POCO M5 4G Launch in India Officially Teased: To Come with Mediatek G99 SoC, Leather Back

The upcoming POCO M5 4G will feature a Mediatek Helio G99 chipset and a leather back.


POCO is expected to launch a new phone soon in India and the company has now started to tease it officially. According to leaked information, the device will be called the POCO M5 4G and is expected to launch early next month. POCO had earlier teased a device with Mediatek Helio G99 SoC and the company has again, teased the same.

POCO took to Twitter to confirm that their next phone will be an M series device and it will be powered by the Mediatek Helio G99. The Mediatek Helio G99 is a mid-ranged chipset focused on gaming and will debut first in the Infinix Note 12 Pro on August 26 in India.

POCO has smartly given us a teaser of the phone’s back via the image and caption of its post. The post writes “M bringing sexy back” and the image attached below hints at a leather back because of the textures. It seems that the POCO M5 4G will have a leather back.

POCO M5 4G: Specifications and Features

The POCO M5 4G is said to offer a 6.58-inch IPS LCD display panel with Full HD+ resolution. The phone is expected to offer a 90Hz refresh rate. POCO, in an indirect way, has confirmed that the phone will sport an octa-core MediaTek Helio G99 processor. We can speculate that the handset will come with 4GB and 6GB storage options just like its predecessor. It might boot Android 12 out of the box.

The upcoming POCO M-series smartphone is most likely to feature a leather back panel with fingerprint sensor mounted on power button. The device is tipped to feature a 5000mAh battery with support for 33W fast charging.  We can expect the company to drop teasers for the upcoming launch soon. The POCO M5 has already cleared FCC and NBTC certifications, so we can expect it to launch in other global markets as well.

A previous report mentions that the device will launch in September 2022 in India and will be priced under Rs 15,000. The upcoming POCO M5 series is expected to have another phone called M5s as it was earlier spotted on NBTC certification website.

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