Currently, Xiaomi is working in on new version of MIUI OS based on Android7.1 OS, Xiaomi MI5, Xiaomi MI MAX has enjoyed Android 7.0 update. Xiaomi MI5C as its first Pinecone Surge S1 smartphone has not got MIUI 8.2 update, but from Xiaomi inner staff, Xiaomi MI5C will enjoy MIUI 8 OS based on Android7.1, and Xiaomi MI5C official forum has started its beta test. If you are the owner of Xiaomi MI5C, you can participate first.
Pinecone Surge S1 is Xiaomi own developed 28nm Octa core 64bit processor, up to 2.2GHz, adopting real time switch of large and small core (2.2GHz Quad core A53+1.4GHz Quad core A53), this Xiaomi MI5C uses this processor, it has 5.15 inch 1080p screen, coming with RAM 3GB ROM 64GB internal storage, dual camera with 8MP front and 12MP back camera, built in 2,860mAh battery, supporting 9V/2A quick charge, and it supports fingerprint scanner on the front design.
Therefore, if you are interested in Android7.1 OS, those Xiaomi MI5C users can install ‘App in MIUI Forum’, getting the quick sign-in access, after you are approved, you can receive the notification of new OS. But MIUI official hasn’t leaked what kind of features Xiaomi MI5C with Android7.1 update, and when to test in public and when its stable version releases.