The Poco F5 series is set to launch globally on May 9 with two variants, a base and a Pro edition. Notably, the vanilla Poco F5 5G smartphone will also launch in India on the same day, and it is anticipated to be the successor to the Poco F4 5G, launched last year. Recent reports and leaks about the Poco F5 phone suggest that it may be introduced as a rebranded version of the Redmi Note 12 Turbo. Now, a complete list of the device’s specifications and design renders have surfaced online.
Poco F5 5G Specifications Leaked
Design and Display
The handset is expected to come in a single 12GB + 256GB RAM and storage configuration and could be offered in Carbon Black and Ice Feather White color options, as per a report by MEFMobile, citing tipster Paras Guglani (@passionategeekz). The design renders highlights show that the Poco F5 handset features a centre-aligned hole-punch cutout on top of the display that shows thin bezels. The power and volume buttons are located on the right edge, while the USB Type-C port, speaker grilles, and main microphone can be found at the bottom edge. The back panel houses the rectangular camera module at the top left corner, containing the triple rear cameras along with an LED flash.
The Poco F5 5G is anticipated to sport a 6.67-inch full-HD+ (2400×1080 pixels) AMOLED display with a refresh rate of 120Hz protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5.
Processor and Camera
The phone is confirmed to be powered by Qualcomm’s latest octa-core Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2 chipset and will likely be paired with an Adreno 725 GPU. The triple rear camera setup may include a 64-megapixel primary sensor, an 8-megapixel sensor with an ultra-wide-angle lens, and a 2-megapixel sensor with a macro lens. The front camera is expected to feature a 16-megapixel sensor in a centre-aligned hole-punch cutout at the top of the display.
Battery and Software
The Poco F5 5G is expected to be equipped with a 5,000mAh battery unit with 67W fast charging support. It is also likely to offer 5G, 4G LTE, dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and GPS connectivity and feature a USB Type-C port.
Another report by 91Mobiles, citing tipster Sudhanshu Ambhore, suggests that the Poco F5 5G will be backed by a 5,160mAh battery unit and will boot Android 13 with MIUI 14 on top.
Poco F5 Pro 5G Expected Specifications
On the other hand, the Poco F5 Pro 5G is expected to be similar to the Redmi K60, which also launched in China last year. As per earlier reports, the model may be powered by a Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 chipset with RAM of up to 12GB and 256GB of inbuilt storage. The triple camera unit is anticipated to comprise of a 64-megapixel primary sensor. The handset is likely to be backed by a 5,160mAh battery unit with 67W fast charging support.
Price and Availability
The Poco F5 5G’s price and availability are yet to be announced. However, the device is anticipated to launch on May 9th in India. The phone is expected to offer impressive features at an affordable price. Stay tuned for more updates on the Poco F5 series.