POCO introduces POCO X5 Pro 5G, POCO X5 5G

Smartphone brand POCO unveiled its latest devices, POCO X5 Pro 5G and POCO X5 5G, which are designed and engineered to meet the needs and exceed the expectations of young content consumers and content creators.

The POCO X5 Pro 5G is built with upgraded camera functions, faster processing speeds, and an incredible display. The POCO X5 5G offers strong performance and a long-lasting battery.

“Designed for content creators to take things to the next level, we believe the POCO X5 Pro 5G is nothing short of the best smartphone in the $300 segment,” said Angus Ng, head of Product Marketing at POCO Global. “With a superb screen and performance, the POCO X5 5G also delivers amazing value and the best possible user experience for a smartphone under $200.”

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POCO X5 Pro 5G

In a first for POCO X series smartphones, POCO X5 Pro 5G features a 6.67-inch Flow AMOLED screen. This flexible display technology makes the POCO X5 Pro 5G lighter, and at 7.9mm thin, it is the slimmest X series device ever, all the more comfortable to hold when gaming or creating content. Whether making videos, watching movies, scrolling through social media or gaming, the flagship-level 120Hz refresh rate delivers bright, vibrant, ultra-smooth images. Photos and videos come to life with 100% DCI-P3 and 10-bit color depth, and Dolby Vision makes the viewing experience even better.

The POCO X5 Pro 5G has 1920Hz PWM dimming to protect eyesight when reading and creating in low light if inspiration strikes late at night. POCO X5 Pro 5G is powered by Snapdragon 778G 5G chipset with advanced TSMC 6nm and has an AnTuTu score of 545,093. The Snapdragon 778G 5G chipset offers a perfect balance of power efficiency and high performance, allowing the camera processing system even faster than the previous model. 

All POCO X5 Pro 5G speeds are updated to improve camera performance: for setup (41%), photography (69%), and night mode (38%). The image signal processor (ISP) achieves two gigapixels per second, and the chipset makes your camera even smarter with AI performance of up to 12 TOPS.

A flagship-level 108MP sensor unlocks professional-level photography, delivering ultra-high-resolution imagery and capturing minute detail and color, even in dark areas. POCO X5 Pro 5G also supports 4K video shooting and includes various modes that make vlog creation more accessible and easier to catch every winning moment.

 POCO X5 Pro 5G supports more than 5.5 hours of 4K shooting with its 5000mAh battery and 67W turbocharging. Boost the battery level up to 30% charge in just seven minutes.

POCO X5 Pro 5G comes in three colors: Black, Blue, and Yellow. It will also be available in two variants: 6GB+128GB (SRP P16,999) and 8GB+256GB (SRP P18,999). It will be available for purchase at an early bird price of P15,659 (6GB+128GB) and P17,659 (8GB+256GB), from Feb. 7 via leading e-commerce platforms.


POCO X5 5G is a mid-range phone that is super light and designed with a slim 6.67-inch AMOLED DotDisplay. It weighs only 189g. Gaming fans will appreciate the 120Hz refresh rate and 4,500,000:1 contrast ratio that guarantees a smooth, life-like gaming experience, and DCI-P3 wide color gamut brings images to life for a visual feast.

POCO 5X 5G is equipped with a Snapdragon 695 chipset that delivers a smooth user experience. It packs a high level of speed and efficiency and excellent download speeds. The devices offer just the right RAM and ROM combination to keep content smooth and enjoyable, with RAM optional up to 8GB and ROM up to 256GB. As multitasking users switch from one app to another, Dynamic RAM Expansion Technology 3.0 supports more apps running in the background.

POCO X5 5G is also built with a 5000mAh battery, which promises to last for 21 hours. POCO’s 33W fast charger can bring an empty battery back to 100% charge in about 68 minutes. With a fully charged battery, you can enjoy scrolling and interacting on social media for 12 hours. 

POCO X5 5G comes Green, Blue, and Black. It will also be available in two variants: 6GB+128GB (SRP P14,999) and 8GB+256GB (SRP P15,999). It is available for purchase at an early bird price of P12,499 (6GB+128GB) and P13,499 (8GB+256GB), starting Feb. 7.

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