POCO X5 Pro with Snapdragon 778G CPU announced globally

Xiaomi’s brand POCO has just announced its latest smartphone, the POCO X5 Pro 5G. This smartphone is equipped with a Snapdragon 778G 2.4GHz octa-core processor and comes in two variants – 6GB RAM with 128GB storage and 8GB RAM with 256GB storage.

The POCO X5 Pro 5G boasts a 6.67-inch FHD+ display with a resolution of 2400 x 1080 and a 120Hz refresh rate. It is also equipped with an AMOLED display and Dolby Vision, making it a great choice for multimedia consumption.

One of the highlights of the POCO X5 Pro 5G is its triple camera setup consisting of a 108 million-pixel main camera, an 8 million-pixel wide-angle camera, and a 2 million-pixel depth camera. This makes the POCO X5 Pro 5G a great option for capturing high-quality photos and videos.

In addition, the POCO X5 Pro 5G comes with a 16 million-pixel front camera for taking selfies. The smartphone runs on Android 13 and features a 5000mAh battery that supports 67W fast charging.

In terms of connectivity, the X5 Pro 5G features a USB Type-C port and a 3.5mm earphone terminal. It also has dual stereo speakers, and there is fingerprint scanner on the side as well.

Key specs of POCO X5 Pro

  • Dimension/Weight: 162.91 × 76.03 × 7.9mm / 181g
  • CPU/GPU: Snapdragon 778G 2.4GHz Octa-core / Adreno 642L
  • Display: 6.67-inch FHD+ 2400 x 1080 20:9, 120Hz, AMOLED, Dolby Vision
  • Storage/RAM: 128GB/256GB UFS2.2 / 6GB/8GB LPDDR4x
  • Main camera:
    • 108MP HM2 1/1.52, F1.89 aperture
    • 8MP wide angle with 119° FoV
    • 2MP depth with F2.4
  • Front camera: 16MP with F2.4
  • OS: Android 13 (MIUI 14 for POCO)
  • Battery: 5000mAh with 67W fast charger

POCO X5 Pro pricing and availability

Overall, the POCO X5 Pro 5G is a great mid-range smartphone that offers high-end features at an affordable price. It is available in POCO Yellow, Horizon Blue and Astral Black colors.

As for pricing, the base model with 6GB/128GB memory starts at $249, while the higher storage option with 8GB/256GB ROM is priced at $299. The model is already on preorder via Aliexpress. Full sales starts from February 8.

Stephen Ekpa

Stephen is the Editor-in-Chief @DroidAfrica. He has been in the tech space for over 6 years helping mobile technology users to understand more about their very own devices. His work on DroidAfrica is born out of a pure passion for tech, especially as it relates to smartphones.

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