POCO F5 launch imminent as phone gets spotted on IMEI database, chipset revealed

POCO F5 launch date in India is yet to be revealed but its specifications have been tipped after the device was spotted on the IMEI database.

Highlights
  • Alleged POCO F5 has been spotted on IMEI database.
  • The global and Indian variants of the POCO smartphone with model numbers 23013RK75G and 23013PC75I have appeared on the IMEI database.
  • POCO F5 could be a rebrand of the Redmi K60 series model.

POCO F4 is the company’s current premium flagship offering that comes with Snapdragon 870 SoC, 64MP primary camera with OIS, and a 120Hz AMOLED display. Now, it appears that the POCO F5 launch is around the corner. The global and Indian variants of the POCO smartphone with model numbers 23013RK75G and 23013PC75I have appeared on the IMEI database. Folks at Xiaomiui claim the phone could be the POCO F4 successor.

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The report claims the POCO F5 is internally codenamed Mondrain and is tipped to be a part of the Redmi K60 series in China. According to the leaked information, the POCO F5 will be the first POCO smartphone with a 2K resolution AMOLED display, a 120Hz refresh rate, and 1000nits peak brightness.

POCO F5 IMEI

POCO F5 specifications

A new POCO phone with the model numbers 23013RK75G and 23013PC75I have appeared on the IMEI database. It is believed the phone in question could be the POCO F5 and might be a rebrand of the Redmi K60 series phone. The handset is expected to come with a 2K AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate, 1000nits peak brightness and be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen1 processor.

Similar to the POCO F2 Pro, POCO F3, and POCO F4, the POCO F5 might also be a rebranded version of the Redmi K-series device. For example, the POCO F4 is a rebranded Redmi K40S, while the POCO F3 was a rebranded Redmi K40. The report further claims that the POCO F5 will debut sometime in the first quarter of 2023. However, the device is said to launch first under the Redmi K60 series in China. Post the announcement, it will debut under POCO branding in India and other global markets.

That’s pretty everything we know about the POCO F5 at the moment but since it started appearing online we hop to learn more information soon.

Key Specs

POCO F4 5G
Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 | 6 GBProcessor
6.67 inches (16.94 cm) Display
64 MP + 8 MP + 2 MPRear camera
20 MPSelfie camera
4500 mAh Battery
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POCO F4 5G Price
Rs. 27,999
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Review Summary

Expert Rating4/5

Design
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Display
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Software
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Camera
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Performance
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Battery
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Pros

  • Stunning display
  • Great performer
  • Capable main camera
  • Fast wired charging speed

Cons

  • Ships with some bloatware
  • Uninspiring design
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