Poco X5

Poco X5 Specifications and features in Kenya

  • RAM:  8GB
  • Internal Storage: 256GB
  • Battery: 5000 mAh, 33W Fast charger
  • Main camera: 64 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP
  • Front camera: 16 MP
  • Display: 6.67 inches, AMOLED, 144Hz
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 695 5G
  • Connectivity: 3G, 4G, 5G, Bluetooth 5.3, Wi-Fi
  • Colors: Green, Blue, Black
  • OS: Android 12, MIUI 13 for POCO


Poco X5 in Kenya

The Poco X5 price in Kenya is Ksh 36000. The device has a 6.67 inches AMOLED 144Hz display that supports a screen resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels. The Poco X5 is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 695 5G processor with Adreno 619 GPU. The phone has 8GB RAM and 256 GB of internal storage, it runs on Android 12 on top of MIUI 14 for POCO and all this is powered by a 5000 mAh battery with 33W fast charging. It also has a triple rear camera setup with a 48MP primary camera, an 8MP ultra-wide camera, a 2MP macro, and a 16 MP front-facing camera.


Xiaomi Poco X5
February, 2023
February, 2023
Operating System
Android 12, MIUI 13 for POCO
Qualcomm SM6375 Snapdragon 695 5G (6 nm)
CPU Speed
Octa-core (2×2.2 GHz Kryo 660 Gold & 6×1.7 GHz Kryo 660 Silver)
GPU Graphics Processor
Adreno 619
Card Slot
microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)
Rear Camera
48 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP
Front Camera
13 MP
Sim Card
Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
189 g (6.67 oz)
165.9 x 76.2 x 8 mm (6.53 x 3.00 x 0.31 in)
Screen Resolution
1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~395 ppi density)
Display Type
AMOLED, 120Hz, 700 nits (HBM), 1200 nits (peak)
Display Size
6.67 inches, 107.4 cm2 (~85.0% screen-to-body ratio)
3.5mm jack
24-bit/192kHz audio
5.1, A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band
USB Type-C 2.0, OTG
Fingerprint (side-mounted), unspecified sensors
Li-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable
Fast Charging
33W wired

Design & Physical Attributes

Is a powerful and beautiful device. The elegance is unmistakable in its ergonomic design and aesthetics, which make it appealing to the eye and feel in the palm. It measures 165.9 x 76.2 x 8 mm and weighs 189g. The handset is Dual SIM enabled and IP53 rated (dust and splash resistant).


The display consists of A 6.67-inch, AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate, and 700 nits (HBM), and 1200 nits. It boasts an impressive 1080 x 2400 pixels 20:9 ratio (~395 PPI density) resolution. With such an impressive power display, you are guaranteed an excellent media consumption experience, whether watching videos, playing video games, or scanning through your stack of photos.


The POCO handset runs on Android 12 OS, with MIUI 13 for POCO useful for customization. Make use of the efficient Qualcomm SM6375 Snapdragon 695 5G (6 nm) Chipset that ensures fast and seamless running on the handset. A powerful and fast processor in Octa-core (2×2.2 GHz Kryo 660 Gold & 6×1.7 GHz Kryo 660 Silver) CPU guarantees you top, uncompromised, and fast performance at whatever tasks you throw to. Complementing the powerful CPU is an equally efficient Mali 619 GPU that ensures no stuttering and lagging of your device when you download and play your favorite video games. For optimal performance, the device comes equipped with massive internal space.

Make your choice best based on your budget and usage. The device comes with a MicroSD slot that shares a SIM slot, which is considerable for additional memory as you keep on using the phone. Powering the device is a robust and reliable 5,000mAh, Li-Po non-removable battery. Fast charging 33W wired adapter comes with the device to give you that fast charging option.


Capture awesome selfies on the powerful and high performing 13 MP, f/2.5, (wide) camera, which is also capable of capturing 1080p videos @30fps. The main camera is equally cool and great to use and experience. Capture high-quality, professional-looking snaps and videos of places, and moments with family and friends, and capture awesome videos on the go. The triple camera setup is installed for high performance, consisting of:

  • 48 MP, f/1.8, (wide), PDAF primary camera
  • 8 MP, f/2.2, 118˚ (ultrawide), 1/4″, 1.12µm lens
  • 2 MP, f/2.4, (macro) sensor.

The main camera captures 1080p video shots at 30fps and 60fps.


POCO X5 is a 5G-enabled device. It supports up to 5G bands, relying on GSM / HSPA / LTE / 5G Network Technology. It runs on speeds of HSPA, LTE-A (CA), 5G, hence an assurance of fast upload and download speeds for large media files and data. To connect with other devices, use NFC, WI-FI, Bluetooth and USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go (OTG). Installed on the device is GPS for better navigability when driving. Sensors on the device include a fingerprint (side-mounted) scanner.

Pros and Cons of POCO X5


  • Thin and light smartphone
  • Sufficient RAM and ROM
  • Supports MicroSD
  • Decent processor
  • Large 5,000mAh battery
  • Supports fast charging
  • Has a side-mounted fingerprint sensor.
  • Supports 5G Network
  • Decent camera set-up
  • 1080p display resolution


  • Cheap rear plastic cover
  • No OS upgrade guarantees
  • No reverse and wireless charging support
  • No 4K, limited to 1080p video recording capabilities


  • When was POCO X5 released? 7th February 2023.
  • Does the POCO X5 support OTG? Yes.
  • Does POCO X5 support Dual SIM? Yes, it’s a Dual Nano SIM handset.
  • What are the dimensions of the Xiaomi POCO X5? 9 x 76.2 x 8 mm.
  • What is the expected size of the Xiaomi POCO X5? A 67-inch Display.
  • Does the Xiaomi POCO X5 display have protection? Corning Gorilla Glass 3.
  • What is the resolution of the Xiaomi POCO X51080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~395 ppi density).
  • Is the Xiaomi POCO X5 water and dustproof? It is both IP53 dust and splash resistant.
  • Does the Xiaomi POCO X5 have a MicroSD slot?
  • What is the RAM in the Xiaomi POCO X5? It comes with either 6GB/ 8GB RAM.
  • What is the internal memory capacity of the Xiaomi POCO X5? 128 GB / 256 GB.
  • Does Xiaomi POCO X5 support 5G? It supports up to 5G Connectivity.
  • Does the Xiaomi POCO X5 support fast charging? It has a 33W Fast Charger.
  • What colors are available for Xiaomi POCO X5? Black, Blue, and Green.
  • Is the Xiaomi POCO X5 good for gaming? The internal space, display resolution, refresh rate, and processing unit make it a great device to play low to mid-level setting mobile video games.
  • How much is poco X5 in Kenya? Ksh 36,000.

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