Xiaomi to Launch Mi 5c On Dec. 6

By | Nov 29, 2016 10:27 PM EST
Xiaomi Mi 5c is expected to have a price tag of around CNY 1,000 ($150).

Xiaomi Mi 5c is expected to have a price tag at around CNY 1,000 ($150).(Photo : Getty Images)

Xiaomi will be launching its Mi 5c on Dec. 6 as per China’s microblogging site Weibo.

The Chinese tech company’s Mi 5c is expected to release as a lesser variant of the Xiaomi Mi 5s. Aside from the launch date details, three images of the Mi 5c have also been posted.

The photos resemble the images of the phone leaked from the past. The images show the front and back of the smartphone and the “About Phone” section, BGR reported.

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Xiaomi Mi 5c is anticipated to be powered by 2.2 GHz octa-core processor, which may be Qualcomm Snapdragon 820, and runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow based MIUI 8 operating system. It will feature 3GB of RAM with 64GB of storage space.

The new Xiaomi headset is seen sporting a black color and anticipated to feature a 2.5D glass display but it will also be available in rose gold. It will have a 5.2-inch full HD 1080p screen display while the other version will have 5.5 inch display.

Its front camera or selfie camera is located above the display. The Home button is expected to double as a fingerprint scanner. The rear camera 5c is placed on the top left corner of the device with the Mi logo embedded down below.

The rear camera is 12MP, while the selfie camera is 8MP. Xiaomi Mi 5c will come with NFC support and backed by 3080 mAh Li-ion battery. The device is expected to have a price tag of around CNY 1,000 ($150), according to GSM Arena.

Aside from China, Xiaomi may launch the new device in other markets like India. The Chinese tech firm has announced as well that they will be joining CES 2017 in January and another device may be launched.

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