Poco M5 launched with Helio G99 SoC, 50 MP camera and more


On Monday, Poco M5 was released in Nepali market. The new Poco M5 features a water-drop notch display, octa-core MediaTek Helio G99 SoC, up to 6GB of RAM, and a triple back camera setup with a 50-megapixel primary sensor.

Other notable features of the smartphone include a display with a refresh rate of up to 90Hz, a front-facing camera with an 8-megapixel sensor, and expandable storage of up to 128GB.

The phone’s Turbo RAM function effectively increases the amount of RAM available to apps by utilizing the available internal storage. The Poco M5 has a 5,000 mAh battery and supports 18W fast charging.

Poco M5 in Nepal

Tech details for the Poco M5

The Poco M5 has a 6.58-inch 1,080 x 2,400 IPS LCD screen with a configurable refresh rate of 30 to 90 hertz. The screen sports a waterdrop-shaped notch cutout for the front-facing camera with a touch sampling rate of 240Hz and a DCI-P3 color gamut.

In addition, the screen is shielded by Corning Gorilla Glass 3. The new Poco M-series phone has an octa-core 6nm MediaTek Helio G99 SoC and up to 6GB of LPDDR4X RAM; in addition, the phone has a Turbo RAM feature that allows users to boost the RAM beyond 6GB by using the internal storage.

The Poco M5’s primary camera is 50 megapixels, and it’s accompanied by a 2-megapixel macro shooter and a 2-megapixel depth sensor in a triple rear camera arrangement.

Poco M5

The front-facing camera on this phone is an 8 megapixel sensor, perfect for taking high-quality selfies. Up to 128GB of UFS 2.2 space is available on the Poco M5.

The Poco M5 features 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v5, GPS/A-GPS, an IR blaster, USB Type-C, and a 3.5mm headphone port among its many connectivity choices.

Poco’s powerful battery can be charged quickly thanks to its 18W fast charging capability. The company behind the battery claims it can power the device for two full days of use.


  • 6.58-inch IPS LCD screen with FHD+ resolution
  • Display with hole and 90 Hz rate
  • MediaTek Helio G99 Platform
  • 4 GB or 6 GB of RAM
  • 64 GB or 128 GB of internal storage
  • Expandable memory with MicroSD card
  • 5 MP front camera (f/2.2)
  • Three rear cameras:
    • Main lens with 50 MP sensor (f/1.8)
    • 2 MP sensor macro lens (f/2.4)
    • Depth lens with 2 MP sensor (f/2.4)
  • 4G dual-SIM connection, P2 port, dual-band WiFi, Bluetooth 5.3, USB-C, NFC and side-side digital reader
  • 5,000 mAh battery with 18W charging
  • Android 12 running under miui interface 13

Poco M5 Price in Nepal

The base Poco M5 model with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage costs NRs. 19,999. The phone also comes in a version with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage for NRs. 23,999. It comes in three different colors—Icy Blue, Poco Yellow, and Power Black.

Poco M5 variants Price in Nepal
4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage NRs. 20,499
6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage NRs. 23,999
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