The Poco F5, which was rumored to launch on April 6, will launch on May 9. This revelation comes from Poco, which also confirmed the Poco F5 Pro will be unveiled on the same date.
Poco is yet to detail the F5 and F5 Pro's specs sheets, but Qualcomm's Indian branch confirmed the Poco F5 would be powered by the Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2 SoC, making it the first smartphone in India to have this chip at the helm.
Poco's Indian division gave us a glimpse of the Poco F5's design, confirming the presence of triple rear cameras.
However, the company hasn't mentioned the Poco F5 Pro in any of its promo campaigns, suggesting it will only launch the vanilla model in India on May 9, with the Pro version arriving later.
The Poco F5 is rumored to be a version of the Redmi Note 12 Turbo, while the Poco F5 Pro is said to be a rebadged Redmi K60. The former is powered by the Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2 SoC, with the latter having the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 chip at the helm. You can check the Redmi Note 12 Turbo and Redmi K60's detailed specs comparison here to know what to expect from the Poco F5 and Poco F5 Pro.