POCO X5 Pro India launch date revealed during movie ‘Pathaan’

Highlights
  • The POCO X5 Pro is likely to launch in India next month.
  • The company has not yet officially announced the POCO X5 Pro launch date.
  • A poster of the POCO X5 Pro showcased during ‘Pathaan’ revealed the launch date.

Chinese smartphone maker POCO is planning to launch its upcoming POCO X5 Pro in India on February 6th, if a poster of the phone is anything to go by. A Twitter user posted a picture of the POCO X5 Pro poster screened during the interval of the Shah Rukh Khan starrer Pathaan, which clearly shows the phone will launch on February 6th at 5.30 PM.

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The company has not yet announced the launch date of the POCO X5 Pro. However, the smartphone was teased by Indian cricketer and POCO brand ambassador Hardik Pandya ahead of its launch. Let us take a closer look at its launch date, specs and price.

POCO X5 Pro India launch date, availability

The poster, as seen in the tweet, shows Hardik Pandya holding the smartphone, and next to him, there’s a date and time, which indicates the POCO X5 Pro will launch in India on February 6th at 5.30 PM. The phone will be available via Flipkart.

POCO X5 Pro India price

A recent report has indicated that the POCO X5 Pro price in India will be in the range of Rs 21,000 and Rs 23,000, excluding bank offers. The POCO X5 Pro will likely be available in three storage variants, including 6GB+128GB and 8GB+256GB.

POCO X5 Pro specifications

The upcoming smartphone is said to be rebranded version of the recently launched Redmi Note 12 Speed Edition. It will most likely come with a 6.67-inch FHD+ OLED panel with up to 120Hz adaptive refresh rate, along with HDR10+ support. The POCO X5 Pro will likely sport a triple rear camera setup consisting of a 108MP main camera, an 8MP ultra-wide sensor, and a 2MP macro sensor. For selfies, there will be a 16MP camera on the front.

The POCO X5 Pro is expected to be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G SoC paired with Adreno GPU paired with up to 12GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage, which will be expandable via a microSD card. It will most probably house a 5,000mAh battery with 67W fast charging support. In terms of connectivity options, the smartphone will include Bluetooth, GPS, 5G, 4G LTE, dual-band Wi-Fi, and a USB Type-C port. The smartphone will likely feature a side-mounted fingerprint sensor and an IR blaster.

Key Specs

POCO X5 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G | 6 GBProcessor
6.67 inches (16.94 cm) Display
108 MP + 8 MP + 2 MPRear camera
16 MPSelfie camera
5000 mAh Battery
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POCO X5 Pro Price
Rs. 19,448
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Review Summary

Expert Rating
7.0/10

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

Pros

  • Thin and lightweight
  • Lovely AMOLED screen
  • Stereo speakers
  • Decent battery life

Cons

  • Protruding rear camera\'s wobble is irksome
  • Chipset could have been better
  • Runs Android 12 out of the box
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