Xiaomi again took the market by storm when it announced the new Mi 5c, a device that hides an important surprise inside, and becomes the first terminal to have one of the new Pinecone processors, developed by the own signature of Chinese origin.
Mi 5c body is entirely made up of aluminum, and its screen is reduced in size as compare to Mi 5s Plus, 5.15 inches. It offers up to 2048 brightness level adjustments, high contrast, color saturation of 94.4% of the NTSC space and a brightness of up to 550nit.
Otherwise, the terminal offers a design with rounded edges and a back that looks two stripes at the ends with a slightly darker color. The front camera is located in the upper left area, and it appears to be completely flush with the housing.
In contrast to the other Xiaomi, such as Mi 4, one of the great novelties that incorporate the Xiaomi Mi 5c is the first SoC developed by the company. It is called Surge S1 and is a processor with eight cores and 64 bits. This processor has been developed with 28nm technology and offers a speed of up to 2.2 GHz in four of its cores and 1.4 GHz in the other four. It also incorporates a Mali-T860 GPU which offers 40% more performance than the previous generation, Mali-T760.
The new Xiaomi SoC also incorporates a 32-bit DSP to improve the processing of voice calls and two microphones with noise reduction. It is accompanied by 3 GB of LPDDR3 RAM and 64 GB of eMMC 5.0 storage. The battery remains at 2,860 mAh and has a technology of fast charge developed by the firm itself.
The rear camera uses a 12MP sensor that works in conjunction with the new digital image processor of the processor to get better colors and finishes thanks to the new processing algorithm that, say, ensures better results even in low light. On the front, we have a camera with a sensor of 8 megapixels. The Surge S1 incorporates an ISP algorithm which is capable of improving the light sensitivity of the camera by up to 150%.
|Announced||01 February, 2017|
|Released||03 March, 2017|
|TypeDesign Type called form factor refers to a mobile phone's size, shape, and style as well as the layout and position of major components of phone. There are three major form factors seen in mobile phones => bar phones, folding phones and sliding phones.||Bar|
|Dimensions||144.4 x 69.7 x 7.1 mm|
|Colors||Black, Gold, Rose Gold|
|2G Network||GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2|
|3G Network||HSDPA & TD-SCDMA|
|SIMSIM (Subscriber Identity Module) is a small card that contains mobile network subscriber's account information. This allows the phone using the card to attach to a mobile network. The SIM card is most commonly associated with GSM and UMTS mobile networks. Moving a SIM card from one phone to another allows a subscriber to switch mobile phones without having to contact their mobile network carrier. SIM cards can also be used by a phone to store limited amounts of data, such as phone numbers and text messages.||Nano SIM|
|Display TypeDisplay Technology => A number of display technologies and types used in mobile phones => TFT (Thin Film Transistor), IPS (In-Place Switching), OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode), AMOLED (Active-Matrix Organic Light-Emitting Diode), Super AMOLED (an even advanced version of AMOLED), Resistive Touchscreen (Resistive touchscreens contain two layer of conductive material with a very small gap between them which acts as a resistance), Capacitive Touchsceen (Capacitive touchscreen technology consists of a layer of glass coated with a transparent conductor)||IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen|
|Resolution||1080 x 1920 pixels|
|Display ColorsDisplay Colors is refers to the number of different shades of colors that the screen is capable of displaying => 64K colors, 256K colors and 16 million colors, Obviously 16M is highest available range of colors and better than others.||16M colors|
|Pixel DensityPixel Density (PPI) is refers to the concentration of pixels on a particular display, measured in pixels per inch (ppi). Pixel density is calculated by dividing the diagonal pixel resolution of a display by its diagonal size, higher pixel density better display quality.||~428 ppi|
|Touch Screen||Yes, Multitouch|
|PrimaryCamera is able to capture photographs and usually videos, The most important characteristics of a camera are the resolution (measured in megapixels), lens focus type (fixed or automatic), higher megapixel cameras are known to capture higher quality photos, but not always a good measurement of the photos quality.||12 MP, f/2.2, 27mm|
|Camera Features||Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama|
|FlashFlash Light => There is commonly two types of flash lights are used in camera mobile phones, LED Flash (LED flash offers lower power consumption with drive circuitry that takes up very little room, LEDs can be strobed faster than any other light source), Xenon Flash (xenon flash produces an extremely intense full-spectrum white light for a very short duration)||LED flash|
|Secondary||8 MP, f/2.2, 27mm, 1080p|
|Operating SystemOS => Every computer system run on a base software called Operating System (OS). Operating System controls all basic operations of the computer (such as smartphone, PDAs, tablet computers and other handheld devices). The Operating System allows the user to install and run third party applications (apps), apps are used to add new functionality to the device.||Android 7.1 (Nougat)|
|User InterfaceUI or user interface of a device is the look and feel of the on-screen menu system. How it works, its color scheme, how it responds to button presses, all of these things are part of the user interface.||MIUI 8|
|ChipsetChipset is a group of integrated circuits designed to perform one or a more dedicated functions, often with real time computing constraints, Popular smartphones are equipped with more advanced embedded chipsets that can do many different tasks depending on their programming.||Xiaomi Surge S1|
|CPUCPU (Central Processing Unit) mostly known as processors, CPU processes instructions in order to carry out certain functions that make your device operate properly. Processors are often described as the brain of computers, smartphones and tablets, Smartphones and tablets rely on processors to carry out their every task, Processors are an incredibly important factor in selecting any type of computing device, including your smartphone.||Octa-core (4x2.2 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.4 GHz Cortex-A53)|
|GPUGPU (Graphics Processing Unit) is a single-chip processor designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display, This includes things such as lighting effects, object transformations, and 3D motion.||Mali-T860MP4|
|RAM (Memory)RAM (Random Access Memory) is a type of computer memory that can be accessed randomly, any byte of memory can be accessed without touching the preceding bytes that allows information to be stored and accessed quickly from random locations. RAM is the most common type of memory found in computer systems, smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices.||3 GB|
|Internal StorageInternal Storage is a data storage space (flash memory) mostly used in smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices where operating system, apps, music, photos, videos, files and other user data Is stored.||64 GB|
|SensorsSensors are electronic components that detects and responds to some type of input from the physical environment. The specific input could be light, heat, motion, moisture, pressure and location, The output is generally a signal that is converted to use in computing systems, a location sensor, such as a GPS receiver is able to detect current location of your electronic device.||Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass|
|BluetoothBluetooth is a wireless communications technology for exchanging data between mobile phones, headsets, computers and other network devices over short distances without wires, Bluetooth technology was primarily designed to support simple wireless networking of personal consumer devices.||4.1, A2DP, LE|
|Wi-fiWi-Fi is a popular wireless networking technology using radio waves to provide high-speed network connections that allows devices to communicate without cords or cables, Wi-Fi is increasingly becoming the preferred mode of internet connectivity all over the world.||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac|
|GPSGPS The Global Positioning System is a satellite-based radio navigation system, GPS permits users to determine their position, velocity and the time 24 hours a day, in all weather, anywhere in the world, In order to locate your position, your device or GPS receiver must have a clear view of the sky.||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS|
|NFCNFC (Near field communication) is a set of standards for smartphones and similar devices to establish peer-to-peer radio communications with each other by touching them together or bringing them into proximity, usually no more than a few inches.|
|USB Ports||microUSB v2.0|
|GPRSGPRS (General Packet Radio Service) is a packet oriented mobile data service on the 2G and 3G cellular communication system's global system for mobile communications (GSM), Generally, GPRS is used for the purpose of wireless data transfer, such as sharing pictures and videos or browsing the Internet via a mobile phone connection.|
|EDGEEDGE (Enhanced Data GSM Environment) is a wireless network technology generally considered the next step in the 2G network offers data transfer rates up to four times faster than ordinary GSM networks, Generally, EDGE is used for the purpose of wireless data transfer, such as sharing pictures and videos or browsing the Internet via a mobile phone connection.|
|Battery TypeBattery Type => Cell phones run on various kinds of batteries depending on the manufacturer, phone size or shape and features. There are basically four types of cell phone batteries => Lithium Polymer, Lithium Ion, Nickel Metal Hydride and Nickel Cadmium.||Li-Ion (Lithium Ion)|
|CapacityBattery Capacity is a measure (typically in Amp-hr) of the charge stored by the battery, and is determined by the mass of active material contained in the battery. The battery capacity represents the maximum amount of energy that can be extracted from the battery under certain conditions.||2860 mAh|