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Xiaomi Poco M5
Xiaomi Poco M5
Xiaomi Poco M5
Xiaomi Poco M5
Xiaomi Poco M5
Xiaomi Poco M5
Xiaomi Poco M5

Informr score
The Xiaomi Poco M5 currently has an Informr score of 7.3 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 8 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.

Operating system
Operating system
2.2 GHz
2.2 GHz
Screen Size
Screen Size
50+ MP, f/1.8
50+ MP, f/1.8
5000 mAh

What the Critics Are Saying...


Xiaomi's Poco M5 does what is required of a smartphone that costs around 200 Euro (US$210). It also offers fast and stable Internet connectivity, a high-resolution display, a stylish chassis and, most importantly, a great deal of performance. Other advantages of the product include support for many...

- Florian Schmitt, Notebookcheck

Our verdict of the Poco M5 is a tad different from the Poco M4 5G's just due to the price difference. While both devices offer largely the same user experience, the Poco M5 is definitely a more desirable alternative in the sub-€200 category. The LTE device has a decent display running at 90Hz for so...

- GSMArena
Tech Advisor
Tech Advisor

The Poco M5 is a decent phone available for a low price, but it simply lacks the sense of sheer punching-above-its-weight good value that defined many previous Poco handsets. You seem to be getting a little less for your money overall compared to other Poco phones, meaning you’re probably better off...

- Jon Mundy, Tech Advisor

Overall, I think the Poco M5 is a great phone for the price, and something to consider if you’re after a handset that will get you through the day without costing a fortune.

- Gemma Ryles, TrustedReviews
The Indian Express
The Indian Express

If your budget is strictly under Rs 15,000, and you want something that looks slightly different, then sure the Poco M5 is an option for consideration. And given some discount offers this season, you can get it for Rs 10,000 in some cases, which might be more appealing for some users. The phone offe...

- Shruti Dhapola, The Indian Express

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Common Questions

Xiaomi backs up the Poco M5 with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.

If your Poco M5 has problems and is still within its warranty period, you could contact Xiaomi support or the retailer you purchased the phone from. You'll find Xiaomi's contact information here. If your phone is off warranty and needs repair for a physical problem such as a broken screen or bad battery, you should visit an authorized service centre or a local phone repair shop. You can also connect with others in The Informr Community Forum to find and share answers to questions.

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Screen Size

The Xiaomi Poco M5's screen size is 6.58 inches with 1080 x 2408 pixels resolution.

2.2 GHz

There is a MediaTek Helio G99 (6nm) Octa-core 2.2 GHz processor (CPU).


The phone runs on the Android 12 operating system (OS).

50+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 50+ MP, f/1.8 camera.

There is also a secondary front facing camera useful for video chat and self portraits.

64/128 GB

Internal memory is 64/128 GB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 1000 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.


The phone is powered by a Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol), 5000 mAh battery. Xiaomi's performance ratings are 2547.6 minutes.

Poco M5 Specs

Release Date September 6, 2022
Regions Available United Kingdom
Operating System Android 12

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Processor MediaTek Helio G99 (6nm) Octa-core 2.2 GHz
Internal Storage 64/128 GB
RAM 4/6 GB
Hearing Aid Compatible Unknown
TTY/TDD Unknown
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Head: 0.674 W/kg
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included USB Power Adapter, Manual, Data Cable
Mobile / Cellular Data
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Wi-Fi Calling Yes
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
SIM card size
Dual SIM Yes
USB OTG Support Yes
Infrared Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HID, HFP, HSP, PAN
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Mobile Hotspot Yes
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 1000 GB)
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Main Camera
Resolution / Aperture
50+ Megapixels, f/1.8, Wide
2+ Megapixels, f/2.4, Macro
2+ Megapixels, f/2.4, Depth
Yes (LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus, Effects, Face detection, Geotagging, Multi-shot, Night mode, Panorama, Self-timer
Video Recording Formats
Video Recording Parameters
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 30 fps
Front Camera
Resolution / Aperture
5+ Megapixels, f/2.2
Additional Front Camera Info
Video Recording Parameters
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 30 fps
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (IPS)
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 1080 x 2408 pixels
Pixel Density 401 pixels
Size 6.58 inches
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Digital Compass
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass, 90Hz refresh rate
Power & Battery
Battery Type Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol)
Battery Capacity 5000 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging Up to 18 W
Video Playback Time Up to 1312.8 minutes
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Unknown
Internet Use (Cellular) Unknown
Talk Time Up to 2547.6 minutes
Standby Time Up to 19.85 days
Mixed Usage Unknown
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Bar
Material Plastic
Colors Black, Green, Yellow
Dimensions [H x W x D] 16.399 x 7.609 x 0.89 cm (6.5 x 3 x 0.4 in)
Weight 201 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof No
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Headset Jack 3.5mm
External Speakers Yes
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Input / Keyboard Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
External Volume Control Yes
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
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