In India, the Poco M4 5G was released about six months ago, and the Poco M5 has just been unveiled. The recently released phone is the M4’s successor, but the only thing that sets them apart is 5G connectivity. Despite some significant upgrades, both phones have a majority of the same functions. As a result, we’ve chosen to compare the two phones Poco M5 Vs Poco M4 5G in order to determine which one you ought to choose.
Poco M5: 6.58-inch full-HD+ IPS LCD screen
Poco M4 5G: 6.58-inch full-HD+ LCD screen
Poco M5: MediaTek Helio G99 SoC
Poco M4 5G: MediaTek Dimensity 700 SoC
Poco M5: A triple-back camera configuration consisting of a 50-megapixel primary sensor, a 2-megapixel macro camera, and a 2-megapixel depth sensor
Poco M4 5G: Dual rear camera setup with a 50-megapixel primary sensor with an f/1.8 aperture. A 2-megapixel portrait camera with an f/2.4 aperture is included
Poco M5: An 8-megapixel selfie camera
Poco M4 5G: 8-megapixel sensor on the front with an f/2.45 aperture
RAM and storage
Poco M5: 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage/6GB RAM with 128GB storage
Poco M4 5G: 4GB RAM with 64GB storage and 6GB RAM with 128GB storage
Poco M5: 5,000mAh battery
Poco M4 5G: 5,000mAh battery
Poco M5: Android 12-based MIUI custom skin
Poco M4 5G: Android 12 with Xiaomi’s MIUI 13 skin on top
Poco M5: Rs 12,499
Poco M4 5G: Rs 12,999
In terms of design, both smartphones are pretty similar from the front as well as from the back. The smartphone comes with the usual side-mounted fingerprint scanner. Also, there is an LCD screen on both devices with a 90Hz refresh rate with the DynamicSwitch feature.
The Poco M5 is powered by MediaTek Helio G99 SoC with up to 6GB RAM with 128GB storage. Whereas Poco M4 5G comes equipped with MediaTek Dimensity 700 SoC paired with up to 6GB RAM with 128GB storage.
Poco M5 has a triple rear camera set up whereas the Poco M4 comes with a dual-camera setup that lacks a macro sensor, but the primary sensor is the same on both handsets. Even the selfie camera is the same on both phones.
The only notable difference is the presence of 5G connectivity on the Poco M4. When it comes to price, Poco offers everything at better pricing. So, if cameras aren’t an issue for you, the Poco M4 5G is the way to go.
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This new POCO smartphone with the MediaTek Helio G99 processor is a fantastic smartphone that will please the budget smartphone users.
Considering the features, I would say that this POCO smartphone is one of the most powerful 4G devices in this price range.