• Fri. Apr 16th, 2021

Xiaomi launches the Mi 5c with their Surge S1 chip

While other phone manufacturers were in Barcelona, Spain, flaunting new gadgets at the MWC, Xiaomi was at home in China unveiling their new smartphone. The Xiaomi Mi 5c is the first to come with the first of Xiaomi’s earlier rumored in-house processors. The Mi 5C is an updated, cheaper version of the Xiaomi Mi 5. We should expect very refined performance and graphics from this device. See specifications below:

Xiaomi Mi 5c Specifications

Network and Software

  • GSM: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
  • 3G: HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100
  • 4G: LTE
  • SIM Type: Dual Nano SIM (dual stand-by)
  • OS: Android 7.1 (Nougat)

Xiaomi Mi 5c


  • Dimensions: 144.4 x 69.7 x 7.1 mm
  • Weight: 135 g
  • Display: 5.15-inch, 1080 x 1920 pixels (428 PPI), IPS LCD Capacitive touchscreen
  • Sensors: Fingerprint, Accelerometer, Gyro, Proximity, Compass
  • Build: Metal
  • Colours: Black, Gold, Rose Gold


  • Processor Type: Octa-core 2.2 GHz Cortex-A53
  • Processor Name: Xiaomi Surge S1
  • Graphics Processor: Mali-T860MP4
  • RAM: 3 GB
  • Internal Storage: 64 GB
  • External Storage: No


  • Rear: 12 MP, phase detection autofocus, LED flash
  • Video recording: 1080p @ 30fps
  • Front-facing: 8 MP


  • Music Support: MP3/WAV/eAAC+ player
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • Video Support: MP4/MPEG4/H.263/H.264 player
  • FM Radio:


  • Bluetooth: v4.2
  • WiFi: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • GPS: Yes
  • USB: Type-C 1.0 reversible connector


  • Charging: Fast battery charging
  • Battery: Non-removable Li-Ion 2860 mAh
  • Announced: February, 2017
  • Availability: March 2017
  • Launch Price: $220

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