Alongside its Surge S1 processor, Xiaomi has also unveiled Mi 5c which is the first smartphone to feature the company’s brand new in-house chip. Despite being the first of its kind, the Mi 5c is actually the fourth model in Xiaomi Mi 5 family of smartphones after the original Mi 5, Mi 5s, and Mi 5s Plus.
Aside from the new chip, the Mi 5c also features a 5.15-inch full HD (1920 x 1080) display together with 3GB dual-channel LPDDR3 RAM and 64GB eMMC 5.0 internal storage. The 132 grams smartphone with a thickness of 7.09 mm also features metal body and fingerprint sensor.
In terms of photography, the Mi 5c relies on a 1.25μm 12-megapixels sensor that provides the phone’s rear camera with PDAF and HDR capability. At the same time, the camera also features a 6-elements f/2.2 27mm wide angle lens alongside an LED flash.
On the front, there is also an 8-megapixels camera with f/2.0 27mm wide angle lens. To complete its general specifications, the Mi 5c is also equipped with a 2,860mAh battery that supports 9V/2A fast charging through its USB Type-C port. Priced at CNY 1,499 (about RM 970), the release date of the phone is not known at the moment.