Finally the long awaited Xiaomi Mi5C smartphone has been launched. It is the successor of Xiaomi Mi5s a well-known flagship killer. This phone was leaked online with High-end specifications and classy images that are going viral all over the internet. However, the biggest surprise of the launch of Xiaomi Mi5c was the Xiaomi’s own processor – “Surge S1. Mi5C become the first Xiaomi device that uses Surge S1 as its processor chipset!
Besides this phone is ultra-slim and lightweight, which surely attract many people worldwide.

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With the launch of this attractive device xiaomi is looking forward to making another big impact on the Asian Mobile phone market. So to know more about this phone lets look at it features one by one.

Xiaomi Mi5c Design and Appearance

Xiaomi Mi5C is a classy metal-clad smartphone with the sleek metal finish and round 2.5 D edges . It feels very premium in hand and looks absolutely stunning. The fingerprint scanner is embbedd on the home button front side. I think it is a very convenient place because it’s very safe and quick to access. The device is available 3 different color variants Gold, Black and the beautiful Rose Gold.

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Design and Display

XIAOMI MI5C Smartphone

Now let’s come to the Display Specifications. The Xiaomi Mi5C will come with a High-Quality Display of 5.15”-inch Screen with Full HD (1920×1080 pixels) resolution. The phone having 1.6 mm thin bazel, which really give a feel of bazelless phone. This phone has 2048 brightness levels with ultra-precise backlight controls (In typical phones we usually have 256 brightness levels).

So whether you are in sun light or in dark , Mi5C will assure you the best possible brigness level. This precise brightness adjustment level was made possible with  this its new Surge S1 Chipset. That is quite remarkable at this price range and the Mi is already well known for its Display quality and with good and vibrant colors.

Android 7.1 Upgradadble (By March)

Xiaomi Mi5c ANDROID 7.1

Xiaomi Mi5C runs on MiUI operating system, but here is the good news from the launch that Android 7.1 update will be available on March 2017 for Mi 5c MIUI Developer ROM. Is nt it awesome?. It supports Dual SIM, Nano SIM with 4G LTE/VOLTE, 3G, Wi-Fi, NFC, ultrasonic fingerprint sensor

Power packed hardware with Surge S1 Chipset


The Mi5c’s hardware is powered by Powered by Surge S1 Chipset with octa-core 64-bit processor (2.2GHz quad-core A53 + 1.4GHz quad-core A53) . This premium device is clubbed with 3GB of RAM and 64GB ROM . It makes this device very much like its predecessor Mi5s. This device also supports an Expandable Micro SD card slot which can be expanded up to 128GB. That is one of the much-needed requirements for every mobile phone lover here.

Promising Camera


The camera section is also full of high-end specs with a 12-megapixel primary rear facing camera. It is packed with features like Sony IMX 378 sensor and af/2.0 aperture, auto-focus featured with Geo-tagging, face detection, HDR .Mi 5c device alsonoise management algorithm, it ables to reduce large noise within a single frame and maintain the image details. It will attract many photo lovers who like doing lots of photography with their phone camera. The secondary camera will come with an 8-megapixel shooter on the front for taking beautiful selfies and high-quality video calling.

Great Battery Life

The Mi Smartphones are quite popular in every aspect of features but what they are really renowned for are their battery life with and great standby time. The Xiaomi Mi5c has 2860 mah Battery. This is one of the department, where xiaomi mi5c compromises. Although company has assured that with its amazing battery optimization features , it can provide a full day battery life. Besides this Mi5C uses quick charge technology( 9V/2A) with safe and fast charging. Hope to see the battery performance to go even higher with new features.

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Other Salient Features

There are a few more features that I would like to cover up with my review which is really important for the purchaser to make a wise decision that are as follows.

  • This is one of the lightest Xiaomi Smartphone with weigh 132g only.
  • Ultraslim with thickness 7.09 mm
  • Premium metal body
  • 1.66 MM ultra thin bazels
  • This phone has reading mode for reducing blue light rays which causes eye strain.
  • Mi5c Camera has double noise reduction optimization.

Pricing Of Xiaomi Mi5c Smartphone

Price of Xiaomi Mi5c

As we all know Xiaomi is famous for mid-range flagship killers, The Mi5C will also be priced under the radar of $200-$220 or RMB 1499. So this light phone can be a the best budget smartphone, for that we have to wait for user experiences.

My verdict for Purchasers

According to me, Mi5C is a device that has a lot of potential with Great Display with precise brightness level adjustment and lots of features backing it up to be a great smartphone. Its red rose color is just eye-catching. Look wise it is one of the best Xiaomi smartphone. So in the end i can say that if you want a budget smartphone with Light weight, great Display, small screen size with decent camera this is the Phone for you.

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Xiaomi Mi5c Smartphone


Design & Built











  • Xiaomi's Own Surge S1 Chipset!
  • 2048 Brightness adjustment level
  • Slim and light premium metal body: 132g and 7.09mm thin
  • 9V/2A Fast Charging


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