The Xiaomi Poco M5s proves that budget-friendly smartphones can offer an impressive package of features and performance. With its capable processor, large battery, versatile camera system, and affordable price point, it’s an excellent choice for anyone looking for a reliable daily driver without breaking the bank.
|Price in Pakistan||PKR 34,999 Expected|
|Other Countries||$122 €115 £100 ¥892 ₹10184 ﷼458 Expected|
|Technology||GSM / HSPA / LTE|
|2G Bands||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2|
|3G Bands||HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100|
|4G Bands||1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41|
|Announced||2022, September 05|
|Status||Available. Released 2022, September 06|
|Dimensions||160.5 x 74.5 x 8.3 mm (6.32 x 2.93 x 0.33 in)|
|Weight||178.8 g (6.31 oz)|
|Build||Glass front (Gorilla Glass 3), plastic frame, plastic back|
|SIM||Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|Size||6.43 inches, 99.8 cm2 (~83.5% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~409 ppi density)|
|Protection||Corning Gorilla Glass 3|
|OS||Android 12, MIUI 13|
|Chipset||Mediatek Helio G95 (12 nm)|
|CPU||Octa-core (2x2.05 GHz Cortex-A76 & 6x2.0 GHz Cortex-A55)|
|Card Slot||microSDXC (dedicated slot)|
|Internal||64GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM|
|Quad||64 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/1.97", 0.7µm, PDAF
8 MP, f/2.2, 118˚ (ultrawide), 1/4.0", 1.12µm
2 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
|Features||LED flash, HDR, panorama|
|Video||4K@30fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps, 720p@960fps|
|Single||13 MP, f/2.4, (wide), 1/3.06", 1.12µm|
|Loudspeaker||Yes, with stereo speakers|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct|
|Bluetooth||5.0, A2DP, LE|
|Positioning||GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS|
|USB||USB Type-C 2.0|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, compass|
|Type||Li-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable|
|Charging||33W wired, 64% in 30 min (advertised)|
|Colors||Gray, Blue, White|
Design and Display
The Xiaomi Poco M5s sports a sleek and modern design. With a plastic back panel, the device feels lightweight and comfortable to hold. The smartphone features a 6.53-inch Full HD+AMOLED display and 1080 x 2400 pixels of display. The rear fingerprint sensor is conveniently placed, providing quick and secure access to your device. The phone measures 160.5 millimeters in length, 74.5 millimeters in width, and has a thickness of 8.3 millimeters. It weighs approximately 178.8 grams.
Performance and Storage
The Poco M5s packs a powerful punch with the MediaTek Helio G95 chipset paired with up to 6GB of RAM. With this setup, everyday tasks run smoothly, and gaming is also handled surprisingly effectively. The device also runs on MIUI, Xiaomi’s custom Android 12, which offers plenty of features and customization options. The device has a wide range of storage options, from 64GB to 128GB, which may be further increased via a microSD card.
The Xiaomi Poco M5s comes equipped with a versatile camera setup. On the back, you’ll find a 64MP primary sensor, an 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens, a 2MP macro, and a 2MP depth sensor. The camera app provides various shooting modes, including Night mode and AI enhancements, allowing you to capture impressive photos in different scenarios. The 13MP front-facing camera takes decent selfies and handles video calls well.
Battery and Connectivity
With a generous 5,000mAh battery, the Xiaomi Poco M5s is a marathon runner when it comes to battery life. It’s a great choice for users who prioritize long-lasting battery performance. Plus, the device supports 33W fast charging, so you can quickly top up your battery when needed. In order to meet a variety of communication requirements, it offers 4G LTE connectivity, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.0, and a 3.5mm headphone jack.
Here is an overview of the pricing information for the Xiaomi Poco M5s in Pakistan:
Please note that pricing details are subject to change and may vary depending on the retailer or provider. It is always advisable to confirm the price before making a purchase.