Xiaomi Mi 5C Leaks: PineCone Processors, No Home-Button, And More

The Xiaomi Mi 5C is expected to be launched in the first week of March 2017. With just a few days left for the launch, a number of leaks have surfaced about the upcoming Xiaomi Mi 5C smartphone. Recently leaked images of the device reveal its new design.

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No Home-Button For Xiaomi Mi 5C?

According to the recently leaked image shared on Weibo by a leakster named @strongmachine, the upcoming smartphone will not be sporting the traditional home button in the front side of the device. The leaked image is said to have come from the Foxconn factory. The leaked image also shows the selfie camera positioned on the left side of the smartphone instead of right in usual Xiaomi models.

It is notable that the earlier leaked images showed the presence of a physical home button, but the recent images do not have one. Also, according to the earlier leaked details about the new Xiaomi Mi 5C, the device will be powered by Xiaomi’s own octa-core Pine Cone processor.

Xiaomi’s Pine Cone Processors

The company’s own processors are made by Pine Cone technologies. There are two Pinecone SoC chips that are under development. The supposed chipsets with model numbers V670 and V970 are built using the Cortex A-53 and four A-53 octa-core architecture offering a processing speed of 800MHz and the Mali T860 MP4 GPU. Adding on, rumours also suggest that 28nm process is used in manufacturing the V670 chipset and the 10nm process technology for the V970 chipset. The V970 chipset is said to be able to clock a process speed of 2.7GHz and will be out by the end of the year.

Other Specs And Features

The Xiaomi Mi 5C is expected to be out by March and may have the V670 variant. V670 is said to perform as good as the Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 processor. Also, the upcoming device will come with a 5.5-inch display and thin bezels. Rumours also reveal that there will also be a Snapdragon variant for the device. Xiaomi Mi 5C will have a 3GB of RAM and a 64GB of internal storage. It is also said to come with a 12MP rear camera and an 8MP front camera and a 3,200mAh battery. The device is said to be priced at Rs 14,623. However, all these rumours are unconfirmed and will be revealed only after the release.

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