POCO M5 and M5s Introduced in PH, Priced

POCO M5 and M5s launch

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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:

Display6.58-inch FHD+ 90Hz refresh rate
ProcessorMediaTek Helio G99
Rear Camera50MP main
2MP macro
2MP depth
Front Camera5MP
Battery5000mAh battery
18W fast charging


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:

Display6.43-inch FHD+ AMOLED
ProcessorMediaTek Helio G95
Rear Camera64MP main
8MP ultra-wide
2MP macro
2MP depth
Front Camera8MP
33W fast charging

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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Ram found his love and appreciation for writing in 2015 having started in the gaming and esports sphere for GG Network. He would then transition to focus more on the world of tech which has also began his journey into learning more about this world. That said though, he still has the mentality of "as long as it works" for his personal gadgets.

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