Poco X4 Pro 5G is an impressive model. After its presentation in early 2022, it is gaining more and more popularity. The latter is due to the good set of features, price and modern design. What exactly it offers, we will look at in the following lines.
Before reading the full review, you can familiarize yourself with the detailed Xiaomi Poco X4 Pro 5G specs or watch the video below the article.
- Release date: 2022, February 28
- Colors: Laser Black, Laser Blue, Poco Yellow
- Dimensions: 164.2 x 76.1 x 8.1 mm.
- Weight: 205 g.
- Screen: 6.67" inc, 1080 x 2400, AMOLED
- Camera : Triple, 108MP
- Chipset: Qualcomm SM6375 Snapdragon 695 5G (6 nm)
- CPU: Octa-core (2x2.2 GHz Kryo 660 Gold & 6x1.7 GHz Kryo 660 Silver)
- Memory: 64GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM
- Battery: 5000, Li-Po, non-removable
- Network: GSM / HSPA / LTE / 5G
- Operating system: Android 11, MIUI 13 for POCO
- Sensors: Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
The smartphone is big. Despite its flat edges, it is comfortable to hold. The front and back panels are made of glass, with Gorilla Glass 5 placed on the front. The frame in turn is made of plastic. However, this did not worsen the overall impression of the qualities of the Poco X4 Pro 5G.
If you are an adventurer, it is important to know that this model is protected against dust and water splashes according to the IP53 standard.
The flat edges of the Poco X4 Pro 5G case have a plus that we can't help but share. They free up more space for cooling systems. This is the reason why, even under heavy load, the smartphone is slightly warm, but not hot.
Controls for standard layout. You will find the fingerprint scanner side mounted. It is positioned in a convenient place and you will quickly get used to using it.
Poco X4 Pro 5G is one of the smartphones that offers a large high-resolution display and AMOLED panel. In addition, it supports a higher refresh rate of 120 Hz and a touch processing frequency of 360 Hz. The maximum brightness is also impressive - 750 nits at the stated 700 nits. The features listed are impressive, but there is one "but. In theory, the screen should support HDR10, but there is none.
However, the screen of the Poco X4 Pro 5G is excellent. It has a powerful margin of brightness and good color rendering.
Poco X4 Pro 5G is based on Snapdragon 695 chipset, LPDDR4X memory and UFS 2.2. The graphics are assigned to Adreno 619, which is quite a common solution lately. According to the memory, there are several modifications on the market - 64GB / 6GB RAM, 128GB / 6GB RAM, 128GB / 8GB RAM and 256GB 8GB RAM. A separate memory card slot allows you to expand storage in case you bet on a more affordable configuration.
The smartphone shows average performance, has a better screen than the Poco X3 Pro, better cameras, fast charging and stylish design.
Having mentioned the photographic possibilities, it is time to focus on specific parameters. The Poco X4 Pro 5G has a main camera with a 108 MP main module. The latter is complemented by an 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle camera and a 2-megapixel macro model.
Because the smartphone belongs to the low price range, its video capabilities are limited. You can record a maximum of 1080 pixel video at 30 frames per second. For 4K videos, choose another model on the market.
The camera application in the Poco X4 Pro 5G has not changed. The 108-megapixel module suggests that you will take quality night photos. This is achieved with the help of artificial intelligence.
The selfie camera, in turn, is 16-megapixel and takes good pictures. The portrait mode is also presented with dignity.
If we have to evaluate in a few words the cameras of Poco X4 Pro 5G, they are an excellent step forward. The difference with the Poco X3 Pro is big.
Poco X4 Pro 5G impresses with the fact that it comes with a charger with a power of 67W. It provides fast recovery of charge from 0 to 100% - in less than an hour. In fact, you don't even need to recharge the device completely. In just 30 minutes you will have a new 80%.
In the battery settings you will find 3 performance modes. By default, the smartphone uses the balanced one. However, there is also an economy mode that will help you in emergencies.
Poco X4 Pro 5G is an excellent device for its price. Some even boldly describe him as "almost a flagship." Finally, it can be said that it has several definite advantages. Among them are a large screen, quality cameras and a modern design with interesting colors. The speed and accuracy of the fingerprint scanner and IP53 protection are highly valued.
The support of NFC for contactless payments and 5G networks deserves additional attention.
The smartphone works with the MIUI 13 interface. Among the interesting features is the one that allows you to hide metadata when sending photos. The minimum number of factory-installed applications also deserves a positive assessment. We know how annoying the presence of an indiscriminate set of such can be.
Xiaomi Poco X4 Pro 5G video review
Disclaimer: The information presented in this article is based on our team's personal experience with the Xiaomi Poco X4 Pro 5G and third-party sources. While every effort has been made to provide accurate and reliable information, readers should keep in mind that this is a subjective assessment. The writing of this article was not paid for or sponsored by Xiaomi.