Xiaomi Mi 5c Launched With In-House Built Surge S1 SoC

Xiaomi Mi 5c Price & Availability

Where, all people are going crazy towards Snapdragon processors, now Xiaomi has launched their own built Surge 1 named System On Chip. The first device running on this chipset is company’s own Xiaomi Mi 5c.

Well, we already heard a lot of rumors regarding the Xiaomi Mi 5c but finally it goes official. The company claimed that the new SURGE S1 SoC could beat Snapdragon 625 & MediaTek Helio P10 and P20.

The all new Xiaomi Mi 5c will be available in three colour variants which are Rose Gold, Gold, and Black colour options.

Xiaomi Mi 5c Price & Availability

The mid-range battle is immensely getting competitive due to heavy amount of launches. Well, coming back to Xiaomi Mi 5c price & availability.

It would be available from 3 March 2017 with the price tag of CNY 1499 (Rs 14,600 approx).

Xiaomi Mi 5c Buy Now Flipkart, Amazon, Snapdeal, Mi.com

Not now. But yes, you can buy this smartphone from 3 March 2017. Most probably the online partner would be Flipkart or it will be sold via Mi.com.

1) Go to the Store selling Xiaomi Mi 5c.

2) Add Xiaomi Mi 5c to your shopping cart.

3) Log in or Sign up at the store.

4) Enter shipping details or update existing one.

5) Choose payment mode & make payment successfully.

6) That’s all!

Xiaomi Mi 5c Full Specifications (Gadgets360 Creation)


Release date February 2017
Form factor Touchscreen
Dimensions (mm) 144.38 x 69.68 x 7.09
Weight (g) 135.00
Battery capacity (mAh) 2860
Removable battery No
SAR value NA


Screen size (inches) 5.15
Touchscreen Yes
Resolution 1080×1920 pixels
Pixels per inch (PPI) 428


Processor 2.2GHz octa-core
Processor make Surge S1
Internal storage 64GB
Expandable storage Yes


Rear camera 12-megapixel
Flash Yes
Front camera 8-megapixel


Operating System Android Android 6.0
Skin MIUI 8


Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi standards supported 802.11 ac
Bluetooth Yes, v 4.10
Infrared No
Headphones 3.5mm
FM Yes
Number of SIMs 2
SIM Type Micro-SIM
3G No
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) No
SIM Type Micro-SIM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) No


Compass/ Magnetometer No
Proximity sensor Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes
Gyroscope Yes
Barometer No
Temperature sensor No


Xiaomi Mi 5c Key Features

Processor – Let’s start talking with the main highlight which is the processor used in this device. The SURGE S1 is an octa-core processor built on 28nm process and having clock speed upto 2.2GHz. The octa-core SoC dissects into four ARM Cortex-A53 cores clocked at 2.2GHz and four other power-efficient ARM Cortex-A53 cores clocked at 1.4GHz. Looking at the lineaments we can say the processor will be decent for a mid-range smartphone but the clear view only come after using it.

Display – Moving on to the top, it features a 5.15-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) curved glass display with a pixel density of 428ppi (Pixel Per Inch). The phone is powered by Octa-Core Surge S1 SoC clocked at 2.2GHz and couples with Mali-T860 quad-core GPU.

Hardware – The RAM of Xiaomi Mi 5c is 3GB and having 64GB of ROM; inbuilt storage which is further expandable using microSD card.

Software – The phone is running on MIUI8 based Android Marshmallow on the box but Xiaomi claimed tha it would be upgradabke to the latest Android OS which Nougat.

Camera – Talking about the optics of this smartphone, it flaunts a 12-megapixel rear camera with large 1.25-micron pixels, an f/2.2 aperture, and LED flash. At the front, there is an 8-megapixel camera with an f/2.0 aperture, and 27mm wide-angle lens.

Additional – The fingerprint scanner position is changes this time and it is embedded inside the home button on the front.

Connectivity – It includes 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac dual-band, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, USB Type-C, a 3.5mm audio jack, and FM radio.The phone features dual microphone for noise cancellation also.

Xiaomi Mi 5c Review

If you’re planning to get this smartphone, you surely need to check a review before getting it. Don’t worry, we will cover up th review when smartphone will launched.


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