Introducing the POCO F5 and F5 Pro: Powerful Performance Meets Sleek Design
The POCO F5 series has made its grand entrance into the global market, including a standard and pro variant. While both devices are available internationally, only the POCO F5 is released in India. These innovative smartphones are rebranded versions of the Redmi Note 12 Turbo and Redmi K60, which are already popular in China. Dive in to explore the impressive features and specifications that these smartphones bring to the table.
POCO F5 and F5 Pro: Key Specifications and Features
Impressive Display Quality
Both the POCO F5 and F5 Pro boast a 6.67-inch 12-bit flexible OLED screen, providing a vibrant and immersive visual experience. These devices come equipped with a 120Hz refresh rate, 1,000 nits peak brightness, Dolby Vision, and HDR10+ support. The standard F5 model offers FHD+ resolution, while the pro version features WQHD+ resolution. Both smartphones include a center-aligned punch-hole cutout and an in-screen fingerprint scanner for a sleek and secure design.
Powerful Camera Capabilities
The POCO F5 and F5 Pro showcase a triple rear camera setup, featuring a 64MP primary sensor, an 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens, and a 2MP macro unit. A 16MP front-facing camera is also included for stunning selfies. Both devices come with optical and electronic image stabilization for smooth and clear photography.
Equipped with the Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2 SoC, the POCO F5 delivers exceptional performance, while the F5 Pro is powered by the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 processor. Both smartphones offer up to 12GB RAM and 256GB onboard storage, ensuring a seamless user experience. A liquid cooling vapor chamber keeps the devices cool during intense usage. The F5 and F5 Pro are supported by 5,000mAh and 5,160mAh battery cells, respectively, with both devices featuring 67W fast charging. The pro model also includes 30W wireless charging capabilities.
Latest Software and Connectivity Options
The POCO F5 and F5 Pro come with Android 13 OS straight out of the box. A wide range of connectivity options is available on these smartphones, including a USB-C port, 3.5mm jack, IR Blaster, WiFi, Bluetooth, NFC, and 5G compatibility. Both devices also feature an X-Axis Linear Motor for an enhanced user experience.
Pricing and Availability
In India, the POCO F5 is available at Rs 29,999 and Rs 33,999 for the 8GB + 256GB and 12GB + 256GB configurations, respectively. ICICI Bank cardholders can take advantage of a Rs 3,000 instant discount. The smartphone comes in Electric Blue, Snowstorm White, and Carbon Black color options and will be available for purchase starting May 16th.
As for international pricing, the POCO F5 is priced at $379 and $429 for the 8GB + 256GB and 12GB + 256GB variants, respectively. The F5 Pro’s 8GB + 256GB and 12GB + 256GB models are available at $449 and $499, while the 12GB + 512GB variant is priced at $549. Both smartphones will be available for purchase starting May 9th.