POCO had a global launch event where it unveiled the M5 and M5s mid-range smartphones. The specifications of the POCO M5s look similar to the previously announced Redmi phones, especially the latest Redmi Note 11 SE.
It comes with a 6.43-inch Full HD+ AMOLED screen with 1100 nits brightness and Corning Gorilla Glass protection. A 13-megapixel camera is housed inside the punch-hole. The POCO M5s is powered by MediaTek Helio G95 with up to 6GB of RAM, a dual-layer graphite sheet, and runs Android 12 out of the box with MIUI 13. The phone also supports dynamic RAM expansion up to 8GB.
The phone packs a 64-megapixel rear camera, an 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle lens, a 2-megapixel depth camera, and a 2-megapixel portrait camera. It has a side-mounted fingerprint scanner, a Z-axis linear vibration motor, IP53 rating for water resistance, stereo speakers, and a 5000mAh battery with 33W fast charging that can charge up to 64% in just 30 minutes.
POCO M5s Specifications
- 6.43-inch (1080×2400 pixels) Full HD+ 20:9 AMOLED screen with 1100 nits brightness, 100% DCI-P3 color gamut, Corning Gorilla Glass protection
- Octa Core MediaTek Helio G95 12nm Processor (Dual 2.05GHz A76 + Hexa 2GHz A55 CPUs) with 900MHz Mali-G76 3EEMC4 GPU
- 4GB LPDDR4X RAM with 64GB/128GB (UFS 2.2) storage, 6GB LPDDR4X RAM with 128GB (UFS 2.2) storage, expandable memory up to 512GB with microSD
- MIUI 13. with Android 12
- Dual SIM (nano + nano + microSD)
- 64MP rear camera with f/1.8 aperture, LED flash, 8MP 118° ultra-wide sensor, 2MP depth and 2MP macro camera
- 13MP front-facing camera with f/2.4 aperture
- Side-mounted fingerprint sensor, IR sensor
- 3.5mm Audio Jack, Stereo Speakers, Hi-Res Audio
- Water Resistant (IP53)
- Dimensions: 160.46×74.5×8.29 mm; Weight: 178.8g
- Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, USB Type-C
- 5000mAh (typical) battery with 33W fast charging
Pricing and Availability
The POCO M5s comes in Grey, White, and Blue colours, priced at US$189 (approximately Rs 15,085) for the 4GB+64GB model, US$209 (approximately Rs 16,681) for the 4GB+28GB model, and US$209 (approximately Rs 16,681) for the 6GB+128GB model US$ 229 (approximately Rs 18,277).
it will be available on aliexpress From 6 September. As a part of the Early Bird offer, each model of the device will be sold at US$2o cheaper than the actual price.