Poco M6 Pro 5G specs: Are the updates worth it?

Xiaomi sub-brand, Poco, released Poco M6 Pro 5G smartphone in August
A representational image of the Poco smartphone. — Poco
A representational image of the Poco smartphone. — Poco

Xiaomi's sub-brand, Poco, released the Poco M6 Pro 5G smartphone in August. The new handset is available in cyan colour and has a dual rear camera setup. 

It was expected to come as a successor to Poco M4 Pro 5G which debuted in the country in February last year.

  • Released 2023, August 05 199g, 8.2mm thickness Android 13, MIUI 14 64GB/128GB storage, microSDXC
  • 4-6GB RAM
    Snapdragon 4 Gen 2
  • 6.79"
    1080x2460 pixels
  • 50MP
  • 5000mAh

Poco M6 5G specs 

Dimensions168.6 x 76.3 x 8.2 mm (6.64 x 3.00 x 0.32 in)
Size6.79 inches, 109.5 cm2 (~85.1% screen-to-body ratio)
Internal storage64GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM
Main Camera50 MP, f/1.8, (wide), PDAF
Selfie Camera

8 MP, f/2.0, (wide), 1.12µm


Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, compass


Li-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable


18W wired, PD

PricePKR 43,999

Poco M6 Pro 5G came with upgrades over last year's Poco M4 Pro 5G. The latter was unveiled in February last year with a price tag of PKR 14,999 for the 4GB RAM + 64GB storage variant. 

The Poco M4 Pro 5G features a 6.6-inch full-HD+ Dot Display with a 90Hz refresh rate. It runs on an octa-core MediaTek Dimensity 810 SoC, along with up to 8GB of LPDDR4X RAM.

The handset has a dual rear camera setup that houses a 50-megapixel primary sensor and an 8-megapixel ultra-wide shooter. For selfies, the phone is equipped with a 16-megapixel sensor at the front that is paired with an f/2.45 lens. It packs up to 128GB of UFS 2.2 storage that supports expansion via microSD card (up to 1TB) and is backed by a 5,000mAh battery that supports 33W Pro fast charging.

DISCLAIMER: The prices are taken as of August 2023 and are subject to change over time.