In the smartphone market, there are many models all over the market. There are many models in different categories and classes that can help the users to get a device perfectly useful as per their requirements. There is a Chinese company namely Xiaomi which has rocked the market in the last couple of years. The brand has offered some of thebeautiful features that have made the users have ultimate navigation. Considering the features of the company the buyers have preferred this device over many other devices from the leading brands.

The XiaomiMi 5C price in India is expected to be Rs14,990. However, the low price isn’t the USP of this smartphone. It offers the latest features and good quality as well. The expected launch of this device is in June 2017. The same is yet to be confirmed officially though.  It boots on the Android v7.1 which is also known as Nougat and has a dual SIM facility. The network bands supported will be 4G, 3G, as well as 2G and SIM size supported, is Nano.  For the smartphone lovers with dual SIM and in thebudget segment this can be a much useful and preferred device over many others.

The picture quality too will be a good one as it has 12MP primary camera with LED flash. The battery is a USB type-c port and charges quickly. It is claimed to be the lightest Phablet with a 12MP camera with the device weighing 135 grams. The fingerprint sensor feature provides with extra security too. Hence from various angles of the users, this can be a much useful device for all the users irrespective of professional or casual users.

Design and Display

The height of the device is 144.3 mm whereas its width is 69.6 mm. The colour variants available for this are Black and Rose Gold. The weight, as well as the thickness of the phone (135 grams and 7.0 mm respectively), adds up to the other factors to make its design and look sleek and stylish.

XiaomiMihas a 5.15-inch full HD 1,080p display. It provides sharpness in contrast ratio, and the colour reproduction is clear too because of the high pixel density of 401 ppi. Hence for the users in any situation, the screen can offer exact view whether it is an image or a document.

Performance and Storage

The chipset of this device is Xiaomi Surge S1, and the processor is Octa Core. This provides very good speed and performance as it has 2.2 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A53 + 1.4 GHz, Quad core, and Cortex A53. The RAM is 3GB, so that adds to the speed as well. The graphics are Mali-T860 MP4 and the architecture a 64 bit. With the help of this processor, one can easily carry out various functions at the same moment. The power pack device has absolutely amazing features that can help the users get perfecthands-on experience.

The Mi 5C has a 64GB of internal storage however it does not provide the user with an expandable memory card slot. Hence it may be a little disappointing for the users who need more memory for storage of images and songs as well as videos.

Camera and Battery

The Mi 5C has a 12MP main camera that comes with dual-colour LED flash and the autofocus feature. The front camera enables the user to take good quality selfies and videos as well because even this is an 8MP lens. Hence those who want quality images can go for the device as it can offer easy access to acamera at any point of time.

The phone is provided with a 2860mAh Li-polymer battery. The battery would be more than enough to enable the smooth functioning of the device for ample of hours. Hence for the users who prefer to use thedevice for long hours, it can help a lot.

Network and Connectivity

Both the SIM slots provided on this device support Nano SIM cards and 4G Indian bands. One can use a 3G or2G connection SIM card as well. EDGE, as well as GPRS supportive features, are available with both SIM slots.

As for the connectivity, the device is compatible with Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and 4G connectivity. Also, it provides this over two SIM cards as it a dual SIM device.  The USB Type-C is supported.However, the device doesn’t support micro-USB.  The device doesn’t have NFC supportive feature. The multimedia features provided are the loudspeaker and an audio jack of 3.5 mm. The lack of NFC may disappoint the users who prefer to have remote access to the device.

Verdict

The Xiaomi Mi 5C 5 bundles up a powerful pack because ofits features and impressive battery backup. It also has sufficient storage which makes up for the lack of a MicroSD support. This should not be a huge drawback unless one loves storing a lot of data on their mobile handsets.  The camera quality is good too because of a 12MP basic camera and an 8MP front camera which enables good photography as well as videography. So, for those who love to have many videos, movies, songs and images, this device is not a good choice due to lack of storage. But on the positive side, it comes with a dual SIM facility so one can easily use two numbers on the same device. This is definitely a good feature as one can use the personal as well the professional number (if any) on the same handset.

The much-needed security is doubled up because of the fingerprint sensor as well. All in all, the device is worthy of an investment if a budget phone is something one is looking for. The Xiaomi Mi 5C is a great grab with its all metal body, 3GB of RAM and a 12MP camera.  Considering the features, it offers as per the market experts it is a much useful device from all the angels.