POCO, a popular technology brand, has launched its latest F5 series of mobile devices designed for gaming enthusiasts, photography lovers, and tech enthusiasts. The launch event took place on May 10th at the Wattle Room, Marquis Events Place, BGC, where POCO unveiled its two new devices – the POCO F5 and POCO F5 Pro.
The POCO F5 and POCO F5 Pro are two high performance beasts, ready to take on any task thrown their way. But there are subtle yet meaningful differences that make them suited for slightly different users.
The POCO F5, with its Snapdragon roar, is an action hero – powerful yet uncomplicated. Its 8GB muscle memory and hero’s storage of up to 256GB allows it to switch seamlessly between missions. The 6.67” FHD+ Flow AMOLED DotDisplay is crisp and colorful enough for any visual spectacle. And the 64MP main camera, with an ultra wide 8MP sidekick, captures moments with quality worthy of the big screen.
The POCO F5 Pro upgrades the package with the latest and most advanced Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 processor for next-level performance. The bump to 512GB of storage provides even more memory and headroom for apps and media. The higher resolution WQHD+ 120Hz AMOLED DotDisplay offers more crisp visuals, and LiquidCool Technology 2.0 further improves cooling efficiency.
Both smartphones feature competent camera systems with a 64MP main camera and 16MP front camera. They also include fast fingerprint scanners, face unlock systems, and dual speakers for an immersive entertainment experience. The POCO F5 strikes a great balance of specifications for general use at a reasonable price, while the POCO F5 Pro offers more premium specs that excel at heavy multitasking and resource-intensive tasks. Ultimately, each phone delivers its own distinct value proposition through different hardware configurations tailored towards particular types of users.
Key Feature – POCO F5 Series Offers Great Gaming Performance
The POCO F5 and POCO F5 Pro both aim to provide an outstanding mobile gaming experience, tailoring their specs and features accordingly.
The POCO F5 delivers strong performance for gamers thanks to the Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2 processor and versions up to 8GB and 12GB RAM. The 120Hz 6.67’’ AMOLED DotDisplay refreshes quickly to minimize input lag, while LiquidCool Technology 1.0 helps keep temperatures in check during intensive sessions. All of this adds up to a capable setup for both competitive and immersive gaming.
The POCO F5 Pro takes things to the next level by providing even more power and features specifically geared for avid mobile gamers. The flagship Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 processor and up to 13GB or 19GB* of RAM ensure top-notch performance, while the larger and higher resolution 120Hz AMOLED screen provides stunning visuals. LiquidCool Technology 2.0 features an advanced cooling system so the phone can handle the most demanding 3D titles without overheating. It’s an impressive setup tailored for serious mobile gamers.
However, both phones excel at the fundamentals that make for a great mobile gaming experience. Their fast refresh rate displays, high-res audio, and quick unlocking options all contribute positively. Either option would be a solid choice for those seeking a powerful and well-rounded gaming phone.
Pricing & Availability
The POCO F5 series caters to all tastes and budgets, with options to suit every style and storage need.
The POCO F5 Pro comes garbed in understated Black and White hues. Pricing starts from PHP 26,999 for the 8GB/256GB base model, up to PHP 27,999 for the top 512GB variant. The POCO F5, meanwhile, comes clothed in vibrant White, Blue and Black colors. It boasts a starting price of just Php 20,999 for the 8GB/256GB version, aimed squarely at budget-conscious buyers.
Early birds can snap up both smartphones at discounted rates, Php 18,299 and Php 20,099 for the POCO F5, and Php 18,299 and Php 20,099 for the POCO 5F Pro, beginning on May 9 via POCO’s Official Store on Shopee.
By cramming both the POCO F5 and POCO F5 Pro with advanced technologies typically found in higher-priced smartphones, the POCO F5 Series elevates the midrange category and offers more value for consumers’ money. These two smartphones demonstrate that flagship power no longer needs to come with flagship prices.