Poco is expected to unveil its new M5 series of smartphones soon. The lineup is said to include the vanilla Poco M5 and Poco M5s, which could be a rebranded Redmi Note 10S. These models are doing the rounds on various certification sites. Now, a reliable tipster has spotted the vanilla Poco M5 on Thailand’s National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) website. Interestingly, the listed handset appears to be a 4G device. However, the NBTC listing does not reveal any other specifications of the smartphone.
The alleged Poco M5 was with model number 22071219CG tarnished Tipster Mukul Sharma (@stufflistings) on the NBTC database. The handset seems to be confirmed to be heading to Thailand. The company has not yet announced any information including the price and specifications of the smartphone.
According to a recent report, the same Poco handset with another model — 22071219CI — also appeared on the IMEI, US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) databases.
The Poco M5 series is expected to run Android 12-based MIUI 13. It is said to support 2.5GHz and 5GHz dual-band Wi-Fi. Moreover, the rumored Poco M5s could be a rebranded version of the Redmi Note 10S. The report also suggests that the Poco M5s could be launched in Blue colorway with 4GB + 64GB, 4GB + 128GB and 6GB + 128GB storage options.
As the Poco M5s is said to be a rebranded Redmi Note 10S, it may also sport a 6.43-inch full-HD+ AMOLED display with a peak brightness of 1,110 nits. Under the hood, the Redmi handset packs a MediaTek Helio G95 SoC paired with a Mali-G76 MC4 GPU. It includes up to 6GB of LPDDR4X RAM and up to 128GB of UFS 2.2 storage.
For optics, the smartphone has a 64-megapixel quad rear camera setup. The center-aligned hole-punch slot also houses a 16-megapixel selfie camera.