Xiaomi uses more proprietary chips in its phones
Xiaomi also introduced its first dedicated image signal processor (ISP) during the unveiling of the 2021 flagship phones. A whistleblower recently claimed that the second generation of Xiaomi’s custom processor is now in production and may do other things in addition to image signal processing.
According to notebookcheck, probably the new generation of custom chip Xiaomi helps the company’s phones achieve some high-end features. Xiaomi’s first dedicated ISP chip named Surge C1 was introduced and used in the Mix Fold phone. At the time, Xiaomi announced that this exclusive ISP was a “professional chip”.
The user account of the familiar name Digital Chat Station published a post on the Weibo social network, which was machine translated into English as a kind of new dual-core processor in The Surge family points out. This new processor will appear in one of the next flagship phones of the Chinese company.
- Xiaomi unveiled the exclusive Surging S1 chip with 8 processing cores
- Xiaomi founder to questions about Xiaomi 12, electric car, chip Surge and other things answered
It is also pointed out that the second generation Surge chip will be responsible for the phone charging process in addition to image processing. In recent times, rumors have pointed to the development of 150W charging technology by Xiaomi, and it is possible to achieve this technology through a dedicated chip.
Xiaomi has used 120W charging in its new series of phones and is trying to is to increase the charging speed even higher. Maybe Xiaomi can avoid important problems such as overheating during charging through its own chip.
Probably Xiaomi Mix 5 Pro, Xiaomi 12 Ultra or Xiaomi Mix Fold 2 are the first phones to be equipped with the new proprietary Chinese chip. Keep in mind that this news will remain a rumor until Xiaomi announces anything.