- POCO X5 Pro 5G has been announced in India
- It has a 120Hz AMOLED display and Snapdragon 778G chip
- It is the first POCO phone to feature a 108MP camera
POCO X5 Pro 5G has been launched in India. It has arrived as the successor to the POCO X4 Pro 5G, which came equipped with the Snapdragon 695 last year. The new model has arrived with several upgrades, such as an improved AMOLED panel, a Snapdragon 7-series chipset, and the latest version of MIUI 14. The X5 Pro is the first-ever POCO phone to feature a 108-megapixel camera.
The company also launched the POCO X5 5G alongside the Pro model. While the Pro edition is heading to the Indian market, the vanilla model is only available in the global market.
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POCO X5 Pro 5G price in India
The POCO X5 Pro 5G is expected to arrive in two variants, 8GB RAM + 128GB storage and 8GB RAM + 256GB storage. It comes in three colours: Astral Black, Horizon Blue, and Poco Yellow.
|POCO X5 Pro 5G variants||
|POCO X5 Pro 5G 6GB + 128GB||
|POCO X5 Pro 5G 8GB + 256GB||
POCO X5 Pro 5G first sale date
The POCO X5 Pro 5G’s first sale will take place on February 13th, 2023. It will be sold exclusively through Flipkart. Using a credit card to make a full payment will bring a discount of Rs 2,000. Buyers using credit / debit card EMI to purchase it will allow buyers to get Rs 2,000 discount. The company is also offering an additional discount of Rs 2,000 on exchange offer.
POCO X5 Pro 5G specifications and features
The POCO X5 Pro 5G has a 6.67-inch AMOLED Xfinity display with a punch-hole design. It offers a Full HD+ resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels, a refresh rate of 120Hz, 10-bit colours, a 5,000,000:1 contrast ratio, 395 ppi pixel density, and up to 900 nits of peak brightness. For security, the X5 Pro offers face unlock support and a side-facing fingerprint scanner.
The POCO X5 Pro 5G has a 16-megapixel camera on the front. The back panel of the device features a 108-megapixel main camera, an 8-megapixel ultra-wide lens, and a 2-megapixel macro camera. The device comes preinstalled with the Android 12 OS, which is overlaid with Android 14. The company has confirmed that the device will receive two years of Android OS upgrades and three years of security updates.
The Snapdragon 778G chipset is at the helm of the POCO X5 Pro 5G. The device offers up to 8GB of LPDDR4x RAM and up to 256GB of UFS 2.2 storage. It packs a 5,000mAh battery with 67W fast charging support. The X5 Pro offers other features like Gorilla Glass 5 protection for the display, a 12-layer graphite sheet heat dissipation unit, dual SIM support, 5G, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.1, an IR blaster, an X-axis linear motor, a USB Type-C port, dual stereo speakers with Dolby Atmos support, and a 3.5mm audio jack.
POCO X5 5G specifications, price
The POCO X5 5G has a 6.67-inch AMOLED FHD+ 120Hz display with a punch-hole design It has a 13-megapixel front camera and a 48-megapixel (main) + 8-megapixel (ultra-wide) + 2-megapixel (macro) triple camera unit. The Snapdragon 695 chip and a 5,000mAh battery power the POCO X5 5G. It comes with 6GB / 8GB of LPDDR4x RAM and 128GB / 256GB of UFS 2.2 storage. Its other features include a side-facing fingerprint scanner, 33W fast charging support, and an MIUI 14-based Android 12 OS.
As mentioned above, the POCO X5 5G is currently exclusive to the global market. It starts at $249 (~Rs 20,600) and comes in green, blue, and black colours.
POCO X5 Pro 5G full specs
- 6.67-inch AMOLED FHD+ screen, 120Hz refresh rate
- 108MP + 8MP + 2MP triple rear cameras
- 16MP front camera
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G processor
- 6GB + 128GB, 8GB + 256GB,
- 5,000mAh battery, 67W fast charging
- Side-mounted fingerprint scanner
- Dual nano-SIM slots
- Android 12 with MIUI 14