TECNO launches POVA 5 Series, co-designed with Free Fire

TECNO POVA 5 Series: A gaming smartphone with Free Fire-inspired features and design.

TECNO unveils the POVA 5 Series, a new line of smartphones that combines powerful performance, stunning design, and exclusive features inspired by the popular mobile game Garena Free Fire.

The POVA 5 Series consists of three models: the POVA 5, the POVA NEO 3, and the POVA 5 Pro. The POVA 5 is the first to launch in the local market, while the other two models will be coming soon with equally impressive upgrades.

TECNO POVA 5 Mecha Black

The TECNO POVA 5 is available in the Philippines starting today, with prices as low as PHP 7,999 (USD 159) for the 8GB+128GB variant and PHP 8,499 (USD 169) for the 8GB+256GB option.


The TECNO POVA 5 offers an immersive gaming and entertainment experience with its 6.78-inch FHD+ display with a 120Hz refresh rate and a 240Hz touch sampling rate for fluid and responsive visuals. The phone also features dual speakers with DTS- and Hi-Res-certified audio for crisp and clear sound.

To enhance gaming realism, the phone has a Z-axis linear motor and a hard gyroscope that provide realistic vibration feedback. It also has an AI-powered Aurora engine that can launch apps in a flash. Additionally, the vapor chamber cooling system can lower the phone’s temperature by up to 10 degrees Celsius during gaming.

TECNO POVA 5 Display

The POVA 5 boasts a massive 6,000mAh battery with a 45W smart charge that can fully charge the phone in just an hour and support a full day of intensive gaming. The phone is powered by a MediaTek Helio G99 gaming processor with 8GB+8GB extended RAM and up to 256GB storage.

For photography enthusiasts, the smartphone has a 50MP AI dual camera setup with various modes and features, such as dual view video, sky shop, portrait beauty, and HDR.

The POVA 5 also has a futuristic and tech-infused “Turbo Mecha Design” that makes it stand out from other smartphones. It comes in three stunning colors: Amber Gold, Hurricane Blue, and Mecha Black.

TECNO POVA 5 Free Fire

The POVA 5 Series also offers exclusive features with Garena Free Fire, one of the most popular battle royale games in the world. The phone comes with themed app icons, live wallpapers, notifications, and ringtones that create a comprehensive Free Fire-themed smartphone experience for fans and players.

Price & Availability

The TECNO POVA 5 comes in three colors: Amber Gold, Hurricane Blue, and Mecha Black. It is now available in the Philippines, priced at PHP 7,999 (around USD 145) for the 8GB+128GB variant and PHP 8,499 (USD 154) for the 8GB+256GB option.

You can find the smartphone on TECNO’s official e-commerce platforms: TikTok Shop, Lazada, and Shopee.

For more information about the latest devices from TECNO Philippines, follow them on Facebook or visit their website.

TECNO POVA 5 specs

Display6.78-inch FHD+ display, 2460×1080, 120Hz refresh rate, 240Hz touch sampling rate, 580 nits
ProcessorMediaTek Helio G99
Rear Camera50MP AI camera
Unknown second camera
Front Camera8MP
With flash
Network4G, dual SIM
ConnectivityWi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS
OthersSide fingerprint scanner, USB-C, FM radio, vapor chamber cooling, DTS dual speakers, Hi-Res audio, Hi-Res audio wireless
OSHiOS 13, Android 13
Battery6000mAh battery, 45W fast charging

Bryan is a geek at heart and a tech enthusiast by choice. He has a strong background in corporate communications, marketing services, and customer relations having worked in the telecommunications and banking sectors for over two decades. In his spare time, he enjoys watching clips on YouTube and binge watching shows on Netflix.

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