresh rate coupled with a 240Hz touch sampling rate. Aimed for gamers, the device houses an Helio G99 chipset built on the 6nm process technology. The Helio G99 sports two Cortex-A76 CPU cores running at 2.2GHz and six Cortex-A55 units at 2.0GHz. The Poco M5 houses a triple camera setup comprising a 50MP primary shooter, a 2MP depth sensor and a 2MP macro lens. Whereas on the front, the device sports an 8MP selfie camera. It packs a 5000mAh battery with an 18W charging unit. The M5 is priced at Rs. 12,499 and Rs. 14,499 for 4GB/64GB and 6GB/128GB variants, respectively.
The Poco M5s comes with a few welcoming changes as opposed to the standard variant. The device sports a 6.43-inch HD+ AMOLED display, an upgrade to the POCO M5’s LCD display. However, the screen is limited to a 60Hz refresh rate. The quad-camera setup sees an upgrade too as it comes with a 64MP mains sensor with an f/1.8 aperture. There is also an 8MP ultrawide camera along with two 2MP lenses for macro and depth sensing, respectively. The device houses a Mediatek Helio G95 SoC and a 5000mAh battery with 33W fast charging capabilities. Both the newly launched devices will run with Android 12-based MIUI 13 out f the box.