Alleged POCO F5 5G global variant spotted on IMDA certification, launch imminent

POCO F5 5G will most likely be a rebranded Redmi K60-series smartphone. The device is expected to launch soon in India as well.

  • POCO F5 5G is reportedly in the works.
  • The device will most likely be a rebadged Redmi K60, which launched a little while ago in China.
  • Ahead of the potential launch, the alleged POCO F5 5G has been spotted on the IMDA certification website.

Rumours surrounding the launch of the POCO F5 5G smartphone have been popping up on the internet for quite some time now. A little while ago, the device was spotted on the IMEI database, which suggested an imminent launch. Post that, reports suggesting a potential Redmi K60 – POCO F5 5G rebrand started making rounds on the internet. Now, the device has been spotted on another certification website, which suggests that the global launch of the POCO F5 5G might not be too far from now. Let’s take a look.

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POCO F5 5G visits IMDA

Spotted by tipster Mukul Sharma (@stufflistings), the alleged POCO F5 5G (with the model number POCO 23013PC75G) has recently been certified by the Singapore IMDA certification authority. For those unaware, the Redmi K60 model number falls in line with the one spotted on the IMDA certification, save for the fact that the letter has been replaced with (G represents the global variant, while C denotes the Chinese variant) and the letters PC (POCO) have been replaced with RK (Redmi K-series).

Though the IMDA listing does not reveal much about the device, it does confirm that the POCO F5 5G will come with support for NFC and, of course, it more or less confirms that the global launch of the device is nearing.

POCO F5 5G specifications (expected)

If the POCO F5 5G is indeed a rebranded Redmi K60, we can expect the device to feature a 6.67-inch QHD+ AMOLED panel with a 120Hz refresh rate, up to 1,400 nits brightness, HDR10+ support, and 1,920Hz PWM dimming. Under the hood, the device will likely come powered by a Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 processor or a Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 processor, paired with up to 16GB RAM and up to 512GB storage.

In terms of cameras, we can expect the POCO F5 5G to make room for a 64MP + 8MP + 2MP triple rear camera setup and a 16MP front camera. Lastly, the device will likely feature a 5,500mAh battery with support for 67W fast charging and 30W wireless fast charging.

Key Specs

Qualcomm Snapdragon 690 | 8 GBProcessor
6.7 inches (17.02 cm) Display
64 MP + 8 MP + 5 MPRear camera
32 MPSelfie camera
4700 mAh Battery
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POCO F5 Price, Launch Date
Expected Price:Rs. 34,990
Release Date:02-Mar-2023 (Expected)
Variant:8 GB RAM / 128 GB internal storage
Phone Status:Rumoured