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Xiaomi Poco C65

Specifications

Xiaomi Poco C65
Xiaomi Poco C65 (Poco C Series)
Processor
Mediatek Helio G85 8 x 1.8 - 2 GHz, Cortex-A75 / A55
Graphics adapter
Memory
6 GB 
, or 8GB
Display
6.74 inch 20:9, 1600 x 720 pixel 260 PPI, Capacitive, IPS, glossy: yes, 90 Hz
Storage
128GB / 256GB
Connections
USB-C Power Delivery (PD), Audio Connections: 3.5mm, Card Reader: microSD, 1 Fingerprint Reader, Sensors: accelerometer, compass
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/), Bluetooth 5.3, GSM, UMTS, LTE, Dual SIM, GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 8.1 x 168 x 78
Battery
5000 mAh Lithium-Polymer
Operating System
Android 13
Camera
Primary Camera: 50 MPix (f/1.8, 28mm) + 2MP (f/2.4) + 0.08MP
Secondary Camera: 8 MPix f/2.0
Additional features
Keyboard: OnScreen
Weight
192 g
Price
190 Euro

 

Price comparison

Average Score: 71.08% - average
Average of 13 scores (from 27 reviews)
price: 73%, performance: 64%, features: 74%, display: 78% mobility: 79%, workmanship: 74%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Xiaomi Poco C65

Poco C65 Review: A True Budget Champion?
Source: Cashify English EN→zh-CN
In a sea of similar-looking budget phones, the Poco C65 tries to stand out with its unique design, large display and long-lasting battery life. The 6.74-inch display has a teardrop notch and 720p resolution, which feels outdated in 2024. The MediaTek Helio G85 is decent for day-to-day tasks, but opening apps can take awfully long due to the eMMC 5.1 storage. The 50-megapixel camera can take decent shots in the day but disappoints at night. The 5,000mAh battery can easily last a day, but the 10W charger can take a lot of time to charge.MIUI 14 is feature-packed, and the promise of 2 OS updates seems alluring, but the bloatware-ridden experience leaves mixed feelings. Overall, the Poco C65 is a good budget phone if you can look past the 720p screen, 10W charging and the bloatware. You can also consider other alternatives, such as the Motorola Moto G24 Power, Infinix Note 12i and the Poco M6 5G.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/03/2024
Xiaomi Poco C65 Review
Source: Tech Amaze English EN→zh-CN
The POCO C65 phone falls into the category of economical and cheap phones. If you need a phone for daily tasks and phone calls that is also smart, this product will be a good choice for you. Among its strengths, you can mention the Helio G85 chip, the IPS LCD display and the possibility of adding a side memory card to the product. Keep in mind that this phone will not meet the needs of gamers and those who want to take professional photos with the phone. Therefore, if you want a second cheap phone or you can get by with a cheap phone, this phone will be suitable for you.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/19/2024
80% Poco C65 review: Good battery, good performance and a usable camera make it worth the price
Source: India Today English EN→zh-CN
There is no perfect phone — or rather a phone without compromises in the budget segment. And when it comes to segment under Rs 10,000, there is absolutely no one that is going to give to users everything. There are compromises. With the Poco C65 too there are compromises. But it is also a phone where the compromises aren’t too many. In fact, when it comes to basics — design, performance, display, camera, battery life — the C65 gets it all right. The only two major issues, in my opinion are bloatware and lack of 5G. If you do not mind these two issues, or if you can compromise on them, I feel the Poco C65 is one of the best under Rs 10,000 phone you can buy. In fact, given how good its camera and how generous Poco is with RAM and storage, the Poco C65 should be high-up on the shortlist of everyone looking to purchase a phone around Rs 10,000.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/29/2023
Rating: Total score: 80%
75% POCO C65 review: a good budget option for entry-level users
Source: 91mobiles English EN→zh-CN
The POCO C65 is a no-frills 4G smartphone, best suited for entry-level users. It offers a tall display, which is good for reading and watching content on YouTube. The battery backup is equally solid, and I am happy with the Type-C charging port. While the box includes a charger, you may want to spend a little extra on a more capable charger to enjoy faster charging. Whether to go for the smartphone, I would advise you to not choose the 256GB storage option, as it is an overkill for this segment. Its 128GB option with 6GB RAM should be sufficient for handling daily work, whether it’s watching short videos on social media or using WhatsApp. If you’re okay with spending Rs 10,000, I feel the POCO M6 5G is a better option. You may also want to check out Redmi 13C or Redmi 13C 5G (review) on Amazon, which are almost identical to the POCO C65 and POCO M6 5G, respectively. Whichever phone is available with the best offers, you may want to go for that.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/27/2023
Rating: Total score: 75% performance: 70% display: 75% mobility: 75% workmanship: 80%
70% Poco C65 Review: Decent for the Price
Source: NDTV Gadgets English EN→zh-CN
For the price, yes, you should buy the Poco C65, especially if you get the Rs. 1,000 instant discount. It's got a large screen, good battery life, and decent build quality. The 50-megapixel rear camera offers average performance in daylight but isn't very good at night. However, the phone lacks 5G support, but there aren't many phones in this price segment that offer this feature. If you're looking for a budget Android phone with a big display and a battery but don't particularly care about performance or cameras, then definitely give the Poco C65 a look.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/20/2023
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 90% performance: 70% display: 70% mobility: 80% workmanship: 70%
POCO C65 Review: The New King of Entry-Level Phones?
Source: Tech X Reviews English EN→zh-CN
The POCO C65 enters the competitive budget smartphone arena with a compelling proposition, blending affordability with a suite of decent features. Priced attractively, especially with its early bird offer starting around $102, it targets a segment of consumers who prioritize value for money without excessive compromise on performance and features. POCO C65 Review: The New King of Entry-Level Phones? This phone shines with its MediaTek Helio G85 processor, ensuring smooth performance for everyday tasks and light gaming. With a 6.74-inch LCD with a 90Hz refresh rate, adds to its appeal. However, the device is not without its drawbacks. The teardrop notch design and the thick chin may seem a tad outdated to some users. Moreover, the camera setup, while decent in well-lit conditions, exhibits limitations in low-light photography, a common challenge in budget smartphones. POCO C65 Review: The New King of Entry-Level Phones?
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/19/2023
59% POCO C65 Review: Budget elegance for the masses; not suited to power users
Source: Think Digit English EN→zh-CN
So far, I’ve come across several budget POCO smartphones that get the blend of features, performance, and affordability right but the POCO C65, sadly, isn’t a smash hit. Yes, we are treated to a few improvements such as the 90 Hz display, faster charging, and sleeker body, but the misses are disappointing in the competitive Indian smartphone market. The lack of 5G, when other competitors offer it, is monumental in 2023. I am certain several phones will begin offering 5G starting next year, and the C65 was a great opportunity for POCO to gain a leg up in the game, which they missed out on. At ₹8,499 for the base 4 GB + 128 GB variant, it is a decent option for users who want a basic phone for simple tasks, but that’s about it. However, for power users, this is not the play. A great alternative at this price is the Lava Blaze 2 5G. It has similar features with a faster 5G processor.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/15/2023
Rating: Total score: 59% price: 57% performance: 48% workmanship: 63%
POCO C65 Review
Source: Mobygyaan English EN→zh-CN
Overall, the POCO C65 is not just a budget-friendly 4G smartphone, it looks stylish, offers plenty of RAM and storage (8 GB + 256 GB), offers a smooth 90 Hz screen, performs decently in the segment, and packs a bunch of MIUI 14 perks. All these make the POCO C65 a noteworthy contender in the entry-level smartphone segment. The price starts at ₹8,499 for its base variant which can be grabbed at ₹7,499 with offers while the top variant with 8 GB RAM and 256 GB storage is available for ₹9,999 with offers.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/15/2023
Review – POCO C65: The best phone for RM499
Source: NLT English EN→zh-CN
So overall, for the price of RM499, you’ll get everything that we mentioned earlier. Honestly, for the price, this is a very good phone for its price. And that’s all we have to share with you in this video. If you have any other questions regarding this phone, leave them down in the comments section below. Remember to subscribe on your way there – and we’ll see you in the next video.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/29/2023
POCO C65 Review
Source: Yugatech English EN→zh-CN
Before we end this review, we have to talk about the price. The POCO C65 starts at PHP 4,999 for the 6GB+128GB variant, while the 8GB+256GB variant is priced at PHP 5,999. However, do note these prices are part of the early bird promo, and prices will go up soon. This makes it a very affordable phone, whether its for personal use or business. So, that’s about it for this review of the POCO C65. It’s got decent specs, enough to even run Genshin, and a decent camera, all for a very affordable price. But what do you think? Is it a budget phone you’ll consider this holiday season? Share your thoughts in the comments below.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/28/2023
70% Poco C65/Redmi 13C review
Source: GSM Arena English EN→zh-CN
We could go on, but you kind of get the point. Honestly, we didn't hate our time with the Poco C65. It is a decent enough device. Its biggest weakness, in our opinion, is the poor performance afforded by the Helio G85 chipset. Other than that, it has almost no glaring flaws, and even the performance is pretty hard to complain about at this price point. If we were shopping in this price range, we would probably try to get something that runs just a bit smoother than the Poco C65. If adjusting the budget is not an option, it should do just fine.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/22/2023
Rating: Total score: 70%
POCO C65: Hands-On Review
Source: Yugatech English
Hands-On, online available, Medium, Date: 11/11/2023
71% Poco C65
Source: Chinahandys.net German DE→zh-CN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/27/2023
Rating: Total score: 71% performance: 60% display: 80% mobility: 70% workmanship: 70%
80% Poco C65 Gespart an allen Enden
Source: Chip.de German DE→zh-CN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/27/2023
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 86% performance: 73% features: 79% display: 85% mobility: 87%
Das supergünstige Xiaomi Poco C65 im Praxis-Test
Source: Computerbild German DE→zh-CN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/01/2023
73% Poco C65: ideal para consumo multimedia y autonomía infinita con precio muy ajustado
Source: Computerhoy Spanish ES→zh-CN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/04/2024
Rating: Total score: 73%
Probamos el Poco C65: ¿es este el móvil definitivo por menos de 150 euros?
Source: Hipertextual Spanish ES→zh-CN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/23/2023
70% Poco C65
Source: Tudo Celular Portuegese PT→zh-CN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/17/2024
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 60%
70% Review Poco C65 – Prima voor dagelijkse taken
Source: Diskidee.nl Dutch NL→zh-CN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 12/13/2023
Rating: Total score: 70%
Test du Xiaomi POCO C65 : le smartphone des petits budgets
Source: 01Net French FR→zh-CN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/14/2024
70% Test du Xiaomi Poco C65 : un modèle d’entrée de gamme élégant et suffisant pour démarrer
Source: CNet France French FR→zh-CN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/20/2024
Rating: Total score: 70%
60% Test du POCO C65 : pensé pour les petits budgets
Source: Les Mobiles French FR→zh-CN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/15/2023
Rating: Total score: 60%
Xiaomi Poco C65 - recenzja, test, opinia i dane techniczne
Source: Unite4buy Turkish PL→zh-CN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/05/2023
Xiaomi Poco C65 - recenzja, test, opinia i dane techniczne
Source: Unite4buy Turkish PL→zh-CN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/09/2023
76% Recenze Poco C65: bestseller mezi levnými telefony
Source: Smartmania.cz CZ→zh-CN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/10/2024
Rating: Total score: 76% performance: 65% features: 69% mobility: 85% workmanship: 88%
Trên tay Xiaomi POCO C65: Smartphone giá hơn 2 triệu có mặt lưng kính, camera 50MP, pin 5000mAh
Source: Cell Phones VN→zh-CN
Hands-On, online available, Long, Date: 11/21/2023
Review POCO C65: Smartphone Rp 1 Jutaan dengan Garansi 15 Bulan
Source: Jagat Review ID→zh-CN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/02/2024

Comment

ARM Mali-G52 MP2:

具有2个集群的中端集成图形卡。ARM声称G52系列比G51系列在同一工艺节点上快30%,效率高15%。

 

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


Helio G85:

基于ARM的八核SoC,具有高达2 GHz的2个大型ARM Cortex-A75内核和高达1.8 GHz的6个小型且节能的ARM Cortex-A55内核。集成了Cat-7(DL)/ Cat-13(UL)LTE调制解调器(4G),ARM Mali-G72 MP3 GPU和高达950 MHz的ARM Mali G52 MC2。

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


6.74":

只有较少的手机有很大的屏幕。

大尺寸可以让屏幕有更高的分辨率。因而例如字体等的细节将会更丰富。不过另一方面,小屏幕的功耗会较低,而设备也会更轻盈小巧,售价更低。

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

 

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