October 1, 2023

TECNO has officially launched the POVA 5 Series in the Philippines. Known as the “Level-up Gaming King” and co-designed with the popular mobile game Garena Free Fire, these smartphones combine features such as a long-lasting battery, faster charging, and improved audio-visual features, along with a design inspired by Free Fire’s beloved characters.


The POVA 5 Series consists of the recently launched POVA 5, and soon, the POVA NEO 3 and POVA 5 Pro, both with impressive upgrades.

TECNO POVA 5 Series sports a futuristic Turbo Mecha Design, inspired by powerful robot armor. This gives the phone a hardcore look and empowers users to showcase their modern style. It comes in three stunning colors – Amber Gold, Hurricane Blue, and Mecha Black.

TECNO POVA 5 features a stunning 6.78” FHD+ Display with a 120Hz High Refresh Rate, and a 240Hz Touch Sampling Rate, providing an immersive visual experience for gaming, movies, and daily use. It comes with Dual Speakers, delivering great audio quality, and has a Z-axis Linear Motor and Hard Gyroscope for realistic vibration during gaming. The phone’s Vapor Chamber Cooling also keeps it performing at its best during gaming sessions.


The device is powered by a MediaTek Helio G99 6nm processor along with up to 8GB+8GB extended RAM and up to 256GB of storage.

You get a 50MP AI Camera, for capturing those cool gaming moments. It also features Dual View video for vlogging with two perspectives, Sky Shop for magical sky editing, a Portrait Beauty feature, along with an HDR mode to ensure crystal-clear photo results.


TECNO POVA 5 packs a 6,000mAh battery with 45W Smart Charge which charges the phone to 50% in 21 minutes and 100% in 60 minutes – 25% faster than the previous POVA Series. It also features a Battery Lab 3.0 to maximize battery life in Super Power Saving Mode, and it can even charge other devices with its 10W Reverse Charging feature.

TECNO POVA 5 Specifications

  • Display: 6.78″ FHD+, 120Hz, 240Hz Touch Sampling Rate
  • Processor: Helio G99
  • RAM: 8GB
  • Storage: 128GB, 256GB
  • Rear Camera: 50MP AI Camera + Depth Sensor
  • Front Camera: 8MP
  • Software: HiOS (Based on Android 13)
  • Battery: 6,000mAh + 45W Smart Charge

How Much is the TECNO POVA 5 in the Philippines?


TECNO POVA 5 is priced at PHP 7,999 for the 8GB+128GB variant and PHP 8,499 for twice the storage. Get it via TECNO’s official stores on Lazada, Shopee, and TikTok.

Emman has been writing technical and feature articles since 2010. Prior to this, he became one of the instructors at Asia Pacific College in 2008, and eventually landed a job as Business Analyst and Technical Writer at Integrated Open Source Solutions for almost 3 years.

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