Poco F5 5G expected to go into production in European and Eurasian countries, may launch soon
Poco plans to expand its F-series lineup with Poco F5 5G 5G, which is set to succeed the Poco F4 which debuted in 2022. Although there is no official brand information, the expected features and specifications of the handset have been spotted online. The phone previously appeared on several certification sites. Now, a popular tipster has claimed that production of the smartphone has already started in some markets.
Well-known tipster Mukul Sharma (Twitter: @stufflistings) revealed via Twitter that mass production of the upcoming Poco F5 5G has already started in European and Eurasian countries. This suggests that the phone could launch in various markets in the coming months. He also said that Poco’s next smartphone has also received TUV Rheinland certification.
The Poco F5 5G has already been spotted on the EEC certification site with the model number 23013PC75G. The phone is said to arrive as a rebranded version of the Redmi K60 which was launched in China in December last year. The phone was supposed to be powered by a Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC. Chinese, Indian and Global variants of the phone were also reportedly spotted on the IMEI website with model numbers 23013RK75C, 23013PC75I and 23013PC75G respectively.
Meanwhile, Xiaomi recently hinted at the imminent launch of Redmi K60 series in India and its expected price during a launch event for Redmi Note 12 series smartphones. During the event, the company revealed that the Redmi K60 series, along with other high-end Xiaomi smartphones, will cost over Rs 30,000 in India. The Redmi K60, Redmi K60 Pro and Redmi K60E were launched in China at a starting price of CNY 2,499 (around Rs 30,000), CNY 3,299 (around Rs 40,000) and CNY 2,199 (around Rs 26,000) , respectively.
The Redmi K60 features a 6.67-inch 2K (1440 x 3200 pixels) AMOLED display, a Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC and a triple rear camera setup led by a 64 primary lens megapixels. Additionally, it packs a 5,500mAh battery with support for 67W wired fast charging. It also offers up to 120Hz refresh rate and 480Hz touch sampling rate.