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Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro review - Powerful mid-range phone with a high-end SoC

The fastest Poco. Xiaomi's Poco series is synonymous with affordable yet well-equipped smartphones, and the Poco F5 Pro is no exception. This 6.67-inch device boasts a high-end Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC, a 120 Hz AMOLED display with WQHD+ resolution and a full always-on function, a triple camera setup, and fast charging that takes under 1 hour.
Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro

The Xiaomi's subsidiary, Poco, has established a reputation for delivering affordable yet feature-rich smartphones. In contrast to the main Xiaomi series, Poco opts for a simpler design, but it is evident that there are few compromises in terms of internal features. This philosophy holds true for the Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro, the latest flagship in the Poco F series, which shares its technical specifications with the Redmi K60, officially available only in China.

Despite competing in the mid-range segment, the 6.67-inch Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro boasts high-end performance powered by the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1, ensuring longevity without performance bottlenecks. Speed is also a key focus for the Snapdragon 7+ Gen 1-powered Poco F5 performing at a level similar to the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1.

The Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro offers additional appeal with its 3200 x 1440 pixel AMOLED screen (WQHD+), featuring a 120 Hz refresh rate and achieving a peak brightness of over 1000 nits. It is equipped with a triple camera system, including a 64 MP lens with OIS, and a substantial 5160 mAh battery that can be fully charged in less than an hour using a 67-watt charger.

Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro (Poco F5 Series)
Processor
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 8 x 1.8 - 3.2 GHz, Cortex-X2 / A710 / A510 (Kryo) Waipio
Graphics adapter
Memory
12 GB 
, LPDDR5
Display
6.67 inch 20:9, 3200 x 1440 pixel 526 PPI, capacitive, AMOLED, WQHD+, Gorilla Glass 5, Touch sampling rate up to 480 Hz, 1920 Hz PWM dimming, glossy: yes, HDR, 120 Hz
Storage
256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash, 256 GB 
, 220.5 GB free
Connections
1 USB 2.0, USB-C Power Delivery (PD), Audio Connections: USB-C, 1 Fingerprint Reader, NFC, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Electronic compass, Gyroscope, DRM Widevine L1, Camera2 API Level 3, Miracast, IR-Blaster
Networking
Wi-Fi 6E (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/ax = Wi-Fi 6/ Wi-Fi 6E 6 GHz), Bluetooth 5.3, 2G (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz), 3G (Band 1/2/4/5/6/8/19), 4G (Band 1/2/3/4/5/7/8/18/19/20/28/38/40/41/66), 5G (Band 1/3/5/7/8/20/28/38/40/41/77/78), Dual SIM, LTE, 5G, GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 8.59 x 162.78 x 75.44 ( = 0.34 x 6.41 x 2.97 in)
Battery
5160 mAh Lithium-Polymer, 30W Wireless charging
Charging
wireless charging, fast charging / Quickcharge
Operating System
Android 13
Camera
Primary Camera: 64 MPix (Omnivision OV64B, f/1.79, 1.4µm pixel size) + 8MP ultrawide camera (f/2.2, 120° FOV) + 2MP macro camera (f/2.4); video resolution up to 8K@24fps, 4K@60fps, 1080p@60fps
Secondary Camera: 16 MPix (f/2.45; video resolution up to 1080p@60fps)
Additional features
Speakers: stereo, Keyboard: virtual, 67W charger (up to 20V/3.25A), USB Type-C Cable, SIM Eject Tool, Protective Case, Quick Start Guide, Warranty Card, Safety information, MIUI 14, 12 Months Warranty, Dolby Atmos certification, Hi-Res-Audio certification, IP53 rating, Head SAR 0.998 W/kg, Body SAR 0.997 W/kg, fanless
Weight
204 g ( = 7.2 oz / 0.45 pounds), Power Supply: 96 g ( = 3.39 oz / 0.21 pounds)
Price
629 Euro
Note: The manufacturer may use components from different suppliers including display panels, drives or memory sticks with similar specifications.

 

Potential competitors in comparison

Rating
Date
Model
Weight
Drive
Size
Resolution
Best Price
87.4 %
01/2024
Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro
SD 8+ Gen 1, Adreno 730
204 g256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash6.67"3200x1440
86.8 %
09/2023
Xiaomi Poco F5
SD 7+ Gen 2, Adreno 725
181 g256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash6.67"2400x1080
87.1 %
06/2023
Google Pixel 7a
Tensor G2, Mali-G710 MP7
193.5 g128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash6.10"2400x1080
86 %
08/2023
Honor 90 5G
SD 7 Gen 1, Adreno 644
183 g512 GB UFS 3.1 Flash6.70"2664x1200
90.5 %
03/2023
Samsung Galaxy S23
SD 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy, Adreno 740
167 g128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash6.10"2340x1080
87.7 %
12/2023
Xiaomi 13T
Dimensity 8200-Ultra, Mali-G610 MP6
197 g256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash6.67"2712x1220

Case - Plastic body with IP53 rating

Xiaomi employs a significant amount of plastic in the construction of the Poco F5 Pro. Both the matte frame and the back are crafted from polycarbonate, marking a notable improvement in tactile feel compared to smartphones in the Xiaomi series.

The back cover, featuring a high-gloss surface and carbon-look edges, exudes a stylish appearance but is prone to collecting fingerprints, particularly in our black color variant. This issue can be mitigated by utilizing the provided protective case.

Thanks to its flat display and rounded back cover along the long sides, the well-crafted Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro offers a comfortable grip, although its weight of 204 grams makes it slightly hefty. The camera module protrudes approximately 2 millimeters from the back, but its flattened sides contribute to a sleeker appearance and improved feel. The display is safeguarded by Gorilla Glass 5, and a protective film is applied at the factory.

In addition to the black test sample, the Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro is also available in white. It boasts IP53 certification, outperforming its counterpart, the Poco F5, providing protection against dust and splash water.

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Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro
Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro
Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro
Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro
Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro
Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro
Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro
Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro
Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro

Size Comparison

162.78 mm / 6.41 inch 75.44 mm / 2.97 inch 8.59 mm / 0.3382 inch 204 g0.4497 lbs162.2 mm / 6.39 inch 75.7 mm / 2.98 inch 8.49 mm / 0.3343 inch 197 g0.4343 lbs161.9 mm / 6.37 inch 74.1 mm / 2.92 inch 7.8 mm / 0.3071 inch 183 g0.4034 lbs161.11 mm / 6.34 inch 74.95 mm / 2.95 inch 7.9 mm / 0.311 inch 181 g0.399 lbs152 mm / 5.98 inch 72.9 mm / 2.87 inch 9 mm / 0.3543 inch 193.5 g0.4266 lbs146.3 mm / 5.76 inch 70.9 mm / 2.79 inch 7.6 mm / 0.2992 inch 167 g0.3682 lbs148 mm / 5.83 inch 105 mm / 4.13 inch 1 mm / 0.03937 inch 1.5 g0.00331 lbs

Connectivity - Always-On display and up to 512 GB storage

Three storage options are available for the Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro, with prices posted on the official website as of December 2023. Storage extension using a microSD card is not possible.

  •   8 GB + 256 GB: ~$500
  • 12 GB + 256 GB: ~$540
  • 12 GB + 512 GB: ~$612

The Poco F5 Pro is equipped with WiFi 6, Bluetooth 5.3, NFC, Miracast, stereo speakers, and Dolby Atmos support. An infrared transmitter on the top allows the smartphone to function as a remote control for compatible devices like TVs. Notably, the Poco F5 Pro lacks a 3.5 mm audio jack, which is available only on the Poco F5 in the current Poco F series.

The USB-C port of the Poco F5 Pro operates at USB 2.0 speed but is USB OTG-compatible, allowing connection to peripheral devices (exFAT and NTFS are supported). In a USB copy test with the Samsung 980 Pro in the Asus ROG Strix Arion Case, the USB-C port achieved a data throughput of 31.6 MB/s, a typical value for USB 2.0.

Unlike the Poco F5, the Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro features a 'real' always-on display. While the screen of its counterpart can only be left on temporarily, the AMOLED screen of the Poco F5 Pro can be left on permanently if desired.

left: no connections
left: no connections
right: volume rocker, power button
right: volume rocker, power button
head side: loudspeaker, IR blaster, microphone
head side: loudspeaker, IR blaster, microphone
Fußseite: Lautsprecher, USB-C 2.0, Mikrofon, SIM-Fach
foot side: speaker, USB-C 2.0, microphone, SIM compartment

Software - Android 13 and an unclear update supply

The Poco F5 Pro operates on Xiaomi's in-house user interface, MIUI 14, which is built on Android 13. As of the testing date in December 2023, the smartphone had Android security patches dated July 1, 2023, indicating that the patches are already outdated.

Xiaomi has not provided specific information regarding the duration of OS upgrades and security updates for the Poco F5 Pro, and the smartphone is not listed in the Xiaomi Security Center. However, it can be assumed that the device may receive OS upgrades for 2 years and security updates for 3 years. While this is a reasonable timeframe, it falls short when compared to competitors. For instance, Samsung offers a more extended support period; the Galaxy S23, for example, receives four OS upgrades and an additional year of security patches.

Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro
Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro
Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro
Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro
Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro
Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro
Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro
Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro

Communication and GNSS - WiFi 6E and precise GPS

Having a smartphone with WiFi 6E is not common in the mid-range, but the Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro boasts this advanced wireless module. As a result, it achieves impressive transfer rates of up to 1738 MBit/s when paired with our reference router, the Asus ROG Rapture GT-AXE11000, although these rates are not always perfectly stable

While the Poco F5 also supports WiFi 6E, its WLAN performance is slightly inferior to that of the Poco F5 Pro, likely due to differences in the SoC.

Regarding mobile coverage, the Poco F5 Pro offers a slightly more limited range compared to its counterparts in the Xiaomi series. It is well-suited with 15 4G and 12 5G bands, however it may not be the greatest choice for global travel.

Networking
Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro
iperf3 receive AXE11000
1573 (min: 1358) MBit/s ∼95%
iperf3 transmit AXE11000
1716 (min: 1119) MBit/s ∼98%
iperf3 transmit AXE11000 6GHz
1738 (min: 1597) MBit/s ∼97%
iperf3 receive AXE11000 6GHz
1153 (min: 847) MBit/s ∼73%
Xiaomi Poco F5
iperf3 receive AXE11000
686 (min: 509) MBit/s ∼41%
iperf3 transmit AXE11000
662 (min: 93) MBit/s ∼38%
iperf3 transmit AXE11000 6GHz
1694 (min: 1558) MBit/s ∼94%
iperf3 receive AXE11000 6GHz
1484 (min: 1288) MBit/s ∼93%
Google Pixel 7a
iperf3 receive AXE11000
957 (min: 475) MBit/s ∼58%
iperf3 transmit AXE11000
819 (min: 499) MBit/s ∼47%
iperf3 transmit AXE11000 6GHz
930 (min: 471) MBit/s ∼52%
iperf3 receive AXE11000 6GHz
934 (min: 915) MBit/s ∼59%
Honor 90 5G
iperf3 receive AXE11000
910 (min: 839) MBit/s ∼55%
iperf3 transmit AXE11000
939 (min: 470) MBit/s ∼54%
Samsung Galaxy S23
iperf3 receive AXE11000
1659 (min: 1603) MBit/s ∼100%
iperf3 transmit AXE11000
1749 (min: 1253) MBit/s ∼100%
iperf3 transmit AXE11000 6GHz
1799 (min: 1744) MBit/s ∼100%
iperf3 receive AXE11000 6GHz
1590 (min: 1562) MBit/s ∼100%
Xiaomi 13T
iperf3 receive AXE11000
920 (min: 904) MBit/s ∼55%
iperf3 transmit AXE11000
919 (min: 493) MBit/s ∼53%
Average of class Smartphone
iperf3 receive AXE11000
655 (min: 34.8) MBit/s ∼39%
iperf3 transmit AXE11000
692 (min: 40.5) MBit/s ∼40%
iperf3 transmit AXE11000 6GHz
1536 (min: 229) MBit/s ∼85%
iperf3 receive AXE11000 6GHz
1364 (min: 598) MBit/s ∼86%
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Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1, Qualcomm Adreno 730; iperf3 transmit AXE11000 6GHz; iperf 3.1.3: Ø1738 (1597-1857)
Xiaomi Poco F5 Qualcomm Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2, Qualcomm Adreno 725; iperf3 transmit AXE11000 6GHz; iperf 3.1.3: Ø1694 (1558-1797)
Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1, Qualcomm Adreno 730; iperf3 receive AXE11000 6GHz; iperf 3.1.3: Ø1152 (847-1341)
Xiaomi Poco F5 Qualcomm Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2, Qualcomm Adreno 725; iperf3 receive AXE11000 6GHz; iperf 3.1.3: Ø1482 (1288-1645)
Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1, Qualcomm Adreno 730; iperf3 receive AXE11000; iperf 3.1.3: Ø1572 (1358-1639)
Xiaomi Poco F5 Qualcomm Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2, Qualcomm Adreno 725; iperf3 receive AXE11000; iperf 3.1.3: Ø685 (509-788)
Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1, Qualcomm Adreno 730; iperf3 transmit AXE11000; iperf 3.1.3: Ø1716 (1119-1807)
Xiaomi Poco F5 Qualcomm Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2, Qualcomm Adreno 725; iperf3 transmit AXE11000; iperf 3.1.3: Ø676 (93-788)
GPS reception inside the building
GPS reception inside the building
GPS reception outside
GPS reception outside

The Poco smartphone uses GPS (L1), Glonass (L1), Galileo (E1), Beidou (B1), and QZSS (L1) satellite navigation systems, all of which operate on single-band frequencies.

In our practical test, we assessed the Poco F5 Pro's ability to accurately determine its location. The smartphone recorded the distance covered during an approximately 10-kilometer bike ride, and the results were compared to those of the Garmin Venu 2 fitness smartwatch. Despite the differences between the two devices, they exhibited a similarly high level of accuracy. This performance bodes well for all navigation-related tasks, earning a thumbs up for the Poco F5 Pro.

GNS test: summary
GNS test: summary
GNS test: around the lake
GNS test: around the lake
GNS test: turning point
GNS test: turning point

Phone features and voice quality

The Poco F5 Pro has two nano SIM card slots that allow 5G, VoLTE, and Wi-Fi calls. During testing, the smartphone's speech quality was excellent. Calls via mobile and landline networks reproduced callers' voices clearly and intelligibly, with effective filtering out of distracting background noise.

Cameras - Triple camera with 64 MP and OIS

Recorded with the selfie camera
Recorded with the selfie camera

The Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro features a concealed selfie camera with a 16 MP resolution behind a punch-hole cut-out. It is capable of recording videos with a maximum of Full HD at 30 frames per second. Selfies taken with the 16 MP camera exhibit balanced exposure, and the images display good sharpness and dynamics.

On the back, the triple camera setup is led by the OmniVision OV64B. This sensor is responsible for capturing images with the 64 MP main camera (f/1.79), utilizing 4-in-1 pixel binning to produce 16 MP photos (pixel size 1.4 µm) with optical image stabilization support. The main camera also handles zoom shots, achieving up to 10x digital magnification.

In favorable lighting conditions, images from the main camera impress with good sharpness and natural colors. However, in low-light conditions, the difference in quality compared to flagship cameras becomes noticeable, producing very dark and blurred images in the test. The main camera supports video recording with a maximum of 8K at 24 frames per second, while 4K can be recorded at up to 60 FPS. The Poco F5 lacks the 8K recording option. Users can switch between the main and ultra-wide cameras when recording video by adjusting the zoom factor.

The 8 MP ultra-wide-angle camera offers a 120° field of view and delivers solid image quality. Overall, pictures tend to show less detail and are often blurred and distorted at the edges. The third lens in the camera ensemble is a 2 MP macro camera, which, in practice, proves less useful compared to a telephoto camera typically found in higher-priced smartphones.

Image Comparison

Choose a scene and navigate within the first image. One click changes the position on touchscreens. One click on the zoomed-in image opens the original in a new window. The first image shows the scaled photograph of the test device.

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Lastly, under controlled lighting conditions, we analyzed how accurately the main camera could reproduce the reference colors of the ColorChecker color chart. With a maximum Delta-E of 19.23, the main camera revealed significant deviations from the ideal, particularly with darker green and blue tones.

In optimal lighting conditions, the test chart was reproduced sharply with only slight brightening at the edges, an effect that even some high-end cameras might have displayed. Under low-light conditions (1 lux residual light), the main camera's weakness became apparent, as practically nothing of the test chart was visible.

ColorChecker
16.9 ∆E
11.6 ∆E
15.2 ∆E
13.6 ∆E
13.1 ∆E
10 ∆E
12.9 ∆E
19.2 ∆E
10.4 ∆E
7.6 ∆E
8.6 ∆E
6.5 ∆E
15 ∆E
16.5 ∆E
12 ∆E
4.3 ∆E
9.3 ∆E
14.8 ∆E
4.3 ∆E
5.8 ∆E
12.1 ∆E
11.1 ∆E
3 ∆E
6.2 ∆E
ColorChecker Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro: 10.83 ∆E min: 3 - max: 19.23 ∆E
ColorChecker
29.8 ∆E
54.3 ∆E
39.3 ∆E
36.1 ∆E
44.7 ∆E
63.2 ∆E
53.8 ∆E
35.2 ∆E
42.9 ∆E
27.7 ∆E
66.2 ∆E
65 ∆E
30.3 ∆E
48.6 ∆E
37.2 ∆E
76.8 ∆E
43.5 ∆E
43.4 ∆E
92.9 ∆E
71 ∆E
52 ∆E
37 ∆E
23.9 ∆E
14 ∆E
ColorChecker Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro: 47.03 ∆E min: 14.02 - max: 92.94 ∆E

Accessories and Warranty - 67-watt power supply unit included

The 67-watt power supply unit
The 67-watt power supply unit

The scope of delivery includes a 67-watt power adapter, a USB-C cable (Type A to C), a SIM pin, a transparent a protective sleeve, a quick start guide, and two additional leaflets with warranty and safety information.

Xiaomi offers a 24-month warranty on the Poco F5 Pro in the United States.

Input devices & operation - 120 Hz and high touch sampling rate

The AMOLED panel of the Poco F5 Pro operates with a touch sensitivity of 480 Hz, ensuring quick responsiveness to inputs. Combined with a refresh rate of up to 120 Hz, this results in very smooth operation. The vibration motor provides precise feedback.

The fingerprint sensor of the Poco F5 Pro is located under the display and boasts a high recognition rate. Additionally, the device offers biometric authentication through a 2D face scan using the selfie camera. While this method is reliable, it is less secure and requires sufficient ambient light or display brightness to function properly.

Keyboard landscape mode
Keyboard landscape mode
Keyboard portrait mode
Keyboard portrait mode

Display - Bright AMOLED panel with WQHD+

Subpixel
Subpixel

The Poco F5 Pro's 6.67-inch AMOLED panel exceeds expectations, making it one of the few mid-range smartphones to support dual resolutions. Similar to the Poco F5, it displays content in Full HD (2,400 x 1,080 pixels) as standard. To get an even crisper view, customers can convert from Full HD to WQHD+, which has a resolution of 3,200 x 1,440 pixels, with the Poco F5 Pro's additional display settings option.

In its default setting, the screen dynamically adjusts between 60 and 120 Hz based on the content. Alternatively, users can fix the refresh rate at 60 or 120 Hz. Alongside support for HDR10 and HDR10+, the display also accommodates HLG and Dolby Vision.

Xiaomi claims a maximum brightness of 1400 nits for the Poco F5 Pro's AMOLED panel. In a measurement with an even distribution of bright and dark image areas (APL18), the display achieves a commendable 1224 cd/m², though it falls slightly short of the manufacturer's specification. When displaying HDR content, the AMOLED panel reaches up to 1180 cd/m² in testing.

The AMOLED panel employs pulse width modulation (PWM) for screen brightness control, resulting in unavoidable screen flickering. However, the amplitude curve maintains a constant 120 Hz, which, despite appearing initially low, is consistent across the entire brightness spectrum, contributing to an overall eye-friendly experience. Additionally, Xiaomi uses PWM dimming at a high frequency of 1920 Hz, enhancing comfort for sensitive users.

999
cd/m²
1002
cd/m²
1031
cd/m²
991
cd/m²
1002
cd/m²
1025
cd/m²
984
cd/m²
992
cd/m²
1013
cd/m²
Distribution of brightness
tested with X-Rite i1Pro 3
Maximum: 1031 cd/m² (Nits) Average: 1004.3 cd/m² Minimum: 2.16 cd/m²
Brightness Distribution: 95 %
Center on Battery: 1002 cd/m²
Contrast: ∞:1 (Black: 0 cd/m²)
ΔE Color 0.8 | 0.5-29.43 Ø5
ΔE Greyscale 1.4 | 0.57-98 Ø5.3
98.4% sRGB (Calman 2D)
Gamma: 2.23
Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro
AMOLED, 3200x1440, 6.67
Xiaomi Poco F5
AMOLED, 2400x1080, 6.67
Google Pixel 7a
OLED, 2400x1080, 6.10
Honor 90 5G
AMOLED, 2664x1200, 6.70
Samsung Galaxy S23
Dynamic AMOLED 2x, 2340x1080, 6.10
Xiaomi 13T
AMOLED, 2712x1220, 6.67
Screen
-58%
-15%
-57%
-100%
10%
Brightness middle
1002
1034
3%
1006
0%
1180
18%
1125
12%
1254
25%
Brightness
1004
1033
3%
1010
1%
1202
20%
1122
12%
1250
25%
Brightness Distribution
95
93
-2%
95
0%
88
-7%
96
1%
93
-2%
Black Level *
Colorchecker dE 2000 *
0.8
1.9
-138%
1.1
-38%
1.5
-88%
3.2
-300%
0.8
-0%
Colorchecker dE 2000 max. *
1.7
3.7
-118%
2.5
-47%
4.8
-182%
4.9
-188%
1.6
6%
Greyscale dE 2000 *
1.4
2.7
-93%
1.5
-7%
2.8
-100%
3.3
-136%
1.3
7%
Gamma
2.23 99%
2.24 98%
2.25 98%
2.25 98%
1.97 112%
2.21 100%
CCT
6468 100%
6917 94%
6531 100%
6489 100%
6504 100%
6350 102%

* ... smaller is better

Screen Flickering / PWM (Pulse-Width Modulation)

To dim the screen, some notebooks will simply cycle the backlight on and off in rapid succession - a method called Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) . This cycling frequency should ideally be undetectable to the human eye. If said frequency is too low, users with sensitive eyes may experience strain or headaches or even notice the flickering altogether.
Screen flickering / PWM detected 120.3 Hz

The display backlight flickers at 120.3 Hz (worst case, e.g., utilizing PWM) .

The frequency of 120.3 Hz is very low, so the flickering may cause eyestrain and headaches after extended use.

In comparison: 53 % of all tested devices do not use PWM to dim the display. If PWM was detected, an average of 17900 (minimum: 5 - maximum: 3846000) Hz was measured.

minimum display brightness
min.
25 % display brightness
25 %
50 % display brightness
50 %
75 % display brightness
75 %
maximum manual display brightness
100 %

Measurement series with fixed zoom level and different brightness settings

The Poco F5 Pro provides users with three color profiles - Vivid, Saturated, and Original Color - to tailor the display settings to their preferences. Additionally, advanced options for adjusting color temperature, color space, and color saturation are available.

Measurement using a spectrophotometer and Calman analysis software reveals that Xiaomi has meticulously calibrated the display at the factory. The AMOLED panel shows optimal color reproduction in the Original Color profile, consistently delivering nearly ideal values for image parameters, including color temperature, gamma, and RGB balance

Color fidelity (color scheme original color, color temperature standard, target color space sRGB)
Color fidelity (color scheme original color, color temperature standard, target color space sRGB)
Color space (color scheme original color, color temperature standard, target color space sRGB)
Color space (color scheme original color, color temperature standard, target color space sRGB)
Grayscale (color scheme original color, color temperature standard, target color space sRGB)
Grayscale (color scheme original color, color temperature standard, target color space sRGB)
Color saturation (color scheme original color, color temperature standard, target color space sRGB)
Color saturation (color scheme original color, color temperature standard, target color space sRGB)

Display Response Times

Display response times show how fast the screen is able to change from one color to the next. Slow response times can lead to afterimages and can cause moving objects to appear blurry (ghosting). Gamers of fast-paced 3D titles should pay special attention to fast response times.
       Response Time Black to White
1.13 ms ... rise ↗ and fall ↘ combined↗ 0.569 ms rise
↘ 0.559 ms fall
The screen shows very fast response rates in our tests and should be very well suited for fast-paced gaming.
In comparison, all tested devices range from 0.1 (minimum) to 240 (maximum) ms. » 2 % of all devices are better.
This means that the measured response time is better than the average of all tested devices (21.5 ms).
       Response Time 50% Grey to 80% Grey
1.09 ms ... rise ↗ and fall ↘ combined↗ 0.527 ms rise
↘ 0.5615 ms fall
The screen shows very fast response rates in our tests and should be very well suited for fast-paced gaming.
In comparison, all tested devices range from 0.2 (minimum) to 636 (maximum) ms. » 2 % of all devices are better.
This means that the measured response time is better than the average of all tested devices (33.7 ms).

Outdoors, the Poco F5 Pro's AMOLED panel shines with outstanding readability, efficiently showing content even in direct sunlight. An optional sunlight mode is provided to improve the display's adaptability to bright ambient light. The ambient light sensor demonstrates swift responsiveness to changing light conditions.

Outdoor use (automatic brightness)
Outdoor use (automatic brightness)
Outdoor use (maximum brightness)
Outdoor use (maximum brightness)

The display has excellent viewing angle stability, with brightness practically remaining constant even at flat viewing angles. A little colour shift, typical of AMOLED panels, may occur, although it has no negative impact on readability.

Viewing angle
Viewing angle

Performance - Poco F5 Pro with Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1

Equipped with the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1, the Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro leverages a high-end SoC from 2022, currently delivering ample power to stand at the forefront. While the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1's prowess may not set new records in 2024, it ensures a seamlessly smooth system in everyday use, with enough performance reserves for upcoming generations of apps and games.

In comparisons with similarly priced mid-range smartphones, the Poco F5 Pro consistently ranks at the top. In synthetic benchmarks, the Xiaomi smartphone falls behind the Samsung Galaxy S23 which employs the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy. Noteworthy exceptions include PCMark and the AI benchmarks UL Procyon AI and AImark.

Comparatively, the Poco F5, featuring the Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2 shows only marginal overall performance differences with the Poco F5 Pro in everyday use. Notably, the Poco F5 Pro outperforms its counterpart in AI benchmarks, an area where the Poco F5 shows comparatively lower proficiency.

Geekbench 5.5
Single-Core
Samsung Galaxy S23
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy, Adreno 740, 8192
1549 Points +22%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1
  (897 - 1389, n=23)
1280 Points +1%
Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1, Adreno 730, 12288
1266 Points
Xiaomi Poco F5
Qualcomm Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2, Adreno 725, 8192
1225 Points -3%
Google Pixel 7a
Google Tensor G2, Mali-G710 MP7, 8192
1036 Points -18%
Xiaomi 13T
MediaTek Dimensity 8200-Ultra, Mali-G610 MP6, 8192
1018 Points -20%
Average of class Smartphone
  (119 - 2138, n=217, last 2 years)
918 Points -27%
Honor 90 5G
Qualcomm Snapdragon 7 Gen 1, Adreno 644, 12288
826 Points -35%
Multi-Core
Samsung Galaxy S23
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy, Adreno 740, 8192
4974 Points +25%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1
  (3782 - 4436, n=23)
4173 Points +5%
Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1, Adreno 730, 12288
3965 Points
Xiaomi Poco F5
Qualcomm Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2, Adreno 725, 8192
3948 Points 0%
Xiaomi 13T
MediaTek Dimensity 8200-Ultra, Mali-G610 MP6, 8192
3833 Points -3%
Honor 90 5G
Qualcomm Snapdragon 7 Gen 1, Adreno 644, 12288
3094 Points -22%
Google Pixel 7a
Google Tensor G2, Mali-G710 MP7, 8192
3093 Points -22%
Average of class Smartphone
  (473 - 6681, n=217, last 2 years)
3009 Points -24%
Geekbench 6.2
Single-Core
Samsung Galaxy S23
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy, Adreno 740, 8192
1984 Points +14%
Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1, Adreno 730, 12288
1741 Points
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1
  (1530 - 1806, n=5)
1719 Points -1%
Xiaomi Poco F5
Qualcomm Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2, Adreno 725, 8192
1687 Points -3%
Google Pixel 7a
Google Tensor G2, Mali-G710 MP7, 8192
1428 Points -18%
Average of class Smartphone
  (193 - 2930, n=103, last 2 years)
1409 Points -19%
Xiaomi 13T
MediaTek Dimensity 8200-Ultra, Mali-G610 MP6, 8192
1252 Points -28%
Honor 90 5G
Qualcomm Snapdragon 7 Gen 1, Adreno 644, 12288
1119 Points -36%
Multi-Core
Samsung Galaxy S23
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy, Adreno 740, 8192
5149 Points +18%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1
  (4140 - 4690, n=5)
4483 Points +3%
Xiaomi Poco F5
Qualcomm Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2, Adreno 725, 8192
4378 Points +1%
Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1, Adreno 730, 12288
4346 Points
Xiaomi 13T
MediaTek Dimensity 8200-Ultra, Mali-G610 MP6, 8192
4034 Points -7%
Average of class Smartphone
  (845 - 7408, n=103, last 2 years)
3888 Points -11%
Google Pixel 7a
Google Tensor G2, Mali-G710 MP7, 8192
3383 Points -22%
Honor 90 5G
Qualcomm Snapdragon 7 Gen 1, Adreno 644, 12288
3261 Points -25%
Antutu v9 - Total Score
Samsung Galaxy S23
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy, Adreno 740, 8192
1134684 Points +3%
Xiaomi Poco F5
Qualcomm Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2, Adreno 725, 8192
1115567 Points +1%
Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1, Adreno 730, 12288
1100815 Points
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1
  (782013 - 1119358, n=21)
997518 Points -9%
Xiaomi 13T
MediaTek Dimensity 8200-Ultra, Mali-G610 MP6, 8192
903102 Points -18%
Average of class Smartphone
  (102602 - 1650926, n=153, last 2 years)
738503 Points -33%
Google Pixel 7a
Google Tensor G2, Mali-G710 MP7, 8192
657414 Points -40%
Honor 90 5G
Qualcomm Snapdragon 7 Gen 1, Adreno 644, 12288
593635 Points -46%
PCMark for Android - Work 3.0
Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1, Adreno 730, 12288
15774 Points
Samsung Galaxy S23
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy, Adreno 740, 8192
15270 Points -3%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1
  (11029 - 17727, n=22)
14796 Points -6%
Xiaomi Poco F5
Qualcomm Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2, Adreno 725, 8192
14143 Points -10%
Xiaomi 13T
MediaTek Dimensity 8200-Ultra, Mali-G610 MP6, 8192
13966 Points -11%
Honor 90 5G
Qualcomm Snapdragon 7 Gen 1, Adreno 644, 12288
12265 Points -22%
Average of class Smartphone
  (4761 - 21385, n=213, last 2 years)
11798 Points -25%
Google Pixel 7a
Google Tensor G2, Mali-G710 MP7, 8192
11736 Points -26%
CrossMark - Overall
Samsung Galaxy S23
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy, Adreno 740, 8192
1221 Points +17%
Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1, Adreno 730, 12288
1041 Points
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1
  (749 - 1178, n=21)
1033 Points -1%
Google Pixel 7a
Google Tensor G2, Mali-G710 MP7, 8192
934 Points -10%
Xiaomi 13T
MediaTek Dimensity 8200-Ultra, Mali-G610 MP6, 8192
872 Points -16%
Average of class Smartphone
  (200 - 1474, n=165, last 2 years)
837 Points -20%
Xiaomi Poco F5
Qualcomm Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2, Adreno 725, 8192
817 Points -22%
Honor 90 5G
Qualcomm Snapdragon 7 Gen 1, Adreno 644, 12288
704 Points -32%
BaseMark OS II
Overall
Samsung Galaxy S23
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy, Adreno 740, 8192
8830 Points +21%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1
  (5642 - 8753, n=21)
7507 Points +3%
Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1, Adreno 730, 12288
7296 Points
Xiaomi 13T
MediaTek Dimensity 8200-Ultra, Mali-G610 MP6, 8192
5971 Points -18%
Google Pixel 7a
Google Tensor G2, Mali-G710 MP7, 8192
5751 Points -21%
Average of class Smartphone
  (411 - 11438, n=165, last 2 years)
5745 Points -21%
Xiaomi Poco F5
Qualcomm Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2, Adreno 725, 8192
5089 Points -30%
Honor 90 5G
Qualcomm Snapdragon 7 Gen 1, Adreno 644, 12288
4296 Points -41%
System
Samsung Galaxy S23
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy, Adreno 740, 8192
14401 Points +24%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1
  (8750 - 13563, n=21)
11842 Points +2%
Xiaomi 13T
MediaTek Dimensity 8200-Ultra, Mali-G610 MP6, 8192
11727 Points +1%
Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1, Adreno 730, 12288
11651 Points
Average of class Smartphone
  (2376 - 16475, n=165, last 2 years)
9678 Points -17%
Honor 90 5G
Qualcomm Snapdragon 7 Gen 1, Adreno 644, 12288
8634 Points -26%
Google Pixel 7a
Google Tensor G2, Mali-G710 MP7, 8192
7803 Points -33%
Xiaomi Poco F5
Qualcomm Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2, Adreno 725, 8192
7446 Points -36%
Memory
Samsung Galaxy S23
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy, Adreno 740, 8192
8871 Points +29%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1
  (3871 - 9114, n=21)
7549 Points +10%
Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1, Adreno 730, 12288
6863 Points
Xiaomi 13T
MediaTek Dimensity 8200-Ultra, Mali-G610 MP6, 8192
6298 Points -8%
Average of class Smartphone
  (670 - 12716, n=165, last 2 years)
6250 Points -9%
Google Pixel 7a
Google Tensor G2, Mali-G710 MP7, 8192
5126 Points -25%
Xiaomi Poco F5
Qualcomm Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2, Adreno 725, 8192
4374 Points -36%
Honor 90 5G
Qualcomm Snapdragon 7 Gen 1, Adreno 644, 12288
3640 Points -47%
Graphics
Samsung Galaxy S23
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy, Adreno 740, 8192
26748 Points +29%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1
  (16742 - 26660, n=21)
21295 Points +3%
Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1, Adreno 730, 12288
20731 Points
Xiaomi Poco F5
Qualcomm Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2, Adreno 725, 8192
15847 Points -24%
Google Pixel 7a
Google Tensor G2, Mali-G710 MP7, 8192
15766 Points -24%
Average of class Smartphone
  (697 - 58651, n=165, last 2 years)
14101 Points -32%
Xiaomi 13T
MediaTek Dimensity 8200-Ultra, Mali-G610 MP6, 8192
11101 Points -46%
Honor 90 5G
Qualcomm Snapdragon 7 Gen 1, Adreno 644, 12288
8150 Points -61%
Web
Samsung Galaxy S23
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy, Adreno 740, 8192
1779 Points +4%
Google Pixel 7a
Google Tensor G2, Mali-G710 MP7, 8192
1734 Points +1%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1
  (1198 - 2006, n=21)
1713 Points 0%
Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1, Adreno 730, 12288
1709 Points
Xiaomi 13T
MediaTek Dimensity 8200-Ultra, Mali-G610 MP6, 8192
1550 Points -9%
Average of class Smartphone
  (10 - 2145, n=165, last 2 years)
1494 Points -13%
Xiaomi Poco F5
Qualcomm Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2, Adreno 725, 8192
1384 Points -19%
Honor 90 5G
Qualcomm Snapdragon 7 Gen 1, Adreno 644, 12288
1330 Points -22%
UL Procyon AI Inference for Android - Overall Score NNAPI
Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1, Adreno 730, 12288
74958 Points
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1
  (3291 - 84787, n=19)
47040 Points -37%
Google Pixel 7a
Google Tensor G2, Mali-G710 MP7, 8192
43053 Points -43%
Xiaomi 13T
MediaTek Dimensity 8200-Ultra, Mali-G610 MP6, 8192
26303 Points -65%
Average of class Smartphone
  (207 - 84787, n=150, last 2 years)
21814 Points -71%
Samsung Galaxy S23
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy, Adreno 740, 8192
16702 Points -78%
Xiaomi Poco F5
Qualcomm Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2, Adreno 725, 8192
10511 Points -86%
Honor 90 5G
Qualcomm Snapdragon 7 Gen 1, Adreno 644, 12288
7374 Points -90%
AImark - Score v3.x
Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1, Adreno 730, 12288
124195 Points
Honor 90 5G
Qualcomm Snapdragon 7 Gen 1, Adreno 644, 12288
46207 Points -63%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1
  (887 - 128240, n=9)
29608 Points -76%
Xiaomi 13T
MediaTek Dimensity 8200-Ultra, Mali-G610 MP6, 8192
22237 Points -82%
Average of class Smartphone
  (298 - 245629, n=105, last 2 years)
17833 Points -86%
Samsung Galaxy S23
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy, Adreno 740, 8192
1320 Points -99%
Xiaomi Poco F5
Qualcomm Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2, Adreno 725, 8192
1189 Points -99%
Google Pixel 7a
Google Tensor G2, Mali-G710 MP7, 8192
805 Points -99%

Featuring the Adreno 730 GPU, the Poco F5 Pro delivers robust graphics performance. Impressively, it achieves 22 fps in the demanding 4K Aztec Ruins benchmark from GFXBench, indicating smooth gameplay even for high-resolution games. In contrast, the Poco F5, equipped with the Adreno 725 GPU, performs less optimally, particularly in the challenging 3D tests of GFXBench. Despite this, both smartphones exhibit nearly identical speeds in 3DMark. 

3DMark / Wild Life Extreme Unlimited
Samsung Galaxy S23
Adreno 740, SD 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
3699 Points +78%
Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro
Adreno 730, SD 8+ Gen 1, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
2079 Points
Xiaomi Poco F5
Adreno 725, SD 7+ Gen 2, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
1968 Points -5%
Google Pixel 7a
Mali-G710 MP7, Tensor G2, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
1832 Points -12%
Xiaomi 13T
Mali-G610 MP6, Dimensity 8200-Ultra, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
1690 Points -19%
Honor 90 5G
Adreno 644, SD 7 Gen 1, 512 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
854 Points -59%
3DMark / Wild Life Extreme
Samsung Galaxy S23
Adreno 740, SD 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
3857 Points +82%
Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro
Adreno 730, SD 8+ Gen 1, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
2121 Points
Xiaomi Poco F5
Adreno 725, SD 7+ Gen 2, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
1984 Points -6%
Google Pixel 7a
Mali-G710 MP7, Tensor G2, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
1860 Points -12%
Xiaomi 13T
Mali-G610 MP6, Dimensity 8200-Ultra, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
1725 Points -19%
Honor 90 5G
Adreno 644, SD 7 Gen 1, 512 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
854 Points -60%
3DMark / Wild Life Unlimited Score
Samsung Galaxy S23
Adreno 740, SD 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
13911 Points +68%
Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro
Adreno 730, SD 8+ Gen 1, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
8294 Points
Xiaomi Poco F5
Adreno 725, SD 7+ Gen 2, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
7701 Points -7%
Google Pixel 7a
Mali-G710 MP7, Tensor G2, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
6855 Points -17%
Xiaomi 13T
Mali-G610 MP6, Dimensity 8200-Ultra, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
6439 Points -22%
Honor 90 5G
Adreno 644, SD 7 Gen 1, 512 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
3137 Points -62%
3DMark / Wild Life Score
Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro
Adreno 730, SD 8+ Gen 1, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
8097 Points
Xiaomi Poco F5
Adreno 725, SD 7+ Gen 2, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
7684 Points -5%
Google Pixel 7a
Mali-G710 MP7, Tensor G2, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
6557 Points -19%
Xiaomi 13T
Mali-G610 MP6, Dimensity 8200-Ultra, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
6480 Points -20%
Honor 90 5G
Adreno 644, SD 7 Gen 1, 512 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
3146 Points -61%
3DMark / Sling Shot Extreme (ES 3.1) Unlimited Physics
Samsung Galaxy S23
Adreno 740, SD 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
6185 Points +42%
Xiaomi 13T
Mali-G610 MP6, Dimensity 8200-Ultra, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
6043 Points +38%
Xiaomi Poco F5
Adreno 725, SD 7+ Gen 2, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
4985 Points +14%
Honor 90 5G
Adreno 644, SD 7 Gen 1, 512 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
4501 Points +3%
Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro
Adreno 730, SD 8+ Gen 1, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
4370 Points
Google Pixel 7a
Mali-G710 MP7, Tensor G2, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
4267 Points -2%
3DMark / Sling Shot Extreme (ES 3.1) Unlimited Graphics
Samsung Galaxy S23
Adreno 740, SD 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
21767 Points +37%
Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro
Adreno 730, SD 8+ Gen 1, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
15933 Points
Xiaomi Poco F5
Adreno 725, SD 7+ Gen 2, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
14801 Points -7%
Google Pixel 7a
Mali-G710 MP7, Tensor G2, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
10121 Points -36%
Xiaomi 13T
Mali-G610 MP6, Dimensity 8200-Ultra, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
10067 Points -37%
Honor 90 5G
Adreno 644, SD 7 Gen 1, 512 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
7388 Points -54%
3DMark / Sling Shot Extreme (ES 3.1) Unlimited
Samsung Galaxy S23
Adreno 740, SD 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
13955 Points +39%
Xiaomi Poco F5
Adreno 725, SD 7+ Gen 2, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
10274 Points +2%
Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro
Adreno 730, SD 8+ Gen 1, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
10033 Points
Xiaomi 13T
Mali-G610 MP6, Dimensity 8200-Ultra, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
8769 Points -13%
Google Pixel 7a
Mali-G710 MP7, Tensor G2, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
7756 Points -23%
Honor 90 5G
Adreno 644, SD 7 Gen 1, 512 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
6466 Points -36%
GFXBench (DX / GLBenchmark) 2.7 / T-Rex Onscreen
Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro
Adreno 730, SD 8+ Gen 1, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
121 fps
Samsung Galaxy S23
Adreno 740, SD 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
120 fps -1%
Xiaomi Poco F5
Adreno 725, SD 7+ Gen 2, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
120 fps -1%
Xiaomi 13T
Mali-G610 MP6, Dimensity 8200-Ultra, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
120 fps -1%
Google Pixel 7a
Mali-G710 MP7, Tensor G2, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
90 fps -26%
Honor 90 5G
Adreno 644, SD 7 Gen 1, 512 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
60 fps -50%
GFXBench (DX / GLBenchmark) 2.7 / T-Rex Offscreen
Samsung Galaxy S23
Adreno 740, SD 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
459 fps +7%
Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro
Adreno 730, SD 8+ Gen 1, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
429 fps
Xiaomi Poco F5
Adreno 725, SD 7+ Gen 2, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
359 fps -16%
Xiaomi 13T
Mali-G610 MP6, Dimensity 8200-Ultra, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
262 fps -39%
Google Pixel 7a
Mali-G710 MP7, Tensor G2, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
248 fps -42%
Honor 90 5G
Adreno 644, SD 7 Gen 1, 512 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
158 fps -63%
GFXBench 3.0 / Manhattan Onscreen OGL
Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro
Adreno 730, SD 8+ Gen 1, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
121 fps
Samsung Galaxy S23
Adreno 740, SD 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
120 fps -1%
Xiaomi Poco F5
Adreno 725, SD 7+ Gen 2, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
119 fps -2%
Xiaomi 13T
Mali-G610 MP6, Dimensity 8200-Ultra, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
104 fps -14%
Google Pixel 7a
Mali-G710 MP7, Tensor G2, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
90 fps -26%
Honor 90 5G
Adreno 644, SD 7 Gen 1, 512 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
60 fps -50%
GFXBench 3.0 / 1080p Manhattan Offscreen
Samsung Galaxy S23
Adreno 740, SD 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
271 fps +51%
Xiaomi Poco F5
Adreno 725, SD 7+ Gen 2, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
232 fps +30%
Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro
Adreno 730, SD 8+ Gen 1, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
179 fps
Xiaomi 13T
Mali-G610 MP6, Dimensity 8200-Ultra, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
157 fps -12%
Google Pixel 7a
Mali-G710 MP7, Tensor G2, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
134 fps -25%
Honor 90 5G
Adreno 644, SD 7 Gen 1, 512 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
94 fps -47%
GFXBench 3.1 / Manhattan ES 3.1 Onscreen
Samsung Galaxy S23
Adreno 740, SD 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
120 fps +1%
Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro
Adreno 730, SD 8+ Gen 1, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
119 fps
Xiaomi Poco F5
Adreno 725, SD 7+ Gen 2, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
115 fps -3%
Xiaomi 13T
Mali-G610 MP6, Dimensity 8200-Ultra, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
70 fps -41%
Google Pixel 7a
Mali-G710 MP7, Tensor G2, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
56 fps -53%
Honor 90 5G
Adreno 644, SD 7 Gen 1, 512 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
55 fps -54%
GFXBench 3.1 / Manhattan ES 3.1 Offscreen
Samsung Galaxy S23
Adreno 740, SD 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
186 fps +13%
Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro
Adreno 730, SD 8+ Gen 1, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
164 fps
Xiaomi Poco F5
Adreno 725, SD 7+ Gen 2, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
137 fps -16%
Xiaomi 13T
Mali-G610 MP6, Dimensity 8200-Ultra, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
100 fps -39%
Google Pixel 7a
Mali-G710 MP7, Tensor G2, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
97 fps -41%
Honor 90 5G
Adreno 644, SD 7 Gen 1, 512 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
67 fps -59%
GFXBench / Car Chase Onscreen
Samsung Galaxy S23
Adreno 740, SD 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
109 fps +31%
Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro
Adreno 730, SD 8+ Gen 1, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
83 fps
Xiaomi Poco F5
Adreno 725, SD 7+ Gen 2, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
68 fps -18%
Google Pixel 7a
Mali-G710 MP7, Tensor G2, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
54 fps -35%
Xiaomi 13T
Mali-G610 MP6, Dimensity 8200-Ultra, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
38 fps -54%
Honor 90 5G
Adreno 644, SD 7 Gen 1, 512 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
32 fps -61%
GFXBench / Car Chase Offscreen
Samsung Galaxy S23
Adreno 740, SD 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
123 fps +28%
Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro
Adreno 730, SD 8+ Gen 1, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
96 fps
Xiaomi Poco F5
Adreno 725, SD 7+ Gen 2, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
79 fps -18%
Google Pixel 7a
Mali-G710 MP7, Tensor G2, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
64 fps -33%
Xiaomi 13T
Mali-G610 MP6, Dimensity 8200-Ultra, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
51 fps -47%
Honor 90 5G
Adreno 644, SD 7 Gen 1, 512 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
40 fps -58%
GFXBench / Aztec Ruins High Tier Onscreen
Samsung Galaxy S23
Adreno 740, SD 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
98 fps +56%
Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro
Adreno 730, SD 8+ Gen 1, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
63 fps
Xiaomi Poco F5
Adreno 725, SD 7+ Gen 2, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
49 fps -22%
Google Pixel 7a
Mali-G710 MP7, Tensor G2, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
44 fps -30%
Xiaomi 13T
Mali-G610 MP6, Dimensity 8200-Ultra, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
30 fps -52%
Honor 90 5G
Adreno 644, SD 7 Gen 1, 512 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
23 fps -63%
GFXBench / Aztec Ruins High Tier Offscreen
Samsung Galaxy S23
Adreno 740, SD 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
63 fps +31%
Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro
Adreno 730, SD 8+ Gen 1, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
48 fps
Xiaomi Poco F5
Adreno 725, SD 7+ Gen 2, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
34 fps -29%
Google Pixel 7a
Mali-G710 MP7, Tensor G2, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
27 fps -44%
Xiaomi 13T
Mali-G610 MP6, Dimensity 8200-Ultra, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
24 fps -50%
Honor 90 5G
Adreno 644, SD 7 Gen 1, 512 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
18 fps -62%
GFXBench / Aztec Ruins Normal Tier Onscreen
Samsung Galaxy S23
Adreno 740, SD 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
120 fps +19%
Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro
Adreno 730, SD 8+ Gen 1, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
101 fps
Xiaomi Poco F5
Adreno 725, SD 7+ Gen 2, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
81 fps -20%
Google Pixel 7a
Mali-G710 MP7, Tensor G2, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
51 fps -50%
Xiaomi 13T
Mali-G610 MP6, Dimensity 8200-Ultra, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
46 fps -54%
Honor 90 5G
Adreno 644, SD 7 Gen 1, 512 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
37 fps -63%
GFXBench / Aztec Ruins Normal Tier Offscreen
Samsung Galaxy S23
Adreno 740, SD 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
141 fps +12%
Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro
Adreno 730, SD 8+ Gen 1, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
126 fps
Xiaomi 13T
Mali-G610 MP6, Dimensity 8200-Ultra, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
63 fps -50%
Google Pixel 7a
Mali-G710 MP7, Tensor G2, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
56 fps -56%
Honor 90 5G
Adreno 644, SD 7 Gen 1, 512 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
49 fps -61%
Xiaomi Poco F5
Adreno 725, SD 7+ Gen 2, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
35 fps -72%
GFXBench / 4K Aztec Ruins High Tier Offscreen
Samsung Galaxy S23
Adreno 740, SD 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
30 fps +36%
Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro
Adreno 730, SD 8+ Gen 1, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
22 fps
Xiaomi Poco F5
Adreno 725, SD 7+ Gen 2, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
16 fps -27%
Google Pixel 7a
Mali-G710 MP7, Tensor G2, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
13 fps -41%
Xiaomi 13T
Mali-G610 MP6, Dimensity 8200-Ultra, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
11 fps -50%
Honor 90 5G
Adreno 644, SD 7 Gen 1, 512 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
7.9 fps -64%

The smartphone excels in fast website loading, quick page rendering, and seamless scrolling. Consistently taking the lead in browser benchmarks, it's worth noting that this performance advantage could be attributed in part to the device running a more up-to-date browser version.

Jetstream 2 - Total Score
Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro (Chrome 120.0.6099.115)
160.616 Points
Samsung Galaxy S23 (Chrome 109)
158.595 Points -1%
Xiaomi Poco F5 (Chrome 116)
126.392 Points -21%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 (76.2 - 178.5, n=21)
121.1 Points -25%
Average of class Smartphone (13.8 - 351, n=173, last 2 years)
106.1 Points -34%
Google Pixel 7a (Chrome 114)
104.662 Points -35%
Xiaomi 13T (Chrome 119.0.6045.163)
96.176 Points -40%
Honor 90 5G (chrome 115)
64.3 Points -60%
Speedometer 2.0 - Result
Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro (Chrome 120.0.6099.115)
167 runs/min
Samsung Galaxy S23 (Chrome 109)
136 runs/min -19%
Google Pixel 7a (Chrome 114)
125 runs/min -25%
Xiaomi 13T (Chrome 119.0.6045.163)
112 runs/min -33%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 (69.1 - 167, n=16)
111.4 runs/min -33%
Xiaomi Poco F5 (Chrome 116)
108 runs/min -35%
Average of class Smartphone (14.9 - 445, n=157, last 2 years)
107.1 runs/min -36%
Honor 90 5G (chrome 115)
61.8 runs/min -63%
WebXPRT 4 - Overall
Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro (Chrome 120.0.6099.115)
159 Points
Samsung Galaxy S23 (Chrome 109)
146 Points -8%
Google Pixel 7a (Chrome 114)
111 Points -30%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 (69 - 159, n=19)
111 Points -30%
Xiaomi Poco F5 (Chrome 116)
107 Points -33%
Xiaomi 13T (Chrome 119.0.6045.163)
107 Points -33%
Average of class Smartphone (22 - 202, n=160, last 2 years)
100.2 Points -37%
Honor 90 5G (Chrome 115)
58 Points -64%
WebXPRT 3 - Overall
Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro (Chrome 120.0.6099.115)
224 Points
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 (106 - 224, n=14)
159.4 Points -29%
Xiaomi Poco F5 (Chrome 116)
134 Points -40%
Average of class Smartphone (39 - 304, n=122, last 2 years)
133.1 Points -41%
Xiaomi 13T (Chrome 119.0.6045.163)
123 Points -45%
Octane V2 - Total Score
Samsung Galaxy S23 (Chrome 109)
59913 Points +8%
Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro (Chrome 120.0.6099.115)
55611 Points
Google Pixel 7a (Chrome 114)
44948 Points -19%
Xiaomi 13T (Chrome 119.0.6045.163)
42222 Points -24%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 (17622 - 55611, n=22)
41373 Points -26%
Xiaomi Poco F5 (Chrome 116)
37823 Points -32%
Average of class Smartphone (4633 - 89112, n=211, last 2 years)
33640 Points -40%
Honor 90 5G (chrome 115)
21143 Points -62%
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Total
Honor 90 5G (chrome 115)
2686.1 ms * -269%
Average of class Smartphone (388 - 9999, n=173, last 2 years)
1595 ms * -119%
Xiaomi 13T (Chrome 119.0.6045.163)
1232.9 ms * -69%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 (729 - 1707, n=20)
1047 ms * -44%
Xiaomi Poco F5 (Chrome 116)
1021.2 ms * -40%
Google Pixel 7a (Chrome 114)
919.6 ms * -26%
Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro (Chrome 120.0.6099.115)
728.6 ms *
Samsung Galaxy S23 (Chrome 109)
701.7 ms * +4%

* ... smaller is better

Joined by many mid-range smartphones, the Poco F5 Pro boasts UFS 3.1 memory. This choice ensures rapid charging times and swift data transfers for the Xiaomi device.

Xiaomi Poco F5 ProXiaomi Poco F5Google Pixel 7aHonor 90 5GSamsung Galaxy S23Xiaomi 13TAverage 256 GB UFS 3.1 FlashAverage of class Smartphone
AndroBench 3-5
11%
-30%
-21%
-20%
8%
-19%
-28%
Sequential Read 256KB
1876.8
1798.37
-4%
1624.39
-13%
1831.4
-2%
3133.7 ?(UFS 4.0)
67%

1686.71 ?(UFS 3.1)
-10%

1861.15
-1%
Sequential Write 256KB
1773.94
1736.41
-2%
996.44
-44%
1444.1
-19%
844 ?(UFS 4.0)
-52%

628.53 ?(UFS 3.1)
-65%

1766.12
0%
1134 ?(452 - 1873, n=87)
-36%
Random Read 4KB
342.04
389.37
14%
229.44
-33%
226.5
-34%
427.61 ?(UFS 4.0)
25%

343.65 ?(UFS 3.1)
0%

380.76
11%
Random Write 4KB
372.35
498.93
34%
263.81
-29%
260
-30%
156.69 ?(UFS 4.0)
-58%

130.26 ?(UFS 3.1)
-65%

452.08
21%

Games - Run smoothly even at high resolutions

While not specifically designed as a gaming smartphone, the Poco F5 Pro, powered by the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 and Adreno 730 graphics chip, delivers effortlessly smooth gameplay at 60 frames per second for current games, even in high graphics settings. It's worth noting that our test games PUBG Mobile and Genshin Impact did not reach the maximum possible 120 frames per second offered by the AMOLED display.

We assess game frame rates using our Gamebench test tool.

PUBG Mobile
PUBG Mobile
Genshin Impact
Genshin Impact
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Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro; Genshin Impact; medium 120 fps; 4.3.0_19705728_19706476: Ø59.8 (51-61)
Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro; Genshin Impact; highest 120 fps; 4.3.0_19705728_19706476: Ø59.7 (53-61)
Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro; PUBG Mobile; HD; 2.9.0: Ø59.6 (56-61)
Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro; PUBG Mobile; Ultra HD; 2.9.0: Ø40 (39-41)

Emissions - Stereo speakers and numerous Bluetooth codecs

Temperature

Under heavy load, the Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro reaches a maximum temperature of 43.3 °C, which is noticeably warm to the touch. It's important to note that this temperature is derived from an extreme scenario, as the burnout benchmark used for this purpose runs for an hour to intentionally raise the smartphone's temperature. In typical daily usage, temperatures are expected to be lower than the average values determined under such extreme conditions.

The Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 in the Poco F5 Pro exhibits late throttling, allowing it to maintain peak performance for an extended period. For instance, throttling is observed only after 17 out of 20 runs in 3DMark's Wild Life Stress Test. Following this, the Poco F5 Pro experiences approximately a 30 percent reduction in its initial performance.

Max. Load
 42.7 °C
109 F
42.6 °C
109 F
39.9 °C
104 F
 
 42.8 °C
109 F
43.3 °C
110 F
41.6 °C
107 F
 
 42.5 °C
109 F
42.4 °C
108 F
41.5 °C
107 F
 
Maximum: 43.3 °C = 110 F
Average: 42.1 °C = 108 F
34.8 °C
95 F
40.4 °C
105 F
40.8 °C
105 F
38.6 °C
101 F
40.5 °C
105 F
42 °C
108 F
36 °C
97 F
40.4 °C
105 F
40.7 °C
105 F
Maximum: 42 °C = 108 F
Average: 39.4 °C = 103 F
Power Supply (max.)  38.7 °C = 102 F | Room Temperature 22 °C = 72 F | Fluke t3000FC (calibrated) & Voltcraft IR-260
(-) The average temperature for the upper side under maximal load is 42.1 °C / 108 F, compared to the average of 32.7 °C / 91 F for the devices in the class Smartphone.
(±) The maximum temperature on the upper side is 43.3 °C / 110 F, compared to the average of 35 °C / 95 F, ranging from 21.9 to 56 °C for the class Smartphone.
(±) The bottom heats up to a maximum of 42 °C / 108 F, compared to the average of 33.8 °C / 93 F
(+) In idle usage, the average temperature for the upper side is 25.3 °C / 78 F, compared to the device average of 32.7 °C / 91 F.

3DMark Wild Life Stress Test

3DMark
Wild Life Stress Test Stability
Honor 90 5G
Adreno 644, SD 7 Gen 1, 512 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
99.6 % +43%
Xiaomi 13T
Mali-G610 MP6, Dimensity 8200-Ultra, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
91.4 % +31%
Xiaomi Poco F5
Adreno 725, SD 7+ Gen 2, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
85.8 % +23%
Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro
Adreno 730, SD 8+ Gen 1, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
69.6 %
Samsung Galaxy S23
Adreno 740, SD 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
68.6 % -1%
Google Pixel 7a
Mali-G710 MP7, Tensor G2, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
54.3 % -22%
Wild Life Extreme Stress Test
Xiaomi Poco F5
Adreno 725, SD 7+ Gen 2, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
99.7 % 0%
Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro
Adreno 730, SD 8+ Gen 1, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
99.7 %
Honor 90 5G
Adreno 644, SD 7 Gen 1, 512 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
99.7 % 0%
Xiaomi 13T
Mali-G610 MP6, Dimensity 8200-Ultra, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
90.2 % -10%
Google Pixel 7a
Mali-G710 MP7, Tensor G2, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
60.6 % -39%
Samsung Galaxy S23
Adreno 740, SD 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
53.8 % -46%
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Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro Adreno 730, SD 8+ Gen 1, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash; Wild Life Extreme Stress Test; 1.1.4.1: Ø12.7 (12.7-12.7)
Xiaomi Poco F5 Adreno 725, SD 7+ Gen 2, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash; Wild Life Extreme Stress Test; 1.1.4.1: Ø11.7 (11.7-11.8)
Google Pixel 7a Mali-G710 MP7, Tensor G2, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash; Wild Life Extreme Stress Test; 1.1.0.2: Ø8.32 (6.73-11.1)
Samsung Galaxy S23 Adreno 740, SD 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash; Wild Life Extreme Stress Test; 1.1.0.2: Ø15.5 (12.4-23.1)
Xiaomi 13T Mali-G610 MP6, Dimensity 8200-Ultra, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash; Wild Life Extreme Stress Test; 1.1.4.1: Ø9.63 (9.32-10.3)
Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro Adreno 730, SD 8+ Gen 1, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash; Wild Life Stress Test Stability; 0.0.0.0: Ø47.3 (34.2-49.1)
Xiaomi Poco F5 Adreno 725, SD 7+ Gen 2, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash; Wild Life Stress Test Stability; 0.0.0.0: Ø40.9 (39.1-45.6)
Google Pixel 7a Mali-G710 MP7, Tensor G2, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash; Wild Life Stress Test Stability: Ø27.2 (21.4-39.5)
Honor 90 5G Adreno 644, SD 7 Gen 1, 512 GB UFS 3.1 Flash; Wild Life Stress Test Stability; 0.0.0.0: Ø18.8 (18.8-18.9)
Samsung Galaxy S23 Adreno 740, SD 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash; Wild Life Stress Test Stability: Ø58.5 (52.3-76.3)
Xiaomi 13T Mali-G610 MP6, Dimensity 8200-Ultra, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash; Wild Life Stress Test Stability; 0.0.0.0: Ø35.9 (35.4-38.7)
Xiaomi Poco F5 Adreno 725, SD 7+ Gen 2, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash; Wild Life Unlimited Stress Test Stability; 0.0.0.0: Ø44.7 (39.7-46.1)
Honor 90 5G Adreno 644, SD 7 Gen 1, 512 GB UFS 3.1 Flash; Wild Life Unlimited Stress Test Stability; 0.0.0.0: Ø18.9 (18.7-18.9)
Samsung Galaxy S23 Adreno 740, SD 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash; Wild Life Unlimited Stress Test Stability: Ø66.7 (56-85.8)
Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro
Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro

Speakers

The audio experience on the Poco F5 Pro is delivered through its two stereo speakers positioned on the short sides of the smartphone. These speakers achieve a relatively high volume of 89.4 dB(A) and deliver mids and highs with a linear response. However, bass tones are less pronounced in the sound mix.

For external audio devices, the smartphone offers connectivity options through the USB-C port or Bluetooth 5.3. The Poco F5 Pro supports an extensive range of Bluetooth codecs, including AAC, SBC, LDAC, aptX HD, aptX Adaptive Audio, aptX TWS+ Audio, and LHDC V1 to V5.

dB(A) 0102030405060708090Deep BassMiddle BassHigh BassLower RangeMidsHigher MidsLower HighsMid HighsUpper HighsSuper Highs2037.638.72524.729.2312422.84024.6255032.129.3632224.78016.425.31002628.312519.83316015.644.220014.643.425011.151.83158.259.840011.558.25009.965.66308.467.680010.273.410001175.3125013.473.7160012.173.620001276250012.378.2315012.479.740001383.8500013.179.8630013.874.5800013.771.2100001468.81250013.769.11600012.861SPL24.789.4N0.674.1median 12.8median 71.2Delta1.58.53741.327.630.828.932.321.332.928.538.823.134.320.433.42135.516.839.117.745.116.248.51755.914.459.214.958.713.965.614.768.514.775.114.978.814.579.414.278.414.675.814.477.315.680.214.283.317.282.11576.514.272.814.669.317.669.317.966.327.290.60.981.3median 14.9median 72.81.510.4hearing rangehide median Pink NoiseXiaomi Poco F5 ProXiaomi Poco F5
Frequency diagram (checkboxes can be checked and unchecked to compare devices)
Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro audio analysis

(+) | speakers can play relatively loud (89.4 dB)
Bass 100 - 315 Hz
(-) | nearly no bass - on average 27.8% lower than median
(±) | linearity of bass is average (10.3% delta to prev. frequency)
Mids 400 - 2000 Hz
(+) | balanced mids - only 4.8% away from median
(+) | mids are linear (4.9% delta to prev. frequency)
Highs 2 - 16 kHz
(±) | higher highs - on average 6.1% higher than median
(+) | highs are linear (5.6% delta to prev. frequency)
Overall 100 - 16.000 Hz
(±) | linearity of overall sound is average (19.2% difference to median)
Compared to same class
» 19% of all tested devices in this class were better, 8% similar, 73% worse
» The best had a delta of 12%, average was 38%, worst was 134%
Compared to all devices tested
» 41% of all tested devices were better, 7% similar, 52% worse
» The best had a delta of 4%, average was 25%, worst was 134%

Xiaomi Poco F5 audio analysis

(+) | speakers can play relatively loud (90.6 dB)
Bass 100 - 315 Hz
(-) | nearly no bass - on average 25.5% lower than median
(±) | linearity of bass is average (7.4% delta to prev. frequency)
Mids 400 - 2000 Hz
(±) | reduced mids - on average 6.1% lower than median
(+) | mids are linear (5.4% delta to prev. frequency)
Highs 2 - 16 kHz
(±) | higher highs - on average 5.6% higher than median
(+) | highs are linear (5.3% delta to prev. frequency)
Overall 100 - 16.000 Hz
(±) | linearity of overall sound is average (19.2% difference to median)
Compared to same class
» 19% of all tested devices in this class were better, 8% similar, 73% worse
» The best had a delta of 12%, average was 38%, worst was 134%
Compared to all devices tested
» 41% of all tested devices were better, 7% similar, 52% worse
» The best had a delta of 4%, average was 25%, worst was 134%

Battery life - Fully charged in under an hour

Power Consumption

The "Pro" designation sets the Poco F5 Pro apart from the Poco F5 particularly in terms of battery capacity. While the latter boasts a 5000 mAh battery, the Poco F5 Pro features a slightly larger 5160 mAh battery. Additionally, unlike the Poco F5, the Pro version supports wireless charging with a capacity of up to 30 watts.

During testing, using the included 67-watt power adapter, the device took 56 minutes to fully charge from an empty battery. Although this is slightly longer than the 48 minutes stated by Xiaomi, it still represents a notably rapid charging speed.

Power Consumption
Off / Standbydarklight 0.06 / 0.19 Watt
Idledarkmidlight 0.93 / 1.04 / 1.08 Watt
Load midlight 11.27 / 13.84 Watt
 color bar
Key: min: dark, med: mid, max: light        Metrahit Energy
Currently we use the Metrahit Energy, a professional single phase power quality and energy measurement digital multimeter, for our measurements. Find out more about it here. All of our test methods can be found here.
Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro
5160 mAh
Xiaomi Poco F5
5000 mAh
Google Pixel 7a
4385 mAh
Honor 90 5G
5000 mAh
Samsung Galaxy S23
3900 mAh
Xiaomi 13T
5000 mAh
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1
 
Average of class Smartphone
 
Power Consumption
2%
24%
-20%
42%
-12%
-18%
1%
Idle Minimum *
0.93
0.89
4%
0.62
33%
1.19
-28%
0.57
39%
1.13
-22%
1.015 ?(0.56 - 2.57, n=19)
-9%
Idle Average *
1.04
1.05
-1%
0.87
16%
1.71
-64%
0.74
29%
1.37
-32%
1.869 ?(0.71 - 8.65, n=19)
-80%
Idle Maximum *
1.08
1.08
-0%
0.95
12%
1.82
-69%
0.83
23%
1.42
-31%
2.02 ?(0.79 - 8.71, n=19)
-87%
Load Average *
11.27
10.86
4%
6.11
46%
6.8
40%
4.26
62%
8.98
20%
5.69 ?(2.75 - 15, n=19)
50%
Load Maximum *
13.84
13.49
3%
11.81
15%
10.93
21%
6.16
55%
13.23
4%
8.55 ?(4.54 - 15, n=19)
38%

* ... smaller is better

Power consumption: Geekbench (150 cd/m²)

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Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1; Geekbench 5.5 Power Consumption 150cd: Ø5.12 (1.04-11)
Xiaomi Poco F5 Qualcomm Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2; Geekbench 5.5 Power Consumption 150cd: Ø4.57 (0.819-10.1)
Samsung Galaxy S23 Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy; Geekbench 5.5 Power Consumption 150cd: Ø6.19 (0.819-14)
Xiaomi Poco F5 Pro Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1; Idle 150cd/m2: Ø0.838 (0.784-1.217)
Xiaomi Poco F5 Qualcomm Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2; Idle 150cd/m2: Ø0.824 (0.707-0.916)