Wall Street Journal quoted from the chip will be introduced within the next few months. But could not be ascertained whether the chip will be used throughout the series Xiaomi smartphone or only on certain models.
Although Xiaomi is keeping silent in this regard, a number of nearby sources confirm its truth. Xiaomi chip technology reported will be made based on the technology of other Chinese companies, namely come Telecom.
Through a separate entity, Beijing Pinecone Electronics, Xiaomi is known to have acquired the mobile processor technologies from subsidiaries Coming in November 2014, namely Leadcore Technology. Through Beijing Xiaomi Pinecone it also will develop chips for smartphones great.
The news was widely heard mention of smartphones that will use the chip prime Xiaomi is Mi5C. The report said that there are two models Gizmochina Xiaomi Pinecone processors into the market in 2017, the V670 and V970.
V670 which uses four large Cortex A-53 cores and four Cortex A-53 small cores reported to be used in Mi5C. While the V970 four-core Cortex A-73 and four-core Cortex A-53 octa-cores will be available in the fourth quarter 2017.
Xiaomi plans to work on its own chips had been heard since last year. This decision was taken so that the company can continue to compete with other companies, and make the product more integrated. Moreover, Xiaomi smartphone sales is now also reportedly declined.