The Poco X5 series has been awaited for a long time in India since the company’s India head announced the same in December last year. The Poco X5 series, which is expected to offer Vanilla and Pro models, was previously spotted on several certification websites, including the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) database, confirming its upcoming launch in India. The Poco X5 Pro 5G is expected to be launched as a rebranded Redmi Note 12 Speed Edition and if so, it will have similar specifications. Recently, tipsters leaked the likely launch date and expected prices in India for the Poco X5 series.
According to a a tweet by user Sudipta Debnath, (@imsudipta_deb) Poco X5 Pro 5G is expected to launch in India on February 6.
In another a tweet by tipster Debayan Roy (@Gadgetsdata), he said that the Poco X5 Pro is expected to be priced between Rs. 21,000 – Rs. 23,000. The tipster added that the model will be available in three configurations — 6GB RAM + 128GB storage, 8GB RAM + 128GB storage and 8GB RAM + 256GB storage. Poco X5’s predecessor, the Poco X4 Pro 5G was launched in February 2022 at Rs. 14,999.
According to a previous report, the Poco X5 Pro 5G is expected to launch as a rebranded Redmi Note 12 Pro Speed Edition. If this is the case, then the phones will have similar specifications. The phone is expected to be powered by the Snapdragon 778G SoC coupled with 12GB of RAM. It may pack a 5,000mAh battery with 67W fast charging support.
The X5 Pro is also expected to run MIUI 14 based on Android 13 and is expected to feature a 6.67-inch FHD+ OLED 120Hz display. It is also expected to be equipped with a triple rear camera setup with a 108-megapixel primary sensor, an 8-megapixel ultra-wide lens and a 2-megapixel macro camera, along with a 16-megapixel front-facing camera.
An earlier report suggested that the Poco X5 Pro 5G was spotted on certification websites such as BIS, NBTC and EEC.