Jakarta, Gizmology – As a smartphone brand targeting the youth segment, POCO is quite aggressive in releasing its devices in the market. Last week, the sub-brand made by Xiaomi launched the POCO M5 at a price of Rp2 million to the Indonesian market.
There are two POCO M5 series devices launched to the market, namely POCO M5s and POCO M5. Both are priced at two million, side by side, but have different segments. This article will discuss more about the POCO M5 priced at two million. As for the POCO M5s device, a separate article will be made.
According to Andi Renreng, Head of Marketing for POCO Indonesia, the POCO M series is known as a device that provides a personal experience and is in accordance with what users need. There are four series of POCO smartphones; the M series is included in the Midrange category, although POCO prefers to call it the Maximum series. Then a gimmick was made, a smartphone for the maximum generation.
“To conclude 2022, we present two of the best smartphones in its class, namely the POCO M5 and POCO M5s. Both of them were created specifically according to their respective characteristics to provide the maximum experience for POCO Fans,” said Andi, when launching the POCO M5 series at M Bloc Space, Jakarta (08/11).
POCO M5 Tech Specifications
POCO M5, priced at IDR 2 million, is intended for the Maximum Generation who prioritizes performance. Generally, they like to play mobile gaming who want a smartphone with maximum performance according to their abilities as Gen Z.
POCO sees the most important factor of a smartphone to get the maximum gaming experience is performance. But generally high performance smartphones have relatively high prices, and the POCO M5 can be the answer.
This smartphone is equipped with the fastest processor in its class today, namely the MediaTek Helio G99. This Octacore 4G processor is built on the 6 nm TSMC manufacturing process with a high-performance Cortex-A76 CPU clocking up to 2.2 GHz and an Arm Mali-G57 MC2 GPU.
In addition, performance is maximized with software optimization via HyperEngine 2.0 Lite & Game Turbo 5.0. So that the POCO M5 priced at IDR 2 million can run various heavy workloads on smartphones, including gaming to multitasking.
Playing games is maximized thanks to the 6.58” FHD+] Dot Drop Display POCO M5 which produces bright colors with excellent accuracy, and has a refresh rate of up to 90Hz.
In the photography sector, the POCO M5 priced at IDR 2 million has been equipped with a triple-back camera to capture every moment in various conditions. The configuration is a 50MP main camera, a 2MP depth camera, and a 2MP macro camera. Also a 5MP front camera for just taking selfies. With this combination, the POCO M5 can capture various moments to the fullest, whether you’re hanging out with friends or enjoying a night festival.
To support user activities, POCO M5 is equipped with a 5000mAh battery that is capable of playing games for 15 hours, 21 hours for watching, 42 hours for calling, and 476 hours on standby.
Poco M5 prices in Indonesia
Interested in having it? As mentioned above, the POCO M5 is priced at IDR 2 million in Indonesia. This smartphone has two variants. First, the variant with 4GB + 64 GB memory which is marketed at a price of IDR 2,199,000. The second variant is 6GB + 128 GB memory which is marketed at a price of Rp.2,399,000.
With a relatively thin price range, but significant memory specifications, of course the POCO M5 6GB + 128 GB variant is more attractive. However, all back to the available budget.
POCO M5, priced at IDR 2 million, can be obtained at the POCO Store and various store partners offline, such as Xiaomi Store, Xiaomi Shop, Erafone, and Xiaomi Partner. In addition, it can also be obtained online on line in PO.CO.ID and various official stores in e-commerce trusted, including Akulaku, Blibli, Lazada, Mi.com, Shopee, and Tokopedia.
Purchasing POCO M5 in this initial sale period will get Trade-in benefits cashback up to IDR 100,000 from Laku6 at partner stores.
In addition, every purchase of POCO M5 at the Xiaomi Store will have the advantage of paying through Yup. Yup offers a shopping service now pay later with 0% installments for a 40 day tenor and also other tenor options, namely 3 months, 6 months and 12 months plus cashback worth IDR 100,000.
The Indonesian version of this article can be read in Gizmologi.ID