Poco has launched the Poco C65 smartphone in India. The phone features a 6.74-inch HD+ display, MediaTek Helio G85 SoC, up to 8GB of LPDDR4X RAM, a 5000mAh battery, and a side-mounted fingerprint sensor. Poco C65 runs on the Android 13 operating system with MIUI 14 customization on top.
Poco C65 specifications
The Poco C65 features a 6.74-inch HD+ (1600 x 720 pixels) display with a 20:9 aspect ratio and 90Hz refresh rate. The phone is powered by an octa-core MediaTek Helio G85 (12nm) chipset paired with ARM Mali-G52 MC2 GPU, up to 8GB of LPDDR4X RAM, and up to 256GB of eMMC 5.1 onboard storage. It also supports a microSD card of up to 1TB via a dedicated slot for expandable storage.
In terms of optics, the Poco C65 sports a triple-rear camera setup of a 50-megapixel primary sensor with f/1.8 aperture, a 2-megapixel macro sensor with f/2.4 aperture, and an AI lens. For taking selfies and making video calls, the phone has an 8-megapixel sensor with an f/2.0 aperture lens. Further, the phone packs a non-removable 5000mAh battery that supports 18W fast charging support.
Connectivity options include dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.1, dual 4G VoLTE, GPS, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and a USB Type-C port. Sensors include an accelerometer, proximity, and a side-mounted fingerprint reader. Lastly, the phone measures 168mm × 78mm × 8.09mm and weighs 192 grams.
Pricing and availability
The Poco C65 is priced at Rs. 8,499 for the 4GB RAM and 128GB storage variant, Rs. 9,499 for the 6GB RAM and 256GB storage variant, and Rs. 10,999 for the 8GB RAM and 256GB storage model. The phone comes in Pastel Blue and Matte Black color options and will be available through Flipkart in India, starting December 18, 2023. Launch offer includes a Rs. 1,000 instant discount on purchasing the phone using EMI or ICICI credit and debit cards.