POCO X5 5G launch gets closer as phone bags NBTC, EEC, and TUV certifications

The POCO X5 5G launch date hasn't been revealed yet, but the multiple certifications hint that the smartphone may release soon.

  • POCO X5 5G has appeared on NBTC, EEC, and TUV certification websites
  • POCO is expected to unveil the POCO X5 5G smartphone in January or February.
  • The series is expected to consist of two smartphones – POCO X5 5G and POCO X5 Pro.

POCO X5 5G series is in the works, and the brand’s India Head, Himanshu Tandon recently hinted that the series will launch in the coming months – January or February. The global POCO X5 5G variant has now appeared on certification websites, including NBTC, EEC, and TUV, with the model number 22111317PG, as spotted by MySmartPrice. The device’s moniker is revealed in the NBTC certification listing as POCO X5 5G. The device previously appeared at 3C, IMDA, and BIS (India) certification platforms. The upcoming series is expected to consist of two smartphones – POCO X5 5G and POCO X5 Pro.

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POCO X5 5G receives multiple certifications

With the model number 22111317PG, the POCO X5 was listed on the NBTC and EEC certification websites (G represents the global variant). However, the smartphone with the model number 22111317PI has been spotted on the BIS (I represent the Indian variant). The upcoming smartphone will debut under the Redmi name and have the model number 22111317G, according to the TUV listing.

POCO X5 5G specifications (expected)

The launch date of POCO X5 5G in India is not known. However, the BIS certification indicates that the smartphone is expected to arrive soon. The various certifications provide nothing about the device’s specifications or design. However, the model number’s similarity with the Redmi Note 12 5G suggests the two devices could be similar. It also hints that the POCO X5 5G might be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 4 Gen 1 processor.

Meanwhile, previous reports have suggested that the upcoming smartphone will feature an IPS LCD display with a 120Hz refresh rate. It is expected to house a 4,900mAh battery with 67W fast charging support and run MIUI 14 out of the box based on Android 13 OS.