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Xiaomi Poco M5s

Specifications

Xiaomi Poco M5s
Xiaomi Poco M5s (Poco M Series)
Processor
Mediatek Helio G95 8 x 2 - 2.1 GHz, Cortex-A76 / A55
Graphics adapter
Memory
4 GB 
Display
6.43 inch 20:9, 2400 x 1080 pixel 409 PPI, capacitive touchscreen, AMOLED, glossy: yes, HDR, 60 Hz
Storage
64 GB UFS 2.2 Flash, 64 GB 
, 48 GB free
Connections
1 USB 2.0, USB-C Power Delivery (PD), Audio Connections: 3.5 mm audio port, Card Reader: microSD up to 1 TB, 1 Fingerprint Reader, NFC, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: accelerometer, gyro, compass, OTG, IR blaster, Miracast
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/), Bluetooth 5.0, 2G (850/​900/​1800/​1900), 3G (B1/​B2/​B4/​B5/​B8), 4G (B1/​B2/​B3/​B4/​B5/​B7/​B8/​B20/​B28/​B38/​B40/​B41), Dual SIM, LTE, GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 8.3 x 160.5 x 74.5 ( = 0.33 x 6.32 x 2.93 in)
Battery
5000 mAh Lithium-Polymer
Charging
fast charging / Quickcharge
Operating System
Android 12
Camera
Primary Camera: 64 MPix (f/1.8, 26mm, 1/1.97", 0.7µm) + 8MP (f/2.2, 1/4.0", 1.12µm) + 2MP (f/2.4) + 2MP (f/2.4)
Secondary Camera: 13 MPix f/2.4, 1/3.06", 1.12µm)
Additional features
Speakers: stereo, Keyboard: virtual, case, USB cable, info material, MIUI13, 12 Months Warranty, SAR value: 0.597W/​kg head, 0.870W/​kg body, Widevine L1, fanless
Weight
178.8 g ( = 6.31 oz / 0.39 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
210 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 77.72% - good
Average of 11 scores (from 25 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 73%, features: 47%, display: 88% mobility: 89%, workmanship: 78%, ergonomy: 84%, emissions: 94%

Reviews for the Xiaomi Poco M5s

80.9% Xiaomi Poco M5s smartphone review - Midrange smartphone with bright OLED display without PWM flickering | Notebookcheck
The Poco M5s aims to attract buyers in the price range around 200 Euros (~$211). The largest reason for a purpose is supposed to be the very bright AMOLED panel with more than 1000 nits. Find out in our review of the Poco M5s whether the Xiaomi phone can keep up in the comparison with the powerful Redmi competitors.
83% POCO M5s smartphone review: a clone, but a good one
Source: Root Nation English
We are looking at a clone of last year's Redmi model, which means that the company is essentially trying to sell the same phone for the second time. POCO M5s has a high-quality AMOLED screen, long battery life and 33W charging, stereo speakers, and adequate performance. Cons - poor photo quality if the lighting is not perfect, only 60 Hz screen refresh, no charger included. For the money, it's a good average. But boring.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/01/2023
Rating: Total score: 83% performance: 70% display: 100% mobility: 100% workmanship: 70% ergonomy: 90%
Xiaomi Poco M5s Smartphone Review
Source: OI Spice Tech News English
The Xiaomi Poco M5s smartphone is a cost-efficient device that brings all of the necessary things. It includes everything that generally users demand from an affordable mid-range phone, it got a vibrant color display, good performance for daily usage, various customization features, long-lasting battery. But, there’s no doubt that the phone will have some flaws under the hood. For instance, the camera quality is low and the device is incapable to provide higher graphics and visuals for advanced gaming. However, it’s pretty much expected from the mid-range phone because the company requires cutting some corners to make the phone more budget-friendly to the users. In terms of alternative options with 5G support, you can check out Xiaomi Poco M4 5G smartphone because it comes with a better chipset and specs in the same price range.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/03/2022
80% Poco M5s Review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
The Poco M5s is a good all-rounder as far as affordable smartphones go. It has a sleek design, a bright and sharp display, a long-lasting battery life and a UI that is simple but still very customisable. The camera is a bit hit-and-miss with the 64-megapixel mode offering up some great results with lots of detail, but images have a tendency to be washed out and oversharpened, especially in tricky lighting situations. However, my experience with the M5s was generally positive and, for its price, I don’t think it should be written off at all.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/21/2022
Rating: Total score: 80%
90% POCO M5s review: Punching above its weight
Source: Android Central English
The Poco M5s is easily one of the best entry-level phones money can buy, with solid build quality and head-turning design, impressive battery life, and general performance. However, its software falls short of the quality hardware, bringing the phone down a notch.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/14/2022
Rating: Total score: 90%
76% Poco M5s review
Source: GSM Arena English
And with these two imperfections, we still recommend the Poco M5s for being one of the most feature-rich smartphones within its price bracket. It just has a specs sheet that's really hard to beat, and, at the end of the day, it's a solid and reliable phone.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/10/2022
Rating: Total score: 76%
80% POCO M5s Review: New Colors In An Old Form Factor
Source: Android Headlines English
The Poco M5s is somewhat of a mixed bag. On the one hand, it has solid specs like an AMOLED display, a 5,000mAh battery with 33W charging, stellar dual speakers, expandable storage and 64MP / 8MP main and ultrawide cameras. But on the other, it runs a two-year-old 12nm MediaTek Helio G95 chipset and refreshes at just 60Hz. Granted the overall hardware and form factor looks really nice, but it is still a carryover from the Redmi Note 10 series from early 2021. In addition, there are a few really oddball downgrades from the excellent POCO M4 Pro such as a lower resolution selfie camera and a slightly larger size. The only thing POCO has managed in this sky-high inflation era is to hold the base MSRP to €209. While it is a good smartphone for the price it makes too many compromises to achieve it. You may want to shop around a bit or pay a bit more and get a better POCO smartphone instead.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/28/2022
Rating: Total score: 80%
Xiaomi Poco M5s Specifications, Pros and Cons
Source: OI Spice Tech News English
The Xiaomi Poco M5s smartphone is a decent-budget smartphone. The Poco M5s was released in September 2022 and arrives with a 6.43 inches AMOLED display panel with a 450-1100 nits brightness rating. In terms of software, you get the Android 12 OS is compatible with MIUI 13 customization, while the performance is carried out by the 12nm Mediatek Helio G95 chipset. You can avail of the device is 4GB to 6GB RAM with 64GB to 128GB internal storage option. Besides this, you also get a microSDXC card slot on the phone. On the back, the phone has a quad-camera setup including a 64MP primary, 8MP ultrawide, and a 2MP macro and 2MP depth lens. On the front, you get a 13MP selfie camera for clicking selfies. You can record 4K videos at 30fps from the main camera. The Poco M5s holds a huge Li-Po 5000 mAh battery accompanied by robust 33W fast-charging support. The phone can be picked in three colors- Gray, Blue, and White. The phone also offers stereo speakers, necessary comms and sensors, and a side-mounted fingerprint scanner for security. As for pricing, Poco M5s start at $247 (Rs 19,490 in India) approx.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/22/2022
POCO M5 & M5s First Impression – Which Smartphone is Right For You?
Source: Tech X Reviews English
POCO M5 has a better performance chip, higher screen refresh rate and touch rate, and lower price. while maintaining the price advantage, M5 is fully ahead in a core configuration such as chip, RAM and ROM, screen resolution, refresh rate, touch sampling rate, and so on. For POCO M5s have significant advantages in weight, chip, screen, camera, and charging on the basis of the same price. So, M5s not only have a much lower price but also has a more powerful chip; better weight, chip, screen material, and camera performance.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/06/2022
POCO M5S Review & Unboxing
Source: TechTablets English
POCO M5S Unboxing & Review. POCO's other new affordable M5 phone. SAMOLED screen, 3.5mm headphone jack, MicroSD support what more could you want for this price?
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/05/2022

Foreign Reviews

83% Poco M5S
Source: Chinahandys.net German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/01/2023
Rating: Total score: 83% performance: 80% display: 85% mobility: 85% workmanship: 80%
Poco M5S
Source: ChinaMobileMag German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/19/2022
Xiaomi POCO M5s 64 GB. Pros y contras
Source: Ofertaman Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Long battery life; good power / price ratio; great display; waterproof IP53; stereo speakers. Negative: No charger included; beautiful display; without 5G.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 11/06/2023
Xiaomi POCO M5s 128 GB. Pros y contras
Source: Ofertaman Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Large battery capacity; waterproof IP53; 128GB ROM; some extras features. Negative: No charger included; poor display; unsupported 5G.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 09/08/2023
Xiaomi POCO M5s 128 GB. Pros y contras
Source: Ofertaman Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Large battery capacity; nice AMOLED display; waterproof IP53; 128GB ROM; many extras. Negative: No charger included; poor display; unsupported 5G.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 07/20/2023
Xiaomi POCO M5s 128 GB. Pros y contras
Source: Ofertaman Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Large battery capacity; waterproof IP53; 128GB ROM; true dual SIM; stereo speakers; FM radio. Negative: No charger included; poor display; relatively high price.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 04/10/2023
Review Poco M5s | Só faltou o 5G
Source: Canaltech Portuegese PT→EN
Positive: Nice AMOLED display; very long battery life; fast charging; good hardware. Negative: Unsupported 5G.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/25/2022
78% Test Poco M5s : Un smartphone entrée de gamme mais toujours pas 5G
Source: Charles Tech French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/20/2022
Rating: Total score: 78% performance: 80% display: 90%
68% Recenzja POCO M5s. Mój (nie)drogi bracie
Source: Tabletowo Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/17/2022
Rating: Total score: 68%
76% Recenzja POCO M5s. Wygląda na droższego!
Source: Android.com.pl Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/08/2022
Rating: Total score: 76% performance: 80% display: 80% mobility: 80% workmanship: 80%
60% Test Xiaomi POCO M5s - przeciętny aż do bólu
Source: Telepolis Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/30/2022
Rating: Total score: 60%
Đánh giá chi tiết POCO M5s: Gừng càng già càng cay, chip 2 năm những vẫn còn ngon lắm!
Source: Cell Phones VN→EN
Positive: Powerful hardware; good price; nice cameras; decent display.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/01/2022
Đánh giá pin và hiệu năng trên POCO M5s: Giá rẻ – pin khỏe – sạc nhanh, lựa chọn đáng chú ý với giá chỉ hơn 4 triệu
Source: Cell Phones VN→EN
Positive: Low price; decent autonomy; quick charging; good processor.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/10/2022
Trên tay POCO M5s: Hiệu năng ngon, màn hình AMOLED xịn, camera 64MP, pin khủng, sạc nhanh 33W, giá từ 4.05 triệu
Source: Cell Phones VN→EN
Positive: High gaming performance; excellent display; great cameras; long battery life; quick charging; attractive price.
Hands-On, online available, Long, Date: 10/04/2022
POCO M5s có gì mới cạnh tranh với đối thủ: Giá bán, cấu hình hay camera?
Source: Viettelstore VN→EN
Positive: Beautiful display; nice performance; great cameras; large battery capacity.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/07/2022
Review POCO M5s: Fitur Lebih Lengkap di Harga 2 Jutaan
Source: Jagat Review ID→EN
Positive: Beautiful display; nice dual cameras; stereo speakers; NFC module; waterproof IP53; true dual SIM; headphone jack. Negative: Short battery life; average gaming performance; no charger included.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/22/2022

Comment

ARM Mali-G76 MP4: Integrated graphics card based on the second generation of the Bifrost architecture. Uses 4 of the 20 possible clusters and according to ARM offers twice the performance per cluster than the old Mali-G72.

Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


Helio G95: ARM based octa-core SoC with 2x big ARM Cortex-A76 cores and 6x small and power efficient ARM Cortex-A55 cores. All clocked up to 2.05 GHz. Integrates a Cat-12 LTE Modem (4G) and a ARM Mali-G76 graphics card clocked at 900 MHz (+100 MHz versus the identical G90T).» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


6.43":

It is a small display format for smartphones. You shouldn't be severely defective in vision, and you won't see much detail on the screen and only have a small resolution available. For that, the device should be small and handy, easy to transport.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


Xiaomi:

Founded in 2010, Xiaomi Corporation is a Chinese multinational electronics company and produces consumer electronics and related products, including smartphones, televisions, fitness bands, power banks, headphones, smart devices and accessories. Xiaomi offers its products under the Mi, Redmi and POCO brands.


77.72%: This rating is not earth-shattering. This rating must actually be seen as average, since there are about as many devices with worse ratings as better ones. A purchase recommendation can only be seen with a lot of goodwill, unless it is about websites that generally rate strictly.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

 

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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2022-09-21)