POCO has launched a new M-series smartphone in India called the POCO M6 Pro 5G. It arrives as the successor to the last year’s M4 Pro 5G. The brand did not launch a Pro variant of the M5. The latest offering is a rebranded version of the Redmi Note 12R that is available in China.
The POCO M6 Pro 5G offers a 6.79-inch center-aligned punch-hole display bearing an FHD+ resolution, 550 nits peak brightness, and a 90Hz refresh rate. In terms of design, the smartphone has a dual-tone back panel with an elongated Black colored camera module. The power button doubles up as a fingerprint scanner.
On the imaging front, the POCO M6 Pro 5G features a 50MP primary camera paired with a 2MP secondary sensor. There is an 8MP front-facing selfie snapper.
Internally, the POCO M6 Pro 5G is equipped with a Snapdragon 4 Gen 2 processor based on a 4nm process. It packs up to 6GB RAM and 128GB onboard storage. There is virtual RAM technology of up to 6GB for smooth performance.
The smartphone is backed by a 5,000mAh battery unit with support for 18W fast charging. Software-wise, it runs on Android 13 OS out of the box.
Connectivity options on the POCO M6 Pro 5G include WiFi 5, 3.5mm headphone jack, IR Blaster, Bluetooth, and 5G.
POCO M6 Pro 5G Specifications
Display: 6.79-inch FHD+ (2460 x 1080 pixels) FHD+ LCD screen with 30/48/60/90Hz adaptive refresh rate, 91% screen-to-body ratio, 550 nits peak brightness, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
Chipset: Octa Core Snapdragon 4 Gen 2 4nm Mobile Platform (2.2 GHz x 2 A78-based +2GHz x 6 A55-based Kryo CPUs) with Adreno 613 GPU
RAM/Storage: 4GB LPDDR4X RAM with 64GB UFS 2.2 internal storage / 6GB LPDDR4X RAM with 128GB UFS 2.2 internal storage, expandable memory up to 1TB with microSD
OS: Android 13 with MIUI 14
SIM: Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / microSD)
Main Camera: Dual
- 50MP rear camera, LED flash
- 2MP depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture
Selfie Camera: 8MP with f/2.0 aperture
Sensor: Side-mounted fingerprint sensor, Infrared sensor
Multimedia: 3.5mm audio jack, Bottom firing loudspeaker
Network/Connectivity: 5G SA / NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5.1, GPS + GLONASS, USB Type-C
Battery: 5000mAh (typical) with 18W fast charging
POCO M6 Pro 5G Price and Availability
The POCO M6 Pro 5G is offered in Forest Green and Power Black colors. The base 4GB + 64GB variant is priced at Rs 10,999 whereas the 6GB + 128GB option costs Rs 12,999. ICICI Bank cardholders can avail flat Rs 1,000 off on the purchase of the smartphone. It will go on sale starting August 9 on Flipkart.