POCO F5 5G launch seems imminent as memory variants, key details now revealed via FCC

POCO F5 5G launch date hasn't been revealed yet but it seems the phone will arrive soon now that it has been spotted on the FCC website.

  • The POCO F5 series is reportedly in the works.
  • The lineup will likely include the POCO F5 5G and the POCO F5 Pro 5G.
  • The key specifications of POCO F5 5G have been revealed via the recent FCC certification listing.

POCO is reportedly gearing up for the launch of its POCO F5 series in the global market. The POCO F5 lineup, allegedly consisting of the vanilla POCO F5 5G and the POCO F5 Pro 5G smartphones, is said to launch sometime during Q1, 2023. Ahead of the official launch, the vanilla POCO F5 5G has been spotted on the FCC certification authority’s database, which gives us some crucial information surrounding the device. Let’s take a look.

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POCO F5 5G specifications spotted on FCC certification website


As seen in the FCC certification images above (via), the POCO F5 5G (with the model number POCO 23049PCD8G) has recently been certified, thereby hinting that the launch of the device (or the series) might be nearing. The FCC listing reveals that the POCO F5 5G will arrive in three memory variants. The base variant will feature 8GB RAM and 128GB storage, the mid-tier variant will have 8GB RAM and 256GB storage, and the top-tier variant will feature 12GB RAM and 256GB storage.

The FCC listing also confirms that the POCO F5 5G will run on Android 13-based MIUI 14 skin out of the box. The device will support NFC, dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, dual SIM, 7 5G bands (n1/n5/n7/n38/n41/n77/n78), and will have an IR Blaster as well.

POCO F5 5G specifications (expected)

The POCO F5 5G is tipped to be a rebranded version of the Redmi Note 12 Turbo, which is said to launch soon in China. The device will reportedly feature a 6.67-inch FHD+ AMOLED panel with a 120Hz refresh rate. Under the hood, the POCO F5 5G is rumoured to drive power from an unannounced and upcoming Snapdragon 7-series processor, which will be coupled with up to 12GB RAM and up to 256GB storage. In terms of cameras, the POCO F5 5G is tipped to offer a 50MP + 8MP + 2MP triple rear camera setup and a 16MP selfie snapper.

Key Specs

Qualcomm Snapdragon 7 Plus Gen 2 | 8 GBProcessor
6.67 inches (16.94 cm) Display
64 MP + 8 MP + 5 MPRear camera
32 MPSelfie camera
5500 mAh Battery
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POCO F5 Price, Launch Date
Expected Price:Rs. 34,990
Release Date:06-Apr-2023 (Expected)
Variant:8 GB RAM / 128 GB internal storage
Phone Status:Rumoured