Himanshu Tandon, POCO India’s head, announced a partnership with Airtel to offer an affordable 5G smartphone, the POCO M6 5G, after recently teasing the launch.

From 10th March at 12 PM, Airtel Prepaid customers can take advantage of this special offer on Flipkart. Airtel customers can get an additional 50GB of free data as well as a discount of up to Rs 750 on the original price of Rs 10,499 for the 4GB/128GB model. As such, Poco is promoting the smartphone at Rs. 8,799.

Under this offer, the POCO M6 5G will be locked to Airtel for 18 months. Airtel SIMs must be recharged with a minimum Truly Unlimited plan of Rs 199 to keep the phone unlocked. It is also required if you want to use the phone with a SIM card from another carrier.


The new POCO M6 5G will sport a 6.74-inch HD+ IPS LCD with a resolution of 1600 x 720 pixels, & a 20:9 aspect ratio. The display also gets Corning Gorilla Glass protection and an oleophobic coating & 90Hz refresh rate. POCO M6 5G comes with a new MediaTek Dimensity 6100+ SoC coupled with 4GB/6GB/8GB LPDDR4X RAM and 128GB/256GB storage. The device also gets a dedicated microSD card slot.

It features a 50MP main rear camera with LED flash along with a 2MP macro sensor with an aperture of f/2.2. The device comes with a 5MP selfie shooter with an f/2.2 aperture. It packs a 5000 mAh battery with 18W charging support. The device comes with a side-mounted fingerprint scanner.

The connectivity options include Dual SIM with Dual 4G LTE/5G and VoLTE, A-GPS, GLONASS, and Bluetooth 5.3. It also features Dual-Band Wi-Fi, a USB Type-C port, NFC, FM Radio, and a 3.5 mm audio jack. It runs on Android 13 OS with MIUI 14 on top. The device measures 8.09 mm thick and weighs 192g.