Following the footsteps of Samsung, Huawei and Apple to reduce its dependency on companies like Qualcomm and MediaTek, which supply the Chinese tech company with SoCs - now Xiaomi is also reportedly said to be working on its own line of chipset to power up its smartphones.
Yes, the latest leaked report has it that the Apple of China plans on producing two different SoCs for release next year."
Information coming all the way from a report of GizmoChina and MyDrivers states that Xiaomi is only going to be introducing two custom cores initially, which are going to be found in the firm's future lineup of smartphones. Since the company's Redmi series of handsets feature an affordable price, these custom cores are most likely going to be present in them.
What else we know? Well, for right now rumors are ripe that the Xioami's second chipset is aimed to be made official by 2016 and will be powered the company's mid-range models. This SoC will offer an octa-core CPU.
Whereas, Xiaomi's premium yet affordable smartphone range will still use Snapdragon chipsets from Qualcomm.
Currently, there are no details on the specifications of the chipset, and no official confirmation from the company's end. But, stay tuned as GizBot will keep you updated with every single detail on this report.