The Poco M4 5G smartphone has been launched in India with sufficiently good specs and a reasonable price tag. Poco has unveiled its latest 5G-ready phone dubbed the Poco M4 5G for the Indian market. It is the younger sibling of the more powerful Poco M4 Pro 4G, and the M4 Pro 5G smartphones. To recall, the Poco M4 Pro 4G and the M4 Pro 5G went official in the country earlier this year. Notably, the vanilla Poco M4 5G model will set you back to less than INR 15,000 in India.
The word on the street is that the M4 5G is actually a rebranded version of the Redmi Note 11E. So, it is barely surprising that the new Poco phone draws inspiration from the Note 11E in terms of design. Aside from this, the M4 5G appears to boast the same specs as the Redmi Note 11E. First off, the handset sports a waterdrop notch to accommodate the selfie camera. The side edge houses a fingerprint sensor. For optics, the phone comes with two rear-mounted cameras. Also, there’s a 5G and POCO branding on the rear panel, which has a unique textured finish.
Poco M4 5G Goes Official In India – Price & Offers
Furthermore, the 5G-enabled Poco phone boasts specs that are quite similar to recently launched budget 5G smartphones. In other words, the M4 5G does not bring any exceptional specifications to the table. For instance, it sports a 6.58-inch display with FHD+ resolution and packs a MediaTek Dimensity 700 chipset under the hood. The screen delivers a 90Hz refresh rate. Moreover, the phone comes with a 5000mAh battery unit that supports 18W fast charging. Aside from this, it houses a 50MP main camera on the back. Now, let’s take a look at the Poco M4 5G full specifications, price in India, and other key details.
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The Poco M4 5G will be available in India in two storage configurations via Flipkart. The 4GB RAM+64GB storage model will set you back INR 12,999. This is an 18 percent reduction in the device’s original price of INR 15,999. Alternatively, you can go for the larger model that comes with 6GB of RAM and offers 128GB of internal storage, if you are willing to shell out INR 14,999. However, it is worth mentioning here that the model will go back to its original asking price of INR 18,999 once the promo comes to an end. There’s an INR 2,000 instant discount on SBI credit.
Key Specs & Features
Moreover, you can avail of a notable discount on the Google Nest mini, and buy it for a lowered price of just INR 1,999. You also get to choose between three eye-catching color options – Blue, Yellow, and Black. This coincides with the information revealed via leaked Poco M4 5G live images. The Poco M4 5G will go on its first sale in India on May 5. As stated earlier, the M4 5G comes with an eye-catching IPS LCD of 6.58-inch. Furthermore, this screen offers a 90Hz refresh rate and Full HD+ resolution. It also has a layer of Corning Gorilla Glass 5 on top.
The display delivers an impressive touch sampling rate of 240Hz. In the photography department, the M4 5G has a 50MP main camera, a 2MP depth sensor, and a LED flash on the back. Upfront, the phone houses an 8MP shooter for selfies and video calling. The phone uses a MediaTek Dimensity 700 SoC to draw power, and ships with up to 6GB of RAM. Moreover, it offers 128GB of onboard storage. The new Poco phone supports 2GB of virtual RAM, as well as up to 512GB of storage expansion via a microSD card. The handset runs Android 12 with MIUI 13 on top.
The M4 5G comes with a 5000mAh battery unit that supports 18W fast charging. Other notable features include a 3.5mm headphone jack, and a side-mounted fingerprint scanner.