Xiaomi Mi 5c With 7mm Slim Metal Body, In-House Surge S1 SoC, VoLTE Support Announced

Xiaomi has today made its long-rumored Mi 5c smartphone official, the successor to Xiaomi Mi 4c – introduced in 2015. Here are the details on the newly launched.

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Specifications:

The Mi 5c has the same 5.15-inch fullHD (1920×1080) resolution display from JDI with 1.6mm ultra narrow bezels. The highlight of this smartphone will be its fueled with Xiaomi’s own 2.2GHz Octa-Core 64-bit Pinecone Surge S1 processor, just introduced.

No that the design and photography with the Xiaomi’s new Mi 5c smartphone, which has a 12-megapixel camera with 1.25μm pixel size on the back and a 8-megapixel sensor on its front-facing. Software it runs on MIUI 8.1.x on top of Android 7.0 Nougat out-of-the-box, Xiaomi says 7.1.1 Nougat OTA update will be available in March. The connectivity options include a fingerprint sensor embedded into the Home button.

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With the unibody metal design, Mi 5c only weighs 135 grams. Other specs include 4G LTE support with VoLTE, dual nano SIM slot without a dedicated microSD card space, rather it has increased its internal storage to 64GB. It packs a 2860mAh battery with support for 9V/2A fast charging – promises to deliver full day battery life without interval charge.

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In Brief and Short:

  • 5.15-inch (1920×1080 pixels) Full HD curved glass display, 94.4% of the NTSC color gamut, 550 nits brightness, 1500: 1 contrast ratio
  • 2.2GHz Xiaomi Surge S1 64-bit Octa-Core processor with quad-core Mali-T860 GPU
  • 3GB LPDDR3 RAM, 64GB (eMMC 5.0) internal storage
  • Android with MIUI 8, upgradable to Android 7.1 Nougat
  • Dual SIM (nano + nano)
  • 12-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, 1.25 μm pixel size, f/2.2 aperture, 6P lens 27-mm wide angle lens
  • 8MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture, 27 mm wide-angle lens
  • Fingerprint scanner, Infrared sensor
  • 3.5mm audio jack, FM radio
  • Dimensions: 144.38 x 69.68 x7.09 mm ; Weight: 135g
  • 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac dual-band, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, USB Type-C
  • 2860mAh (typical) / 2810mAh (minimum) built-in battery with fast charging

It comes in Rose Gold, Gold and Black colors and is priced at 1499 yuan (US$218 / INR 14560 approx.). The Mi 5c will go on sale in China starting March 3rd.

Update: Xiaomi Redmi 4X With 5-inch HD display, 4100mAh Battery, Snapdragon 435 SoC, 3GB RAM Announced