Xiaomi’s latest budget phone the Mi 5c becomes the first handset powered by the company’s self-designed chip (SoC)dubbed as Surge S1.
Needless to quote, Mi 5c is a quite impressive midrange smartphone with the Surge S1 chipset having four high-performance cores running at 2.2GHz and four low-performance cores running at 1.4 GHz to match the chip’s resources to the running app’s intensity, licenses the Mali T860 MP4 graphics processor to enable features like 4K video resolution, and light-sensitive images.
Mi 5c sports with only one variant – 3GB RAM and 64GB internal memory, larger camera pixel size, 5.15 inches display with 2048 brightness adjustment levels, ultra-light metal body with only 132g, and 9V/2A fast charging.
It also comes with 3GB of LPDDR3 RAM plus 64GB of eMMC 5.0 storage, a front-facing fingerprint reader, dual-Nano SIM slots with VoLTE support on a smaller, 2,860 mAh battery, making the phone slimmer than Xiaomi’s midrange phone predecessors.
The new custom processor embeddeded budget phone the Mi 5c, which will officially hit shelves this week with a price tag of 1,499 yuan ($218). Stay tuned for more updates and kindly let us know your thoughts by comments.