- The POCO X5 5G offers a triple-rear camera setup including a 48MP primary shooter.
- The latest X-series smartphone is equipped with a 5000mAh battery and 33W fast charging support.
- The smartphone comes in Black, Blue, and Green colour options.
Alongside the POCO X5 Pro, POCO has also announced the POCO X5 5G for global markets. The POCO X5 is a budget-segment smartphone that is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 695 processor. The handset offers a 120Hz AMOLED display and shares a lot in common with the Redmi Note 12 5G.
The POCO X5 offers a triple-rear camera setup that consists of a 48MP primary shooter. It is equipped with a 5000mAh battery and 33W fast charging support. The POCO X5 has a side-mounted fingerprint scanner and features an IP53 rating as well. Let us take a closer look at the POCO X5 5G price, specifications, features, and availability.
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POCO X5 5G: Price and Availability
The POCO X5 comes in two configurations – 6GB + 128GB and 8GB + 256GB. The base variant of the device starts at $249 (approx Rs 20,500). Whereas, the POCO X5 in 8GB + 256GB configuration will cost $299 (approx Rs 24,700).
As a launch offer, POCO is offering a $50 discount which brings the starting price down to $199. The handset will be available for purchase starting today (February 7) in several countries.
Also read: POCO X5 Pro 5G Review: Best Smartphone Under Rs 25,000?
POCO X5 5G: Specifications and Features
The POCO X5 sports a 6.67-inch AMOLED display panel with a Full HD+ resolution, 120Hz refresh rate, 1200nits peak brightness, and a 45,00,000:1 contrast ratio. It makes room for a selfie shooter inside a centered punch hole notch and features Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection.
The latest X-series smartphone is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 695 processor. The Snapdragon 695 is manufactured on a 6nm process and brings with it an integrated Adreno 619 GPU. The handset comes paired with up to 8GB LPDDR4X RAM and up to 256GB UFS 2.2 storage. It boots MIUI 13 for POCO which is based on Android 12.
In terms of optics, the POCO X5 is equipped with a triple rear camera setup that includes a 48MP primary shooter, an 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens, and a 2MP macro camera. It has a 13MP front shooter that takes care of video calls and selfies.
The latest POCO X-series smartphone relies on a 5000mAh battery and supports 33W fast charging. It has a Type-C port for charging and data transfer. The handset features a side-mounted fingerprint scanner and a (hybrid) micro-SD card slot. It also features an IP53 rating that makes it dust and splash resistant. The handset packs a 3.5mm audio jack and an IR blaster.
The POCO X5 will be available for purchase in Black, Green, and Blue colour options. It weighs 189 grams and measures 165.88 × 76.21 × 7.98mm. Connectivity options of the device include Dual-SIM, 5G, WiFi 6, Bluetooth 5.1, NFC, GPS, Glonass, and Galileo.
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