Poco is slated to launch the POCO X5 series tomorrow evening. From what we have gathered from the net, the POCO X5 Pro 5G will be a phone powered by the Snapdragon 778G processor and will come with up to 8 GB of RAM and 256 GB of internal storage. The POCO X5 Pro 5G will start from S$399 (official).

POCO X5 Pro 5G

POCO X5 Pro 5G features an astonishing 6.67″ Flow AMOLED screen. This flexible display technology makes the POCO X5 Pro 5G lighter, and at 7.9mm thin [1], 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. 

Imagined to go with you anywhere, 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. Powerful and responsive POCO X5 Pro 5G’s Snapdragon® 778G 5G chipset with advanced TSMC 6nm has an AnTuTu score of 545,093 [2], which is even higher than the newly released MediaTek Dimensity 1080. 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%) [3]. Meanwhile, 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 [4]. 

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, splendid and easier to catch every winning moment. 

POCO X5 Pro 5G supports more than 5.5 hours of 4K shooting with its 5000mAh battery [5], an undeniable plus for video creators who are always on the go. Now they can keep streaming or shooting all day and never worry about losing power. And with 67W turbo charging, a simple coffee break is all you need to quickly boost the battery level up to 30% charge in just 7 minutes [6]. 

  • POCO X5 Pro 5G:
    • 6.67″ Flow AMOLED screen and at 7.9mm thin, it is POCO’s slimmest X series device ever
    • Snapdragon® 778G advanced 6nm process technology
    • Flagship-level 120Hz refresh rate delivers bright, vibrant, ultra-smooth images
    • Recommended retail price of SGD429 (6GB+128GB) and SGD469 (8GB+256GB)


POCO X5 5G has everything Gen Z users need to power through a day of work, study, or entertainment. Even if you’re taking hundreds of photos, gaming for hours, or watching high-resolution videos, it will keep you covered through the day and night. Super light with a slim 6.67-inch AMOLED DotDisplay, and weighing only 189g [7], POCO X5 5G always feels comfortable. 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, respectively. As multitasking users switch from one app to another, Dynamic RAM Expansion Technology 3.0 supports more apps running in the background.

Whether switching from work tasks to gaming or watching movies to scrolling on TikTok, POCO X5 5G’s long-lasting 5000mAh battery has you covered. Users can say goodbye to battery anxiety thanks to the fast charging technology; if you are watching shows on YouTube videos, the X5 5G battery can power for a whopping 21 hours [7]. POCO’s 33W fast charger can bring an empty battery back to 100% charge in about 68 minutes [8], just enough for you to take a break and grab a meal before resuming your game or catching up with the latest online videos. With a fully charged battery, you can enjoy scrolling and interact on social media for 12 hours

  • POCO X5 5G:
    • 6.67-inch AMOLED DotDisplay, offering a 120Hz refresh rate, guaranteeing a smooth experience when browsing or gaming
    • Snapdragon® 695 chipset with advanced TSMC 6nm process technology
    • 48MP main camera setup and 12 filters to match your mood
    • Recommended retail price of SGD349 (6GB+128GB) and SGD389 (8GB+256GB)

You can purchase at Shoppe and Lazada from 6 Feb 2022 (8pm) from the links below. Please refer to Shopee and Lazada for official launch price.

Product Availability 

POCO X5 Pro 5G will come in three colors: Black, Blue, and Yellow. It will also be available in two variants: 6GB+128GB and 8GB+256GB for SGD429 and SGD469 respectively.  The POCO X5 Pro 5G will be available for purchase at an early bird price of SGD399 (6GB+128GB) and SGD449 (8GB+256GB) respectively from today till 13 February 2023 via Shopee. 

POCO X5 5G will come in three colors: Green, Blue, and Black. It will also be available in two variants: 6GB+128GB and 8GB+256GB for SGD349 and SGD389 respectively. The POCO X5 5G will be available for purchase at an early bird price of SGD319 (6GB+128GB) and SGD359 (8GB+256GB) respectively via

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According to benchmarks, the Poco X5 Pro powered by the the Snapdragon 778G SoC is faster than the competitor Redmi Note 12 Pro+ and the Realme 10 Pro+ which is based on the Mediatek processor 1080.

The rest of the Poco X5 Pro’s specifications are similar to that of the Redmi Note 12 Pro (see below). It has a 120 Hz AMOLED screen, triple camera setup with a 108MP primary camera. The device is also said to have a 5,000 mAh battery with support for 67W fast charging.

Specs of Redmi Note 12 Pro

NETWORK Technology
GSM / CDMA / HSPA / CDMA2000 / LTE / 5G
LAUNCH Announced 2022, December 27
Status Available. Released 2022, December 27
BODY Dimensions 162.9 x 76 x 7.9 mm (6.41 x 2.99 x 0.31 in)
Weight 181 g (6.38 oz)
SIM Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
IP53, dust and splash resistant
DISPLAY Type OLED, 1B colors, 120Hz, Dolby Vision, HDR10+, 500 nits (typ), 900 nits (HBM)
Size 6.67 inches, 107.4 cm2 (~86.8% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~395 ppi density)
PLATFORM OS Android 13, MIUI 14
Chipset Qualcomm SM7325 Snapdragon 778G 5G (6 nm)
CPU Octa-core (1×2.4 GHz Cortex-A78 & 3×2.2 GHz Cortex-A78 & 4×1.9 GHz Cortex-A55)
GPU Adreno 642L
MEMORY Card slot No
Internal 128GB 6GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 12GB RAM
UFS 2.2
MAIN CAMERA Triple 108 MP, f/1.9, (wide), 1/1.52″, 0.7µm, PDAF
8 MP, 119˚ (ultrawide), 1/4″, 1.12µm
2 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
Features LED flash, HDR, panorama
Video 4K@30fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps, 720p@960fps, gyro-EIS
SELFIE CAMERA Single 16 MP, (wide), 1/3.06″, 1.0µm
Features HDR
Video 1080p@30/60fps
SOUND Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jack Yes
24-bit/192kHz audio
COMMS WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct
Bluetooth 5.2, A2DP, LE
Positioning GPS (L1), GLONASS (G1), BDS (B1I+B1c), GALILEO (E1), QZSS (L1)
Infrared port Yes
Radio Unspecified
USB USB Type-C 2.0, OTG
FEATURES Sensors Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
BATTERY Type Li-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable
Charging 67W wired, PD3.0, QC3+
MISC Colors Black, Blue, Green
Price About 230 EUR

By Harry