POCO C50 price and specs via Revu Philippines

POCO C50 with leather-like back official, priced from around $78

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Xiaomi‘s POCO has something new for the budget market to kick off the new year.

The POCO C50 has been launched in India with a suggested retail price of ₹6,499 (approximately P4,389 or $78) for the 2GB/32GB model and ₹7,299 (P4,929 or $88) for the version with 3GB of RAM and the same amount of storage. Considering that the smartphone’s predecessor, the POCO C40, was released in the Philippines, there’s a big chance that the POCO C50 will become available here, too.

The newly launched model features a 6.52-inch screen with a 1,600 x 720 resolution, a 5,000mAh battery with support for 10-watt charging, an 8-megapixel dual camera on the back, a 5-megapixel selfie shooter, and a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor.

As a starter smartphone, the POCO C50 gets a MediaTek Helio A22 chip and runs the lightweight Android 12 (Go Edition) operating system with a layer of MIUI for POCO on top. It helps that the handset doesn’t look cheap, thanks to a back panel in either blue or green that boasts a leather-like texture.

Highlights of the POCO C50

POCO C50 specs

  • 6.52-inch LCD display, HD+ (1,600 x 720) resolution, 120Hz touch-sampling rate, 400 nits of brightness
  • 12nm MediaTek Helio A22 processor
  • 2GB/3GB RAM
  • 32GB storage (512GB expandable storage via microSD card)
  • Dual 8-megapixel main, 2-megapixel depth rear cameras
  • 5-megapixel front camera
  • Rear fingerprint reader
  • 5,000mAh battery with 10-watt wired charging
  • MIUI for POCO based on Android 12 (Go Edition) OS
  • Color options: Royal Blue and Country Green

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Editor-in-chief: Alora Uy Guerrero has 19 years of experience as an editor for print and digital publications such as Yahoo. She took time off journalism to manage OPPO’s digital-marketing campaigns. When not busy with her babies, she’s working on Revü, a passion project — or probably traveling or obsessing over her favorite bands, movies, TV shows, and basketball teams.