Xiaomi Working on its custom Chipset Surge S2

Barely a year prior, Xiaomi formally displayed its in-house created, custom Surge S1 chipset. At the time, it put on a show of being a somewhat striking advance in a region, ordinarily just crossed by enormous name players, any semblance of Samsung and Huawei. Tragically, the entire undertaking ceases to exist rapidly. In any case, it appears Xiaomi hasn't abandoned the thought yet. With its expanded fame, advertise extension and, thusly, request and production network volume climbs, it appears the Chinese OEM is currently sufficiently certain to take another wound at a custom SoC.


As indicated by industry sources, Xiaomi has been tossing progressively greater requests at numerous Taiwanese makers and players in the IT inventory network, including Foxconn Electronics, Inventec, Largan Precision and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC). A charged mystery contract with the last mentioned, subtle elements the Surge S2 chipset, that was reputed around the current year's MWC occasion, yet will be yet to see the light of day.

According to the scoop, it will be founded on TSMC's 16nm procedure and utilize an octa-cORE outline - four Cortex-A73 units, running at 2.2GHz and four Cortex-A53 ones, timed at 1.8GHz. The processors ought to be joined by a Mali G71MP8 and similarity with UFS 2.1 capacity and LPDDR4 memory. Strangely, the source guarantees there is no CDMA bolster in the Surge S2 specs sheet. In spite of the fact that, it won't not be settled yet.


Everything considered, this is plainly not a leader chipset recommendation, but rather with a proposed execution rating some place in the Kirin 960 ballpark, the Surge S2 could end up being an exceptionally effective mass-attractive stage. Everything appears to boil down to how far Xiaomi can keep increase its cost to execution proportions. Which is certainly fixing to the scale and nature of its producer and provider relations.

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