Xiaomi Mi 5C another phone from Xiaomi could be announced to launch at the end of this month. On the basis of leaked information from China, this phone will be running on Xiaomi’s own processor ‘Pinecone’. I will tell you more about this processor later in this article.
It’s been a month; we keep getting some leaked information about this phone. As this device was certified by China’s 3C authority, it came out from the shadows. The expected price of this smartphone is Rs. 15,000. Xiaomi Mi 6 is already getting rumors for being the first phone with more than 90% screen-to-body ratio.
This phone is expected to launch just after the WMC (World Mobile Congress) event on 26 February 2017. Now, in this section, we will discuss the new features, specifications, the price of the other variants, pros and cons (if any) and more.
Xiaomi Mi 5C Price and Date
|Mobile Name||Price (Expected)||Release Date (Expected)|
|Xiaomi Mi 5C (32 GB/ 3 GB)||Rs. 15,000||28 February 2017|
Only one variant with 32 GB internal storage capacity and 3 GB RAM will be available in Rs. 15,000. As I mentioned above, this phone is expected to launch in the last week of February. Most probably on 28 February 2017 just after the WMC event.
Xiaomi Mi 5C Specifications
|Network||Network Mode||2G, 3G, 4G (LTE)|
|Sim Supported||Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|Display||Type||IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Display Size||5.2 inches|
|Screen Resolution||1080 x 1920 pixels (~424 ppi pixel density)|
|Platform||Operating System||Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow)|
|Memory||Inbuilt Memory||32 GB|
|RAM||3 GB RAM|
|Camera||Primary Camera||13 MP, autofocus, LED flash|
|Front Camera||5 MP|
|Video Recording||1920 x 1080 (FHD)|
|Battery||Non-removable Li-Ion battery|
|Connectivity||Wifi||Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac|
|Bluetooth||Yes, v4.2, A2DP, LE|
|GPS||Yes with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS|
|USB OTG||Type-C 1.0 reversible connector|
|Ambient light sensor||Yes|
This will be a dual SIM phone (Micro and Nano SIM) that will support 4G for sure. Let’s discuss more about the specifications
What is Pinecone Processor?
This is Xiaomi’s own processor and based on the Cortex-A53 cores and an octa-core chip in a 4×4 arrangement. Not only this but they are working on another Pinecone processor that is expected to be powerful and will be available in the same 4×4 arrangement. Also this phone will run on Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow).
Design and Screen
A 5.2 inches phone with 1080 x 1920 pixels (~424 ppi pixel density) resolution. If we talk about the display IPS (In-plane Switching) LCD capacitive touchscreen is used. Corning Gorilla Glass protection is missing.
Fixed storage capacity of 32 GB will be provided. The storage capacity can be expanded upto 128 GB using a microSD card. For the same no dedicated slot is available. If talk about RAM, only one variant with 3 GB RAM will be available.
- Back Camera: Primary camera 13 MP camera with face detection autofocus quality. Optical Image Stabilization (OIS). Dual LED (dual tone) flash maintains the image quality at night too.
- Front Camera: Secondary camera or selfie shooter of 5 MP wll be provided.
- Touch focus
- Face detection
Highlighted Key Features
- Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
- Fast battery charging
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Still some of the information like battery, color variants, etc. are not available. If you like this post and find this informative, you can share your views in the comment box. This is all best of my knowledge, but still I do not guarantee that the information in this article is 100% correct. Just hope for the best.