POCO has just introduced the latest members of its M-series, the POCO M5 and M5s. The former is built for those that enjoy gaming every day, while the latter offers an all-around entertainment experience balancing the camera, audio-visual, and battery.

“Our POCO M5 and POCO M5s break the stereotype that a value phone can’t support a brilliant gaming or audio-visual experience. It is a true testament to our team’s unwavering efforts to deliver the most exciting creations for tech enthusiasts at industry-leading price levels.”

Angus Ng, POCO Global Head of Product Marketing


The POCO M5 is built around a 6.58-inch FHD+ DotDrop display with up to a 90Hz DynamicSwitch refresh rate and a 240Hz touch sampling rate.

POCO M5 launch

Under the hood, it is equipped with a MediaTek Helio G99 chipset coupled with 4/6GB RAM and 64/128GB storage. To help support your long gaming sessions, the device is equipped with a 5000mAh battery with support for 18W fast charging.

Here’s a full spec rundown:

Display 6.58-inch FHD+ 90Hz refresh rate
Processor MediaTek Helio G99
Storage 64/128GB
Rear Camera 50MP main
2MP macro
2MP depth
Front Camera 5MP
Battery 5000mAh battery
18W fast charging
Colors Black


On the other hand, the POCO M5s has a 6.43-inch FHD+ AMOLED panel that should offer amazing visual quality for watching your favorite sports, shows, and videos. Around the back, it has a 64MP main camera coupled with an 8MP ultra-wide lens, a 2MP macro snapper, and a 2MP depth sensor.

POCO M5s launch

It is powered by the MediaTek Helio G95 chipset coupled with 4/6GB RAM and 64/128GB storage. Additionally, it shares the 5000mAh battery but bumps up the fast charging support to 33W.

Full specs:

Display 6.43-inch FHD+ AMOLED
Processor MediaTek Helio G95
Storage 64/128GB
Rear Camera 64MP main
8MP ultra-wide
2MP macro
2MP depth
Front Camera 8MP
Battery 5000mAh
33W fast charging
Colors Grey

POCO M5 and M5s price and availability

POCO M5 launch - colors

The POCO M5 is available at PHP 9,499 and PHP 10,499 for the 4/64GB and 6/128GB configurations, respectively. It is also available at an early bird price of PHP 7,399 and PHP 8,799, respectively from September 7 via Lazada.

POCO M5s launch - colors

Meanwhile, the POCO M5s will go for PHP 9,999 and PHP 10,899 for the 4/64GB and 6/128GB variants, respectively. These are available at early bird prices of PHP 8,599 and PHP 9,999, respectively from September 7 via Shopee.


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