POCO has launched its latest 5G smartphone in the F series the POCO F5 in India, which is the successor of last year’s POCO F4, as they promised. It has a 6.67-inch FHD+ OLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate, 240Hz touch sampling rate, support for Dolby Vision, a 2.2mm ultra-narrow bottom bezel, and a Side-mounted fingerprint sensor.
It is the first phone in India to run on the Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2 processor with 3725mm² arear vapor chamber cooling compared to 3112 mm² in the POCO F4, which translates to about a 19.7% increase in size and also has 14 years of graphite sheet covering, 10000 mm² of total area. It has up to 12GB LPDDR5 RAM with 256GB UFS 3.1 storage and is based on Android 13 with MIUI 14 with 2 OS updates and 3 years of security updates for the phone. It is powered by a 5000mAh battery that supports 67W fast charging.
It has a triple rear camera setup where a 64MP primary camera with OIS, 2x in sensor lossless zoom along with an 8MP ultra-wide camera, a 2MP macro camera, and a 16MP punch-hole front-facing camera. It also has different camera modes like - Film Camera KG200, Film Camera H-400, Film Camera C-50D, Film Camera KP160, Film Camera KC64, Film Camera FC400, and Film Camera V-250. The white variant of the phone has an Iceflake texture.
POCO F5 Specifications -
|Display||6.67-inch FHD+ (1080×2400 pixels) OLED display with 30 / 60 / 90 / 120Hz refresh rate, 240Hz touch sampling rate, 1920Hz High-Frequency PWM Dimming, 100% DCI-P3 color gamut, 1000 nits peak brightness, Dolby Vision, HDR10+, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection|
|Processor||Up to 2.91GHz Octa Core Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2 4nm processor with Adreno 725 580MHz GPU|
|RAM/Storage||8GB / 12GB LPDDR5 RAM with 256GB UFS 3.1 internal storage|
|OS/UI||Android 13 with MIUI 14|
|SIM||Dual SIM (nano + nano)|
|Rear Cameras||64MP rear camera with 1/2″ sensor, f/1.79 aperture, OIS, 8MP 120° ultra-wide angle camera, f/2.2 aperture, 2MP macro camera with f/2.4 aperture|
|Front Camera||16MP front camera with f/2.45 aperture|
|Features||Side-mounted fingerprint sensor, Infrared sensor, 3.5mm audio jack, Stereo speakers, Dolby Atmos, Hi-Res Audio certification, Splash resistance (IP53)|
|Connectivity||5G ( 5G (SA) : n1/n3/n5/n7/n8/n20/n28/n38/n40/n41/n77/n78, 5G (NSA) : n1/n3/n5/n7/n8/n20/n28/n38/n40/n41/n77/n78), Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6 802.11 ax (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5.3, GPS + GLONASS, USB Type-C|
|Battery/Charger||5000mAh (typical) battery with 67W fast charging|
Pricing and Availability -
The POCO F5 comes in Carbon Black, Sandstorm White, and Electric Blue colors and It will be available from May 16th only on Flipkart, the company offers 2 years of warranty.
POCO F5 Prices are -
- 8GB RAM/256GB storage version - Rs.29,999
- 12GB RAM/256GB storage version - Rs.33,999
Launch offers are -
- Rs. 3000 instant discount with ICICI Bank Debit and Credit cards or exchange
- Extra Rs. 1000 off in exchange for POCO phones