A few days back, Poco’s India Head Himanshu Tandon confirmed the launch of the Poco X5 5G in India. Now, the brand appears to have started teasing the device via the Poco India official handle. Also Read - Poco F5 5G tipped to launch on April 6 in India
The Poco X5 5G is expected to come with the same specs as the global model. It is said to arrive under Rs 20,000. Also Read - Poco X5 5G with Snapdragon 695 and IP53 rating launched in India
Poco X5 5G India launch and price range
Poco India’s Twitter handle has teased the launch of the upcoming Poco X5 5G. The smartphone is said to arrive for under Rs 20,000 on March 14. Although there’s no official release timeline, it will most likely launch later this month. Also Read - Poco F5 Pro specs are here: Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1, bigger battery, and more
All eyes are on the All Star. 👀
Latest in line, the POCO X5 5G is all set to launch on 14th March at 12PM on @flipkart.
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— POCO India (@IndiaPOCO) March 9, 2023
While the price segment is Rs 20,000, it is expected to be priced aggressively at around Rs 17,000 and Rs 18,000. That’s mostly due to the older chipset – Snapdragon 695 SoC. The X5 5G is expected to have the same chipset as the Poco X4 Pro.
Poco X5 5G specifications
The Poco X5 5G Indian version is expected to be the same as the global version. The device has a 6.67-inch punch-hole AMOLED display with an FHD+ resolution.
It has a 120Hz refresh rate and 1200 nits of peak brightness. It has a Corning Gorilla Glass 3 for added protection. It has a 13MP camera on the front for selfies.
On the rear, it features a triple camera system with a 48MP main lens. It is assisted by an 8MP ultra-wide lens, and a 2MP macro lens.
As for the battery, it packs a 5,000mAh battery with support for 67W fast charging. It has a USB Type-C port for charging and a 3.5mm jack for connecting wired headphones. It boots on Android 12 OS out of the box.
Poco has provided a side-mounted fingerprint scanner for security. It is a 5G phone with dual SIM support. There’s Wi-Fi 5, Bluetooth 5.1, NFC, and GPS for connectivity.