POCO C65 to launch in PH on Nov. 7: Starts at ₱4,999

POCO is set to launch its latest budget smartphone, the POCO C65, in the Philippines on November 7.

In the Philippines, the POCO C65 is priced at ₱4,999 for the 6GB+128GB variant and ₱5,999 for the 8GB+256GB variant. The phone will be available online and offline through authorized retailers.

POCO C65 Price in the Philippines

The POCO C65 boasts a large 6.74-inch HD+ IPS display with a 90Hz refresh rate and a waterdrop notch that houses an 8MP selfie camera. Under the hood, it features a MediaTek Helio G85 processor and comes with two memory and storage configurations: 6GB+128GB and 8GB+256GB.

On the back, the smartphone has a dual camera system with a 50MP main camera and a 2MP macro camera. The rear cameras support up to 1080p@30fps video, and feature Night Mode, Portrait Mode, 50MP mode, time-lapse, and more.

It is powered by a 5000mAh battery that supports up to 18W fast charging. However, the phone is only bundled with a 10W charger in the box. According to POCO, the battery can last up to 23 hours of video playback. Meanwhile, its fast charging can provide up to 5 hours of music playback for a 5-minute charge. The phone also features a USB-C port, a 3.5mm headphone jack, a side-mounted fingerprint scanner, and MIUI 14 for POCO.


The POCO C65 comes in three color options: black, blue, and purple. It will be officially launched in the Philippines on November 7, 11 a.m. via live stream on POCO’s Facebook page.

POCO C65 specs

Display6.74-inch HD+ IPS display, 1600×720, 90Hz refresh rate, 600 nits, Gorilla Glass
ProcessorMediaTek Helio G85
Rear Camera50MP main, f/1.8
2MP macro, f/2.4
Front Camera8MP, f/2.0
Network4G LTE
ConnectivityWi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS
OthersSide fingerprint sensor, face recognition, USB-C, headphone jack, FM Radio
ColorsBlack, blue, purple
Battery5000mAh Battery, 18W fast charging

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