Poco F5 5G with Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2 SoC and 67W Turbocharging Launched in India: All You Need to Know

On Tuesday, May 9, Poco launched the Poco F5 5G and Poco F5 Pro 5G smartphones in select global markets. These flagship gaming-focused smartphones boast top-of-the-line Snapdragon SoCs and Dolby Vision capable AMOLED displays with a 120Hz adaptive refresh rate and triple rear cameras. The vanilla Poco F5 5G also made its debut in India, powered by a Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2 SoC. Meanwhile, the Poco F5 Pro has a Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC under the hood.

Pricing and Availability

The Poco F5 5G is priced at Rs. 29,999 for the 8GB RAM + 256GB storage variant, while the model with 12GB RAM + 256GB storage costs Rs. 33,999. As a special introductory offer, Poco is offering the base variant at Rs. 26,999 and the top-end model with 12GB RAM for Rs. 30,999. The phone will go on sale via Flipkart on May 16, 2022, in Carbon Black, Electric Blue, and Snowstorm White shades.

Poco is offering the Poco F5 5G in India with a one-year warranty.


The dual-SIM Poco F5 5G runs on Android 13 based on MIUI 14 and features a 6.67-inch full-HD+ (1,080×2,400 pixels) AMOLED display with an adaptive refresh rate of up to 120Hz, 240Hz touch sampling rate, 93.5 percent screen-to-body ratio, and 1920Hz PWM dimming. The display is rated to offer 100 percent coverage of DCI-P3 colour gamut and has Dolby Vision and HDR10+ support. The screen also has Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection.

The new Poco handset is equipped with Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2 SoC along with 8GB of LPDDR5X RAM. The onboard memory can be expanded up to 19GB with 7GB of unused storage. For thermal management, the Poco F5 5G is equipped with a Vapour Chamber Cooling System with a 3725mm square heat dissipation area and 14 layers of graphite sheets.

The Poco F5 5G has a triple rear camera setup led by a 64-megapixel primary sensor with optical image stabilisation (OIS). The camera setup also includes an 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle sensor and a 2-megapixel macro camera. For selfies and video chats, there is a 16-megapixel selfie camera up front.

Poco has packed 256GB of UFS 3.1 storage on the new handset, which has an IP53-rated splash-resistant build as well. Connectivity options on the handset include 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth 5.3, and a 3.5mm audio jack. The Poco F5 5G has a side-mounted fingerprint sensor for authentication and dual stereo speakers with Dolby Atmos support.

The Poco F5 5G is backed by a 5,000mAh battery with support for 67W Turbocharging. The bundled charger is claimed to charge the battery from zero to 100 percent in just 45 minutes.

Final Thoughts

The Poco F5 5G and Poco F5 Pro 5G smartphones are a great addition to the Poco lineup. With their flagship-level Snapdragon processors, top-notch camera setup, and Dolby Vision capable AMOLED displays, these phones are sure to appeal to mobile gamers and those who need heavy-duty multitasking capabilities.

The Poco F5 5G’s price point is competitive in the Indian market, especially given its impressive specifications and features. The introductory offer further sweetens the deal, making it an attractive option for those looking for a high-quality smartphone at a reasonable price.


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