POCO C65 global launch date, price and key specs officially revealed

Highlights
  • POCO C65 comes in three colour options.
  • It’s a budget smartphone with a starting price of around Rs 10,000.
  • Check out details about the POCO C65 launch.

POCO has announced the launch date for its next C-series phone, the POCO C65. The announcement comes shortly after the smartphone was spotted on multiple certification sites suggesting a global launch. In addition to the launch announcement, it also revealed the POCO C65’s key specs and pricing details. 

POCO C65 launch date revealed

POCO C65 launch is scheduled to take place on November 5th. It will be an online launch with no confirmation on whether an event will take place or not. The announcement was made by POCO’s global account on X, and the price revealed is for the US market. There’s no word yet on when the POCO C65 will arrive in India. 

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POCO C65 price, key specs revealed

POCO C65 starts at $109 (Rs 9,100 approx) for the base model with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage. It also comes with 8GB RAM and 256GB storage, and this variant is priced at $129 (Rs 10,800 approx). This is the early bird pricing for the POCO C65. The smartphone will be available in three colour options of Blue, Green and Black. 

In terms of specs, the POCO C65 is powered by the MediaTek Helio G65 processor. It also comes with a 50MP triple camera setup at the back. Rest of the specs will be revealed on November 5th when the phone goes official. 

POCO is yet to reveal which global markets the C65 will launch in as the phone has been spotted on multiple certification sites. These include the UAE’s TDRA certification website, Singapore’s IMDA website, and the FCC. The POCO C65 is also rumoured to feature a USB Type-C port, and run MIUI 14 based on Android 13. The phone is expected to come with NFCas well based on the IMDA listing. 

There’s speculation that the POCO C65 will be a rebranded Redmi 13C that’s slated to debut soon. Xiaomi usually follows this strategy for its Redmi and POCO phones. 

Key Specs

POCO C65
MediaTek Helio G85 | 4 GBProcessor
6.74 inches (17.12 cm) Display
50 MP + 2 MPRear camera
8 MPSelfie camera
5000 mAh Battery
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POCO C65 Price
Rs. 7,877
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Review Summary

Expert Rating
7.5/10

Design
★  
8.0
/10
Display
★  
7.5
/10
Software
★  
7.0
/10
Camera
★  
7.0
/10
Performance
★  
7.0
/10
Battery
★  
7.5
/10

Pros

  • Decent display
  • Solid battery backup
  • Port selection
  • Good primary camera

Cons

  • Loads of pre-installed apps
  • Slow charging
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