POCO M5 and M5s Launched in PH: Specs, Features, Price, Where to buy in the Philippines

Another budget smartphone from POCO.

Two new budget POCO phones have been launched, POCO M5 and M5s. Find out its key features, specs, pricing and availability in the Philippines below.

POCO M5 is equipped with a flagship-level 6-nanometer MediaTek Helio G99 Chipset, offering an incredibly smooth gaming experience and power efficiency for its 5,000 mAh battery. It is paired with up to 6GB of LPDDR4x RAM and up to 128GB UFS 2.2 expandable storage. 

It has a large 6.58-inch display with a 90Hz DynamicSwitch display, which means, it can switch or adapt refresh rates based on the content displayed.

POCO M5 equips the most common camera set-up with 50MP main, 2MP depth, and 2MP macro. But first, here’s the specs of POCO M5:

POCO M5 specs:

  • 6.58-inch FHD+ DotDrop display
    2400 x 1080 px
    90 Hz Dynamic Switch
    240 Hz Touch Sampling rate
    Corning Gorilla Glass 
  • MediaTek Helio G99 6nm octa-core CPU, up to 2.2GHz
    Arm Mail-G57 MC2
  • 4 GB or 6 GB LPDDR4x RAM
  • 64 GB or 128 GB UFS 2.2 storage, Expandable Storage up to 1 TB
  • Triple-rear cameras with LED Flash:
    50MP f/1.8 PDAF main
    2MP, f/2.4 depth cam
    2MP, f/2.4 macro
  • 5MP f/2.2 selfie camera
  • 4G, Dual-SIM
  • WiFi 5, Bluetooth 5.3, GPS,NFC, IR Sensor, 3.5mm Headphone Jack
  • USB-C
  • Side-mounted Fingerprint scanner
    MIUI 13 based on Android 12
  • 5,000mAh battery
    18W fast charging
  • Colors: Black, Green, and Yellow
  • Price: PHP 9,499 (4 GB + 64 GB); PHP 10,499 (6 GB + 128 GB)

Meanwhile, POCO M5s has equipped with a MediaTek Helio G95 chipset, a Quad Camera Setup, an IP53 splash resistance, and a 33W fast charging for its 5,000 mAh Battery.

The device has a 6.43-inch FHD+ AMOLED DotDrop display, 2400 x 1080 of resolution on a 20:9 Aspect Ratio. It also has a DCI-P3 color gamut for color accuracy and features a DC Dimming to reduce screen flickering. Here are the specs of POCO M5s:

POCO M5s specs:

  • 6.43-inch FHD+ AMOLED DotDrop display
    2400 x 1080 px, 20:9 Aspect Ratio
    DCI-P3 color gamut
    Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • MediaTek Helio G95 octa-core CPU, up to 2.05GHz
    Arm Mail-G76 MC4
  • 4 GB or 6 GB LPDDR4x RAM
  • 64 GB or 128 GB UFS 2.2 storage, Expandable Storage up to 1 TB
  • Triple-rear cameras with LED Flash:
    64MP f/1.8 PDAF main
    8MP, f/2.2 ultrawide cam
    2MP, f/2.4 macro cam
    2MP, f/2.4 depth cam
  • 13MP f/2.4 selfie camera
  • 4G, Dual-SIM
  • WiFi 5, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, NFC, IR Sensor, 3.5mm Headphone Jack
  • IP53 Water Resistance
  • USB-C
  • Side-mounted Fingerprint scanner
    MIUI 13 based on Android 12
  • 5,000mAh battery
    33W fast charging
  • Colors: Grey, White, and Blue
  • Price: PHP 9,999 (4 GB + 64 GB); PHP 10,899 (6 GB + 128 GB)

Price and Availability

Both POCO M5 and POCO M5s are available on official e-commerce channels via Lazada and Shopee with these prices:

POCO M5 

  • 4 GB + 64 GB – PHP 9,499 (PHP 7,399 – Introductory Price via Lazada)
  • 6 GB + 128 GB – PHP 10,499  (PHP 7,399 -Introductory Price via Lazada)

POCO M5s

  • 4 GB + 64 GB – Php 9,999 (PHP 8,599 – Introductory Price via Shopee)
  • 6 GB +128 GB – Php 10,899 (PHP 9,999 – Introductory Price via Shopee)

What do you think guys?

JR Grate
Started his career as a Digital Marketing Specialist for a local and global tech brand, and later becomes a digital content producer for a TV show. Currently, he's a part of the integrated communications team at a University in Metro Manila. You may reach JR at [email protected]