The launch date of POCO M5 India has been confirmed. POCO’s new budget smartphone will be officially unveiled in India on September 5. Not only did the company confirm the launch date, but it also revealed the design of the upcoming M-series smartphones. POCO claims that the M5 is “designed to surpass the most powerful smartphones” in its segment. The company has released a phone powered by the Helio G99 SoC.
The teaser video also confirms that the M5 will feature a huge camera module on the back. The back will have a two-tone finish and the camera module will come in black. Let’s take a look at the POCO M5’s specifications, launch date in India, and other details known so far.
POCO M5 launched in India
POCO M5 was launched in India as a new budget smartphone. The phone will launch on September 5th at 5:30pm IST. The company will host a virtual event for fans around the world who want to witness the M5 launch event.
Interested viewers can visit the POCO India YouTube channel to watch the launch on September 5 at 5:30pm IST.
In terms of design, the M5 4G will feature a two-color back cover. The POCO Yellow color appears to have a leather back. As mentioned above, the phone features a black camera module design with POCO branding printed on the top right corner. The device has a triple camera setup and an LED flash module. POCO has yet to reveal the camera specifications of the phone.
There is a water drop opening on the front. The bezels are thin, save for the thick chin. According to the leaked specs, the M5 4G will feature a 6.58-inch Full HD+ LCD panel that supports a 90Hz refresh rate. It comes with up to 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. POCO is also said to be equipped with a 5000mAh battery that supports 33W fast charging out of the box.
The device is likely to be powered by the MediaTek Helio G99 4G SoC. It comes with MIUI 13 based on Android 12. Based on the leaked details, we can expect the M5 to be priced around Rs 13,000 in India. Official pricing details will be announced at an event on September 5. Soon after launch, the phone will be available via Flipkart.